Panasonic 30mm f/2.8 Macro lens coming at CP+ 2015
Panasonic is rumored to join the CP+ Camera & Photo Imaging Show 2015, a major digital imaging event which opens its doors on February 12, in order to announce two new products. Beside the usual keynotes, the company is expected to introduce the Panasonic 30mm f/2.8 Macro lens and another unknown optic.
Panasonic GH4 firmware update 2.1 available for download
Panasonic has released a couple of firmware updates for two of its products aimed at professional videographers. Both the Panasonic GH4 firmware update 2.1 and the YAGH firmware update 1.1 can be downloaded right now with a few changes meant to add some features that will improve the users’ experience.
Panasonic GF7 Micro Four Thirds camera becomes official
During the past couple of weeks, the gossip talks regarding the Panasonic GF7 have intensified and rightfully so, as the mirrorless camera has been announced today. This new Micro Four Thirds model comes in a more compact, lightweight, and beautiful body than its predecessor, and will become the users’ go-to selfie camera.
Panasonic GF7 specs and photo revealed ahead of launch
Panasonic is preparing to launch a new Micro Four Thirds camera. Before the official product announcement event, the camera has had some of its specifications leaked. By the looks of it, the Panasonic GF7 specs list will not be a significant improvement over the one of its predecessor, while its design is inspired by the GM-series.
Panasonic GF7 launch event set to take place next week
After registering the GF6 replacement on the website of a South Korean regulatory agency, Panasonic is rumored to announce the mirrorless camera soon. An insider is reporting that the Panasonic GF7 launch event is scheduled to take place sometime next week and that the camera will be sold with a 12-32mm lens kit.
Panasonic GF7 mirrorless camera registered in South Korea
Panasonic is allegedly attempting to bring back a Micro Four Thirds series which has been put on hold in 2014: Lumix DMC-GF. The so-called Panasonic GF7 mirrorless camera has just been registered on the website of the Radio Research Agency in South Korea, while the price of its predecessor, the GF6, has been reduced.
Stylish Panasonic Lumix SZ10 becomes official at CES 2015
Panasonic is the next digital camera maker to introduce new cameras at the Consumer Electronics Show 2015. The company has introduced a stylish, compact, lightweight, and affordable shooter, that is said to be perfect for a night out in the club. It is called Panasonic Lumix SZ10 and will be released in the near future.
CES 2015: Panasonic Lumix ZS50 and ZS45 officially launched
Panasonic continues its CES 2015 announcements with the introduction of two more compact cameras. The Panasonic Lumix ZS50 and Lumix ZS45 have been revealed with Leica-branded lenses and integrated optical image stabilization technology. Both will go on sale in the near future at good prices for their features.
4K-ready Panasonic GX8 rumored to be unveiled at CP+ 2015
Panasonic will allegedly announce a new entry-level mirrorless camera with a Micro Four Thirds sensor in early 2015. It appears that the new device will be capable of recording videos at 4K resolution and that it will be revealed at CP+ 2015. Out of all possible options, the Panasonic GX8 is in pole-position to be unveiled soon.
Panasonic GH5 camera might record 4K at 60fps and 8K videos
Panasonic may have recently launched the GH4 mirrorless camera, but this does not mean that the company is not considering the future of its Micro Four Thirds line-up. According to a company representative, the Panasonic GH5 could be capable of recording 4K videos at a 60fps frame rate as well as 8K videos.
Panasonic GH4 firmware update 2.0 released for download
Panasonic has released a new firmware for the GH4 mirrorless camera, which is capable of recording 4K videos. The new Panasonic GH4 firmware update 2.0 is available as a free download right now and it brings 4K Photo mode to the Micro Four Thirds shooter. The full changelog and download links are available right here, right now!
Panasonic GM1S Blue and Brown “GM1 variations” announced
Panasonic has introduced a couple of new variations of the GM1 mirrorless camera with a Micro Four Thirds sensor. The brand new Panasonic GM1S has been officialized in Japan in Blue and Brown colors. Although the biggest change is an aesthetic one, the GM1S does come packed with a couple of improvements over the GM1.
Panasonic Lumix G 14mm f/2.5 II ASPH lens launched
Panasonic has made two more lens-related announcements at Photokina 2014. The first is referring to the Panasonic Lumix G 14mm f/2.5 II ASPH lens, which will become available on the market by the end of 2014. The second actually confirms the development of the 30mm f/2.8 Macro lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras.
Panasonic Lumix G Vario 35-100mm f/4-5.6 lens revealed
Panasonic has announced a new telephoto zoom lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras. By the end of the year, photographers will be able to purchase the Panasonic Lumix G Vario 35-100mm f/4-5.6 lens, an affordable solution for their mirrorless camera with a Micro Four Thirds mount, which delivers high image quality.
Panasonic LX100 Micro Four Thirds compact camera launched
The rumor mill has been right once again as Panasonic has introduced a compact camera with a Micro Four Thirds sensor. The Panasonic LX100 is now official with an impressive specifications list that includes 4K video recording and WiFi. The shooter will be released this fall and will also offer WiFi and NFC among others.
Panasonic GM5 brings a viewfinder to the Lumix GM-series
The second GM-series camera has just become official. The Panasonic GM5 has been introduced at Photokina 2014 with a 16-megapixel Micro Four Thirds sensor and built-in WiFi. This model has also become the world’s smallest mirrorless interchangeable lens camera with an integrated electronic viewfinder.
Panasonic 35-100mm f/3.5-5.6 lens coming to Photokina 2014
Panasonic will reveal at least two new Micro Four Thirds lenses at Photokina 2014, as well as at least three new cameras. Ahead of this event, inside sources have leaked more details about the products. It appears that the company’s agenda includes a Panasonic 35-100mm f/3.5-5.6 lens and a superzoom compact camera replacement.
Panasonic LX100 specs list to include 24-75mm zoom lens
Panasonic will reportedly introduce a premium compact camera with a Micro Four Thirds sensor on September 15. Ahead of the device’s official announcement event, a rather scarce, but much-needed, Panasonic LX100 specs list has appeared online. The shooter is believed to feature a 24-75mm zoom lens and 4K video recording.
Panasonic HC-X1000 4K camcorder launched for prosumers
Panasonic has just unveiled its first camcorder capable of recording videos at 4K resolution aimed at prosumers. The brand new Panasonic HC-X1000 has arrived with a slew of interesting features, including 4K movie recording at 60fps, WiFi, NFC, and a Leica 20x optical zoom lens with built-in neutral density filter.
Panasonic GM5 announcement date set for September 15
Panasonic will not come empty-handed at Photokina 2014. The company will reveal at least a couple of new cameras as well as a pair of lenses for Micro Four Thirds cameras. According to inside sources, the Panasonic GM5 announcement date will take place on September 15, one day prior to the Photokina event.
Panasonic GM5 and LX100 are the names of upcoming MFT cameras
Panasonic is expected to introduce at least two new cameras with Micro Four Thirds image sensors. One of them is a mirrorless camera, while the other one is a fixed-lens compact shooter. The rumor mill has managed to uncover their real names and it appears that they will be called Panasonic GM5 and LX100, respectively.