The Panasonic Lumix S1 is one among our favourite cameras — in reality, we named it the greatest full-frame digital camera of 2019. In late Might, Panasonic revealed the S1H, which seemed to be a video-focused model of the S1, however the firm stored the main points of this new mirrorless digital camera secret till now. On August 27, Panasonic lastly introduced the S1H into the sunshine, revealing options each predicted and stunning.
Most significantly, we now know the Lumix S1H will price $4,000 and be obtainable on the finish of September. That’s greater than each the S1 and the 47-megapixel S1R, however the nonetheless photograph options seem like similar to these of the S1. That features a 24MP sensor, in-body stabilization system, 9-frames-per-second steady capturing pace, and 4K and 6K photograph modes. It additionally incorporates the identical 96-megapixel high-resolution mode.
So what do you get for the additional $1,500? Limitless recording as much as 6K decision in a 3:2 side ratio, or a barely lower-res 5.9K choice in the usual 16:9 ratio. Anamorphic 4:Three can also be obtainable. 10-bit 4:2:2 video might be recorded internally or externally over HDMI, whereas the V-Log profile comes customary, somewhat than being a paid add-on as it’s with the S1. The S1H may also document 10-bit 4K video at 60 frames per second — however solely in Tremendous 35 crop mode.
Curiously, the S1H does away with the high-speed XQD reminiscence card slot in favor of a second SD slot. The twin SD slots will nonetheless provide the entire identical choices from overflow to backup to splitting film and nonetheless photos, however that does imply the S1H will miss out on the potential for extraordinarily quick CFExpress help sooner or later.
The S1H isn’t the one new 6K digital camera on the town, nonetheless. Earlier this month, Blackmagic Design revealed the Pocket Cinema Digital camera 6K, which makes use of a smaller Tremendous 35 sensor however prices simply $2,500.
Alongside the S1H, Panasonic additionally introduced a brand new lens for the L-mount system, the S Professional 24-70mm F2.8, in addition to a second-generation 25mm F1.Four for its Micro 4 Thirds cameras. Appropriate with the Twin I.S. system of S-series cameras, the S Professional 24-70mm makes use of an optical stabilization system that mixes with sensor-shift stabilization for six.5 stops of shake discount, permitting you to shoot a lot slower shutter speeds than usually obtainable when handheld. It will likely be obtainable in October for $2,200.
The Leica DG Summilux 25mm F1.Four II appears to be a ruggedized model of the unique. It contains a splash- and dust-proof design and also will be obtainable in October, priced at $700.