Panasonic’s new $999 GX9 is a mirrorless camera for monochrome film lovers

Panasonic has just announced the GX9, the company’s latest mid-range interchangeable lens camera. It’s coming next month for $999 with a 12-60mm (non-Leica) kit lens. A body-only configuration won’t be available in the US, but will likely be sold elsewhere. The GX9 is a mishmash of some of the best aspects of the GX8 from 2015 and the GX85 that was introduced a year later. Plus, it’s got a new monochrome shooting mode that film enthusiasts might get hooked on.

Perhaps most importantly, Panasonic has upped the megapixel count back to 20.3 — similar to the GX8, but without a low-pass filter. That allows for greater detail, according to the company, and Panasonic says its Venus engine still minimizes any unwanted moire effects. 4K video…

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Author: Chris Welch

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