Panasonic has officially announced their latest M4/3 mirrorless camera – the Lumix GX9 , this camera , designed with compact mirrorless shooters in mind , is somewhat related to the Panasonic GH/G lineup as it shares a similar 20MP Micro 4/3 sensor with no low pass filter . The camera ,unlike its predecessor – the GX8 , is now capable of delivering reduced shutter shock(90% reduction from its predecessor)and this is achieved thanks to a new electromagnetic drive system .
The camera , in some regards is still capable of 4K 24/30p like the previous model , and this , combined with the IBIS allows 5 axis stabilization for video and photo . Another improvement is the viewfinder which is now upgraded to a 2.7 million dots (good news for those who want to shoot video or photos with it ), there is also an improved Vari-angle LCD unit which has a 1.2million Dot resolution . The GX9 sadly lacks weather sealing like the newer G9 and the higher end models , but that’s somewhat excusable as this camera is mostly aimed at casual shooters who may not consider shooting under extreme elements . Pricing for the camera with the 12-60mm F3.5-5.6 kit lens is said to be $999 .
Written by Rakitha for MasHD
Via - dpreview
Press Release - Panasonic