Panasonic has introduced its first full-frame L-Mount mirrorless cameras at Photokina 2018. The brand has announced Lumix S1 and S1R mirrorless camera that comes with a host of interesting features.
The company claims that both the cameras are world’s first to feature 4K recording at 60p/50p and dual IS image stabilization system. Panasonic will release the products in the global market next spring. Both the cameras come with 35mm full-frame image sensor and image processing engine. The Lumix S1R sports a 47-megapixel sensor, while the S1 comes with a 24-megapixel sensor.
Coming to Dual I.S. image stabilization, it basically enables to take handheld shots for dark or distant scenes that would previously have required a tripod or other equipment. The mirrorless cameras house dual slot for memory cards out of which one is used for XQD and one for SD memory cards. The devices feature rugged triaxial tilt LCD screen.
Interestingly, the company has announced a partnership with Leica and Sigma. The company has revealed that the new cameras can be used with Leica full-frame L-mount SL system. Panasonic will also expand its line-up of LUMIX S series compatible lenses, developing more than ten by 2020, including a 50 mm/F1.4 fixed-focus lens, 24-105 mm standard zoom lens, and 70-200 mm telephoto zoom lens.
For the LUMIX G series of Micro Four Thirds Digital Single Lens Mirrorless cameras, Panasonic will begin developing a Leica DG VARIO-SUMMILUX 10-25 mm F1.7 lens that will achieve better zoom with a constant aperture value of F1.7.