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3 - amazing cameras launched at Photokina 2018
From full-frame mirrorless and medium format to megapixel madness, there were plenty of cutting-edge cameras in Cologne.
Has the industry gone mirrorless mad? On look at the launches of Photokina 2018 and you would thinks so. Though 2018 has already having seen the debuts of the Nikon Z6 and Z7 and Canon EOS R full frame mirrorless cameras, the world’s largest photography exhibition nevertheless saw some cutting-edge new cameras both presented and previewed.
GoPro couldn’t wait until the show began to unveil its Hero 7 Black, but here’s what everyone else launched in Cologne that you need to know about
1. Panasonic Lumix S1R
All hail the first full-frame mirrorless cameras from Panasonic. A follow-up to the Lumix GH4 and GH5, the Lumix S Series is topped by the S1R, whose 35mm full-frame image sensor offers a whopping 47 megapixels. However, the bigger news is on the video side, with the S1R able to record in 4K 60fps. Just as interesting for those considering moving to full-frame mirrorless from a full-frame DSLR is the S1R's double slot for XQD and SD cards. It was also announced that the S1R will benefit from the Leica L-Mount Alliance; cue incoming interchangeable lenses from Leica and Sigma.
2. Panasonic Lumix S1
Also in Panasonic’s Lumix S Series is the S1, a step-down from the S1R that nevertheless boasts some top specs. You'll have to settle for a 24-megapixel sensor, but the S1 can also shoot video in 4K 60fps, and also packs that double SD card slot, so has plenty going for it. It's also compatible with the L-Mount lenses. The S1 and its bigger brother, the S1R, will both launch early in 2019.
3. Phase One XF IQ4 150MP Camera System