Here our exclusive first hands-on with the 6K Panasonic Lumix S1H. The S1H-specific features which make it a dedicated moving picture device include improved codec options with higher bitrates and intra-frame recording, a proper optical low-pass filter, dual native iso, timecode (via a crafty hot shoe adaptor,) various anamorphic modes, and of course 6K pictures from a full-frame chip. Like its siblings, the original S1 and resolution-targeting S1R, the S1H lives in a sturdy metal shell that feels like it was designed by someone who was anxious to avoid any possible criticism over solidity.
The top LCD is expanded over that on the S1R and the generous build leaves plenty of room for a large battery, the size of that on a small camcorder. At an event at Abel Cine, with colourist Dado….