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Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

We have collected and analysed 66 expert reviews and 205 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 91/100 and users rate it 95/100. The average review date is 06-11-2017. We have compared these reviews to 1178654 reviews from other Digital Cameras. The alaScore™ for this product is 99/100 = Excellent. Last update: 18-08-2018.

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Panasonic Lumix GH5S

 

A small mirrorless camera with huge video-shooting talents

Superb video quality and flexibility ; Excellent in low light conditions ; Compact, tough and lightweight design

Average stills performance

A small but mightily powerful tool for videographers looking for ultimate creative flexibility.

Aug, 2018

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Panasonic Lumix GH5S review

 

Stunning 4K footage makes this the new video master

Incredible 4K HDR video, 60fps recording ; Great low light performance ; Compact build

Average stills performance

There’s no better CSC for serious filmmakers, but stills shooters will be disappointed

Feb, 2018

Techradar Recommended 2017

Expert review by : Phil Hall (techradar.com)

Panasonic Lumix GH5 review

 

Blurring the lines between stills and video

Brilliant video specification ; Large and bright EVF ; Touchscreen interface ; Durable build ; Snappy performance

Image quality not class-leading ; ISO range could be broader

While the last couple of GH-series cameras have felt a little like video cameras masquerading as stills camera, the Panasonic Lumix GH5 is a much more rounded piece of kit. It's certainly one of the best 4K camera solutions out there, if not the best,...

Mar, 2017

Expert review by : Ben Pitt (expertreviews.co.uk)

Panasonic GH5 review: The ultimate hybrid video and stills camera

 

Packed with professional features, the Panasonic GH5 is the new standard bearer for indie filmmakers.

Outstanding video quality ; Pro-level video features ; Superb ergonomics for photos and video

New features will be beyond some users’ needs ; Photo noise levels slightly higher than from direct competitors ; More expensive than the GH4

The GH5 raises the bar for photography, too, with its higher-resolution sensor, superb viewfinder and in-body stabilisation. The slightly higher noise levels compared with APS-C cameras is its one notable drawback but it doesn’t register as a...

May, 2017

Expert review by (tipa.com)

Panasonic LUMIX DC-GH5

 

The lightweight and durable Panasonic GH5 is a weather-resistant MFT camera with a 20.3MP Live MOS sensor that utilizes advanced digital signal processing and heat dissipation to allow recording and internal processing of 4:2:2 10-bit 4K video....

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S review

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Vying to be the perfect video camera, the Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S is a new flagship mirrorless camera aimed at videographers. It has a new 10Mp sensor, plus additional tech behind the scenes to provide the best video quality and low-light performance....

Feb, 2018

Expert review by : Joshua Waller (ephotozine.com)

Panasonic Lumix GH5S Hands-On Review

 

We go hands-on with the new Panasonic Lumix GH5S, and post sample photos from the new Micro Four Thirds camera.

The difference between the two ISO modes (Low and High) allows the camera to give a better low-light performance, and a wider usable ISO range, for both stills photography and video. However, it's likely that the area where users of this camera are...

Jan, 2018

Expert review by : ePHOTOzine (ephotozine.com)

Panasonic Lumix GH5 Micro Four Thirds Video Review

 

David Thorpe reviews Panasonic's flagship Lumix GH5 MFT camera that's billed as the ultimate video and stills camera.

May, 2017

Highly Recommended

Expert review by : Joshua Waller (ephotozine.com)

Panasonic Lumix GH5 Expert Review

 

Read our full review of the Panasonic Lumix GH5 - the ultimate video and stills camera - with FullHD video at 180fps, 4K video at 60fps, 6K photo at 30fps, and 20mp stills at 12fps - the camera offers everything you could possibly want.

The Panasonic Lumix GH5 features a 20 megapixel Micro Four Thirds sensor, with sensor based 5-axis image stabilisation, combined with the lens' optical image stabilisation, which gives benefits for both stills photography and video recording.

Feb, 2017

Expert review by : Daven Mathies (digitaltrends.com)

Panasonic Lumix GH5S hands-on review

 

The GH5S is a fantastic camera for a specific user, but the standard GH5 is still the hybrid photo/video king.

Video-focused 10.2MP, multi-aspect sensor ; Waveform, vectorscope displays ; Dual native ISO ; DCI 4K at 60 fps ; Time code in/out

No image stabilization ; More expensive than GH5

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio formats supported:LPCM
Audio system:STEREO
Built-In Microphone:Y
Noise Reduction:Y

Battery

Battery Capacity:1860
Battery level indicator:Y
Battery life (CIPA standard):410
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery voltage:7.2
Power source type:Battery

Camera

Brightness adjustment:Y
Camera file system:DCF, Exif, RAW / DCF,Exif,RAW
Camera playback:movie, single image, slide show, thumbnails
Contrast adjustment:Y
Diopter adjustment (D-D):-4 - 3
Dioptre correction:Y
Eye Relief:2.1
GPS (satellite):N
Histogram:Y
Image editing:Crop, Resizing, Rotating
Languages support:Multi
Live view:Y
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, JPN
Photo effects:black&white, Neutral, Vivid
Playback modes:Normal, Slideshow, Zoom
Playback zoom (max):16
Saturation adjustment:Y
Scene modes:Portrait
Self-timer delay:2,10
Shooting modes:Aperture priority, Auto, Manual, Shutter priority
White Balance:Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Incandescent, Shade

Design

Colour of product:Black

Display

Display:TFT
Display aspect ratio:3:2
Display diagonal:8.13
Display diagonal (metric):8
Display resolution (numeric):1620000
Field of view:100
Flip-out screen:Y
Touchscreen:Y
Vari-angle LCD display:Y

Flash

External flash connector:Y
Flash exposure compensation:Y
Flash exposure correction:±3EV (1/3 EV step)
Flash metering modes:Wireless triggering
Flash Modes:Auto, Forced off, Forced on, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization
Flash sync-speed:1/250
Shoe mounting point:Y
Shoe mounting point type:Hot

Focusing

Auto Focus (AF) assist beam:Y
Auto Focus (AF) lock:Y
Closest focusing distance:0.2
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Lens System

Digital Zoom:4
Filter Size:5.8
Focal length range (f-f):12 - 60
Lens mount interface:Micro Four Thirds
Lens structure (elements/groups):11/9
Maximum aperture number:22
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):12
Minimum aperture number:3.5
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):2.4
Number of aspheric elements:3
Number of diaphragm blades:7

Light exposure

Auto Exposure (AE) lock:Y
ISO sensitivity:100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, Auto
ISO sensitivity (max):12800
ISO sensitivity (min):100
Light exposure control:Program AE
Light exposure correction:± 5EV (1/3EV step)
Light exposure modes:Aperture priority AE, Auto, Manual, Shutter priority AE
Light metering:Centre-weighted, Evaluative (Multi-pattern), Spot

Memory

Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC / SD,SDHC,SDXC
Memory slots:2

Networking

Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:4.2 BLE
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):-10 - 40
Storage temperature (T-T):10 - 80

Other features

USB Connectivity:Y

Packaging Content

Batteries included:Y
Battery charger included:Y
Cables included:USB
Hand strap:Y
Quick start guide:Y

Picture Quality

Camera Type:MILC / MILC Body
Image formats supported:JPG, RAW / JPG,RAW
Image sensor size (W x H):17.3 x 13
Image stabilizer:Y
Image stabilizer location:Body
Maximum image resolution:5184 x 3888
Megapixel:20.3
Sensor Type:Live MOS
Still image resolution(s):5184x3888, 3712x2784, 2624x1968, 4992x3744, 3328x2496, 5184x3456, 3712x2480, 2624x1752, 5184x3456, 3504x2336, 5184x2920, 3840x2160, 1920x1080, 3840x2160, 3888x3888, 2784x2784, 1968x1968, 2880x2880
Supported aspect ratios:1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Total MegaPixels:21.77

Ports & interfaces

HDMI:Y
HDMI connector type:Full-size
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:Y
PictBridge:Y
USB connector:USB Type-C
USB version:3.1

Shutter

Camera shutter type:electronic, mechanical
Fastest camera shutter speed:1/16000
Slowest camera shutter speed:60

Technical Details

Built-in speaker(s):Y
Self-timer:Y
User guide:Y

Video

HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Motion JPEG frame rate:180
Video formats supported:AVC, AVCHD, H.264, H.265, MOV, MP4, MPEG4 / AVC,AVCHD,H.264,H.265,MOV,MP4,MPEG4
Video recording:Y

Viewfinder

Magnification:1.52
Viewfinder Type:Electronic

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:87.4
Height :98.1
Lens diameter:6.6
Lens length:7.1
Lens weight:210
Weight:645
Weight (including battery):725
Width:138.5