Micro Four Thirds

Olympus Micro Four Thirds plans could eclipse entry-level DSLRs

Olympus Micro Four Thirds plans could eclipse entry-level DSLRs

Olympus expects its ageing entry-level DSLRs to be replaced by Micro Four Thirds models, rather than new DSLRs, according to product manager Toshiyuki Terada.  Speaking to fotopolis, Terada said that while no specific models could be announced, the company had no "concrete plans" to update the E-620 and other entry-level DSLRs.

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Panasonic unveils new Lumix GH2 micro four-thirds camera

Panasonic unveils new Lumix GH2 micro four-thirds camera

Panasonic has added a new camera to its line of micro four-thirds interchangeable lens cameras called the Lumix GH2. The new digital camera has some really cool features like the ability to take 3D photos when using the new 3D lens and a new cinema mode among other features. The new cinema mode lets the users take video with cinema-style gradation.

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Canon 22MP EIS Micro Four Thirds rival tipped for early 2011

Canon 22MP EIS Micro Four Thirds rival tipped for early 2011

Canon's upcoming Micro Four Thirds competitor is getting further fleshed out, with the latest cycle of the rumor machine suggesting the compact camera will use an Electro Image System (EIS) and have a 22-megapixel backlit-illuminated CMOS sensor.  Tipped to be the first in a new EIS range for the company, the so-far unnamed camera will apparently be capable of 1080p Full HD video (at 24/25/30fps) and be compatible with a whole range of lenses.

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Panasonic AG-AF100 Micro Four Thirds 1080p camcorder gets official

Panasonic AG-AF100 Micro Four Thirds 1080p camcorder gets official

It's been a few months since Panasonic teased us with their Micro Four Thirds camcorder, the AF100, and they've only just got around to officially announcing the thing.  The AF100 - or its AF105 Japanese sibling - can use standard DSLR and MFT lenses or, with an adapter, cinema and prime lenses, shooting up to 1080/24p 24Mbps video to a pair of SD/SDHC/SDXC cards.

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Olympus E-5 Micro Four Thirds shows a shoulder & some specs

Olympus E-5 Micro Four Thirds shows a shoulder & some specs

The first image of the Olympus E-5 has leaked, though you'd need a Victorian sensibility to truly appreciate it as so far all we can see is a shoulder.  According to 43rumors, their trusted sources have confirmed that the shot is indeed a crop of the upcoming E-5, and they've also provided some hardware specs too: a 12.1-megapixel sensor, ISO 100 to 6400 and a weatherproof magnesium body.

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Samsung NX100 leaks ahead of Photokina reveal

Samsung NX100 leaks ahead of Photokina reveal

Having been spotted in leaky press shot form yesterday, Samsung's upcoming NX100 digital camera has now emerged in some in-the-wild pictures.  Engadget's tipster sent them some feedback on the Micro Four Thirds shooter, suggesting that video performance is strong and tweaking settings is as straightforward as on a DSLR.

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Samsung NX100 Official Press Shots Revealed

Samsung NX100 Official Press Shots Revealed

Samsung's newest edition to their micro-four-thirds line-up, the NX100, is still unannounced (but previously teased, but that's not stopping some folks from revealing the official press shots of the device ahead of any kind of announcement. No surprise here, though, right? It's almost impossible to keep a secret ahead of an official announcement, after all. And while the photos are indeed drool-worthy, there's still plenty of information missing about the upcoming camera.

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Olympus PEN E-P2 black-on-black kit debuts alongside new zoom lenses

Olympus PEN E-P2 black-on-black kit debuts alongside new zoom lenses

The tipped Olympus PEN E-P2 black-on-black kit has made its official debut, a black-clad P2 Micro Four Thirds camera complete with matching M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 17mm pancake lens and FL-14 flash, priced at $999.99 when it drops in October 2010.  Meanwhile a second version - which switches the black FL-14 flash for a black VF-2 electronic viewfinder - will also be launched, at €1,079.  There are also two new lenses to choose between.

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Olympus E-P2 black kit and E-5 12MP tipped imminent

Olympus E-P2 black kit and E-5 12MP tipped imminent

Olympus' new Micro Four Thirds plans have been outed, and you won't have to wait long for the fruits of their development to arrive.  According to 43rumors, on Tuesday August 31st the company will announce a new E-P2 kit complete with a black 17mm lens and matching external flash, together with two new lenses, while on September 14th there'll be a new 12-megapixel Olympus E-5 to drool over.

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Samsung tease Photokina NX camera reveal: NX100 ahoy?

Samsung tease Photokina NX camera reveal: NX100 ahoy?

It's not just the Galaxy Tab that Samsung are teasing us about for next week; the company's photography division has been sending out invites to a Photokina 2010 event where they'll be demonstrating their next-generation NX digital camera.  According to the invite, "the NX evolution" will be "Samsung's latest and most hotly anticipated camera"; they don't spare the hyperbole, either, claiming the new model will "change the lives of creative consumers around the world, and take the camera industry by storm."

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Samsung NX100 micro-four-thirds camera spotted?

Samsung NX100 micro-four-thirds camera spotted?

Cameras believed to be Samsung's next-gen Micro Four Thirds models have been previewed in a promotional video (which has since been made private), with the new snappers - seen on the right in this image - tipped as the Samsung NX100.  Photo Rumors spotted the mysterious cluster, shown along with a couple of new lenses, at the end of a Samsung video clip.

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Olympus PEN E-PL1 gets augmented reality demo [Video]

Olympus PEN E-PL1 gets augmented reality demo [Video]

You might remember the augmented reality business cards we wrote about all the way back in July 2009; well, Olympus has taken the same idea and turned it into a pretty neat interactive demo for their PEN E-PL1 micro-four-thirds camera.  Using a paper cut-out of the E-PL1 and your computer's webcam, the demo can show a life-sized 3D representation of the camera with clickable features, working still and video capture, and instant upload of content you create to Facebook and YouTube.

Video demo after the cut

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