Earlier today Panasonic introduced a new mirrorless camera and the successor to its popular LUMIX GX1 – the new LUMIX GX7. The official video above introduces the camera and some of its unique features.
Here is a list of some of the main specs of the new Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GX7:
- A brand new 16MP Live MOS sensor.
- Flip-up, 2.7M dot EVF.
- 3″ tilting LCD with 1.04 million dots.
- New Venus Engine 8 processor.
- 3 level focus peaking.
- In-body image stabilization (works Olympus and other 3’rd party as well).
- Max shutter speed of 1/8000 second.
- flash sync speed of 1/320th.
- Video: 1080 video at 60p/60i/24p (MP4 or AVCHD format).
- Built-in Wi-Fi with NFC technology.
- Magnesium-alloy body.
- Built-in pop-up flash.
- Both front and rear control dials.
- Large grip.
- Weight – 402 g (0.89 lb / 14.18 oz).
- Availability – September 30, 2013 (price -$1000 body only or $1100 with a 14-42mm lens – available for pre-order now at B&H).
This second official video called KYOTO was shot using the GX7
Alongside the GX7 Panasonic also announced a new lens in cooperation with Leica for micro 4/3 cameras – LEICA DG NOCTICRON 42.5mm/F1.2 – this ultra fast prime lens is also stabilized – making it the fastest AF stabilized lens ever. Price and availability of the new lens have yet to be announced.
The new LEICA DG NOCTICRON 42.5mm/F1.2