What new camera gear can we expect this month? These are the best camera rumors and likely product announcements for 2021.
We have seen a major change in the camera market in the last few years. DSLRs once dominated but now we are seeing mirrorless cameras becoming trending and overtaking other cameras. Even Canon and Nikon that were mainly focusing on DSLR camera sales have got series about mirrorless cameras and designing new models.
We are also seeing more full frames and medium format cameras focusing on high-end features like subject recognition and Eye AF in video mode.
Canon and Nikon introduced some top DSLR camera models in 2020 but both have announced that they are working on top-end mirrorless camera development. Nikon is developing the Z9, a mirrorless flagship camera with 8k video capability and canon is working on EOS R3 with 30fps shooting capability plus over-sample 4K video recording.
More people are going into photography and videography. After the launch of Instagram reels, everyone is purchasing good cameras for Vlogging.
So let’s take a look at the new cameras that may be launched in September 2021.
Canon EOS R3
Canon delivered two incredibly exciting cameras in 2020 – Canon EOS R6 and Canon EOS R5 which use the RF mount. This mount has a larger flange diameter of 54mm, which means that faster lenses can be made. In the new camera release, we are hoping for an RF-mount APS-c format camera in September 2021.
The Canon EOS R3 is one of the most awaited cameras of 2021 and the company is tipped to launch on September 14, 2021.
Canon had announced four mirrorless cameras in 2021- S USM Lens and RF 600mm f/4L IS USM Lens. Some of them were announced and sold in the UK only while one was sold in the US so these may be available in India too.
The camera was seen for the first time during the Tokyo Olympics 2020 where a photographer also confirmed that it will come with a 24MP sensor. The image captured by Canon EOS R3 possesses a 6k x 4k pixel resolution. Rumour has that the Canon EOS R3 will be a direct rival of the Sony A1 and upcoming Nikon z9.
The Sony A1 is still the leader in the category while canon and Nikon will come with some impressive features in the coming cameras.
FUJIFILM X-T30 II
Fujifilm Corporation has announced that the brand will launch its new camera “ FUJIFILM X-T30II” in late September 2021. It is a new addition to the X series of mirrorless cameras known for their compact, lightweight, superior image quality and colour reproduction technology.
The X-T30 II will come with an advanced level of AF speed and precision and image quality equivalent to the previous X series flagship model.
- A compact and lightweight mirrorless digital camera that delivers premium image quality with fast and highly accurate AF function
- Capable of shooting smooth 4K/30p video with rich tonality
- A high-resolution 1.62-million-dot rear LCD monitor to enable comfortable shooting photographs
The X-T30 II will come with a total of 18 Film Simulation modules including Classic Neg – ideal for snapshots and the low saturation and high contrast ETERNA bleach bypass for an impressive atmosphere. Upgraded AUTO mode for easily producing beautiful pictures by automatically identifying the type of shooting and applying optimum shooting settings.
Fast and highly accurate AF that attains focus in as fast as 0.02 seconds to capture a decisive photo opportunity
- The X-T30 II is equipped with the 26.1MP “X-Trans™ CMOS 4” sensor and the high-speed image processing engine “X-Processor 4” to enable fast and accurate AF of up to 0.02 seconds.
- The updated AF system can precisely track a subject with the Eye AF function that keeps a subject’s face / eyes in focus even in portrait photography.
- Accurate autofocus in near darkness condition at -7.0EV.
- Fujifilm’s unique Film Simulation modes and evolved AUTO function to deliver exceptional image quality
- Extensive video-recording functions
- Excellent operability for comfortable shooting
GoPro Hero 10 Black
GoPro has announced a new Black series flagship action camera in late September 2021. There are currently no Hero Black pricing leaks but we are expecting in previous cameras range $449.99/£429.99/AU$699.95 pricing. However, we can see a little hike in pricing as GoPro dropped the price of Hero 9 Balck slightly in January 2021.
Here are the specs and changes we may see to justify the upgrade.
A new processor
GoPro is going to launch its new Hero 10 with a fresh processor. The GoPro Hero 9 Black is the premier action camera but it often does not feel as good as it should be. Despite a recent firmware upgrade, it remains a little slow in operation and disappointed with the touchscreen operation.
Larger sensor with better low-light performance
GoPro is great at a lot of things, but most recent cameras are disappointed with low image quality sometimes because they have small sensors. We may see larger sensors in GoPro Hero 10, this is one of the reasons this camera will have a new processor.
A 4K/120p mode
There is one big potential improvement with this camera, 4K at 120fps. However, it looks like 1080p will remain the cap for 240fps capture unless GoPro introduces interlaced modes in the Hero 10 Black.
An edge-to-edge rear screen
We may see a large screen and software that feels more responsive towards making the GoPro Hero 10 Black a next-gen action cam. We may not see a headline-grabbing feature like 8k video, it will still be justified.
Right now, we know next to nothing about the GoPro Hero 10 Black but we know what we can realistically expect. GoPro Hero 10 Black may be more responsive, faster to boot up and use, than previous models.
These are the new cameras being launched in September 2021 till today’s update. We are going to see big launch events for these cameras. However, you must do a great deal of research before buying a new camera. Go through the specs and features of the camera and see if it fits your requirements. You can even visit the brand shop and ask if you do not trust reviews. We wish you the best of luck!
Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some most frequently asked questions about the new camera launch in September 2021.
Q. What new cameras are coming out in 2021?
A. Some big brands are launching new mirrorless camera series this month.
- Canon EOS R3
- FUJIFILM X-T30 II
- GoPro Hero 10 Black
Q. Is Canon releasing a new camera in September 2021?
A. Canon Inc. announced that the company will launch a new EOS R3 full-frame mirrorless camera, in September 2021 with a newly developed 35mm full-frame, back-illuminated, stacked CMOS sensor and a DIGIC X image processor.
Q. Which camera is best in 2021?
A. You can choose anyone below as per your requirements. Go through the specs before buying.
- Nikon D3500.
- Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV.
- Fujifilm X-T200
- Fujifilm X-S10
- Nikon Z5
- Canon EOS 90D
- Panasonic Lumix G100
- Sony ZV-1
Q. Which mirrorless camera has the best image quality?
A. When combining value and performance, the Sony a7 III is easily the best full-frame mirrorless camera on the market. Its speed, autofocus, dynamic range, and image and video quality are all simply fantastic.
Q. What are the disadvantages of a mirror-less camera?
A. Here are the disadvantages of mirror-less camera:
- Battery life (though getting better!)
- Ergonomics (small, maybe too small for anyone with big hands)
- Limited lens selection (again, getting better! But a fair point)
- Electronic viewfinder – limited in low light environments.
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