Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II Announced, Priced $997.99, Available for Pre-Order

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Panasonic has just officially announced the new Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LX100 II It is an enthusiast compact camera, featuring a 17MP Four Thirds sensor, a 24-75mm equivalent F1.7-2.8 Leica DC lens, a custom control ring, a 1.24M-dot touchscreen LCD and 2.76M-dot equivalent electronic viewfinder. This new camera costs $997.99, first available for pre-order at B&H.

panasonic-lx100-iiBelow are the detailed specifications:

Price
MSRP $999 pre-order at B&H
Body type
Body type Large sensor compact
Sensor
Max resolution 4736 x 3552
Other resolutions 4928 x 3288 (3:2), 5152 x 2904 (16:9), 3552 x 3552 (1:1)
Image ratio w:h 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels 17 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 22 megapixels
Sensor size Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
Sensor type CMOS
Processor Venus Engine
Image
ISO Auto, 200-25600 (expands down to 100)
Boosted ISO (minimum) 100
White balance presets 5
Custom white balance Yes (4 slots)
Image stabilization Optical
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Fine, standard
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 24–75 mm
Optical zoom 3.1×
Maximum aperture F1.7–2.8
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Digital zoom Yes (4.3x – 6.2x)
Manual focus Yes
Normal focus range 50 cm (19.69)
Macro focus range cm (1.18)
Number of focus points 49
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 3
Screen dots 1,240,000
Touch screen Yes
Screen type TFT LCD
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type Electronic
Viewfinder coverage 100%
Viewfinder magnification 0.7×
Viewfinder resolution 2,760,000
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 60 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/4000 sec
Maximum shutter speed (electronic) 1/16000 sec
Aperture priority Yes
Shutter priority Yes
Manual exposure mode Yes
Built-in flash No
External flash Yes
Continuous drive 11.0 fps
Self-timer Yes
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV steps)
AE Bracketing ±3 (3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
WB Bracketing Yes
Videography features
Format MPEG-4, AVCHD, H.264
Modes
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 100 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 24p / 100 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 28 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 28 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Dolby Digital
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60i / 17 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Dolby Digital
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 20 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 24 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Dolby Digital
  • 1280 x 720 @ 30p / 10 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 24p / 24 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Dolby Digital
Microphone Stereo
Speaker Mono
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I supported)
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB charging Yes
HDMI Yes (micro HDMI)
Microphone port No
Headphone port No
Wireless Built-In
Wireless notes 802.11b/g/n + Bluetooth 4.2 LE
Remote control Yes (via smartphone)
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description DMW-BLE9 lithium-ion battery & USB charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 340
Weight (inc. batteries) 392 g (0.86 lb / 13.83 oz)
Dimensions 115 x 66 x 64 mm (4.53 x 2.6 x 2.52)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
GPS None

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