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Panasonic LUMIX S Series – Full-frame Mirrorless Cameras

LUMIX S

Panasonic is proud to announce their first ever full-frame mirrorless cameras – Lumix S Series!

The two models released – S1 and S1R feature a 35mm full-frame CMOS sensor and they are both based on the L-Mount standard.

The highlights of the new series is high-resolution image quality, advanced AF system with high precision, and high-speed focus. It uses the new Venus Engine that enables you to capture your subject in sharp focus without fail.

The video performance is 4K 60p/50p for both cameras and the body is designed for heavy-duty use, sturdiness, and expandability.

Lumix S1

LUMIX S1

This is perfect for professional videographers. There is no limit on the 4K 30p recording time, and when shooting 4k 60p, there is a 30 minutes limit.

Specifications

  • 24.2MP full-frame CMOS sensor
  • Depth from Defocus contrast-detect AF system
  • 5-axis in-body ‘Dual IS’ system
  • Fully weather-sealed
  • 96MP ‘High Res’ mode
  • 6 fps bursts with continuous AF
  • 5.76M-dot EVF
  • Dual-hinged 2.1M-dot touchscreen LCD
  • UHD 4K/60p video capture (1.5x crop); Oversampled 4K/30p with no crop
  • 10-bit HLG built-in, optional 4:2:2 V-Log
  • One XQD and one SD card slot
  • 380 shots/charge using LCD
  • USB charging, including from laptop/tablet chargers and portable power banks

Lumix S1R

LUMIX S1R

This model is engineered to give you the highest level of resolution – 47.3MP. For the first time in a mirrorless camera, it features a High-Resolution mode wherein you can enable 187MP for ultra-high precision photo shooting. That’s massive!

Specifications

  • 47.3MP full-frame CMOS sensor
  • Depth from Defocus contrast-detect AF system
  • 5-axis in-body ‘Dual IS’ system
  • Fully weather-sealed
  • 187MP ‘High Res’ mode
  • 6 fps bursts with continuous AF
  • 5.76M-dot EVF
  • Dual-hinged 2.1M-dot touchscreen LCD
  • UHD 4K/60p video capture with 1.09x crop and pixel binning
  • One XQD and one SD card slot
  • 360 shots/charge using LCD
  • USB charging, including from laptop/tablet chargers and portable power banks

Lenses

Panasonic also released 3 new lenses for the new mount type, perfect for both cameras. They worked together with Sigma and Leica to create the L-Mount in this new full-frame mirrorless camera series. Here are the first three lenses announced:

  • Panasonic Lumix S PRO 50mm F1.4 (S-X50) – a large-aperture fixed focal length lens
  • Panasonic Lumix S PRO 70-200mm F4 O.I.S. (S-R70200) – a telephoto zoom lens with a high-resolution even with the max zoom
  • Panasonic Lumix S 24-105mm F4 MACRO O.I.S. (S-R24105) – a standard zoom lens that is capable of macro shots and wide-angle to medium telephoto shots

More lenses are coming soon! They are developing the rest of the 10 lenses or more by 2020 to expand the options available for the L-Mount.

Stay tuned for updates about new underwater housings for the Lumix S1 and S1R!

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