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Photokina 2006 Report



September 26 - October 1, 2006


New product announcements from Photokina 2006 - the world's biggest
photo show in Cologne Germany. This show is only held once every two years.

Many products listed have been pre-announced well ahead of the show this year.
If we have reviewed or previewed the product there will be a [link] shown.


Products listed alphabetically by manufacturer

Adobe Camera RAW 3.5
Adobe Digital Negative (DNG) Converter 3.5
Adobe Photoshop Elements 5.0
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Beta 4 for Windows
Apple Aperture 1.5 for Mac
ATP 8GB ProMax CF and 8GB ProMax SDHC Cards
*BenQ DC C540 (LGD)
*BenQ DC C740 (LGD)
*BenQ DC C1000 (LGD)
Bibble Pro and Bibble Lite v4.9 Released
Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi (EOS 400D)   [Rebel XTi review]
Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L
Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS
Canon imagePROGRAF iPF8000 Large Format Printer
Canon Media Storage M30 and M80
Canon PIXMA iP4300 Photo Printer
Canon PIXMA mini260 Photo Printer
Canon PIXMA MP510 Photo All-In-One
Canon PIXMA MP600 Photo All-In-One
Canon PIXMA MP810 Photo All-In-One
Canon PIXMA MP960 Photo AIO Printer   [MP960 review]
Canon Powershot A630   [A630 review]
Canon Powershot A640   [A640 review]
Canon Powershot A710 IS   [A710 review]
Canon Powershot G7   [g7 review]
Canon Powershot SD40 Digital ELPH   [SD40 review]
Canon Powershot SD800 IS Digital ELPH   [SD800 review]
Canon Powershot SD900 Digital ELPH   [SD900 review]
Canon Selphy CP720 Printer
Canon Selphy CP730 Printer
Canon Selphy ES1 Printer
Casio Exilim EX-S770 Card
Casio Exilim EX-Z70 Zoom   [EX-Z70 review]
Casio Exilim EX-Z700 Zoom   [EX-Z700 review]
DxO Optics Pro V4 Public Beta Release
Epson P-3000/P-5000 Multimedia Storage Viewers
Epson PictureMate Flash Photo Printer
Epson PictureMate Pal Photo Printer
Epson PictureMate Snap Photo Printer
Epson Stylus Pro 3800 Photo Printer
Epson Stylus R260 Photo Printer
Epson Stylus R380 Photo Printer
Epson Stylus RX580 Photo All-in-One Printer
FotoNation Dust Removal Technology
Foveon 14.1 Megapixel X3 DSLR image sensor
Fujifilm FinePix A700   [A700 review]
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro UVIR
Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro DSLR
Fujifilm FinePix F31fd Zoom
Fujifilm FinePix S6000fd Zoom   [S6000fd review]
Fujifilm FinePix S9100 Zoom
Hasselblad H3D Medium Format DSLR
Kingston Secure Digital High-Capacity (SDHC) 4GB Card
Kodak Easyshare C433 Zoom
Kodak Easyshare C743 Zoom
Kodak Easyshare C875 Zoom   [C875 review]
Kodak Easyshare G600 Printer
Kodak Easyshare P712 Zoom   [P712 review]
Kodak Easyshare V705 Dual Lens   [V705 review]
Kodak Easyshare Z710 Zoom
*Leica D-LUX 3 (LGD)
*Leica Digilux 3 DSLR
*Leica Digital M8 Rangefinder
*Leica V-LUX 1
Lensbaby 3G SLR lens
Lexar 133x CF Cards
LightZone 2.0 Photo Editing software
*Minox DC1011 (LGD)
*Minox DC1011 Carat (LGD)
*Minox DCC Leica M3 (LGD)
Nikon Capture NX Software   [Capture NX review]
Nikon Coolpix L5   [L5 review]
Nikon Coolpix L6   [L6 review]
Nikon Coolpix S7c Wi-Fi
Nikon Coolpix S9   [S9 review]
Nikon Coolpix S10   [S10 review]
Nikon D80 SLR   [D80 review]
Nikkor 18-135mm f/3.5 AF-S DX Zoom
Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5 AF-S VR Zoom
Olympus 2007 E-Series Pro DSLR
Olympus 2GB xD-Picture Cards
*Olympus E-400 SLR
Olympus FE-170   [FE-170 review]
Olympus FE-180   [FE-180 review]
Olympus FE-190   [FE-190 review]
Olympus FE-200   [FE-200 review]
Olympus SP-510 Ultra Zoom   [SP-510 review]
Olympus Stylus 730   [Stylus 730 review]
Olympus Stylus 740
Olympus Stylus 750   [Stylus 750 first look]
Olympus Stylus 1000   [Stylus 1000 review]
*Olympus � [mju:] 725 SW
Panasonic DMC-L1 4/3-type SLR
Panasonic FX50, FX07, FX3   [FX3 review]   [FX07 review]
Panasonic FZ-50
Panasonic LX2   [LX2 review]
PENTAX-DA 70mm F2.4 Limited
Pentax K10D SLR   [K10D review]
Pentax K100D SLR   [K100D review]
Pentax K110D SLR
*Pentax Optio L20 (LGD)
Pentax Optio A20
Pentax Optio M20   [M20 review]
Pentax Optio S7
Pentax Optio T20
Pentax Optio W20   [W20 review]
Picasa (free) Photo Software for Windows
Pretec 8GB SDHC Card
Pretec 16GB CF Card
Pro-View Wireless Remote Display for DSLRs
*Ricoh Caplio 500 SE (LGD)
*Rollei da1325 Prego (LGD)
*Rollei da5325 Prego (LGD)
*Rollei da7325 Prego (LGD)
Samsung 16/32/64GB CF Cards!
Samsung Digimax S700
Samsung Digimax S1000
Samsung GX-10 SLR
*Samsung SDC-MS61 (LGD)
SanDisk 4GB SDHC SD Cards
SanDisk 4GB SDHC UltraII SD Cards
SanDisk 8GB MP3 Player/Photo Viewer
SanDisk 12- and 16-GB Extreme III CF Cards
SanDisk Extreme IV CF Cards
Sanyo Xacti VPC-CA6
Sanyo Xacti VPC-HD1a   [HD1a review]
Sigma 18-50mm F2.8 EX DC MACRO
Sigma DP1 Compact Digital Camera
Sigma Announces 4 New Four-Thirds lenses
Sigma SD14 Digital SLR
Sony Alpha 100 SLR   [Alpha 100 review]
Sony Cyber-shot N2   [N2 review]
Sony Cyber-shot T10   [T10 review]
Sony Cyber-shot T50   [T50 review]
Tamron AF18-250mm F/3.5-6.3 Di-II LD Macro
Toshiba Ultra High Speed SD Cards
Ulead PhotoImpact 12 Photo Editing software
Zigview S2 Real-Time LCD for DSLRs

(* = Product has been announced for European distribution only)
(LGD = Product is covered by the LetsGoDigital web site)




Other Photokina 2006 Reports

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PMA 2006 Report

PMA 2005 Report

PMA 2004 Report

Photokina 2004 Report

Photokina 2002 Report