Join More Than 50,000+ Subscribers and get latest camera news and rumors

NEW CAMERA VIDEOS ON YOUTUBE

Download Our Android Appthenewcamera-app
NEW CAMERA LINKS
NEWS News about new camera
Hot at New Camera Hot Picks by New Camera

Camera Rumors List of all latest Camera Rumors on Web.
Canon Rumors Latest Canon Rumors.
Nikon Rumors Latest Nikon Rumors.
Sony Rumors Latest Sony Rumors.

Sample Images Click here to see New Camera Sample Images.
Sample Video Click here to see New Camera Sample Video.
Firmware Update

Panasonic S1R vs Panasonic GH5s

Take a look at some of the exclusive images of side-by-side comparison of Panasonic S1R vs Panasonic GH5s.  As you can see the overall size of the camera isn’t too big compared to Panasonic GH5s.  But of course the camera is bit more wider and taller then its M4/3 siblings.

As you can see from the above the Panasonic S1R camera top design is completely different from Panasonic GH5s. Design wise the Panasonic S1R is more similar to Panasonic G9.

panasonic S1R bs GH5s

As you can see, on the rear side we have more large grip area and from the top design you can see the hand grip are is also double compared to Panasonic GH5s. It will allow photographer to hold the camera perfectly. The tilting screen the the only issue for me, the tilting screen will not attract vloogers to this camera which is of course a big lag.

We will add detailed specs comparison review of both the camera very soon as full specs become available to us.

Check out the latest CES 2019 Panasonic S1 / Panasonic S1R Press Release – Shipping of Panasonic S1R camera will start from March of 2019.

Follow us on our social pages  FACEBOOK | TWITTER | INSTAGRAM to get live news + Panasonic rumors 24X7

.source panasonic uk

Panasonic GH5 and GH5s AutoFocus Speed Improved Via Firmware Update

Finally the Autofocus speed of Panasonic flagship camera improved via the latest firmeare update, back on January we have published the AF test results of Panasonic GH5s, GH5, G85 and G9 camera. Out of all these four camera the Panasonic G85 was the fastest one.

But, now after the latest firmware update the AF speed of the camera is vastly improved, and as you can see in the test videos below uploaded by Cinema 5D and Geeky Nerdy Techy

Panasonic GH5 AF Test

Panasonic GH5s AF test Video

you can now download firmware from here

Follow us on our social pages  FACEBOOK | TWITTER | INSTAGRAM  to get live news + Panasonic rumors 24X7+

Panasonic GH5S vs Sony A7S II

Sony A7S III panasonic GHS

Panasonic GH5S vs Sony A7S II – Take a look at the specification comparison between two. And actually which camera should you buy, Panasonic GH5S or Sony A7S III ?

Feature/Models Panasonic GH5s Sony A7s II
Megapixel 10.2 megapixels
12 megapixels
Sensor size Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm) Full frame (36 x 24 mm)
Image processor Venus Engine 10
Bionz X
AF system Contrast detect Contrast Detect
AF points 225 AF points 169 AF Points
ISO 80-208400 50- 409600
Shutter speed 1/16000 to 30 sec
1/8000 to 30 sec
Image Stabilization No 5-axis
Continuous shooting speed 12fps 5fps
Video Cinema 4K @60 fps 4K Video at 30 fps
Display 3.2″ 1,620k-Dot Tilting LCD Monitor
3.0″ 1,228,800-Dot Tilting LCD Monitor
Hot shoe Yes Yes
Wireless Built-in Built-in
Environmentally sealed yes yes
Battery life 440 shots 360 shots
Weight 660 g 627g
Size 138,5×98.1×87.4 127 x 96 x 60 mm

1. Sensor Size Comparison

When we look at the specification sheet of the camera, the biggest difference between the two is the sensor size. The Sony A7S II camera features fullframe sensor and the Panasonic GH5S camera features M4/3 sensor. And if you look at the resolution then we have marginal difference.. only of 2MP but the difference is pixel size is large (70.55µm2 vs 22.14µm2).

We have also done the High ISO test between the two camera as well as video comparison is also done and we can clearly see that Sony is leading in the comparison.

At the end we do expect high quality images and Videos from the Sony A7S II camera with less noise compared to the Panasonic GH5S camera.

2. Sony A7S II have better AF System

We do know that Panasonic camera do carry a dedicate hardware to perform DFD AF. But, at the end as we have seen in the AF test of Panasonic cameras, the GH5s AF performance is slow compared to the Panasonic G85 or Panasonic G9 camera which is more affordable compared to Panasonic GH5S.

But, we also know that Sony A7S II carry dedicated Phase AF points inside the sensor so the AF performance of Sony A7S II camera is better compared to the Panasonic GH5S.

Panasonic DFD AF system

3. Advance Image Stabilization inside Sony A7S II

Unfortunately, Panasonic GH5S doesn’t feature built-in IS and at the same time Sony A7S II camera features DUAL I.S.  So, you can carry the Sony A7S II camera with you anywhere without any extra gimble support.

Image Stabilization

4. DCI vs UHD 4K

As you can see in the image below the Panasonic GH5S camera features DCI 4K video compared to the 4K UHD video inside the Sony A7S II camera. So, if you are talking about the Video resolution then the Panasonic GH5S (4096 x 2060 vs 3840 x 2160) do have a upper hand compared to Sony A7S II camera.

UHD vs DCI 4K video

5. Rear Side Screen and Size Comparison

Despite of having a large sensor the overall body size of the Sony A7S II camera is smaller compared to the Panasonic GH5S camera. On the other side the Panasonic GH5s carry bit bigger high resolution screen compared to the Sony A7S II camera.

Panasonic GH5S vs Sony A7S II

The rear side screen of the Panasonic features touch display interface whereas the Sony A7S II haven’t.

6. Panasonic GH5S Fast Continuous shooting speed

The Continuous shooting speed of the Panasonic GH5s is more compared to the Sony A7S II camera. The Panasonic GH5S II camera shoots 14BIT RAW files at 11FPS and 12Bit RAW files at 12FPS without AF support and With AFC mode you get 7FPS with 14bit and 8FPS  when you have 12bit setting.

7. Card Slots

The Panasonic GH5S features Dual Card Slots including a UHS memoory card slot inside, but the Sony A7S II is limited to single memory card slot.

8. Noise in Image and Video

If you look High ISO test between the two the Sony A7S II camera have clear advantage. In High ISO test Video samples at 12800 one graded from V-Log and one from S-Log you can feel the difference, the Sony A7S II is more with better dynamic range clear compared to Panasonic GH5S.

Verdict

Based on specification comparison I prefer Sony A7S II over Panasonic GH5S.

Get Panasonic GH5S from Amazon.com | B&H Store

Buy Sony A7S II camera from Amazon | B&H

image credit – camerasensorsize.com

Panasonic GH5S vs Panasonic GH5 High ISO Test

Panasonic GH5s High ISO test with the Panasonic GH5s camera. We have done specification comparison review of both the camera aw while ago and we have also explained why Panasonic GH5s dropped the IS feature. Now, its time to compare the Panasonic GH5S camera for Panasonic GH5.

Panasonic GH5S vs Panasonic GH5 ISO 12800

In this sample image you can clearly see despite of having low resolution the Panasonic GH5S has 10 Megapixel sensor getting very clean images.
In Panasonic GH5 image you can see significant amount of noise is present but at the same time you are getting also with more details compared to the GH5s.

Panasonic GH5S vs Panasonic GH5 ISO 25600

Panasonic GH5S is able to maintain noise very effectively. The image captured by Panasonic GH5S showing minimal amount of noise at ISO 25600
Take a look at the image captured by the Panasonic GH5 camera at at ISO 25000. Panasonic GH5 showing a very high amount of noise at ISO 2500 and the image is completely useless. Panasonic GH5S camera is prove to be excellent tool still shooters as well as videographers / cinematographers.

But and then we have to say that Panasonic GH5S is missing the built-in image stabilization system so you have to get external image stabilizer support that is a gimble while shooting at low light conditions

We have already compared to Panasonic GH5S camera with Sony A7S II camera

Get Panasonic GH5S from Amazon.com | B&H Store

image credit source imageresource

Why Image Stabilization is Missing Inside Panasonic GH5S ?

Panasonic GH5S wihout IS

Well we all have a this question in our mind, Why Image Stabilization is Missing Inside Panasonic GH5S ?

Panasonic announced Panasonic GH5S one of the best video centered mirrorless camera till date, and we all know that Panasonic image stabilization is just after Olympics OMD series (Olympus OMD E-M1 Mark II IS is best in the world). Panasonic GH5 camera features 5 Axis image stabilization with DUAL I.S support that synchronises with the lens based image stabilization and works parallely to keep give excellent support while you are working in low light conditions.

But why low light dedicated video camera missing image stabilization inside it ?
Before we begin let me tell you that the recently announced Panasonic GH5S camera features redesigned 10 Megapixel sensor with High ISO range starting from 80 to 204800. Not only that the Panasonic GH5S camera has become the first consumer camera to offer DCI 4K recording that is cinematic 4k recording which is better than the UHD 4K recording of the Panasonic GH5 camera. Also Dual native ISO so has been introduced which was present in the professional camcorders of Panasonic.

To process the low light videos and gives you a very clean output Panasonic GH 5S need enormous processing and increased sensor sensitivity
All this activity generate a lot of internal heat and that may affect the image or video quality when used for a longer period of time or during a hot day.

So, they have decided to put the sensor on solid object to sink up the sensor heat quickly. The floating sensor 5-axis IS module won’t tackle the sensor heat as effectively as the Sensor fixed sensor does with heat sink support. Hence to tackle the heat generated by the sensor possibly they have decided to remove IS system.

Get Panasonic GH5S from Amazon.com | B&H Store

Subscribe to FACEBOOK | TWITTER | GOOGLE+ to get live news + Rumors 24X7

Panasonic GH5S vs Panasonic GH5

panasonic GH5S

Panasonic GH5S vs Panasonic GH5 – Panasonic GH5S features exactly same exterior design compared to the Panasonic GH5. But it do have lot of improvements, take a look.

Feature/Models Panasonic GH5s
Panasonic GH5
Megapixel 12 megapixels
20 megapixels
Sensor size Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm) Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
Image processor Venus Engine 10
Venus Engine 10
Low Pass Filter No No
AF system Contrast detect Contrast Detect
AF points 225 AF points 225 AF Points
ISO 80-204800 100-25600
Shutter speed 1/16000 to 60 sec
60sec 1/16000 sec
Image Stabilization No 5-Axis Sensor Stabilization; Dual I.S.
Continuous shooting speed 12fps 12fps
Video Cinema 4K @60 fps (4096 x 2160 @ 60fps) 4K Video at 60 fps
Display 3.2″ 1.62m-Dot Tilting LCD Monitor
3.2″ 1.62m-Dot Free-Angle Touchscreen
Hot shoe Yes Yes
Wireless Built-in Built-in
Environmentally sealed yes yes
Battery life 440 shots 410 shots
Weight 660g 725g
Size 138×98×87 139 x 98 x 87 mm

 

ISO Range
before we begin let me tell you that the sensor inside the Panasonic GH5S is completely new.
The camera features 10 Megapixel sensor with ISO sensitivity starting from 80 to 204800, and the standard ISO range of the camera is 100 to 51200.

Being said that it clearly indicates that the Panasonic GH5S will going to create more cleaner images during low light conditions compared to the Panasonic GH 5 camera. Not any cleaner images Panasonic GH 5S is also optimised for low light video performance and Dual Native ISO also introduced to cut down the extra noise.

Dual Native ISO
and Panasonic introduced dual native ISO inside the Panasonic GH 5S camera which was first introduced with Panasonic S35
The dual native ISO range is used to cut down the extra amount of noise generated while recording video or still at low light conditions.

Multi-aspect sensor
Panasonic introduce multi aspect sensor so you can now shoot 16:9, 17:9, 4:3 and 2:3.wide formats.

AutoFocus System
The autofocusing system of both the camera remains same. both camera features a 225 points based DFD autofocusing system. but the Panasonic GH5S comes with slight improvement in low light detection range. Panasonic GH5S Camera AF detection improved one stop more (+5EV vs -4EV) compared to the Panasonic GH 5 camera.

14 Bit continuous shooting
The camera offers 14bit of RAW shooting but at 11 frames per second without AF support and when you use AFC mode continuous AF the speed slows down to 7fps.

Cinematic 4K
cinematic / DCI 4K also being introduced inside the Panasonic GH5S camera. Panasonic GH5 do offer standard / UHD 4K video recording but one step ahead Panasonic GH5S has become the first consumer level camera to introduced 4K cinematic video which carry a bit more resolution compared to the standard 4K video of the GH5 camera.

240 Frames @ Full HD
After that we have improvement in the frame rate of full HD video recording. with full HD video recording you get to 240 frames per second with the Panasonic GH5S camera.

Pre-installed Vlog
Yes the Panasonic GH 5S comes with pre installed Vlog and for that you have to pay extra money when you get for Panasonic GH5 camera.

Panasonic 4KHDR and HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma)
You get 4K HDR with HLG in Panasonic GH5S with Firmware version 2.0. Panasonic GH5S
Comes with preinstalled.

No Built in Image stabilization
Panasonic GH5S doesn’t carry in built-in Image stabilization. So, you have to depend upon the OSS lenses only. BTW, the Panasonic GH5 carry Dual IS when sensor based IS sync with Lens based IS.So you get 5+Stops of IS with the Panasonic GH5 camera.

Final Word

The Panasonic GH5S camera is made for shooting in low-light environment. So, absence of IS will become a big issue for few filmkaers and lifestyle vloggers. But, overall the camera is more video centric compared to Panasonic GH5S.

Get Panasonic GH5S from Amazon.com | B&H Store

Panasonic GH5S Now Available for Pre-Order

Panasonic GH5s

Finally, We have received the notification from B&H that Panasonic GH5S is now available for pre-order. See also Panasonic GH5s announcement page, more about the Panasonic GH5s  and Comparison with Sony A7S II.