Panasonic India today launched the new Lumix G7 and G85 Digital Single Lens Mirrorless (DSLM) cameras. The company says that they are aimed at quality of videos for filming, YouTube and still photography. These come equipped with 4K video recording & editing capabilities.
The Panasonic Lumix G85 packs a rugged design that is splash and dustproof. It comes with Dual-Image Stabilization and Focus Stacking capacity that enables a user to adjust the depth of field after shooting by combining multiple images shot with the Post Focus function in the camera. It comes integrated with an OLED LVF (Live View Finder) with 2360K-dot high resolution in approx. 1.48x / 0.74x (35mm camera equivalent) magnification capability.
The free-angle 3.0-inch large, approx. 1040K-dot touch-control monitor with approx.100% Field of view which makes shooting in high and low angles easier. It packs a new 5-axis Dual I.S.(Image Stabilizer) The PanasonicG85 packs a 16-megapixel Digital Live MOS Sensor with the new Venus Engine combine to achieve crisp, high-resolution images in detail with high contrast and max. ISO 25600 high sensitivity.
It can record 4K videos at 30p / 25p (50Hz Area) 30p (60Hz Area) or 24p in MP4. It can also produce real-time output to the external monitor/recorder via HDMI simultaneously while recording video. Additional features include RAW data development in Camera, Multiple Exposure, Time Lapse Shot / Stop Motion Animation.
The Lumix G7KGW-K can record QFHD 4K videos in 3840×2160 at 25p (50Hz) or 24p in MP4. It comes with a 16-megapixel Digital Live MOS Sensor and image processor Venus Engine with quad-core CPU that lets high-speed signal processing resulting in 8 fps(AFS) / 6 fps(AFC) to capture fast moving subject in-focus. It lets users shoot at max.ISO25600.
The Lumix G7 comes with a drive mode dial in addition to the front/rear dials for the first time. The drive mode dial enables activating 4K photo mode quickly. Other features include easy wireless connectivity via Wi-Fi with smartphones, 3.5mm Microphone Socket, Focus Peaking, Creative Control with 22 Filters, Time Lapse Shot / Stop Motion Animation.
The Lumix G85 will be available at a price of Rs. 72,990 and the Lumix G7 costs Rs.53,990. The Lumix G7 also comes with a dual kit option of 1442 mm + 45150 mm at Rs. 58,990. Both of the cameras will be available at all Panasonic stores across the country.
Commenting on the launch, Gaurav Ghavri, Product Head- Digital Imaging, Panasonic India, said:
The new LUMIX G7 and G85 targets the new-age videographers and photographers, who are upwardly mobile and are willing to join the 4K revolution. Designed for all DSLM professionals, these cameras are an answer to a professional, 4K photography and videography that ensures memories for life The compact form, packed with innovative technology with Dual-Image Stabilisation and Focus Stacking function that enables users to adjust the depth of field after shooting by combining multiple images shot with the Post Focus distinguishes them from the pack. Set to transform the DSLM segment, we see a huge potential for Lumix G series in India.