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The rumor/news week roundup! New LF1, G6, E-PL6, E-P5, GF6 and Blackmagic!


This was a very busy week! And here are the rumor/news highlights to remember:

Links to the two new MFT cameras:
We had two new MFT camera announcements. Here are the preorder links for US. I still haven’t found EU preorder link options :(
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema camera specs and preorders at Adorama (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here).
Panasonic GF6 specs and preorders at t Amazon (Click here), BHphoto (Click here) and Adorama (Click here).

Olympus E-P5 and E-PL6:
There is an Olympus announcement scheduled for early May. There will be a new E-P5 with no built-in EVF and likely same OMD sensor. It comes in black, silver and white and with the 17mm f/1.8 lens or with the 14-42mm.
There maybe also a new E-PL6 with small improvements over the previous E-PL5.

Panasonic G6 and LF1:
In late April Panasonic will announce the G& and the premium compact and fixed lens camera named “Panasonic LF1”. it has a built-in viewfinder.

Panasonic affordable lenses:
Panasonic showed their charts about the current Mirrorless sales and also said that they want to focus on the development of affordable lenses:

Metabones MFT adapter:
They have been delayed and will now come in late Summer:

That was a hell of a week! And there are plenty of new rumors and news to come the next week too!

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