Panasonic GX850

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The GX850 is Panasonic's completely revised entry level m4/3 body, designed to be near-pocketable.

  • Sensor: 16mp Live MOS (CMOS) Panasonic made sensor, no AA filter, 17.3 x 13mm (2x crop)
  • Mount:Micro 4/3 (m4/3)
  • Images: 4592x 3448 JPEG or 12-bit raw maximum, 10 fps max with continuous AF, 15 image buffer with raw
  • Video: 2160P/30/24 at 100Mbps,1080P/60/50/50/25/24 max 28Mbps, 1080i/60/50, 720P/30/25, AVCHD video files or Motion JPEG with stereo Dolby Digital audio (Note that PAL area and NTSC area customers get only the options that make sense for their country)
  • Shutter:mechanical 60 sec to 1/1/500 sec (mechanical) 1/16000 sec (electronic), bulb max 120 seconds (1/30 to 1/16000 second for video)
  • Exposure:multi, center-weighted, spot metering, -5 to +5EV exposure compensation, 3-7 frame exposure bracketing, 5 white balance settings (plus Auto and Custom), ISO 200-25600 (plus 100, AUTO ISO), real-time histogram
  • Focus: 49point contrast detect, single point, multi-area, face detect, tracking, manual focus override, focus peaking, focus down to -4 EV
  • Display:3" 1.04m dot tilting touchscreen LCD
  • Flash:internal flash included (4m ISO 100 GN), 1/50 flash sync, hot shoe, red-eye reduction, slow sync, rear sync
  • Remote:use Wi-Fi
  • Other Notable Features:level, three Fn buttons, WiFi, NFC, panorama mode, silent mode, time-lapse
  • Cards: microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
  • Battery: BLH7 battery (210 shots CIPA)
  • Size: 4.2 x 2.6 x 1.3” (107 x 65 x 33mm) wide, tall, deep
  • Weight: 9.5 ounces (269g) includes battery and card
  • Colors:Silver, Black, White, Red
  • Price:US$550 with kit lens
  • Current Firmware: version 1.0
  • Announced: January 4, 2017

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