The Panasonic GX7 specs list has been leaked on the web, along with a photo showing the front and back of the upcoming Micro Four Thirds camera.
Panasonic has not been very careful in keeping the GX7 camera a secret. Beside the fact that the rumor mill has heard about it a long time ago, the device has also been mentioned by the company itself on Instagram.
The set of leaks continue with a more detailed Panasonic GX7 specs list and a photo, as well as the ability to pre-order the camera in France.
Panasonic GX7 specs showed up in a German magazine
We will begin with the specifications, which include a 16-megapixel image sensor. This is contrary to previous reports, saying that the camera will feature an 18-megapixel sensor. An explanation is given, which says that this may be an 18MP unit, but only 16MP will be effective.
The Micro Four Thirds shooter will be based on a magnesium body, which will be available in black-only or silver-and-black. The latter model can be seen in the leaked photo of the camera.
Panasonic will replace the GX1, which is available for $299.99 at Amazon, with the GX7. However, the designs are very different, with the new shooter looking more like the L1, an older Four Thirds camera.
Specifications are worthy of the “dream Micro Four Thirds camera” reputation
Furthermore, photographers will be able to use a maximum shutter speed of 1/8000th of a second, up to 5 frames per second in continuous shooting mode, integrated tiltable 2.7 million-dot electronic viewfinder, and a tiltable 3-inch 1.04 million-dot LCD screen.
The Panasonic GX7 will also come packed with built-in WiFi and NFC, on-sensor image stabilization technology, stereo microphone, and the ability to acquire focus in darker environments. Last but not least, the camera will support the GH3’s outstanding video capabilities.
France-based photographer has been able to pre-order the Panasonic GX7 for €999
Panasonic will officially announce the GX7 in August, while the camera’s release date has been scheduled for September. The Micro Four Thirds shooter will become available for €999 in Europe.
The Lumix GX7 price has been leaked at France-based retailer FNAC. A photographer looking to buy a G6 has walked out of the store with a pre-order for the unannounced camera.
Moreover, the device will also be pushed on the market in two lens kits: 14-42mm and 20mm. If the body-only price has been leaked, the same thing cannot be said about the lens kits.