(FT4) What’s coming from Olympus

E-PL8

I don’t know if the recent Kumamoto earthquake did postpone the timing for some single new products. Anyway this is what we can expect to be announced by Olympus before Photokina start:

  • Olympus E-PL8 (already leaked months ago but announcement delayed due the Kumamoto earthquake)
  • 30mm f/3.5 MFT macro lens
  • 25mm f/1.2 PRO Zuiko MFT lens.
  • New PRO standard zoom
  • Olympus E-M1II (maybe shipment will be postponed til early 2017 due the Kumamoto eartquake)

(FT4) The new LX100 successor will be announced at Photokina

We got word from our sources that Panasonic will launch the new LX100 successor at Photokina. No specs info yet.

The GH5 shoulb be announced too… if the Kumamoto earthquake dind’t change the Panasonic plan…


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(FT5) Leaked! First images of the new Panasonic 12mm f/1.4 Summilux ASPH lens!

Panasonic 12mm f1.4 Summilux ASPH lens

Panasonic 12mm f1.4 Summilux ASPH lens

Panasonic will announce a new Panasonic 12mm f1.4 Summilux ASPH lens on June 15! The lens has the “Leica” brand. The close focus distance is 20cm and the filter size of 62mm. There is yet no info about the price and possible shipment date. The current other 25mm Summulix lens from Panasonic is priced around 600 Euro/Dollars.

Stay tuned on 43rumors and follow the announcement live on 43rumors at 5-6am London time of June 15!

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One more thing: There is yet no rumor about a possible camera announcement coming too. So don’t expect to see a GH5 tomorrow…

via Digicameinfo