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Granted, this was totally expected, but we can't possibly be more excited to see such a peripheral emerge before the Micro Four Thirds segment even has a chance to blossom. Cosina, parent company of Voigtländer, has just introduced a new adapter which aims to make Micro Four Thirds cameras (you...

April 27th 2009 at 5:33pm 0 Comments
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Panasonic had us fooled with that press release dating its micro Four Thirds camera, the Lumix DMC-G1, for mid-November. We're not sure what Panny was trying to pull, but when we took a gander at its online store today we discovered that the G1 has already started shipping. The price is $799.95 as...

November 1st 2008 at 8:56am 0 Comments
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Take this with a pinch of NaCl, but Adorama has it that Panasonic's Yasunori Takase confessed to a US price tag on the newly unveiled Lumix DMC-G1. During a leisurely chat at Photokina, the higher-up noted that the Micro Four Thirds camera would hit US soil for $799, though he didn't bother to ment...

September 26th 2008 at 2:39pm 0 Comments
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We just barely got our unsteady mitts on the upcoming Lumix G1, yet already Panasonic is teasing with something of a successor, currently dubbed the "G." It uses the G1's same micro four thirds body design, ditching the mirror and optical viewfinder in favor of case slimness, but adds a stereo micr...

September 21st 2008 at 7:58pm 0 Comments
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We got to handle Panny's new micro Four Thirds camera, the Lumix DMC-G1, this evening. It's obviously small for a interchangeable lens camera, but it's not stunningly small. The build quality shows that Panasonic isn't kidding around here: the camera is a hefty and solid, with a decent shutter clic...

September 18th 2008 at 9:51pm 0 Comments
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Here you have it, the world's first micro Four Thirds camera, the Lumix DMC-G1. Panasonic calls it the "world's smallest and lightest digital interchangeable lens camera," a fancy of way of saying it's not a traditional DSLR nor is it a regular point and shoot -- it's something in between. Remember...

September 12th 2008 at 3:05am 0 Comments