On Monday 7 Panasonic will have an official press conference at 10am Las Vegas time. And today Panasonic USA sent out this newsletter to confirm the “presence” of the S1-S1R cameras. Still unclear if it means full specs and preorder price will be unveiled right there.
Our trusted sources confirmed to us that Panasonic is organizing a major press events for the last eek of January! Panasonic has invited all big store dealers and journalists in location in USA, Europe and Asia.
I am yet not 100% sure but I am pretty confident Panasonic will use that event to finally launch the S1-S1R with full specs and preorders. Stay tuned on L-rumors!
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Sigma promised us to deliver a new L-mount camera with Full Frame Foveon sensor And this new Sigma patent explains how this sensor might work
Instead of three layers of pixels the sensor would only use two of them With green pixels always present and the second layer alternating between red and blue pixels. Sigma says in the patent that this would allow the sensor readout time to be much faster. Guess it makes sense to have this on a large FF sensor!