Panasonic has recently launched their new micro four-thirds mirrorless camera i.e. the Panasonic Lumix G95 with a 20MP LiveMOS image sensor. It comes with a built-in 5 axis Dual IS 2.0. It combines in-body stabilisation along with in-lens stabilisation to reduce shakes. The Lumix G95 comes with Panasonic’s contrast-detection autofocus system. The camera can shoot up to 9 fps with focus and exposure locked for the first shot. It’s possible to do up to 6 fps with continuous autofocus.
The Lumix G95 comes with a larger and heavy body compared to its predecessor. It has a bigger grip, comes with more buttons and the dials have different positions now. The OLED viewfinder also has a higher resolution now. It also has a fully articulating touch screen display. It has a max ISO sensitivity of ISO 25600.
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Lumix G95 specs and details
The Panasonic Lumix G95 can shoot up to 4K UHD videos at 30/24 fps. There’s no time limit on the video but the videos have a significant amount of cropping. The G95 comes with VLogL shooting support. It also supports 8 bit 4:2:2 out to external recorder. It does come with the microphone and headphone jacks as well. There’s support for Bluetooth and WiFi as well for capturing images remotely and for transfer purposes. The rating for the camera is up to 290 shots per full charge. You can also use their power-saving mode to get around 3x the battery life. There’s also an option to use a battery grip. There’s support for up to 120 fps full HD slow-motion videos as well.
It comes with a magnesium alloy body and it’s weather-sealed to create dust/splash resistance. But it’s not completely waterproof.
The camera has an international price tag of $1200.
Mr Gaurav Ghavri, Product Head- Digital Imaging, Panasonic India, said,
“The launch of the Lumix G95 camera is an addition to Panasonic’s incredible mirrorless camera range that seeks to elevate the 4K revolution in the country. Boasting of features like Post Focus function, 4K live cropping, geo-tagging, integrated Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, high-resolution 4K video output, and pre-installed VLOG L, Lumix G95’s aims to provide unparalleled creative freedom to users. Moreover, despite its high performance, the camera has a superior energy efficiency with a compact size for high mobility. Designed for Video bloggers, Wedding videographers, and Photographers, the camera also supports Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, making it suitable for remote shooting and smartphone image transfers.”
4K capability brings evolution to videography
The LUMIX G95 records stunningly smooth, high-resolution 4K video in addition to the full-HD videos with practical full-time AF. With the pre-installed V-Log L, Lumix G95 offers exceptional flexibility, as well as a wider dynamic range for colour grading in the post-production processes. An ideal vlogging camera with high-resolution 4K video output, high-speed signal readout capability of the sensor, and high-speed signal processing, the LUMIX G95 also enables 4K live cropping in a video recording that realizes stable panning or zooming in video recording. In addition to the 3.5mm microphone jack that is for high-quality audio recording using an external microphone, the new headphone socket in the camera is newly added feature for sound output. All these features make the Lumix G95 specifically advantageous for Wedding videographers to shoot aesthetically pleasing, memorable videos.
Superior image quality
With a total of 49 focus detection areas, the LUMIX G95 comes with DFD (Depth From Defocus) technology that gives the camera a high-speed AF and speed burst shooting at 9 fps (AFS) / 6 fps (AFC) to capture fast-moving subject just in-focus. Featuring the Venus Engine, the camera is capable of tracking the fast-moving objects and prevents out of focus shots. In addition to this, the LUMIX G95 incorporates Face and Eye Detection AF, which aids in capturing a stunning portrait with a crisp focus on the eye. Also, the Low Light AF combined with the Lumix G95’s live view composite recording feature makes it useful for capturing stars or fireworks at night.
Perfect mobility with careful design and control
The Panasonic LUMIX G95 has been designed in pursuit of intuitive one-hand operation that quickly responds to the photographer’s intention. To withstand even heavy field use, the LUMIX G95 boasts a rugged design and features a splash and dust-resistant construction. Additionally, the camera has a battery that can be recharged via AC or USB according to the users’ convenience. The Lumix G95 comes with a flip-out screen that tilts up and down by approximately 250-degree, and its integrated Wi-Fi and Bluetooth allows the users to activate the camera by simply using a smartphone/tablet or to add GPS geotag on the photos automatically. Moreover, with an eye-point of approximately 20 mm, it offers high visibility with comfort for users wearing glasses.
With unprecedented features, Panasonic’s Lumix G95 seeks to give the users the ultimate 4K experience with its vibrant, true-to-life high-quality images and videos, excellent resolution, high contrast and impressive colour reproduction.
The camera comes with a dual kit option – G95H (14-140mm, F3.5-5.6) and G95M Kit (12-60mm, F3.5- 5.6) available at all Panasonic stores across the country at a price of INR 1,09,990/ and INR 94,990 / respectively.
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