toggle

AAPL Stock: 122.37 ( 0 )

Printed from http://www.macnn.com

Panasonic to out Four Thirds camera in January?

updated 04:25 pm EST, Wed December 16, 2009

Panasonic patent shows FourThirds DSLR

A Panasonic patent was spotted on the web recently for an unnamed Four Thirds DSLR camera. The patent reveals a camera with a live view mode in addition to at a traditional optical viewfinder. A CMOS sensor is shown in the specs, but video recording will not be supported.

The rear panel of the camera is shown to have a button to turn on or off a "handshake" vibration reduction feature. A supersonic vibration generator is present to clean the sensor and related hardware from dust and debris.

The Four Thirds standard retains a mirror arrangement and interchangeable lenses but the size of the image sensor and the camera body itself is smaller than conventional DSLR cameras.

While no price or release date information was revealed by the patent, it is possible that more information will be revealed by Panasonic at CES. [via 43Rumors]








by MacNN Staff

POST TOOLS:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

Follow us on Facebook

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

HP 14-x030nr 14-inch Chromebook

If you're like us, chances are you've come to realize that you need the ability to access the Internet on the go. Also, you've prob ...

15-inch MacBook Pro with Force Touch

Apple's 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro continues to be a popular notebook with professional users and prosumers looking for the ultimate ...

Typo keyboard for iPad

Following numerous legal shenanigans between Typo -- a company founded in part by Ryan Seacrest -- and the clear object of his physica ...

toggle

Most Commented