Scorching on the heels of Nikon and Canon, Panasonic has introduced the event of two full-frame mirrorless cameras as a part of the LUMIX S collection. Each the 47 MP LUMIX S1R and the 24 MP S1 will characteristic a Twin I.S. picture stabilization system and 4K 60p video recording. And a primary for Panasonic, they will additionally characteristic a double slot for XQD reminiscence playing cards and SD reminiscence playing cards.

The cameras will make the most of the identical Leica L-mount discovered on Leica’s SL system, and Panasonic plans to develop greater than 10 new lenses by 2020, increasing its LUMIX S collection of suitable lenses. These embody a 50mm/F1.Four fixed-focus lens, 24-105mm customary zoom lens and 70-200mm telephoto zoom lens.

Panasonic has additionally introduced a brand new service and help program referred to as LUMIX PRO, which can supply world service and restore advantages. Particulars shall be coming quickly on the October launch for the U.S. market.

Prototypes of the brand new cameras and lenses are on exhibit at Photokina 2018. The LUMIX S1R and S1 are anticipated for launch in early 2019. Be taught extra within the full press launch beneath.

Panasonic Develops Two Fashions of Its First Full-Body Mirrorless Digicam

Cologne, Germany (September 25, 2018)– Panasonic Company has developed two fashions of its first Digital Single Lens Mirrorless digicam with a 35 mm full-frame picture sensor, the LUMIX S1R and the S1. These fashions are outfitted with the world’s first*1 4K 60p video recording operate and the Twin I.S. picture stabilization system. As a part of the LUMIX S collection, Panasonic goals to launch them on the worldwide market early 2019.

For 100 years since its founding, Panasonic has strived to assist notice higher lives for patrons all over the world by responding to their wants. Engaged on the idea of making a brand new tradition of pictures for a digital age with digital cameras, in 2008 Panasonic launched the LUMIX G1, the world’s first*2 Digital Single Lens Mirrorless digicam. Over the ten years since then, Panasonic has continued to steer the business with product improvements, such because the world’s first*3 digicam supporting 4K video recording, and cameras outfitted with the Twin I.S. (Picture Stabilization) system, combining stabilization each contained in the digicam unit and the lens.

In recent times, telecommunications traces have elevated in pace whereas social media video-sharing has gained reputation and consequently, increasingly persons are having fun with a hybrid of photographs and movies, widening the vary of expression in content material manufacturing. This new subject prompted the necessity for  a brand new sort of digicam that goes past the boundaries of conventional photographs and movies.

With this in thoughts, Panasonic adopted the idea,  ‘Gasoline the Photographers’ Artistic Imaginative and prescient’ to develop a Digital Single Lens Mirrorless digicam with a robust give attention to the expressive capabilities for each photographs and movies. The corporate will carry these cameras to market as a part of the LUMIX S collection, striving to offer “specialised worth” to prospects wanting increased expressiveness. The cameras are user-friendly and supply a sturdy assortment of important instruments for skilled pictures and videography, in addition to incorporate a complete array of Panasonic know-how refined over a century. The newest improvements in Lumix S collection additionally construct on Panasonic’s ten years’ expertise growing Digital Single Lens Mirrorless cameras, together with digital know-how comparable to picture or sign processing, plus optical and warmth dispersion know-how and extra. The mix of those capabilities will present prospects with new worth for pictures and videography.

The important thing options of the newly developed cameras, the LUMIX S1R and the S1, are as follows.

  1. Capabilities with excessive definition and excessive stage of expression achieved with the newly-developed 35 mm full-frame picture sensor and picture processing engine.

(Efficient pixels: roughly 47M for the S1R and 24M for the S1)

  1. World’s first*1 help for 4K 60p video recording in a full-frame Digital Single Lens Mirrorless digicam.
  2. World’s first*1 full-frame digicam outfitted with Twin I.S. (Picture Stabilization), enabling handheld pictures for darkish or distant scenes that will beforehand have required a tripod or different gear.
  3.         A double slot for XQD reminiscence playing cards and SD reminiscence playing cards, the primary for Panasonic; and a rugged triaxial tilt LCD, emphasizing ease of use and supporting skilled pictures and videography.
  4. Leica Digicam’s L-Mount, making it doable to make use of interchangeable lenses that meet the L-Mount specs of the companions*4 Leica Digicam and Sigma. Expressiveness is additional enhanced by rising choices for interchangeable lenses.

Panasonic can even develop its lineup of LUMIX S collection suitable lenses, growing greater than ten by 2020, together with a 50 mm/F1.Four fixed-focus lens, 24-105 mm customary zoom lens, and 70-200 mm telephoto zoom lens.

For the LUMIX G collection of Micro 4 Thirds Digital Single Lens Mirrorless cameras, Panasonic has began growing a LEICA DG VARIO-SUMMILUX 10-25 mm F1.7 lens that can obtain the world’s first*5 zoom with most aperture of F1.7 for your entire vary.

As well as, Panasonic has introduced the launch of LUMIX PRO, a service and help program for its LUMIX professionals. This program has been designed to make sure that professionals can obtain service and restore advantages globally. Keep tuned for extra particulars on the October launch for the US market.

The LUMIX GH5, G9, and GH5S high-end Digital Single Lens Mirrorless cameras that Panasonic launched since 2017 have already gained a stable fame amongst professionals and high-level amateurs internationally for the standard of their footage and skill to seize the vitality and fantastic thing about life. This success is owed to Panasonic’s world-first*6 help for 4K 60p/50p video recording, and the world’s quickest autofocus*7 operate utilizing the corporate’s proprietary DFD (Depth From Defocus) know-how. Panasonic will proceed to offer new worth to prospects by the distinctive options of the compact, but high-definition, LUMIX G collection, whereas additionally reaching the skilled market by the introduction of the full-frame LUMIX S collection and the larger attain of the corporate’s help system. By these measures, Panasonic will assist to create a brand new tradition of pictures and videography.

Prototypes of the brand new cameras and lenses launched above shall be exhibited at Photokina 2018.*8

Notes:

*1.            World’s first help for 4K 60p/50p video recording in a full-frame Digital Single Lens Mirrorless digicam. Relating to the inclusion of the Twin I.S. picture stabilization system, that is for a full-frame Digital Interchangeable Lens System Digicam. As of September 25, 2018 when introduced in Germany, in accordance with Panasonic knowledge.

*2.            For a Digital Interchangeable Lens System Digicam. As of September 12, 2008, in accordance with Panasonic knowledge.

*3.            The GH4 Digital Single Lens Mirrorless digicam able to 4K video (as a Digital Single Lens Mirrorless digicam, as of February 7, 2014), and the GX8 Digital Single Lens Mirrorless digicam with Twin I.S. onboard (as a Digital Interchangeable Lens System Digicam, as of July 16, 2015), in accordance with Panasonic knowledge.

*4. “The L-Mount Alliance: a strategic cooperation between Leica Digicam, Panasonic and Sigma”(introduced on September 25, 2018 in Germany)

*5.            For an interchangeable lens to be used with a Digital Interchangeable Lens System Digicam. As of September 25, 2018 when introduced in Germany, in accordance with Panasonic knowledge.

*6.            As a Digital Single Lens Mirrorless digicam. As of January 4, 2017, in accordance with Panasonic knowledge.

*7.            For a Digital Interchangeable Lens System Digicam. As of November 8, 2017, in accordance with Panasonic knowledge.

*8.            Photokina is a number one exhibition for the photographic and imaging industries (to be held by September 26 to September 29 in 2018, on the Koelnmesse in Cologne, Germany).

  • Leica is a registered trademark of Leica Microsystems IR GmbH.
  • SUMMILUX and L-Mount are registered emblems of Leica Digicam AG.

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