S 20-60mm F3.5-5.6 - Black
The Panasonic Lumix S5 L-mount camera is the latest model to join the growing range of full-frame L-mount Lumix bodies which are renowned for their combined video and stills capabilities.
Adding the extremely compact Lumix S Series 20-60mm f/3.5-5.6 lens provides a true lightweight hybrid content creators video-focused kit with some of the latest technologies available.
The ultra-wide lens facilitates easy selfies and vlogging when used in conjunction with the S5 free angle LCD screen, as well as close focus of just 15cm, making for a unique and versatile zoom lens. The standard 60mm length in the zoom is ideal for portraits and slightly distant subjects, adding to the appeal of this kit combination. Smooth exposure changes and well controlled focus creating ensure videographers gain benefits for their movies with this pairing.
Both body and lens also feature weather sealing for outdoor shooting, perfect for travel captures even during inclement weather. As a pioneer of hybrid mirrorless cameras, Panasonic LUMIX has the largest line-up of cameras that record 4K 10-bit video*2. The latest member of the family, the LUMIX S5, is capable of 4K 60p/50p 4:2:0 10-bit, and 4K 30p/25p 4:2:2 10-bit internal recording. It is also capable of 4K 60p/50p 4:2:2 10-bit HDMI output. For 4K 30p/25p 4:2:0 8-bit internal recording, there is no time limitation as Panasonic’s exceptional heat dispersion technology enables stable and continuous video recording.
The LUMIX S5 provides 14+ stops of dynamic range, which is as wide as cinema cameras, and V-Log / V-Gamut compatibility with popular VariCam colour science. A variety of recording formats and modes including 4:3 Anamorphic mode, Slow & Quick Motion, 4K/60p interval shooting and 4K HDR are also provided.
The LUMIX S5 also possesses improved high-speed, high-precision AF in both photo shooting and video recording that has been made possible with advanced deep-learning technology featuring real-time detection of the subject such as human eye, face, head and body recognition.
Thanks to a new highly energy-efficient 2,200mAh high-capacity battery, the S5 can capture approximately 470 pictures (using the LVF) / 1,500 pictures (in Power Save LVF mode). It complies with a USB power charging and power supply. Double SD Card slot (UHS-IIx1 and UHS-I x1), 5GHz/2.4GHz Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.2 connectivity are also supported. The splash/dust-resistant rugged design provides professionals with high reliability.
The LUMIX S Series full-frame mirrorless camera system adopts the L-Mount system to provide users with a diverse and future-proof range of products from Panasonic, Leica Camera and Sigma. Panasonic now offers four innovative models in the LUMIX S Series of full-frame mirrorless cameras – the S1, the S1H, the S1R, and the new S5. The LUMIX S1 is an advanced hybrid camera for high-quality photos and videos, the LUMIX S1H is designed and developed specifically for film production, and the LUMIX S1R is ideal for taking high-resolution pictures. The LUMIX S5 packs the essence of these S Series cameras in a more compact, lightweight body. With this line-up, Panasonic is committed to meeting the demands of all creators by challenging the constant evolution of photo/video culture in today's new digital era.
Exceptional video recording performance for cinema-quality film creation
High image quality even in low light situations with Dual I.S. to suppress blurring
High-speed, high-precision AF achieved supported by real-time detection technology
Reliable and flexible for optimum creative freedom
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