On Weibo Panasonic published the official letter from the director Yosuke Yamane. In this he writes:
- No intention to seel the Lumix business
- We are committed to grow both the FF and MFT format
- After the GH5II and Gh6 we are committed to release more impressive products
On October the 12th, SIRUI launch the 50mm T2.9 1.6x Full-Frame Anamorphic Lens on Indiegogo. It is the First Full-Frame Anamorphic Lens from SIRUI with squeeze factor-2.8:1 CinemaScope Aspect Ratio.
👉Wider than Wide features a 1.6 times squeeze factor
👉Immersive Experience – 2.8:1 CinemaScope Aspect Ratio
👉Match Perfectly with Full frame Cameras for RF, L, E, Z mount
👉Beautiful Oval Bokeh
👉Vibrant Lens Flares
👉A Maximum Aperture of T2.9
👉Solid Build Quality
Matti Sulanto posted the first ever review of the new lens:
The lens will be available soon on this page: comingsoon.higizmos.com/greatjoy
The Chinese company Higizmos company released a new full-frame anamorphic cinema lens called “Great Jo”. It’s a low-cost 60mm 1.33x anamorphic lens priced at US$749. It’s made of 13 elements and 10 groups optical structure. No idea if this thing will be sold outside China too. The images show the E-mount version but there will be a L-mount version too.