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September 12, 2014
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(FT5) Panasonic LX100 costs 845€. It’s going to be the best fixed lens compact ever made!

LX100 design is very close to the glorious Panasonic LC1 (here on eBay)

While the comments about the soon to be announced GM5 are not that enthusiastic our sources share plenty of excitement about the new LX100! It’s going to become the best compact and fixed lens camera on market. And easily beats the RX100M3 because of the larger 16Mp Four Thirds multiaspect sensor, the superior lens (24-75mm f/1.7-2.8) and the superior video quality (4K). But all that isn’t going to be cheap. The camera will cost 845 Euro according to one of our sources. That’s 50 Euro more than the current RX100M3 price (here one Bay). The LX100 is also a tiny bit larger than the RX100 but still fits in your pocket. I think this could be the perfect 24 hours camera. You can carry it easily with you and has amazing useful specs. What more camera do you need?

 LX100 specs:
- Sensor: 16MP Multi aspect Four Thirds(!). Real resolution is a bit lower.
– 24-75mm f/1.7-2.8 lens
– Built-in EVF: 2,76 milion dots, 1.39x / 0.7x magnification
– ISO 200-25600. Can be extended down to 100!
– 4K recording (with time limitation to avoid heating issue)
– exact camera size: 4.52″ x 2.6″ x 2.4″
– hot shoe

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September 12, 2014
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(FT5) Panasonic GM5 to have same price as the current GM1


This is the Panasonic LF1 viewfinder which will also be used by the new GM5.

The Panasonic GM5 will be announced on Monday and it should have exactly the same price as the official GM1 price back when it was launched in 2013 (590 Euro). The Gm5 has a small built-in viewfinder of the size of the one used by the LF1 compact camera.

GM1 store list:
In US at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto.
In Europe at Amazon Germany, Wex Germany, Amazon UK, Fotohanskeuzekamp, Cyberphoto Sweden and Wex UK.
GM1 Gariz leather case in Black or Brown on eBay (Click here).


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FT4=61-80% chance the rumor is correct
FT5=81-99% chance the rumor is correct

September 11, 2014
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(FT4) Image of the 4K video setting on the E-M1!

This is certainly going to be one of the weirdest rumors I have ever worked on. But here is a screenshot taken from the Olympus E-M1 menu showing the 4K video recording settings. Like I told you before many testers of the soon to be launched 2.0 firmware version have not seen that 4K feature. So the possibilities are two:

1) Olympus hiding the feature for most of them or
2) Olympus is testing that feature on a more advanced firmware to be released some time after the 2.0 version.

We will know on September 15 what’s really going on! Fingers crossed for 4k!


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Rumors classification explained (FT= FourThirds):
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FT2=21-40% chance the rumor is correct
FT3=41-60% chance the rumor is correct
FT4=61-80% chance the rumor is correct
FT5=81-99% chance the rumor is correct

 

September 11, 2014
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(FT5) Good news: LX100 has design inspired by the LC1!


That news is going to make me very happy :)

Trusted sources and sources at Popco (via Dicahub) do confirm the LX100 design is very close to the glorious Panasonic LC1 (here on eBay). But according to my source it’s much smaller and weights around 400g only. The camera will ship by end of the year says Popco. Like I told you before announcement is on Monday September 15 at 13:00 in Berlin time! Stay tuned on 43rumors!

Alrady known LX100 specs:
- Sensor: 16MP Multi aspect Four Thirds(!). Real resolution is a bit lower.
– 24-75mm f/1.7-2.8 lens
– Built-in EVF: 2,76 milion dots, 1.39x / 0.7x magnification
– ISO 200-25600. Can be extended down to 100!
– 4K recording (with time limitation to avoid heating issue)
– exact camera size: 4.52″ x 2.6″ x 2.4″
– hot shoe

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Rumors classification explained (FT= FourThirds):
FT1=1-20% chance the rumor is correct
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FT4=61-80% chance the rumor is correct
FT5=81-99% chance the rumor is correct

 

September 11, 2014
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(FT3) Also two new Olympus Cine lens to come? And more 4K details…

The same source who gave me the first E-M1 4K firmware upgrade rumor also shared another rumor: Olympus is working on two new Cine Prime lens. But he isn’t sure these will be shown at Photokina.

And he shared also some more 4K details:

The OMD E-M1 record in 24-25-30p 4K with IBIS without any problem for 29min limit.  The good news is that, the 4K firmware from the beta test was well improved and it would be officially announced during the Photokina and released.

UPDATE: I still have sources saying they don’t know about 4K on the 2.0 firmware they tested or saw. So either this is a super secret Olympus addition or Olympus will decide to not add the 4K feature on the new firmware. This is one of the weirdest rumors I have ever worked on. I am glad this will be over in a few days :)

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Rumors classification explained (FT= FourThirds):
FT1=1-20% chance the rumor is correct
FT2=21-40% chance the rumor is correct
FT3=41-60% chance the rumor is correct
FT4=61-80% chance the rumor is correct
FT5=81-99% chance the rumor is correct

 

also a new cine prime lens.

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