Panasonic Lumix GX7
The new Panasonic Lumix GX7 replaces the GX1 which was released in November 2011. Panasonic brought together all its know-how to build this new device.Go around the new flagship of Panasonic.
The Panasonic Lumix GX7 is a hybrid upscale designed for experienced photographers camera. First time It has a steerable electronic viewfinder 90 °. This case is equipped with a Live MOS sensor and Venus Engine. It has a super-fast focus point and also to be responsive in low light. The frame is of alloy magnesium just like the earlier one GH3 Lumix. The GX7 is a hybrid upscale retro look with modern features.
The Panasonic GX7 has a 16 megapixel Live MOS type camera and the new Venus Engine enabling shooting in low light. Panasonic has worked on the operation of the algorithms. Panasonic Lumix GX7 uses a 4/3 format sensor. The sensor is optimized with respect to the GX1 and allows to minimize the signal / noise ratio. The photo-sites are expanded and improvement was made with lentils convergence. The sensitivity of each skylight was improved by 10% compared to the signal to noise which was optimized by nearly 25% compared to the GX1.
As the control processor also auto-focus and engineers took the opportunity to double the refresh rate detection from 120 to 240 frames per second. The burst mode is thus increased and passes from 3 to 4.2 frames / second to 5 frames / second by disabling the auto-focus. At the technical level, can indicate a maximum shutter speed of 1/8000 ° and sensitivity up to ISO 25600. The Panasonic Lumix GX7 also has a directly integrated into the housing stabilizer, free Wi-Fi and an NFC chip. Its 3-inch OLED screen is adjustable with a resolution of 1.04 million pixels. The viewfinder of GX7 has a steerable 90 °. It allows video recording and features a silent mode, panorama mode and Focus Peaking which will enable a magnification (3x to 10x in steps of 0.1 s) to clarify the development. 6 highlight colors are also available.
Back on the swivel 90 degrees viewfinder. The GX7 includes a 2.76 million points viewfinder that can switch from vertical. Panasonic announced that its electronic viewfinder LCD technology reproduces almost all the colors of the Adobe RGB, surpassing even in the field of red.
The Panasonic GX7 has not less than 22 filter effects with a focus on black and white modes. It also has a panoramic scanning mode (360 ° vertical, horizontal, 18 filters) and can apply some effects. It also has three monochrome filters work the shots directly from the camera. Stop Motion and setting specific light clouds are two possibilities in GX7 level of creativity.
Price and Availability
The Panasonic Lumix GX7 will be available in black and silver colors in September 2013 at a price of $999, $1099 with a 14-42 mm optical pack and priced at $1199 with 20 mm optical package.