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Panasonic S1R Officially Announced, $3699 body-only, 47.3MP, 9fps

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Panasonic officially announces Lumix S1R full-frame mirrorless camera.  The 47.3MP S1R would be the higher resolution camera of the two new Panasonic S-series cameras.

The S1 and S1R use the L-mount standard, introduced first by Leica and now developed in collaboration with Panasonic and Sigma. Both cameras offer robust weather-resistance and in-body 5-axis image stabilization that will work in combination with Lumix lenses equipped with optical stabilization.

Panasonic S1R offers a High Resolution multi-shot mode and creates 187MP files compared to 96MP from the S1. Full-resolution burst shooting with AFS is available at up to 9 fps; with continuous autofocus the maximum rate drops to 6 fps. Panasonic’s 6K Photo mode provides extraction of 18MP stills from 30 fps bursts, and 4K Photo offers 8MP stills from 60 fps bursts.

Panasonic S1R uses the latest generation of Panasonic’s contrast-based DFD (Depth From Defocus) autofocus system. The S1R provides a market-leading 5.76M-dot OLED electronic viewfinder, with 60 fps or 120 fps selectable refresh rate. It’s also equipped with a 3.0″ 2.1M-dot touch screen that tilts on three axes. The camera also provides a top panel status LCD.

The Panasonic Lumix DC-S1R will be available in early April for $3699 body-only or $4599 with the new 24-105mm F4.

Panasonic S1R Specifications

Sensor : 47.3-megapixel 35mm CMOS
ISO : Auto, 100-25600, expandable to 50-51200
AF System : Contrast Detection with DFD and AI subject recognition: Auto Detection (Face, Eye, Body, Animal) / Tracking / 225-Area / Zone (Vertical/Horizontal) / Zone (Square) / Zone (Oval) / 1-Area+ / 1-Area / Pinpoint / Custom 1, 2, 3 (Full area touch is available) (Scalable AF frame size and flexible AF position)
Video : 4K UHD up to 3840×2160 (60p/30p/24p)
Shutter speed : 1/16000 – 60 sec
Continuous Shooting Speed : 9.0 frames per second
Connectivity : Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Dimensions : 5.9 x 4.3 x 3.8 in. (149 x 110 x 97 mm)
Weight : 36.0 oz (1,020 g) includes batteries

Panasonic Lumix DC-S1R Full Specification

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