Panasonic has announced the Lumix DMC-GX85 mirrorless camera with a 16MP Live MOS sensor with no AA filter.
The new all-around Micro Four Thirds camera designed for photographers and videographers is a stripped down version of the GX8 model which features a redesigned shutter mechanism, and 5-axis Dual IS.
Panasonic claims the removal of the anti-aliasing filter boosts fine detail resolution by 10%, and an electromagnet-driven shutter mechanism aims to reduce blur from shutter shock. The sensor also affords a sensitivity range from ISO 200-25600 to suit working in a variety of lighting conditions.
When considering the video features of the GX85, the MFT camera supports recording UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) video with either 30p or 24p frames rates at 100 Mbps in the MP4 format. Full HD 1080p/60 is also supported, in both MP4 and AVCHD formats, as well as HD and SD resolutions.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 Officially Announced
Panasonic’s new GX85 also include an integrated 2.76m-dot electronic viewfinder offers a bright, clear eye-level means for composing images, and features a 0.7x effective magnification. The 3.0″ 1.04m-dot rear OLED monitor has a tilting design to support viewing from a variety of angles. Built-in Wi-Fi connectivity allows for wireless image sharing and remote camera control from linked smartphones and tablets.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 Price and Availability
The Panasonic GX85 will start shipping by the end of May for $799.99 with a 12-32mm F3.5-5.6 collapsible kit zoom.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 specifications
- 16MP Live MOS Sensor
- Micro Four Thirds System
- 2.76m-Dot 0.7x Electronic Viewfinder
- 3.0″ 1.04m-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD
- UHD 4K Video Recording at 30/24 fps
- Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity
- ISO 25600 and 10 fps Shooting with AF-S
- DFD AF System, 4K Photo Modes
- 5-Axis Image Stabilization, Dual I.S.
- Lumix G Vario 12-32mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens