Category Archives: Panasonic

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 […]

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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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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 superzoom camera to be announced in few hours

In few hours Panasonic will announce a new Lumix DMC-FZ1000 superzoom camera with 24-400mm f/2.8-4 equivalent zoom lens and 1″ sensor. Here are the detailed specifications:

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The new Panasonic LX8 camera will have 4k video and $900 price tag

Few weeks ago PhotoRumors broke the story about the upcoming LX8 model. The new camera will have 4k video recording capabilities and the US price will be $899. As previously reported, the LX8 will have a build-in EVF and a larger sensor. The official announcement should be on June 16th.

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Rumors: Panasonic LX8 compact camera to be announced on July 16th

I received some rumors that a new Panasonic LX8 compact camera will be announced on July 16th. The new model will feature a build-in EVF and a larger sensor. I have no other information at that point.  The previous LX7 version was announced on July 18, 2012 and that product line has been on a two years […]

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

→ Google patented a camera embedded in contact lenses. → Panasonic filed a patent for a high resolution light field camera. → Tamron filed a patent for a 15-50mm f/1.4 lens designed for 1/1.7″ sensor.

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Don’t believe everything you read on the Internet in the next 24 hours

Several websites are reporting rumors that Panasonic may abandon Micro Four Thirds cameras to concentrate on mobile devices. There are even rumors of potential acquisition by Canon. Keep in mind that in some parts of the world it’s already April 1st…

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