Panasonic S1 & S1R FF Mirrorless Announced (4K60p, Dual IS, Dual Card Slots)

Panasonic has announced two new full frame mirrorless cameras at Photokina 2018. The new Panasonic FF cameras are the Panasonic S1 (24MP, 4K60p, Dual IS, Dual Card Slots) and Panasonic S1R (47MP, 4K60p, Dual IS, Dual Card Slots).

Below are top features:

  1. Capabilities with high definition and high level of expression achieved with the newly-developed 35 mm full-frame image sensor and image processing engine.

(Effective pixels: approximately 47M for the S1R and 24M for the S1)

  1. World’s first*1 support for 4K 60p video recording in a full-frame Digital Single Lens Mirrorless camera.
  2. World’s first*1 full-frame camera equipped with Dual I.S. (Image Stabilization), enabling handheld shots for dark or distant scenes that would previously have required a tripod or other equipment.
  3. A double slot for XQD memory cards and SD memory cards, the first for Panasonic; and a rugged triaxial tilt LCD, emphasizing ease of use and supporting professional photography and videography.
  4. Leica Camera’s L-Mount, making it possible to use interchangeable lenses that meet the L-Mount specifications of the partners*4 Leica Camera and Sigma. Expressiveness is further enhanced by increasing options for interchangeable lenses.

Release date for both S1 & S1R will be in early 2019. You can take a look at full press release here. … Continue reading


L-Mount Alliance between Leica Camera, Panasonic and Sigma

One day before the official launch of Photokina 2018, Leica Camera AG, Panasonic and Sigma announced a strategic partnership at the company’s press conference.

The “L-Mount Alliance” is an unprecedented way of working together and will be particularly beneficial to the customers of the three companies. It allows Panasonic and Sigma to use the L-mount standard developed by Leica for their own developments and thus also offer cameras and optics with this lens mount.

Through the joint efforts of the three partners, the alliance will significantly contribute to the importance of the L-Mount standard for the world of photography. … Continue reading


Panasonic Full Frame Mirrorless Camera Rumors Recap

Here is a big recap of the specifications and details of the upcoming Panasonic full frame cameras.

There will be two models and one of them will be a high-end and resolution and the other would be an entry-level product. Both cameras will feature in-body image stabilization (IBIS), 4K 60p video recording, dual card slots and the sensors manufactured by Panasonic.

The  release date is scheduled for March 2019. Sigma is also going to make L-mount lenses, adapters and even an L-mount mirrorless camera. Official announcement will be on September 25 ahead of Photokina 2018. Along with the Panasonic full frame cameras, three new full frame mirrorless L-mount lenses will also be announced. … Continue reading


Panasonic Full Frame Mirrorless Camera Rumors

Here are the first rumors about the  including release date and specs list.

Panasonic Full Frame Mirrorless Camera will be officially announced on September 25th, 2018, just ahead of Photokina. This might be a development announcement as the release date is scheduled for March 2019.

We currently know several information as the Panasonic’s new FF system will compete Nikon and Canon full-frame mirrorless cameras like Nikon Z7 and Canon EOS R. … Continue reading