First Impressions of the new LUMIX S5II

LUMIS S5II First Impressions
There’s a real buzz among digital content creators around the launch of the brand new Full Frame Mirrorless LUMIX S5II and S5IIX!

Panasonic invited 70+ top YouTubers from around the world to Tokyo for a sneak preview of the LUMIX S5II Full Frame Mirrorless Camera.

After presenting details on the new Phase Hybrid Autofocus system, improved Active I.S Image Stabilisation technology and a raft of other features designed to help the modern content creator, they let the experts loose on the streets of Tokyo to experience the camera for themselves.

Once everyone spent a few days putting the camera through its paces and testing it in real-world scenarios, the verdict was in. There was high praise for all of its new features, plus appreciation for the full-size HDMI port, Real Time LUT function, competitive pricing and much, much more.

But don’t just take our word for it, check out the reviews and first impressions from some of the creators that were invited to the launch event below.

“The LUMIX S5II could take over!” – Sam Holland


“It’s probably one of the best video cameras for the price point.” – DP Review


“Photography and videography on the S5II is so easy!” – Julia Trotti

Some cameras also made their way to other content creators around the world ahead of the official announcement to allow them to do more of a deep dive into the S5II’s comprehensive feature set. Watch the videos below to learn more about the Phase Hybrid Autofocus, recording modes and frame rates, high-resolution photo mode and more.

“Unbeatable Value.” – Gerald Undone


“This is an absolute BEAST of a hybrid camera” – Geeky Nerdy Techy


The LUMIX S5II is available now! To find a retailer near you visit this page and click the BUY button.