Canon has announced the Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II - a new flagship compact camera and successor to the Canon PowerShot G1X, boasting the best imaging performance ever seen in a Canon compact camera.

Delivering DSLR-like image quality and handling within the compact form and function of the highly successful PowerShot G-series, the Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II is the perfect addition to any professional kitbag. Engineered using photographer feedback, it introduces new capabilities that offer outstanding performance and control, building on Canon's reputation as an industry leader in optics and image quality.

"The PowerShot G1X Mark II is the best quality compact camera Canon has ever produced," said Robert de Jeu, Senior Product Manager - Technical Imaging Specialist, Consumer Imaging at Canon New Zealand. "With its large CMOS sensor, fast f/2 zoom lens and range of connectivity options, the PowerShot G1X Mark II delivers DSLR-like performance and versatility from the body of a compact camera."


Leica continues to celebrate its journey into the future with the launch of the radically new yet brilliantly familiar Leica T-System. Only the fourth camera system ever to be released from Leica, the Leica-T was designed with dynamic simplicity in collaboration with Audi Design.

The Leica T features a large high performance, APS-C-format CMOS image sensor with over 16 megapixels that is the perfect combination of performance and image quality. Its innovative graphical user interface can be customized to the user’s preferences allowing easier access to all their frequently used settings. And the T system also includes a high-resolution electronic viewfinder with an integrated GPS feature and tilt and swivel function.


Sony has recently introduced another exciting addition to its full-frame Alpha lineup, the Alpha 7II camera. The new mirrorless model is the world's first full-frame camera to feature 5-axis image stabilization1, allowing it to compensate for camera movement in five different directions to produce extremely sharp handheld images. The Alpha 7II camera is equipped with a 24.3 effective megapixel 35mm full-frame sensor, and adds 30% faster AF responsiveness, enriched video shooting capabilities, redesigned ergonomics and more.

"The new Alpha 7II is simply the latest example of the impressive innovation we're bringing to the industry, particularly in the mirrorless space" said Neal Manowitz, director of the α interchangeable lens camera business at Sony. "We're continuing to push the boundaries of what can be accomplished with a full-frame sensor, consistently delivering ‘world's first' technologies that no other cameras - DSLR or otherwise - can accomplish."