Photokina is over and it’s time to a mirrorless forecast. What’s coming next? I collected some rumors from my sources and external websites to write these possible roadmap:
The first camera we expect is the new Panasonic GX2. Very likely coming in November if plan haven’t been changed lately. It features the same GH3 sensor and a likely a built.in electronic viewfinder. These is the rumor part. The official part came from Panasonic back in Spring when they said that they will better define the GX series during 2012. So they have to do something
A new MFT videocamera could be announced in January.
Olympus will have some major Camera and Lens announcement within the next 2-3 months. Some rumors said the announcement could be made in early January. All Cameras and Lenses are said to be made for the semi pro market.
If you are waiting to see new Cameras and Lenses for the NEX system than wait until February-March. The NEX-7 successor may be announced around that time.
Canon is set to introduce new lenses by February-March 2013. I have no info yet about possible new cameras.
Samsung completely restructured their Camera roadmap. Android powered NX cameras are likely to be announced in March-April 2013.
I have no detailed info about Nikon, Fuji, Pentax or Ricoh. Drop me a message at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have some more rumor to share! I am particularly interested inreceiving some Full Frame rumors from Fuji and Sony