The Panasonic G7 has been rumored for some time now, and now it looks to be all but confirmed heading into the weekend before its expected announcement. pana_g7_f001 Earlier this morning images (see above, below) and detailed specs about the supposed  upcoming Panasonic release leaked on several rumor sites across the web. According to those leaked specs, the camera will be capable of 4K video capture at 30fps or 24fps, something that is sure to be a big marketing point from Panasonic.

Panasonic G7 Leaked Specs

– 4K video. 4K Photo – 4K 30p / 24p – Contrast AF employing the DFD technology – 16MP Digital Live MOS sensor – New Venus engine – 360-degree panorama function – Shutter speed 1/16000 – 2.36 million dot organic EL EVF – 1.04 million dot free-angle monitor pana_g7_b001 pana_g7_t001There you have it, Panasonic’s soon to be announced G7. It looks to be a pretty solid M4/3 release and another great option for anyone looking to shoot 4K video on a budget. It will be interesting to see how Panasonic prices the camera; too much and people will just opt for the GH4. The official announcement is expected for Monday, the 18th, so keep it locked to SLR Lounge and we will get you all the official information, pricing, and availability once it is released. What are your thoughts on Panasonic’s new G7? Do you see one of these being added to your kit? Leave a comment below and let us know what you think!

[via Digicame]