Panasonic Lumix GH5 II Review

Panasonic LUMIX GH5M2, 20.3MP Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Camera with Live Streaming, 4K 4:2:2 10-Bit Video, Unlimited Video Recording, 5-Axis Image Stabilizer DC-GH5M2

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The Panasonic Lumix GH5 II is a Micro Four Thirds mount camera from Panasonic with a 17.3 x 13 mm (Four Thirds) MOS sensor. You can view the best Panasonic mirrorless cameras here.

The Panasonic Lumix GH5 II Mirrorless Camera is a high-end camera that offers a lot of features for a camera of its price. The camera has a 20.3MP Live MOS sensor with AR Coating that allows for great images and videos. The 10-Bit Internal means that the images and videos will have a more accurate color and detail. The camera also has a Pre-Installed V-Log L format, which is a great option for those who want to create professional-quality videos. The camera also has 6.5-Stop 5-Axis Dual I.S. 2 that allows for great images and videos in all conditions. The camera also has a 0.76x 3.68m-Dot OLED Viewfinder that is great for taking pictures and videos. The camera also has a 3.0″ 1.84m-Dot Free-Angle Touchscreen that is great for taking pictures and videos. The camera also has 225-Area DFD AF that allows for great autofocus in all conditions. The camera also has Advanced Subject Detect that allows for great autofocus in difficult situations. The camera also has Livestream Video via Wi-Fi.

Panasonic Lumix GH5 II Key Features

  • 20.3MP Live MOS Sensor with AR Coating
  • DCI/UHD 4K 60p Video
  • 10-Bit Internal
  • Pre-Installed V-Log L
  • No Crop 4K Video
  • 6.5-Stop 5-Axis Dual I.S. 2
  • 0.76x 3.68m-Dot OLED Viewfinder
  • 3.0″ 1.84m-Dot Free-Angle Touchscreen
  • 225-Area DFD AF
  • Advanced Subject Detect
  • Livestream Video via Wi-Fi
  • 6K and 4K PHOTO Modes

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Frequently Asked Questions

What’s included with the Panasonic Lumix GH5 II?
Included with the Panasonic Lumix GH5 II are: Panasonic Lumix GH5 II Mirrorless Camera, Panasonic DMW-BLK22 Lithium-Ion Battery (7.2V, 2200mAh), Panasonic DMW-BLK22 Lithium-Ion Battery (7.2V, 2200mAh), Panasonic DMW-BTC15 Battery Charger, Body Cap, USB Cable, Cable Holder, Embroidered Shoulder Strap, Limited 1-Year Warranty, Extendable to 3-Years with Online Registration. You can also usually find Panasonic Lumix GH5 II bundle kits with additional accessories and lenses included.

What lens mount does the Panasonic Lumix GH5 II have?
The Panasonic Lumix GH5 II has a Micro Four Thirds lens mount. This is a popular lens mount, so you should have no issues finding Micro Four Thirds lenses. This lens mount is also available on the following cameras: Panasonic Lumix GH5 II, Panasonic Lumix GH5, Panasonic Lumix GH5S, Panasonic Lumix GH6, OM SYSTEM OM-1, OM SYSTEM OM-5

What kind of sensor does the Panasonic Lumix GH5 II have?
The Panasonic Lumix GH5 II has a 17.3 x 13 mm (Four Thirds) MOS sensor.

What is the resolution of the Panasonic Lumix GH5 II?
The Panasonic Lumix GH5 II’s 17.3 x 13 mm (Four Thirds) MOS sensor has the following resolutions – Actual: 21.77 Megapixel
Effective: 20.33 Megapixel.

Does the Panasonic Lumix GH5 II have image stabilization?
The Panasonic Lumix GH5 II has Sensor-Shift, 5-Axis image stabilization. Image stabilization is important for photographers interested in shooting in low light without relying on a tripod.

How many autofocus points does the Panasonic Lumix GH5 II have?
The Panasonic Lumix GH5 II has the following autofocus points – Contrast Detection: 225.

What is the material construction of the Panasonic Lumix GH5 II?
The Panasonic Lumix GH5 II is made of Magnesium Alloy.

Does the Panasonic Lumix GH5 II have a built-in ND filter?
The Panasonic Lumix GH5 II does not have a built-in ND filter. While having a built-in filter is convenient, you can always buy quality filters for your lenses and have more flexibility.

Can the Panasonic Lumix GH5 II shoot photos and video?
The Panasonic Lumix GH5 II can shoot stills & video. This is arguably the most important feature to check before purchasing a camera. You don’t want to be caught off guard when you go to shoot video and your camera only takes photos.

What batteries does the Panasonic Lumix GH5 II take?
The Panasonic Lumix GH5 II takes the following batteries: 1 x DMW-BLK22 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion, 7.2 VDC, 2200 mAh (Approx. 400 Shots).

How are the Panasonic Lumix GH5 II’s dimensions?
The Panasonic Lumix GH5 II has dimensions of 5.5 x 3.9 x 3.4″ / 138.5 x 98.1 x 87.4 mm.

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