Since it was first released, the Panasonic Lumix S5IIX has blown us away with its incredible video capabilities and overall versatility and performance. With impressive autofocus and stabilization features, alongside professional quality video performance, the Panasonic Lumix S5IIX should be on every videographer's radar.
Incredible Video Performance
The Panasonic Lumix S5IIX is perfect for videography with pro video features and assist tools such as Waveform Monitor, Vector Scope and Zebra Pattern. It also has active cooling and is designed to capture video in a wide range of settings, including the ability to output Pro Res Raw or BRaw with an external recorder.
The newly developed 24.2-megapixel 35mm full-frame CMOS sensor and imaging engine provide high-quality footage that is both sharp and detailed. The Lumix S5IIX can shoot 4:2:0 10-bit 6K (3:2) / 5.9K (16:9), unlimited 4:2:2 10-bit C4K/4K recording, Slow & Quick motion in C4K/4K(1-60fps) / FHD(1-180fps), giving unparalleled creative freedom. Another noteworthy component is the all-intra recording feature, which makes for smoother playback and better colour grading options.
Powerful Autofocus & Image Stabilization
The autofocus and stabilization features are impressive compared to the previous full-frame models from Panasonic. Thanks to Phase Detection Auto-Focus (PDAF), the Lumix S5IIX has significantly improved subject tracking. Once locked on a subject, the auto-focus will continue to track, even in adverse lighting conditions and when multiple objects are moving within the frame.
The 5-axis body Image Stabilization, along with the 2-axis Optical Image Stabilizer from the LUMIX S Series lens provides users with 5-axis Dual I.S. 2, maximizing the correction power for incredibly steady footage.
Overall, the Panasonic Lumix S5IIX is a powerhouse of a camera with pro-level features! Whether you're a one-person film crew, are looking for an incredible camera to add to your repertoire, or want to take your video creativity to the next level, the Panasonic Lumix S5IIX is an excellent choice for videographers looking to up their game!
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