Panasonic S1H overview
Panasonic S1H is Panasonic's Pro Mirrorless camera originally introduced on August of 2019. The camera includes a 24MP, CMOS Full frame size sensor with a peak resolution of 6000 x 4000.
The S1H is placed #24 out of 60 in Pro Mirrorless cameras and all-around #31 out of 1436 for cameras in our list. You can try our Advanced camera filter to see camera ratings based on your customized criteria.
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Panasonic S1H family
The Panasonic S1H is part of a family of cameras. You can see the complete list underneath.
Panasonic S1H Gallery
You can view the S1H from several angles in the gallery below.
Panasonic S1H Pros and Cons
Here is a collection of pluses and minuses of the Panasonic S1H based on aspects which are oftentimes seen as useful in a camera.
Panasonic S1H Sensor features
The Panasonic S1H is run by the Venus Engine processor chip. The sensor spec in the Panasonic S1H is 35.6mm x 23.8mm (Full frame). The 847 mm² sensor can resolve 6000 x 4000 pixels with aspect ratios of 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera includes Image Stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis). In body stabilization is more effective than digital stabilization as the latter can easily produce cropping.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
The CMOS sensor boasts 24MP and features a native ISO range of 100 - 51200. The ISO can also be increased electronically to 50 - 204800. RAW format is saved which means that the user has more margin for error.
The image underneath displays the S1H's sensor size in comparison to other common sizes. The S1H sensor comes with a crop factor of 1 and is highlighted in green.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
To get an idea of specific aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
Panasonic S1H dimensions
Panasonic S1H weighs about 2.32 lbs (1,052 gr / 37.11 oz) and features outer proportions of 151mm x 114mm x 110mm (5.9" x 4.5" x 4.3"). The weight of general Pro Mirrorless camera is 722 gr so the Panasonic S1H is more heavy than various competitors.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
Underneath is a image of the Panasonic S1H beside a soda to help you to have a sense of its size.
The top view underneath will show you the button arrangement on the S1H.
Panasonic S1H Lens features
The S1H works with the Leica L mount and has 52 lenses that you can purchase. Here is a few of the lenses we have in our collection that will fit the S1H.
Panasonic S1H Connectivity
The S1H has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- Bluetooth Yes
- HDMI Yes
Cameras with NFC and Bluetooth compatibility are able to be controlled wirelessly by smartphones. You are able to copy pictures and in some cases adjust settings without connecting straight with the camera.
Many apps also give a Liveview and press the shutter whenever you aren't near the camera. If the camera boasts a HDMI out, it can easily be connected to an external monitor. A good number of cameras enable you to recharge the battery using the USB socket.
Panasonic S1H Video features
The highest video quality in the Panasonic S1H is 5952 x 3988 and it can save in MPEG-4, H.264 and H.265 format. 3988p will provide an excellent quality for video recording. You can easily downsample to Full HD in order to get clearer results. Be wary of the large file sizes and make sure you own high quality SD cards with good write speed. The camera does feature both headphone and mic jack making it really useful while capturing audio.
Panasonic S1H Weather Sealing
Panasonic S1H has environment sealing which makes it a very good selection to use in tricky places. This is especially handy if you are not sure about the conditions you might face in outdoor photography.
Panasonic S1H Display and Viewfinder
The Panasonic S1H includes a 3.2 inch fully articulated display screen with a resolution of 2,330 thousand dots.
It has a selfie friendly display to shoot self portraits and group photos when needed. Additionally the display screen is touch friendly which means that you can easily change focus points and adjust settings by using your fingers. The S1H also comes with a Top LCD display allowing you to quickly view camera settings.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
The ViewFinder details regarding Panasonic S1H are below:
- ViewFinder Electronic
- Resolution 5,760 thousand dots
- Coverage 100%
- Magnification 0.78x
In those sunny outdoor conditions that make the camera screens washed out and difficult to view, viewfinders will be quite helpful.
Panasonic S1H Shutter features
Panasonic S1H can shoot continuously at 9.0 frames/s. The maximum shutter speed is 1/8000s. The camera also includes silent electronic shutter of 1/8000s. Keep in mind that the electronic shutter may cause "rolling shutter" in some conditions.
Panasonic S1H Flash and Hot shoe features
Panasonic S1H includes external flash ability but is lacking inbuilt flash. The maximum flash sync is 1/320s.
Panasonic S1H Autofocus features
Panasonic S1H includes only Contrast Detect Autofocus and does not have Phase Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection focusing is a lot more quicker & accurate than Contrast Detect focusing. The camera includes Face detect making it useful for people photography.
The Sensor includes 225 focus points to select from. Panasonic S1H has touch to focus. You can easily use your fingers in order to adjust focus. It also has Tracking Autofocus for moving subjects. Panasonic S1H has got manual focus when required in low light or you want to have more exact focus control.
Panasonic S1H Battery life
The battery power for the Panasonic S1H is built to last for 400 images with respect to the CIPA standards which is lesser than its competitors. The typical Pro Mirrorless camera battery life is 457. Olympus E-M1X has the highest (870) battery life in this range of cameras.
Underneath is a collection of Pro Mirrorless cameras which have the strongest battery life:
Panasonic S1H for specific styles of photography
The following bar chart displays a analysis of the Panasonic S1H for specific styles of photography. To see more, have a look at the specific section underneath.
Panasonic S1H as a Portrait photography camera
The Panasonic S1H gets a rating of 86 which is awesome, and means the camera is a superb option for portraits. Photographing portrait photos leans greatly towards sensor dimension, RAW support plus the potential to use external lighting.
Street photography with Panasonic S1H
With a very good points total of 70, the Panasonic S1H is a good choice to use in street photography. A decent street photography camera comes with a perfect balance of image quality and portability.
Panasonic S1H Sports photography highlights
A superb sports photography score of 77 suggests the Panasonic S1H is a tremendous fit for taking photos of sports. A camera should have good tracking and fast continuous shooting for sports photography.
Panasonic S1H Travel photography information
Size is pretty crucial in buying a camera for travel. Overall, the Panasonic S1H gets a very good 64 for a travel camera which makes it a good pick to buy for your travels.
Panasonic S1H Landscape photography information
In case you're planning to choose a digital camera for landscape photographs, the most vital factor will no doubt be image quality. The Panasonic S1H at it's brilliant score of 81 for a landscape camera is a great choice within the current marketplace.
Panasonic S1H Vlogging information
A vlogging camera really should come with a articulating display, microphone port and if possible image stabilization. Taking all things into account, the Panasonic S1H is a respectable option for vlogging as it comes to a very good score of 70.
Panasonic S1H Alternatives
If you need alternatives to the S1H, here is a range of the highest scored cameras which fall under the family of Pro Mirrorless.
The line chart underneath shows you a bird's eye view of the S1H vs it's top scored competitors mentioned earlier.
Here are a few more cameras you might regard as alternate options. To see a extensive comparison, go to the "compare" link.