Firstly great news the Panasonic GH4s are out earlier than expected, the bad news is that B&H the biggest photographic retailer in the world is still telling customers END OF APRIL the same as UK retailers but clearly something has gone wrong somewhere.
UK retailers are unaware of the advance shipment to the USA but are clearly unhappy that Panasonic have not updated them with a new ETA.
This was conversations coming from a well known forum in the USA yesterday the 23rd April 2014, I was also told that a UK company had picked up their GH4 yesterday as yet I have no details of who from and I suspect it was an American order.
I am waiting for Panasonic UK to get back to me on this one but I can assure them that there are 100’s of disgruntled UK customers not to mention UK retailers who have had orders in for over 2 months not to mention myself who has invested in this web site with no hint of any of my two GH4s arriving this side of April…poor show Panasonic !
This is an ongoing story I hope it promotes Panasonic UK to hand over an early shipment of GH4s, then we can get working with them…just as I write the Panasonic GH4 Users Group release this picture from Texas Media Systems who claim to have stock.
UPDATE : Panasonic UK “Panasonic UK have no idea why Panasonic USA have released the GH4 early, Panasonic USA is a branch of its own.”
So there we have it from delivery in the USA to unboxing pictures all over American web sites, personally I think this will have done a huge amount of harm to Panasonics relationships with not only B&H who are now expecting delivery today (25th April) but the European market not to mention the UK retailers, certain UK customers are now contemplating ordering from the US…its a total cock-up by Panasonic and very unfair if we in the UK have to wait till May.
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