Panasonic vows it won't sell its camera business – but remember, Olympus said the same…

Panasonic S1 and Panasonic S1R
(Image credit: Panasonic)

Panasonic's director has published a letter stating that the company has no plans to sell off the Lumix camera business. 

In the letter, Yosuke Yamane – director of Panasonic's Imaging Business Unit – also declared that it the manufacturer is committed to growing the full-frame and Micro Four Thirds camera series, and after the Panasonic GH5 II and Panasonic GH6 it intends to bring out even more impressive products. 

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Hannah Rooke
Staff Writer

Having studied Journalism and Public Relations at the University of the West of England Hannah developed a love for photography through a module on photojournalism. She specializes in Portrait, Fashion and lifestyle photography but has more recently branched out in the world of stylized product photography. For the last 3 years Hannah has worked at Wex Photo Video as a Senior Sales Assistant using her experience and knowledge of cameras to help people buy the equipment that is right for them. With 5 years experience working with studio lighting, Hannah has run many successful workshops teaching people how to use different lighting setups.