Official: No More 4/3 Bodies (lenses)

Started Dec 20, 2012 | Discussions thread
Shop cameras & lenses ▾
Senior MemberPosts: 1,408Gear list
Re: Official: No More 4/3 Bodies (lenses)
In reply to whoodle, Dec 20, 2012

whoodle wrote:

4/3 Lenses will certainly be usable, but this kind of is the death knell for the format, in that you will probby not see any new lenses manufactured (much less developed) in this mount.

I'm guessing that we'll see 2 new bodies in m4/3 format next year.  An E-M6 with the PDAF on sensor and an E-MX Pro (probably E620 sized or so) for serious use of the larger lenses like the 50-200 or the SHG series.

I doubt any new 4/3 lenses will be made as the lineup is pretty complete and anything new they would probably make in m4/3 native format.  But they'll continue to manufacture the great glass they have.  (Maybe that's why they haven't come out with the high-end zooms in m4/3 yet?)

 Kevdog's gear list:Kevdog's gear list
Olympus OM-D E-M5 Panasonic Lumix G Vario 100-300mm F4-5.6 OIS Panasonic 12-35mm F2.8 Olympus PEN E-PL5 Panasonic Lumix G Vario 14-45mm F3.5-5.6 ASPH OIS +2 more
Reply   Reply with quote   Complain
Post (hide subjects)Posted by
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow