(FT5) Panasonic-Leica 12mm will ship the second half of this year

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Image on top shows the current Panasonic-Leica 25mm f/1.4 lens

The long time rumored new Leica 12mm prime lens will ship during the second half of this year. When the lens will be announced is yet unclear.


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Zenit is going to launch a new 50mm f/0.95 lens!

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The russian company Zenit is back in business. And their first product will be a new Zenitar 50mm f/0.95 lens. The image above shows the E-mount version but Gavriloart reports other mirrorless system mounts will be supported too.

The big question is if the optical quality and price will really make this an interesting alternative of the Speedmaster lens.

What’s coming with the next Olympus announcement: E-PL8, 25mm f/1.2 and action camera.

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There will be one more Olympus announcement before the big Photokina event in September. And this is what Olympus is rumred to announce:
1) New E-PL8 camera
2) The first 25mm f/1.2 PRO Zuiko MFT lens
3) New action camera (Stylus Tracker).

The announcement should happen sometimes between now and June.