Leaked photos of Panasonic GF5, Sony 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 lens and other rumors 0

Here are some new rumors to start your week:

  • First off, a leaked photo (shown above) of Panasonic’s rumored GF5 mirrorless camera  was found on Hong Kong model/celebrity Angelababy’s Instragram account. The other two GF5 photos (shown below) are from nPhoto. The GF5’s form factor is very similar to the GF3 model. Some of the key features of the new GF5 includes a 12MP sensor, an improved SNR, 12,800 maximum ISO, 0.09 seconds AF, 920,000 dots LCD touchsreen with new interface design.


  • Sony, who recently announced the new a57 SLT Camera, leaked a photo of the 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 Super Sonic Motor lens. The upcoming Sony lens is expected to be a Digital Technology lens, which is going to be compatible with APS-C sensor cameras.

Sony 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6


  • An advertising copy of the rumored successor to the discontinued Pentax K-r cameras was leaked. The name of the model is not yet known, as the letter after the dash is blurred.
  • Aside from the Distagon T* 2,8/15 ZF.2/ZE super wide angle lens, Zeiss is also expected to launch a new 70-200mm lens at the NAB 2012 in Las Vegas next month.