Japanese electronics maker Panasonic has confirmed that it is working on its new video-focused version of the full-frame mirrorless camera called the Lumix S1H. The new mirrorless camera’s prototype was showcased at an event in Los Angeles, USA. With the addition of the Lumix S1H, the company will be adding another product to its catalog and it will be the third camera in Panasonic’s new S1 series of full-frame mirrorless cameras. According to the company, the Lumix S1H would be unveiled globally at the Q3 2019.
Panasonic Lumix S1H price and availability
The Panasonic Lumix S1H has an estimated price of $4,000 (approximately Rs 2,77,680) and as mentioned above, it will be launching at the Q3 2019. Once the mirrorless camera from Panasonic is launched, it will be made globally available.
Panasonic Lumix S1H specifications and features
Panasonic Lumix S1H falls in a similar category as the Lumix S1 and the Lumix S1R professional, full-frame mirrorless cameras. According to the company, the Lumix S1H is the first interchangeable lens mirrorless camera which can shoot 6K videos at 24fps and 5.9K videos at 30fps with an aspect ratio of 16:9. The new video-focused mirrorless camera from Panasonic will also support video recording in multiple aspect ratio like 16:9 and anamorphic 4:3.
Other than that, the company has also said that the camera will be the first in the world to shoot 10-bit 4K and Cinema 4K video at 60fps. It also has a wide colour gamut and it compares against the Cinema VariCam cinema cameras. The new Lumix S1H is also capable of shooting V-Log/ V-Gamut with its wide and dynamic range of 14+ stops. Other than that, the upcoming camera from Panasonic will be able to record non-stop video (under the regular operating temperatures) till the memory card of the camera is full or till the battery depletes.
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Other than the details mentioned above, the company didn’t reveal much details about the Lumix S1H such as the ISO range, Card slots, sensor size etc. All the technical specifications and the details will be revealed by the company once it launches at the Q3 2019. Currently, Panasonic had showcased a prototype of the Lumix S1H at the Cine Gear Expo which was held at Paramount Studios, LA, USA. The event ran from May 30 to June 2.