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Much Anticipated Yi-M1 Firmware 3.0 Released

YI released firmware 3.0 for the Yi -M1, which you can find here. This very attractive and affordable camera had a lot of fans until the early reviews trashed it for having poor performance, but the latest firmware update is supposed to correct things. You can find a list of the improvements below. New Added exposure control […]

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Lengthy Non-Photographer Yi M1 Review in 4K

The Yi M1 is an imperfect camera which continues to garner a lot of interest from tech people and photographers alike. It’s likely that most of the problems with the camera can be fixed via firmware update, but until then the camera will likely be nicely discounted. This review is from a non-photographers perspective, so […]

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DPReview: YI M1

DPReview has been on a m43 roll lately, unfortunately the YI M1 hasn’t really lived up to the Leica inspired hype. This could become a much more compelling camera if YI continues to improve the camera via aggressive firmware updates, but only time will tell. Until then a sizable price cut will have to do. Check out […]

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Iridient Developer 3.1.2 Released

3.1.2 – October 31, 2016 (Maintenance Release) New Features: Support added for RAW images from the Yi M1. Support added for RAW images from the Panasonic DMC-FZ2500 (DMC-FZ2000) Improvements: JPEG export libraries updated (libjpeg-turbo 1.5.1). PNG export libraries updated (libpng 1.6.26). Bug Fixes: Fixed RAW support for the Panasonic DMC-LX100 which was broken in the […]

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Yi M1 Unboxing and More

The unboxing video is a bit clumsy, but you get to see what’s in the box. Beyond that it seems that the Yi M1 might have some quality control issues and need a few firmware updates before it becomes a serious competitor. It would also be great if the camera wasn’t market up so much, but that […]

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The Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II and YI CEO

It looks like we are going to start getting more than marketing videos about the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II. Photographers Olympus selected from the Visionary Program are now able to talk about the OM-D E-M1 Mark II. The new OM-D and YI M1 cameras were the two hottest things at photokina this year in the world […]

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