Initially unveiled at CES 2018 in Las Vegas, Panasonic is now bringing its newest video-focused mirrorless digicam, the Lumix GH5S to the Center East.
If the great video specification of the Lumix GH5 is not fairly sufficient to fulfill your wants, then the GH5S might be for you.
Designed primarily for skilled filmmakers, Panasonic believes that the Lumix GH5S will ship the highest-ever video picture high quality seen in a Lumix digicam.
For the Lumix GH5S, Panasonic has ditched the 20.3MP Micro 4 Thirds Dwell MOS sensor discovered within the GH5 and changed it with an all-new 10.2MP sensor. This has allowed Panasonic to enhance on the utmost ISO of 25,600 on the GH5, with an ISO ceiling of 51,200 within the GH5S.
To scale back the chance of background picture noise in low-light circumstances, Panasonic has additionally included its Twin Native ISO Expertise – we’ll convey you extra element on this when we now have it.
The Lumix GH5S additionally provides these capturing stills the choice to shoot 14-bit uncooked recordsdata, whereas the newly developed multi-aspect sensor gives enough margin to get the identical angle of view in four:three, 17:9, 16:9, and three:2 facet ratios.
Cinema 4K at 60/50p
Whereas the Lumix GH5 was the primary mirrorless digicam able to capturing 4K footage at as much as 60/50p, the Lumix GH5S takes this one step additional and shoots at a world-first 4K 60/50p recording in Cinema 4K (4096 x 2160).
That is simply a part of the story, because the GH5S is able to inner four:2:2 10-bit recording, which ought to ship even stronger colour copy, whereas V-Log now comes pre-installed on the digicam – one thing that was a further price on the GH5.
You may file each Full HD and 4K video for so long as you need – there isn’t any time restrict, whereas the Lumix GH5S complies with 4K HDR video with Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG) mode in Picture Model. The GH5S additionally data four:2:2 10-bit 400Mbps All-Intra in 4K (at 30p/25p/24p) and Cinema 4K (24p) and 200Mbps All-Intra in Full HD.
The Lumix GH5S can also be suitable with Timecode In/out, making it simple to synchronize a number of suitable gadgets when filming, for pain-free post-production enhancing. A bundled coaxial cable for a BNC terminal connects to the flash sync terminal of the digicam, permitting the digicam for use as a Timecode generator for different GH5S cameras camcorders.
Design and operation
Other than a flash of purple around the collar of the mode dials on the highest of the digicam, and a purple file button (and naturally the ‘S’ designation on the entrance), the design of the Lumix GH5S is unchanged from the GH5.
This implies it additionally will get the identical magnesium alloy full die-cast entrance and rear body, whereas it is also dust-proof, splash-proof, and freeze-proof right down to -10C. Just like the GH5, it is geared up with twin SD reminiscence card slots, suitable with UHS-II and Video Pace Class 60 SDXC playing cards, whereas there is a HDMI Kind A terminal as properly.
There’s additionally the identical digital viewfinder, with a big magnification ratio of zero.76x (35mm digicam equal) that delivers a clean show at 120fps, and a three.2-inch vari-angle touchscreen with a three,680Okay-dot decision.
The Lumix GH5S additionally guarantees to make composition and capturing in poor mild that a lot simpler. Dwell View Increase will increase the sensitivity only for Dwell View, whereas there’s additionally an evening mode that contains a purple interface.
The autofocus system has additionally been tweaked over the GH5. The 225-area AF association stays the identical, however the GH5S can now focus in mild ranges as little as -5EV (on the GH5 it is -4EV).
So far as burst capturing speeds go, it matches the GH5’s high burst charge of 12fps (12-bit uncooked recordsdata in AFS). This drops right down to 8fps when you’re in steady AF (AFC), whereas when you’re capturing in 14-bit uncooked it is 11fps (AFS) and 7fps (AFC).
The Panasonic Lumix GH5S will probably be out there from the top of March priced at AED 9,899 (physique solely). Panasonic will probably be bundling a 64GB SD card for shoppers pre-ordering the digicam.
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