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December 9, 2009
Posted in Rumors

(FT5) Panasonic is ready to launch the new DMC-FP1…(FT3) with backlight sensor?


We have no specs about that camera, but we know that a new DMC-FP1 compact camera is coming soon (January?). Why should that camera be interesting? The camera (FT3) could be the first to use the new Panasonic backlight sensor!

Just a reminder: Rumors classification
(FT 1) Only a dream (FT 2) Sounds a little more real (FT 3) Could be (FT 4) Possible, from trusted sources (FT 5) It’s done! FT= Four Thirds

December 7, 2009
Posted in Rumors, rumor_list

(FT5) UPDATED-> Samyang will make two new FourThirds lenses! The 85mm f/1.4 and 8mm f/3.5 fisheye!


The Samyang 85mm f/1.4 Aspherical Manual Focus Lens

UPDATE: Samyang will also launche a new 35mm f/1.4 lens in Q2!

Source: lenstip
In an Interview with Lenstip Mr. Lee (Director of Sales & Marekting Samyang Optics) confirmed that they will produce the two lenses for FourThirds mount (no word about MicroFourThirds) Do you plan to introduce lenses with the 4/3 mount?
Mr. Lee: We are currently adding this mount to 85mm and 8mm products. They will be released in 1st quarter of 2010. 4/3 mount will be available for all future products.

More informations about the lenses:
Samyang 8mm
Samyang 85mm f/1.4

Lenstip reviewed both lenses:
Samyang 8mm review
Samyang 85mm review

Thanks Jerry for sending the link!

You can find Samyang lenses (Canon/Nikon/Sony/Pentax mounts) in:
Amazon UK / / Adorama

Samyang 8 mm f/3.5 Aspherical IF MC Fish-eye lens

Samyang 8 mm f/3.5 Aspherical IF MC Fish-eye lens

December 5, 2009
Posted in Rumors

(FT3) More Samsung NX specs and image comparison with the Panasonic GF1

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As you may know the Samsung NX is due for release and will very likely become the first real strong MicroFourThirds competitor.

We found some more Samsung NX specs at k-rumors:

1. NX10 has Lens OIS not body built-in. He mentioned he didn’t see any special device related with body SR. emoticon – sad

2. Very good grip feeling.

3. Lighter than E-P1.

4. NX10 AF speed is way faster than E-P1.
It is not accurate but, its AF speed seems to be similar level to Panasonic GH1.

5. EVF is VGA level.

6. K-Mount adapter will be on the market at the same time with NX10.
(it is not sure that it supports AF yet.)

7. My source used only beta body, so possibilities some of above specs could be changed.

8. Samsung could launch NX10 sooner than Jan 10. But, most likely the launch will be Jan. 10.

9. The adapter doesn’t support AF. emoticon – sad

10. NX10 has “green button” to meter exposure.

11. NX10 has a mechanical type focal-plane shutter.“

December 4, 2009
Posted in Rumors

(FT1) UPDATED -> More FAKE Fuji MicroFourThirds teasers…


The tet says: “Many functions careful considerated until the detail
While looking through the finder, you’ll enjoy photography as you wish

And here the real camera (a classic 35mm film camera):


P.S.: Do one of my sources know how the real Fuji MFT camera will be?

December 3, 2009
Posted in Rumors

Funny FAKE! First fuji MicroFourThirds image :)


Thanks Hannes for sending the image!

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