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Panasonic 8K Camera Coming on September 2016

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Based on latest rumor surfaced over the web we may see a Panasonic GH series camera prototype with 8k video recording on this September 2016 or may be just a development announcement. According to the tipster of the rumormill, the 8K capable GH series camera is scheduled to be launched on 2018, earlier it was planned to release on 2020.

Take the information published today with grain of salt. Since the news is coming from a unconfirmed source.

Series of Rumors

On May 21st, 2015 Panasonic revealed  its future plans of 8K video, including 4K at 60fps and 120fps, take a look at a snapshot what ephotozine writes

Panasonic announced plans for future 4K and 8K video and photo features, including 4K at 60fps and 120fps, as well as the ability to take 33 megapixel still images from 8K video footage. They say they are planning to have this technology ready for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games. No further information was given at the time.


February 29th, 2016We have published Panasonic GH5 / GH6 Coming with 6K Video on September 2016, The news surfaced over the web via Japanese publication Nikkan, according to the magazine the camera will arrive with 6K video recording @ 30frames per second.


Today (4/4/2016) – Panasonic changes its road-map and planning to announce 8K camera on 2018, instead of 2020.

Panasonic GX80 Leaked Images and Specification

Panasonic GX80 imageFinally we got the Panasonic GX80 Leaked Images and Specification, according to the tipster the F80 is the first Panasonic camera that doesn’t carry low-pass filter inside it that means 10% improvement in resolving power.

Panasonic GX80 image

As we have said earlier the Panasonic GX80 is a smaller version of Panasonic GX8 camera. Take a look at the rumored specification below.

– 16MP sensor
– Lumix G first low-pass-less in the series. About 10% improvement in resolving power
– New Venus engine
– 4K video, 4K Photo
– 5-axis camera shake correction of the new development
– AF 0.07 seconds. DFD technology
– 4K post focus (focus Select)
– 2.764 million dot EVF. Magnification 1.39x (35mm equivalent 0.7-fold)
– 3.0 inches 1.04 million dot LCD monitor. Tilting. 80 degrees upward and 45 degrees tilt down
– Wi-Fi built-in
– Creative style. 22 types of filters. New development L.Monochrome mode of

Panasonic GX80 back image

The camera will also feature post-focus feature and a option to record 4K videos. The camera also features built in DFD AF system that will enable high speed shooting speed of 0.07 sec.

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Panasonic GM6 / GM7 and Leica 12mm Lens Coming Next Week ?

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Is Panasonic entry level camera is coming Soon ? The successor of Panasonic GM5 successor Panasonic GM6 may get 4K update and a new sensor.

Panasonic GM6 and Leica 12mm Lens Coming Next Week ?

According to latest rumors surfaced over the web Panasonic is expected to announce new Leica 12mm Lens and a entry level camera next week, although the aperture and other details of the lens is still not confirmed.

Panasonic GM5 is a entry level camera and discontinued by Panasonic on Dec 2015, update is still pending. We also published a post back on Oct 30th – Panasonic GM5 successor is expected to arrive on Q1 / Q2 of 2016 [see here]. The Panasonic GM6 / GM7 rumored specification was floating from November 2015, take a look

So take a look at the expected core specification Panasonic GM6 / GM7 here

  • 16 /20 MP Sensor (We do expect that Panasonic will use IMX series 4/3 sensor for upcoming camera)
  • Fast DFD AF System.
  • 4K UHD video with advanced still capture and burst shooting capabilities
  • High Speed Continuous shooting speed upto 8fps.
  • Venus Engine Image Processor – possibly version 9 /10
  • OLED Viewfinder
  • Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity

Take everything with a big grain of salt, since nothing is confirmed yet.

Panasonic G7 Update is also expected?

Yes, the Panasonic G8 also expected to arrive, since the Panasonic G7 is already one year old and if we look at history Panasonic updates its mid-range mirrorless camera every year.

Keep in mind that Panasonic GX (G7, G8) series is a mid-entry level series and according to the tipster of 43rumor website Panasonic will announce a entry level camera and 25mm Lens next week, so don’t expect G8 anytime soon.

Panasonic rumored camera expected to arrive this year

Camera Name Features Arrival Time
Panasonic GM6 (Entry Level) 16 MP sensor, 4K Q2, Q4 2016
Panasonic G8 (Mid-Range) 20MP Sensor, 4K Q2, Q4 2016
Panasonic GH5 (High-End) 20+ MP Sensor, 6K Photokina 2016

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List of Camera Coming at Photokina 2016

We have created a list of camera that may arrive on or before Photokina show 2016. Take a look at the list below and do share your thoughts with us

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Olympus E-M1 – Olympus E-M1 was announced on September 10, 2013 and its update is  overdue . The camera is expected to be announced on this year Photokina event 2016. We have published the rumored specification of the camera few weeks ago.

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Panasonic GH5 or GH6 – Name is still not confirmed yet but Panasonic is also rumored to announce a 6K consumer camera on Photokina show 2016, the camera will feature 6K video recording and 4K at 60 fps, 20MP sensor and advance core specification. The news surfaced over the web via Japanese publication Nikkan.

Canon Mirrorless Camera – If we look at the recent rumors Canon is expected to announce 3 new mirrorless camera in 2016 and one of them will be high-end mirrorless camera capable to record 4K videos.

Panasonic LX200 camera is also expected to arrive soon, the camera may arrive with upgraded DFD  AF system . Take a look at the list of expected core specification here.

Nikon D3400 – Nikon will also update entry level DSLR this year, the camera will get 24 MP new sensor and a moderate jump in the core specification of the camera.

Olympus E-PL8 – We have already seen the leaked images of the E-PL8 camera, the camera feature retro classic design and more compact the its predecessor.

Sony A7III – Sony A7II update is also expected to arrive end of this year, we do expect the camera will arrive with same sensor with jump in number of AF points of the camera and ISO range.

More camera coming on the list…. in next few hours


Last but not least – we have added long rumored celebrities here. 🙂

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Canon 5D Mark IV -As we have published yesterday Canon 5D Mark IV announcement is overdue and hanging between NAB and Photokina show.  The core specification of the camera is not know yet, but we are sure that it will enjoy slight jump in resolution and will feature advance video mode.

The other rumor floating over the web is Canon waiting to get sufficient sales number of Canon 1DX Mark II DSLR camera, once the sales target is achieved Canon will announce 5D Mk IV with new sensor, advance core specification. And we can’t denie from the fact that 1DX Mk II will sure see decline in customer interest once the 5D Mk IV announced. .

Canon 6D Mark II camera – Canon 6D update is also overdue but we are unable to say how Canon will handle the entire situation. Canon will keep at least 4 month of gap between the announcement period of both the camera.

 

More Confirmations: Panasonic LX200 Coming With 20MP Sensor

Panasonc-LX200-imageWe have told you earlier that Panasonic LX200 coming with a 20 MP sensor . Today according to a new camera rumor website CB posted a rumored specification of the upcoming LX200 camera, however take all these information with a pinch of salt..

  • 20MP Live MOS sensor (from Sony)
  • DFD AF technology that will increase the AF speed to 0.07 seconds
  • Larger OLED viewfinder
  • Tiltable screen similar to the GX8
  • Built-in ND filter
  • ISO up to 51,200
  • New filter effects
  • Built-in flash

The camera rumored specification looks very good and if Panasonic adds DFD inside the LX200 camera it will sure become the best tool of a professional shooter.

Stay with us and we will update you as soon as we get new information.

Panasonic GH4 Major Firmware Update

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Panasonic announced today a new and major firmware upgrade today. The new update will add post focus and 4K burst mode to the camera, more details available in the company press release.

DMC-GH4 Firmware Update Version 2.5
Newark, NJ (March 16, 2016) – Panasonic has today announced the new firmware update Version 2.5 for the DMC-GH4 to further enhance its performance at no charge. The new firmware Version 2.5 includes following functional updates:

-Post Focus
Post Focus is a special function that enables users to select an in-focus point after shooting. It has already been integrated in new LUMIX cameras such as the GX8. With this function, users can enjoy changing the perspective for greater photographic expression or to choose the best in-focus shot for macro shooting.

-4K PHOTO (4K Burst / 4K Burst (Start/Stop) / 4K Pre-burst)
With 4K PHOTO mode there are three dedicated modes – 4K Burst / 4K Burst (Start/Stop) / 4K Pre-burst – are all now available on LUMIX GH4*. The addition of these modes further enhances the usability of 4K PHOTO to capture fleeting photo opportunities at 30p.

-External Flash Burst
Consecutive shooting with flash burst is available with an external flash that is capable of continuous emission. This includes the following Panasonic models: DMW-FL580L, DMW-FL360L, DMW-FL500, DMW-FL360 and DMW-FL220.

The new DMC-GH4 firmware Version 2.5 is scheduled to be released at the end of March 2016 at the LUMIX Customer Support website: http://panasonic.jp/support/global/cs/dsc/

Panasonic GH5 / GH6 Coming with 6K Video

Panasonic-GH6-coming-with-6Panasonic next GH series consumer level camera is excepted to record 6K video. The news surfaced over the web via Japanese publication Nikkan, according to the magazine the camera will arrive with 6K video recording @ 30frames per second.

The best part is while recording 6K video the every frame you record is of 16 Megapixels, so you can grab 16 Mp stills from 6K video anytime you want.

The news is not new during earlier Panasonic also confirmed that they are also working on a 8K consumer level camera.

On May 21st, 2015 we have published, During the Panasonic G7 announcement Panasonic revealed  its future plans of 8K video, including 4K at 60fps and 120fps, take a look at a snapshot what ephotozine writes

Panasonic announced plans for future 4K and 8K video and photo features, including 4K at 60fps and 120fps, as well as the ability to take 33 megapixel still images from 8K video footage. They say they are planning to have this technology ready for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games. No further information was given at the time.

Panasonic plan is perfect, they will announce a 6K consumer level camera on Q4 of 2016 OR Q1 of 2017 and a 8K capable camera on 2020.

We have also updated you Panasonic upcoming camera chart based on latest rumors. Keep in mind this is a reference created on the basis of Panasonic camera announcement history.

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Panasonic Resumes Sensor Development – Working on 8K Camera and also take a look at Panasonic Working Next Generation of Image Processor to Support 8K

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