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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: September 4, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: September 4, 2012

We're getting ready to end a Tuesday that has produced some rather big news, so let's jump right into it, shall we? By far the biggest story of the day had to do with upcoming the Apple event. Apple started sending out invitations for the event today, using a picture that gives away what to expect at the event (spoiler alert: the iPhone 5 is coming). With an iPhone 5 reveal essentially confirmed, analysts are predicting success for the new handset, saying that it could potentially sell 10 million units this quarter. Not bad, provided the device actually hits those marks.

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Panasonic GH3 specs leak ahead of Photokina

Panasonic GH3 specs leak ahead of Photokina

Panasonic's new GH3 is expected to be at Photokina later this month, but ahead of its appearance there, it seems that a spec list for the camera has leaked. The leaked list comes courtesy of 43Rumors, which has given us details on the Panasonic GH3 quite a few times in the past. 43Rumors claims that these specifications come from a trusted source, so the list we have posted after the jump might just be the line up of hardware and features the GH3 will launch with.

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Panasonic Toughbook 19 gets Ivy Bridge boost

Panasonic Toughbook 19 gets Ivy Bridge boost

If you were thinking of getting a Panasonic notebook with the ability to beat the elements in a high-powered next-generation build, now's you're opportunity. The Toughbook 19 has been updated by Panasonic with Ivy Bridge processors and Intel Turbo Boost Technology this week, bringing the machine up to the current wave of future-ready PCs. This notebook will be ready to work with you anywhere, be it in the line of fire in the military or right down deep and dirty in your law enforcement job.

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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 FZ60 revealed with super-zoom lens

Panasonic LUMIX FZ60 revealed with super-zoom lens

It appears that Panasonic is turning on all engines in the digital camera game with no less than a couple of arms full of devices including the fabulous new LUMIX FZ60. This device brings on Full-HD video recording, high speed response time, and a giant 24x optical zoom lens. You'll be working with the LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT 25mm ultra wide-angle lens with a 24x optical zoom (35mm camera equivalent: 25-600mm) and will have not only Intelligent Zoom on your side, but Intelligent Resolution tech as well for high quality 48x equivalent images.

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Panasonic LUMIX LX7 brings a compact processing power punch

Panasonic LUMIX LX7 brings a compact processing power punch

This week the folks at Panasonic have brought on the fury with a collection of cameras and accessories that will have your head spinning, hitting on a compact tip with the new LUMIX LX7. This camera has a 24mm ultra-wide angle LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMILUX lens with 3.8x optical zoom. This lens brings on 11 elements in 10 groups with five aspherical lenses and nine aspherical surfaces - this including a dual-sided aspherical surface extra-low dispersion lens, a feature never before seen in a LUMIX piece of hardware.

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