Subject: Re: Saw the new Panasonic G9 at the ProFusion show today
On Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 11:35:44 PM UTC-5, android wrote:
> In article<email@example.com>,
> Rich A<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 4:08:53 PM UTC-5, Alfred Molon wrote:
> > > In article<email@example.com>, Rich
> > > A says...
> > > > The body is around $2000.00.
> > >
> > > You mean Canadian dollars? Should be 1700 USD/Euro.
> > >
> > > The body is indeed big & heavy.
> > It's magnesium (to its credit) and like a DSLR so yes, heavy. IMO, this
> > divergence from the original promise of the m4/3rds system (compactness) is
> > probably a mistake. Sony has even kept their FF bodies compact.
> The sensor size of the m4/3 is inherited from the 4/3 that made the same
> promise... I had an Olympus Evolt-E300 and it was not compact at all! I
> turned out that if yu wanted the same brightness, noise and DOF as
> achieved by larger sensor cams then you had to make and use big lenses
> with a lot of glass. Lot's of pain but no gain...
> teleportation kills
The E-510/410 were the first arguably compact Olympus DSLR's, the E-410 especially.