With the release of the Lumix GX80 Digital Live MOS sensor with 16 megapixel, Panasonic has not only renewed its catalog of mirrorless, but also lead to a higher level this range. This small camera, small but matona, includes features such as 4K Photo (first seen in previous models such as the TZ100), dual image stabilizer 5-axis, and contrast AF system. Let’s see what we find in this camera and if they offer much as promises for reasonable 700 euros.
Display and Design
The Lumix GX80 features a retro design that does not make it less comfortable doing, but on the contrary, it is really handy and compact. It is available in black and color snuff with a finish of synthetic leather that contrasts with aluminum parts. The screen found in the GX80 is a folding TFT touch 3 inches and a resolution of 1,040,000 points. The display is a LVF (Live View Finder) widescreen 16: 9 with a resolution of 2,764,000 dots offers approximately 100% coverage Eye Sensor AF which focuses automatically when it detects will proceed to the shooting.
Sensor and shooting modes
The Lumix GX80 boasts bowels, as it is equipped with a Digital Live MOS sensor of 16 megapixels that accompanied the new image processor Venus Engine self-made promises us sharpness, brightness, noise reduction and color representation much more accurate . The ISO sensitivity ranges from 80 to 12,800 and forced 25,600.
The Panasonic Lumix GX80 allows video recording at 4K resolution (3,840 x 2,160 25p or 24p) and high resolution Full HD (1,920 x 1,080 50p) and features the 4K Photo function Panasonic with three different modes: Burst 4K ( 4K Burst) Burst 4K Start / Stop (4K Burst Start / Stop) and Preráfaga 4K (4K Pre-burst). We also have the Post Focus function with which we can select the focus even after shooting and the Light Composition function, with which we can select specific pixels with brighter or darker to create environments that final wish.
Some of the major enhancements included in this camera compared to previous models such as the GX7, is its stabilizing dual image of 5 shafts (5-Axis Dual IS) and the AF system contrast to technology DFD (Depth blur) that allows you to set the picture in only 0.07 seconds. The camera also has a remote control that allows us to activate the trigger and even make adjustments from it when the camera is fixed on a tripod.
Connectivity and autonomy
On paragraph of connectivities, the Lumix GX80 comes with integrated to provide us with the transfer or sharing images directly to social networks or e WiFi technology. In addition to this, the camera always integrates connections for HDMI with microUSB and to transfer or display images on an external monitor.
The Panasonic Lumix GX80 is for sale since last June for a price around 700 euros.