Panasonic: Gradually abandon compact camera production, M43 products have a bright future

   Foreign media ImagingResource had a conversation with Mr. Yosuke Yamane, head of Panasonic’s imaging business department, and said that Panasonic will focus on the video and telephoto performance of M43 products, while compact cameras may go Stranger. The details are as follows:

Panasonic: Gradually abandon compact camera production, M43 products have a bright future

  ” in the best depth of field, mobility, In terms of zoom ratio and other aspects, some lenses can only be achieved with M43. So M43 is also our core strength for video shooting needs. The GH series has been used by many videographers and is very suitable for high-end video shooting for single operation. We are now studying How to further develop the GH series to make full use of its advantages.”

  ”Because the M43 has a smaller sensor size, it is conducive to high-speed response and high frame rate video shooting. For telephoto or super long Maybe we should use M43 to get a more compact and compact telephoto lens, so we are studying the future development plan.”

  ” And it is interesting that Panasonic basically abandoned the compact Fixed lens camera business: Throughout the development of smartphones, mobile phones already have multiple sensors and lenses to adapt to various focal length shooting conditions. Compact camera products are gradually being replaced by smartphones, especially compact cameras with zoom lenses. They are most affected by the evolution and expansion of smartphones. Although Panasonic LX or GX cameras still have their advantages in shooting effects. But we must admit that the expansion of smartphones still has a huge impact on these products.”

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