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Panasonic launches Lumix GH4 with 4K video recording capabilities

updated 05:46 am EST, Fri February 7, 2014

Lumix GH4 increases high-resolution video recording options

Panasonic has unveiled a new mirrorless camera capable of recording 4K-resolution video, as a successor to the Lumix GH3. While the Lumix GH4 takes after the appearance of the previous model, albeit slightly smaller, it boasts an improved focus on video work, with Panasonic also launching an accessory that adds a host of connections and extra controls ideal for videographers.

The Lumix GH4 offers a 16.05-megapixel Digital Live MOS Micro Four Thirds sensor with the Venus Engine IX image processor, offering a sensitivity of up to ISO 25,600, a 12fps RAW burst mode for up to 40 shots or 7fps with AF tracking, and a new 49-point focus array with a new Depth from Defocus autofocus system. On the back of the weather-sealed casing is a 3-inch, 1 million-dot vari-angle OLED display, accompanied by a 2.36 million-dot EVF, as well as Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity for control via a mobile device.

Panasonic Lumix GH4
Panasonic Lumix GH4


In terms of video, the Lumix GH4 can capture video at 4096x2160 at 24fps, 3840x2160 at 30fps, at a data rate of 100Mbps, while 1080P video recording is performed at 60fps and lower at 200Mbps. The optional DMW-YAGH accessory allows for uncompressed 4K video output at 10-bit color without a data rate cap, along with SDI outputs, two XLR ports, independent audio controls, and a 12V power socket.

Panasonic has yet to reveal the price or availability for the Lumix GH4 and the DMW-YAGH accessory, but the camera is thought to cost somewhere in the region of $2,000.



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