Panasonic has unveiled a compact Micro Four Thirds camera called the Lumix GH6. It is focused on recording video in high resolution, supports ProRes mode and is equipped with an active cooling system, and also allows you to use two types of memory cards and external SSDs.
The 25.2 megapixel camera is capable of recording 5.7K @ 30 fps video in ProRes and ProRes HQ modes. When using the MP4 codec, the frame rate can be increased up to 60 fps. In 4K resolution, shooting is carried out at a frequency of up to 120 frames per second. New with a five-axis image stabilization function, it supports autofocus technology that detects faces, eyes, heads and animals in the frame.
To save images and videos, there are slots for CF Express Type B cards (required for shooting in ProRes and SD (UHS-II). In addition, there is the ability to record to an external recorder or SSD via a USB Type-C port. According to the manufacturer , the camera supports more than 13 stops of dynamic range, which significantly reduces the amount of digital noise even at high ISO values.
Outwardly, the novelty is similar to the GH5 II model, but weighs a little more: 823 versus 727 grams with dimensions of 138x100x100 millimeters. The battery with a capacity of 2200 mAh is responsible for the autonomy of the gadget. The Panasonic Lumix GH6 is priced at $2,199 and will go on sale in March 2022.