Panasonic India introduced the new Lumix G7 and G85 Digital Single Lens Mirrorless (DSLM) cameras. Both are equipped with 4K video recording & editing capabilities and are aimed at quality of videos for filming, YouTube and still photography.
The Panasonic Lumix G85 packs a rugged design that is splash and dustproof. It comes with an OLED LVF (Live View Finder) with 2360K-dot high resolution in approx. 1.48x / 0.74x magnification capability. It also has a Dual-Image Stabilization and Focus Stacking capacity that enables a user to adjust the depth of field. It features a free-angle 3.0-inch large, approx. 1040K-dot touch-control monitor with approx.100% Field of view along with a new 5-axis Dual I.S. The PanasonicG85 sports a 16-megapixel Digital Live MOS Sensor with the new Venus Engine for high-resolution images in detail with high contrast and max. ISO 25600 high sensitivity. It can also record 4K videos at 30p / 25p (50Hz Area) 30p (60Hz Area) or 24p in MP4.
The Lumix G7KGW-K comes with a 16-megapixel Digital Live MOS Sensor and image processor Venus Engine with quad-core CPU that lets high-speed signal processing resulting in 8 fps(AFS) / 6 fps(AFC). It can record QFHD 4K videos in 3840×2160 at 25p (50Hz) or 24p in MP4 and lets the users to shoot at max.ISO25600. The Lumix G7 comes with a drive mode dial in addition to the front/rear dials for the first time which enables activating 4K photo mode quickly.
The Lumix G85is priced at Rs. 72,990whiletheLumix G7costs Rs.53,990. The Lumix G7 also comes with a dual kit option of 1442 mm + 45150 mm at Rs. 58,990. Both of the cameras will be available at all Panasonic stores as well as the online platforms.
Commenting on the launch, Gaurav Ghavri, Product Head- Digital Imaging, Panasonic India, said:
The new LUMIX G7 and G85 targets the new-age videographers and photographers, who are upwardly mobile and are willing to join the 4K revolution. Designed for all DSLM professionals, these cameras are an answer to a professional, 4K photography and videography that ensures memories for life The compact form, packed with innovative technology with Dual-Image Stabilisation and Focus Stacking function that enables users to adjust the depth of field after shooting by combining multiple images shot with the Post Focus distinguishes them from the pack. Set to transform the DSLM segment, we see a huge potential for Lumix G series in India.