First rumors started to surface for the Panasonic GH5 mirrorless camera.
During an interview with Mr.Tadokoro Yoshifumi from Panasonic at Mapcamera website, the company representative said that Panasonic could add 4K video at 60fps and 8K video recording capabilities into the GH4 replacement.
When it comes to the future of the Lumix GH series mirrorless cameras. The representative claimed that the Panasonic GH5 could capture 4K videos at 60fps and might record 8K videos.
Panasonic GH5 to Feature 8K Recording?
Panasonic GH4 was so popular in 2014 and gained “Gold Award” from Dpreview with a very high score of 85%. The Micro Four Thirds camera is capable of capturing 4K videos at a frame rate of up to 30fps.
The specs list for the Panasonic GH4 camera includes 16MP Live MOS sensor and Venus Engine IX processor with an enhanced fast and accurate Auto Focus (AF) system (approximately 0.07 seconds).
Panasonic GH5 is now rumored to be the GH4’s successor, the mirrorless camera with a Micro Four Thirds sensor is said to be capable of shooting 4K videos at 60fps and record 8K videos.
There is no detailed specifications or release date of the GH4 replacement camera. The upcoming GH5 has a long way to go before becoming official. Our expectation is that the Panasonic GH5 should arrive in 2015. Possible event could be the NAB Show in April, 2015. Stay tuned!