Panasonic LUMIX G9II mirrorless camera launched in India

Panasonic has launched LUMIX G9II, the latest addition to its flagship G Series of digital mirrorless cameras, in India. It has a 25.2MP Live MOS Sensor paired with a new engine and is promised to deliver high-resolution images in outstanding quality with rich color tones.

It features pre-burst shooting, 100MP handheld high-resolution mode on Raw & JPEG, real-time LUT, and a new imaging engine for a fast and accurate Auto Focus to capture superior quality images/videos.

The PDAF technology on the LUMIX G9II ensures precise auto-focus and swift tracking of rapidly moving subjects. Additionally, the camera offers a burst shooting capability of 60 fps in AFC mode and 75 fps in AFS mode, complemented by pre-burst recording that initiates before the shutter release.

Panasonic LUMIX G9II Specifications
  • Type: Digital Single Lens Mirrorless camera
  • 26.52MP Live MOS sensor
  • Still Image: JPEG (DCF, Exif 2.31), RAW; sRGB, AdobeRGB color space
  • Motion Picture: MOV: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, H.265/HEVC, Apple ProRes
    MP4: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, H.265/HEVC; Frequency: 59.94Hz / 50.00Hz / 24.00Hz
  • Phase Hybrid Auto Focus
  • Fast and accurate Auto Focus for Different
    Subjects. (Animal Eye/Body Detection/
    Car/Motorcycle Detection)
  • Burst Shooting: 60FPS/AFC, 75FPS AFS
  • C4K/4K 120p/ loop FHD/280p
  • 8-stop B.I.S. (Body Image Stabilizer)
  • 100MP Handheld High Res Mode on Raw &
  • Leica Monochrome Photo Style; Real Time Lut; Live View Composite; 13+ Stops V Log/Gamut
  • SSD Recording
  • OLED Live View Finder
  • USB Type-C (SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps (USB 3.2 Gen2)); HDMI; Wi-Fi; Bluetooth 5.0
  • Build-in microphone
  • Battery: Li-ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 2200mAh, 16Wh) (bundled)
Pricing and Availability

The Panasonic LUMIX G9II mirrorless camera is priced at Rs. 1,74,990, and a LUMIX G9II combo kit with a lens, including Leica DG VARIO-ELMARIT 12-60mm/F2.8-4.0 ASPH/ Power O.I.S costs Rs. 2,28,990.

It will be available across all Panasonic brand shops, Lumix Lounges, and dealer networks across India.

Commenting on the launch, Hardeep Sarna, Business Chief, Imaging Business Group, Panasonic Life Solutions India said,

Since the introduction of the first LUMIX G series camera in 2009, we’ve been breaking boundaries for digital mirrorless camera categories. The new LUMIX G9II is an extension of our tradition of innovation, advanced technology catering to the evolving needs of creative professionals and multimedia producers. It has been designed to deliver an unparalleled experience in the ecosystem. The LUMIX G9II is packed with features including Pre-Burst Shooting, 100MP Handheld High-Resolution Mode on Raw & JPEG, Real-Time LUT, and a new imaging engine for a fast and accurate Auto Focus to capture superior quality images/videos. Through this, we are hoping LUMIX G9II will contribute 10% to LUMIX category.

Fumiyasu Fujimori, Managing Director, PMIN, Panasonic Life Solutions India, said,

Our commitment towards delivering cutting-edge technology and innovation to imaging professionals and enthusiasts continues with the LUMIX G series. With the help of a new sensor, PDAF technology and an advanced imaging engine in the new LUMIX G9II, creative professionals will feel more empowered to capture breathtaking visuals and excel further in their storytelling. At Panasonic, we will continue to push the horizons of imaging to provide our consumers with the best of technology to support especially in the field of Wildlife, Sports and Events.