Panasonics new $999 GX9 is a mirrorless camera for monochrome film lovers
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Panasonic has just announced the Lumix GX9, the companys latest mid-range interchangeable lens camera. Its coming next month for $999 with a 12-60mm (non-Leica) kit lens. A body-only configuration wont be available in the US, but will likely be sold elsewhere. The GX9 is a mishmash of some of the best aspects of the GX8 from 2015 and the GX85 that was introduced a year later. Plus, its got a new monochrome shooting mode that film enthusiasts might get hooked on.
Perhaps most importantly, Panasonic has upped the megapixel count back to 20.3 similar to the GX8, but without a low-pass filter. That allows for greater detail, according to the company, and Panasonic says its Venus engine still minimizes any unwanted moire effects. 4K…