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November 4, 2010
Posted in deals
November 3, 2010
Posted in Rumors

(FT5) More Panasonic GF2 images: “Ultra compact & Ultra simple”

Philippe Grangier captured those picture of the new Panasonic GF2. As you see the slogan is “Ultra compact & Ultra simple”. Philippe sent us a high-resolution image you can see below (Click the image to enlarge):

We didn’t find any picture of the back.

If you have more images or info contact me at 43rumors@gmail.com. Thanks!

November 3, 2010
Posted in Rumors

(FT5) Panasonic GF2 image spotted in Paris!!!

Thanks to a french 43rumors reader we can show you the very first picture of the Panasonic GF2!!! The picture shows the advertising at “Salon de la Photo” in Paris (the event starts tomorrow). The GF2 looks like the Panasonic LX5! And with the new Panasonic 14mm f/2.5 lens lens it is the smallest mirrorless kit on earth! It has 12 megapixel (The same G2 sensor), records FullHD, a complete new imaging processor, touchscreen and announcement is expected at 6am London time (November 4th). Follow 43rumors! We will keep you updated with all news and previews!

We don’t know the price of the GF2 but we expect it to be close to the current Panasonic GF1 (Click here to check the price!)

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November 3, 2010
Posted in reviews

New Panasonic GH2 (with 1.0 firmware), 14mm lens and Voigtländer image samples.

Let’s start with a bad news. Not only the Panasonic GH2 Body Only is impossible to find also the SIlver GH2 kit has been removed from many online stores. Neither AmazonUS, neither AmazonUK, AmazonFR lists it anymore! You can still preorder it on Adorama and BHphoto (Approximal arrival December).

The popular Hong Kong forum OMuser (Click here) just posted the first image samples of the Panasonic GH2 with firmware 1.0 (those are the very first image samples we found that are taken with the final firmware). They posted samples from ISO 200 until ISO 12.800.  Images are pretty clean up to ISO 800!

A set of image samples taken with on the GF1 with the new Panasonic 14mm f/2.5 lens lens has been posted on Flickr.

Again on Flickr you can find image smaples of the new Voigtländer 25mm f/0.95 lens. There is also a first hour report on dpreview written by a new lens owner. You can get the Voigtländer lens on eBay (Click here).

Panasonic 14mm f/2.5 preorders:
Amazon US, Adorama, BHphoto, Amazon Deutschland, Amazon Japan.

November 2, 2010
Posted in Rumors

(FT5) Panasonic GF2 to be announced on November the 4th at 6am London time

Finally we know the exact date and hour of the Panasonic GF2 announcement.

November the 4th (Thursday) at:

– 1am New York City time
– 6am London time
– 7am Berlin time
– 3pm Tokyo time

As usual I will not sleep the night before the announcement to keep you updated with all last minute leaks and first press releases and previews. I would be very happy if you could send me everything you can find about the GF2 to share it with all 43rumors readers. Thanks!

Spread the word! See you at 6am (London time) on 43rumors ;)
Ale

P.S.: Received many mails from people asking me if the GF2 has a Fuji X100 or so called “rangefinder style”. The answer is pretty obvious…it’s “No”!

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