Panasonic GM2 specs list to include on-sensor stabilization
Panasonic will announce a few cameras that will also be on-display at Photokina 2014. The devices are coming before the world’s largest event and they could employ some interesting features. The rumor mill has managed to leak an updated Panasonic GM2 specs list, hinting that the camera will sport on-sensor image stabilization.
Panasonic LX1000 Four Thirds compact camera coming soon
The name of the Panasonic compact camera with a Four Thirds image sensor may have showed up on the web. It is rumored that the device will be called Panasonic LX1000 and that it will indeed be capable of recording 4K videos. Regardless of its name and features, the shooter will definitely be announced within the next few days.
Panasonic 12mm f/1.2 OIS lens patent leaked on the web
Panasonic has patented multiple variations of a 12mm lens that would compete against the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12mm f/2 if it were to become available on the market. The most exciting of all versions is the Panasonic 12mm f/1.2 OIS lens, which would be the best wide-angle optic for Micro Four Thirds photographers.
Panasonic GM2 camera to feature an electronic viewfinder
Panasonic has been rumored to introduce a new mirrorless camera with a Micro Four Thirds sensor for quite some time now. According to reliable sources, MFT adopters will soon be able to buy a Panasonic GM2 camera, as this is the model in question. The greatest surprise for them would be the addition of an EVF in GM1’s successor.
A new Panasonic GH camera will not be announced at Photokina
Panasonic will launch a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera with a Micro Four Thirds sensor in the near future. The launch will occur sometime around the Photokina 2014. It appears that a new Panasonic GH camera is not coming at the event, while the GF, GX, and G series are on hold, leaving only one possibility: a GM-series model.
More hints that new Panasonic MFT cameras are coming soon
The rumor mill is once again targeting Panasonic and its Micro Four Thirds line-up. It appears that two new Panasonic MFT cameras will be unveiled soon. How soon? Well, late August or early September, so that the Panasonic mirrorless and compact models will be ready to show up at the Photokina 2014 event taking place in mid-September.
Panasonic rumored to launch new Micro Four Thirds camera soon
This year’s edition of the Photokina event will be one of the most exciting ever as multiple companies are rumored to bring a lot of new products to this show. It is becoming more and more obvious that Panasonic is joining the party in order to show off a new Micro Four Thirds camera, which will be first unveiled within the next few weeks.
Fujifilm and Samsung to make use of Sony RX100 III’s sensor
Sony is believed to be the world’s largest supplier of image sensors for consumer cameras. The company has already provided its Sony RX100 III image sensor to Panasonic, which has put it into the FZ1000 camera. However, according to the rumor mill, two more companies will soon take advantage of the same sensor: Fujifilm and Samsung.
New Panasonic Four Thirds compact camera is in development
Panasonic has been recently rumored to be working on another compact camera other than the Lumix LX8. Trusted sources have returned with more details, including the confirmation that the Panasonic Four Thirds compact camera is real. The device will sport an integrated electronic viewfinder and will be unveiled in August.
Panasonic Lumix LX8 launch date delayed until late August
After being rumored to take place on July 16 for a very long time, the Panasonic Lumix LX8 launch date is now believed to have been delayed until August 2014. This high-end compact camera will replace the Lumix LX7, but it will do so towards the end of August, instead of mid-July, like the rumor mill has previously told us.
New Panasonic Lumix LX8 specs leaked ahead of its launch
A product launch event is rumored to have been scheduled for July 16. Panasonic will introduce a new high-end camera that will replace the aging LX7. Ahead of the announcement, more Panasonic Lumix LX8 specs have been leaked. It appears that this shooter has even more surprises in tow for the users and you need to discover them.
Micro Four Thirds-based Panasonic compact camera coming soon
Panasonic is rumored to have scheduled a major product launch event for July 16. Beside the already-rumored LX8, it seems like another Panasonic compact camera will be unveiled. According to inside sources, the new shooter will come packed with a Micro Four Thirds image sensor and a fixed lens with a very bright aperture.
Five new Panasonic prime lenses patented in the US
Digging through patent applications is a good way to a company’s plans for the future. In the case of a Micro Four Thirds camera and lens maker, it seems like the future is pretty clear and exciting. Five new Panasonic prime lenses have been patented in the United States at the USPTO and could be announced in the near future.
Panasonic Lumix LX8 to feature FZ1000’s 20.1-megapixel sensor
Panasonic will hold a product launch event on July 16. The Panasonic Lumix LX8 compact camera will become official on this date as a replacement for the 2-year-old LX7. The new shooter is now rumored to come packed with a 20.1-megapixel 1-inch-type sensor, the same model found in the Panasonic FZ1000 and Sony RX100 III cameras.
New Panasonic 35-100mm lens set to be released later in 2014
A source familiar with the matter has revealed that the new Panasonic 35-100mm lens is still in development and will be released on the market by the end of 2014. This lens has already been “confirmed” by Panasonic when it announced the GM1 camera. It is said to be a compact version of the current 35-100mm f/2.8 model.
Panasonic LX8 compact camera to feature built-in ND filter
One of the devices which has been receiving a lot of attention from the rumor mill is the Panasonic LX8 compact camera. The shooter is said to replace the LX7 in mid-July with a new set of specifications. Meanwhile, more details about its specs have been leaked, including the “confirmation” that the camera features a built-in ND filter.
Panasonic FZ1000 4K video superzoom camera becomes official
Panasonic has launched a new 4K camera. It consists of a bridge shooter with a superzoom lens offering a 35mm equivalent of 24-400mm. The new device is not the sought-after LX7 replacement, it is actually the Panasonic FZ1000, which will compete against the Sony RX10, having the advantage of 4K video recording.
More Panasonic LX8 specs leaked, hinting at 24-90mm lens
Panasonic will announce the replacement of the LX7 on July 16, as covered in our previous articles. As we are getting closer to its launch, inside sources are leaking more Panasonic LX8 specs. This time, the rumor mill has revealed that the high-end compact camera will feature a 24-90mm lens with a maximum aperture of f/2-2.8.
Panasonic LX8 price and more specs leaked on the web
The Panasonic LX8 price tag has showed up online. This high-end compact camera is rumored to become available for a little under $800, an amount similar to the one you have to pay for its competitor: the Sony RX100 III. However, the LX7 replacement has an ace up its sleeve as it will be capable of recording videos at 4K resolution.
Panasonic telephoto zoom lens has been cancelled, rep says
Micro Four Thirds owners have been asking for a long telephoto zoom lens with a fast aperture for years. However, it seems like the plans to release a Panasonic telephoto zoom lens have been cancelled by the company, according to one of its representatives. However, the 150mm f/2.8 is still on track to be launched this year.
Panasonic LX8 launch details “confirmed” by inside sources
After hearing the initial rumors regarding the Panasonic LX7 replacement, we have been “forced” to verify the accuracy of the details with more trusted sources. Well, according to trusted people, who have been right in the past, the Panasonic LX8 launch date is indeed scheduled to take place in the middle of July 2014.