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January 19, 2011
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GH2, GF2, G2 and AG-AF100 reviews


The Whistle Bait. Panasonic AF100 PL Mount, GH2, 5D, 7D. From Chris Marino on Vimeo.

We found plenty of new Panasonic Micro Four Thirds camera reviews. Here is the list:

Ganref made a very cool and detailed GH2 vs GH1 vs G2 ISO and resolution comparison. The GH2 shows clearly more resolution but ISO noise is almost equal to the other cameras.

SteveHuff posted a “GH2 Guest review” written by Amy Medina.

M43photo shows how magnified focus with legacy lenses works on the GH2

There are two non-english GF2 tests. One at DCview and one at Focus Numerique.

And for the category “better late than never”: Panasonic G2 review at Quesabesde (Click here to read the google english translation).

January 19, 2011
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(UPDATED) First Olympus XZ-1 review by DSLRmagazine (spanish)

DSLRmagazine is the very first website to post an Olympus XZ-1 review (Click here to read the google english translated text). They made a very detailed and accurate test. Those are a few interesting discoveries:

- The lens resolution is very high at 28mm and wide open (f/1.8)! Resolution decreases on the tele end.
- Moderate distorion at 28mm
- Moderate Vignetting at 28mm and f/1.8
- Very good autofocus and metering!
- Veyr good image quality up to ISO 800.

All in all a very good camera that is on par (if not slightly better) than the competition (Panasonic LX5, Samsung EX1 and Canon S95)

UPDATE: pcpop posted a XZ-1 review with many image samples.

Olympus XZ-1 preorders at Amazon, Adorama, Amazon Deutschland, Amazon France and Amazon UK.

January 17, 2011
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New GH2,GF2, E-PL2 and E-5 tests.

Panasonic GF2 review by Digitalrev

Olympus E-5 review at foto.lt

Panasonic GH2 in Africa (Panasonic.net)

GH2: Magnified focus with legacy lenses (m43photo.blogspot).

Panasonic GF2 test at DCview.

Look at that photo at Flickr. It looks like the Olympus E-PL2 “could” have some red dot issues. Did you find more pictures showing the same issue?

Olympus EPL2 Review, first installment (Kirk Tuck)

The E-PL2 is in Stock at eBay and “almost” in Stock at Amazon DE. Pre order tare available at Amazon, Adorama, Amazon FR,

January 13, 2011
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Panasonic LX5 sensor tested at DxOmark

DxOmark tested the Panasonic LX5 sensor which is also the heart of the Olympus XZ-1. As you can see the LX5 is on par with the Samsung EX1/TL500 and behind the Canon S95 sensor.

P.S.: Olympus XZ-1 preorders at Amazon, Adorama, Amazon Deutschland, Amazon France and Amazon UK.

January 12, 2011
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New Panasonic GF2 review (+ BHphoto shows the GF2 price)

Digitalcamerareview tested the new Panasonic GF2. They wrote a five page long article and tested also the new 14mm f/2.5 lens. Conclusions are as usual on the last page. Interesting, the reviewer says that it will be a real challenge for Nikon to make a better mirrorless camera than the GF2.

P.S.: BHphoto (Click here) has pricing up for the GF2:
14mm kit -$699
14-45mm kit – $599
Body only – $499

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