Pixmania Europe still has almost every GF1 combination in Stock! You will only miss the red version. Single lenses are not available
We are still missing some MicroFourThirds competition. Now there is someone who claims to know something about Sonys EVIL System!
“…The evil cameras will be small, high performance; you’ll be able to use older lenses with an adopter. The cameras will be “APSC CMOS size” based. Because of close flange distance, therefore smaller diffraction, lens design will be simpler, smaller, and resolution will be on par with FF. With checkerboard pixel pattern, similar to their ClearVid CMOS pattern, expect 25 MP cameras with 50 MP performance soon, but not initially….”
There is more to read at http://sonyalpharumors.com/
All three major american online-shops do have the Panasonic GF1 + 14-45mm lens in Stock!
Amazon US: Panasonic GF1 with 14-45mm Lens for $1,099.99 (High price! Third-party resellers only)
Adorama: Panasonic GF1 with 14-45mm Lens for $899.95
Bhphoto Panasonic GF1 with 14-45mm Lens for $899.95(in Stock!)
Only amazon has the Panasonic GF1 + 20mm f/1.7 in Stock (third-party resellers). Attention! The price is higher than the normal amazon price
Only amazon has the Panasonic 20mm f/1.7 Lens in Stock (third-party resellers). Attention! You pay +$100 more than the orgiinal amazon price
Colorfoto.de asked Olympus Germany if they are planning to soon release the E-3 successor:
“…Olympus Germany said to colorfoto.de, there is still no definite timetable for the introduction of a possible follow-up model. For the foreseeable future the E-3 will remain the top model…” and “…In any case, Olympus also confirmed that they will continue to develop the E-system parallel to the Micro Four Thirds system.”