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Panasonic DC-LX100 II announced with 17MP multi-aspect sensor

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Panasonic has officially announced the DC-LX100 II (LX100M2) premium compact camera today. Panasonic’s premium 1.33inch sensor camera, with a new higher resolution touch-screen, and higher-resolution sensor.

The LX100 II features an updated grip, a new 17mp multi-aspect Four Thirds sensor (total 20mp, same sensor as found in the GX9), without an optical low-pass filter, a 3inch touch-screen, USB charging, and additional customisable function buttons.

The LX100 II has the same (excellent) 24-75mm equivalent F1.7-2.8 lens, which features five aspherical and two ED elements, a minimum focus distance of 3cm (1.2″) and a leaf shutter. The design of the camera is almost identical, save for a ‘grippier’ grip and additional custom buttons. The LX100 II continues to offer the analog controls that made its predecessor so appealing.

The LX100 II price will be $999 in US. You can pre-order at AmazonB&H Photo Video

Panasonic DC-LX100 II officially announced

  • 17MP Four Thirds MOS Sensor
  • 24-75mm equivalent f/1.7-2.8 Leica lens, 9 blades
  • Optical image stabilisation
  • 3inch, 1240K dot touch-screen
  • EVF, 2760K dot, 0.73x magnification, eye-detection
  • Aperture / Shutter control dials
  • Exposure compensation dial (+/-3)
  • Manual Focus Assist / Focus peaking
  • 4K video recording, 4K photo priority mode (30fps)
  • Wi-Fi / Bluetooth
  • 11fps continuous shooting (max 33 images raw)
  • Dual-axis electronic level
  • 3cm macro focus
  • 22 filters, L. Monochrome, L. Monochrome D
  • USB charging