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Panasonic's Lumix S5 is a more compact full-frame mirrorless camera.

Panasonic’s Lumix S5 is a more compact full-frame mirrorless camera.

Panasonic entered the high end on its first release L mount Last year it was a full-frame mirrorless camera, but today we are announcing a more mainstream and versatile model. favorite $2,499 Lumix S1, The new S5 is built around a 24.2-megapixel full-frame sensor and is designed for both photo and video work.

The Lumix S5 is $500 cheaper and significantly smaller. This is a picture of the latest mirrorless camera from Panasonic. Micro Four Thirds based GH5 The left side is S1H focusing on video shooting, and the right side is S5.

Despite the huge difference in sensor size, the S5 is actually smaller than the GH5. However, Panasonic says a new camera for the GH line is also in development.

The S5 offers up to 51,200 ISOs for photography and 640 and 4,000 dual native ISOs reduce noise across the range. There is also in-body image stabilization that Panasonic claims suitable for speeds of up to 5 stops.

When shooting video, the camera can handle 4:2:0 10-bit 4K / 60fps video or 4:2:2 10-bit 4K / 30fps internal recording, with options for HDR and V-Log / V-Gamut capture there is. Panasonic claims that over 14 apertures of dynamic range are “substantially the same” as its proprietary cinema camera.

The S5 viewfinder is equipped with a 0.74x 2.36 million dot OLED viewfinder. The screen is a 3-inch 1.84-dot variable-angle LCD. It has two SD card slots, one is UHS-I and the other is UHS-II, which has a large capacity 2,200mAh battery that can be charged via USB-C. Panasonic has not officially rated it, but the body is splash/dust proof.

Lumix S5 will be available in mid-September. The body costs $1,999.99, the 20-60mm f/3.5-5.6 kit lens costs $2,299.99. Panasonic is also conducting a pre-order promotion with select Authorized Dealers by the end of the month when the free Sigma 45mm f/2.8 L mount lens is available.

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