Panasonic in the present day launched a brand new Micro 4 Thirds mirrorless digital camera with a “rugged” design, together with a brand new zoom lens that matches the digital camera’s dust- and splash-proof building. The LUMIX G95, successor to the G85, is a 20.3-megapixel digital camera and incorporates Panasonic’s second-generation picture stabilization system, 5-axis Twin I.S. 2, which employs each body- and lens-based stabilization for as much as 5 stops of correction when taking pictures handheld. The system works when taking pictures each stills and 4K video.

Panasonic LUMIX G95
Panasonic LUMIX G95

The LUMIX G95 is able to taking pictures at speeds as much as 9 fps with the main focus locked on the primary publicity, or 6 fps with steady AF. The digital camera’s DFD (Depth From Defocus) know-how permits it to accumulate focus in as little as 0.07 sec., and may observe shifting topics with adjustable monitoring sensitivity. The AF system additionally affords Face / Eye Detection AF to be used with human topics.

As to the rugged building designed for “heavy area use,” the LUMIX G95 has a magnesium alloy entrance body, and thorough sealing in any respect entry factors to maintain out mud and moisture.

LUMIX G VARIO 14-140mm F3.5-5.6 IILUMIX G VARIO 14-140mm F3.5-5.6 II
LUMIX G VARIO 14-140mm F3.5-5.6 II

The brand new lens launched together with the LUMIX G95, the LUMIX G VARIO 14-140mm F3.5-5.6 II ASPH POWER O.I.S., is a wide-to-tele zoom that additionally options intensive sealing to match the digital camera. It supplies a area of view equal to a 28 to 280mm, a wonderful common objective vary for landscapes and journey pictures.

Each the LUMIX G95 and LUMIX G VARIO 14-140mm F3.5-5.6 II will likely be obtainable in Could. Checklist costs: $1,199 (LUMIX G95, physique solely); $599 (LUMIX G VARIO 14-140mm II). For extra data, see the press releases beneath.

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Panasonic Pronounces New Rugged-Design Hybrid Mirrorless Digital camera Constructed for Excessive Image High quality

LUMIX G95 That includes 5-Axis Twin I.S. 2 and 4K Video Expertise

Newark, NJ (April 5, 2019) – Panasonic is happy to introduce a rugged-design Digital Single Lens Mirrorless digital camera, the LUMIX G95, that options excessive mobility for area use and a number of features and applied sciences for each photograph and video.

The digital camera’s high-picture high quality and 20.3-megapixel Digital Stay MOS Sensor with out low-pass filter attain most efficiency with each lens and Venus Engine to render pure, high-precision pictures. The 5-axis Twin I.S. (Picture Stabilizer) 2 successfully suppresses blurring to allow a 5-stop slower shutter pace*1by combining the O.I.S. (Optical Picture Stabilizer, 2-axis) and B.I.S. (Physique Picture Stabilizer, 5-axis) to take full benefit of each stabilization programs. Customers will get pleasure from blur-free photograph and video taking pictures in each huge angle and telephoto, even in low-light conditions.

The Distinction AF System options DFD (Depth From Defocus) know-how and excels in each pace and accuracy by exchanging digital indicators between digital camera and lens at a most of 240 fps*2, leading to ultra-fast auto-focusing of roughly 0.07 sec*3. Burst taking pictures efficiency can be improved to realize 9 fps (AFS/MF) / 6 fps (AFC) as much as 600 (JPEG) / 30 (RAW) pictures or extra. Quite a lot of AF features, together with Face/Eye Detection AF, Pinpoint AF, One-shot AF and superior Low Mild AF improve usability to adjust to wide-ranging taking pictures conditions.

Exterior parts of the LUMIX G95 have moreover been redesigned to boost intuitive one-hand operation and rapidly responds to the photographer’s intention. It integrates an OLED LVF (Stay View Finder) with 2360Okay-dot excessive decision in roughly 1.48x / 0.74x (35mm digital camera equal) magnification functionality. The free-angle giant 3.0-inch LCD rear monitor with roughly 1240Okay-dot decision supplies a contact management system, making taking pictures at excessive and low angles simpler.

A number of superior video features make the LUMIX G95 a real hybrid digital camera. Along with 4K video recording functionality in 3840×2160 at 30p or 24p in MP4, it handles real-time picture output to an exterior monitor/recorder by way of HDMI, whereas additionally recording video. Excessive Pace Video lets customers document gradual movement video in Full HD at 120 fps (1/4x), 90 fps (1/3x) and 60 fps (1/2x). What’s extra, 4:2:0 / 8-bit log recording is accessible with the pre-installed V-Log L. The three.5mm microphone jack and newly added headphone socket accommodate subtle sound recording wants.

With LUMIX 4K PHOTO customers can seize fleeting photograph alternatives at 30 fps in 8-megapixel equal decision to avoid wasting as high-resolution pictures. Auto Marking and Sequence Composition are included along with Submit Focus, Focus Stacking, Mild Composition and 4K Stay Cropping to assist make 4K PHOTO extra inventive and simpler to make use of.

The LUMIX G95 consists of Bluetooth and Wi-Fi® connectivity to supply a extra versatile taking pictures expertise and simply share pictures immediately. Bluetooth 4.2 (known as BLE: Bluetooth Low Vitality) compatibility permits fixed reference to a smartphone or pill with minimal energy consumption.

The digital camera’s battery might be recharged both by way of AC or USB based on the customers’ comfort. The Battery Grip DMW-BGG1 (bought individually) empowers snug, longer-time taking pictures.

*1 Primarily based on the CIPA customary [Yaw/Pitch direction: focusing distance f=140mm (35mm film camera equivalent f=280mm), when H-FSA14140 is used.]

*2 Distinction AF with DFD Expertise works solely with Panasonic Micro 4 Thirds lenses.

*3 In AFS, at wide-end with H-FSA14140 (CIPA).

  1. Excessive picture high quality with real-life element and Twin I.S. 2

The LUMIX G95 lets customers shoot vibrant, true-to-life high-quality pictures with wonderful decision, excessive distinction and spectacular coloration replica. The 20.3-megapixel Digital Stay MOS Sensor with out low-pass filter permits most lens efficiency, and the Venus Engine renders pure, high-precision pictures. An optimum gradation setting, based on the traits of the sensor, supplies a large dynamic vary for smoother gradation. Tuned Three-dimensional Colour Management detects hue, saturation and brightness, and applies optimum management based on the worth of every issue. This achieves wealthy coloration replica from darkish to brilliant components of the picture, which particularly improves the expression of skies, human pores and skin and extra. A Tuned Multi Course of NR boasts excessive noise identification accuracy and preserves particulars even after the noise discount course of. This ends in pure textures and exact element, particularly in middle-to-high sensitivity picture recording. The mixture of Digital Stay MOS Sensor and the Venus Engine achieves clear picture rendering with minimal noise, even in low-lit conditions and at max. ISO 25600.

The LUMIX G95 incorporates 5-axis Twin I.S. (Picture Stabilizer) 2 which boasts much more highly effective and efficient blurring suppression to permit using a 5-stop slower shutter pace. The mixture an O.I.S. (Optical Picture Stabilizer, 2-axis) and B.I.S. (Physique Picture Stabilizer, 5-axis) compensates for bigger actions which had been conventionally uncontrollable. Each O.I.S. and B.I.S. are finely managed based mostly on data detected by a high-precision gyrosensor, and are extremely useful in huge angle, telephoto, and hostile conditions, comparable to night time or one-handed taking pictures.

The 5-axis Twin I.S. 2 works for each photograph and movement image recording, together with 4K video. Panasonic LUMIX G sequence DSLM (Digital Single Lens Mirrorless) Cameras supply all kinds of digital, interchangeable lenses, most of which can adjust to the 5-axis Twin I.S. within the LUMIX G95.*2The B.I.S. compensates for digital camera motion even when a lens with out O.I.S. is used.

*1 Primarily based on the CIPA customary [Yaw/Pitch path: focusing distance f=140mm (35mm movie digital camera equal f=280mm), when H-FS14140 is used.

*2 5-Axis Twin I.S. 2 works when attaching the lens that complies with it.

  1. Excessive-speed AF to seize these unmissable moments

The DFD (Depth From Defocus) know-how*1in LUMIX G95 calculates distance to the topic by evaluating a number of pictures with totally different sharpness ranges whereas consulting the info of optical traits of the present lens in a second. In consequence, the LUMIX G95 achieves high-speed AF of roughly 0.07 sec*2and high-speed burst taking pictures at 9 fps (AFS) / 6 fps (AFC) to seize fast-moving topics simply in-focus.

Moreover, the Venus Engine within the LUMIX G95 is extra able to monitoring shifting topics, and it prevents out-of-focus pictures even when the topic is shifting rapidly, or when an impediment cuts in entrance of the topic. Newly added AF Sensitivity mode lets the consumer set the monitoring sensitivity based on the taking pictures scenario.

The LUMIX G95 incorporates Face / Eye Detection AF to routinely set give attention to the attention of a human face to seize gorgeous portraits with crisp focus.. With Pinpoint AF, customers can amplify the goal space for extra exact focus. The Low Mild AF permits specializing in the topic extra exactly, even with out an AF help lamp, due to the newly adopted algorithm optimized for low-light, low-contrast conditions. It’s efficient in extraordinarily low-lit conditions all the way down to -4EV, as darkish as underneath moon mild. A complete of 49 focus detection areas allow extra versatile composition, along with the Customized Multi AF mode, with which customers can freely choose the blocks to give attention to. Focus peaking can be obtainable for precision handbook focusing.

*1 Distinction AF with DFD Expertise works solely with Panasonic Micro 4 Thirds lenses.

*2 In AFS, at wide-end with H-FSA14140 (CIPA).

  1. Excellent mobility with cautious design and management – optimized for handheld area use

The LUMIX G95 has been redesigned externally for intuitive one-hand operation that rapidly responds to the photographer’s intention. Three newly-added buttons situated in line on the highest let the consumer regulate publicity, ISO and white steadiness. Buttons on the again are positioned centering on the wheel dial to offer fast entry to the goal merchandise in each taking pictures and playback. The entrance/rear twin dial system with dial operation change permits direct setting. The grip can be redesigned for a extra secure and cozy maintain.

To resist heavy area use, the LUMIX G95 boasts a rugged design with a entrance construction composed of a magnesium alloy full die-cast entrance body. Seals at each joint, dial and button additionally make the digital camera splash/dust-resistant* .

The LUMIX G95 has a big LVF (Stay View Finder) with a high-magnification ratio of roughly 1.48x / 0.74x (35mm digital camera equal). The high-precision, high-speed OLED (Natural Mild-Emitting Diode) show options 2,360Okay-dot excessive decision and 100% area of view. Adoption of OLED for the LVF achieves high-speed response with a minimal time lag of lower than 0.01 second, in addition to 10,000:1 excessive distinction for distinctive visibility. With an eyepoint of roughly 20mm, it affords excessive visibility with consolation for customers carrying glasses. It’s all the time sharp and clear from the middle all the way in which to the corners.

Adopting a static-type contact management system, the big 3.0-inch LCD rear monitor with 1240Okay-dot excessive decision options free-angle taking pictures. It tilts up and down by roughly 250-degrees, which makes taking pictures at both excessive or low angles even simpler.

The LUMIX G95 options an electromagnetic drive within the shutter unit. The shock attributable to shutter diaphragm motion is dramatically diminished and the shutter sound is minimized. This permits customers to launch the mechanical shutter even in conditions the place they beforehand had to make use of the digital shutter.

*Mud and Splash Resistant doesn’t assure that harm won’t happen if this lens is subjected to direct contact with mud and water.

  1. 4K functionality brings evolution to videography

Profiting from the high-speed sign readout functionality of the sensor and high-speed sign processing, the LUMIX G95 is able to recording 4K video*1*2. Regardless of its excessive efficiency, it boasts superior power effectivity and dimension stays compact for prime mobility. The LUMIX G95information stunningly easy, high-resolution 4K video in 3840×2160 at 30p or 24p along with the full-HD 1,920 x 1,080 60p movies with sensible full-time AF.

As a digital camera from Panasonic that has frequently exceeded the bounds of video efficiency in digital cameras, a number of features can be found on the LUMIX G95. The Excessive Pace Video lets customers document gradual movement video in Full HD at 120 fps (1/4x), 90 fps(1/3x) and 60 fps (1/2x).

The LUMIX G95 can be able to real-time picture output to the exterior monitor in 4:2:2 / 8-bit*3by way of an non-obligatory micro HDMI cable whereas concurrently recording video. Customers can select to output solely recording content material or content material with the setting menus individually, relying on the show.

The V-Log L is pre-installed within the LUMIX G95. Log recording affords distinctive flexibility in addition to a wider dynamic vary for coloration grading within the post-production course of, and V-LogL options log traits with 12 stops of dynamic vary.

Along with the three.5mm microphone jack for high-quality audio recording utilizing an exterior microphone, comparable to Panasonic Exterior Stereo/Shotgun Microphone DMW-MS2, a headphone socket is newly added for sound output.

Because of 4K know-how, customers can have interaction 4K PHOTO to seize fleeting photograph alternatives at 30 fps by extracting the body with one of the best timing from a 4K burst file to avoid wasting as a 8-megapixel equal photograph. Selecting one of the best shot out of a whole lot of frames recorded in 4K PHOTO is now simpler with the newly added Auto Marking operate. Auto Marking helps you to soar to the closest body the place variations are apparent between consecutive frames to attenuate the time it might in any other case take to decide on one of the best shot. Sequence Composition makes it potential to create a stromotion picture by synthesizing a number of pictures shot at a set body with 4K PHOTO. A singular picture reflecting the topic’s movement can simply be produced in-camera with no need a particular retouching course of. Plus, the LUMIX G95 permits 4K Stay Cropping in video recording that realizes secure panning or zooming in video recording. In panning pictures, the consumer can merely set the viewing angle to begin and finish for easy panning with out utilizing any particular gear, comparable to a slider. In zooming, you may set the after-zoomed viewing angle first, in order that the topic is completely framed. Because of digital operation, zooming imagery is easy as a result of it doesn’t bodily transfer the zoom lens.

*1About movement image recording / 4K Picture recording

– Use a card with SD Pace Class with “Class 4” or greater when recording movement photos.

– Use a card with SD Pace Class with “UHS-I UHS Pace Class 3 (U3)” when recording movement photos with [MP4] in [4K] or [4K PHOTO].

(SD pace class is the pace customary concerning steady writing.)

– MP4 movement photos with [MP4] in [FHD/30p] [FHD] [HD]: You possibly can proceed recording with out interruption even when the file dimension exceeds Four GB or 30 minutes in size, however the movement image file will likely be divided and recorded/performed again individually.

– MP4 movement photos with [MP4] in [4K]:

Movement image file will likely be recorded and performed again in separate recordsdata within the following circumstances.(You possibly can proceed recording with out interruption.)

–When utilizing an SDHC reminiscence card: If the file exceeds Four GB

–When utilizing an SDXC reminiscence card: If the continual recording time exceeds Three hours and Four minutes or If the file exceeds 96 GB

  • The utmost obtainable steady recording- When the ambient temperature is excessive or steady recording is carried out, the digital camera might cease the recording to guard itself. Wait till the digital camera cools down.

*2For [4K] video output, use an HDMI cable that has the HDMI emblem on it, and that’s described as”4K appropriate”.

*3  4:2:Zero 8-bit recording on an SD Reminiscence Card.

  1. Quite a lot of options to boost photographic expertise

Submit Focus / Focus Stacking

The LUMIX G95 additionally comes with a Submit Focus operate to pick out the in-focus space even after taking pictures. That is useful in conditions like macro taking pictures the place strict focusing is required or for altering expressions by altering the centered topic. This operate was developed by combining the high-speed, high-precision DFD (Depth From Defocus) auto focus know-how and 4K know-how. The Focus Stacking operate permits customers to regulate the depth of area after taking pictures by combining a number of pictures shot with the Submit Focus operate within the digital camera. Customers don’t must focus strictly whereas taking pictures as they’ll receive the picture with the defocus stage that they need or pan-focus the picture by merely deciding on the main focus space after taking pictures. That is useful when taking pictures macro pictures of bugs, small equipment, and extra.

L.Monochrome D in Picture Model

L.Monochrome D mode is newly added to Picture Model, making it potential to shoot dynamic monochrome images with emphasised highlights and shadows whereas preserving the small print. All three monochrome modes – Monochrome, L.Monochrome and L.Monochrome D – enable the consumer to regulate the grain impact between Excessive/Commonplace/Low for extra inventive monochrome photograph taking pictures.

Publicity / WB / Focus / Aperture Bracket

In LUMIX G95, Focus Bracket and Aperture Bracket are additions to standard Publicity Bracket and WB Brackets for customers to decide on their finest pictures later. In Focus Bracket, a most of 999 pictures might be shot with totally different focus factors. The Aperture Bracket lets customers have a number of pictures with totally different depth of area.

Stay View Composite Recording

The digital camera releases the shutter at designated intervals of publicity time and synthesizes the components with excessive luminosity to supply a single image. Whereas the entire brightness of every consecutive picture is gathered in bulb taking pictures, solely the goal topic and the brilliant components of a picture are detected, and the consumer can synthesize them fastidiously whereas seeing the photograph in dwell view. That is helpful for capturing pictures of fireworks or stars within the night time sky the place the background wants no gain-increase.

  1. Different options

Bluetooth 4.2 and Wi-Fi 2.4GHz (IEEE802.11b/g/n)

The LUMIX G95 integrates Bluetooth and Wi-Fi® connectivity to supply a extra versatile taking pictures expertise and simply share pictures immediately. As soon as the digital camera is related to a smartphone or pill put in with Panasonic’s devoted software software program the Panasonic Picture App for iOS / Android, customers can shoot, browse and share pictures remotely. Compatibility with Bluetooth 4.2 (known as BLE: Bluetooth Low Vitality) permits fixed reference to a smartphone/pill with minimal energy consumption. This permits the digital camera to activate by merely utilizing a smartphone/pill or so as to add a GPS geotag on the images routinely.

AC/USB Energy Charging

The digital camera’s battery might be recharged both by way of AC or USB based on the consumer’s comfort.

Energy Saving LVF

The LUMIX G95 newly incorporates a power-saving operate. To protect energy, the digital camera routinely enters sleep mode in designated time (selectable amongst half of/3/5/10 seconds) after detecting the attention is off the attention sensor. Customers can rapidly return into taking pictures mode with a half-press of the shutter button. A protracted battery life of roughly 900* pictures per battery cost is achieved by this Energy Saving LVF.

* Underneath the check situations specified by Panasonic based mostly on CIPA customary. When the time to get within the sleep mode is ready to three sec.

Battery Grip DMW-BGG1 (bought individually)

The LUMIX G95 is appropriate with the newly launched Battery Grip DMW-BGG1.*1By utilizing two batteries, one within the digital camera and the opposite within the grip, the DMW-BGG1 extends battery life for longer-time taking pictures. It additionally makes gripping extra snug even in vertical angle taking pictures. The DMW-BGG1 completely matches the digital camera, boasting a rugged, splash/dust-resistant*2design.

*1 A battery pack is included in DMW-BGG1.

*2 Mud and Splash Resistant doesn’t assure that harm won’t happen if this digital camera is subjected to direct contact with mud and water.

The Lumix G95 will likely be obtainable at valued channel companions in Could for $1199.99

 

The LUMIX G 14-140mm* Telephoto Zoom Lens for Micro 4 Thirds System Undergoes Replace

LUMIX G VARIO 14-140mm* / F3.5-5.6 II ASPH. / POWER O.I.S. (H-FSA14140)

That includes a Splash/Mud-Resistant Rugged Design

*35mm digital camera equal: 28-280mm

 Newark, NJ (April 5, 2019) – Panasonic introduced in the present day that it has up to date the LUMIX G telephoto zoom lens based mostly on the Micro 4 Thirds system customary. Along with the versatile zoom vary from wide-angle to telephoto, the brand new LUMIX G VARIO 14-140mm / F3.5-5.6 II ASPH. / POWER O.I.S. (H-FSA14140) contains a splash/dust-resistant* building for heavy area use but retains its stylishly compact profile stays light-weight.

The Sensible zoom vary of 14-140mm (35mm digital camera equal: 28-280mm) fits a variety of taking pictures conditions. It will probably seize dynamic landscapes, convey topics up shut, or shoot spectacular portraits with fantastically defocused backgrounds.

Comprised of 14 components in 12 teams, the lens system options three aspherical lenses and two ED (Additional-low Dispersion) lenses to realize dramatic downsizing of the highly effective 10x optical zoom lens, whereas minimizing distortion and chromatic aberration.

The POWER O.I.S. (Optical Picture Stabilizer) successfully compensates for not solely small, quick actions, but in addition giant, gradual actions, making it simple to shoot tremendous clear pictures even in low-lit conditions at nighttime or indoors.

Incorporating an interior focus drive system and stepping motor, the brand new LUMIX G VARIO 14-140mm / F3.5-5.6 II ASPH. / POWER O.I.S. is able to easy, silent operation to work with the digital camera’s high-speed, high-precision distinction AF system for each photograph and video recording. It is usually appropriate with the sensor drive at max.240 fps to take most benefit of cameras with high-speed AF.

The LUMIX G VARIO 14-140mm / F3.5-5.6 II ASPH. / POWER O.I.S. (H-FSA14140) is constructed with a extremely dependable steel mount, and makes use of multi-coated lens components that reduce ghosts and flare. Seven blades give the aperture a rounded form that produces an attractively easy defocus impact in out-of-focus areas when taking pictures at bigger aperture settings.

*Mud and Splash Resistant doesn’t assure that harm won’t happen if this lens is subjected to direct contact with mud and water.

*Design and specs are topic to alter with out discover.

The LUMIX G VARIO 14-140mm will likely be obtainable at valued channel companions in Could for $599.99.

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