Panasonic officially launches the Lumix S1R and Lumix S1 in Newark
At lengthy final, the Lumix S1R and S1 have been officially launched! As reported earlier, the Lumix S1R and S1 are certainly 35mm full-frame cameras with 47.3MP (36 x 24 mm) and 24.2 MP resolutions respectively. Most of what we reported earlier does appear true (together with worth), however right here’s the options of the new cameras once more in element.
The Lumix S1R appears to be extra photography-centric, and encompasses a high-resolution mode that enables the digicam to do 187-megapixel high-precision photograph seize, and has a most ISO of 25,600. It comes with out low-pass filter for optimum decision, and makes use of a brand new high-speed Venus Engine picture processor for higher efficiency regardless of the larger decision.
Meanwhile, the S1 appears to be constructed with video use in thoughts, because it does full 4K 60p video, and 4K 30p/25p with full pixel readout. The S1 is able to 4:2:2 10-bit 4K 30p/25p inside video recording and 4K 60p HDMI output in addition to V-log with an extra software program improve key. This too has a high-resolution mode, however that solely produces 96-megapixel photographs. The digicam will go as much as a most ISO of 51,200, making it best for low mild conditions. HDR video recording can be out there for higher copy in each the highlights and shadows..
Both cameras will profit from the newest model of Panasonic’s Contrast AF system with DFD expertise which now makes use of AI to precisely acknowledge fast paced targets, making for higher monitoring even when the topics flip their backs to the digicam. Lens and sensor will talk at as much as 480fps, permitting the digicam to realize focus in as little as 0.08s. The new system will even be capable of receive focus in mild ranges as little as -6EV.
They will even combine an IBIS system that mixes with the Optical Image Stabilizer in chosen Lumix S Series lenses to surrender to 6 stops of shutter pace compensation for each stills and video. They will even include a brand new HLG Photo mode which provides photographs with wider dynamic vary as HSP information to be performed again on the newest HLG-compliant 4K TVs. Worth noting is that the cameras may have a quick flash sync pace of 1/320s – the quickest in business.
Local pricing and availability have but to be launched, however B&H has them up for pre-order now with the Lumix DC-S1R priced at US$3,697.99 (about S$5,000) and the Lumix DC-S1 at US$2,497.99 (about S$3,382). Both are physique solely costs. Expected availability in the US is 4th of April, so hopefully we’ll see the cameras right here by June.
Sources: Panasonic US, B&H Photo