Panasonic Lumix GX85 – A compact system camera for every user
The highly versatile Panasonic Lumix GX85 is such an all-rounder it is sure to appeal to almost everyone. With a streamline lightweight body and intuitive control layout the GX85 is very user-friendly, but there are enough high-quality features and top of the line customisation to ensure more advanced users are kept satisfied. From an image making front there is a newly designed 16mp Live MOS sensor, which does not include a low-pass filter, which means increased sharpness and resolution. This highly sensitive sensor produces greatly detailed pictures throughout the ISO range of 200-25600.
Dual IS – An exciting possibility
Built into the Lumix GX85 is a 5-Axis Image stabilization system. This sensor-shift style stabilization is highly effective at reducing camera shake or blur, leaving you to shoot in low-light conditions with a free and easy mind. For further stability, use one of select IS enabled Lumix lenses to utilize Dual IS technology. This is the utmost in stability.
4K Video and photo
If you consider yourself a bit of an amateur moviemaker you may want to start paying attention here. The Panasonic Lumix GX85 allows you to shoot 4K resolution movies at 30fps or Full HD movies at 1080p/60. This sort of quality propels your home movies to the next level producing footage that demands to be shared with a wider audience.
This 4K resolution is also utilized in the form of three 4K photo modes, in which you can use this enhanced quality to explore your more creative side and produce stunning visual artworks.
Fast focus in every situation
AF speed of the GX85 is as impressive as you would expect from such a feature packed compact system camera. Both stills and videos benefit from a type of high-speed contrast detection autofocus, coined Depth-From-Defocus AF Technology. AF tracking is included to focus on moving subjects, while starlight AF mode enables you to focus in dim light. You are covered for the whole gamut of shooting conditions.
High-resolution EVF and OLED Monitor
You are spoilt for choice when it comes to composing your images, with two very high quality options to pick from depending on your preference and the situation. The stunning 2.76m-dot electronic viewfinder is ideal for image composition with a traditional approach to still photography and is so bright and clear you will never struggle to see the minor details within your frame.
If you are crammed in a tight room or simply prefer to compose your work with a bigger picture, you are sure to love the 1.04m-dot rear OLED tilting monitor. This screen is also touch sensitive, providing you with another option to navigate the user-friendly controls of the camera.
Built in Wi-Fi Connectivity
With all of this functionality you would expect image sharing to be quick and easy also and you would be right. Built in Wi-Fi connectivity enables you to connect with your smart device and transfer your images directly without the need to connect via cable to your computer, For the more advanced and adventurous you can use this connection to control your camera remotely and explore the options that this increased control opens up for you.