Pana is rumored to plan CFF (compact full frame) for post M43

Started Mar 19, 2013 | Discussions thread
bobn2
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In reply to forpetessake, Mar 22, 2013

forpetessake wrote:

I wouldn't exclude

3) FF camera with a fixed lens for around $1G. Who wouldn't want an excellent image quality in a small package like this:

Well, there is a reason not to make a camera like that. It would be packing a very expensive FF sensor. This lens is an f/4.8-13. You could get exactly the same results building a camera around a Four Thirds sensor and an f/2.4-6.5 lens (provided you shifted the base ISO to 1/4 of the FF camera's base ISO). Such a camera would be smaller, much cheaper and the results would be indistinguishable. Coupling a slow zoom lens with a FF sensor in a compact camera just does not make sense.

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