If you are getting this battery to have a spare ...
Calcias "Traveler", Amazon
2 August 2015
Summary: If you are getting this battery to have a spare in case you run out of juice using the genuine Panasonic battery, then it is ok. However, if you are buying to replace the genuine battery altogether, beware as it does not last nearly as long as the genuine battery.
Summary: I purchased this Lumix G5 as I have been using the FZ-150, a very nice super zoom and wanted to put together a mirrorless system to use for my hiking trips since the gear and tripod would be much smaller and lighter than my Nikon DSLR gear.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 Various Colors as Promissed? Bigger Body Weather Resistant?
DreamcastExotic "Panasonic Used The Small G3 ..., Amazon
8 September 2012
Summary: its confirmed I called Panasonic directly today 9-11-2012 & theyr canceling their Original G5 Multi Color Offering it will be Typical Plain Jane FLAT BLACK ONLY, :/ #2 also confirmed that they are crippling these cameras of 2012 with a 29 minute video recording Restriction?
Summary: I recently got one of these cameras from Amazon and I had read many good things about the G5 in reviews and I wanted one as I currently have a GF6, which is a great camera but it doesn't have a viewfinder and I've been finding shooting into direct sunlight a bit of a pain, as the sun obviously...
Summary: This is the first digital camera I've bought which has a 'proper' lens and an SLR-type body rather than just a pocket camera, and I was expecting the step up to a more professional camera to have a big impact on photo quality. But I am really disappointed!
Summary: Panasonic was supposed to have fixed the problem with the G3 in that the ball of your right hand pressed against the controls and you ended up with options appearing in the viewfinder. I believed them to my cost and found the G5 was marginally worse.
Supposed Brilliant Camera With Several Annoying Problems
G. Shaw "Apple User", Amazon
4 October 2012
Summary: Having used a G1, which worked very well, I decided to upgrade to G5. It has had very good reviews in mags and online. It has produced stunning images, very sharp using 14 - 140mm and 20 mm lenses. The colours seem spot on.