Panasonic L1 - Leica lenses|
Dr. Josef Spichtig, CEO of Leica Camera AG, states: "Digital photography will benefit from the Leica quality. Leica is cooperating with strategic partners. The cooperation with Panasonic is the first step Leica will make to get further market share in this highly competitive market. The first Leica product is an exciting lens product that will be sold together with the Panasonic L1 DSLR camera. Further lenses will be developed in the upcoming period. We welcome the open standard of the FourThirds system en we hoping to join the FourThirds system."
Sigma FourThirds system lens line-up
"Sigma joined FourThirds system standard in 2003 and released 3 lenses for the system in October of that same year. The new Sigma 30mm f/1.4 EX DC, Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 EX DC, Sigma Macro 105mm f/2.8 EX DG, Sigma APO Macro 150mm f/2.8 EX DG and the Sigma APO 50-500mm f/4-6.3 EX DG are the latest lenses for the FourThirds System that are scheduled for 2006," said Kazuto Yamaki from Sigma Cooperation.
Panasonic L1 - Lumix digital SLR
According to Mamoru Yoshida: "Lumix first digital SLR camera has a analogue like operation and offers a high quality picture quality of 7.5 Megapixels. The easy-to-use dail operating system combined with the high-grade metallic appearance result into an enjoyable operation. The full time live view function have a big advantage for the user. The LiveMOS sensor is made in a joint cooperation between Olympus and Panasonic. The biggest problem with the digital SLR camera is dust. By cooperating the Dust reduction system Panasonic eliminates the dust problem.
Panasonic L1 -Supersonic Wave filter
The Supersonic Wave filter is a great advantage within the new Panasonic L1 camera. Add the MEGA O.I.S to the system and blur will be effectively eliminated. Furthermore the Panasonic L1 benefits from the Venus Engine LSI. In combination with the Leica D Vario-Elmarit lens 15-50mm f/2.8-3.5 ASPH Panasonic offers a unique high quality dSLR system. Unique is also the aperture ring giving the user the traditional operation of the analogue single lens reflex camera."