Panasonic Lumix GX80 Mirrorless Camera & G 12-32mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH Mega OIS
The Panasonic Lumix GX80 is a stylish and compact 16MP Mirrorless camera with a textured, retro leather effect. It also has high-quality knurled aluminium dials and a think sturdy grip. The GX80 has the latest 4K photo and video capabilities, ultra-fast Auto Focus, new 5-axis Dual Image Stabilisation technology, advanced artistic function, built-in Wi-Fi connectivity, plus the Low Pass Filter has been removed for improved image quality.
Outstanding Image Quality
The Lumix GX80 features a 16.0MP sensor for results with stunning detail and clarity. Performance is further enhanced by a new Venus Engine that reproduces colour with impressive accuracy.
Panasonic has also been able to remove the Low Pass filter for the first time in a Lumix G camera. Limiting Resolution is improved by approximately 10% for greater clarity and even more impactful pictures and videos.
4K video and 4K Photo
The Gx80 features a 4K video shooting which is four times the resolution and clarity of the traditional Full HD. It also has 4K photo which allows you to capture even the most intimate, fleeting moments by selecting the perfect 8-megapixel still image from a 4K video.
This camera features Panasonic's newly developed 5-axis Dual Image Stabilisation technology. Both the camera's body and lens feature high-end image stabilisation, so that you can achieve stunning imagery, even when you are shooting on the move. The benefits are even more apparent when in high zoom mode or in low-light. This means you will get results that you are proud of, even when in tricky environments.
The GX80's Contrast AF system features DFD (Depth for Defocus) technology and excels in both speed and accuracy. Digital signals are sent between the camera and the lens at max. 240fps, resulting in ultra-fast auto focusing of approximately 0.07 seconds.
This camera also features Panasonic's innovative Post Focus function, allowing you to change the focus areas of the image even after shooting. This means that you can change the perspective of your work. This means you can choose which face you want to be in focus in a street scene, as well as adding more background warmth to a close-up macro shot. After shooting in Post Focus mode, you simply touch the screen at the point where you want to set focus when reviewing the image.
Live View Finder
The GX80 includes a LVF (Live View Finder) with 2764K-dot equivalent high resolution and approximately 100% colour reproduction. The 16:9 Wide Screen LVF boasts approximately 1.39x / 0.7x (35mm equivalent) magnification, 100% field of view and an eye sensor. This sensor triggers eye sensor AF and bring your chosen frame into focus by the time you look through the shutter.
The large 3" 1040K-dot high resolution static-type touch monitor offers a secondary shooting method and boasts approximately 100% of field of view. This folding screen make shooting difficult situations much easier. An 80-degree upwards tilt is ideal when shooting from street level, while a 45-degree upward tilt is perfect for shooting overhead, such as a crowded music event.
With the in-built Wi-Fi connectivity, you can also connect your camera to your smartphone or tablet giving you remote shooting options, as well as giving you the option to share your work instantly, wherever you are.
The GX80 has the latest artistic functions and technologies which means you can always add your own creative style to your work, without the need for complex post-production. The Creative Control mode features a total of 22 filter options, while the camera also offers a newly integrated L-Monochrome mode, providing monochrome pictures with the rich gradation that can give your photography the style of a black and white film.
The GX80 also enables innovative 4K Live Cropping for editing video on the camera. For panning, you can simply set the viewing angle to get a smooth panning shot without the need for special equipment like a slider. For zooming, you can set the frame you want to finish with, and the camera will automatically zoom from wide angle to telephoto.