Panasonic S1 and S1R hands-on by Charbax

Charbax:Panasonic announces their new Full Frame camera system using the Leica L-Mount. This camera will do 4K60 with an XQD and an SD card slot, a 3-tilt display (not sure yet if that means with flip out support or not), the limitations of the 4K60 when it comes to cropping or record length limitations are not known yet. The Panasonic S1 will be 24 megapixel while the Panasonic S1R will have a 47 megapixel sensor. The camera is coming on the market early 2019 already, that is what they are saying anyway. Things like weight, exact size, battery life and other things are not announced or defined yet as this system is now under development. Hopefully Panasonic will have their autofocus technology fixed and fully usable (unlike with their GH5) in this camera.

Panasonic S1 and S1R first look by Kinotika

The S1R three way tilting screen (Image by Optyczne).

Here is the first look video by Kinotika:

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First Panasonic S1R vs Sony A7 size comparison

Our friends over at Optyczne just shared these very first real world size comparison images between the new Panasonic S1R and the Sony A7III. The Panasonic is clearly bigger. At the same time the Panasonic looks much more solid too.

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