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Nikon 1 J2 continue the sophistication of Nikon 1 J1

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Nikon 1 J2 is elegant in white. Image: iphotzine.com
We can see the seriousness of Nikon, Canon's rivals to develop mirrorless cameras; Nikon has launched the proven Nikon 1 J2. 

This camera is the successor of the previous Nikon cameras mirrorless, namely J1. Broadly speaking, the Nikon 1 J2 has the specification which is not much different from the Nikon J1. However, J2 comes with a feature that is a bit more and is priced at a more affordable price, so that it can compete with the price of similar cameras from other brands such as Panasonic, Pentax or Olympus, even Sony which is also serious  in the area mirrorless camera types.

The difference between J1 and J2 will you find on the screen. J2 will use a 3-inch LCD with size. The screen consists of 921,000 while the Nikon J1 uses a 3-inch screen with 461,000 dot. This increase will make you more comfortable when you examine the images in bright light during the day, of course you will see sharper photos than the previous version.

Nikon 1 J2 has now been strengthened with metallic body. However, for the size of the body, the Nikon 1 J2 was still exactly the same with the J1. Many users were disappointed to find out the Nikon J1 is not equipped with Creative mode. Nikon realized the mistake, now you can find Creative mode on the Nikon 1 J2. You will be happy with the Nikon 1 J2 because it has been equipped with scene modes consisting of the Miniature, Panorama, Selective Color, Soft, Night Landscape, Backlighting and Night potraits. This camera also has armed exposure mode P / S / A / M. Now you will be more creative with these features.

Nikon 1 J2 is still using the same sensor with the J1, the CX-format 10.1 megapixel CMOS. Both J1 and J2 both have ISO 100-3200/6400, autofocus up to 73 points, and the ability to record HD video. Now you can make videos or movies on a full HD resolution with easier and more creative.
 
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Nikon 1 J2 appeared in a variety of attractive colors.Image: technabob.com
In addition to J2, Nikon also introduced a new lens, the 11-27.5mm (30-74mm equivalent) f/3.5-5.6. This lens will be sold at the price of USD189, 95, Nikon also announced a underwater casing, specifically for the J1 and J2 with price USD749, 95. Indeed this case the price is more expensive than the Nikon camera itself, but the casing secures the camera up to 131 feet underwater. If you are diving in Nusa Penida, Bali, then will have a chance to photograph the beauty of coral reefs and a variety of exotic fish with a more comfortable and safer.


Olympus SP-720UZ a prosumer super zoom camera

If you're looking for a camera with a super zoom lens, and will use it for vacation and other activities without having to carry large and heavy camera, the Olympus SP-720UZ can you make as a travel companion. This camera can be classed as a prosumer camera as your bridge before you seriously using digital SLR cameras.

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Olympus SP-720UZ is ideal for holiday and traveling. Image: olympus.co.uk
Olympus SP-720UZ is a high zoom all-in-one model with easy functionality and lots of fun things to try out while you’re exploring the world. This camera is featuring a 14 megapixel resolution, 26x optical zoom and 1080p Full HD video. 

The ideal person to use Olympus SP-720UZ is someone who likes to travel and wants to take as many pictures of various things as they can. However, they either don't want or don't care for the intricacies of a Digital SLR. They want point and shoot simplicity. Are you one of them?


Creative Filters

Olympus SP-720UZ also equipped with seven shooting modes on the command dial includes Program (P), Beauty, and Panorama, 3D, Scenes (SCN) Magic (digital filters), and iAuto. The latter is an intelligent auto mode that will analyses the scene and selects the appropriate mode for what it sees. The Magic mode has 12 separate filters to make your pictures look prettier. For example, there's the typical Pin Hole (usually called Toy Camera), Soft Focus, Miniature, Pop Art, and Watercolour, very unique creative filters. With creative features, you can maximize the camera to make photo creations that suit to your artistic talents and abilities that will surely increase.

You can show off your work to a variety of social media networks without awkward, and you will be praised by family and friends, you may have considered a professional photographer. Olympus seemed very understanding of your creativity. Don’t forget to try HDR feature to create more creative pictures with this prosumer camera.

Olympus SP-720UZ specifications:
·         14 megapixel CMOS sensor
·         26x optical zoom lens (35mm equivalent: 26-676mm)
·         Dual Image Stabilization
·         3.0 inch 460,000 dot LCD screen
·         High-speed continuous shooting
·         1080p full HD movie and HDMI Control
·         ISO 100-3200
·         5cm minimum focusing distance
·         HDR backlight adjustment
·         In-camera panorama
·         Available in black and silver

Olympus SP-720UZ is equipped with a TruePic III+-branded image processor. Maximum image dimensions are 4,288 x 3,216 pixels. The SP720UZ's lens offers actual focal lengths ranging from 4.7 to 121.2mm, which would equate to the same range as a 35mm camera with everything from a generous 26mm wide angle to a whopping 676mm telephoto. This prosumer camera is a life companion camera for traveler and great for daily activities. You can also create video clips and movie in 1080 Full HD resolution.
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Olympus SP-720UZ in black and silver. Image: altech.bh


This prosumer camera uses an iESP Auto contrast detection autofocusing by default, with the ability to switch to spot AF if desired. An AF assist illuminator is included, helping the camera to focus on nearby objects in difficult lighting conditions. Both AF tracking and face detection functions are also included.

You can also compare the Olympus SP-720UZ with some prosumer cameras of renowned brands such as Panasonic Lumix DMC FZ200 or prosumer cameras made ​​by Fujifilm, Canon and Sony's Cybershot series. If you compare you definitely find a little difference of aspect features, length and range of zoom lenses, the ability of the battery and of course the price. You just adjust to your budget and your needs, and of course, so you settle for the hobby and your creativity.





Toughpad 4K the first ultra HD tablet

If we are talking about the tablet PC, Ultarabook, Laptop and PC, we will remember names like Asus, Acer, HP, Lenovo, Dell or Sony, and of course Samsung. Now you need to get ready to welcome Panasonic - which we know as the mirrorless camera maker, LCD TV, home theater or other electronic products - featuring an advanced tablet to compete with other advanced tablet. Panasonic has launched its first tablet ultra HD that will tempt you to try it.

Panasonic has released Toughpad 4K; a tablet is arguably superior in its class today. The tablet is a debut with the support of technology or ultra-high definition 4K. You can imagine how sophisticated this new tablet. This tablet has a 20 inch wide screen with a resolution of 3,840 x 2,560 ultra HD pixels. 
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Panasonic Toughpad 4k. Image:  pcpro.co.uk

This sophisticated tablet from Panasonic not only has a super sharp screen, Panasonic Toughpad 4K equipped with Intel Core i5 vPro processor, 8GB memory, Nvidia GeForce graphics and 256GB of storage memory. 

With hith Intel Core i5Pro  processor, it makes sense that Panasonic calls this tablet with the name: Toughpad 4K. This means you will get a sophisticated and powerful tablet. 

Tablets are more like a laptop without a physical keyboard is already using the Windows 8.1 operating system with an extra stylus pen. Panasonic has announced Toughpad 4K at IFA 2013 exhibition in Berlin, Germany. You may be astonished at the price of this tablet. If you have a lot of money, you can get a Toughpad 4K for around U.S. $ 6,000 (Six thousand U.S. Dollars), in November 2013.

Newkia, the new Nokia with Android operating system

You must have known the Nokia Lumia with Windows operating systems, and is able to compete with Android-based smartphones. Android system has mastered more than 70 percent market share of smartphones in the world. BlackBerry and iOS on the iPhone and iPad is getting hard to face Samsung Galaxy worldwide.

The former CEO of Nokia, Thomas Zilliacus has established a new company, and is known to have recruited former staff and technicians Nokia to create a new product, the Android-based smartphone. The new company was named Newkia, and you can patiently wait Newkia, Android-based smartphone, so you can enjoy many features and interesting applications.
 
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Thomas Zilliacus with his daughters and their teammates of the United World College girls soccer team. Image: stasiareport.com
Thomas Zilliacus want to revive the big-name Nokia, the Finnish national pride, that veterans from Nokia is very excited when recruited by the former CEO's. Newkia has the potential to be something big, even aficionados Nokia who have switched to Android smartphones like the Samsung Galaxy S4 or Lenovo K900 is expected to re-embrace the new Nokia in the face, Newkia. Are you also going to pick Newkia Q10 and removing BlackBerry or your iPhone and replace it with Newkia?

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Newkia fake logo. Image: asia.cnet.com
Newkia is ready to compete

Thomas Zilliacus has selected a team of former senior Nokia executive. They have committed and sure to attract anyone who wants to develop a competitive smarphone on the Android platform. Thomas says, that Newkia is the end of a sad story. Is sad because it is no longer active as Nokia or Nokia to compete with Samsung Galaxy and other famous smartphone.
 
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Nokia Lumia 1020 vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom. Image: knowyourmobile.com
No news leaked about this Newkia design, specifications and features. Maybe we give a chance to Thomas and all his team for designing and producing innovative Newkia with Android system which is faster, and has a more powerful camera than the Nokia 1020, Samsung Galaxy S4 zoom or Oppo Find 7.

Nokia connecting people is the slogan of Nokia, what more could Newkia connecting millions of gadget geeks around the world? Thomas Zilliacus capabilities, the Finnish businessmen should not be doubted. With experience and a team of smart and innovative, we will be given a new experience, and should be better than any other smartphone.


Comparing the Canon EOS 70D with the Nikon D7100

Nikon and Canon is still a fighter who always faced head to head, and could create confusion photography enthusiasts around the world. Are you confused as well? All right, I'll confuse you further by comparison with the Canon EOS 70D Nikon D7100. So you are not dizzy, make a cup of kopi luwak, so you get the benefits of this unique coffee.

Japan's leading camera company Canon has launched the EOS 70D, the successor to the Canon 60D which has been almost three years old. EOS 70D inherits advanced autofocus Canon EOS 7D. At this new Canon camera adds a few new features that promote comfort photographing and video recording, the Canon EOS 70D so you can use it more easily to create still images and video clips or HD movies.
 
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Canon EOS 70D versus Nikon D7100. Image: youtube.com
Canon 70D has 19 focus points like the 7D is reliable and can be programmed as needed. Speed of ​​consecutive photos is also more improved than the Canon 60D, which are 7 photos per second from the previous 5.3 photos per second. But still a little slower than the Canon 7D. Which the Canon 7D is able to capture 8 images per second. Buffer (temporary storage Canon 70D) is also quite roomy, namely 16 and 65 RAW images JPG photo. Roomy enough for action photography like sports or wildlife, especially when shooting in JPG picture format.

What's new in the Canon EOS line of cameras is the phase detection autofocus during live view. With this technology, the performance of autofocus during live view and video recording will be much faster and smoother, especially when fitted with a lens with a motor STM. The autofocus feature makes it easy to follow a moving subject quickly and smoothly when taking pictures or recording video.

Canon 70D also features modern features current generation of DSLR cameras is Wi-Fi which makes it easy to transfer images or use remote applications from smart phones. Folding LCD screen is also will be retained like the predecessor Canon 60D camera and AF micro-adjustment feature helps to calibrate the lens particularly third-party lenses that are sometimes missed Autofocus (back and front focus). Canon 70D is now also equipped with a RAW processor in the camera, so we can make the photo in JPG format in the camera than to do it on the computer.

Overall the Canon 70D is a superb camera for a variety of activities and creative photography for still or moving subjects. The technology incorporated into the camera is also sophisticated and up to date i.e. phase detection autofocus in live view and Wi-Fi installed in the camera body.

One of the important reforms that have image sensor awaited from 18MP (which is about 4 years old) to 20 MP is expected to provide better image quality, especially in dark lighting conditions.

Compared with the Nikon D7100
 
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Canon EOS70D vs Nikon D7100. Image: theverge.com
Nikon D7100 excels in the size of the image resolution up to 24 MP coupled with the absence of the low pass filter makes possible quality photos of the Nikon D7100 will be sharper.

But in dark lighting conditions, the performance is likely to be confused by Canon 70D. Nikon D7100 has two holes / slots for SD cards, and the bigger the LCD screen (3.2 inches) and detail with a resolution of 1.2 million dots versus 3 inches and 1 million points on the 70D. 

Nikon D7100 autofocus system is also more and broader range with 51 points versus 19 points. Nikon D7100 camera body is more solid because most of the material is made of magnesium alloy.

Shortcomings, at D7100 LCD screen cannot be folded and no touch screen features (touchscreen). Does not have Wi-Fi feature on and slow autofocus during live view or video recording. 

As with any other Nikon DSLR, the Nikon D7100 is very good to use for landscape photography and to shoot model in open spaces such as beaches, mountains, and even many Crime Scene Investigation laboratory using Nikon to photograph evidence in crime scene. 

Both cameras are indeed interesting and sophisticated. You can buy both or one of them. If you can get to know your camera like you get to know your sweetheart, then you can use a Canon or Nikon with equally perfect results, especially now that has provided a variety of software to perform digital processing, so that your creativity is not limited. You can make a variety of creative and beautiful art photos and videos without problems.




Get ready to welcome the Samsung Galaxy S5

After the success with the sale of the Samsung Galaxy S4, Samsung reportedly is making the Samsung S5. Samsung is also rumored to no longer use plastic material, is now rumored Samsung Galaxy S5 has a 16 megapixel camera sensor, higher than the Oppo Find7.

Competition smartphone with a high resolution camera features and will further enliven the world of gadgets at the end of semester 2013, meaning that the competition in 2014 will certainly tighter. With this competition we hope to get a gadget or smartphone more affordable, but still with high quality. 
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The concept and design of Samsung Galaxy S5. Image: techgau.org

Another surprise, that the camera on the Samsung Galaxy S5 will be strengthened with Optical Image stabilization (OIS). With the OIS feature you will be helped when shooting in low light conditions. Image stabilizer feature on the Samsung Galaxy S5 will also prevent blur on the photo that you take.

Samsung Galaxy S5 specifications:
  • Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie
  • Waterproof and Dustproof
  • 2 Ghz Octa-Core Processor
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 5.2 Inch Screen
  • Metallic Body
  • 16MP Camera
  • 128GB Storage
  • 3200 mAH Battery

 New materials

Samsung Galaxy S5 with waterproof feature. Image: Image: techgau.org
Meanwhile, Samsung is rumored to use aluminum material for the Samsung Galaxy S5.

Process design and the material being worked on at one production facility in Gumi, South Korea, and even rumored that the development was also conducted in overseas.

 Based on the rumors, Samsung starts sending its expert workers to Vietnam. Perhaps in Vietnam there is experts and has many talented people who are able to draft and develop more sophisticated technology.

Is the Samsung Galaxy S5 also be reinforced with waterproof and dust proof, just like the Sony Xperia Z series? Samsung has a lot of experts and visionary designer, then these features is certainly not a big deal for Samsung.

Samsung is expected to complete the development of Galaxy S5 camera module at the end of 2013. If Samsung follows the tradition, then Samsung will announce the Galaxy S5 at the beginning of next year.