Panasonic announced the Panasonic S5 Mark II and the Panasonic Mark IIx. This mark's a milestone for the company as these are the first stills-hybrid cameras with Phase Detect Autofocus. 

    DPreview provides their initial review of both cameras as the company makes accomplishes a major milestone that sets them up for the future.

    Key specifications
    • 24 Megapixel Backside-illuminated Full-Frame sensor
    • Phase-Detect Autofocus
    • 96MP Pixel Shift 
    • 3 0fps continuous high-speed shooting
    • 6K 3:2 open-gate  at 24/25, 30 fps in 4:2:0 10-bit
    • 6K DCI
    • UHD 4K 24/25, 30 fps full sensor
    • DCI 4K 24/25, 30, 50/60 fps
    • Unlimited record time
    • Dual Native ISO
    • Active cooling
    • Dual UHS-II card slots
    • S5 Mark IIx optional paid upgrade for Raw video output

     Source: Dpreview

    Derek is a writer, video and stills shooter who has been in the video graphics industry since the 1980s. Derek is a founding member of the Camera Insider.

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