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First Look: The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 + DMC-FZ300

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In the following video, Allan Weitz takes a look at the new Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds camera and the Lumix DMC-FZ300. Beginning with the GX8, Weitz highlights the new 20.3MP Live MOS sensor and updated Venus Engine processor, as well as the 4K video and 4K photo shooting modes. Also discussed is the GX8's 2.36m-dot tilting OLED Live View Finder, free-angle 1.04m-dot touchscreen OLED monitor, built-in Wi-Fi, and weather-resistant body construction. The video closes with a brief introduction to the FZ300, including its splash- and dust-proof design, 12.1MP MOS sensor, and Leica DC Vario-Elmarit 25-600mm equivalent zoom lens with a constant f/2.8 maximum aperture. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide selection of other instructional and informative videos at BandH.com.