Conclusion: The Lumix G5 is a great camera for those who are ready to go beyond their restrictive point-and-shoot models but aren’t ready to commit to a DSLR. It’s one of the better Micro Four-Thirds cameras on the market, offering both manual and auto controls.
Pros: Excellent build quality, Loaded with features designed with novices in mind, Intelligent Auto mode effective, DSLR-like operation, Fast autofocus, and good image quality
Cons: The compact size may not fit well with larger hands, Touchscreen isn’t as responsive as it should be in the age of smartphones, Zoom ring on included lens a bit stiff to turn
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...
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.
Summary: The Lumix DMC-G5 sits between the G3 and GH3 in Panasonic’s mini DSLR-styled compact system camera range for those preferring a traditional feel. Read our Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 review to find out more.
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...
This is a small Micro Four Thirds camera that can take different lenses and offers very good image quality
Good Gear Guide.au
10 November 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
Summary: With an exciting number of new technologies, is this the ultimate CSC?
Pros: Touchscreen, Creative control (digital filters), EVF, New grip, The newly designed grip makes holding and using the G5 a more pleasant experience than its predecessor, while also giving it a feeling of improved build quality.
Cons: Auto white balance sometimes inaccurate, Using touchpad AF in portrait mode is tricky, It's a shame that art filters can't be deployed in manual/semi-automatic modes, as you can on Olympus cameras, as this would be really beneficial to those wanting to be extra creative.
Recensione: Panasonic G5, un modello che dovrebbe offrire di più
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...