Entries Tagged as 'Review'

LG Jumps Into LTE Action Cam Business Offering Up To 4K Resolution

May 12th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, Digital Camera/Camcorder, Digital Cameras, Full HD 1080p, News, UHDTV

  LG Electronics has long made high-performing still and video cameras as part of its smartphone offerings, but it pretty much left the dedicated action camera market for others. That’s changing today following the announcement out of Seoul that it has introduced a new “action camera” as part of its “Friend” ecosystem of products with […]

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Review: UHD Blu-ray `The Revenant’ Paints Harrowing Tale With Light

May 6th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, Amazon, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Disc Reviews, HDR, Product Reviews, Review, Surround Sound, UHDTV

The Ultra HD Blu-ray format is only a couple of months old, and already we have an impressive body of about 30 discs carrying 3840×2160 resolution images supported by strikingly realistic contrast, detail and color through the use of the new tool (for the home at least) of high dynamic range (HDR). The Revenant, which […]

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Review: Samsung’s UBD-K8500 Sets Bar High For Ultra HD Blu-ray

April 18th, 2016 · 2 Comments · 2160p, 3D HDTV, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, HDMI, HDR, Product Reviews, Review, Surround Sound, UHDTV

Samsung’s UBD-K8500 Ultra HD Blu-ray player (above) has a curved design but no readout. Since the introduction of the first DVD player, Samsung has sought to be first-to-market with all of the latest optical disc technologies to come along. The company’s track record includes the introduction of the first DVD player, the first Blu-ray player […]

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Panasonic Introduces GX85 Compact 4K ILC

April 5th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, Digital Camera/Camcorder, Digital Cameras, Full HD 1080p, HDMI, News, UHDTV

Panasonic beefed up its 4K Ultra HD mirrorless interchangeable lens camera lineup Tuesday with the addition of the Lumix DMC-GX85, billed as the “most compact camera system” yet designed by the company. The camera measures 4.8 x 2.78 x 1.73 inches and weighs 1.09 pounds with lens and battery included. A key feature is the […]

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Review: Samsung’s 4K Ultra HD UN65KS9500 Brings HDR Home

March 31st, 2016 · 3 Comments · 2160p, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, Curved Screen, HDR, News, Product Reviews, Review, UHDTV

Last year, 4K Ultra HDTVs with high dynamic range (HDR) and a wide color gamut (WCG) were brand new, and we had no parameters with which to measure performance for the additional luminance and color we were supposed to be seeing. At the start of Year Two, the Ultra HD Alliance has given us a […]

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Sony Adds 4K Cybershot RX10 III Camera

March 30th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, Digital Camera/Camcorder, Digital Cameras, News, UHDTV

Sony introduced Tuesday the third addition to its RX10 camera series, in the Sony Cybershot RX10 III, which is distinguished by a super 25x (24-600mm f/2.4-4 35mm equivalent) zoom range, combined with the company’s high quality 20-megapixel 1-inch image sensor. For advanced amateurs, the combination of the lens, sensor, image stabilization and image processing systems […]

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Canon Adds Rebel T6 Full HD DSLR With Wi-Fi

March 11th, 2016 · No Comments · Digital Camera/Camcorder, Digital Cameras, Full HD 1080p, News, Wireless HD

Canon this week introduced the successor to its popular entry level Rebel T5 DSLR. The Rebel T6 adds Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity to the feature set that also includes Full HD 1080/30p video recording. Canon said the Rebel T6 will be available March 27, 2016 at a $549.99 expected retail price for a bundle including […]

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Sony Adds Compact 1080p 30x Zoom Camera, Lighting Control System

March 7th, 2016 · No Comments · Digital Camera/Camcorder, Digital Cameras, Full HD 1080p, News

Sony Electronics introduced Monday its DSC-HX80 compact zoom point-and-shoot camera with a 30x Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* zoom lens, and Full HD 1080p video recording. Sony also used the Wedding & Portrait Photography Conference and Expo (WPPI) show in Las Vegas this week to reveal a new wireless lighting control system targeting advanced amateur and professional […]

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