Panasonic Introduces the LUMIX GX7 Advanced Mirrorless Camera

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


Iddo Genuth
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