Articles about micro four thirds (page 2)

Fuji sensor outperforms best in market Micro Four Thirds sensors
Now here’s some food for thought – say you’re on the lookout for a new Micro Four Thirds camera, and want to do your homework in searching out for the best model that your hard-earned buck can give you. Interestingly enough, performance benchmarks by DxOmark pointed towards the Fuji sensor delivering superior results in all measured aspects (Color depth, Dynamic range and ISO performance), amongst its peers, with the aged […]

Olympus PEN E-PL2 Unveiled at CES
[CES 2011] There have been rumors lately regarding the new PEN E-PL2, a compact interchangeable lens camera from Olympus, so I was eager to get my hands on it and I was even more curious about its unique “Medusa-like” accessory. The good looking 12.3 megapixel digital camera features a f3.5/5.6 28mm-84 mm (equivalent) MSC lens with a high speed and silent autofocus, which is great when you shoot video. Additionally, […]

Olympus E-PL2 Leaked
[CES 2011] The folks at 43Rumors have posted a leaked picture of the Olympus EPL-2 that is rumored to show up at CES next week. The E-PL2 is an upgrade of the Olympus E-PL1 and, according to them, it features the same sensor in a totally revamped body. The camera should ship in February, there is no information about pricing yet.Rumored features include:– High speed  Live MOS Sensor – new  […]

Panasonic Lumix GH2 offers new movie making experience
Jan Brockmann, a freelance video and commercial director from Hamburg, recently took Panasonic’s latest Lumix GH2 out for a spin, and claims that this Micro Four Thirds digital camera is extremely versatile and more than able to shoot professional looking videos without missing a beat. Among the new features found in the Luimx GH2 include the lightning-quick contrast AF, which will adjust itself in a mere 0.1 , while the […]

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Panasonic AG-AF100 Micro Four Thirds video camera to ship after Christmas
If you have the Panasonic AG-AF100 Micro Four Thirds video camera as the number one device on your Christmas shopping list, we’re going to disappoint you with news that said device will ship only a couple of days after Santa drops by the neighborhood. Just in case you’re incensed with that and can’t think of the exact date at the moment, we’re looking at a December 27th release for the […]

Olympus Phasing Out Entry-Level DSLRs for Micro Four-Thirds
Olympus is looking to phase out its aging entry level DSLR cameras in favor of the newer and emerging, but smaller sized, Micro Four-Thirds format. The newer format employed by the company’s PEN line of digital cameras, is made smaller than taditional SLR cameras because it doesn’t need the same mirror-based architecture.Olumpus SLR Product Manager Toshiyuki Terada said in an interview that the company had no definitive plans at the […]

Panasonic introduces 3D lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras
Stereoscopic 3D has just taken on a whole new level in the form of the Panasonic 3D lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras which was just introduced today at Photokina. This $250 still camera lens can be hooked up to its Lumix G series of Micro Four Thirds cameras, bringing along a new dimension to your family photos. Needless to say, you would also need to bring home a 3D […]

Panasonic AF105 Micro Four Thirds camcorder detailed, headed for Japan
The folks living in Japan are certainly a lucky bunch, as they will be the first in the world to benefit from the Panasonic AF105 Micro Four Thirds camcorder’s release. Being the first camcorder to feature mirrorless technology that is found in the Micro Four Thirds camera line, it will arrive this December for roughly $9,974 after conversion – and this is only for its body, sans lens. On the […]

Nikon Head Hints at Miniaturized Professional Camera
Nikon chief Makoto Kimura told Reuters that the company is readying a miniaturized professional camera for launch by the end of the company’s fiscal year ending in March. Speculation has it that Nikon would be launching Micro Four Thirds camera, but there hasn’t been any leaked photos of prototype devices thus far leading many to believe that such a model won’t be ready until early 2011 calendar year and not […]

Nikon Micro Four Thirds Camera Possibly On The Way
Rumors of a Micro Four Thirds camera from Nikon have been around for a while, and now Nikon’s President Makoto Kimura has revealed that the company is busy developing a new concept camera that should ship before the company’s fiscal year is done in March 2011. While technical details weren’t specifically mentioned, it’s believed that this camera will have a stronger emphasis on video and there is also the possibility […]

Details Of Sony Mirrorless NEX3 And NEX5 Cameras Appear
This isn’t the first time that Sony is in the news related to small mirrorless cameras with interchangeable lenses, but the latest tidbits include pictures of the upcoming Sony NEX3, which apparently was spotted inside a pub (just like the leaked iPhone 4G). According to the pictures, the Sony NEX3 offers a 16mm f/2.8 lens and has a diameter of 49mm, which is slightly better than the Olympus 17mm F/2.8 […]

Nokton f0.95 Lens For Micro Four Thirds Cameras
Folks who use Micro Four Thirds cameras, like the Olympus PEN E-PL1, don’t have as many lenses to choose from when compared to those who tout DSLR cameras, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t exciting lenses for them. The US-based company, Noktor, has announced its HyperPrime 50mm f0.95 lens for said camera format. Considering that f0.95 is more than a stop faster than f1.4, you’re going to get some […]

Panasonic G2 and G10 on its way
Word on the grapevine has it that Panasonic will be unveiling a couple more Micro Four Thirds cameras in the form of the G2 and G10 later this year, and this rumor comes from no less than five various sources which are normally reliable. It seems that the Panasonic G10 will be the lower grade among the two, with the G2 taking top spot in terms of performance and specifications. […]

New Four Thirds Camera From Panasonic?
Is Panasonic lining up a new Four Thirds (not Micro Four Thirds) DSLR camera to be released sometime soon? From the patent application, you can see that it will have live view mode, along with the traditional optical viewfinder. Other specs include a CMOS sensor, surprisingly no video recording, and a vibration reduction feature. In case you aren’t familiar with it, the Four Thirds standard retains a mirror arrangement and […]