Micro Four Thirds archive

  • Kodak PixPro S-1 pictures and hands on
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    Kodak PixPro S-1 pictures and hands on

    By 21 March 2014

    Kodak teased its new Micro Four Thirds compact system camera, the PixPro S-1, during a press conference in China back in January. And it's only now that we've got to see the camera for real. The PixPro S-1 joins the Panasonic and Olympus fold when it...

  • Panasonic Lumix GX7: Tiltable viewfinder, brand new 'best yet' sensor, premium build and much more
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    Panasonic Lumix GX7: Tiltable viewfinder, brand new 'best yet' sensor, premium build and much more

    By 1 August 2013

    The Panasonic Lumix GX7 bypasses the typical upgrade cycle to deliver a wholly new premium compact system camera (CSC) experience two years on from the earlier GX1 model. And the jump from one to seven can be seen in an instant when looking through the...

  • Hands-on: Panasonic Lumix GX7 review
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    Hands-on: Panasonic Lumix GX7 review

    By 1 August 2013

    From one to seven: the Panasonic Lumix GX7 looks to turn up the dial on the premium yet small compact system camera (CSC) market thanks to a bulging feature set and build quality that will hold plenty of appeal for enthusiast photographers. Pocket-lint...

  • A week in reviews: July 15 - July 19
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    A week in reviews: July 15 - July 19

    By 20 July 2013

    It's been the hottest week of the year in the UK, so what have we been reviewing? Coffee machines, that's what. But, with Britain, you can always be sure that for every night of clammy sleep there will be another 10 where you're in dire need of being...

  • Olympus Pen E-P5 review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Olympus Pen E-P5 review

    By 19 July 2013

    Subtlety of design has always been one of the distinctions between the Olympus Pen series and other compact system cameras. In the case of the E-P5, Olympus has put its name centre stage - quite literally, as the shiny "Olympus Pen" branding across the...

  • Panasonic Lumix G6 review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Panasonic Lumix G6 review

    By 3 July 2013

    The Panasonic Lumix G6 - cue Far East Movement's "like a G6" lyric taking on yet another meaning - is the company's most tech-laden compact system camera to date. Much the previous Lumix G5 model with added pep, the G6 sports a new design, while squeezing...

  • Panasonic Lumix GF6 review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Panasonic Lumix GF6 review

    By 14 May 2013

    The Panasonic Lumix GF6 is far from just a subtle upgrade to the series. Even though there's still no hotshoe or viewfinder - something we doubt will ever make it to the GF-series - it's otherwise just about the most feature-packed entry-level compact...

  • Hands-on: Olympus PEN E-P5 review
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    Hands-on: Olympus PEN E-P5 review

    By 10 May 2013

    The Olympus Pen E-P5 is all about its pro-spec quirks and build quality charm. The successor to 2011's E-P3, the latest Olympus Micro Four Thirds interchangeable lens camera has a mixture of headline features to set it apart from the ever-busying crowd....

  • Olympus Pen E-P5 gets pro: OM-D image quality, 1/8000th max shutter and Wi-Fi on board
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    Olympus Pen E-P5 gets pro: OM-D image quality, 1/8000th max shutter and Wi-Fi on board

    By 10 May 2013

    The Olympus Pen E-P5 updates 2011's E-P3 with a stack of features lifted from the successful OM-D E-M5 model. If you're after a compact system camera - namely a Micro Four Thirds model - then Olympus has gone down the designer route as the E-P5 is a mixture...

  • Olympus E-P5 pictures leak again, E-PL6 surfaces
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    Olympus E-P5 pictures leak again, E-PL6 surfaces

    By 9 May 2013

    Further leaks of the next generation of Olympus compact system camera have hit the internet, making the Olympus E-P5 launch look like an absolute certainty.  New pictures show what is purported to be a flagship Pen camera, but with special inlaid grips....

  • Hands on: Panasonic Lumix G6 review
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    Hands on: Panasonic Lumix G6 review

    By 24 April 2013

    Like a G6: Panasonic's speedy new compact system camera has landed, but the Lumix G6 doesn't come with its own Far East Movement pop theme tune. Instead it comes loaded with a 16-megapixel sensor, the latest Venus processing engine, a built-in OLED viewfinder...

  • Panasonic Lumix GF6 brings improved controls, NFC and Wi-Fi in a compact system package
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    Panasonic Lumix GF6 brings improved controls, NFC and Wi-Fi in a compact system package

    By 9 April 2013

    Panasonic has announced a new addition to its Lumix G series of compact system cameras, the Panasonic Lumix GF6. The Panasonic Lumix GF6 brings some noticeable advances over the previous model, the GF5, with the addition of a mode dial on the top, which...

  • Panasonic Lumix GF6 pictures and hands-on
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    Panasonic Lumix GF6 pictures and hands-on

    By 9 April 2013

    Panasonic has redesigned its GF-series compact system camera with the introduction of the GF6 - the camera which adds Wi-Fi and NFC among bags of other features and also calls time on the GF5 which it will replace. Pocket-lint was shown the new, more...

  • Kodak S1: Micro Four Thirds camera, manufactured by JK Imaging
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    Kodak S1: Micro Four Thirds camera, manufactured by JK Imaging

    By 18 January 2013

    Somewhat unexpectedly, the Kodak S1, a new Micro Four Thirds standard compact system camera, has been teased at a press conference in China. The camera will be manufactured by JK Imaging, but carry the Kodak branding. Details are thin on the ground about...

  • Hands on: Panasonic Lumix GH3 review
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    Hands on: Panasonic Lumix GH3 review

    By 8 October 2012

    Panasonic is trying to promote its brand new Lumix GH3 as "the first DSLM". That's "digital single lens mirrorless" for the uninitiated, thought it sounds - obviously and intentionally, no doubt - a lot like "DSLR" to us. Hardly a surprise then that it...

  • How to shoot a portrait photo like a pro
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    How to shoot a portrait photo like a pro

    By 21 September 2012

    At is simplest a portrait is a description of a person, nothing more; but there's an art to taking a portrait photograph that's a combination of many more complex factors. Anyone can pick up a camera these days and take a photo - and that's part of the...

  • Panasonic H-HS12035 Lumix G X lens announced, hints at weather-proofed GH3
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    Panasonic H-HS12035 Lumix G X lens announced, hints at weather-proofed GH3

    By 21 May 2012

    The latest addition to Panasonic's Lumix G X Vario lens range is the H-HS12035, a 12-35mm constant f/2.8.  The new Micro Four Thirds lens is pitched at the high end, sitting above the regular G Series lenses, and joins the two X lenses launched in 2011....

  • Panasonic Lumix GF5 updates GF3, brings new new sensor, handgrip, features
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    Panasonic Lumix GF5 updates GF3, brings new new sensor, handgrip, features

    By 5 April 2012

    The Panasonic Lumix GF5 is the latest Micro Four Thirds compact system camera from the Japanese company. It replaces 2011's GF3 and is the most compact G series camera in the range. The new model doesn't just update the Lumix GF3, however, it incorporates...

  • First Look: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5  review
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    First Look: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 review

    By 5 April 2012

    The Lumix GF5, or Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 to use its formal title, is the latest G Series compact system camera from Panasonic. It replaces the Lumix GF3 and the similarity is instantly recognisable from the distinctive design. Pocket-lint had the chance...

  • First Look: Olympus OM-D E-M5  review
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    First Look: Olympus OM-D E-M5 review

    By 17 February 2012

    The Olympus OM-D is a new line of Micro Four Thirds cameras, pitched above the current Pen line. The E-M5 is the first model in this new range, which Olympus is pushing out with the tagline "the beginning of something new". But how new is it? Importantly,...

  • Olympus OM-D (E-M5) pictures and hands-on
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    Olympus OM-D (E-M5) pictures and hands-on

    By 8 February 2012

    After weeks of rumours Olympus has confirmed the launch of a new Micro Four Thirds camera: the Olympus OM-D. And as you've come to expect, Pocket-lint has already had a play with the new model, letting us bring you some of the details first hand. The...

  • Olympus OM-D brings retro style to your Micro Four Thirds life
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    Olympus OM-D brings retro style to your Micro Four Thirds life

    By 8 February 2012

    The Olympus OM-D, the digital remastering of a classic SLR camera, has now been announced by Olympus following weeks of leaks and rumours. So now the Olympus OM-D, or E-M5 as it is marked, is official, let's run down what you get. Adopting the Micro...

  • Olympus OM-D coming Spring, will cost around £850 claims leak
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    Olympus OM-D coming Spring, will cost around £850 claims leak

    By 23 January 2012

    We've already started seeing rumours appear for the yet to be confirmed next generation of Olympus Micro Four Thirds Camera, the Olympus OM-D, and now we've got some more news thanks to another leak. This time, rather than a leaked spy shot, it's a...

  • Sigma Digital Neo series lenses will dress your Micro Four Thirds or NEX cameras
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    Sigma Digital Neo series lenses will dress your Micro Four Thirds or NEX cameras

    By 10 January 2012

    Sigma has announced a new line of lenses called the Digital Neo, or DN for short. The new lenses mark the imaging company's entrance into the compact system camera market, bringing more lens choice to those with a Micro Four Thirds or Sony NEX E-mount...

  • Panasonic Lumix GX1 fuses high-end controls with compact design
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    Panasonic Lumix GX1 fuses high-end controls with compact design

    By 7 November 2011

    The Panasonic Lumix GX1 is a new Micro Four Thirds compact system camera that offers photographers advanced features in a compact body design. The Lumix GX1's closest predecessor is the GF2, but the new camera draws in features from across the Lumix line....