Ah, the new G8 replacement, and the sub miniature Gx10?You can read all about it here:
And here's a bonus picture of it with some of its buddies
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Since the mk II 20mm lens was nothing more than a materials refresh, you will be waiting a long time for that to happen again. The 20mm isn't getting improved upon any time soon - the pancake size and the image quality are both made possible by the focusing design, which moves the whole optical assembly. Not having a separate focusing element means it's impossible to get the focus speed any faster, and changing that would compromise all the good parts of the lens.Well 3 months have passed. A few thousand more photos taken on my GX80, quite a few with prime lenses. Venturing out with the PL15 and P25mm. Both nice and small. But would the P20mm have worked? Re-reading reviews. Looking at new and second hand models. not sure. Looked at the P20mm showcase. Looking good. However, I shall wait for a new GX10 bundled with a mk.3 P20mm f1.7. That could be a killer combo. Waiting....