Canon has announced the release of the EOS Kiss X7i Triple Zoom Kit. The price will be ¥143,800.
It comes with the DSLR EOS Kiss X7i camera, released in April 2013, and 3 different lenses (EF-S 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 IS STM, EF-S 55-250mm F4-5.6 IS STM, and EF-S 10-18mm F4.5-5.6 IS STM). With these 3 lenses, you are able to cover a 35mm equivalent focal range of 16-400mm.
Ricoh Imaging sent out a press release to announce that the release date of their popular upcoming PENTAX K-3 Prestige Edition is changed to August 29. It was originally announced to be out on August 8.
The date change happened due to a procurement delay of the product's parts.
Sony announced that today they have released a special Walkman model in collaboration with a Japanese visual-kei band, the GazettE, in a limited quantity.
The limited edition "the GazettE Model" is made based on Walkman's F series and S series. An original design is stamped on the backside, and original music video "LAST HEAVEN", photos, and wallpapers are pre-installed.
This week we're completely unsurprised to learn that the Japanese are getting better at being the longest-lived population on earth, and Japan's working to further trade, tech, and other bilateral cooperation with Vietnam, which, contrary to what the hard of thinking might assume, is awesome!
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Toyota USA has announced that they are going to add the Persona to their new 2015 Prius model lineup. The price starts at $26,985.
Persona is one of the Toyota's Prius models that is customized for the American market. The first Persona model was released in the fall of 2012, and the new 2015 model will be the second in the line-up.
MSI Computer Japan has just released an 11.6-inch convertible notebook PC "MSI S20". It's only available at on of the major Japanese electronics stores, Yodobashi Camera, and sold for about 59,800 yen.
MSI S20 features an 11.6-inch 10-point multi-touch IPS full HD display, 1.7GHz Pentium 3558U CPU, Windows8.1 with Bing OS, 5GB memory, 12GB SSD and mini HDMI output terminal. By sliding and storing the keyboard part, you can convert it to a tablet style device.
A train festival will be held from August 9 through August 17 at LaLaport Yokohama in Yokohama, Kanagawa prefecture. The main display at the event will be a Shinkansen (bullet train) transforming robot called "Project E5".
Project E5 is made based on JR East's E5 series Shinkansen. It was exhibited to the public at the Tokyo Toy Show 2014, which took place in July, and became very popular.