Panasonic India has announced two new Digital Single Lens Mirrorless(DSLM), Lumix G7 and G85. The two cameras are sighted to address the need for quality videos for filming, YouTube and still photography. These lightweight cameras come equipped with 4K video recording & editing capabilities.
Lumix DMC- G7KGW-K
The Lumix G7 is capable of recording smooth, high-resolution QFHD 4K video in 3840×2160 at 25fps (50Hz) or 24fps in MP4. The DMC-G7 integrates a 16-megapixel Digital Live MOS Sensor that achieves both higher resolution and higher sensitivity image recording with minimum noise. The 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 just in-focus. Integrating superior noise reduction systems, DMC-G7 enables shooting at max.ISO 25600. Adopting a static-type touch control system, the 3-inch free-angle rear monitor with 1040K-dot high resolution features approx.100% field of view.To further enhance the controllability, the Lumix G7 newly comes with a drive mode dial in addition to the front/rear dials for the first time among all LUMIX G cameras. The drive mode dial enables activating 4K photo mode quickly. The camera also possesses other features like 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.
Lumix DMC- G85KGW-K
The Lumix G85 features a rugged design securing from splash and dust. 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. The camera weighs around 435 gms (only body) it is handy to carry during travel, trekking, wildlife and adventure purposes.
The 16.0-megapixel Digital Live MOS Sensor without Low Pass filter and the new Venus Engine combine to achieve crisp, high-resolution images in detail with high contrast, intense color reproduction, and max. ISO 25600 high sensitivity. The LUMIX G85 is capable of recording 4K video in 3840×2160 at 30fps / 25fps (50Hz Area) 30fps (60Hz Area) or 24fps in MP4. The LUMIX G85 is also capable of a real-time image output to the external monitor/recorder via HDMI simultaneously while recording video. The LUMIX G85 incorporates the new 5-axis Dual I.S.(Image Stabilizer). A maximum of 150 frames in five seconds following a designated frame can be saved. Also, the camera incorporates Light Composition function as a new option of 4K PHOTO mode besides synthesizing the images by choosing and saving brighter pixels. This makes it possible to produce more luxurious, dramatic images of situations such as fireworks or night scenes inside the camera with ease.The integrated Focus Stacking function enables users to adjust the depth of field after shooting by combining multiple images shot with the Post Focus function in the camera. The camera also enables 4K live cropping in a video recording that realizes stable panning or zooming in video recording. In panning shots, the user can simply set the viewing angle to start and end with to get smooth panning without using any special equipment like a slider.
Price and Availability
The Lumix G85 will be available at a price of INR 72,990 and the Lumix G7 will be available at INR 53,990. The Lumix G7 also comes with a dual kit option of 1442 mm + 45150 mm at INR 58,990.
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