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Panasonic LUMIX G9 puts GH5 talents to still use

Panasonic LUMIX G9 puts GH5 talents to still use

Panasonic has a new flagship camera for its line-up, the Panasonic LUMIX G9, promising 20.3-megapixel photos and a hefty 80-megapixel High Resolution mode. The new LUMIX G9 takes on Sony's recent Alpha series announcements, with a weather-proof body and "dramatically improved" image stabilization built in. That means plenty borrowed from the LUMIX GH5, only with an emphasis on still photography.

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Panasonic Lumix G9 leaked with Leica 200 mm lens

Panasonic Lumix G9 leaked with Leica 200 mm lens

Smartphone cameras may be getting all sophisticated and powerful, but never underestimate what a fine-tuned digital camera can do. Panasonic is set to remind the photography world of exactly that in just less than two days when it final finally unveils a new Lumix G9 camera for more avid shooters. And it won’t be coming alone, of course, as it will be pulling along a new Leica DG Elmarit 200 mm f/2.8 lens that will enable to the camera to do its magic.

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Panasonic LUMIX FZ80 has 60x optical zoom and optical image stabilization

Panasonic LUMIX FZ80 has 60x optical zoom and optical image stabilization

Yet another Panasonic camera has been bestowed upon us, this model being the Lumix FZ80. The newest addition to Panasonic’s FZ series features the same Venus Engine found in today’s other two camera announcements, as well as a High Sensitivity MOS 18.1-megapixel sensor. Most notable, though, is the FZ80's massive 60x optical zoom, a 20 - 1200mm 35mm camera equivalent. To keep those ultra-zoomed photo sharp, the camera also features POWER Optical Image Stabilization.

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Panasonic LUMIX GX850 camera takes selfies to the next level

Panasonic LUMIX GX850 camera takes selfies to the next level

Panasonic has unveiled a second digital camera, the LUMIX GX850. This camera sports a sleek, somewhat classic design, though with modern trimmings like a 3-inch 1040K-dot display. The camera is designed to target photography enthusiasts, but also the younger generations in general: it has an increasingly common Self Shot mode for snapping up to 4K selfies, as well as a Beauty Retouch function.

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Panasonic LUMIX GH5 DSLM camera boasts unlimited 4K/60p recording

Panasonic LUMIX GH5 DSLM camera boasts unlimited 4K/60p recording

Panasonic has introduced a new flagship digital camera, the Lumix GH5 with support for recording 4K 60p/50p video and snapping up to 6K photos. This mirrorless camera has what Panasonic calls an ‘unimaginably small-sized body,’ something complemented by the Digital LIVE MOS Sensor with a 25-percent greater pixel count relative to the GH4 model. The model also ditches the low-pass filter, among other things.

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Panasonic reveals lineup of four new LUMIX cameras

Panasonic reveals lineup of four new LUMIX cameras

There have been a whole slew of new cameras and accessories announced at Photokina 2016, and Panasonic is adding to that by announcing four new cameras of its own. These new devices are all part of the LUMIX series of cameras, and range from cameras that are still in development to ones that will be available later this year.

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 has a host of stabilizers for a steady shot

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 has a host of stabilizers for a steady shot

July last year, Panasonic unveiled the Lumix GX8, boasting of a new Dual Image Stabilizer, the first in a single lens mirrorless camera. Carrying on that tradition, the Lumix DMC-GX85 host the same stabilizers, combining the dual I.S. with the usual Optical Image Stabilizer (OIS) and even a Body Image Stabilizer (BIS) to deliver the steadiest shot, no matter the situation or lens used. Boasting of the same Contrast type AF and Venus processing engine, the GX85 crams all those latest features in a compact body and a price tag that won't scare off enthusiasts and hobbyists.

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Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GX8 brings dual stabilizers to DSLM line

Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GX8 brings dual stabilizers to DSLM line

Panasonic has just unveiled the latest flagship of its LUMIX G series, the DMC-GX8. Aside from obvious improvements from its GX7 predecessor, like the notable bump in megapixels, the GX8 also brings with it a key feature that no other G camera has gotten before. This digital single lens mirrorless (DSLM) camera boasts of dual Image Stablizaers (I.S.), combining the benefits of a stabilizer inside the body as well as inside the interchangeable lens, ensuring that you get a clean shot everytime, whether in wide angle mode or in telephoto shooting.

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Panasonic LUMIX FZ300 compact puts the spotlight on zoom

Panasonic LUMIX FZ300 compact puts the spotlight on zoom

Panasonic's other digital camera today goes down a notch from the all the highfalutin spec talk but still manages to run away a prize. The LUMIX DMC-FZ300 might not boast of the highest specs around, but that's ok, because it has the best that can be crammed into a wallet-friendly compact size. Make no mistake, however, to underestimate this rugged compact, as it can still boast of a few things, including a 24x powerful optical zoom and full support for capturing 4K content, both videos and stills.

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Panasonic Lumix CM1 camera runs Android, launches in US

Panasonic Lumix CM1 camera runs Android, launches in US

Panasonic has launched its Lumix DMC-CM1 hybrid camera in the United States, where it will be selling the device at its retailers and online. The CM1 is unique because of its different assembly of features — there’s a 1-inch camera sensor, for starters, as well as Android and an unlocked GSM smartphone capability, making this a mobile device and camera all-in-one, but in a way that is different from your typical smartphone. The 1-inch sensor in particular enables the camera to take higher quality images than typical mobile cameras.

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Panasonic reveals Lumix G7 with focus on 4K video and photos

Panasonic reveals Lumix G7 with focus on 4K video and photos

Panasonic has just announced the latest in its lineup of Micro Four Thirds DSLRs, the Lumix G7. At its base, the G7 is a mid-range shooter with a 16-megapixel sensor, an ISO of up to 25,600, a top shutter speed of 1/16,000, with a touchscreen on the back that tilts and swivels. But what really makes the camera stand out is a renewed focus on 4K, both in capturing video and photos.

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Panasonic LUMIX GF7 gives selfie lovers another camera choice

Panasonic LUMIX GF7 gives selfie lovers another camera choice

Despite the growing sophistication of smartphone cameras, camera makers are relentless in coming up with ways to sell their wares to the crowd. They primarily do this by combining some professional quality features and hardware inside very portable bodies. Sometimes, however, they also advertise some niche features to appeal to a very specific group, like Panasonic's new LUMIX GF7 that has just enough features that will make selfie lovers and casual digital photographers want to reach for this camera instead of their smartphone.

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