Panasonic Lumix G99D and Lumix TX2D Cameras Announced in Japan

Panasonic officially announced two new cameras in Japan: Panasonic Lumix G99D and Panasonic Lumix TX2D. Currently, these two new cameras are NOT available in the US.

Panasonic Lumix G99D Mirrorless Camera

Main Specifications

  • Image sensor
    type: 4/3 type Live MOS
    Effective pixels: 20.3 megapixels
    Dust removal unit: SSWF
    ISO: 200-25600 Image
    stabilization: 5-axis 5.0 steps
  • Processor:
  • AF system: Contrast detection DFD
    , AF points: 49 points
    , AF brightness range: EV -4 to 18
    , Subject recognition: –
    , Others: –
  • Continuous shooting performance:
    ・Mechanical shutter: 60 to 1/4,000 seconds
    ・Electronic shutter: 1 to 1/16,000 seconds
    ・Continuous shooting: Approx. 9 fps
    ・Flash synchronization speed:
  • Viewfinder: 0.39 type about 2.36 million dots OLED
  • Monitor: 3.0 type about 1.24 million dots
  • Video:
    ・4K: 30p
    ・Output: MP4 ・AVCHD
    ・Electronic IS: Compatible
    ・Continuous shooting time:
  • Interface:
    ・USB: USB 2.0 Micro B
    ・Headphones: 3.5mm
    ・Microphone: 3.5mm
    ・HDMI: D
    ・LAN: –
    ・Sync: –
    ・Others: –
    ・Wi-Fi: 802.11b/g/n
    ・Bluetooth: v4 .2
  • Battery
    / number of possible shots: about 290 shots
  • Size: 130.4×93.5×77.4mm
  • Dust and splash proof: Yes

Like the same model overseas, only the rear monitor has been updated, and other specifications seem to remain the same as the G99. It’s a pity that the slightly old-fashioned 49-point contrast AF/4K 30p has been left untouched. It’s annoying because the LUMIX G9 PRO is considerably cheaper.

Panasonic Lumix TX2D Compact Camera

The TX2D is the same, and it seems that the LCD monitor on the back has been changed from 1.24 million dot liquid crystal to 1.84 million dot liquid crystal. The resolution of the liquid crystal is quite high here, so there may be a slight difference in definition compared to the old model.