Panasonic has this week launched their new Lumix DMC-GF8 digital single lens mirrorless camera which is equipped with a 16 megapixel Digital Live MOS sensor and Venus Engine.
The new mirrorless camera camera offers a number of features for low light photography using an ISO setting of up to 25,000 as well as the ability to take selfies using the flip-up 3-inch 1040K-dot LCD rear display and Face and Eye Detection auto focus.
Other features include Contrast type AF system as well as full HD 1920 x 1080, 60p (60 Hz) / 50p (50 Hz) high quality video recording in AVCHD progressive and MP4 with stereo sound. Panasonic explains more :
The basic photographic performance of LUMIX GF8 as a camera is excellent. It enables users high-quality image recording with real-to-life details through excellent resolution, image rendering and color reproduction. Taking full advantage of 16.00-megapixel Digital Live MOS Sensor and Venus Engine, images are produced with highly sharp resolution even shot in low-lit situations and even max.
ISO 25,600 high sensitivity can be selected. The Contrast AF System of LUMIX GF8 excels in both speed and accuracy by exchanging digital signal between the camera and the lens at max. 240 fps. A variety of extensive AF functions including Face/Eye Detection AF or Low Light AF assures in-focus shots even in difficult shooting situations.
The iA (Intelligent Auto) mode and the Scene Guide make LUMIX GF8 easy to use even for beginners of digital interchangeable lens system camera. Portrait, Child, Scenery modes, which are used often, have respective shortcuts on the dial. Most appropriate parameters for each scene are automatically applied by just setting the dial to the mode to capture those scenes most beautifully.
For more information on the new Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF8 camera jump over to the DP review website for the full press release and specifications.
Source: DP Review
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