Sony A7S III, Panasonic Lumix S1 or Fujifilm X-T30 are just a part of the models that may appear on the market in 2019. Rumors also say about Sony A6700, Panasonic Lumix GH6 Canon EOS 7D Mark III. How will the new cameras be promised?
The year 2018 in photography undoubtedly belonged to the successful ones, because we had many large and interesting prime ministers. The best cameras are getting better, although the lower shelf is crammed with smartphones for photos. Is 2019 promising to be equally interesting? Here are the predictions.
Panasonic Lumix S1, GH6, G90
Panasonic is dynamically developing its portfolio of cameras and is constantly trying to refresh the popular series. By far the most important premiere of 2019 will be Panasonic's full-frame mirrorless camera. The manufacturer plans to release two advanced models – Panasonic Lumix S1 and S1R . The model marked with the letter R will have a higher resolution – in the order of 47 megapixels. "Ordinary" S1 will offer 24 megapixels. Both will allow you to film in 4K format at 60 fps. They will also have stabilization of the matrix and entry into two memory cards. Models should debut on the market already in April 2019 . Rumors also say that this year the producer will announce the premiere of Lumiks GH6 , which would debut on the market in 2020. The new camera would have, among other things, the option of filming in 6K quality. Interestingly promises to be Pansonic Lumix G90 , which will certainly be a relatively inexpensive model, and its capabilities can be considerable. The device may have the same sensor as the GH5. Will offer filming in 4K at 60 fps, Full HD at up to 240 fps and 5-axis matrix stabilization. Plus two memory card slots and an improved AF system. Panasonic can therefore mix up the market next year.
Canon EOS 7D III and new EOS R models
Canon EOS R, the first full-frame mirrorless in the producer's portfolio, is one of the most important premieres of Canon's recent years. So you can expect that the manufacturer will develop a line of new models. Rumors say that in 2019 we can see two new R series models. One would offer a resolution of 50 Mpix, the second even 75 megapixels . Both will receive a 5-axis stabilization that is missing in the current model. They will also allow you to film in 10-bit 4: 2: 2 format. In addition, we can count on the premieres of several lenses for attaching R. Year 2019 may also bring the premiere of the SLR Canon EOS 7D Mark III . The model will also be equipped with a 4K movie mode, as well as WiFi and Bluetooth. In 2019, it may also be announced Canon EOS 1D-X Mark III , which would hit the stores in 2020 and offer, among other things, the 8K movie mode.
Sony A7S III, A9 II A7R IV, A6700
The eyes of many filmmakers are now returned to Sony, which in 2019 should present the third generation of Sony A7S . The camera can offer 8K movie mode at 60 frames / s and 4K at speeds up to 480 fps, and the resolution of the matrix would be 36.4 megapixels. The camera also has to offer a much more powerful battery and an improved AF system. The model promises to be revolutionary. There are many indications that we will get the official model announcement in January. In 2019 we can also expect announcements Sony A9 II . This camera would offer the same film capabilities as the Sony A7S III, and in addition, probably a lot of new photographic solutions. Also in January, Sony may announce the release of the next A6500. The new model can be marked as A6700 or A7000 . It will offer, among others, 4K movie recording at 60 fps and 10-bit format. This year, we can also expect the fourth edition of the Sony A7R . The new model would offer an even larger sensor with a resolution of 54 or 60 megapixels. Also, he would have a movie mode of 8K 60p and 4K up to 480p. The camera can also be able to save 18-bit images with 4: 4: 4 color sampling.
Olympus OM-D E-M1X
Olympus is also planning a bigger premiere after a temporary slump. The new camera will be presented on January 24 and most likely it will be the top OM-D E-M1X . The camera will be addressed to professional photographers , mainly engaged in sports, that is those who care about speed. The model will offer a very high speed of photo processing and a serial mode of 18 fps. An improved, high resolution matrix will be used. The stabilization will be improved, the power of which will be as much as 7.5 EV. The AF mode will also be improved, the camera can be charged via USB. He also has to deal with sending photos to the cloud right after they are taken. The price of the new model would be around $ 3,000.
After this year's premiere of Fujifilm X-T3, the producer plans to present a new version of a simpler model in 2019. Fujifilm X-T30 should have specifications similar to X-T20. However, he would also offer a 4K movie mode at 30fps. The price of the new model should not exceed $ 1,000. Will all these models appear this year? Is there anything else we do not know about? We will be convinced of this in the coming weeks and months. If you want to be up to date, follow fotoManiaKa!