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Panasonic suprises with an ultrasmall GM1 and two new lenses!

GM1 with kit lens at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto.

Previews and tests:
The 12-32mm lens has the best MTF graph of all kit zoom:

Press text:
Dpreview, Focus Numerique (french), Quesabesde (Spanish)

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Also the 15mm f/1.7 lens got announced:

Commercialization of LEICA DG SUMMILUX 15mm / F1.7 ASPH.
Digital Interchangeable Lens for Micro Four Thirds System

Panasonic is announcing a commercialization of new digital interchangeable lens LEICA DG SUMMILUX 15mm / F1.7 ASPH. complying Micro Four Thirds System standard*.

The LEICA DG SUMMILUX 15mm / F1.7 ASPH. is an excellent 15mm single focal length lens of F1.7 clearing LEICA’s stringent standard. It also features sophisticated exterior that matches the stylish design of the world’s smallest** LUMIX GM*** digital single lens mirrorless (DSLM) camera.

In addition to “LEICA DG SUMMILUX 25mm / F1.4 ASPH.” and “LEICA DG MACRO-ELMARIT 45mm / F2.8 ASPH. / MEGA O.I.S.” which are already released to the market, Panasonic has also announced product commercialization of LEICA DG NOCTICRON 42.5mm / F1.2 to enhance the lineup of LEICA digital interchangeable lens, attracting professional photographers worldwide.

In the meanwhile, Panasonic is further expanding the range of LUMIX G digital interchangeable lens with the development of new LUMIX G VARIO telephoto zoom lens of 35-100mm in stylish, compact design that also matches the LUMIX GM camera.

* Details of the product specifications, the date of release and the price are under study.
** For a body of digital interchangeable lens camera, as of October 17, 2013, according to research by Panasonic.
*** Released on October 17, 2013.

• The inserted image is that of an engineering mock-up and the final design of the product may differ from this.
• LEICA is a registered trademark of Leica Microsystems IR GmbH.
• SUMMILUX, ELMARIT and NOCTICRON are registered trademarks of Leica Camera AG.

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