Panasonic has expanded its presence on the planet of compact digital cameras by launching the mirrorless, interchangeable lens-supported Lumix GX9 and superzoom Lumix ZS200. Both the brand new digicam fashions will go on sale within the US in March. The value for the Panasonic Lumix GX9 is ready at $999 (roughly Rs. 64,070) with a 12-60mm f/Three.5-5.6 package lens, whereas the Lumix ZS200 shall be out there at $799.99 (roughly Rs. 51,300).
Between the brand new fashions, the Panasonic Lumix GX9 is designed because the successor of the Lumix GX8 that was launched again in 2015 with developments resembling 4K video recording help and optical picture stabilisation (OIS). The new mannequin does have the identical developments however at a cheaper price than the unique value of the GX8 that was introduced at $1,199 (roughly Rs. 76,900). Design-wise, the Lumix GX9 seems to be much like the GX85 that was launched in 2016. The digicam sports activities a 20.Three-megapixel Live MOS picture sensor, an identical to the Lumix GX8 however sans a low-pass filter, that’s powered by the newest Venus Engine. The newest picture processor is touted to make the brand new Lumix digicam able to supporting 4K video recording at 24 and 30fps body charge choices. You can moreover shoot full-HD (1080p) movies at as much as 60fps. Also, there’s Panasonic’s in-house five-axis “dual” picture stabilisation system that comes into power with appropriate lenses.
Panasonic has supplied a distinction AF “Depth from Defocus” system on the Lumix GX9 that permits face and eye detection. The digicam has 6fps burst capturing help with steady AF (AF-C) and 9fps possibility particularly when switched to the single-shot AF (AF-S) mode. Further, you should utilize the 4K Photo mode to shoot at 30fps body charge at a decrease, Eight-megapixel decision. The digicam comes with a preloaded Auto Marking characteristic that’s claimed to determine the body that’s most completely different from others within the file to scale back the time consumed in selecting the most effective particular person shot from the majority. Similarly, there’s a Post Focus mode to allow you to change the main focus in your current photographs. The digicam additionally has a Monochrome capturing mode for an enhanced movie producing expertise.
To give immediate outcomes, the Lumix GX9 contains a Three-inch 1.24M-dot touchscreen monitor. A tilting digital viewfinder can also be out there with 2.67M-dot decision. The digicam has a redesigned shutter mechanism over the earlier Lumix fashions that helps electromagnetic drive. On the wi-fi connectivity entrance, there are each Wi-Fi and Bluetooth choices. The digicam additionally has a built-in Xenon flash.
Coming to the Panasonic Lumix ZS200, which is the corporate’s latest superzoom mannequin – succeeding the beforehand launched Lumix ZS100. It has 15x optical zoom-supported Leica lens with a 35mm equal of 24-360mm focal size. The lens has f/Three.Three-6.four aperture velocity, which is slower than the f/2.Eight-5.9 aperture velocity of the Lumix ZS100, and helps macro focusing at a distance of 3cm. Below the brand new lens, there’s a 1-inch, 20.1-megapixel BSI CMOS sensor. The digicam has a built-in flash and comes with options resembling an up to date 4K Photo mode and “Depth from Defocus” AF mode. Plus, you’ll have the 10fps burst capturing possibility when utilizing the AF-S mode or 6fps burst on the AF-C mode.
If you need the Lumix ZS200 for recording movies, you’ll get 4K help in quite a lot of body charge choices, together with 24fps, 25fps, and 30fps. The digicam moreover provides five-axis in-body picture stabilisation.
Moreover, the Panasonic Lumix ZS200 contains a 2.33M-dot stay viewfinder with zero.53x equal magnification and a Three-inch touchscreen monitor. There are additionally Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity choices and USB charging help.
Details in regards to the value and availability of the Panasonic Lumix GX9 and Lumix ZS200 in India are but to emerge.
Adapted From: Gadgets360