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Panasonic Lumix S1 24.2MP CMOS Full Frame Digital Mirrorless Camera - Body Only - Black (DCS1K)
Model #: DCS1K|UPC #: 885170357020

Go beyond the boundaries of still and video with this full-frame camera's 24.2MP CMOS sensor for incredibly realistic detail. An hour of 4K video recording complements pro-level video performance.

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The Ultimate Hybrid for Stills and Video

Go beyond the boundaries of still and video with this full-frame camera's 24.2MP CMOS sensor for incredibly realistic detail. An hour of 4K video recording complements pro-level video performance.*

* Maximum recording time of 60 minutes in 4K 60p

24.2MP CMOS Sensor: Maximizing Sensitivity and Image Quality

Breathtaking quality with wide dynamic range and sharp, natural expression, even at high sensitivity settings. Maximum sensitivity of ISO512000.

4K 60p Smooth Video Recording

LUMIX S1 delivers 4K 60p video (QFHD 4K: 3840 x 2160 MP4) in a full-frame format,* even in rapidly moving scenes.

* Maximum recording time of 29 minutes 59 seconds in 4K 60p.
** Excludes high-speed video recording. When the ambient temperature is high or continuous recording is performed, the camera may stop the recording to protect itself. Wait until the camera cools down.

Advanced Recognition Technology

Create with high-speed, high-precision focus at every angle thanks to the unified control of sensor, engine and lens. 480 fps and DFD technology offer high-precision autofocus of approx. 0.08 seconds.

* 11EV, at wide-end with S-R24105 (CIPA) in LVF120 fps setting.
** At ISO100, F1.4, AFS. 100% contrast target.

Built Tough for Rugged Conditions

The durable magnesium alloy die-cast frame is sealed to help protect every seam, dial and button. The camera is dust and splash-resistant* and designed for use in temperatures as low as -10°C.

* Dust and Splash Resistant does not guarantee that damage will not occur if this camera is subjected to direct contact with dust and water.

Unlimited Possibilities with L-Mount

Leica Camera, Panasonic and Sigma have aligned to offer photographers a limitless spectrum of mix-and-match creative possibilities.

LUMIX S PRO Certified by LEICA 50mm F1.4
LUMIX S PRO Certified by LEICA 70-200mm F4 O.I.S.
LUMIX S 24-105mm F4 Macro O.I.S.

* An alliance by Leica, Sigma and Panasonic

High Resolution Mode for Ultra-Detailed Imaging

High Resolution Mode for Ultra-Detailed Imaging Capture eight consecutive images automatically with Body I.S. (Image Stabilizer) and high-speed processing Venus Engine for 96-megapixel equivalent (12,000 x 8,000-pixel) RAW file.

Ultra-Durable Shutter Unit

A high-precision shutter unit offers ultra-high speed of 1/8,000 second and flash sync speed of 1/320 seconds.* Newly designed shape and parts increase rigidity and durability for a 400k shutter life.

*The guide number decreases at 1/320 second. Only when set to M mode or S mode.

Photo Style with Flat Mode

Flatten out contrast and color saturation. LUMIX S Series cameras fine-tune contrast, highlight, shadow, saturation, hue, sharpness, noise reduction, and other settings in steps of 0.5.*

* Adjustable settings vary by mode.

Variable Aspect Ratios

In addition to the standard 3:2, 4:3, 16:9 and 1:1, 65:24 (Film Panorama) and 2:1 (6 x 12cm) aspect ratios are available for photo shooting.

Convenient Overlay Shooting

Superimpose a previously shot image on the image currently on the monitor.* Convenient for commercial photography and other situations where the same subject angle or size needs to be replicated.

* Only photos taken with the same camera model can be displayed.

Highlight Weighted Metering

Highlight Weighted Metering mode meters light with a priority on highlighted parts to prevent them from washing out.

Exposure Offset Adjustment.

Enables adjustment of the standard exposure level by to ±1EV.

Auto White Balance Mode

A new AWBw retains a reddish tint in addition to conventional AWB (standard) and AWBc (bluish tint).

Accurate AF in Low-Light, Low-Contrast Scenes

Higher sensitivity and optimized sensor tuning make accurate autofocus possible in starlight and other low-contrast scenes, advancing LUMIX's renowned low-light AF to the -6EV level.*

* At ISO100, F1.4, AFS. 100% contrast target.

Human and Animal Recognition

Advanced AI recognizes both human and common animal profiles to accurately focus on people and various wildlife to let you concentrate on composition while the camera does the focusing.

Capture Perfect Images with 6K PHOTO /4K PHOTO

Shoot with extended 30 fps burst, then choose and extract the frames you want in 6K PHOTO* mode in 18 megapixel resolution imaging.** High-speed 60 fps 4K PHOTO freezes motion even faster.

* 6K PHOTO is a high speed burst shooting function that cuts a still image out of a 4:3 or 3:2 video footage with approx.18-megapixel (approx. 6000 x 3000 effective pixel count) that the 6K image manages.
** Maximum recording time of 10 minutes in 6K PHOTO.
*** Maximum recording time of 15 minutes in 4K PHOTO.

Switch Between Single and Burst Modes

Drive Mode Dial makes it easy. For burst, modes I and II can be configured and selected. Switch, for example, between RAW burst and 6K PHOTO, instantly selecting the mode that matches your subject.

8 Direction Joystick Control

Intuitively select and control your focus area with just your thumb to let you concentrate on your subject and get the shot you're after.

New Full Frame Auto Focus Mode

Nine AF modes help achieve outstanding full-frame focus even in challenging situations. A new 1-Area+ AF mode adjusts focus using the auxiliary AF area when subjects move out of the main focus area.

Customize AF Settings

Fine-tune the directional characteristics of autofocus to match different subjects, shooting locations and conditions.

Ultra-High-Speed Video

With ultra-fast frame rates, you'll create dramatic slow-motion video with superb quality at 60 fps in 4K and an astounding 180 fps in FHD. Plus capture extremely fast-moving subjects in slow motion.

Two New HDR Modes

The LUMIX S1 includes HDR modes in HLG format: 4K HEVC (HLG) video mode and Photo Style “Like2100.” On HDR devices, you'll view amazing dynamic range and extremely fine gradations of light and dark.

HDMI Type A and HDMI Cable Lock Holder

The camera includes a versatile, durable HDMI Type A terminal and bundled cable lock holder to prevent unplugging problems on location.

Φ3.5mm MIC and Headphone Jacks

LINE input for sounds from external audio devices for more efficient video production is supported is by an included Φ3.5mm MIC jack. Φ3.5mm Headphone jack is also included.

XLR Microphone Adaptor DMW-XLR1

Connect an XLR microphone and achieve high-quality stereo, plus record lip-synched vocals, control volume, gain, low cut, automatic level and other pro-level videography functions (sold separately).

Triaxial Tilt Rear Monitor

Shoot vertically at low and high angles with a 3.2-inch, 2,100k-dot triaxial tilt rear monitor with a RGBW LCD. White (W) pixels maximize brightness for outstanding visibility, even in sunlight.

Status LCD

Get instant access to 19 settings, including F-number and shutter speed. When power is off, Status LCD also shows battery level and remaining shots. A dedicated button illuminates the LCD for 5 secs.

Dual SD UHS-II / XQD Memory Card Slots

Specify slots for different recording formats. Ideal for recording long videos or as a backup, relay automatically to a second card when the first one is full, and record to both slots for backup.

* Cannot be used with AVCHD format.
* XQD is a registered trademark of Sony Corporation.

Body Designed for Intuitive Control

Shooting controls are grouped together, those used most are within thumb's reach. For touch-based ease, buttons differ in size and shape, dials have different textures, and the grip feels natural.

Operation Lock Lever

Prevent unintentional use of buttons and dials, including front and rear dials, joystick, cursor button, touch screen and other controls with the camera's Operation Lock Lever.

Fn Lever Convenience

Switch instantly between two saved functions. Toggle, for example, between two Photo Style selections. Choose up to 20 functions, including AF Mode, Photo Style, Picture Quality and Shutter Type.

Illuminated Buttons

For quick, easy and accurate operation in low light and dark shooting conditions, buttons are clearly illuminated.

Modes and More for Nighttime Shooting

Night Mode enhances shooting dark scenes like starry skies; Shoot while framing by increasing gain with Live View Boost; Enlarge tiny objects like stars up to 20x with MF Assist 20x.

USB Power Supply / Power Charging

Supply power to the camera while charging the battery.* Especially convenient during long shoots in the studio and elsewhere. 125/200

* A USB 3.1 Type-C adaptor is included that is compatible with the USB PD (USB Power Delivery) standard.

Wi-Fi Remote Control with LUMIX Sync

Wi-Fi 5GHz (IEEE802.11ac) lets you connect your camera to a smartphone or tablet, send photos to these devices and control your LUMIX S1 remotely with Panasonic’s LUMIX Sync app (Android / iOS). 194/200

* The Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ Logo is a certification mark of Wi-Fi Alliance®.

LUMIX Tether” Camera Control PC Software

Control and shoot while checking images on a PC screen with LUMIX Tether. Assists professional workflows in commercial photoshoots at studios and supports video and 6K PHOTO / 4K PHOTO. 185/200

# of Megapixels24.2
Optical Zoom (Cameras)Lens Dependant
Digital Zoom SizeNone
LCD Screen Size (Cameras)3.2"
Memory Card Type (Cameras)SD/SDHC/SDXC/XQD
Built-in Memory (Digital Cameras)None
Aperture RangeLens Dependant
Audio (Cameras)Stereo
Auto Off Mode (Cameras)Information Not Available
Battery Type (Cameras)Lithium-ion (Li-Ion)
Built-In Flash (Cameras)No
Accessory Shoe (Cameras)Yes (Hot Shoe)
External Flash Capability (Cameras)via Hot Shoe mount
Burst/Continuous Capture Mode (Cameras)Unspecified
Exposure Compensation (Cameras)1/3 EV step, +/-5 EV (+/-3 EV for motion picture)
Exposure Metering System (Cameras)Information Not Available
File Formats (Cameras)Multiple
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent) (Cameras)Lens Dependant
Flash Range (Cameras)Information Not Available
Focus Range / Area (Cameras)Information Not Available
ISO Ratings / Sensitivity (Cameras)ISO 100 - 204800 (Changeable to 1/3 EV Step)
Movie Mode (Cameras)4K UHD 2160p / FHD 1080p / HD 720p
Shutter Speed (Cameras)1/8000 - 1/60 sec.
Self Timer (Cameras)10 / 2 seconds delay
  • Product Parts Warranty: 1 Year Limited
  • Product Labour Warranty: 1 Year Limited


Width:5.86 inches
Height:4.33 inches
Depth:3.81 inches
Weight:1.98 pounds