Product Highlights
  • 24.2 MP CMOS Sensor
  • Full-Frame Format
  • AFS 9 fps / AFC 6 fps Continuous Shooting
  • 100-51200 ISO Sensitivity
  • 4K 60p/50p / 4K 60 fps Full HD 180 fps Video
  • Tilting Touchscreen

Estimated Release Date: Apr 04, 2019

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Overview

Panasonic Lumix S1

The Lumix S1 is the entry-level model into the new S series of mirrorless cameras. Featuring a 24MP full-frame sensor with dual image stabilization, 4K 60p/50p video recording, dual card slot (XQD and SD). The Lumix S1 is the ideal choice for the hybrid photo/videographer.

The LUMIX S1 comes with a 24.2-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor (35.6mm x 23.8mm) that provides a wide dynamic range and excellent performance at high sensitivity in addition to a natural yet sharp image description thanks to sufficient light condensation per pixel. The LUMIX S1 supports professional use in videography by taking advantage of the stunning expression performance that a full-frame camera can offer. It records smooth 4K 60p video and enables full-pixel readout of signals in 4K 30p/25p to save truly beautiful footage. Furthermore, the LUMIX S1 will comply with 4:2:2 10-bit 4K 30p/25p internal video recording and 4K 60p HDMI output as well as V-Log, with a software upgrade key (to be sold separately) following soon in 2019.
 

Key Features:

  • Full Frame Sensor – 24.2-megapixel full-frame (35.6mm x 23.8mm) MOS sensor that provides a wide dynamic range and excellent performance at high sensitivity. (ISO 51200 Max sensitivity)
  • 4K HDR Video - 4K 60p/50p, 4K 24/30P unlimited recording, 4K60P 29:59 min limited recording. HDR Mode and Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG). V-Log with Internal 4:2:2 10-bit 4k30/24p (4K60p output only) available via optional software upgrade key.
  • 96MP Hight Resolution Mode – A sensor shift technology suitable for taking very high-resolution landscapes and fine art photos via tripod with toggleable motion correction capabilities
  • LVF and Monitor – 3.2” 2,100K-dot RGBW LCD monitor (3:2 aspect ratio) with triaxial tilt moving element, plus large 5,760k-dot high-resolution OLED eye viewfinder
  • Rugged Mirrorless Camera Design – Dust/splash*/freeze-resistant design withstands heavy field use under harsh conditions for high mobility

* Lens pictured not included.

Full-Frame Without Compromise.

With the Lumix S Series, Panasonic enters the full-frame mirrorless camera market. In a bold move, the S bodies feature the world’s first support for 4K 60p/50p video recording in a full-frame digital single lens mirrorless camera. Not stopping there, the S series is also the world’s first full-frame camera equipped with dual image stabilization. Check out all these features and more in Panasonic’s new Lumix S series.

Panasonic's long-awaited first full-frame Digital Single Lens Mirrorless cameras, with a 35mm full-frame CMOS sensor.

The new cameras are based on the L-Mount standard, which boasts a well-balanced, large inner diameter and compact dimensions for a flange focus to realize optimum size and performance as a mirrorless camera system. The LUMIX S Series aims for unprecedented image quality with high resolution, rich gradation and superior colour reproduction. A high-speed, high-precision AF system based on advanced control technology over the lens, the sensor, and the new Venus Engine enable the user to capture the target in sharp focus without fail. The LUMIX S Series also boasts industry-leading video recording performance (4K 60p/50p), intuitive control, a rugged design for heavy field use, durability, and expandability.

Panasonic’s advanced Contrast AF system with DFD technology has evolved through the development of numerous mirrorless cameras to make the AF system of the LUMIX S1R/S1 even more practical. It achieves not only the industry’s fastest level of focusing speed but also a tracking performance that is made possible by the adoption of advanced AI technology that accurately recognizes moving target subjects. The LUMIX S1R/S1 incorporates a Body I.S. (Image Stabilizer) to effectively compensate for the hand-shake movement. Combining the Body I.S.(5-axis) and the O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer, 2-axis) in the LUMIX S Series lenses, the Dual I.S. 2 boasts even more powerful compensates for virtually any types of blur. Equipped with a high-resolution Real View Finder, triaxial tilt rear monitor and high performance shutter unit with high durability, the rugged design LUMIX S1R/S1 provides the professional photographers with high reliability.

Drawing on the vast expertise of the L-Mount Alliance with Leica Camera and Sigma, various interchangeable lenses are available for the LUMIX S Series. On the other hand, the LUMIX PRO service has also launched to support professional work globally.

As a pioneer of the Digital Single Lens Mirrorless camera, Panasonic has pursued innovations in technology under the vision of “Changing Photography.” Crystallizing all these digital and optical technologies, Panasonic is committed to introducing an unparalleled full-frame camera system without compromise for professional photographers and videographers.

High Image Quality

Expand the Breadth of Your Expression

  • 24.2 MP
  • ISO 100-51200
  • Venus Engine
  • 6-stop 5-axis Dual I.S.
  • Precise 1/8000s 400k Shutter Life
  • 96MP High Res Mode

The LUMIX S1 employs a 24.2-megapixel CMOS sensor. The new Venus Engine, which is exclusively tuned for the full-frame camera, and its Multipixel Luminance Generation and Intelligent Detail Processing realize natural, high-resolution expression while suppressing colour moiré. Three-dimensional colour control improves the colour reproduction of both bright and shadow areas. This results in natural, true-to-life images from low to high sensitivity. Taking advantage of sufficient light condensation, the LUMIX S1 boasts a wide dynamic range and reproduces sharp images with exceptional clarity. Noise is minimized even when shot at maximum ISO 51200 high sensitivity. It is an ideal camera to use especially in low-light situations.

The HLG Photo mode is a whole new style of photo expression that Panasonic proposes. It provides a wider dynamic range to reproduce light and shadow with more natural contrast. The HLG Photos can also be produced as an HSP file with compressed high-brightness signals in stunning 8K resolution (7,680 x 4,320 in 16:9, with LUMIX S1R) or its full resolution (5,888 x 3,312, in 16:9, with LUMIX S1) in addition to JPEG/RAW files. It excels in the expression of lights, such as sparkling starlight or glaring sunlight. The user can playback these vibrant images on the latest Panasonic HLG-compliant 4KTV via HDMI cable connection or other HLG-compliant devices. It is also ideal for photo presentations by photographers.

An AR coating applied on the sensor of both LUMIX S1R/S1 minimizes ghost and flare even in backlighting. In combination with the high-quality LUMIX S Series lenses based on the L-Mount, this further enhances the potential of the camera.

Plus, the LUMIX S1R/S1 integrates the Body I.S. (Image Stabilizer) for powerful handshake correction. Panasonic developed an algorithm that precisely calculates shake information acquired not only from a gyrosensor, but also from the image sensor and accelerometer sensor. This enables more accurate shake detection and compensation, making it possible to use a 5.5-stop slower shutter speed. Combining the Body I.S. (5-axis) in the camera and the O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer, 2-axis) in the LUMIX S Series lens, the 5-axis Dual I.S. 2 compensates for larger movements that were conventionally uncontrollable. Maximizing both O.I.S and B.I.S. is highly beneficial in telephoto shots and in adverse situations, such as in low-light or with one-handed shooting with a 6-stop slower shutter speed. The 5-axis Dual I.S. 2 works for both photo and video recording, including 4K. The Body I.S. compensates for camera movement even when other L-Mount lenses without O.I.S. are used.


The high-precision shutter unit offers the highest shutter speed at a maximum 1/8000 second to capture spur-of-the-moment, fast moving subjects and to use a high-speed lens with a fully open aperture even outdoors for impressive defocusing. The external flash can be synchronized with the industry’s fastest shutter speed of a maximum 1/320 second.

Taking full advantage of its high-resolution sensor, the LUMIX S1R/S1 provides a High Resolution mode that faithfully reproduces precise details to be saved as beautiful, highly realistic RAW images. Eight consecutive images are automatically shot while shifting the sensor using the Body I.S. (Image Stabilizer) mechanism and synthesized into a 187-megapixel equivalent (16,736 x 11,168-pixel) image for LUMIX S1R and 96-megapixel equivalent (12,000 x 8,000-pixel) image for LUMIX S1 by the new Venus Engine, which boasts high-speed signal processing. This mode is suitable for taking natural landscapes or fine arts with delicate details. This magnificently high resolution photo is ideal for landscape photography of stationary subjects using a tripod. However, it can also be used in situations where moving subjects are included in the scene, by switching the sub mode.

High-Speed, High-Precision AF System

Fast, Accurate AF Together with Recognition Technology by AI

  • 0.08 sec DFDAF
  • -6 EV Low Light AF
  • -3 EV Low Contrast AF
  • Deep Learning Technology
  • AFS 9 fps / AFC 6 fps

Panasonic has achieved a high-speed AF with its advanced control technology over the major devices - lens, sensor and imaging engine. The lens and sensor communicate at a maximum 480 fps. Combining the Contrast AF with DFD technology, the LUMIX S1R/S1 realizes an ultra-high-speed, high-precision AF of approximately 0.08 sec. The LUMIX S1R/S1 also boasts high speed burst shooting at 9 fps (AFS) or 6 fps (AFC). With its high subject tracking performance, the LUMIX S1R/S1 never loses the target subject. As a camera that excels in low-light shooting, the LUMIX S1R/S1 boasts -6EV luminance detection performance with Low Light AF thanks to the higher sensitivity and optimized tuning of the sensor. The face/eye detection technology makes it possible to capture people in crisp focus, the Eye AF even detects the pupil of the eye and precisely focuses on it for impressive portrait shooting. The LUMIX S1R/S1 also incorporates advanced AI technology that detects specific subjects - humans and fast-moving animals, including dogs, cats and birds. The camera keeps tracking these subjects even when they turn their back to the camera.

For more continuous burst shooting, 6K PHOTO makes it possible to capture unmissable moments at 30 fps by extracting the frame with the best timing out of a 6K burst file (in 4:3 or 3:2 aspect ratio) to save as an approximate 18-megapixel equivalent high resolution photo.

The 4K PHOTO enables 60-fps high-speed captures in approximate 8-megapixel equivalent resolution. In 6K PHOTO /4K PHOTO, three exclusive modes can be chosen from depending on the situation; 6K Burst/4K Burst, 6K Burst (Start/Stop)/4K Burst (Start/Stop) and 6K Pre-burst/4K Pre-burst.

Users can choose the most suitable burst shooting mode in addition to the regular consecutive shooting mode in full resolution depending on the situation.

Operability from Ingenuity for Intuitive Control

Intuitive Interfaces for Instant Shooting

  • 5,760k Real ViewFinder / 0.005 sec Minimum Time Lag
  • 2,100k Triaxial Tilt LCD
  • Status LCD
  • Joystick with 8 Directions

The LVF (Live View Finder) is the key factor for completing the ultra-high-speed response of the camera. The LUMIX S1R/S1 has the largest level of Real View Finder which boasts the world’s highest 5,760k-dot resolution. The 0.78x magnification ratio can be switched to 0.7x or 0.74x according to the shooting situation. Adoption of a high-speed, high-precision OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) for the LVF achieves smooth display at 60 fps/120 fps (switchable) and high-speed response with minimum time lag of less than 0.005 sec as well as 10,000:1 high contrast for exceptional visibility. With minimum distortion and high optical performance, this Real View Finder provides a natural view as seen with the naked eye. It is always sharp and clear from the center all the way to the corners.

To make the camera just like a part of the photographer's body, the LUMIX S1R/S1 provides a firm grip, making it easy to hold for long periods.

The control buttons and dials are located based on an ergonomic study to enable the user to concentrate on shooting. The adoption of an 8-directional joystick and refined UI (User Interface) also supports quick operation during shooting. In addition, illuminated buttons can be of help in low-light situations. An operation lock lever prevents unintentional operation, and the user can choose which operation to lock.

The 2,100K-dot high resolution monitor in 3:2 aspect ratio has adopted a triaxial tilt moving element to secure both durability and operational ease. It also has a touch control system.

Live View Boost is another practical feature that makes it possible to check the composition even in total darkness by boosting the sensitivity just for live view. It also incorporates a night mode that provides mild backlighting. It lets the user watch the subject comfortably even after viewing the monitor in a dark situation for a long time.

The LUMIX S1R/S1 includes a largest-in-class Status LCD on the top, allowing users to check the settings at a glance.

Rugged Design, Reliability and Expandability

Durable & Dependable

  • Dust & splash Resistant Down to -10ºC
  • Magnesium Alloy Body
  • Heat-Dispersing Design
  • XQD/SD Double Card Slot
  • USB-PD Power Supply

To be tough enough to withstand heavy field use, the main structure is composed of a magnesium alloy full die-cast front/rear frame. Robust construction and a sealing for every joint, dial, and button make the LUMIX S1R/S1 not only splash resistant and dust resistant, but also freeze resistant down to -10 degrees Centigrade. The shutter unit is also durable for approximately 400,000 cycles.

The LUMIX S1R/S1 is equipped with a double memory card slot compatible with SD (UHS-II) or XQD memory cards for high-speed, high-capacity continuous data recording. Users can flexibly choose the recording method from Relay Recording, Backup Recording or Allocation Recording using the double slots. It will also be compatible with CFexpress in the near future. The 7.4-V 3,050 mAh high-capacity battery can be quickly charged via USB PD (USB Power Delivery) using the bundled USB3.1 Type-C cable. And it also realizes high-speed data transfer.

A variety of new accessories are available for the LUMIX S1R/S1, including Remote Shutter (DMW-RS2), Eyecup (DMW-EC6), Battery Grip (DMW-BGS1) and Battery Charger (DMW-BTC14). The Battery Charger also complies with USB PD and enables quick power charging in approximately 2 hours. The camera can be used while charging via this adaptor. The conventional External Flash (DMW-FL580L / FL360L / FL200L) can also be mounted on the LUMIX S Series cameras.

Outstanding Video Recording Performance in a Full-Frame Camera

Exceptional video recording performance for professional videographers

  • 4K60p/50p
  • (Optional) 4:2:2 10-bit Internal Rec & HDMI Output
  • 4K 60 fps Full HD 180 fps
  • HDR Video
  • DMW-XLR1 (Sold Separately)

The LUMIX S1 features outstanding video performance for professional videography with 4K 60p recording. It realizes a crop factor of 1.0x in 4K 30p/25p/24p, which means that the user can record video in the original viewing angle of the lens. There is no recording time limit for both 4K 30p/25p/24p and Full-HD video. Notably, the CMOS Sensor with high sensitivity on the LUMIX S1 achieves full-pixel readout for an excellent S/N ratio. The HDR (High Dynamic Range) video recording is available, which reproduces both the bright parts and dark parts of an image, making it look just like human eyes see it. The camera records video with a designated gamma curve compatible with ITU-R BT.2100, and you can now choose Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG) in Photo Style. The LUMIX S1 further expands its potential with a firmware update including 4:2:2 10-bit 4K 30p internal video recording and 4K 60p/50p HDMI output as well as V-Log, with a Software Upgrade Key (to be sold separately) following soon in 2019.


As a camera from Panasonic that has been overstepping the limit of video performance in digital cameras, a host of functions are available on the LUMIX S1R/S1. The High Speed Video lets users record slow motion video in 4K (maximum 60 fps and FHD (maximum 180 fps).

For the terminal, an HDMI Type A is provided. Plus, a cable lock holder for the HDMI cable is included in the LUMIX S1R/S1 to prevent unplugging trouble on location. LINE input is also supported by a 3.5-mm microphone jack. This makes it possible to input sounds from an external audio device, for more efficient video production. A 3.5-mm headphone jack is also available. In addition, it complies with the Microphone Adaptor DMW-XLR1 (sold separately), which is a plug-in type adaptor for an XLR microphone to record high-quality stereo sound. It is ideal for lip-sync recording. Dedicated switches allow direct, quick control. MIC, LINE and CONDENSER MICROPHONES are switchable.

Additional Features:

  • Photo Style Featuring a New Flat Mode

    To shorten post-processing work, JPEG photos can be adjusted precisely according to the photographer’s intention. The LUMIX S1R/S1 also provides a Flat mode that features a plain finish with less contrast and saturation for versatile use.
     

  • Variable Aspect Ratios With New 65:24 and 2:1

    In addition to the standard 3:2, 4:3, 16:9 and 1:1, 65:24 (Film Panorama) and 2:1 (6 x 12 cm) aspect ratios are available for photo shooting. 
     

  • I.S. Status Scope

    The user can consciously remove the cause of shake by checking a pointer that indicates the camera’s shaking condition. It is available while the viewfinder or rear monitor blacks out even during a long-time exposure.
     

  • Flicker Decrease

    When the flickering of a fluorescent light is detected, the camera indicates it and releases the shutter when its effect is the least to suppress the discontinuity of exposure or colour across a sequence of photos.

    *Not available in 6K PHOTO, 4K PHOTO and Post Focus.
     

  • Highlight Weighted Light Metering Mode

    The Highlight Weighted Light Metering Mode meters light with the priority on highlighted parts, to prevent it from washing out.
     

  • New AWBw Auto White Balance Mode

    In Auto White Balance, a new AWBw that retains a reddish tint is available in addition to conventional AWB (standard) and AWBc (bluish tint). AWBw reproduces healthy, rosy skin colour even under fluorescent light. 
     

  • Bluetooth 4.2 and Wi-Fi 5GHz (IEEE802.11ac) / 2.4GHz (IEEE802.11b/g/n)

    Compatibility with Bluetooth 4.2 (called BLE: Bluetooth Low Energy) enables constant connection with a smartphone/tablet with minimum power consumption. The settings of a LUMIX S1R/S1 camera can also be copied and transmitted wirelessly to other S1R/S1 cameras when using multiple S1R/S1 cameras. Also, Wi-Fi 5GHz (IEEE802.11ac) is effective in addition to 2.4GHz (IEEE802.11b/g/n.) This provides even secure and stable connection not only with a smartphone/tablet but also with other devices on location for smooth remote control. Transmission speed of photo/video data is also increased up by using the 5GHz-band.
     

  • Lumix Tether

    This software enables tethered shooting via USB. Users can control the camera by connecting it to a PC via USB. It lets you view the image on a large PC screen while shooting, which is helpful in commercial photoshoots of portraits, products and more, where continuous confirmation is required. You can use [6K PHOTO] [4K PHOTO] and start and stop video recording with tethered shooting. It is also possible to choose the folder to save the image files in the PC.
     

  • Lumix Sync

    Lumix Sync is a new application for iOS/Android devices, which enables photo transmission to a smartphone or tablet via easy wireless connection. It also allows remote control of the camera using a smartphone or tablet.

What's Included

LUMIX DC-S1 Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera Body
Body Cap
Hot Shoe Cover
Eye Cup
Flash Synchro Socket Cap
Cover for the Battery Grip Connector
Shoulder Strap
Battery Pack
Battery Charger
AC Adaptor
AC Mains Lead
2x USB Connection Cables (C-C/A-C)
Cable Holder

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Product Specifications

Lumix DC-S1

Type

 
Type Digital Single Lens Mirrorless camera
Recording media XQD Memory Card, SD Memory Card / SDHC Memory Card* / SDXC Memory Card*
Recording media *Compatible with UHS-I/UHS-II UHS Speed Class 3 standard SDHC/SDXC Memory Cards and UHS-II Video Speed Class 90 standard SDXC Memory Cards.
Lens mount L-Mount

Image Sensor

 
Type 35mm full-frame (35.6mm x 23.8mm) CMOS sensor
Camera effective pixels / Total pixels 24.20 megapixels / 25.28 megapixels
Aspect ratio / Colour filter 3:2 / Primary colour filter
Dust reduction system Supersonic wave filter

Still Image

 
Recording File Format Still image   
JPEG (DCF, Exif 2.31), RAW, HLG Photo (CTA-2072)
6K PHOTO** / 4K PHOTO**   
6K PHOTO: MP4 (H.265/HEVC, Audio format: AAC (2ch))
6K PHOTO** / 4K PHOTO**   
4K PHOTO: MP4 (H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio format: AAC (2ch))
6K PHOTO** / 4K PHOTO**   
Extracted still images: JPEG (DCF, Exif 2.31)
Aspect Ratio 4:3 / 3:2 / 16:9 / 1:1 / 65:24 / 2:1
File size(Pixels) When using full-frame lenses / 3:2    6000x4000(L) / 4272x2848(M) / 3024x2016(S) / 12000x8000(XL)* *High Resolution Mode. RAW file.
When using full-frame lenses / 3:2    5184x3456(6K PHOTO) / 3504x2336(4K PHOTO) / 5984x4000(HLG PHOTO, Full-Res.) / 3232x2160(HLG PHOTO, 4K-Res.)
When using full-frame lenses / 4:3    5328x4000(L) / 3792x2848(M) / 2688x2016(S) / 10656x8000(XL)* *High Resolution Mode. RAW file.
When using full-frame lenses / 4:3    4992x3744(6K PHOTO) / 3328x2496(4K PHOTO) / 5312x3984(HLG PHOTO, Full-Res.) / 2880x2160(HLG PHOTO, 4K-Res.)
When using full-frame lenses / 16:9    6000x3368(L) / 4272x2400(M) / 3024x1704(S) / 12000x6736(XL)* *High Resolution Mode. RAW file.
When using full-frame lenses / 16:9    3840x2160(4K PHOTO) / 5888x3312(HLG PHOTO, Full-Res.) / 3840x2160(HLG PHOTO, 4K-Res.)
When using full-frame lenses / 1:1    4000x4000(L) / 2848x2848(M) / 2016x2016(S) / 8000x8000(XL)* *High Resolution Mode. RAW file.
When using full-frame lenses / 1:1    2880x2880(4K PHOTO) / 4000x4000(HLG PHOTO, Full-Res.) / 2144x2144(HLG PHOTO, 4K-Res.)
When using full-frame lenses / 65:24    6000x2208(L)
When using full-frame lenses / 2:1    6000x3000(L)
When using APS-C lenses / 3:2    3984x2656(L) / 2880x1920(M) / 2064x1376(S)
When using APS-C lenses / 4:3    3536x2656(L) / 2560x1920(M) / 1840x1376(S)
When using APS-C lenses / 16:9    3984x2240(L) / 2880x1624(M) / 1920x1080(S)
When using APS-C lenses / 1:1    2656x2656(L) / 1920x1920(M) / 1376x1376(S)
Image quality RAW / RAW+Fine / RAW+Standard / Fine / Standard
Colour Space sRGB, AdobeRGB

Motion Picture

 
Recording file format MP4: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC (Audio format: LPCM (2ch 48kHz/16-bit), AAC (2ch)), MP4 HEVC: H.265/HEVC (Audio format: AAC (2ch))
Recording file format AVCHD Progressive (Audio format: Dolby Audio (2ch)), AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Audio (2ch))
MP4** [4K] 3840x2160 59.94p, 150Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM)
MP4** [4K] 3840x2160 50.00p, 150Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM)
MP4** [4K] 3840x2160 29.97p, 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (AAC)
MP4** [4K] 3840x2160 25.00p, 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (AAC)
MP4** [4K] 3840x2160 23.98p, 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (AAC)
MP4** [FHD] 1920x1080 59.94p, 28Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (AAC)
MP4** [FHD] 1920x1080 50.00p, 28Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (AAC)
MP4** [FHD] 1920x1080 29.97p, 20Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (AAC)
MP4** [FHD] 1920x1080 25.00p, 20Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (AAC)
MP4 HEVC** [4K] 3840x2160 29.97p, 72Mbps (4:2:0 10-bit LongGOP) (AAC) (HEVC, HLG recording)
MP4 HEVC** [4K] 3840x2160 25.00p, 72Mbps (4:2:0 10-bit LongGOP) (AAC) (HEVC, HLG recording)
MP4 HEVC** [4K] 3840x2160 23.98p, 72Mbps (4:2:0 10-bit LongGOP) (AAC) (HEVC, HLG recording)
AVCHD Progressive** AVCHD** [FHD] 1920x1080 50.00p, 28Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (Dolby Audio)
AVCHD Progressive** AVCHD** [FHD] 1920x1080 50.00i, 24Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (Dolby Audio) (Sensor output is 25.00fps)
AVCHD Progressive** AVCHD** [FHD] 1920x1080 50.00i, 17Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (Dolby Audio) (Sensor output is 50.00fps)
AVCHD Progressive** AVCHD** [FHD] 1920x1080 23.98p, 24Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (Dolby Audio)
MP4** High speed video *When Creative Video Mode is selected. [4K] 3840x2160 29.97p (Sensor output is 60fps)
MP4** High speed video *When Creative Video Mode is selected. [4K] 3840x2160 25.00p (Sensor output is 50fps)
MP4** High speed video *When Creative Video Mode is selected. [4K] 3840x2160 23.98p (Sensor output is 48fps)
MP4** High speed video *When Creative Video Mode is selected. [FHD] 1920x1080 29.97p (Sensor output is 180fps / 150fps)
MP4** High speed video *When Creative Video Mode is selected. [FHD] 1920x1080 25.00p (Sensor output is 150fps / 125fps)
Continuous recordable time (Motion picture)** Approx. 150 min (rear monitor), 140 min (LVF) in [AVCHD/FHD/60p] *When using S-R24105 and SD Memory Card.
Actual recordable time (Motion picture)** Approx. 75 min (rear monitor), 70 min (LVF) in [AVCHD/FHD/60p] *When using S-R24105 and SD Memory Card.

Viewfinder

 
Type OLED Live View Finder
Pixels Approx. 5,760k dots
Field of view / Magnification Approx. 100% / Approx. 0.78x with 50 mm lens at infinity; -1.0 m-1, when the aspect ratio is set to 3:2
Eye point / Diopter adjustment Approx. 21 mm at infinity; -1.0 m-1 / -4.0 - +2.0 (dpt)
Eye sensor Yes
Display speed 120fps / 60fps
Display time lag Approx. 0.005sec

Rear Monitor

 
Type TFT LCD monitor with static touch control
Monitor size Triaxial tilt, 3.2-inch (8.0cm), 3:2 aspect
Pixels Approx. 2,100k dots
Field of view Approx. 100%

Status LCD

 
Status LCD Yes

Focus

 
Type Contrast AF system
DFD technology Yes
Focus mode AFS (Single) / AFC (Continuous) / MF
AF mode Auto Detection (Face, Eye, Body, Animal) / Tracking / 225-Area / Zone (Vertical/Horizontal) / Zone (Square) / Zone (Oval) / 1-Area+ / 1-Area / Pinpoint / Custom 1, 2, 3 (Full area touch is available) (Scalable AF frame size and flexible AF position)
AF detective range EV -6 - 18 (F1.4, ISO100 equivalent, AFS)
AF custom setting AF Sensitivity, AF Area Switching Sensitivity, Moving Object Prediction
AF assist lamp Yes
AF lock Set the Fn button in custom menu to AF lock
Post Focus / Focus Stacking Yes / Yes
Others AF-ON, Shutter AF, Half Press Release, Focus/Shutter Priority, Quick AF, Continuous AF (during motion picture recording), Eye Sensor AF, AF-Point Scope Setting, AF+MF, MF Guide, MF Assist, Touch MF Assist, Focus Peaking, Touch AF/AE Function, Touch Pad AF, Touch Shutter, Focus Switching for Vert/Hor, Focus Ring Lock, Show/Hide AF Mode

Exposure Control

 
Light metering system 1,728-zone multi-pattern sensing system
Light metering mode Multiple / Center Weighted / Spot / Highlight Weighted
Metering range EV0-18 (F2.0 lens, ISO100 equivalent)
Exposure mode Program AE / Aperture Priority AE / Shutter Priority AE / Manual Exposure
ISO sensitivity (Standard Output Sensitivity) Auto / 50* / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 / 6400 / 12800 / 25600 / 51200 / 102400* / 204800* (Changeable to 1/3 EV step) *Extended ISO
Exposure compensation 1/3 EV step ±5EV (±3EV for motion picture)
AE lock Set the Fn button in custom menu to AE lock

Image Stabilization System

 
Image Stabilization System Image sensor shift type (5-axis / 5.5-stop*) *Based on the CIPA standard [Yaw/Pitch direction: focusing distance f=50mm when S-X50 is used.]

Dual I.S. (6.0-stop* Dual I.S. 2 compatible) *Based on the CIPA standard [Yaw/Pitch direction: focusing distance f=200mm when S-R70200 is used.]

White Balance

 
White balance AWB / AWBc / AWBw / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Incandescent / Flash / White Set 1, 2, 3, 4 / Colour temperature setting 1, 2, 3, 4
White balance adjustment Blue/Amber bias, Magenta/Green bias
Colour temperature setting 2500-10000K in 100K

Shutter

 
Type Focal-plane shutter
Shutter speed Still image: Bulb (Max. 30 minutes), 1/8,000 - 60
Shutter speed Electronic front curtain shutter: Bulb (Max. 30 minutes), 1/2,000 - 60
Shutter speed Electronic shutter: Bulb (Max. 60 sec), 1/8,000 - 60
Shutter speed Motion picture: 1/16,000 - 1/25
Shutter life Approx. 400,000 images
Self timer 10sec, 3 images / 2sec / 10sec
Remote control Remote control by DMW-RS2 (sold separately)
Silent mode / Shutter type Yes / Yes (Auto / Mechanical / Electronic front curtain / Electronic / Electronic+NR)

Bracket

 
AE bracket 3, 5, 7 images in 1/3, 2/3 or 1 EV step, max. ±3 EV, single/burst
Aperture Bracket 3, 5 or all positions in 1 EV step
Focus Bracket 1 to 999 images, focus steps can be set in 10 levels
White balance bracket 3 images in blue/amber axis or in magenta/green axis, colour temperature setting

Burst Shooting

 
Burst speed -Mechanical shutter / Electronic front curtain shutter AFS/MF: H: 9 frames/sec, M: 5 frames/sec (with Live View), L: 2 frames/sec (with Live View)
Burst speed -Mechanical shutter / Electronic front curtain shutter AFC: H: 6 frames/sec (with Live View), M: 5 frames/sec (with Live View), L: 2 frames/sec (with Live View)
Burst speed -Electronic shutter AFS/MF: H: 9 frames/sec, M: 5 frames/sec (with Live View), L: 2 frames/sec (with Live View)
Burst speed -Electronic shutter AFC: H: 5 frames/sec (with Live View), M: 5 frames/sec (with Live View), L: 2 frames/sec (with Live View)
Number of recordable images RAW: More than 90 images
Number of recordable images RAW+JPEG: More than 70 images
Number of recordable images JPEG: More than 999 images
Number of recordable images *Using a Sony Corporation XQD G Series Memory Card. Until the burst shooting speed slows. When recording is performed under the test conditions specified by Panasonic.

6K Photo** / 4K Photo**

 
Burst speed 6K PHOTO: 30 frames/sec
Burst speed 4K PHOTO: 60 frames/sec, 30 frames/sec
Exif information Yes (Each JPEG image cropped out of the 6K/4K burst file complies with EXIF.)

Flash

 
Flash type TTL External Flash (sold separately)
Flash Mode Auto* / Auto/Red-eye Reduction* / Forced On / Forced On/Red-eye Reduction / Slow Sync. / Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction / Forced Off *For iA only.
Flash synchronization 1st Curtain Sync, 2nd Curtain Sync.
Flash output adjustment 1/3EV step ±3EV
Synchronization speed Less than 1/320 second *The guide number decreases at 1/320 second. Only when set to M mode or S mode.
Wireless control Yes (When using DMW-FL200L / FL360L / FL580L (sold separately)), Wireless Channel: 1ch/2ch/3ch/4ch
Flash sync socket Yes

Extra Tele Conversion

 
Extra Tele Conversion 2.0x (EX S), 1.4x (EX M) *Only for still image recording.

Photo Style

 
Photo Style Standard / Vivid / Natural / Flat / Landscape / Portrait / Monochrome / L. Monochrome / L. Monochrome D / Cinelike D / Cinelike V / Like709 / Standard (HLG) / Monochrome (HLG) / Like2100 / My Photo Style 1-10
Picture adjustment Contrast / Highlight / Shadow / Saturation / Colour Tone / Hue / Filter Effect / Grain Effect / Sharpness / Noise Reduction / ISO / WB *Adjustable settings vary depending on the Photo Style mode.

Filter

 
Filter Expressive / Retro / Old Days / High Key / Low Key / Sepia / Monochrome / Dynamic Monochrome / Rough Monochrome* / Silky Monochrome* / Impressive Art / High Dynamic / Cross Process / Toy Effect / Toy Pop / Bleach Bypass / Miniature Effect / Soft Focus* / Fantasy / Star Filter* / One Point Colour / Sunshine* *For photos only.

Function Button

 
REC Exposure Comp. / Sensitivity / White Balance / Photo Style / Metering Mode / Aspect Ratio / Picture Quality / Picture Size / HLG Photo / High Resolution Mode / 1 Shot Spot Metering / Long Exposure NR / Min. Shutter Speed / 1 Shot RAW+JPG / i.Dynamic Range / Filter Effect / One Push AE / Touch AE / Exposure Mode / AF Mode/MF / AF Custom Setting(Photo) / AF Custom Setting(Video) / Focus Peaking / Focus Peaking Sensitivity /
REC 1-Area AF Moving Speed / Focus Ring Lock / AE LOCK / AF LOCK / AF/AE LOCK / AF-ON / AF-Point Scope / Focus Area Set / Flash Mode / Flash Adjust. / Wireless Flash Setup / Drive Mode / 1 Shot "6K/4K PHOTO" / Bracketing / Silent Mode / Image Stabilizer / Shutter Type / Ex. Tele Conv. / Flicker Decrease (Photo) / Post-Focus / Motion Pic. Rec Format / Motion Pic. Rec Quality / Sound Rec Level Disp. / Sound Rec Level Adj. / Mic. Directivity Adjust / Image Stabilizer / E-Stabilization (Video) / Boost I.S. (Video) / Q.MENU / Rec / Playback Switch / Video Record /
REC LVF/Monitor Switch / LVF Magnification / Dial Operation Switch / Preview / Constant Preview / Level Gauge / Histogram / Photo Grid Line / Live View Boost / Monochrome Live View / Night Mode / LVF/Monitor Disp. Style / Photo/Video Preview / Zebra Pattern / HLG View Assist(Monitor) / HLG View Assist (HDMI) / Sheer Overlay / I.S. Status Scope / Focus Ring Control/ Zoom Control / Destination Card Slot / Wi-Fi / No Setting / Restore to Default
PLAY Magnify from AF Point / HLG View Assist(Monitor) / RAW Processing / 6K/4K PHOTO Bulk Saving / Delete Single / Protect / Rating 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 / Copy / Rec/Playback Switch / LVF/Monitor Switch / Video Record / Night Mode / Card Slot Change / Wi-Fi / Send Image (Smartphone) / HLG View Assist (HDMI) / 6K/4K Photo Play / No Setting / Restore to Default

Fn LEVER

 
Fn LEVER AF Mode / Photo Style / Picture Quality / Long Exposure NR / Focus Peaking / Bracketing / Silent Mode / Image Stabilizer / Shutter Type / 6K/4K PHOTO (Pre-Burst) / Focus Ring Lock / Touch Screen / Touch Pad AF / Auto Review (Photo) / Live View Boost / Night Mode / Sheer Overlay / Front/Rear/Control Dial Lock / No Setting / Restore to Default

Level Gauge

 
Level Gauge Yes

Languages

 
OSD Language Japanese, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Romanian, Netherlandic, Turkish, Portuguese, Finnish, Danish, Swedish, Greek, Russian

Print

 
Print PictBridge compatible

Interface

 
USB SuperSpeed USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-C
HDMI*** Monitor-through 4:2:2 8bit (Except for [4K/60p]/[4K/50p]) / 4:2:0 8bit
HDMI*** Playback HDMI TypeA / VIERA Link
HDMI*** Playback Video: Auto / 4K/50p / 4K/25p / 1080p / 1080i / 720p / 576p
HDMI*** Playback Audio: Stereo
Audio video output No
Remote input φ2.5mm
External microphone / external audio device input φ3.5mm for external microphone / external audio device
External microphone / external audio device input MIC (Plug-in Power) / MIC / LINE is selectable.
External microphone / external audio device input Stereo/Lens Auto/Shotgun/Super Shotgun/Manual is selectable when attaching DMW-MS2 (sold separately).
Headphone output φ3.5mm
Microphone Stereo, Wind Noise Canceller: OFF / Low* / Standard / High *When attaching DMW-MS2 (sold separately).
Speaker Monaural
Card slot Slot 1: XQD Memory Card
Card slot Slot 2: SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card*, SDXC Memory Card*
Card slot *Compatible with UHS-I/UHS-II UHS Speed Class 3 standard SDHC/SDXC Memory Cards and UHS-II Video Speed Class 90 standard SDXC Memory Cards.

Wireless

 
Wi-Fi 2.4GHz (STA/AP) (IEEE802.11b/g/n)
Wi-Fi 5GHz (STA) (IEEE 802.11a/n/ac) *5GHz Wi-Fi is not available in some countries.
Wi-Fi 1-13, 36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60, 64, 100, 104, 108, 112, 116, 120, 124, 128, 132, 136, 140 ch
Bluetooth Bluetooth® v4.2 (Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE))

Dust and Splash Resistant

 
Dust and Splash Resistant Yes.
* Dust and Splash Resistant does not guarantee that damage will not occur if this camera is subjected to direct contact with dust and water.

Power

 
Battery Li-ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 3050mAh, 23Wh) (bundled)
Battery USB power supply, USB power charging
Battery life (CIPA standard)/ When using XQD memory card Approx. 380 images (rear monitor), 360 images (LVF), 1,100 images (Power Save LVF mode*) with S-R24105
Battery life (CIPA standard)/ When using XQD memory card *Under the test conditions specified by Panasonic based on CIPA standard. When the time to get in the sleep mode is set to 1 sec.
Battery life (CIPA standard)/ When using SD memory card Approx. 400 images (rear monitor), 380 images (LVF), 1,150 images (Power Save LVF mode*) with S-R24105
Battery life (CIPA standard)/ When using SD memory card *Under the test conditions specified by Panasonic based on CIPA standard. When the time to get in the sleep mode is set to 1 sec.
Battery grip DMW-BGS1 (sold separately)

Physical Specs

 
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 148.9 x 110.0 x 96.7 mm / 5.86 x 4.33 x 3.81 inch (excluding protrusions)
Weight Approx. 899g (1.98 lbs)
* Body only

Approx. 1,017g (2.24 lbs)
* SD Memory Card x 1, Battery, Body

Approx. 1,021g (2.25 lbs)
* XQD Memory Card x 1, Battery, Body
 

Operating Environment

 
Operating temperature**** -10oC to 40oC (14oF to 104oF)
Operating humidity 10%RH to 80%RH

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