Last Updated on January 13, 2019
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Every so often, camera manufacturing companies take their products to the next level. As for the Panasonic DC-LX100 II, their creators did just that. Its features are worth looking out for and it’s built for various types of photographers in the field today.
If you’ve been waiting for the next big thing in the long line of great Panasonic cameras, here’s everything you need to know about their latest addition to the family.
What’s New with Panasonic DC-LX100 II?
What’s exciting about the newest addition to the Panasonic camera line is that it comes with features that make it at par with its competitors in the market. This piece will look deep into these new features and how it makes a user’s photography game more worthwhile.
As a little background, the new Panasonic DC-LX100 II camera is a big step up from its older brother, the DC-LX100. This high-powered, advanced compact camera packs a boost from the latter which also gives its shots more notable quality.
First, the new camera now comes with a 17-megapixel, multi-aspect four-thirds sensor. Its predecessor dons a 12.8 megapixel in the model so this one is definitely a great boost. Because of this, shots are clearer, crisper, and sharper especially when sticking with the manual setting.
Second, the camera’s high-resolution sensor is a nod to the Canon G9X and, as what Panasonic proudly puts, its new image processor producer finer and better capture detail and color rendition. Along with that is the same 24-75mm equivalent F1.7-2.8 lens.
These lenses come with five and two ED elements as well as a 3cm minimum focus distance. Also, it’s packed with a leaf shutter. Therefore, this new addition surely packs a punch among its predecessors.
Third, its hardware is also one thing that will impress both photographers and enthusiasts in the field. While it’s basically quite similar to its older brother, this decision definitely puts the entire users’ experience to mind.
Panasonic Analog Controls
Panasonic decided to bring back its analog-like controls because it gave a lot of appeal to the market. It allows you to control the exposure, aperture, and shutter speed through the dials.
Plus, a switch allows you to have more control in changing the aspect ratios easily. Also, the camera’s body is identical to its older brother’s build. Therefore, it gives a good grip which adds to a secure handling experience.
Who is the best fit for the newest Panasonic camera?
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Finally, the new Panasonic DC-LX100 II is designed for every type of photographer. Whether you’re a professional looking for a handy compact unit to backup your traditional DSLRs and new mirrorless cameras during a busy shoot, this is a powerful candidate that does the job very well.
However, it should always be a mindset among photographers (especially those who are new in the field or are still training) that a great photography hardware can only go so far.
Panasonic DC-LX100 II Price & Availability
It will still depend on the photographer’s eye and artistry that works in-sync with his or her equipment. Therefore, practice and training will always, always go a long way. It is going to have a list price of $999.99 and will be available by October 2018.