July 20, 2009
Posted in Rumors

Little LX4(5) update

We do not have the exact release date but we got again a confirmation that a Panasonic camera (probably the LX4 or Lx5) will be unveiled before September. We havn’t got any specs…

UPDATE: I am still not confident in Panasonic’s roadmap (see the 20mm f/1.7 lens). That’s why I won’t give this rumor a ft4 or ft5 value…

July 19, 2009
Posted in Rumors

Fake Nikon rumor ;)

The Olympus E-P1 had such a success that Nikon people started to dream some new Nikon mirrorless system. Here you see a FAKE image with FAKE specs:
* 24.8mp full frame sensor
* 1080p video at 24fps, 30fps or 60fps
* 100% optical viewfinder
* Nikkor 10-70mm f/1.2 lens
source: http://nikonrumors.com/

When will Nikon release cameras to compete with the MicroFourThirds system? I bet you will have to wait a lot for it! I see Samsung and Canon as the next REAL competition.

July 19, 2009
Posted in Rumors

Fantastic Olympus E-P1 underwater photos…

I found very impressive underwater photos posted inside the E-P1 forum: http://e-p1.net/index.php?topic=275.msg1889;topicseen#msg1889

This photos has been taken inside the underwater tunel from the “Underwater World in Sentosa island”, Singapore.

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Amazon.com has some E-P1 related products in stock:
1) The Olympus MF-2 OM Lens to Micro Four Thirds Adapter
2) The Olympus 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 Zuiko Digital Zoom Lens (Silver)
3) And the Olympus FL-14 Flash for Olympus E-P1 Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera

July 19, 2009
Posted in Rumors

Waiting for more LX4(5) rumors…

sensor comparison

Sensor size comparison. Click on picture to enlarge (thanks to Mitsos!)

No Panasonic leaks until now…is that the calm before the storm?

There is a fair chance to see some Panasonic news next week.

In the meanwhile I received many false rumors. It is false that the LX4(5) will have a Fuji sensor and it is false that it will be a MicroFourThirds camera or that it will have a built-in viewfinder.

If you know something contact us at 43rumors@gmail.com . We are trying to get all rumor pieces together!

July 19, 2009
Posted in Rumors

weekly deals…

US cameras:
There is one single MEGAKIT Olympus PEN E-P1 with 14-42mmLens (Silver Body/Black Lens) + 8GB Deluxe Accessory Kit in stock.
And the Panasonic Lumix with Lumix G Vario 14-45 mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH Mega OIS Lens (Blue)is still the cheapest MFT camera to date!

US lenses:

The Panasonic 45-200mm f/4.0-5.6 is a perfect and cheap choice for your MFT camera ($287.54). If you need small lenses you should take a look to the Olympus 25mm f/2.8 Pancake Lens or the Olympus 50mm f/2.0 Telephoto Macro ED Lensand do not forget that you need the Olympus MMF-1 Four Thirds to Micro Four Thirds Adapter for both if you want to use it on a MicroFourThirds camera!

If you look for extreme quality this are the lenses you should look for: The Olympus Zuiko 12-60mm f/2.8-4.0 Digital ED SWD Lens (Perfect walk-around lens). The Panasonic 7-14mm f/4.0 Micro Four Thirds Lens (My preferred lens) and the Panasonic 25mm f/1.4 Four Thirds Lens (very sharp and well-built lens for portraits and low-light photography).

Europe deals:
It seems Europe is quite lucky with the E-P1 and GH1 (they are all ins tock in amazon DE - UKFrance).

The LX3 gets his nice discount at Pixmania NLBEAT - DEIT and redcoon Spain

The G1 sells for cheap in Pixmania NL BEATDEIT

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