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8.9 out of 10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

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

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Overall 8
8.4

Panasonic Lumix G5

Camera Labs
1 July 2012
  • Summary: The Panasonic Lumix G5 a great value mirrorless system camera which makes a number of improvements over its predecessor, the G3. The new G5 inherits the mini DSLR styling of the G3 with its fully articulated screen and electronic viewfinder and adds 1080p full HD video recording, 6fps full resolution continuous shooting and a new HDR composite mode. All these improvements are made possible by a new 16 Megapixel sensor and redesigned Venus Engine processor.
  • Pros: 920k dot flip-out LCD touch screen., 6fps burst mode., 28Mbps 1080p50/60 movie recording., EVF proximity sensor., Compact collapsible powered kit zoom., Customisable Quick menu., Access to broadest native lens catalogue.
  • Cons: Poor battery life., Lacks Manual exposure movie modes., Creative effects dificult to access., Average wide angle on kit zoom.
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Overall 8
8.2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 review

Amateur Photographer
3 April 2014
  • Summary: The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 remains a more DSLR-like experience to use than most current compact system camera models. The improvements to the sensor and processing engine enable an impressive performance and show that a smaller-format sensor can compete against APS-C models. The handling of noise is extremely impressive, allowing critical shooting up to ISO 3200 and the retention of high levels of detail even at ISO 12,800.
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Overall 8
8.0

This is a small Micro Four Thirds camera that can take different lenses and offers very good image quality

Good Gear Guide.au
10 December 2012
  • Summary: This is a great model to choose if you're after a small-ish camera that can take different lenses. Importantly, it has the ability to capture very clear images, and it's quite user friendly overall.
  • Pros: Crisp and clear image quality, Quick overall performance, Lots of features to play with
  • Cons: Physical controls could be a little better, What you see on the screen is not always what is captured
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

PC Advisor
2 October 2012
  • Excerpt: Panasonic's Lumix DMC-G5 is the successor to last year's Lumix DMC-G3 . It retains many of the key features of that camera, such as the 16-megapixel Live MOS sensor, built-in electronic viewfinder (EVF) and flash, and, of course, a small body. It's a camera that you wouldn't think can take different lenses — it looks more like a super-zoom camera at first glance — but its Micro Four Thirds mount allows you to pick a lens for every situation. See all camera reviews .
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Overall 7
7.0

Panasonic Lumix G5

CNET
1 October 2012
  • Summary: The excellent Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 produces consistently high-quality output and joins an ever-expanding range of lenses and companion models. It's a joy to use, but the price is high, particularly when compared to mainstream dSLRs. The score reflects this (prices below are for the body only).
  • Pros: Image quality; Range of available lenses; Movie performance; Firmware and build quality.
  • Cons: Price.
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

Photo answers
24 September 2012
  • Excerpt: Placing the G5 next to its predecessor, it's immediately clear that there have been a number of changes to the overall design. Despite being only a few millimetres different, it seems Panasonic has decided to beef up the G5 by adding a deeper rubberised hand grip and more prominent rear thumb-rest that provides far more purchase than the previous model, making it look and feel more like a D-SLR.
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Overall 8
8.0

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Trusted Reviews
8 August 2012
  • Summary: Panny's latest compact system camera is the most complete G-series model we've yet seen.
  • Pros: Solid build quality, Improved handling over the G3, Impressive image quality
  • Cons: Touch-screen could still be improved, Launch price a bit expensive
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Overall 8
7.7

Review: Panasonic DMC-G5K

Info Abril
28 March 2013
  • Summary: A câmera faz fotos excelentes e conta com LCD sensível ao toque
  • Pros: Ótima qualidade de imagem; rápida no boot, no AF e nas fotos individuais; boa ergonomia.
  • Cons: Controles manuais confusos; menus mal traduzidos.
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Overall 7
7.0

Recensione: Panasonic G5, un modello che dovrebbe offrire di più

saggiamente.com
22 December 2012
  • Excerpt: Uno dei pochi aspetti sottotono della Panasonic G3 ( recensione ) ci è sembrata l'ergonomia. Dopo l'ottima G2, che riprendeva interamente il progetto della GH2 con caratteristiche meno performanti, la casa nipponica porta bandiera del Micro Quattro Terzi ha deciso di puntare tutto sulla riduzione dei volumi. Si è così ottenuta una fotocamera per molti aspetti eccellente ma con un'impugnatura un po' sacrificata e tasti non troppo comodi.
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Overall 8
7.5

Review: Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Ztop
28 November 2012
  • Excerpt: A Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 faz parte da nova família de câmeras de terceira geração (=sem espelho ou DSLM) da fabricante japonesa com o padrão Micro Four Thirds. É um modelo de entrada, mas que consegue produzir resultados incríveis, incluindo vídeos em alta definição de excelente qualidade. Tem seu porém: você vai precisar de outra lente mais luminosa. A G5 também marca a volta das câmeras DSLM da Panasonic ao mercado brasileiro.
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