Category Archives: Panasonic

Panasonic to announce a new GM2 MFT camera and another compact with a 4/3 sensor

I received some information that Panasonic will announce a new GM2 MFT camera that will have a built-in EVF and a hot shoe (the previous GM1 model did not have a hot shoe). The company is also rumored to announce a new point and shoot/compact camera (fixed lens) with a 4/3 sensor inside.

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Photokina 2014 rumors roundup *UPDATED*

Update: this post has been updated multiple times to reflect the latest Photokina rumors. As you have probably already noticed, I do not post every single rumor that circulates on the Internet for the very simple reason that many websites just post unreliable information and in many cases just plain nonsense. Here is a quick recap […]

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Deals of the day: Ricoh GR camera kits for $696.95, $300 off Panasonic cameras

Adorama currently offers two different Ricoh GR camera kits (the accessories are basically for free, while supplies last): Ricoh GR with 64GB SDXC Pro Class 10 memory card, camera case and GV-1 external viewfinder for $696.95 (with 4% Adorama rewards and free 2 day shipping) Ricoh GR with 64GB SDXC Pro Class 10 Memory Card, […]

Ricoh GR camera kit sale
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The latest patents from Sony, Ricoh, Panasonic, Canon, Fuji and Olympus

Sony patented a 20mm f/2.8 and 28mm f/2.8 pancake lenses for APS-C mirrorless cameras. Ricoh filed a patent for 7mm f/2.6 lens (4/3″ sized sensor). Panasonic filed a patent for several different Micro Four Thirds lenses: 12mm f/2.0, 12mm f/1.4 OIS, 12mm f/1.2 OIS, and 12mm f/2.8. Canon has a new patent for 55-250mm f/4-5.6 and 55-300mm […]

Sony 20mm f: 2.8 APS-C mirrorless lens patent
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Deals of the day: Panasonic GF2 for $99, Pentax Q10 for $169, Fuji X-E1 for $649

Those deals will expire tomorrow evening (July 31st) at 11:59pm EST: → Panasonic Lumix GF2 camera for $99 (regular $299) → Pentax Q10 camera with 27.5-83mm lens for $169 (regular $399) → Fujifilm X-E1 with XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS lens for $649 (regular $699) – includes free Fujifilm hand grip assist ($79.95 value) & SanDisk 16GB memory vault ($19.95 value), you will […]

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The latest patents from Fuji, Olympus, Panasonic, Canon and Tamron

→ Fujifilm filed a patent for a Optical Viewfinder with Built-in Zoom.   → Olympus filed a patent for a 12-40mm f/2.8 (24-80mm equivalent) and 12-50mm f/2.8-4.0 (24-100mm equivalent) lenses designed for Four Thirds. → Olympus filed a patent for a reversible lens that can also be used for macro photography. → Panasonic filed a patent for a 150mm f/2.8 […]

Olympus reversible lens patent
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 camera with 4K video and 1″ sensor announced

Panasonic announced the new Lumix DMC-FZ1000 camera with 4k video and 1″ sensor. The price is $897.99 (available for pre-order). Shipping is expected to start on July 31st. Here are the main camera features: 20.1MP 1″ High Sensitivity MOS Sensor Leica DC Vario-Elmarit 16x Zoom Lens 25-400mm f/2.8-4 (35mm Equivalent) 4K QFHD Video Recording at […]

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