New Panasonic 4K Camera Coming in April?

Panasonic-4K-Camera-Rumors

New rumors suggest that we will see a new Panasonic 4K camera arrive around NAB 2015. The camera is expected to serve as a replacement for the Panasonic AF100, which can now be had at the discounted price of $2799.

Rumors include references to improved dynamic range of 15 or 16+ stops possible, depending on the various rumor sources. Additional rumored specs include the following: [Read more…]

Panasonic GF7 Leaks Out

Panasonic GF7

Here is the first image of the upcoming Panasonic GF7 that leaked out on Digicame-info. The new camera is the successor the Panasonic GF6 and is believed to sport a 16MP sensor, ISO 200-25,600 sensitivity and a 180º tilting LCD.

That’s the 12-32mm lens on the front that ships as a kit lens for the GM1 and GM5, which suggests that this camera will be very compact. Below is a photo of the GM1 next to the Canon G12 compact camera for sense of scale.  [Read more…]

Panasonic G4K Launches in 2 Days, New Spec Leaks

Panasonic 4K Lumix Camera

The more and more I see on the new Panasonic 4K Lumix camera, the more I am impressed. It is shaping up to be a groundbreaking 4K camera. The “game changer” moniker is really gone at this point for resolution and frame rate bumps; however, the G4K may be the most impressive launch we’ve seen in a prosumer camera in the past few years – especially if it comes in at the quoted “under $2000″ price point.

Numerous rumors and leaks point to a Friday launch for the Panasonic 4K concept we saw at CES 2014. We believe the camera will be called the G4K and will offer a bevy of video-centric features. Previously rumored specs for the Panasonic Lumix G4K camera appear to be on the money and include: [Read more…]

Panasonic Lumix G6 and LF1 Coming Next Week…?

Panasonic GH3 Rumors

The new Panasonic Lumix G6 and LF1 cameras are expected to be announced next week. The Micro Four Thirds Lumix G6 would replace the Lumix G5, which features a 16.05MP sensor, 3″ touchscreen LCD and 1080p video capture at 60fps. I would expect a rather incremental upgrade for the G6 since the flagship Panasonic Lumix GH3 also sports a 16.05MP sensor and 1080/60p video. [Read more…]