Panasonic’s LUMIX S5 Full Frame Mirrorless Camera Body Reaches a New Low of $1,500, Or More

Amazon currently offers the Panasonic Lumix S5 Full Frame Mirrorless Camera (body only) for $1499.99 shipped. Typically priced between $1,700 and $2,000, this 25% discount represents the new low price we’ve ever seen for a mirrorless camera body. This camera currently runs for $1,700 from B&H and Adorama, who note that the deal will only last 5 days. The 24.2MP sensor will benefit from dual ISO video. The ability to record in 4K at 10-bit and in V-Log and V-Gamut will please any content creator. You can get more than 14 stops of dynamic range while shooting in these log recording modes as well. The camera is also dust and splash resistant to handle any situation. The built-in 5-axis IS 2 enables 6.5° image stabilization during shooting. Dual SD card slots are also an advantage for redundancy and additional capacity. This specific deal does not include body lens. You can use some savings to get a Panasonic LUMIX S Series 50mm f / 1.8 Full Frame Lens for $448. Keep reading for another mirrorless camera deal.

Today only, as part of the DealZone, B&H is introducing the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III Mirrorless Camera with 12-40mm f/2.8 Lens for $1,999 shipped. It’s usually $2800, and that 29% discount makes it one of the lowest prices we’ve seen for this camera. Adorama is also offering this one-day deal at the same price as part of the deal of the day. The Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera is “well rounded” as it “was built with speed, versatility, and portability in mind.” The 20.4MP Live MOS sensor is paired with an updated TruePic IX image processor for continuous shooting at 60fps while using the electric shutter and 15fps with the mechanical shutter. The 5-axis sensor shift image stabilization system can compensate for up to 7.5 stops of camera shake. While it doesn’t include a V-Log, you do get an OM-Log from Olympus that extends effective dynamic range and color grading capability. The weather-tight construction means you can take this camera anywhere without too much worry. The included 12-40mm f/2.8 lens is an ideal all-around lens for most scenarios. The f/2.8 maximum aperture means it will perform well in low light across the focal range.

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Panasonic LUMIX S5 Full Frame Body Features:

  • The LUMIX S5 features high-speed, high-resolution AF in both image capture and video recording made possible by advanced deep learning technology that features real-time detection of target type and parts such as the human eye, face, head and body.
  • At the heart of the camera, the LUMIX S5 houses a 35mm 24.2MP full-frame CMOS sensor that boasts a wide dynamic range and high-sensitivity performance made possible by adequate light intensification. The LUMIX S5 also realizes maximum high-sensitivity ISO51200 Ultra HD video recording with Dual Native ISO technology certification.
  • To enhance the photographic experience, 96MP High Resolution (JPEG/RAW) mode, Live View Composite function, and HLG Photo mode are available.

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