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The New Panasonic AG-DVX200 Looks Nice

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Panasonic AG-DVX200

I have to admit, I’m rather excited about the new Panasonic DVX200 4K 4/3″┬ásensor camera. Meant to be the “successor” to the legendary DVX100, the DVX200 is designed and priced to make big waves. Since it’s designed/intended to be a companion camera to the new Panasonic Varicam 35 4K, I would also expect it to have damned impressive image quality. Panasonic claims 12 stops of latitude. It does not have in interchangeable lens mount, but the built-in 13X Leica Dicomar 4K lens should be just fine for almost any shooting situation that this camera is intended for.

It’s definitely designed as a hand-held run-and-gun camera; lightweight and easy to handle. I can’t wait to try one in the field. Here’s what we know about it so far:

  • 12 stops of latitude
  • 4K/60p max frame rate
  • Leica Dicomar 4K 13X zoom lens with f/2.8 aperture
  • 13x optical zoom
  • V-Log L gamma curve
  • Price: under $5000