July 10, 2012
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POLL: Pickup your favorite Schneider m43 lens ideas!

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Weeks ago you suggested plenty of possible lenses Schneider could realize for the Micro Four Thirds system. I summed and simplified your suggested list and it’s time for you to pickup the favorite options. Please keep in mind that the lenses will be expensive (around 1.500 Dollar/Euro/Pounds) they will have AF but no in body stabilization. When voting the lens please think if you would REALLY spends that money for the lens you chose!

Pickup a maximum of three lenses you would buy from Schneider:

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P.S: Some of the current Schneider lenses makes for other mounts:

Xenon 16mm f/1.2 (Click here to see on eBay).
Xenon 25mm f/0.95 (Click here to see on eBay).
Curtagon 35mm f/2.8 (Click here to see on eBay).
Componon 50mm f/1.4 (Click here to see on eBay).
Xenon 50mm f/1.9 (Click here to see on eBay).
Xenar 50mm f/2.8 (Click here to see on eBay).
Xenar 75mm f/3.5 (Click here to see on eBay).
Xenotar 80mm f/2.8 (Click here to see on eBay).
Xenar 180mm f/2.8 (Click here to see on eBay).

July 9, 2012
Posted in deals

Olympus E-M5 and 12-35mm in Stock in US.

US readers can buy the Black E-M5 body at eBay US (Click here) and the Silver E-M5 kit again at eBay US (Click here).
And the 43rumors readers that ordered the 12-35mm via Asian resellers on Amazon (Click here) informed me that everything went fine and they got the lens!

P.S: keep in mind that now it’s only 9 days to go until the new Panasonic announcement!!!

July 9, 2012
Posted in Rumors

(FT4) Panasonic will announce a fast tele prime lens at Photokina!

The image you see here on top shows you the new super quality (and a bit expensive) Olympus 75mm f/1.8 lens. One of my sources now unveiled that also Panasonic will unveil a fast tele prime lens at Photokina. I have no specs yet but I hope it will be a bit cheaper so that we can put some pressure on Olympus 75mm price. This is not the only lens Panasonic will announce at Photokina but I have no reliable info about these lenses…for now!

Olympus 75mm preorder and price check at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto, Amazon Germany and Amazon UK.
Panasonic 12-35mm X lens preorders at Amazon, BHphoto, Adorama, Amazon Germany, Amazon UK, Fotohanskeuzekamp, Amazon Japan and Digitalrev.

July 9, 2012
Posted in reviews

Comparing the E-M5 (Sony) and G3 (Panasonic) 16 Megapixel sensors.

My friend Tyson Robicheaud (Click here) compared the Olympus E-M5 with 16 Megapixel Sony sensor with the Panasonic G3 and 16 Megapixel Panasonic sensor: “I really wanted to see how these two sensors compared to one another as I have been very impressed by the G3.” Check out his website to learn more about the test!

Meantime I remind you that on July 18th we will see the new G5 which has the same G3 sensor but a newly improved processor. Let’s hope the new GH3 (again 16 MPX?) sensor brings a major improvement in RAW quality too!

Olympus E-M5 price and in Stock status check at Amazon, Adorama, B&H, eBay.
Panasonic G3 price and in Stock status check at Amazon, Adorama, B&H, eBay.

July 8, 2012
Posted in deals

Silver E-M5 in Stock at Adorama. New low price for the GH2, GX1 and 14mm and 14-42mm X lens.

The Silver E-M5 with 14-50mm kit lens is now in Stock at Adorama (Click here).

US readers can also enjoy some nice price drop on Panasonic stuff. Here is the list of the newest deals:
There is a $40 price drop on the 14-42mm X pancake zoom lens at Amazon (Click here).
Black GX1 with normal kit lens for $502 at Amazon (Click here). Silver GX1 with X zoom for $749 at Amazon (Click here).
14mm pancake for $266 at Amazon (Click here).
The Gh2 with 14-140mm zoom for $1129 at Amazon (Click here).
Most sold mirrorless stuff ranking (Click here).

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