Panasonic officially reveals its 6K Lumix S1H cine camera at Cine Gear Expo 2019

Panasonic has launched a 6K video variant of its Lumix S full frame mirrorless camera – and with a resolution and specification that leaves rival mirrorless cameras from Sony, Nikon and Canon trailing in its wake.

Panasonic was late to the full frame mirrorless party with its Lumix S cameras, but as we first reported two days ago, it has made up for it with the Lumix S1H and its headline spec: 6K video. This immediately gives it a clear advantage over the best 4K cameras you can get right now.

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Rod Lawton

Rod is an independent photography journalist and editor, and a long-standing Digital Camera World contributor, having previously worked as DCW's Group Reviews editor. Before that he has been technique editor on N-Photo, Head of Testing for the photography division and Camera Channel editor on TechRadar, as well as contributing to many other publications. He has been writing about photography technique, photo editing and digital cameras since they first appeared, and before that began his career writing about film photography. He has used and reviewed practically every interchangeable lens camera launched in the past 20 years, from entry-level DSLRs to medium format cameras, together with lenses, tripods, gimbals, light meters, camera bags and more. Rod has his own camera gear blog at but also writes about photo-editing applications and techniques at