Category Archives: Panasonic

The latest patents applications from Tamron, Sigma, Panasonic, Fuji and Canon

Fuji 10mm f:2 lens patent

The most interesting new patent is for a Tamron 115mm f/1.4 VC full frame DSLR lens – I already covered it on NikonRumors. Sigma 14mm f/3.5 or f/4 lens patent for APS-C mirrorless cameras with zero distortion. Panasonic has a patent for a 24-240mm f/3.6-6.5 MFT lens. Fujifilm filed an unusual patent for a 100mm f/2 […]

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List of upcoming announcements/rumored cameras and lenses


Here is an updated list (see original post here) on what new cameras and lenses are rumored to be announced in the next few weeks before the 2016 Photokina show:

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Panasonic GH3 camera listed as discontinued


The Panasonic GH3 camera is now listed as discontinued, While the GH4 model is still available, a new Panasonic GH5 version is expected to be announced at Photokina in September. The GH3 was announced back in September, 2012.

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Deal of the day: Panasonic GX8 + 12-60mm lens + $150 gift card for $997.99


New price drop: the Panasonic GX8 camera with 12-60mm lens and a $150 gift card is currently on sale for $997.99 with free shipping (available also in back). The same kit is priced $1,645.98 at B&H.

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Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 12mm f/1.4 ASPH lens now shipping


The Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 12mm f/1.4 ASPH lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras is now shipping (see technical details here). Check pricing and availability at Amazon, B&H, Adorama and Fotohanskeuzekamp. More pictures after the break:

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Panasonic to reduce their product lines to G, GX and GH


If you are confused with the Panasonic camera naming conventions, you are probably not the only one: Panasonic is going to change all of that – the company is planning to kill the GM and GF lines and concentrate on the G, GX and GH lines by grouping future releases by “form factor”:

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The latest lens patents from Tamron, Canon and Panasonic

Panasonic 10mm f:1.4 lens patent

The latest lens patent applications recently filed in Japan: → Tamron SP 60mm f/2.8 Di VC USD lens → Tamron SP 100-400mm f/4.5-6.3 VC lens → Canon 15-75mm f/2-5.6 lens (APS-C) → Canon EF-M 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens (EF-M)

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