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Panasonic Lumix GF5 Black
Panasonic has announced the new Panasonic Lumix GF5 – it’s an update to the GF3 and features an updated design with new grip and metal buttons, an updated user interface, a new 920k dot screen, full HD video with stereo sound, there’s also a new display button on the back and improved 4fps continuous shooting. ePHOTOzine has published a hands-on review with resized sample photos, and a menu walk-through video. The camera also features 14 creative / artistic effects and will be available in black or white from June.

Fujifilm FinePix XS-1
ePHOTOzine has reviewed the new Fujifilm X-S1, the new “bridge” / “Ultra Zoom” camera from Fujifilm, it sits at the premium end of the range with a larger than normal 12 megapixel EXR CMOS sensor, 7fps shooting at full resolution, Full HD video at 30fps, 3inch screen, 1.44million pixel electronic viewfinder, weather sealed construction, 26x optical zoom lens with metal cam, manual controls, RAW, flash hot-shoe, as well as Low noise, High dynamic range modes. The Fujifilm X-S1 is available from Amazon UK

Read more Fujifilm X-S1 Reviews: Photography BLOG, Trusted Reviews, NeoCamera, Previews: ePHOTOzine Preview

Minox Class DCC 5.1
ePHOTOzine has reviewed the Minox DCC 5.1 (Digital Classic Camera) – it’s a mini replica of the Leica M3, but with a 5.1 megapixel CMOS sensor, 2inch screen, lithium ion battery, optical viewfinder, and no optical zoom. It takes SD cards, and there are a number of accessories available for it, including a classic press flash, a wide angle converter, a telephoto converter and even a tripod adapter, as well as a metal lens cap, leather strap, leather case, and the camera even comes in a wooden presentation box! The Minox DCC 5.1 is available for around £139.

With the new year almost upon us, we’re ready for the latest and greatest technology. Here are some cameras that you should keep your eye out for in 2012.

LYTRO Camera

Lytro Camera RedLytro is coming out with a handy, lightweight camera for shooting on the go. The micro-lens paired with a special sensor collects all the light from a landscape, allowing you to capture immaculate detail of the scene. All you have to do is press a button to capture the color. This camera goes for $399 for the 8 GB model, and $499 for the 16 GB. For more information have a look at the Lytro press release.

V.I.O. POV.HD Camera

V.I.O. POV.HD1This mounted camera has the fast shutter speed to capture an action-packed scene. With this gadget you can not only capture the landscape from your helmet, but you can use the handheld ability too. Flexible and rugged, this camera is going for about $600 a pop, and gives a 142 degree Field Of View. For more information have a look at the VIO website.

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Toy Story 3 Buzz Lightyear – Read our review – 2 megapixel digital camera with big handles, a built in flash, made for kids, it takes four AA batteries and lets you put Toy Story characters on your pictures from the film, such as Buzz Lightyear, Woody, Wendy and the others. View sample photos and videos from the camera in the review. Available for around £45 from Amazon UK.

Lego Digital Camera – Read our review – (Camera made by Blue) features a 3 megapixel sensor, 1.5″ screen, and flash. The camera has a built in rechargeable battery that charges through a USB cable – and 128mb 32mb of built in memory that will store upto 80 photos, although our testing found it was more like 65 – 75 photos, and there is no video mode available. The camera is available for £39 from Amazon UK.

Panasonic Lumix 3D1Panasonic has announced a new compact 3D camera, the Panasonic Lumix 3D1, it features two wide angle 4x optical zoom lenses (25-100mm), two 12 megapixel MOS sensors, and a large touch screen on the back. The screen on the back isn’t 3D, but the two sensors let you video and take photos at the same time. The camera will be available from December 2011. Press Release here.

Minox DTC500
Minox has announced a new night vision / wildlife digital camera for wildlife photography, it features an infra-red flash, 6 month battery life, weather proof body, 8 megapixel sensor, and 2.5″ screen. It measures 153 x 114 x 66 mm.

“The new MINOX DTC 500 is equipped with 8 megapixel resolution and delivers outstanding imaging quality with pin-sharp details, high contrast and natural color rendition. With video recordings of 10 to 60 seconds the user can keep track of animal activities around the clock. The high performance infrared flash with a range of up to 15 meters delivers reliable shots, even in unfavorable light or in twilight. Thanks to its extremely short shutter lag of just 1 second and a battery life of over 6 months, the new DTC 500 is a very reliable companion out in the reserve.”