Panasonic has announced the launch of its new Digital Single Lens Mirrorless (DSLM) camera – Lumix GH5, which is capable of recording 4K video at 60/50 full frames per second. The camera also features has the ability to take 6K photo making for 18MP still images from ultra high-quality video, and nine times the pixel count of Full-HD. Lumix GH5 will be introduced to the global market in early 2017.
Panasonic created the world’s first Digital Single Lens Mirrorless camera DMC-G1, which was introduced in 2008. The company’s subsequent camera, the DMC-GH1 was able to capture the world’s first Full HD video recording in 2009. Panasonic DMC-GH4, that was launched in 2014 was the first camera to capture 4K video at 30p/25p. Panasonic LUMIX GH5 allows users to cut a still image out of 18MP video. Also, approx 8MP 4K photo can be captured at 60 fps.
Panasonic recently introduced a Full-HD camera ahead of the wedding season in the country. Panasonic’s model HC-PV100 is particularly designed for the wedding photography market. “Indian weddings represent the colourful culture of India and deserve to be captured in the most beautiful way. Hence, there was no better place to globally launch our new wedding camera,” said Head of Imagining Business Group of Panasonic, Yosuke Yamane.
Panasonic HV-PV100 comes with a 1/3.1-inch BSI MOS sensor with a f/1.8-f/3.6 aperture. The camera features a 3-inch LCD (460K) and a 5-axis hybrid O.I.S with a level shot function. The camera has a 20x optical zoom and is also equipped with a dual SD card slot that allows the photographer to switch cards while shooting.