Portable Vlog weapon Panasonic LUMIX G100 review

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   With the rise of Vlog in the past two years, many digital camera manufacturers have begun to launch cameras that enhance the performance requirements of Vlog. Among them, Panasonic launched a new mirrorless camera LUMIX G100 specially designed and developed for Vlog multifunctional video creation on June 24, 2020.

Portable Vlog weapon Panasonic LUMIX G100 review

  Panasonic LUMIX G100

   The new Panasonic LUMIX G100 is designed for the use of Vlog, has a compact and lightweight body, supports multiple video formats, supports shooting QFHD 4K MP4 video at 30p/25p/24p, and 60p/50p full HD video, you can also easily get impressive 4x / 2x slow motion and 8x / 4x / 2x fast FHD motion pictures. High-quality radio, integrated OZO Audio technology, can help users accurately capture and edit immersive high-fidelity audio. Simple and convenient operation performance and excellent video shooting performance.

Portable Vlog weapon Panasonic LUMIX G100 review

  Panasonic LUMIX G100

  LUMIX G100 is equipped with a low-pass filter-free MOS sensor with 20.3 million effective pixels, with high sensitivity, up to ISO 25600. The Venus engine dedicated to image processing can ensure high-speed, high-performance image processing. Built-in 5-axis hybrid anti-shake, in most cases can provide effective camera shake suppression, helping users to obtain stable and comfortable video. G100 is also equipped with a 3.68 million pixel electronic viewfinder and 1.8 million pixel 3.0-inch free-angle flip screen, which is convenient for users to shoot at various angles.

   Panasonic LUMIX G100 main parameters:

Portable Vlog weapon Panasonic LUMIX G100 review

Overall design

   In terms of body design, G100 can be described as a fusion of G series and GX series. The compact body of the GX series and the electronic viewfinder design of the G series resulted in a lightweight mirrorless camera with a body size of only 115.6 x 82.5 x 54.2mm and a weight of 303g.

Portable Vlog weapon Panasonic LUMIX G100 review

  Panasonic LUMIX G100 Front of the fuselage

   The front of the Panasonic G100 fuselage looks very neat, with the eye-catching LUMIX LOGO located directly above the bayonet. On the left is a protruding handle with a leather surface, allowing users to hold the camera firmly when shooting.

Portable Vlog weapon Panasonic LUMIX G100 review

  Panasonic LUMIX G100 Back of the fuselage

   On the back of the fuselage, you can see that the 3.0-inch rollover display occupies most of the space on the back of the G100 fuselage. Therefore, the operation buttons of the G100 are only distributed on the lower right side. The button layout The above is similar to the GX series

Portable Vlog weapon Panasonic LUMIX G100 review

  Panasonic LUMIX G100 on the top of the fuselage

   There are more content on the top of the fuselage. From left to right are the image transmission button and the LVF switch button. These two buttons can also be used as custom buttons. use. On the right side of the hot shoe is the shooting mode dial, power switch, front dial, shutter button, exposure compensation button, and a striking red video shooting button. The all-red video shooting button was previously exclusive to the GH series.

Portable Vlog weapon Panasonic LUMIX G100 review

  Panasonic LUMIX G100 The bottom of the fuselage

   The bottom design of the G100 is still very conventional, with only a battery/memory card compartment and a tripod mounting hole.

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   Panasonic LUMIX G100 sides of the fuselage

   G100 sides of the fuselage have separate outputs Port compartment, external microphone interface and strap mounting buckle.

   Body design details

Portable Vlog weapon Panasonic LUMIX G100 review

  Panasonic LUMIX G100 photosensitive element

   Panasonic G100 uses a 20.3 million effective pixel Live MOS sensor without low-pass filter, with high resolution and high sensitivity characteristics, sensitivity Up to ISO 25600, you can shoot clearly even at night or in a dimly lit room. At the same time, with the Venus engine dedicated to image processing, it can ensure high-speed, high-performance image processing.

Portable Vlog weapon Panasonic LUMIX G100 review

  Panasonic LUMIX G100 Built-in flash

   A small pop-up flash is built in the G100, which can still help you in indoor or backlit environments where you need to illuminate the subject.

Portable Vlog weapon Panasonic LUMIX G100 review

  Panasonic LUMIX G100 Electronic viewfinder

   G100 is equipped with a 3.68 million pixel LCD electronic viewfinder with 100% field of view and approximately 1.46x / 0.73x magnification.

Portable Vlog weapon Panasonic LUMIX G100 review

  Panasonic LUMIX G100 Flip touch LCD screen

   Panasonic G100 is equipped with a 3.0-inch free-angle flip screen and supports static touch control system. The screen has a high resolution of 1.84 million pixels, not only for easy selfies, but also for high-angle or low-angle shooting.

Portable Vlog weapon Panasonic LUMIX G100 review

  Panasonic LUMIX G100 Interface

   The interface on the left side of the G100 fuselage has HDMI interface and USB data interface. The USB interface supports charging, which can easily extend the battery life of the whole machine. However, it is a pity that the USB interface does not use the new Type-C interface.

Portable Vlog weapon Panasonic LUMIX G100 review

  Panasonic LUMIX G100 Memory card slot

  For storage, G100 supports the use of SD memory cards/SDHC memory cards/SDXC memory cards.

Portable Vlog weapon Panasonic LUMIX G100 review

  Panasonic LUMIX G100 Battery

   G100 uses a 1025mAh lithium battery of model DMW-BLC10 as the power source. The maximum battery life is about 270 frames, and the performance is average. But if you turn on the energy-saving LVF mode, you can shoot about 900 shots, which is a significant improvement. In addition, G100 also supports USB charging, which can extend the camera’s battery life to a certain extent.

  Three-legged handle DMW-SHGR1

   In order to match the G100’s Vlog shooting characteristics, Panasonic has launched a new three-legged handle DMW-SHGR1. With this handle, users can easily control the camera For holding, it can also be used as a small tripod.

Portable Vlog weapon Panasonic LUMIX G100 review

   three-legged handle DMW -SHGR1

Portable Vlog weapon Panasonic LUMIX G100 review

  可Acting as a desktop tripod

Portable Vlog weapon Panasonic LUMIX G100 review

With shooting control buttons

   DMW-SHGR1 uses a ball-type head, but the overall adjustment angle is limited. There are a total of three buttons on the handle, namely the sleep mode button, the shutter button and the video capture button. The red video capture button matches the G100 video capture button. In addition to G100, compatible cameras also support GH5, GH5S, G9, G95, and G85.

Portable Vlog weapon Panasonic LUMIX G100 review

  L-type Micro USB interface

   The interface of DMW-SHGR1 is an L-type Micro USB interface, which can fit well with the camera after being connected to the camera and is not easy to touch.

Portable Vlog weapon Panasonic LUMIX G100 review

  Panasonic LUMIX G100 And DMW-SHGR1

Portable Vlog weapon Panasonic LUMIX G100 review

   is suitable for Selfie use with flip screen

  video shooting

   As a camera for Vlog, Panasonic G100’s performance in video shooting is naturally good. It supports shooting QFHD 4K MP4 video at 30p/25p/24p, as well as 60p/50p full HD video, and can easily get impressive 4x/2x slow motion and 8x/4x/2x fast FHD motion pictures.

Portable Vlog weapon Panasonic LUMIX G100 review

  4x slow motion Video sample

   At the same time, G100 also supports V-Log L recording just like G95 and GH5S. Users can choose the appropriate LUT to more easily and efficiently grade your Vlog.

Portable Vlog weapon Panasonic LUMIX G100 review

  V-Log L video sample

   In addition, as a video machine, sound recording is also very important. Panasonic has integrated OZO Audio technology for the G100, allowing the photographer to easily capture the clear voice of the interviewer when reporting on the spot. In addition, the camera supports tracking mode, which can continuously track the sound of the target object. Three built-in microphones can achieve clear and high-fidelity sound recording through the selection of the best mode, and can provide excellent 3D capture and playback capabilities to present lifelike sounds.

Portable Vlog weapon Panasonic LUMIX G100 review

  Sensitivity test

   Panasonic G100 equipped 20.3 million effective pixels Live MOS sensor and Venus engine, native sensitivity range from ISO 200-25600, can be expanded to ISO 100-25600. Let’s take a look at the actual sensitivity performance.

Portable Vlog weapon Panasonic LUMIX G100 review

   Schematic diagram of interception area

Portable Vlog weapon Panasonic LUMIX G100 review

  Panasonic G100 photosensitive Degree test table

   It can be seen from the test picture that the Panasonic G100 can maintain a relatively clean picture within ISO3200, and the details are preserved. When it rises to ISO 6400, there will be a small amount of noise visible to the human eye until ISO 12800. The noise began to increase, the details began to lose, and the smearing sense gradually increased. In practical applications, IS0 3200 is completely usable.

   proofs appreciation

Portable Vlog weapon Panasonic LUMIX G100 review

   Focal length: 32mm ISO: 200 Aperture: F5.6 Shutter: 1/1000s

Portable Vlog weapon Panasonic LUMIX G100 review

   Focal length: 17mm ISO: 200 Aperture: F5 Shutter: 1/1000s

Portable Vlog weapon Panasonic LUMIX G100 review

   Focal length: 32mm ISO: 200 Aperture: F6.3 Shutter: 1/640s

Portable Vlog weapon Panasonic LUMIX G100 review

   Focal length: 32mm ISO: 200 aperture : F6.3 Shutter: 1/200s

Portable Vlog weapon Panasonic LUMIX G100 review

   Focal length: 32mm ISO: 200 Aperture: F6.3 Shutter: 1/160s

Portable Vlog weapon Panasonic LUMIX G100 review

   Focal length: 32mm ISO: 200 Aperture: F6.3 Shutter: 1/640s

Portable Vlog weapon Panasonic LUMIX G100 review

   Focal length: 12mm ISO: 200 Aperture: F6.3 Shutter: 1/640s

Portable Vlog weapon Panasonic LUMIX G100 review

   Focal length: 32mm ISO: 200 Aperture: F6.3 Shutter: 1/640s

  Editor’s Summary

   As a Vlogger-oriented video mirrorless camera, the video shooting performance of Panasonic LUMIX G100 is undoubtedly qualified, and OZO Audio technology has been specifically added to allow Its sound pickup can also achieve good results without relying on an external microphone. At the same time, G100 also has built-in V-Log L function, becoming the second G series mirrorless camera after G95 that supports this function, which undoubtedly enhances its selling point of video shooting again. Panasonic also prepared a convenient tripod handle for the G100, coupled with the 5-axis hybrid anti-shake of Panasonic mirrorless cameras, and the various advantages mentioned above, the G100 can be said to be convenient for you to carry and go to Where to shoot which Vlog video tool.

Portable Vlog weapon Panasonic LUMIX G100 review

  Panasonic LUMIX G100

  Advantages:

  20.3 million pixels Live MOS sensor without low pass filter

  4K 30p/25p/24p video shooting

  OZO Audio technology

   supports V-Log L recording

  Small and lightweight body

  5-axis hybrid anti-shake

   three-legged handle set, convenient Shooting use

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