Panasonic launches Lumix GF8 new selfiefuncties in Asia




Panasonic has launched in Asia and Australia, the Lumix GF8. The compact system camera almost seems to be similar to the Lumix GF7, but he gets some software to make it easier to make selfies. The camera does not come to Europe.

As for specifications, the new Lumix GF8 match the Lumix GF7, which was launched in 2015. The small camera with micro four-thirds lens mount has a 16-megapixel sensor with isobereik from 200 to 25,600 and is available in combination with the compact 12-32mm f / 3.5-5.6-kit lens. The camera is equipped with WiFi and can film in 1080p resolution with up to 60fps.

From the press release is to make Panasonic the Lumix GF8 targets female photographers who fanatically selfies. Like the GF7, so the screen is visible when making selfies from the hand can the 3 “touch screen to be tilted upward. The selfie Shot mode is automatically activated when folding screen. Panasonic provides the GF8 various ‘beauty functions “as a Soft Skin mode and a slimming feature that allows models to make themselves’ thinner’ in ten steps. The camera also offers creative filters such as Retro, Soft Focus, Expressive, Highkey and Toy Effect.

After taking the picture can be added there virtual makeup with the Beauty Retouch functions. There are two retouchmodi present: Aesthetic Retouch to clean the skin and whitening teeth and Makeup Retouch, for example, add foundation and eye shadow. On the new selfiefuncties after the GF8 does not appear to offer improvement in relation to the GF7.

The camera manufacturer has sent out a press release in Asia and Australia. In the latter continent takes the camera 699 Australian dollars. Which amounts to approximately 446 euros.

Update 14:18: Bart Derkx, Product Manager for Digital Imaging at Panasonic Netherlands, late Tweakers know that GF8 is not introduced in Europe.



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