Panasonic is rumored to announce the Lumix GX7 replacement which will be called Panasonic GX8 and it is expected to arrive sometime in May 2015.
According to latest Panasonic rumors, the Lumix GX8 release date has been scheduled for May 2015. The rumor mill also claims that the mirrorless camera will be capable of recording 4K videos.
The name of the camera isn’t clear yet and the company previously revealed that the next MFT camera will consists of an entry-level model. Its announcement event was expected to take place at CP+ 2015 but now in talks for May release.
Panasonic GX8 Release Date Scheduled for May, 2015
Panasonic GX7 was one of the favorite candidate shooter for an entry-level replacement. That’s why all rumors refer to GX8, but keep in mind that the name might be different.
The upcoming low-end mirrorless shooter with Micro Four Thirds sensor will certainly feature 4K video recording capabilities. No specs revealed yet for the mentioned Lumix GX7 replacement at the moment.
Panasonic GX7 announced back in August 2013 and currently selling for $500 at Amazon. It will be exciting to see the full specs for 4K video recording Panasonic GX8 and how the company will market this MILC.
Panasonic GX7 Specs Roundup
The 16 megapixel Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 offers a 1040K-dot tiltable touch-screen LCD monitor, Full HD 1920 x 1080 50p movie recording, 1/8000 sec shutter speed, 5fps burst shooting, low-light focusing down to -4 EV, focus peaking, ISO range of 125-25600, silent Mode for street photography, Wi-Fi with NFC capability and all housed in a classically styled magnesium alloy frame.