High end ‘rangefinder’ from Panasonic

Panasonic has announced April availability of the $1399 Lumix DC-GX9, the latest in its ‘rangefinder style’ GX series cameras.

‘The GX9 delivers the very best in Lumix image quality with the same sensor as Panasonic’s flagship G9. At the same time, its unobtrusive size supports natural, spontaneous photography of people and places,’ said Scott Mellish, product marketing manager, Imaging, Panasonic.
The street-friendly GX9 features the latest 20-megapixel Digital Live MOS Sensor (without Low Pass Filter) and Venus Engine processor, along with 5-axis image stabilisation. It has a maximum bust speed of 9 fps and shoots 4K video.

The tilting electronic viewfinder delivers 2,760K-dot resolution with a 16:9 aspect ratio.

The GX9 introduces an exposure dial for quick change of exposure settings, and a focus lever for quick adjustment between AFS (AFF)/AFC and manual focus.

The Lumix GX9 will be available in Australia in April 2018 in black, or two-tone silver and black. RRP is $1399 with a 12-32mm lens: RRP $1,399.

Full press release: LUMIX DC-GX9 rangefinder – February


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