Targeting new age videographers and photographers who are willing to join 4K revolution, Japanese tech giant Panasonic today launched an all new mirrorless Lumix G7 and G85 digital single lens camera in India.
The Lumix G85 features a rugged, splash and dustproof design. The Lumix-G7, weighing 360 grams (only body) has been designed to ensure a seamless editing for the YouTubers, upcoming filmmakers and videographers. This model is capable of recording smooth high resolution video despite its high mobility.
The camera models will be available at all Panasonic stores across the country. The Lumix G85 will be available at a price of Rs 72,990 and the Lumix G7 will be available at Rs 53,990. The Lumix G7 also, comes with dual kit option of 1442 mm + 45150 mm at Rs 58,990.
The G85 integrates an OLED LVF (Live View Finder) with 2360K-dot high resolution in approx. 1.48x / 0.74x (35mm camera equivalent) magnification capability. The free-angle 3.0-inch large, approx. 1040K-dot touch-control monitor with approx.100 per cent field of view makes shooting in high and low angles easier.
The G85 has 16MP Digital Live MOS sensor without Low Pass filter and is capable to record smooth, high-resolution 4K video in 3840x2160 at 30p / 25p (50Hz Area) 30p (60Hz Area) or 24p in MP4. The LUMIX G85 is also capable of real-time image output to the external monitor/recorder via HDMI simultaneously while recording video.
The camera also contains other features like RAW data development in camera, multiple exposure, time lapse shot / stop motion animation.
The Lumix G7 is capable of recording smooth, high-resolution QFHD 4K video in 3840x2160 at 25p (50Hz) or 24p in MP4. Taking advantage of 4K video recording performance, users can capture the fleeting photo opportunities at 30 fps in 8MP equivalent resolution. The DMC-G7 integrates a 16MP Digital Live MOS sensor that achieves both higher resolution and higher sensitivity image recording with minimum noise.
To further enhance the controllability, the Lumix G7 comes with a drive mode dial in addition to the front/rear dials for the first time among all LUMIX G cameras. The drive mode dial enables activating 4K photo mode quickly. The camera also possesses other features like easy wireless connectivity via Wi-Fi with smartphones, 3.5mm microphone socket, focus peaking, creative control with 22 filters, time lapse shot / stop motion animation.
“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,” said Gaurav Ghavri, Product Head, Digital Imaging, Panasonic India.