Panasonic announces that they will hold an online launch event for the new full-frame mirrorless camera that will be called LUMIX S5. Official announcement of the Panasonic S5 will be unveiled on Wednesday, September 2, 2020, at 14:00 UTC.
In addition, the Panasonic Lumix S5 mirrorless camera is already listed at B&H, and preorder will start at 10am ET, September 2. This Panasonic S5 is expected to be an entry level model and a smaller version of the Lumix DC-S1: $2,497.99 at Amazon, B&H, Adorama.
Panasonic Lumix S5 rumored specifications:
- Sensor: 24.2MP Full size CMOS
- Dust reduction: Sensor shift type
- Dynamic range: 14 steps + (V-Log)
- Still image: JPEG, RAW, HLG, 6K/4K photo
- Video: 4K59.94p/200Mbps (4:2:0 10bit LongGOP), 4K29.97p/150Mbps (4:2:2 10bit LongGOP)
- EVF: Organic EL, 2.36 million dots, Magnification 0.74 times, Eye point 20mm, 120fps
- Monitor: 3-inch liquid crystal 1.84 million dots, touch panel, free angle, 3:2
- AF: Contrast AF, DFD, face/pupil recognition, body recognition, animal recognition, -6 to 20EV
- Metering system: 1728 split multi-pattern metering, EV0-18
- ISO sensitivity: 50-204800
- Dual native ISO: Normal 100 and 640, V-LOG 640 and 4000, HLG 400-2500, Cinelike D2/V2 200 and 1250
- Image stabilization: Sensor shift type, 5-axis, 5-step effect (dual IS 6.5 steps, dual IS2 also supported)
- Shutter: 1/8000 sec-60 sec, electronic front curtain 1/2000 sec-60 sec, electronic 1/8000 sec-60 sec, silent mode available
- Continuous shooting: 7 frames/sec for AFS/MF, 5 frames/sec for AFC, 30 frames/sec for 6K photos, 60 frames/sec for 4K photos
- USB port: USB3.1 Gen1 Type-C
- HDMI terminal: MicroHDMI TypeD
- Mic terminal, headphone terminal, remote input, XLR (optional)
- Card slot: Dual, SD/SDHC/SDXC, slot 1 supports UHS-II
- Wi-Fi: 2.4G, 5G
- Bluetooth: v4.2
- Dustproof and splashproof
- Battery: Lithium-ion, 2200mAh
- Battery life: 440 (monitor), 470 (EVF), 1500 (EVF power save mode)
- Battery grip: DMW-BGS5 (optional)
- Size: 132.6×97.1×81.9mm
- Weight: 714g (including SD card battery), 630g (body only)
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