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    GF2 or... with built in EVF??

    I'm not one to pass on rumors much, but since this has been discussed so often, thought I would pass this one on. Its the top story in 43rumors (rumors--that's the defining word here LOL) but is about a new patent (with the US patent number) and may prove interesting. It shows a GF1 like body and where an EVF could be placed--even tiltable as the external EVF is now. I'd like this.

    http://43rumors.com/

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    Re: GF2 or... with built in EVF??

    That would be sweet.

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    Re: GF2 or... with built in EVF??

    It's what I'm waiting for.

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    Re: GF2 or... with built in EVF??

    That would truly make for a nice companion camera to a GHx system. Having the need for an external EVF on these compacts has kept me from seriously considering one. I could take that along on my location scouting walks where I routinely take quick snapshots of interesting subjects to see if that's something I'd want to come back and spend some time on composing for a better photo.
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    Re: GF2 or... with built in EVF??

    I am still trying to figure out if the G2 would have a newer sensor compared to the G1.

    If anything comes with a built in EVF and not "optional" ones, it would always be useful.

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    Re: GF2 or... with built in EVF??

    Doesn't it look remarkably similar to the Panasonic L1 and Leica digilux3 ;-) It would be awesome if Leica suprised us and joined m4/3 by sharing the body with Panny.... but it aint gonna happen...

    I'd love to see it turn out to be a rangefinder look-a-like m4/3
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    Re: GF2 or... with built in EVF??

    Ooohh, this with a little better ISO performance than the current ones, one-button manual focusing and the flexible GH1 sensor concept would definitely make me an early adopter...

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    Re: GF2 or... with built in EVF??

    Ditto on what monza and Kewk said.

    I still can't see why Leica couldnt test the waters with just a few MF high grade M style lenses in 4/3 mount. I'm sure they would sell some! Maybe redesigns of the Summarits?

    Thanks Diane

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    Re: GF2 or... with built in EVF??

    I would like to replace my Digilux 2 with a smaller, higher res, multi-lens camera that looks a lot like this (in my dreams).

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    Re: GF2 or... with built in EVF??

    Just settled on my GF1 upgrade. This would be excellent, especially if they can match or better the EVF in the GH1 (or E-P2).

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