Finally, the new flagship full-frame mirrorless camera from Sony, the α7R II and the versatile Cyber-shot cameras, compact RX100 IV and high-zoom RX10 II cameras arrive Malaysia stores. Sony α7R II full-frame interchangeable lens camera with 42.4 Megapixels, 4K Video Recording and 40% Faster AF will be available in mid-August at suggested retail price of RM11,999 (body only). The new Sony Cyber-shot RX100 IV and RX10 II cameras with new stacked sensor, 4K video recording and 40x super slow motion recording are available in black at suggested retail price of RM3,799 and RM5,299 respectively. The RX100 IV is ready to be taken home from 27th July onwards. On the other hand, the RX10 II will be opened for pre-order from 1st August onwards.
You can enjoy SLR Lens Blur mode with new Google Camera like new Samsung Galaxy S5 camera. Or you can also enjoy the very same thing on Sony Xperia Devices with the latest Background defocus camera from Sony Mobile. Background defocus app simulates a shallow depth of field by creating a blurred out background. Who need new Galaxy S5 or Nexus devices, right Sony users?
Yahoo… Android 4.4 KitKat users rejoice. You can enjoy the latest Google Camera on your Android phone and tablet. What are the new features? Lens Blur mode for SLR-like photos with shallow depth of field is the one that interest me the most. You do have Photo Spheres for immersive 360º views and Panorama mode with high resolution too. Photos took by Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 (2013) will never be the same with Lens Blur mode.
Yes, Magic Lantern supports Canon EOS 5D Mark III with bootflag removal at last. This is a good news for those who stay away from Magic Lantern due to that. You can install Magic Lantern on your 5D Mark III safely now. No worry about warranty issue due to bootflag enabled. Besides, it also supports latest firmware 1.2.3. Isn’t that great?
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