Panasonic S1 Review

April 23, 2019 | Gavin Stoker |

Panasonic S1 Review Roundup

Reviews of the Panasonic S1 from around the web.

techradar.com »

With tried-and-tested goodness from Panasonic's G series cameras alongside a stunning new viewfinder, excellent video and a sound full-frame sensor, the S1 does much to impress. A huge body, however, along with some awkward controls and an autofocus system that's behind those on its peers, mean there's room for improvement.
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digitalcameraworld.com »

The Lumix S1R is big, hefty and solid and feels like it means business. It handles well and produces excellent image quality – and offers 60p 4K video, too. But while it offers a few features its Sony, Canon and Nikon full frame mirrorless rivals don’t have, the S1R doesn’t deliver any killer blows. We can see pro photographers and videographers buying it based on a careful analysis of its features, but we are still waiting to see what kind of lens system will emerge around it.
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cameralabs.com »

The Panasonic Lumix S1 is a full-frame mirrorless camera with 24.2 Megapixels, built-in stabilisation and 4k 60p video. Announced in September 2018 and previewed in February 2019, it’s one of two bodies launched by Panasonic as part of its L-mount alliance with Leica and Sigma. The L-mount alliance is a partnership between Leica, Panasonic and Sigma to develop cameras and lenses based on Leica’s existing L-mount. Panasonic says it will continue to develop Lumix G Micro Four Thirds products alongside the new full-frame Lumix S system.
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trustedreviews.com »

Along with its 47.3-megapixel sibling, the Panasonic Lumix S1R, the Lumix S1 is Panasonic’s first foray into full-frame mirrorless photography. Across both video and stills photography, the 24.2-megapixel camera promises greater dynamic range, detail, colour and low light performance than Panasonic’s Lumix G range, which uses smaller Four Thirds sensors.
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