Panasonic has announced the launch of new full-frame mirrorless series of cameras in India. The brand has introduced Lumix S1 and Lumix S1R in the country.
The Panasonic Lumix S1 is priced at Rs 199,990 for the body only, while with 24-105mm F4 lens, it is available for Rs 267,990. The Lumix S1R comes with a price tag of Rs 299,990 for the body and Rs 367,990 with a 24-105mm F4 lens.
Starting with the Lumix S1R, the mirrorless camera comes loaded with a 47.3-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor. The camera is equipped with a high-resolution mode through which it is able to achieve a 187-megapixel ultra-high precision photo with a pixel shift technology shooting. The Lumix S1, on the other hand, features a 24.2 megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor and it also features a high-resolution mode that enables a 96-megapixel ultra-high photo.
The new mirrorless cameras from Panasonic comes with a maximum AF speed of 480 fps. The company claims that with contrast AF and DFD technology, the cameras provide high-speed AF of approximately 0.08 seconds. Both the models feature high burst shooting at 9 fps (AFS) or 6 fps (AFC). The models are equipped with artificial intelligence to analyze images and the cameras can recognize and accurately focus on the subject even if it is facing away. AI technology can recognize not only the human body but animals and birds.
The Lumix S1 and Lumix S1R feature the largest Live View Finder with a high 5,760k-dot resolution. Then there is 0.78x magnification ratio, which can be switched to 0.7x or 0.74x according to the shooting situation. The company has introduced three new L-Mount interchangeable lenses with the new models including Lumix S Pro 50mm F1.4 (S-X50), Lumix S Pro 70-200mm F4 O.I.S. (S-R70200) and Lumix S 24-105mm F4 macro O.I.S. (S-R24105).
The new models feature rugged design and the main structure is made of magnesium alloy. Both the models are water, dust and freeze resistant. The models are loaded with a 7. 4-V 3,050 mAh high-capacity battery can be quickly charged via USB PD using the bundled USB3.1 Type-C cable which also ensures high-speed data transfer.