(FT3) Panasonic GH5 has 20MP MFT sensor?

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As I have told you before the Panasonic GH5 will be officially unveiled with all its specs and pricing on January 4th at 10am Las Vegas time. You can follow the announcement live here on 43rumors! To not miss any news don’t forget to subscirbe our RSS feed, join us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.

And I just got this from a source:

The GH5 has new 20mp without a low pass filter. 5 axis stabilization for lenses without any built in stabilization or will work with specific Panasonic lenses that have stabilization so giving both on body and on lens at the same time. 5.5. EVF is 3680 dots OLED. 21mm  x 0.76. Monitor is 3.2″ 1620k dots

The other info we have about the GH5 is:

– The GH5 has the in sensor stabilization just like the G80
– The camera has 2 SD card slots
– No more limit about the duration of recording. 29 minutes in Europe.
– The audio XLR microphone hotshoe mounted I/O interface will be compatible with the DMC-GH4.
– It has full size HDMi
– The main sizes are identical of the GH4. Advantage : You can use ANY same accessory like Cage, Etc. from your previous GH3 or GH4.
– Panasonic plans to start shipping out the GH5 in March/April!
– Body only: Price will be between 1 800 € and 2 000 € in Europe for the DMC-GH5.
– Price will be ± 2 900 € for the DMC-GH5 + the new Panasonic Leica 12-60 Lens (not the older 12-60mm lens!)

Stay tuned and join the GH5 facebook group for more news!

 

Panasonic GH5 set to ship on March 1 according to European store

Our reader Eno from F. Profesionala just spotted this: The GH5 is listed with March 1st shipping date at Romanian Photo gear site: http://www.f64.ro/panasonic-lumix-dmc-gh5-body-negru.html. This matches the rumor we posted here a month ago.

The GH5 will be available for preorder on January 4th. The info we can share in advance is that:

– The GH5 has the in sensor stabilization just like the G80
– The camera has 2 SD card slots
– No more limit about the duration of recording. 29 minutes in Europe.
– The audio XLR microphone hotshoe mounted I/O interface will be compatible with the DMC-GH4.
– It has full size HDMi
– The main sizes are identical of the GH4. Advantage : You can use ANY same accessory like Cage, Etc. from your previous GH3 or GH4.
– Panasonic plans to start shipping out the GH5 in March/April!
– Body only: Price will be between 1 800 € and 2 000 € in Europe for the DMC-GH5.
– Price will be ± 2 900 € for the DMC-GH5 + the new Panasonic Leica 12-60 Lens (not the older 12-60mm lens!)

Stay tuned and join the GH5 facebook group for more news!

Olympus is considering adding encryption on their cameras

Freedom Press recently made a call on major camera manufacturers to build encryption into their cameras. And TheVerge got the official answer from Olympus:

Olympus is aware of the efforts of the ‘Freedom of the Press Foundation’ with respect to the request for implementation of encryption technology for photographic and video products. We intend to study the matter more closely in order to make an informed decision.

MFT cleaned the house in Imaging Resource Lens of the Year awards with 4 winners

Plenty of MFT lenses got awraded by Imaging Resource:

Best Wide Angle Prime: Panasonic 12mm f/1.4 (Store links: Amazon, Olympus US store, Adorama, B&H, eBay).
Best Standard Prime: Olympus 25mm f/1.2 Pro (Store links: Amazon, Olympus US store, Adorama, B&H, eBay).
Best Telephoto Prime: Olympus 300mm f/4 IS Pro (Store links: Amazon, Olympus US store, Adorama, B&H, eBay).
Best Travel Zoom: Olympus 12-100mm f/4 IS Pro (Store links: Amazon, Olympus US store, Adorama, B&H, eBay).