Panasonic has announced its newest dSLM (Digital Single Lens Micro) camera, named as Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GH2, which combines 16MP LIVE MOS sensor, Venus Engine FHD, 3″ touch screen, interchangeable 3D lens support, Panasonic’s renowned iA (Intelligent Auto) mode, HDMI output and full HD video capture (1080/60i), capable of capturing stunningly 3D photos thanks to new Panasonic interchangeable 3D lens (LUMIX G 12.5mm / F12 [H-FT012]).
Features of Panasonic LUMIX GH2 includes:
- 16.05-megapixel multi-aspect LIVE MOS sensor complemented with Venus Engine FHD processor
- 3.0-inch LCD touchscreen plus new Multi Aspect Wide Screen LVF (Live View Finder)
- High speed 5 frames (full resolution) per second continuous shooting capability
- New Cinema mode delivers rich cinema-like gradation
- Touch auto focus keeps a object in focus by pointing it
- Records full HD movie (1920 x1080 pixels) at 60i
“The LUMIX GH2 is Panasonic’s most professional-level dSLM camera yet, giving users the option to be more creative than ever, from recording video in full HD with cinematic effects to taking 3D photos with our new lens,” commented Darin Pepple, Senior Product Manager for Imaging at Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company. “At the same time, its compact size can fit in the palm of your hand and its faster auto focus and intuitive touch-control shooting make it possible for even new photographers to literally point-and-shoot for stunning images.”
Panasonic LUMIX GH2 that is offered in black or silver color will be available in 3 variants of camera kit – LUMIX GH2 (body only), LUMIX GH2 with F3.5-5.6 LUMIX G VARIO 14-42 mm lens and LUMIX GH2 with F4.0-5.8 LUMIX G VARIO HD 14-140mm lens, with pricing at around $900, $1,000 and $1,500, respectively.