Panasonic S1 Review Rundown
Panasonic Lumix DC-S1 is one of a pair of full-frame cameras launched in 2019 by Panasonic. We continue to recommend the Sony a7 III in this class of full- frame cameras, as it offers a more rounded feature set for less money. For those who want the best at any cost, however, the Lumix S1 makes a strong case for your money.
This rundown provides our analysis on 8 third-party reviews. The sentiment scores, summaries, and key takeaways that we select are based on these reviews and may differ from the original publication.
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Reviewers from Digitaltrends have found the following[***]:
Panasonic has written a new recipe for a mirrorless camera, one that leaves no ingredients on the shelf. At 2.25 pounds, it has half a pound on the Sony A7 III and Nikon Z 6. The body is covered in buttons, dials, and switches providing more direct control.
Reviewers from Pcmag have found the following[***]:
The Lumix DC-S1 is one of a pair of full-frame cameras launched this year by Panasonic. It features a stabilized 24MP image sensor, top-end 4K video features, and a very sturdy build. The S1 delivers image quality that is very much in line with its closest competitors, the Sony a7 III and Nikon Z 6.
Reviewers from Techradar have found the following[***]:
The Panasonic S1 is the more junior of two cameras that kicked off the company's still-fresh S system. In contrast to Panasonic's Micro Four Thirds G-series cameras, the S1 sports a larger full-frame sensor that's sized to the 3:2 aspect ratio. The sensor works with a new Venus Engine, and for the times where 24.2MP just doesn't cut it you can call upon a new High Resolution mode. The current standard standard for high-end mirrorless cameras is 369 million dots, so this is a significant step up.
Reviewers from Trustedreviews have found the following[***]:
The Panasonic Lumix S1 is Panasonic's first foray into full-frame mirrorless photography. The 24.2-megapixel camera promises greater dynamic range, detail, colour and low light performance than Panasonic's Lumix G range. It also features five-axis dual image stabilisation, 4K video recording at 60fps, the highest resolution OLED viewfinder on a mirrorless camera, and a fast Depth From Defocus system.
- 1. ^ Panasonic Lumix S1 review. Digitaltrends. 01 April 2019. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
- 2. ^ Panasonic Lumix DC-S1 Review. Pcmag. 14 June 2019. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
- 3. ^ Panasonic Lumix S1 review. Techradar. 12 April 2019. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
- 4. ^ Panasonic S1 Review. Trustedreviews. 23 April 2019. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
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