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Panasonic To Launch Budget 4K G7 Camera

Panasonic To Launch Budget 4K G7 Camera

Their newest mirrorless Micro Four Thirds camera lets users
pull high-res still images from 4K video. 

The device which is tipped to go on sale in Australia in
September features the company’s 4K Photo feature, enabling users to pause and
extract 8-megapixel images from 4K video.

The Micro Four Thirds build means it is compatible with more
than 24 compact lens options, noted Panasonic, and it has built-in Wi-Fi to let
users remotely shoot and share. 

The G7 can record QFHD 4K video in 3,840 by 2,160 at 30p or
24p in MP4, or FullHD 1,920 by 1,080 60p video in AVCHD Progressive or
MPEG-4/H.264. Videos will be recorded in up to 4GB files.

Other features include: **4K Burst Shooting, 4K Burst S/S
(Start/Stop) and 4K Pre-burst; **a 16-megapixel digital live MOS sensor;
**Venus Engine image processor with quad-core CPU and 25,600 achievable ISO;
**a new drive mode dial, in addition to the front/rear dials; **dual OLED
displays for the live viewfinder; **3-inch free-angle rear monitor with
1040K-dot resolution; **UHS-II SDXC/SDHC compliance; and **max 1/16,000-second
shutter speed.

The G7 will be available in three configurations: black with a 14-42mm kit lens; Pewter/Gun
Metal with 14-42mm kit lens; and black with a 14-140mm kit lens. 

Panasonic bulked up its Lumix line with several
point-and-shoot models at International CES in January however Panasonic
Australia are not saying when their new digital camera offerings will be
launched in Australia or what colours will be launched. 

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