Panasonic GX7 a compact size micro four thirds camera announcement confirmed as the camera is coming in August. A trusted source from 43R had a chance to test the upcoming GX7 camera. The first look to the GX7 is the image quality of the sensor beats any other micro four thirds camera to date.
The sensor of the new Panasonic GX7 isn’t multi-aspect and not organic. This will be the sensor expected to arrive in late 2014. The new sensor has 16 megapixels effective resolution and Panasonic managed to increase the single pixel area and Micro-lenses have been optimized. The Venus engine also improved.
The other featured of the GX7 as rumored before.
Panasonic GX7 Will Feature Best MFT Sensor To Date
The Panasonic Lumix DMC GX7 will also feature built-in image stabilization and viewfinder. The camera will also feature an autofocus assist light and a hot shoe mount, and a maximum shutter speed of 1/8000th of a second.
Panasonic GX7 Specs List
- 18-megapixel image sensor with 16 megapixels effective resolution like GH2
- On sensor stabilization
- Shutter speed up to 1/8000
- 5fps (4fps with continuous A)
- Focus capability in very dark conditions
- Tiltable 2,76 million dot EVF
- Tiltable 3 inch LCD with 1,04 million dots resolution
- Integrated WiFi and NFC
- Focus peaking
- Stereo Microphone
- Same video quality as the GH3
- Full black or black-silver color options
- Magnesium body
Panasonic GX7 Price Will Be Above $1000
The new GX7 camera will not be cheap and from trusted sources it is rumored that the price of the GX7 will be a little bit above $1,000. Even the Panasonic GX7 camera body only price may start from 1000 euro.
There will be also a kit version GX7 with the 14-42mm zoom lens or GX7 with the new 20mm pancake lens. The new Panasonic GX7 will be shipping in September.