Micro Four Thirds

Panasonic LUMIX G5, FZ200 and LX7 Hands-on

Panasonic LUMIX G5, FZ200 and LX7 Hands-on

Not everybody wants a full DSLR and not everybody is content with the camera on their smartphone. That's a difficult segment to fill, but Panasonic believes it has the line-up necessary with its latest range of cameras. The LUMIX G5, FZ200 and LX7 each target different users with different needs, but they also all share a commonality of feel and function that we've come to expect from Panasonic. Read on for our hands-on first impressions.

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Panasonic LUMIX FZ200 brings full range F2.8 aperture at 600mm

Panasonic LUMIX FZ200 brings full range F2.8 aperture at 600mm

This week Panasonic has brought on the heat with a collection of cameras and lenses for those cameras that are set to bust of the market, not least of all with the LUMIX FZ200. This super-zoom digital camera is aiming at those looking for full range F2.8 aperture action with 24x optical zoom onboard, and it's not messing around. With both full HD video and ultra high-speed response coming standard as well, this may very well be your next every situation shooter.

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Panasonic LUMIX G5 official with next-generation hardware

Panasonic LUMIX G5 official with next-generation hardware

Today Panasonic has introduced the latest in their G series of cameras, the LUMIX DMC-G5, complete with a newly-integrated 16.05 megapixel Live MOS sensor and their own Venus Engine for ultra high quality images and video. This camera brings all of the greatnesses of previous G series models with a lightweight, compact body, precision AF (Auto Focus), and a built-in flash. As with the rest of the LUMIX G series cameras, this model also uses Contrast AF, that allowing the focusing of the camera on subject matter to be controlled by the image sensor inside the device.

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Panasonic LUMIX G5, LX7 and FZ200 leak

Panasonic LUMIX G5, LX7 and FZ200 leak

A selection of new Panasonic LUMIX digital cameras have leaked, with the G5 Micro Four Thirds leading the way. A 16-megapixel interchangeable lens camera, the LUMIX G5 will be offered with a 12-35mm f/2.8 Power O.I.S zoom and a 45-150mm f/4 lens, according to a hastily-yanked article at The Telegraph, with pictures to match courtesy of 43 Rumors.

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Panasonic LUMIX GF5 official

Panasonic LUMIX GF5 official

Panasonic has outed its latest Micro Four Thirds camera, the LUMIX GF5, a 12.1-megapixel pocket scale shooter that refines the good work of its GF3 predecessor. The GF5 introduces a new Live MOS image sensor along with the latest version of Panasonic's Venus Engine with Multi-process Noise Reduction, together good for maximum 12800 ISO and 0.09s autofocus. It'll also shoot 1080i Full HD video.

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Olympus to ship E-M5 starting March 31

Olympus to ship E-M5 starting March 31

Olympus has announced that it has a new high-end digital camera called the E-M5 that will start shipping on March 31. The camera will launch in Asia first and the listing in the photo is from Amazon Japan. The camera is reportedly expected to hit US stores in the middle of April with some retailers showing availability on the 10th.

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Canon patent app hints at mirrorless cameras ahead

Canon patent app hints at mirrorless cameras ahead

Canon may finally be entering the Micro Four Thirds or mirrorless interchangeable lens camera market, according to a new patent filing that recently surfaced. The premier camera manufacturer had long been obstinate about this new mirrorless sector, even saying that competitors were diving in due to poor DSLR performance---a statement from a Canon exec, who may have to eat his words soon.

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Olympus OM-D E-M5: Retro outside, Groundbreaking inside

Olympus OM-D E-M5: Retro outside, Groundbreaking inside

Olympus knows what photographers really want: something so teeth-clenchingly retro on the outside that they weep tiny tears of joy, but jam-packed full of the latest tech inside so that they're not embarrassed on Flickr. The Olympus OM-D E-M5 promises to deliver just that, with classic OM analog styling from the 1970s brought neatly up to date with a digital revamp. Out goes the Kodachrome, replaced with a 16.1-megapixel Live MOS sensor, 120fps high-res electronic viewfinder (EVF) and a 3-inch posable OLED touchscreen.

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Olympus OM-D interchangeable lens camera leaks again

Olympus OM-D interchangeable lens camera leaks again

More details and a clearer image of the Olympus OM-D interchangeable lens camera have leaked, with the retro-styled mirrorless compact promising to revolutionize the DSLR world. Following on from the first leaks last month, the new image shows a clearer view of the top panel of the OM-D, 43 Rumors, reports, with plenty of knurled dials and what looks to be the beginning of a flash hot-shoe.

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Olympus OM-D pricing and launch details leak

Olympus OM-D pricing and launch details leak

New details have leaked on the much anticipated Olympus next-gen Micro Four Thirds camera called the Olympus OM-D. We saw part of the camera's build in a leaked image last week and now we get word from Wells Fargo advisors on the release time frame and approximate pricing for the camera.

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Olympus OM-D camera surfaces in first leaked image

Olympus OM-D camera surfaces in first leaked image

The first image of Olympus' upcoming OM-D Micro Four Thirds camera has leaked. The OM-D camera is expected to be Olympus' first digital shooter to join its flagship OM series that's turning 40 years old this year. The image only shows part of the camera, but does at least reveal a well-built high quality finish.

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Panasonic LUMIX GX1 official: 16MP, Full HD, 0.09s autofocus

Panasonic LUMIX GX1 official: 16MP, Full HD, 0.09s autofocus

Panasonic's second camera of the day doesn't record 3D like the LUMIX DMC-3D1, but the Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GX1 is the interchangeable lens camera many keen photographers have been waiting for. Packing a 16.01-megapixel Live MOS sensor and Panasonic's Venus Engine, a 3-inch touchscreen, 1920 x 1080 60i HD AVCHD video recording and 0.09 second autofocus, the LUMIX GX1 works with the existing range of Micro Four Thirds lenses and will go on sale in mid-December.

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