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Panasonic Says It Will Release an 8K Camera by 2020 That Can Produce 33MP Photos



When Panasonic unveiled its new Lumix G7 camera this past Monday, the company also gave a glimpse into where it’s going with its camera technologies.

Here’s what it envisions: 8K cameras that allow photographers to extract 33MP photos. Panasonic wants to make it happen by 2020.

ePHOTOzine attended the G7 launch event and snapped a photo of a Panasonic presentation slide titled “Future Resolution Benefits”:


The new Panasonic G7 shoots 4K video and allows 8MP photos to be extracted. Panasonic says it wants to up those numbers to 8K and 33MP, and their plan is to have the camera launched to the public by the time the Olympic Games arrive in Tokyo in 2020. Stay tuned — we’ll likely hear more about this over the next half decade…

(via ePHOTOzine via 43 Rumors)

Image credits: Slide by Panasonic, and photograph by ePHOTOzine