Will Digital Cameras Soon Be Extinct?

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CSL Mi450 5MP auto focus rear camera
CSL Mi450 5MP auto focus rear camera

As smartphones are able to process images at incredible resolutions, do digital cameras have a place in general society? Although digital cameras have increased the resolution of images provided by them, smartphones such as the LG Spectrum 2 can handle 8MP of HD recording and image snapshots. Is there any reason why the average consumer would need to invest in a personal digital camera?

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Canon EOS M First Mirrorless Camera and EF-M Lenses (Specs, Release Date and Price)

Canon EOS M

Canon EOS M

After a long wait, Canon finally announced its first mirrorless camera — Canon EOS M, as well as new EF-M lenses and flash. Read this article for Canon EOS M specs, features, release date, and price with photos and hands-on video.

I am a fan of Canon camera, from point-and-shot to DSLR (Canon EOS 450D). I was wondering why Canon had not released any mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera (MILC), while other camera manufacturers already selling theirs in the market.

Canon EOS M specs

At last, Canon announced — Canon EOS M with EF-M 22mm f/2.0 STM lens — the first Canon MILC, featuring 18MP sensor, touch screen LCD, and compatible with Canon EF and EF-S lenses.

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The DO’s and DON’T’s of Digital Camera Shopping

Big lens camera

Big lens camera

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Syed Rafie. In this article, he explains the do’s and don’t’s when buying a digital camera: megapixel count, image quality and get the right camera for yourselves.  If you would like to contribute too, please contact me.

Buying a digital camera nowadays isn’t as risky as it used to be. They’ve come down in value far enough that most of them represent a risk-free purchase, considering the payoffs that you are supposed to be get in return. As technology gets progressively cheaper, consumers experience the upshot of having more choice to spend their hard-earned coin on. The caveat to this somewhat sunny depiction of the situation is that the potential for confusion has also increased.

It can be a minefield to navigate, as we are about to see. But fear not! Even with choices galore and various advertising catchphrases being thrown at you from multiple angles, there are certain hard truths that you need to consider (which are easy enough to discern) when deciding which camera is going to be your next one.

Let’s start with a very simple, and important, DON’T.

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Canon EOS 650D Price in Malaysia

Canon EOS 650D DSLR camera
Canon EOS 650D DSLR camera
Canon EOS 650D DSLR camera

Canon EOS 650D is available in Malaysia now. You can buy it from Canon camera dealers. Here is the Canon EOS 650D price list as your reference:

  • Canon EOS 650D body only: RM 2550 (~USD 800)
  • Canon EOS 650D + EF-S 18–55mm IS Lens: RM 2889 (~USD 907)
  • Canon EOS 650D + EF-S 18–135mm IS Lens: RM 3698 (~USD 1158)

(source: Shashinki)

Above are the online prices, you might able to get a better deal (cheaper price and free gift) at camera shop. A quick check on Amazon.com (ref) shows that 650D price in Malaysia is cheaper than in U.S.

Canon EOS 650D is the latest entry level DSLR camera of the company. It features a vari-angle touch screen for set-shoot-view convenience. 650D use Hybrid CMOS censor and DIGIC 5 processing and able to take 18 megapixel images at up to 5 frames per second (fps).

Canon PowerShot S95 Review

This is a guest post by alaTest.com. If you would like to contribute too, please contact me.

canon powershot s95 camera

The ultracompact Canon PowerShot S95 may be small in stature, but certainly not in picture quality. Shooting at 10 megapixels with 720p video, the PowerShot S95 features a wide aperture worthy of full-sized 35 mm cameras and digital/manual hybrids.

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