As long as it stays at a sub-$1,000 price, the Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM lens will be a great deal for photographers using APS-C dSLRs.
A midrange Zeiss and 5.8x power zoom fill some holes in the E-mount lineup.
The feature could put smartphones in direct competition with higher-end digital cameras, HTC says.
A bright, fast lens with a high-end build, the Olympus M.Zuiko 75mm f1.8 is a great option for portrait photographers shooting with Micro Four Thirds cameras.
At CES in Las Vegas, MakerBot CEO Bre Pettis shows off the company's new industrial-strength 3D printer, the Z18. The new printer is 12x12x18 inches and designed for the professional 3D printer market, and will be available in the spring of 2014.
Though it doesn't wow us for any particular aspect, the Sony Alpha NEX-F3 is a nice overall package for photographers looking for something with better photo quality and more flexible than a point-and-shoot.
The Xperia Z1F is a sawed-off version of Sony's waterproof flagship Android smartphone, with a 4.3-inch screen instead of a 5-incher.
The Sony Xperia Z1 gets that shrinking feeling with a new, smaller version officially announced in Japan.
The general-purpose zoom lens costs about $100 more than Canon's equivalent, but Sigma thinks its image quality means the lens is worth the extra money.
Lens announcements are not normally a reason to get excited, but this model from Sigma should change that.