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Panasonic-lumix-dmc-g5.33528212
8.7 out of 10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

One of the newest compact system cameras (DSLM) cameras from Pan Read more

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Specifications

Feature
Value
Comment
TYPE
Type
Digital Single Lens Mirrorless camera
Recording media
SD memory card, SDHC memory card, SDXC memory card (Compatible with UHS-I standard SDHC/SDXC memory cards)
Image sensor size
17.3 x 13.0 mm (in 4:3 aspect ratio)
Lens Mount
Micro Four Thirds mount
IMAGE SENSOR
Type
Live MOS Sensor
Total pixels
18.31 Megapixels
Camera effective pixels
16.05 Megapixels
Color filter
Primary color filter
Dust reduction system
Supersonic wave filter
RECORDING SYSTEM
Recording file format
Still Image: JPEG(DCF, Exif 2.3), RAW, / MPO (When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds standard) / Motion Image: AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch) / / MP4 (Audio format AAC 2ch)
Aspect ratio
4:3, 3:2, 16:9, 1:1
Image quality
RAW, RAW+Fine, RAW+Standard, Fine, Standard, / MPO+Fine, MPO+Standard (with 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds System standard)
Color Space
sRGB, Adobe RGB
Still Image
[4:3] 4608x3456(L) / 3264x2448(M) / 2336x1752(S) / 1824x1368(When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Third System standard) / [3:2] 4608x3072(L) / 3264x2176(M) / 2336x1560(S) / 1824x1216(When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Third System standard) / [16:9] 4608x2592(L) / 3264x1840(M) / 1920x1080(S) / 1824x1024(When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Third System standard) / [1:1] 3456x3456(L) / 2448x2448(M) / 1744x1744(S) / 1712x1712(When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Third System standard)
Continuous recordable time (Motion images)*3
AVCHD with picture quality set to [FSH]: Approx. 150 min with H-PS14042 / AVCHD with picture quality set to [FSH]: Approx. 140 min with H-FS014042 / AVCHD with picture quality set to [FSH]: Approx. 150 min with H-FS45150
Actual recordable time (Motion images)
AVCHD with picture quality set to [FSH]: Approx. 75 min with H-PS14042 / AVCHD with picture quality set to [FSH]: Approx. 70 min with H-FS014042 / AVCHD with picture quality set to [FSH]: Approx. 75 min with H-FS45150
Flicker reduction
[1/50] / [1/60] / [1/100] / [1/120] / OFF
Motion Image (MP4*1 : NTSC area)
[Full HD]1920×1080, 30fps (sensor output is 30p) / [HD]1280x720, 30fps (sensor output is 30p) / [VGA] 640x480, 30fps (sensor output is 30p)
Motion Image (AVCHD Progressive*2:NTSC area)
[Full HD] 1920x1080, 60p (sensor output is 60p) (PSH: 28Mbps)
Motion Image (AVCHD*1 : NTSC area)
[Full HD] 1920x1080, 60i (sensor output is 60p) (FSH: 17Mbps) / [Full HD] 1920x1080, 30p (sensor output is 60p) (FPH: 17Mbps) / [HD] 1280 x 720, 60p (sensor output is 60p)(SH: 17Mbps)
VIEWFINDER
Type
Live View Finder (1,440,000 dots equivalent)
Field of view
Approx. 100%
Magnification
Approx. 1.4x / 0.7x (35mm camera equivalent) with 50mm lens at infinity; -1.0 m -1
Eye point
Approx.17.5mm from eyepiece lens
Diopter adjustment
-4.0~+4.0(dpt)
Eye sensor
Yes
Eye sensor adjustment
High / Low
FOCUS
Type
Contrast AF system
Focus mode
AFS (Single) / AFF (Flexible) / AFC (Continuous) / MF
AF mode
Face detection / AF Tracking / 23-area-focusing / 1-area-focusing / Pinpoint
AF detective range
EV 0 - 18 (ISO100 equivalent)
AF assist lamp
YES
AF lock
Set the Fn button in custom menu to AF lock
Others
Quick AF, Continuous AF (during motion image recording), AF+MF, Eye Sensor AF, Touch AF, Touch Pad AF, Touch shutter, Touch MF Assist,
EXPOSURE CONTROL
Light metering system
144-zone multi-pattern sensing system
Light metering mode
Intelligent Multiple / Center Weighted / Spot
Metering range
EV 0 - 18 (F2.0 lens, ISO100 equivalent)
Exposure mode
Program AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual,
ISO sensitivity (Standard Output Sensitivity)
Auto / Intelligent ISO / 160 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 / 6400 / 12800 / (Changeable to 1/3 EV step)
Exposure compensation
1/3EV Step ±5EV
AE lock
Set the Fn button in custom menu to AE lock
AE bracket
3,5,7 frame, in 1/3 or 2/3 or 1EV Step, ±3 EV
WHITE BALANCE
White balance
Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Incandescent / Flash / White Set 1, 2 / Color temperature setting
White balance adjustment
Blue/amber bias, Magenta/green bias
Color temperature setting
2500-10000K in 100K
White balance bracket
3 exposures in blue/ amber axis or in magenta/ green axis
SHUTTER
Type
Focal-plane shutter
Shutter speed
Still Images: Bulb (Max.120), 1/4000 ~ 60 / Motion image: 1/16000 ~ 1/30 (NTSC)
Self timer
10sec, 3 images/ 2sec / 10sec
SCENE GUIDE
Still image
Clear Portrait / Silky Skin / Backlit Softness / Clear in Backlight / Relaxing Tone / Sweet Child's Face / Distinct Scenery / Bright Blue Sky / Romantic Sunset Glow / Vivid Sunset Glow / Glistening Water / Clear Nightscape / Cool Night Sky / / Warm Glowing Nightscape / Artistic Nightscape / Glittering Illuminations / Clear Night Portrait / Soft Image of a Flower / Appetizing Food / Cute Dessert / Freeze Animal Motion / Clear Sports Shot / Monochrome
Video
Clear Portrait / Silky Skin / Backlit Softness / Clear in Backlight / Relaxing Tone / Sweet Child's Face / Distinct Scenery / Bright Blue Sky / Romantic Sunset Glow / Vivid Sunset Glow / Clear Nightscape / Cool Night Sky / / Warm Glowing Nightscape / Artistic Nightscape / Clear Night Portrait / Appetizing Food / Cute Dessert / Freeze Animal Motion / Clear Sports Shot / Monochrome
BURST SHOOTING
Burst speed
SH : 20.0 frames/sec, H: 6.0 frames/sec(with AFS), M: 3.7 frames/sec (with Live View), L: 2.0 frames/sec (with Live View)
Number of recordable images
9 images (when there are RAW files with the particular speed) / Unlimited consecutive shooting (when there are no RAW files) / (depending on memory card size, battery power, picture size, and compression)
LIVE VIEW
Digital zoom
2x, 4x
Extra Tele Conversion
Still image: Max.2x (Aspect ratio sets at 4:3. Not effective with L size recording. Magnification ratio depends on the recording pixels and aspect ratio.) / Motion image: 2.4x (PSH, FSH in AVCHD and FHD in MP4), 3.6x (SH in AVCHD and HD in MP4), 4.8x (VGA in MP4)
Other functions
Guide Lines (3 patterns) / Real-time Histogram
LEVEL GAUGE
Level Gauge
Yes (Built-in 3 shaft accelerometer sensor)
DIRECTION DETECTION FUNCTION
Direction Detection Function
Yes
FUNCTION BUTTON
Fn1, Fn2, Fn3, Fn4, Fn5
One Push AE / Preview / Level Gauge / Focus Area Set / Photo Style / Aspect Ratio / Picture Size / Quality / Focus Mode / Metering Mode / HDR / Flash / / Flash Adjust. / i.Resolution / i.Dynamic / Ex. Tele Conv / Digital Zoom / Electronic Shutter / Stabilizer / Motion Pic. Set / Picture Mode / Histogram / Guide Line / / Step Zoom / Zoom Speed / Rec Area / Sensitivity / White Balance / AF Mode / Drive Mode / Playback
CREATIVE CONTROL
Still image
Expressive / Retro / High Key / Low Key / Sepia / Dynamic Monochrome / Impressive Art / High Dynamic / Cross Process / Toy Effect / Miniature Effect / Soft Focus / Star Filter / One Point Color
Video
Expressive / Retro / High Key / Low Key / Sepia / Dynamic Monochrome / Impressive Art / High Dynamic / Cross Process / Toy Effect / Miniature Effect / One Point Color
PHOTO STYLE
Still image and Video
Standard / Vivid / Natural / Monochrome / Scenery / Portrait / Custom
PLAYBACK
Playback mode
Normal playback, 30-thumbnail display, 12-thumbnail display, Calendar display, Zoomed playback (16x Max.), Slideshow (duration & effect is selectable), Playback Mode (Normal/Picture/Video/3D Play/Category/Favorite), / Title Edit, Text Stamp, Video Divide, Resize, Cropping, Rotate, Favorite, DPOF Print set, Protect, Face Recognition Edit
IMAGE PROTECTION / ERASE
Protection
Single / Multi, Cancel
Erase
Single / Multi / All / Except Favorite
PRINT
Direct Print
PictBridge compatible(Print size, Layout, Date setting are selectable )
INTERFACE
USB
USB 2.0 High Speed
HDMI
miniHDMI TypeC / Video: Auto / 1080p / 1080i / 480p / Audio: Stereo
Audio video output
Monaural Type, NTSC / *Check the website of the Panasonic sales company in your country or region for details on the products that are available in your market.
Microphone
Stereo, Wind-cut: Off / Auto / Flicker reduction:[1/50] / [1/60] / [1/100] / [1/120] / OFF / Microphone level adjustable: Lv1 / Lv2 / Lv3 / Lv4
Speaker
Monaural
LANGUAGE
OSD language
English, Spanish, Portuguese(English)
GENERAL
Battery 1
Li-ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1200mAh) (Included) / Battery Charger
Battery life (CIPA standard)
Approx. 310 images with H-FS014042
Dimensions/ Weight
Dimensions (W x H x D)
119.9 x 83.2 x 70.8 mm / 4.72 x 3.28 x 2.79 inch (excluding protrusions)
Weight
Approx. 396g / 0.87 lb (SD card, Battery, Body) / Approx. 346g / 0.76 lb (Body only) / Approx. 561g / 1.24 lb (SD card, Battery, H-FS014042 lens included)
OPERATING ENVIRONMENT
Operating temperature
0℃ to 40℃ (32°F to 104°F)
Operating humidity
10% RH to 80% RH
STANDARD ACCESSORIES
Software  2
PHOTOfunSTUDIO 8.2 PE / SILKYPIX® Developer Studio 3.1SE / LoiLoScope (trial version) / USB Driver
Standard accessories
Body, Body Cap, LUMIX G VARIO 14-42mm / F3.5-5.6 ASPH. / MEGA O.I.S. (H-FS014042), / Lens Cap, Lens Hood, Lens Rear Cap, Battery Charger, Battery Pack, / USB Connection Cable, Shoulder Strap, CD-ROM
INTERCHANGEABLE LENS-1
Lens Name
LUMIX G VARIO 14-42mm / F3.5-5.6 ASPH. / MEGA O.I.S.
Lens Construction
12 elements in 9 groups (1 Aspherical lens)
Mount
Micro Four Thirds mount
Optical Image Stabilizer 3
Yes
Focal Length
f=14mm to 42mm (35mm camera equivalent 28mm to 84mm)
Aperture Type
7 diaphragm blades / Circular aperture diaphragm
Aperture
F3.5(Wide) - F5.6(Tele)
Minimum Aperture
F22
Closest Focusing Distance
0.3m / 1ft
Maximum magnification
Approx. 0.16x / 0.32x (35mm camera equivalent)
Diagonal Angle of View
75°(W)~29°(T)
Filter Size
φ52mm / 2.05 in
Max. Diameter
φ60.6mm / 2.39 in
Overall Length
Approx. 63.6mm / 2.50 in (from the tip of the lens to the base side of the lens mount)
Weight [g]
Approx. 165g
Weight [oz]
Approx. 5.82oz
Further Specifications
NOTE
*1 Use a card with SD Speed Class with "Class4" or higher / *2 Continuous recording exceeding 4GB or 29 min 59 sec is not possible when recording AVCHD in PSH. / *3 Videos can be recorded continuously for up to 29 min 59 sec in European PAL areas. Continuous recording exceeding 4GB or 29 min 59 sec is not possible when recording MP4. For Full HD in MP4, the recordable time will drop below 29 min 59 sec.
FLASH
Built in flash Type
TTL Built-in-Flash, GN10.5 equivalent (ISO 160 ・m), Built-in Pop-up
Flash Mode
Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, / Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
Synchronization speed
Less than 1/160 second
Flash synchronization
1st. Curtain Sync, 2nd Curtain Sync.
MONITOR
Type
TFT LCD with Touch panel
Monitor size
Free-angle 3.0inch (7.5cm)/ 3:2 Aspect / Wide-viewing angle
Pixels
920K dots
Filed of view
Approx. 100%
Monitor adjustment
Brightness (7 levels), Contrast and Saturation (7 levels), Red tint (7 levels), Blue tint (7 levels)
Release Date
First seen
18 July 2012