Panasonic Lumix S5 Launched With 24MP Sensor, 5-Axis IBIS

Panasonic Lumix S5 has launched a new full-frame mirrorless camera. It comes with 5-axis in-body stabilization (IBIS) and 4K 10-bit video recording support. Read more to find about Panasonic Lumix S5 Price in India, Specifications, Features

Panasonic Lumix S5

Price and availability

Price (body-only)$2,000 (approx Rs 1,46,300)

The Panasonic Lumix S5 is priced at $2,000 (approx Rs 1,46,300) for just the body. With a 20-60mm kit lens, it costs $2,300 (approx Rs 1,68,260). It will be available in mid-September.

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Highlights and Features

  • Wide ISO sensitivity range
  • 5-axis in-body stabilization (IBIS)
  • Up to 7fps burst shots
  • 4K 10-bit video recording support
  • New autofocus system
  • 24.2MP full-frame CMOS sensor
  • Dual Native ISO sensitivity
  • Native ISO range of 100 – 51,200
  • 4K 60fps 4:2:0 10 bit video
  • 4K 30fps 4:2:2 10-bit video
  • Splash and dust resistant build
  • 3.0-inch LCD touchscreen
  • 2.36 million dot electronic viewfinder
  • Built-in dual-band Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • USB Type-C
  • Two SD card slots

The new ‘hybrid’ camera is said to offer equally good performance for stills and video work. The autofocus system supports real-time eye, face, head, and body detection for stills and video.

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The Panasonic Lumix S5 features a 24.2-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor with Dual Native ISO sensitivity and native ISO range of 100 – 51,200.

Users will be able to record 4K 60fps 4:2:0 10 bit video and 4K 30fps 4:2:2 10-bit video, both internally. Over HDMI-out, the camera allows you to capture 4K 60fps 4:2:2 10-bit video.

A future firmware update will enable Cinema 4K recording and RAW video output to external recorders. The battery is rated to offer 470 shots per charge.

The full-frame mirrorless camera comes with 5-axis IBIS (offers up to 6.5 stops of stabilization). You can shoot up to 7fps burst shots or you can extract 6K photos from a 30fps video clip.

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The Panasonic Lumix S5 features a splash and dust resistant build. It is made of a full die-cast magnesium alloy.

The new camera features a 3.0-inch fully articulating rear LCD touchscreen. There is also an electronic viewfinder with a 2.36 million dot resolution.

The Panasonic Lumix S5 also comes with a variety of video recording assist functions such as the Vector Scope Display, Master Pedestal Adjustment, and SS/Gain Operation.

The new camera features video modes like Slow&Quick (shoots slow-motion videos at 4K 60fps or 1080p 180fps) and supports V-Log, V-Gamut, HLG workflows.

Additional features include built-in dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, USB Type-C, and two SD card slots (one of them supports UHS-II speeds).

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