Archive: Tag: Panasonic S1R

Canon and Sony Dominates the Japanese Market Sales

BCN Awards has released their camera and lens market share report for 2020 in Japan. BCN Ranking collects real sales data from approximately 40% of the Japanese retailers – this is not a worldwide report.

Also CAPA Camera announced the top-selling camera rankings for the second half of December 2020. The Canon EOS R5 wins the NO. 1 best selling camera, Sony a7C with 28-60mm lens kit was the second on the list while the Sony a7S III coming in third place.

Among the top 10, Sony has 5 models and Canon has 3. Both companies dominated the top 8 models and showed a good fight in that.

First CAPA results and later on BCN results. Check it out: Continue reading…

Comparison of High Resolution Mirrorless Cameras

Dpreview TV has released a very useful video review. In the video, you can simply find the answer to the question of which one is the best for you among high resolution mirrorless cameras. Cameras subject to comparison are Canon EOS R5, Sony a7R IV, Nikon Z7 II and Panasonic S1R.

DPReview TV compared the Canon EOS R5, Sony a7R IV, Nikon Z7 II and Panasonic S1R to answer that question, including ergonomics, displays, autofocus, video, battery life, image quality and price. So enough talking you can watch the comparison of high resolution mirrorless cameras below : Continue reading…

Panasonic Released Firmware Update V1.5 for Lumix S1, S1R Cameras

Panasonic releases minor firmware update for its Lumix S1S1R full frame mirrorless cameras. Firmware update version 1.5  adds new frame rate options for its NTSC region models.

Firmware version 1.5 adds support for ProGrade Digital CFexpress Type B cards as well as a new 50p/25p video frame rate option for NTSC region cameras. Panasonic has also disabled the ‘Delete All’ touch control option in playback mode to minimize the possibility of accidentally deleting all of your media.

Firmware version 1.5 for the S1 and S1R is available to download on Panasonic’s support page.

Image Quality Comparison: Sony a7R IV vs Nikon Z7 vs Panasonic S1R

Here is an excellent image quality comparison review between the latest high-res Sony a7R IV vs Nikon Z7 vs Panasonic S1R cameras.

Sony a7R IVNikon Z7 and Panasonic S1R are all the top full frame mirrorless cameras on the market. Famous photographer Matt Granger has compared the image quality between these three in his video. Check it out! Continue reading…

Panasonic Releases New Firmware Update for LUMIX S1R, S1, GH5, GH5S & G9

Panasonic has announced a series of new firmware updates for S1, S1R full frame, GH5, GH5s and the G9 MFT cameras.

With this major upgrade Panasonic G9 advances a 10-bit 4:2:2 video capture for 4K at up to 30p and HDMI output of 10-bit 50 and 60p footage. Meanwhile, the GH5S and G9 also gain animal detect autofocus, while both those cameras and the GH5 gain AF-On Near Shift and AF-ON Far Shift options to prioritize near or distant subjects.

New Panasonic firmware updates will be available at the LUMIX Global Customer Support website on November 19, 2019. Continue reading…

Panasonic Announces Firmware Update Programs for the LUMIX S1R, S1, GH5, GH5S, G9, G90/G91/G95, G80/G81/G85 and GX9

Panasonic has announced that the company will release the firmware update programs for the LUMIX Digital Single Lens Mirrorless cameras to enhance the functions and usability.

All programs will be available at LUMIX Global Customer Support website at UTC 1:00 on July 9, 2019.

The cameras and the programs to be updated are as follows: Continue reading…

Panasonic S1 vs Nikon Z6 AF Test Video

Here is a test video between the Panasonic S1 vs Nikon Z6 cameras. The new LUMIX S1R and S1 Micro Four Thirds cameras, uses the same Depth from Defocus AF system. On the other hand Nikon Z6 features 273 Phase AF points based Fullframe Sensor.

Panasonic S1’s ($2,497.99 at AmazonB&HAdorama) DFD is contrast-detect based but uses an understanding of each lens’s optical characteristics to work out where to drive the focus to. The camera’s AF Tracking mode has been updated, too. It now tracks whatever is under the focus point when you half-press (or AF-On) and then reverts to your original AF area when you release. Continue reading…