09-16-2014, 05:53 AM
Quote:I don't like the fact it doesn't use the whole 4/3 surface...It would not be possible, see image of lens comparison on this page:
Had it been covering the whole 4/3 sensor (in the same size package), I'd have bought it in heartbeat!
Using the whole sensor would be result in a much larger (and presumably more expensive) package.
Pana marketing should have just called it the revolutionary micro-micro-4/3 sensor! instead of pointing out that it's actually just a slightly cropped regular micro-4/3 sensor. That would avoid the inevitable but pointless grumbling that it's not using the WHOLE micro-4/3 sensor.
It's a compelling package as is: