Panasonic has announced two new full-frame mirrorless cameras. Both the Lumix S1 and S1R cameras come with a 35mm full-frame CMOS sensor and support HDR still photo mode (can be played back on HLG-compliant televisions). Additional highlights include 4K video recording (@60fps) with dual image stabilization, tiltable LCD display, contrast AD and depth-from-defocus tech. Read more to find about Panasonic Lumix S1R, Lumix S1 Full-frame Mirrorless Cameras Price in India, Specifications, and Features
Price and Availability
|Panasonic LUMIX S1 (body only)||$2,499 (approx Rs 1,78,580)|
|Panasonic LUMIX S1R (body only)||$3,699 (approx Rs 2,64,330)|
The Panasonic LUMIX S1 is priced at $2,499 (approx Rs 1,78,580) for body only unit. A kit with a 24-105mm lens costs $3,399 (approx Rs 2,42,890). Whereas the Panasonic LUMIX S1R body comes with a price tag of $3,699 (approx Rs 2,64,330). A kit with a 24-105mm lens costs $4,599 (approx Rs 3,28,640).
Additionally, 50mm f/1.4 S Pro is priced at $2,299 (approx Rs 1,64,285), the 70-200mm f/4 S Pro costs $1,699 (approx Rs 1,21,410) and the 24-105mm f/4 Macro is priced at $1,299 (approx Rs 92,825).
Specifications and Features
- Full-frame CMOS sensor
- Dual Image Stabilization
- 4K 60p video recording
- Bluetooth 4.2
- WiFi (2.4 + 5GHz)
The new mirrorless cameras are based on the L-Mount standard. It offers a well-balanced, large inner diameter and compact dimensions. Both the Panasonic LUMIX S1R and LUMIX S1 feature a Body Image Stabilizer that compensates for the hand-shake movement. The Dual I.S combines the Body I.S.(5-axis) and the O.I.S in the LUMIX S Series lenses.
Connectivity options include Bluetooth 4.2 and WiFi (2.4 + 5GHz). Apart from connection with smartphones, you can also copy and transmit settings a LUMIX S1R/S1 camera to other S1R/S1 cameras. This is pretty useful for those shooting on multiple S1R/S1 cameras.
The Panasonic Lumix S1R sports a 47.3-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor. It comes with a High-Resolution mode that allows 187-megapixel ultra-high precision photo shooting.
On the other hand, the Lumix S1 features a 24.2-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor. It is also aimed at professional video capture. The new camera can record smooth 4K 60p videos and enables full-pixel readout of signals. Additionally, a software upgrade key adds 4:2:2 10-bit 4K 30fps/25fps internal video recording and 4K 60fps HDMI output as well as V-Log.
What do you think of the specs and features of new Panasonic Lumix S1R/ S1? Which of the two mirrorless cameras will you pick up? Share your views with us in the comments section below.