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Discussion in 'Micro 4/3 News and Rumors' started by WT21, Jul 9, 2013.
This could be v. nicely done by Panny.
Panasonic GX2 camera drawings | Photo Rumors
Looks good! I can't wait until the first confirmed specs
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Looking at it more, it feels an aweful lot like a NEX6/7 hybrid. Wonder if it's just a "wish list" sketch from some random internet person
If this is close to the actual beast, I'm all in. I'll keep e-m5, get this as my lumix body to use with 7-14 and as my light weight kit, and get my GX1 converted to IR. Definitely what I've been waiting for. I tried out the E-P5 on the weekend, and even though it has two control wheels they are awkward to use, and it didn't feel comfortable in my hands. I opted for a black 75 vs the new E-P5. Just felt the E-M5 was a much better set up, and side by side the size difference is negligible and actually bigger once you add the VF-4( which is a necessity for me). Plus the focus peaking is really no easier to use than the work around for the OMD, AND 1/8000 alone is not enticing enough to shell out for a new body. This could be the the best across the board feature filled m4/3 body if it turns out to be true.
I've told at least one person who was undecided on the E-P5 to hold to see how the GX2 pans out....
My first thought was NEX-6. The body design and control layout looks very similar.
Nicely done, indeed.
Looks very interesting indeed. If this turns out to be real, my budget will be in big trouble.
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my wallet is more than a little bit scared.
I think I've seen that mockup in real life before...
I'm probably the few that don't want a built in EVF because of the bulge in the rear for the eye piece. Until they can build in an EVF that is flush on all sides (I don't know how), then maybe I'll consider.
GX2 looks like a fine camera but lack of 5-axis is what keeps me with Olympus.
No it's not. It's a drawing Panasonic submitted to the EU Trade Marks & Design Office.
If the GX2 is indeed like this, I'd buy it in a heartbeat.
Does anyone besides Olympus do IBIS? The rumor says this GX7 will have "built-in on sensor stabilization," will be interesting to see how it compares to Olympus' stabilization.
just when I'm really enjoying my GX1! dang it!
So did/does Sony (just not in NEX).
If this submission is true, I'm excited. Even if it's not 5-axis, it's better than nothing. My concern is it gets stuck w/ the G6 sensor vs the GH3/E-M5 like sensor. It's not a huge difference, but I would like to have it. That and I'm afraid of a subpar EVF to fit it in a certain price envelope.
I'm pretty sure Panasonic has has IBIS on video cameras for quite a while, so it wont be new to them.
About that GX2 lacking IBIS :smile:
-> FT5: GX2 with IBIS and Tilt-able VF - FM Forums
I meant 5-axis is what keeps me with Oly... and the styling. If the GX2 has something similar to 5-axis then great. Now i can recommend 3 m43 cameras with 5-axis.
I think it may look cool, I don't know. I reserve my judgement until a real unit comes out.
1) The camera design goal was to take inspiration from the superbly designed Four Thirds L1 camera.
2) The Sensor is a new 18 megapixel Bayer sensor. I am 100% sure this doens’t have the new organic tech devloped by Fuji-Panasonic. It’s still a long time to go before you wills ee that tech in a MFT camera
3) It is the first Panasonic camera with in body stabilization. it is not as advanced as the Olympus 5 axis stabilization. This is a “normal” 2 axis IS.
4) Pop up flash and titlable built-in EVF. There is still no info about the EVF resolution but an anonymous source told me it’s not the same GH3 viewfinder (FT2 for now).
5) It also has a tilting LCD (resolution unknown).
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