Panasonic Lumix S1 Review

Panasonic LUMIX S1 Full Frame Mirrorless Camera with 24.2MP MOS High Resolution Sensor, L-Mount Lens Compatible, 4K HDR Video and 3.2” LCD - DC-S1BODY

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The Panasonic Lumix S1 is a Leica L mount camera from Panasonic with a 35.6 x 23.8 mm (Full-Frame) MOS sensor. You can view the best Panasonic mirrorless cameras here.

The Panasonic Lumix S1 Mirrorless Camera is a high-end camera that offers many features and capabilities. The 24.2MP Full-Frame MOS Sensor offers great image quality, while the 5.76m-Dot 0.78x-Magnification OLED LVF allows for excellent magnification and clarity. The 3.2″ 2.1m-Dot Triaxial Tilt Touchscreen is easy to use and provides plenty of control over your photos. The UHD 4K60 Video allows you to capture amazing footage in high resolution, while the HDR and 10-Bit Recording allow for even more detail and color accuracy. The sensor-shift image stabilization and weather-sealed construction make this camera durable and reliable in even the most challenging shooting conditions. The dual card slots allow you to store plenty of photos and videos, and the contrast-detect 225-area DFD AF system makes it easy to focus on your photos.

Panasonic Lumix S1 Key Features

  • 24.2MP Full-Frame MOS Sensor
  • Venus Engine Image Processor
  • 5.76m-Dot 0.78x-Magnification OLED LVF
  • 3.2″ 2.1m-Dot Triaxial Tilt Touchscreen
  • UHD 4K60 Video; HDR and 10-Bit Recording
  • ISO 100-51200
  • Up to 9 fps Shooting
  • Contrast-Detect 225-Area DFD AF System
  • Sensor-Shift Image Stabilization
  • Weather-Sealed Construction
  • 96MP High-Res Mode
  • Dual Card Slots

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Frequently Asked Questions

What’s included with the Panasonic Lumix S1?
Included with the Panasonic Lumix S1 are: Panasonic Lumix S1 Mirrorless Camera, Panasonic DMW-BLJ31 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery (7.2V, 3100mAh), Panasonic DMW-BLJ31 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery (7.2V, 3100mAh), Panasonic DMW-BTC14 Battery Charger, AC Adapter and AC Mains Lead, USB Type-C to USB Type-C Cable, USB Type-C to USB Type-A Cable, Body Cap, Shoulder Strap, Eyecup, Hot Shoe Cover, Flash Sync Socket Cap, Battery Grip Connector Cover, Cable Holder, Limited 1-Year Warranty, Extendable to 3-Years with Online Registration. You can also usually find Panasonic Lumix S1 bundle kits with additional accessories and lenses included.

What lens mount does the Panasonic Lumix S1 have?
The Panasonic Lumix S1 has a Leica L lens mount. This is a popular lens mount, so you should have no issues finding Leica L lenses. This lens mount is also available on the following cameras: Panasonic Lumix S1, Panasonic Lumix S1H, Panasonic Lumix S1R, Panasonic Lumix S5, Leica SL2, Leica SL2-S, Leica TL2

What kind of sensor does the Panasonic Lumix S1 have?
The Panasonic Lumix S1 has a 35.6 x 23.8 mm (Full-Frame) MOS sensor.

What is the resolution of the Panasonic Lumix S1?
The Panasonic Lumix S1’s 35.6 x 23.8 mm (Full-Frame) MOS sensor has the following resolutions – Actual: 25.28 Megapixel
Effective: 24.2 Megapixel (6000 x 4000).

Does the Panasonic Lumix S1 have image stabilization?
The Panasonic Lumix S1 has Sensor-Shift, 5-Axis image stabilization. Image stabilization is important for photographers interested in shooting in low light without relying on a tripod.

What size and resolution screen does the Panasonic Lumix S1 have?
The Panasonic Lumix S1’s screen is 3.2″ and has a resolution of 2,100,000 Dots.

How many autofocus points does the Panasonic Lumix S1 have?
The Panasonic Lumix S1 has the following autofocus points – Contrast Detection: 225.

What is the material construction of the Panasonic Lumix S1?
The Panasonic Lumix S1 is made of Magnesium Alloy.

Does the Panasonic Lumix S1 have a built-in ND filter?
The Panasonic Lumix S1 does not have a built-in ND filter. While having a built-in filter is convenient, you can always buy quality filters for your lenses and have more flexibility.

Can the Panasonic Lumix S1 shoot photos and video?
The Panasonic Lumix S1 can shoot stills & video. This is arguably the most important feature to check before purchasing a camera. You don’t want to be caught off guard when you go to shoot video and your camera only takes photos.

What batteries does the Panasonic Lumix S1 take?
The Panasonic Lumix S1 takes the following batteries: 1 x DMW-BLJ31 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion, 7.2 VDC, 3100 mAh.

How are the Panasonic Lumix S1’s dimensions?
The Panasonic Lumix S1 has dimensions of 5.9 x 4.3 x 3.8″ / 148.9 x 110 x 96.7 mm (Without Protrusions).

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