Panasonic Says It Will Release an 8K Camera by 2020 That Can Produce 33MP Photos

Here’s what it envisions: 8K cameras that allow photographers to extract 33MP photos. Panasonic wants to make it happen by 2020.ePHOTOzine attended the G7 launch event and snapped a photo of a Panasonic presentation slide titled “Future Resolution Benefits”:

The new Panasonic G7 shoots 4K video and allows 8MP photos to be extracted. Panasonic says it wants to up those numbers to 8K and 33MP, and their plan is to have the launched to the public by the time the Olympic Games arrive in Tokyo in 2020. Stay tuned — we’ll likely hear more about this over the next half decade…



Olympus Firmware Upgrades for E-M1 and E-M10

has announced firmware updates for the OM-D E-M1 and OM-D E-M10 cameras. 

Features of the updates are listed below:

OM-D E-M1 Firmware Version 1.4

  • Improved remote control functionality when using the Olympus Image Share app.* (Art Filter mode, custom self timer, zoom operation when using electric zoom lenses, digital tele-converter and cable remote release mode)
  • AF response when using Four Thirds lenses has been improved
  • Stabilisation when shooting in C-AF mode has been improved

*It is necessary to use the latest version of the  Olympus Image Share app, available on iOS & Android devices.

OM-D E-M10 Firmware version 1.1

  • Improvement to image stabilisation while shooting movies
  • A 0 second setting has been added for Anti-shock mode

The firmware will update when the is connected via Olympus Camera Updater. The updates can also be found on the Olympus Support page


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