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Panasonic Lumix G9 Camera and Leica 200mm f/2.8 Lens Announced

The new Panasonic Lumix DC-G9 Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera and Leica DG Elmarit 200mm f/2.8 POWER O.I.S. lens are now officially announced.

The US price of Panasonic Lumix G9 is $1,698, and it will be available in Mid January, 2018. The Panasonic Leica DG Elmarit 200mm f/2.8 POWER O.I.S. Lens is priced at $2,998 and will be released in January, 2018.

Pre-order links:

Panasonic Lumix DC-G9: $1,697.99 at AmazonB&HAdorama

Panasonic Leica 200mm f/2.8 POWER Lens: $2,997.99 at Amazon, B&HAdorama

Panasonic Lumix DC-G9 Key Features:

  • 20.3MP Digital Live MOS Sensor
  • Venus Engine Image Processor
  • UHD 4K60p Video; 80MP High-Res Shot Mode
  • 5-Axis Sensor Stabilization; Dual I.S. 2
  • 0.83x 3.68m-Dot OLED Viewfinder
  • 3.0″ 1.04m-Dot Free-Angle Touchscreen
  • Top Status LCD; Rear Joystick
  • Advanced DFD AF System; 6K PHOTO
  • ISO 25600 and 60 fps Continuous Shooting
  • Dual UHS-II SD Slots; Wi-Fi & Bluetooth

Panasonic Leica 200mm f/2.8 Lens Key Features:

  • Micro Four Thirds System
  • 400mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • Two Ultra Extra-Low Dispersion Elements
  • Nano Surface Coating
  • Triple Linear Autofocus Motor
  • POWER Optical Image Stabilizer
  • Focus Control Limiter; Focus Memory
  • Splash, Dust, and Freezeproof Design
  • DMW-TC14 1.4x Teleconverter Included

Evolving from the GH5’s high performance, the LUMIX G9 achieves the highest-ever image quality in photo shooting by elevating resolution, gradation and color reproduction with its 20.3-megapixel Digital Live MOS Sensor without a low-pass filter. A High Resolution mode is also added that provides 80-megapixel equivalent images in JPEG /RAW formats produced in-camera.

The LEICA DG ELMARIT 200mm / F2.8 / POWER O.I.S. is the first large-diameter ultra-telephoto fixed focal length lens with a name of LEICA DG. It boasts sharpest-ever image quality from corner to corner in the history of LUMIX digital interchangeable lenses. Featuring high mobility in a compact, lightweight design, it also realizes handheld ultra-telephoto shooting.

With its 400mm ultra telephoto focal length and stunning descriptive performance, the LEICA DG ELMARIT 200mm / F2.8 / POWER O.I.S. is suitable for wildlife or sports photography. The 1.4x Teleconverter (DMW-TC14) is bundled*1 to extend the focusing distance to 560mm (35mm camera equivalent) for close-up shots.

Note: Join the Panasonic Camera Users Facebook Group to share your Panasonic photography and advice, ask and answer questions that arise and help each others!

Related posts:

  1. First Images of Panasonic Lumix G9 and Leica DG Elmarit 200mm f/2.8 Lens
  2. First Images of Panasonic Lumix GF9, FZ80, 12-60mm and 45-200mm II
  3. Panasonic Leica DG 12-60mm f/2.8-4, Lumix G 12-35mm II, 35-100mm II, 45-200mm II and 100-300mm II Lenses Announced
  4. Panasonic Leica 8-18mm f/2.8-4.0 and TZ90 to be Announced on April 19
  5. Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm f/2.8-4 ASPH Lens Announced

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