January 25, 2010
Posted in news

PRESS RELEASE: Panasonic Announces Pricing For 2010 Lumix Digital Cameras

FH1 for $159.95,
FH3 for $179.95
FH20 for $199.95.
FP1 for $149.95
FP3 for $229.95.
F3 for $129.95
F2 for $109.95.

via: imaging-resource

January 25, 2010
Posted in Rumors

(FT4) The E-3 successor definitely has a FourThirds mount! And new FourThirds lenses are coming?

That’s another good day for rumors!

One of my best sources told me the E-3 successor will have the normal FourThirds mount. The crazy rumor we posted yesterday is really crazy :)

FT3 -> And there is a chance you will see new FourThirds lenses…I heard something about new primes :)

January 25, 2010
Posted in Rumors

(FT4) MicroFourThirds next competitor is…..Sony?

Our partnerwebsite SonyAlphaRumors “speculates” with the announcement of the Sony APS-C mirrorless camera in Q2 (March?). More on sonyalpharumors.com.

January 25, 2010
Posted in Rumors

(FT3) Novoflex ready to launch a new NX to MFT Adapter?

Just received this email:
My source told me Novoflex is preparing a NX to M4/3 adapter with electronic control, very soon will be announced.
The Samsung pancake would be a 60mm f/2 on Lumix G cameras.
75% accuracy

P.S.: Thanks source! :)

January 25, 2010
Posted in Rumors

The rumors summary (and then we will start with new rumors!)

It has been a busy week. it’s time to make a rumors summary before we start to post new rumors.

1) Olympus will have a press release on February 2nd. And they will probably unveil new compact cameras. We know that Olympus will also at least release two new FourThirds cameras during the next weeks but we don’t know if they will announce them on the same press release. The the-storm/" target="_blank">E-620 successor and the E-3 (and E-30?) successor. The E-620 should use a new generation Panasonic sensor and be announced in February. The E-3 successor should also use “some kind of new sensor”. Available in March and maybe announcement at PMA (late February).

The crazy rumor we received says the E-5 (or whatever the name will be) will have a new type of mount!

2) Panasonic will launch a new Lumix camera on January 31?. Very likely a MicroFourThirds camera (G1 successor?). Also the new Panasonic ZS-7 and TS2 cameras should be unveiled. We also heard that the LX3 successor could be unveiled but I really hope our sources didn’t make the mistake to believe the ZS-7 is the LX3 successor. We will know it soon…

3) Olympus will announce a new MicroFourThirds camera in May-June

4) Panasonic and Olympus will both soon launch the new MicroFourThirds lenses.
– Olympus 9-18/4.0-5.6 (February-March 2010)
– Olympus 14-150/4.0-5.6 (May-June 2010)
– Olympus 40-150 lens (February-March 2010)
– Panasonic Lumix G Vario f/4.0-5.6 100-300 mm (February-March 2010?)
– Panasonic Lumix 14mm pancake lens (February-March 2010?)
– Panasonic Lumix G 8mm Fish-Eye APSH f/3.5

5) Samyang will release two new FourThirds lenses in March. The 85mm f/1.4 and 8mm f/3.5 fisheye!

6) And here the new BIG question: What’s going on with Fuji? Are they going to announce their MFT camera soon?

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