The Panasonic Lumix S5 is a brand new full-frame mirrorless camera that the company has launched and will be available from mid-September. It is a new “hybrid” camera in the S-series that is known to provide equally good performance for still and video work. The Lumix S5 has a wide range of ISO sensitivities, 5-axis in-body stabilization (IBIS) and enhanced video features such as 4K 10-bit video recording support. There’s also a new autofocus system that supports real-time eye, face, head and body detection for stills and video.
Price and availability of Panasonic Lumix S5
The Panasonic Lumix S5 will be available for শরীরের 2,000 (approximately Rs. 1,46,300) for body only and $ 2,300 (approximately Rs. 1,68,260) with 20-60mm kit lens from mid-September.
Panasonic Lumix S5 Specification
The Panasonic Lumix S5 uses a complete die-cast magnesium alloy body that is resistant to splash and dust. It has a 24.2-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor with dual native ISO sensitivity. The native ISO range is 100-51,200, which can be extended. The camera can shoot burst shots up to 7fps or you can take 6K pictures from a small 30fps video clip. It has a 5-axis IBIS that promises up to 6.5 stops of stability.
The Panasonic Lumix S5 features a 3-inch, fully articulated rear LCD touchscreen, with an electronic viewfinder with a 2.36 million dot resolution. It can shoot 4K 60fps 4: 2: 0 10 bit video internally and 4K 30fps 4: 2: 2 10-bit video internally. On HDMI-out, the Lumix S5 4K can capture 60fps 4: 2: 2 10-bit video.
The camera also has other video modes like Slow and Quick, which shoots slow motion video at 4K 60fps or 1080p 180fps. It has support for V-Log, V-Gamut, HLG workflows. Panasonic says a future firmware update (expected by the end of 2020) will enable movie 4K recording and RAW video output on external recorders.
A variety of video recording support functions such as vector scope display, master pedestal adjustment and SS / gain operation are also available.
The Panasonic Lumix S5 has two SD card slots, one of which has support for UHS-II speeds. It has built-in dual-band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.2. Battery life is rated as 470 shots per charge and can be charged via USB Type-C.
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