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Panasonic LUMIX S5IIX Full Frame Mirrorless Camera, 6K/4K 10-bit Unlimited Recording, Phase Hybrid AF, Apple ProRes RAW & BRAW via HDMI, USB-SSD Recording, 5-Axis Dual I.S. - Body only

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That increase in size and weight is most likely due to the new cooling system (complete with fan vents either side of the of the viewfinder) in the S5IIX and SII. This is claimed to enable unlimited recording for C4K 60p or lower resolution recording provided you have the power and storage capacity. Panasonic states that the camera may stop recording to protect itself from overheating if the resolution is higher than C4, the frame rate is set to higher than 60 or it’s recording in ProRes. So you complain about the low drive speed and rolling shutter and then say you’d spend more to “upgrade” to the A74, which shoots slower uncompressed RAW with mechanical, far slower with electronic and has worse rolling shutter? modern cameras in both video and stills are past now being 'good enough' for most users requirements"

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I for one just sold my Fuji x100v and was on the fence buying a XH2 with 33mm 1.4 (for Hybrid shooting).Don't go looking for any differences in the S5 IIX's sensor because there aren't any. The sensor, resolution, ISO range and AF system are identical. (Image credit: Panasonic) You seem to be more 'misinformed' then I am. We all know Canon will drop its R1 and Sony will come up with some new high end cameras as well. The S2H will turn out to be another joke by Panasonic. All that effort for nothing in the end. Panasonic will fail this market. They were too late and they won't be able to turn the tide. Does the S5 II do enough to be seen as a serious contender to the likes of Canon's EOS R6 II or even Nikon's Z6 II? It helps its case that Leica, Panasonic and Sigma are doing a good job of building a system around the L-mount, meaning there are many more native lenses available than for Canon or Nikon's mirrorless systems.

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The S5 II has a good competitive price and rolling shutter should not be an issue like with the A7, though still not as good as the R6 II. Panasonic Lumix S5IIX: full-sensor internal 4:2:0 10-bit 6K (3:2) and 5.9K (16:9) footage at 30fps, 4:2:2 C4K and 4K at up to 60fps Both cameras, the S5II and the S5IIX, are equipped with the same 24.2MP full-frame sensor and processing engine, implying that, all else being equal, the image quality should be identical.

Telling the camera the squeeze ratio of your lens also allows the S5 II to adjust its image stabilization system to accommodate the differing effective focal lengths of your vertical and horizontal capture, improving the stabilization performance. LUT-applied shooting Tbh (this is a general comment), the camera industry appears to have decided (without consulting me) that high res cameras are stills dominant and mid res cameras are hybrid, for vloggers etc. Until the burst shooting speed slows. When recording is performed under the test conditions specified by Panasonic.

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That's assuming you need Raw video out. And that you don't find USB charging more convenient (which some people may, but it's not fair to assume that everyone needs to pay the extra). Compared to its predecessor, the S5 II is a real movie-making beast, and the S5 was already pretty good in that respect itself. But Panasonic has also launched the Lumix S5 IIX, which is even more of a beast, with a slightly higher price tag and a slightly longer wait before you can buy one (it is due to ship in May 2023).The fan means the S5 II can record for unlimited periods in most of its video modes, as tested by Panasonic at temperatures of 40°C (104°F). Panasonic points out that most of its rivals only quote figures for 22–25°C (72–77°F), which is significantly less demanding and less representative of average temperatures across much of the US. Video Sigma 28-70 f/2.8 is the obvious choice for someone who is moving up from a compact camera, as it's very compact, affordable, and constant aperture, but it doesn't go quite as wide. If you don't mind the weight, Sigma 24-70 f/2.8 is a slightly better lens for a lot more weight, and that will match the RX100's 24-70mm equivalent.

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