Panasonic GF5 officially announced!
This post will be continually updated! Keep reloading it from time to time :)
key info and specs
“Newly developed” 12.1 megapixel Live MOS image sensor, Venus Engine VII HD2 processor, ISO 160-12,800, 0.09 second Auto Focus, 1080p Full HD video with stereo sound, available in black, white, red (and in Japan brown and gold too) from June for $749.99 (£579 or 699 Euro) with the 14-42mm X lens and $599 (£449) with the standard 14-42mm lens. The GF5 sensor technolgoy is based on the 16 Megapixel G3 sensor. The new processor can treat highlights and shadows noise differently…it’s called “3DNR” (three-dimensional noise reduction system).
GF5 is now available for preorder at Amazon (Click here). In detail:
Black GF5 with 14-42mm or 14-42mmX lens at Amazon (Click here and choose the lens).
White GF5 with 14-42mm or 14-42mmX lens at Amazon (Click here and choose the lens).
Red GF5 with 14-42mm or 14-42mmX lens at Amazon (Click here and choose the lens).
There is no body only option yet :(
Which.co.uk (including a video)
ISO test by Openpn (Click and scroll down)
ISO test by Fotopolis
ePhotozine (Click and scroll down)
Actual Shooting Video on youtube.
Introduction Video on youtube.
preview and hands-on in dutch on youtube.
Test video on youtube.
Miniature Effect in Creative Control on youtube.
Four Thirds User
Systemkameraforum and Photoscala (german)
Focus Numerique (french)
DSLRmagazine and Quesabesde (spanish)
Panasonic Japan and DC.watch (japanese text)
Please wait and read carefully the previews and news before you vote and decide!