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Panasonic unveils Lumix G7 and Lumix G85 mirrorless cameras

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Apr 10, 2018, 7:56 pm IST
Updated : Apr 11, 2018, 12:39 pm IST

The new Lumix G7 and G85 are lightweight cameras, and are equipped with 4K video recording and editing capabilities.

The Lumix G85 comes with a price tag of Rs 72,990.
 The Lumix G85 comes with a price tag of Rs 72,990.

Panasonic India has launched the new Lumix G85 and G7 in its Digital Single Lens Mirrorless (DSLM) category line-up. These lightweight cameras come equipped with 4K video recording and editing capabilities.

Lumix DMC- G85KGW-K:

The Lumix G85 comes in a rugged-design DSLM (Digital Single Lens Mirrorless) camera with a front structure composed of a magnesium alloy full diecast front frame. The G85 has splash/dustproof construction and is sealed from every joint, dial and button. It 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 helps in shooting under high and low angles easier.

The 16MP features Digital Live MOS sensor with new Venus Engine to capture high-resolution images in detail with high contrast, colour reproduction and max. ISO 25600 high sensitivity. The Lumix G85 is capable of recording of 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 a real-time image output to the external monitor/recorder via HDMI simultaneously while recording video.

The Lumix G85 incorporates the new 5-axis Dual I.S.(Image Stabiliser) which helps in effective blurring suppression of photos. A maximum of 150 frames in five seconds following a designated frame can be saved. In addition, the camera incorporates Light Composition function as a new option of 4K photo mode besides synthesising the images by choosing and saving brighter pixels.

A newly integrated Focus Stacking function enables users to adjust the depth of field after shooting by combining multiple images shot with the Post Focus function in the camera. The camera also enables 4K live cropping in a video recording that realises stable panning or zooming in video recording. The camera besides providing high-resolution images, it also contains other features like RAW data development in Camera, Multiple Exposure, Time Lapse Shot / Stop Motion Animation.

DMC G7Lumix DMC-G7KGW-K is priced at 53,990.

Lumix DMC- G7KGW-K:

The Lumix G7 is capable of recording high-resolution QFHD 4K video in 3840x2160 at 25p (50Hz) or 24p in MP4. With the advantage of 4K video recording, users can capture the short photo videos at 30 fps in 8MP equivalent resolution. The DMC-G7 integrates a 16MP Digital Live MOS sensor for higher resolution and sensitivity image recording with minimum noise. The image processor Venus Engine with quad core CPU lets high-speed signal processing resulting in 8fps(AFS) / 6fps(AFC) to capture fast moving subject in-focus. Integrating noise reduction systems, DMC-G7 enables shooting at max.ISO25600. Adopting a static-type touch control system, the 3-inch free-angle rear monitor with 1040K-dot high resolution features approx.100 per cent field of view.

Furthermore, the Lumix G7 comes with a drive mode dial in addition to the front/rear dials, which enables activating 4K photo mode quickly. The camera also possesses other features like wireless connectivity via Wi-Fi, 3.5mm microphone socket, Focus Peaking, Creative Control with 22 Filters, Time Lapse Shot / Stop Motion Animation.

The Lumix G85 comes with a price tag of Rs 72,990 and the Lumix G7 will be available at Rs 53,990. The Lumix G7 also comes with a dual kit option of 1442 mm + 45150 mm at Rs 58,990.

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