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Panasonic debuts LUMIX S 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 MACRO O.I.S. New Products 

Panasonic debuts LUMIX S 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 MACRO O.I.S.

Panasonic introduced the interchangeable telephoto zoom lens, the LUMIX S 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 MACRO O.I.S. (S-R70300), based on the L-Mount system. The LUMIX S 70-300mm boasts high-speed, high-precision AF and Dual Image Stabilizer (IS) for use in a wide-range of situations including sports, animals, portraits and vehicles, the company said. The lens is constructed of 17 lens elements in 11 groups,... Read More
Panasonic debuts LUMIX S 85mm F1.8 lens New Products 

Panasonic debuts LUMIX S 85mm F1.8 lens

Panasonic introduced a large-aperture medium-telephoto fixed-focal-length L-Mount lens, the LUMIX S 85mm F1.8 (S-S85). The lens is the first of four L-Mount lenses the company said it would release. The lens is comprised of 9 elements in 8 groups. The LUMIX S 85mm F1.8 also excels in video recording performance with a mechanism that suppresses focus breathing. The 355g lens... Read More
Panasonic debuts full-frame LUMIX S5 New Products 

Panasonic debuts full-frame LUMIX S5

Panasonic Consumer Electronics Co. announced the LUMIX S5, a hybrid full-frame mirrorless camera for serious photographers and videographers. The Lumix S5 will be available at valued channel partners in mid-September for $1,999.99 for the body only and $2299.99 with a 20-60 kit lens. The LUMIX S5 contains a 24.2-megapixel 35mm full-frame CMOS sensor boasting a wide dynamic range and high sensitivity performance. The LUMIX S5... Read More
Panasonic updates streaming software for Lumix cameras Updates 

Panasonic updates streaming software for Lumix cameras

Panasonic announced firmware updates for the LUMIX G Series cameras and for the  “LUMIX Streaming (Beta)” for Mac and the development of “LUMIX Webcam Software” for Win/Mac applications. The firmware update programs are for DC-GH5, GH5S, G9, G95, G85 and GX9 to improve compatibility with the new Tripod Grip DMW-SHGR1 and operational stability with LUMIX G VARIO 12-32mm / F3.5-5.6... Read More
Panasonic adds streaming capability to LUMIX software Updates 

Panasonic adds streaming capability to LUMIX software

Panasonic Consumer Electronics Co. has jumped on the trend for still camera makers to add streaming capability to their lines, following the actions of Canon and Fujifilm. Panasonic released “LUMIX Streaming (Beta)” June 7, 2020; this is a Windows beta software program derived from the current “LUMIX Tether (Ver.1.7)” with an additional display option for situations where this software can be... Read More
Panasonic launches LUMIX S 20-60mm F3.5-5.6 New Products 

Panasonic launches LUMIX S 20-60mm F3.5-5.6

Panasonic introduced a new interchangeable standard zoom lens, the LUMIX S 20-60mm F3.5-5.6 (S-R2060) based on the L-Mount system for the LUMIX S series full-frame camera. The  LUMIX S 20-60mm F3.5-5.6 is a compact, lightweight standard zoom lens that covers from ultra-wide 20mm to standard 60mm focal length for versatile use including landscape photography, the company says. The wide viewing... Read More
Panasonic supports a new photo project for the upcoming Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 News Press releases Promotions 

Panasonic supports a new photo project for the upcoming Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Panasonic Corporation, a worldwide Olympic and Paralympic partner, announced today that the company is launching a special photography project through its LUMIX S Series full-frame Digital Single Lens Mirrorless camera system for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. In accordance with the Olympic Games philosophy, Panasonic has supported the tournament for over a quarter... Read More
Panasonic launches LUMIX S PRO 24-70mm F2.8 lens New Products Press releases 

Panasonic launches LUMIX S PRO 24-70mm F2.8 lens

NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Panasonic is proud to introduce a new interchangeable standard zoom lens, the LUMIX S PRO 24-70mm F2.8 (S-E2470) compatible with the L-Mount system for the LUMIX S Series Full-frame Digital Single Lens Mirrorless Camera.  Developed with high-quality professional performance in mind, the LUMIX S Series of cameras and lenses together achieve uncompromised photographic expression. The LUMIX... Read More
Panasonic launches renewed LEICA DG 25mm fixed-focal length lens New Products Press releases Updates 

Panasonic launches renewed LEICA DG 25mm fixed-focal length lens

NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Panasonic announced today it has renewed its LEICA DG fixed focal length lens based on the Micro Four Thirds system standard. In addition to the large F1.4 aperture, the new LEICA DG SUMMILUX 25mm / F1.4 II ASPH. (H-XA025) features splash- and dust-resistant* construction for heavy field use and is compatible with max. 240 fps sensor... Read More
Panasonic announces the LUMIX S1H, a cinema-quality full-frame mirrorless camera Events New Products News 

Panasonic announces the LUMIX S1H, a cinema-quality full-frame mirrorless camera

NEWARK, N.J., May 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Panasonic Corporation is proud to announce the newest addition to the LUMIX S series, the LUMIX S1H, a new Digital Single Lens Mirrorless camera equipped with a full-frame image sensor. As the world’s first camera capable of video recording at 6K/24p *1 (3:2 aspect ratio), 5.9K/30p (16:9 aspect ratio), and 10-bit 60p 4K/C4K.*2 *3, it combines the video quality of a... Read More
Panasonic announces the LEICA DG VARIO-SUMMILUX 10-25mm / F1.7 ASPH New Products Press releases 

Panasonic announces the LEICA DG VARIO-SUMMILUX 10-25mm / F1.7 ASPH

NEWARK, N.J., May 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Panasonic is proud to introduce a new standard zoom digital interchangeable lens, the LEICA DG VARIO-SUMMILUX 10-25mm / F1.7 ASPH. (H-X1025), which boasts a large F1.7 aperture throughout the entire 20-50mm (35mm camera equivalent) zoom range and exceptionally high optical performance, clearing the stringent LEICA standards. The LEICA DG VARIO-SUMMILUX 10-25mm / F1.7 ASPH. is suitable... Read More
LUMIX G 14-140mm* Telephoto Zoom Lens for Micro Four Thirds System undergoes update New Products Press releases 

LUMIX G 14-140mm* Telephoto Zoom Lens for Micro Four Thirds System undergoes update

NEWARK, N.J., April 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Panasonic announced today that it has updated the LUMIX G telephoto zoom lens based on the Micro Four Thirds system standard. In addition to the versatile zoom range from wide-angle to telephoto, the new LUMIX G VARIO 14-140mm / F3.5-5.6 II ASPH. / POWER O.I.S. (H-FSA14140) features a splash/dust-resistant* construction for heavy field... Read More
Panasonic announces LUMIX G95 featuring 5-Axis Dual I.S. 2 and 4K Video Technology New Products Press releases 

Panasonic announces LUMIX G95 featuring 5-Axis Dual I.S. 2 and 4K Video Technology

LUMIX G95 Featuring 5-Axis Dual I.S. 2 and 4K Video Technology NEWARK, N.J., April 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Panasonic is pleased to introduce a rugged-design Digital Single Lens Mirrorless camera, the LUMIX G95, that features high mobility for field use and a host of functions and technologies for both photo and video. The camera’s high-picture quality and 20.3-megapixel Digital Live... Read More
Panasonic debuts new bridge camera LUMIX FZ1000 II with 1-inch sensor New Products Press releases 

Panasonic debuts new bridge camera LUMIX FZ1000 II with 1-inch sensor

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Panasonic is proud to introduce the new hybrid bridge camera LUMIX FZ1000 II that boasts a 1-inch large High Sensitivity MOS Sensor and 4K PHOTO and 4K video recording capability as the latest member of the popular high-zoom FZ series. The 16x optical zoom LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT lens (35mm camera equivalent: 25-400mm) is integrated to achieve high descriptiveness in detail... Read More
Panasonic launches the LUMIX ZS80 travel camera New Products Press releases 

Panasonic launches the LUMIX ZS80 travel camera

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Panasonic is introducing the LUMIX ZS80 as a new model in the popular “Travel Zoom” ZS Series. The LUMIX ZS80 boasts a 30x optical zoom (35mm camera equivalent: 24-720mm) and LVF (Live View Finder) packed in a pocket-sized body while enabling 4K Video /4K PHOTO shooting. The tiltable rear monitor lets users enjoy a variety of selfie shots... Read More