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It is raining Lumix at CES…

Well let’s try to make it fast since we have 6 new cameras for Panasonic with the DMC-F3, a compact 12.1Mpix Camcorder, with a 4x optical Zoom and 720p video recording, as well as Face Detection, Intelligent O.I.S… We also have the DMC[...]
It is raining Lumix at CES…
It is raining Lumix at CES…It is raining Lumix at CES…It is raining Lumix at CES…It is raining Lumix at CES…It is raining Lumix at CES…

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Let’s Visit Seattle… By Night

Hi, has you may know once or twice a year I am flying to Seattle in order to attend Mobisu, a “mobile” event organized by Microsoft… And due to the Jetlag I had a lot of difficulty to sleep last night and I wanted to try my Canon 50mm [...]
Let’s Visit Seattle… By Night

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Panasonic’s Lumix GF1… In Da House!

EP-1 or GF1? Shall we test this new baby ?
Panasonic’s Lumix GF1… In Da House!

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EOS Canon Mount for Four-Thirds Cameras

I just received (yesterday) my EOS Canon Mount for 4/3 cameras… After struggling for a few hours with my camera settings, I was able to record video and shoot some photos… What can I say? I mainly ordered this mount in to use my Canon [...]
EOS Canon Mount for Four-Thirds Cameras
EOS Canon Mount for Four-Thirds CamerasEOS Canon Mount for Four-Thirds Cameras

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Panasonic’s Lumix DMC-GF1… Beaware Olympus! Hands-On

The Olympus Pen E-P1 astonished the world by its compact size and overall quality (still waiting for my sample to review by the way), And today, well right now since I’m at the office writing this news, Kei is at a press conferen[...]
Panasonic’s Lumix DMC-GF1… Beaware Olympus! Hands-On
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Canon 5D MK II Vs Lumix GH1… The Video Fight… Soon

I’ll finally take some time to compare both my beloved GH1 and 5D MK II (with both the latest Firmware) video mode… But I’m still waiting for the Pen E1 to make things more interesting so stay tuned… I admit the fight may n[...]
Canon 5D MK II Vs Lumix GH1… The Video Fight… Soon
Canon 5D MK II Vs Lumix GH1… The Video Fight… SoonCanon 5D MK II Vs Lumix GH1… The Video Fight… Soon

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Lumix DMC-FP8, Another Compact 12Mpix Camera

The FP8 is Panasonic’s new entry level point & shoot. This 12.1Mpix camera, that also features 40Mb of internal memory, records video in HD, includes the POWER O.I.S, only offers a 4.6 optical zoom (folding type) and a 28mm [...]
Lumix DMC-FP8, Another Compact 12Mpix Camera
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Lumix DMC-ZX1, Another Ultra Thin 12Mpix Camera from Panasonic

I’m a bit puzzled since I don’t see much difference between the DMC-FX60 and the DMC-ZX1. Both are 12.1Mpix cameras and feature the POWER O.I.S, a 25mm wide zoom, HD video recoding a 2.7” LCD, 40MB of internal memory… Ah! O[...]
Lumix DMC-ZX1, Another Ultra Thin 12Mpix Camera from Panasonic
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Lumix FZ35-FZ38, a New 18x Opitcal Zoom with AVCHD Lite from Panasonic.

Here’s another bridge, and well, you know our opinion about bridges and it’s anything but pretty. We do understand the need for them and we’re happy to announce in the USA Panasonic released the Lumix FZ35, a 12Mpix camera [...]
Lumix FZ35-FZ38, a New 18x Opitcal Zoom with AVCHD Lite from Panasonic.
Lumix FZ35-FZ38, a New 18x Opitcal Zoom with AVCHD Lite from Panasonic.Lumix FZ35-FZ38, a New 18x Opitcal Zoom with AVCHD Lite from Panasonic.Lumix FZ35-FZ38, a New 18x Opitcal Zoom with AVCHD Lite from Panasonic.Lumix FZ35-FZ38, a New 18x Opitcal Zoom with AVCHD Lite from Panasonic.

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Panasonic Introduces Their Llatest LUMIX DMC-FS7 in Japan

Already available across Europe from early 2009, the LUMIX DMC-FS7 will hit Japan with four colors (Silver, Blue, Pink and Green). This 10Mpix camera features a 4x optical zoom ,a 2.7” wide view LCD, shoots VGA video at 30fps.
Panasonic Introduces Their Llatest LUMIX DMC-FS7 in Japan
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Lumix TZ7 Now in Blue and Red in Japan.

Available in Japan since January 2009, the TZ7 is now offered in both Blue and Red. The TZ5 didn’t impress us much, actually Kei who works with us at Akihabara News owns one and well… how to say this… No, we aren̵[...]
Lumix TZ7 Now in Blue and Red in Japan.
Lumix TZ7 Now in Blue and Red in Japan.Lumix TZ7 Now in Blue and Red in Japan.Lumix TZ7 Now in Blue and Red in Japan.Lumix TZ7 Now in Blue and Red in Japan.Lumix TZ7 Now in Blue and Red in Japan.

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Lumix GH1: First Impressions

Yesterday Panasonic sent us their latest Lumix GH1, a fully capable 1080/24p and 720/60p DSLR. While you can imagine that I didn’t have time to fully appreciate the camera, I admit that I am stunned. Stunned by the video quality [...]
Lumix GH1:  First Impressions
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Lumix GH1 hands-on and Official Launch In Japan

Ok the Lumix GH1 with its HD video recording capability isn’t anything new per se and was introduced in the US a couple of weeks ago. However today was the official launch of the GH1 in Japan and we got some quality time with the[...]
Lumix GH1 hands-on and Official Launch In Japan
Lumix GH1 hands-on and Official Launch In JapanLumix GH1 hands-on and Official Launch In JapanLumix GH1 hands-on and Official Launch In JapanLumix GH1 hands-on and Official Launch In JapanLumix GH1 hands-on and Official Launch In Japan

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Lumix GH1… HD Ready!

Granted we weren’t that impressed with the G1, not a bad camera at all but we expected a bit more… Finally it appears Panasonic heard us (and hundreds of thousand of others I believe)… Now here’s the GH1. Based on the same [...]
Lumix GH1… HD Ready!
Lumix GH1… HD Ready!Lumix GH1… HD Ready!

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Panasonic Announces the Lumix FX550, FX40, and FS25

Although less impressive maybe than the previous Lumix TZ7 and FT1, the Lumix FX550, FX40, and FS25 are pretty capable of pleasing most of us. The FX550 is a 12.1Mpix Camera, 12 optical zoom, with OIS, ISO 6400 Max, 40MB of internal me[...]
Panasonic Announces the Lumix FX550, FX40, and FS25

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7… AVCHD Lite Ready!

The TZ5 didn’t impress us much, actually Kei who works with us at Akihabara News owns one and well… how to say this… No, we aren’t impressed at all by this camera… 
What about the TZ7? Well Panasonic tried[...]
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7… AVCHD Lite Ready!
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Panasonic Lumix FT1, Compact and Strong!

A week ago Sanyo announced a waterproof 720p video camera with photo capability combo, and now it’s Panasonic’s turn to do just the opposite with a waterproof point and shoot camera with 720p video capabilities, the Lumix F[...]
Panasonic Lumix FT1, Compact and Strong!
Panasonic Lumix FT1, Compact and Strong!Panasonic Lumix FT1, Compact and Strong!Panasonic Lumix FT1, Compact and Strong!Panasonic Lumix FT1, Compact and Strong!Panasonic Lumix FT1, Compact and Strong!

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Live Tokyo and Hands-on : Panasonic Adds Some Colors to Their Latest DSLR: The Lumix G1

Here’s Panasonic’s latest DSLR, yep you’re reading this right, a DSLR and not just a compact one! The Lumix DMC-G1 is the 2nd DSLR from Panasonic and available in three colors, your usual black and stylish metallic re[...]
Live Tokyo and Hands-on : Panasonic Adds Some Colors to Their Latest DSLR:  The Lumix G1
Live Tokyo and Hands-on : Panasonic Adds Some Colors to Their Latest DSLR:  The Lumix G1Live Tokyo and Hands-on : Panasonic Adds Some Colors to Their Latest DSLR:  The Lumix G1Live Tokyo and Hands-on : Panasonic Adds Some Colors to Their Latest DSLR:  The Lumix G1Live Tokyo and Hands-on : Panasonic Adds Some Colors to Their Latest DSLR:  The Lumix G1Live Tokyo and Hands-on : Panasonic Adds Some Colors to Their Latest DSLR:  The Lumix G1

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Panasonic to Unleash Three More Digital Cameras: DMC-LX3, DMC-FX37, and DMC-FX150!

Panasonic will release three more digital cameras, the DMC-LX3, DMC-FX37 and DMC-FX150, - just one week after the launch announcement of digital camera from Samsung. I know many of you were waiting for the DMC-LX3, and the LX2 successo[...]
Panasonic to Unleash Three More Digital Cameras: DMC-LX3, DMC-FX37, and DMC-FX150!
Panasonic to Unleash Three More Digital Cameras: DMC-LX3, DMC-FX37, and DMC-FX150!Panasonic to Unleash Three More Digital Cameras: DMC-LX3, DMC-FX37, and DMC-FX150!Panasonic to Unleash Three More Digital Cameras: DMC-LX3, DMC-FX37, and DMC-FX150!Panasonic to Unleash Three More Digital Cameras: DMC-LX3, DMC-FX37, and DMC-FX150!Panasonic to Unleash Three More Digital Cameras: DMC-LX3, DMC-FX37, and DMC-FX150!

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Lumix DMC-TZ50, TZ5′s Japanese Big Brother…

Back in february 2008, we talked about the Lumix DMC-TZ5, a 10Mpix (Lumix DMC-TZ5: Panasonic’s new digital camera with HD video function) point and shoot camera. Today Panasonic USA unveiled the TZ50, an improved TZ5, with build-[...]
Lumix DMC-TZ50, TZ5′s Japanese Big Brother…
Lumix DMC-TZ50, TZ5′s Japanese Big Brother…Lumix DMC-TZ50, TZ5′s Japanese Big Brother…

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Panasonic Lumix DCMX-FX500 Hands-on at the PIE 2008

We just came back from the PIE Photo Image Expo in Japan where we had the chance to play with the DCMX-FX500. Unfortunately we didn’t have time to test the HD 720p features (this will come later in a future review), but we were q[...]
Panasonic Lumix DCMX-FX500 Hands-on at the PIE 2008
Panasonic Lumix DCMX-FX500 Hands-on at the PIE 2008Panasonic Lumix DCMX-FX500 Hands-on at the PIE 2008Panasonic Lumix DCMX-FX500 Hands-on at the PIE 2008Panasonic Lumix DCMX-FX500 Hands-on at the PIE 2008Panasonic Lumix DCMX-FX500 Hands-on at the PIE 2008

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Panasonic Unveils Its First Touch-Screen Lumix, The DMC-FX500

Panasonic announced today the LUMIX DMC-FX500, its first digital camera with a 3-inch touch-screen LCD – it also features a 25mm ultra-wide-angle Leica DC lens, 5x optical zoom and 10.1 megapixels. With a dual control system using both[...]
Panasonic Unveils Its First Touch-Screen Lumix, The DMC-FX500
Panasonic Unveils Its First Touch-Screen Lumix, The DMC-FX500Panasonic Unveils Its First Touch-Screen Lumix, The DMC-FX500

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