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Panasonic Lumix S5 II and S5 II X cameras launch with Phase Hybrid autofocus

The updated full-frame mirrorless cameras finally get Phase Hybrid AF – and a whole lot more for enthusiasts

Panasonic Lumix S5 IIX and S5 II
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Panasonic has just released the new Panasonic Lumix S5II and S5II X, two years on from the original Panasonic Lumix S5 launch.

Both of these hybrid cameras are built around a newly developed 24-megapixel 35mm full-frame CMOS sensor and imaging engine. The sensor supports Hybrid Phase Detection Autofocus, which is an exciting first for Panasonic cameras.


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The announcement is nearly live

And we're off! HELLO Panasonic LUMIX S5 Mark II

Panasonic LUMIX S5IIx launch

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And now there's a Live Q&A from Las Vegas, Nevada

Panasonic LUMIX S5IIx launch

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