Panasonic Lumix G9 officially Announced, Priced $1,698, Available for Pre-Order Now

Panasonic Lumix DC-G9

Panasonic has just officially announced the new Panasonic Lumix G9! It is a speed-oriented camera, featuring  a 20.3MP CMOS sensor, in-body image stabilization, up to 6.5 stops of shake reduction and an updated version of the company’s Depth from Defocus AF system.Panasonic G9 can shoot continuously up to 20 fps with single AF using its electronic shutter. It has two SD card slots.

Panasonic G9 costs $1,697.99, available for Pre-Order at Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama. It will start shipping in January 2018.Panasonic Lumix DC-G9 images2

 Below are the detailed specifications:

Price
MSRP $1,699 (body only) AmazonB&H/ Adorama
Body type
Body type SLR-like (bridge)
Sensor
Max resolution 5184 x 3888
Image ratio w:h 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels 20 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 22 megapixels
Sensor size Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
Sensor type CMOS
Image
ISO Auto, 200-25600 (expands to 100-25600)
Boosted ISO (minimum) 100
White balance presets 5
Custom white balance Yes (4 slots)
Image stabilization Sensor-shift
CIPA image stabilization rating 6.5 stop(s)
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Fine, standard
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Digital zoom Yes (2x-4x)
Manual focus Yes
Number of focus points 225
Lens mount Micro Four Thirds
Focal length multiplier 2×
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fully articulated
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 1.66× (0.83× 35mm equiv.)
Viewfinder resolution 3,680,000
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 60 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/8000 sec
Maximum shutter speed (electronic) 1/32000 sec
Aperture priority Yes
Shutter priority Yes
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes No
Built-in flash No
External flash Yes (via hot shoe or flash sync port)
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 20.0 fps
Self-timer