Back in the day of the feature phone, Sony made a name for themselves by releasing phones with the Cyber-Shot branding, indicating that the phone came with a pretty exceptional camera. Considering that cameras on phones then left a lot to be desired, this was a pretty big deal. Now rumor has it that Sony might be looking to start that up again with the rumored device, Honami, which apparently is Sony’s take of the Cyber-Shot phones except that it runs on Android.
While we’re not sure when the Sony H2 will be released, word from the folks at Sony Alpha Rumors is that the camera on the phone is expected to sport a 2/3” image sensor with xenon flash, Cyber-Shot branding (no surprises there), and even come with manual controls like the Sony RX100! We’re not sure if we’re talking physical manual controls, like dials and what not, or software features, but either way with the RX100 being a high-end camera, this is pretty big news. Take it with a grain of salt for now, but for phone photography enthusiast, are you excited?
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Canon’s EOS 50D and 60D while being pretty decent cameras, are set at mid-ranged level, leaving devices like the EOS 5D and its generations for the higher-end market. If you think that you only need a mid-ranged camera for now and you want something a little newer, rumor has it that Canon is getting the EOS 70D prepared for a launch, with some speculating that the camera could even be launched in July.
This is according to the folks at Canon Rumors who have gotten word that the EOS 70D is apparently in its final testing stage and is in the hands of some “Explorers of Light”, which we presume are select photographers who are going about taking photos to show off what the EOS 70D can do. Apparently Canon is also in the middle of production for some commercials for the EOS 70D, so assuming all of this is true, a launch in July would seem plausible. Until then take it with a grain of salt.
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