Panasonic Lumix GH5 Review

Panasonic LUMIX GH5 4K Mirrorless Camera with Lecia VARIO-Elmarit 12-60mm F2.8-4.0 Lens (DC-GH5LK)

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The Panasonic Lumix GH5 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 Mirrorless Camera is a high-end camera that offers great features such as a 20.3MP digital live MOS sensor, Venus Engine image processor, 4K video with no crop, internal 4:2:2 10-bit 4K video at 24/30p, 5-axis sensor stabilization, dual I.S. 2, 0.76x 3.68m-Dot OLED viewfinder, 3.2″ 1.62m-Dot touchscreen, advanced DFD AF system, and 6K & 4K PHOTO, ISO 25600 and 12 fps continuous shooting. Overall, this camera is excellent for those looking for a powerful mirrorless camera that can shoot great 4K videos and photos.

Panasonic Lumix GH5 Key Features

  • 20.3MP Digital Live MOS Sensor
  • Venus Engine Image Processor
  • 4K Video with No Crop
  • Internal 4:2:2 10-Bit 4K Video at 24/30p
  • 5-Axis Sensor Stabilization; Dual I.S. 2
  • 0.76x 3.68m-Dot OLED Viewfinder
  • 3.2″ 1.62m-Dot Free-Angle Touchscreen
  • Advanced DFD AF System; 6K & 4K PHOTO
  • ISO 25600 and 12 fps Continuous Shooting
  • Dual UHS-II SD Slots; Wi-Fi & Bluetooth

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Frequently Asked Questions

What’s included with the Panasonic Lumix GH5?
Included with the Panasonic Lumix GH5 are: Panasonic Lumix GH5 Mirrorless Camera, Panasonic DMW-BLF19 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1860mAh), Panasonic DMW-BLF19 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1860mAh), Panasonic DMW-BTC10 Battery Charger, Body Cap, USB Cable, Shoulder Strap, Cable Holder, Limited 1-Year Warranty, Extendable to 3-Years with Online Registration. You can also usually find Panasonic Lumix GH5 bundle kits with additional accessories and lenses included.

What lens mount does the Panasonic Lumix GH5 have?
The Panasonic Lumix GH5 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, Panasonic Lumix GH5S, Panasonic Lumix GH6, OM SYSTEM OM-1, OM SYSTEM OM-5

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

What is the resolution of the Panasonic Lumix GH5?
The Panasonic Lumix GH5’s 17.3 x 13 mm (Four Thirds) MOS sensor has the following resolutions – Actual: 21.77 Megapixel
Effective: 20.3 Megapixel (5184 x 3888).

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

What size and resolution screen does the Panasonic Lumix GH5 have?
The Panasonic Lumix GH5’s screen is 3.2″ and has a resolution of 1,620,000 Dots.

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

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

Does the Panasonic Lumix GH5 have a built-in ND filter?
The Panasonic Lumix GH5 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 shoot photos and video?
The Panasonic Lumix GH5 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 take?
The Panasonic Lumix GH5 takes the following batteries: 1 x DMW-BLF19 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion, 7.2 VDC, 1860 mAh.

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

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