Canon Powershot G3X Review: Heavy duty, long-range Sniper

Currently, if you own a DSLR and want a super-telephoto zoom lens, your cheapest options will be the Sigma 150-600mm and Tamron 150-600mm lenses. If mounted on APS-C cameras, the 1.6x crop factor yields you a 240-960mm full-frame equivalent focal range. However, those lenses alone cost over a thousand dollars each, and you don’t even get the luxury of wide shots with the lowest focal length on offer being 150mm.

Have no fear, the Canon Powershot G3X is here. It is a bridge compact camera, and it has a massive focal range of 24-600mm (that is after factoring the crop factor of approximately 2.7x). The best part is, you can get the whole camera for just S$1199 — money that would go into the above mentioned lenses alone.

Now, I don’t mean to say that anyone purchasing those lenses is foolish — in  fact, the above lenses give you the versatility of DSLRs, and they undoubtedly have better optical quality. However if you’re not someone who demands DSLR versatility in every situation, or could do with a lower optical quality, then the G3X is for you. Continue reading “Canon Powershot G3X Review: Heavy duty, long-range Sniper”

OPPO F1 Review: Formula One Selfie Shooter

The OPPO F1 is OPPO’s new response to the #selfie trend right now. With ASUS coming up with the ZenFone Selfie and Samsung with the J5 and J7, will the F1 be able to fight on par with these giants? We think so. OPPO may be relatively new in the Singaporean market, but it has established a solid reputation here. Out of all the android smartphones, it has one of the best all-rounded performances and a camera that captures light and colours that most phones in it’s price range can’t.  Continue reading “OPPO F1 Review: Formula One Selfie Shooter”