Entries Tagged as 'Review'

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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Panasonic Adds Lumix G Vario 12-60mm/F3.5-5.6 Zoom Lens

February 24th, 2016 · No Comments · Digital Camera/Camcorder, Digital Cameras, News, UHDTV

Panasonic introduced Wednesday the Lumix G Vario 12-60mm F3.5-5.6 ASPH interchangeable zoom lens with power optical image stabilization for its Micro Four Thirds mirrorless compact camera line. The lens’ focal range is equivalent to 24-120mm on a 35mm camera. It is splash and dust-proof and offers a versatile 5x zoom range. The focal range affords […]

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Nikon Adds First 4K UHD DL-Series Cameras

February 23rd, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, Digital Camera/Camcorder, Digital Cameras, Full HD 1080p, HDMI, News, UHDTV, Uncategorized

Nikon continues to expand its stable of 4K Ultra HD-capable cameras at a rapid pace, with the introduction Tuesday of its first DL series Coolpix advanced point-and-shoot cameras. The new models include the Nikon DL24-55, which carries a $650 suggested retail; the DL18-50, which rings in at $800; and the DL24-500 (pictured at top), which […]

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