Panasonic has officially announced the development of its first full-frame mirrorless cameras, the LUMIX S1R and S1. Both cameras support 4K 60p 50p video recording and have Dual IS image stabilization. The LUMIX S1R will get a 47MP sesnor, while the LUMIX S1 will get a 24MP. Panasonic plans to release new cameras to the global market in early 2019. The company also announced the development of new interchangeable lenses from the LUMIX S and LUMIX G series.
Other features of the announced cameras include a dual slot for XQD and SD memory cards a first for Panasonic and an LCD display with a three-axis tilt system that provides ease of use when shooting stills and video. The lens mount will use the Leica L..
In conjunction with the announcement of the new cameras, Panasonic has announced the expansion of its LUMIX S series interchangeable lens lineup, planning to release more than ten models by 2020, including the fixed focal length50mm F1.4, standard zoom lens 24-105mmi telephoto lens 70-200mm. LEICA DG VARIO-SUMMILUX 10-25mm/ F1 Lens for LUMIX G Series of Micro 4/3 Mirrorless Cameras.7.
Panasonic has also announced the LUMIX PRO service program, which allows photographers to restore their cameras anywhere in the world. The program is already available in Japan and will be available in Europe and the US as early as this fiscal year.
Prototypes of the new cameras and lenses will be presented at Photokina 2018.