Lumix kicks off twentieth Anniversary by saying that the GH6 remains to be underneath improvement

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It’s the twentieth anniversary of Panasonic’s Lumix model of cameras this yr. As we speak, in actual fact, is the twentieth anniversary of their first cameras, the Lumix LC5 and F7. Lumix has come a good distance in that point, and lots of have been anticipating a Panasonic GH6 announcement right this moment. Based on an announcement from Panasonic Japan,  although, it’s nonetheless in improvement.
Panasonic has launched a Lumix twentieth anniversary web site to have fun the occasion, speaking about not solely the Lumix model however Panasonic’s historical past with images, which extends far past the final 20 years. It contains plenty of improvements invented by Panasonic, just like the world’s first optical picture stabilisation system.

The Google-translated announcement reads:
Sooner or later, we are going to evolve into a gorgeous system with a view to cine lenses, and on the identical time, we are going to proceed to supply distinctive worth similar to growing lens teams based on the workflow of creators, and creators around the globe will be capable to work extra freely. We plan to concentrate on the event of full-size mirrorless cameras that may develop the vary of expression.
Then LUMIX may need thought that that they had given up on Micro 4 Thirds, however that’s not the case. Whereas there may be the choice of full dimension, some creators dare to make use of solely Micro 4 Thirds machines due to the full mobility of the system, price efficiency, and the depth of area they’re in search of. Sooner or later, we are going to proceed to develop in each the Micro 4 Thirds G collection, which has each mobility and excessive picture high quality, and the extra skilled full dimension S collection, making one of the best use of the wonderful traits of each Micro 4 Thirds and full dimension. I believe
We’re additionally difficult new digital camera shapes that give creators extra freedom in video manufacturing. The BGH1 launched in 2020 is a box-style Micro 4 Thirds system, and whereas inheriting the video efficiency of the GH collection, it may be freely personalized based on the capturing model and is lively in a variety of capturing websites.In October 2021, we additionally introduced the BS1H, a full-size field digital camera that condenses the identical picture high quality and capabilities because the full-size single-lens S1H within the physique dimension of this BGH1. This can additional develop the vary of expression in video manufacturing.
The GH6, which is at present underneath improvement, goals to realize each the mobility distinctive to Micro 4 Thirds techniques and quite a lot of video expressiveness. Each the sensor and engine have been newly developed to assist 4: 2: 2 10bit Cinema 4K60p video recording, and we plan to realize limitless video recording time throughout the beneficial working temperature. I’m actually sorry that I can’t let you know intimately, however please look ahead to what sort of digital camera the GH6, which remains to be underneath improvement by engineers, might be completed.
LUMIX is the youngest digital camera model born within the digital period, however we’ve been in a position to have fun our twentieth anniversary by strolling with clients who love cameras. I’m stuffed with gratitude and gratitude to all the purchasers who’ve used it.
Any more, the tradition of images and video will proceed to be numerous and numerous because the occasions change, and the best way it’s expressed will change in a fancy method. LUMIX needs to proceed to be the one and solely model that all the time stays near the creators’ ideas, helps their inventive actions, and strikes ahead collectively.
And I pray that the longer term that I’ve projected might be great …
October 27, 2021
It’s not stunning that many anticipated a GH6 announcement on a day like right this moment. Improvement of the brand new Micro 4 Thirds flagship was first introduced again in Might together with the discharge of the GH5 Mark II, in order that they’ve had a superb six months of lead time to organize us all for an announcement. However it hasn’t appeared. The assertion above additionally doesn’t appear to recommend when it’d come, both. So, precisely when the GH6 might be introduced is unclear, though varied rumours now put it at being sooner or later throughout 2022.
Regardless of the frustration, although, it’s refreshing to listen to of an organization truly holding off on releasing one thing till it’s truly prepared. Too usually lately we see corporations releasing merchandise lengthy earlier than they’re prepared after which spend the following two years offering firmware replace so as to add (or repair) performance that ought to have been there from the start.
All I do know is that the GH6 had higher impress when it’s lastly introduced. I see folks in MFT teams and boards day by day holding off on their shopping for choices till they know what’s happening with the GH6.