Panasonic Unveils Lumix GH7 – A Game-Changer in the Micro Four Thirds Mirrorless Series

Aiman Maulana
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Panasonic Unveils Lumix GH7 – A Game-Changer in the Micro Four Thirds Mirrorless Series

Panasonic has introduced the Lumix GH7, the latest flagship model in its renowned micro four thirds mirrorless Lumix G series. This new camera sets a high bar with exceptional video performance, a wide dynamic range, and advanced autofocus capabilities, thanks to its newly developed CMOS sensor and enhanced PDAF (Phase Detection Auto-Focus).

Panasonic Lumix GH7

Panasonic Unveils Lumix GH7 - A Game-Changer in the Micro Four Thirds Mirrorless Series

The Lumix GH7 is equipped with a high-performance 25.2MP BSI CMOS sensor that offers high resolution and fast response times. It features a 13+ stop dynamic range boost for rich gradation, ensuring that your photos and videos have exceptional depth and detail. The camera’s PDAF system provides high-speed, precise autofocus, now including real-time autofocus recognition for aircraft and trains. Additionally, it offers image stabilization with perspective distortion correction and powerful compensation for on-the-move shooting.

The Lumix GH7 excels in video quality and workflow optimization. It supports internal recording of 5.7K 30p ProRes 422 HQ and ProRes RAW HQ, and it boasts the world’s first 32-bit float recording capability. Users can apply custom LUTs directly to videos and photos in real-time, enhancing creative flexibility. The camera also enables proxy recording for efficient workflow management. Panasonic claims the GH7 allows unlimited video recording, thanks to efficient heat dissipation and an integrated cooling fan.

Panasonic Unveils Lumix GH7 - A Game-Changer in the Micro Four Thirds Mirrorless Series

A standout feature of the Lumix GH7 is its native Camera to Cloud integration with Adobe’s Frame.io, facilitating automatic upload, backup, and collaboration on images and videos via the cloud. The camera also supports Open Gate recording, offering flexible framing options suitable for both professional and social media formats.

For optimal framing assistance, the Lumix GH7 features a 3.68m-dot OLED viewfinder and a tilt-free angle TFT touchscreen with 1.84m-dot resolution. Additional features include built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.0 support, a USB-C port for tethering and charging, an HDMI Type A connector, and dual memory card slots. The camera is designed to withstand harsh environments, with dust, splash, and freeze resistance down to -10 degrees Celsius.

The Panasonic Lumix GH7 is slated for release in select markets this July, priced at $2,200 (RM10,318 approximately) for the body only. Lumix Malaysia has already begun promoting the camera on its official website and Facebook page, indicating that a local release is likely imminent.

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Pokdepinion: The Panasonic Lumix GH7 promises to be a groundbreaking addition to the micro four thirds mirrorless market. Given that its predecessors were making waves for video content creators, we’re excited to see how much better this one is first hand.

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