I think its an MFT announcement. Will be interesting to see what they’ve been up to. But having decided to consolidate into L mount I’m just not a potential customer for any new MFT system.
I sold my GH5 in 2020 to help fund the S5. I sold my GX800 to fund purchase of a Leica CL (as per my other thread)…. So I’m totally L now.Yes, it's definitely a G-series MFT camera. I will be interested to see what Panasonic has developed, but I won't be buying one as the original G9 was the same size as the S5 so I can't see the point. I still have a GX85 and would like a new smaller rangefinder-style MFT camera with PDAF, but Panasonic has made it clear these didn't sell well and they have no plans to make another one.
I sold my GH5 in 2020 to help fund the S5. I sold my GX800 to fund purchase of a Leica CL (as per my other thread)…. So I’m totally L now.
Interestingly the CL (body) is about the same size as a GX85. But can share lenses with my S5. Which has a massive cost and convenience benefit.
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Maybe it depends on the market, but in my observations a used CL, TL or TL2 is getting more expensive since Leica discontinued it and the L-Mount is getting more popular. At least in Germany.Very nice! I'd not considered that as an option. It looks like the CL is a bit scarce now it's been discontinued but I might keep my eye out for one. Is it fun to use?
I think it’s fun. Depends how you like to shoot but it will support almost any style. You can do a completely manual experience and just use the punch in and focus peaking. Or it can work like a point and shoot with everything set to automatic.Very nice! I'd not considered that as an option. It looks like the CL is a bit scarce now it's been discontinued but I might keep my eye out for one. Is it fun to use?
It's Panasonic's photography oriented Micro 4/3 camera with the best still image quality of all the G series and a design very similar to the S1(R): https://camerasize.com/compare/#725,814I always hear people rave about the g9 - what about it was so loveable? It was essentially the template in terms of features and user experience for the s5 right?
It's actually the G95 that was the template for the S5. Same buttons and dial layout on top, the same buttons and dial on the rear although the G95 does not have a joystick and the play button was in a different place. The G95 and S5 bodies are almost the same dimensions too.I always hear people rave about the g9 - what about it was so loveable? It was essentially the template in terms of features and user experience for the s5 right?
The G9 is the only camera that I regret having sold and that I would buy again... The grip is the best I have ever used (except for the S1R which is also excellent) and the EVF was very nice too. It was a camera ahead of its time and I hope that with the arrival of the new G9II the price will drop so I can buy it again ;-)I always hear people rave about the g9 - what about it was so loveable?
I think the g9 makes the s5II a bit silly and questionable. The g9 rocks new subject detection, blackout free shooting and pre capture. Beside that it got 4k 120p and it can record to a ssd. The s5II should have the same photo features since it is the photo centric version of the X?. Also who wants a gh6 now since the g9 rocks phase detection and got pretty sick codecs. I hope Panasonic is not following the Sony way and launch every new no matter what league body with new features and forget about the other recent cameras.Well, the G9II was presented, I think it has the same body as the S5II/X, and that could be an intelligent move because, if I am not wrong, you can use the same battery, extragrip, cage and gymbal for both systems...
Let's say that the G9II is more oriented towards action photography and the Lumix FF S5II/X we already know their benefits in low light, etc. Many photographers share the two systems and may find the possibility of sharing accessories useful, if that's the case.