Like it was with the GH3 Panasonic asked Amazon US to list the GH4 as a DSLR! Indeed to see how good the pre-sales are you have to check the Amazon DSLR ranking (Click here to see the list) and not the mirrorless category ranking. As you can see GH4 preorders are doing fine and I hope the camera will stay on top of this ranking for a long time :)
I guess Panasonic marketing is aware that the word “DSLR” has a much higher importance than “Mirrorless” or “CSC” or whatever else.
And an anonymous 43rumors reader sent me this:
When I called Adorama at 2pm (PST) 10 MAR 14. The Customer service agent confided that they had had over 100 orders for the GH4 since noon (2 hours!) He said it was easily their best selling item for the day and it was basically the only item people were buying. He said at noon Adorama already placed a massive order for GH4s with Panasonic just for the ones ordered since midnight. And that he himself had just placed his own order for a GH4 7 minutes before he took my call.
North American preorders, shipping date and price:
GH4 camera at Amazon (Click here), Adorama (Click here), BHphoto (Click here), and Panasonic (Click here). Price: $1,698. In Canada at Vistek (Click here).
GH4 camera with interface unit at Amazon (Click here), Adorama (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here). Price: $3,298
Interface unit only at Amazon (Click here), Adorama (Click here), BHphoto (Click here) and Panasonic (Click here). Price: $1,998