Panasonic unveils Lumix S5IIX camera and updates Lumix S5II firmware

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After months of anticipation, Panasonic unveil LUMIX S5IIX: One of two groundbreaking innovations that will expand the LUMIX S range of mirrorless cameras starting in May. In addition to announcing the new launch, Panasonic announced that it is in the process of update the firmware of LUMIX S5II.

Panasonic, the new Lumix S5IIX for incredible photos and movies

The LUMIX S5IIX camera arriving in May delivers incredible performance for both stills and movies, to meet the needs of the most ambitious photographers and videographers.

In addition to ensuring the compatibility with Blackmagic Raw formats (TERROR) e ProRes RAW, Lumix S5IIX guarantees ease of use and better quality than the most common video formats, with the advantages of RAW recording. Thanks to the extension of the compatibility of external devicesbeyond ATOMOS Ninja V+ are also supported ATOMOS Ninja V e ATOMOS Shogun CONNECT.

One of the first cameras LUMIX con Hybrid Phase Detection Auto-Focus (PDAF), the S5IIX model is characterized by a new processor developed as part of the L2 Technology partnership between LEICA and LUMIX, as well as by the new 24 megapixel sensor.

The camera also employs a new Phase Hybrid AF system. Fast and reliable, this new system can detect subjects in challenging situations, such as low-light situations and backlit areas.

Thanks to the numerous functions and recording options, the new processor of the LUMIX S5IIX camera offers optimized video functions that allow you to achieve professional results.

LUMIX S5IIX will be marketed in the Italian market starting from the end of May in versions S5M2XE (body only) and S52XWE (body + 20-60 mm and 50 mm). The indicative prices suggested to the public will be €2,499.99 and €2,799.99, respectively.

Panasonic, the update in version 2.0

The firmware update for the LUMIX S5II model will be available starting June 13, 2023. To enable the functions below, you will need to purchase DMW-SFU2 which has a suggested retail price of €199.99.

With RAW data output via HDMI, with firmware upgrade, LUMIX S5II will enjoy the same Blackmagic RAW functionality of LUMIX S5IIX, plus ProRes RAW.

The update program will also include Live View Composite which will allow users to capture images with long exposure even in daylight hours.

Among other useful advantages, thanks to the update, the LUMIX S5II camera will be able to offer a better user experience by virtue of a series of innovative features that will further improve its performance.