Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85 Announced, Priced $897.99, Available for Pre-order

panasonic-g85-with-lens-kitPanasonic has just officially announced LUMIX DMC-G85. It is the successor to the current Panasonic G7 and shares its DSLR-style design with twin control dials and fully articulating touch display. It features a new 2.36M dot OLED electronic viewfinder, a longer eyepoint, 5-axis image stabilization and Dual I.S. 2, weather and dust-sealing, 4K-capable, built-in Wi-Fi and utilizes Panasonic’s Depth from Defocus AF.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85 body costs $897.95 and with kit 12-60mm F/3.5-5.6 Lumix G Vario Power OIS for 997.99. It is now available for pre-order at Amazon/ Adorama and will start shipping on Octomber 25th, 2016.

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 Detailed Specifications:

Price
MSRP $899 (body only), $999 (w/12-60 lens)
Body type
Body type SLR-style mirrorless
Sensor
Max resolution 4592 x 3448
Image ratio w:h 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels 16 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 17 megapixels
Sensor size Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
Sensor type CMOS
Image
ISO Auto, 200-25600 (expands down to ISO 100)
Boosted ISO (minimum) 100
White balance presets 5
Custom white balance Yes (4 slots)
Image stabilization Sensor-shift
Image stabilization notes IS system works together with stabilized lenses to improve shake reduction
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Fine, normal
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Number of focus points 49
Lens mount Micro Four Thirds
Focal length multiplier 2×
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Tilting
Screen size 3
Screen dots 1,040,000
Touch screen Yes
Screen type TFT LCD
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type Electronic
Viewfinder coverage 100%
Viewfinder magnification 0.74×
Viewfinder resolution 2,360,000
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
Subject / scene modes No
Built-in flash Yes
Flash range 6.20 m (at ISO 100)
External flash Yes (via hot shoe)
Flash modes Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
Continuous drive 9.0 fps
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 secs, 10 secs x 3 shots)
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
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 @ 60i / 17 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Dolby Digital
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 24 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Dolby Digital
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 20 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 24p / 24 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Dolby Digital
Microphone Stereo
Speaker Mono
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC card
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Yes (micro-HDMI)
Microphone port Yes
Headphone port No
Wireless Built-In
Wireless notes 802.11b/g/n
Remote control Yes (via wired remote or smartphone)
Physical
Environmentally sealed Yes
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-ion battery & charger; optional grip
Battery Life (CIPA) 330
Weight (inc. batteries) 505 g (1.11 lb / 17.81 oz)
Dimensions 128 x 89 x 74 mm (5.04 x 3.5 x 2.91)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
GPS None

See also Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85 Sample Images

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