Panasonic LUMIX S1 – Review in Tamil

Panasonic DC S1- 24.2MP review

Collaboration of three giants…Panasonic, Leica and Sigma

  1. The DC-S1 is one of two of Panasonic’s new line of full-frame mirror less cameras.
  2. The S1 features a 24.2MP sensor,
  3. Comes with 24-104mm f/4 Panasonic lens  Panasonic Lumix S PRO 50mm f/1.4 Lens
  4. Large in size, professional look and good grip body weighing 900gms approx. with battery
  5. The magnesium alloy body is weather-resistant – small showers and minus 10 degrees centigrade
  6. It uses the L-mount originally developed by Leica and supports lenses from the Leica along with Panasonic and Sigma.
  7. Has a shutter rated to 4,00,000 cycles
  8. Dual memory card slots (SD and XQD) useful for professionals
  9. In-body shake reduction up to 6 stops that works in conjunction with stabilized lenses
  10. Panasonic’s Depth from Defocus contrast-detect AF system with multi area AF to face and body detection AF – tested for low light focus- works well,
  11. Focus peaking and focus stacking (Post focus)
  12. Ultra-high-res EVF with 5.7million dots 100% coverage, double-hinged Tilting LCD with Two million dots, Top panel LCD with light.
  13. S1 can shoot 92 Megapixel (S1R will shoot 187Mega pixels) hi resolution photos by merging four phots shot with one pixel shift – ideal for huge enlargements – camera has to be on the tripod, subject must be stable
  14. Lock lever button – controls on/off button to keep the settings intact during the shoot
  15. Stereo microphone and head phone sockets & Std HDMI port
  16. USB 3.1, Built in wireless, blue tooth, and remote control connectivity through smart phones
  17. Environmentally sealed DMW-BLJ31 Li ion battery with 600 shots per charge, battery charger with fast charge support also able to directly power the camera
  18.  Continuous drive of 9 FPS and 4FPS –
  19. Exposure compensation up to 5 +/- stops
  20. Capable of capturing 4K/60p video.
  21. ISO maximum 2,04,800 (tested for low light photography using ISO 6400 – noise is negligible ideal for wedding photography
  22. Maximum shutter speed 1/8000sec. and flash sync speed 1/320secs.
  23. Now available in the market for Rs.2,42,000/=

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