Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 (Body) Black

MPN: DC-GH5EG-K  |  EAN: 5025232859191  |  Model: Lumix DC-GH5

Price Information

1,672.00

as at 24 Sep 19 | 6:30 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 (Body) Black - DC-GH5EG-K Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Mirrorless Camera
Outstanding
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Outstanding
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Outstanding
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Outstanding
Intermediate Skill Level (Photo)
Outstanding
4K Videos
Outstanding
Underwater Photography
Outstanding
Vlogging
Outstanding
High FPS Videos
Outstanding
Travel
Outstanding
Time-lapse Videos
Outstanding
Low-light Videos
Outstanding
Everyday Life Photography
Outstanding
Live Streaming
Outstanding
Events Photography
Outstanding
Event Videos
Outstanding
Wildlife Photography
Outstanding
Landscape Photography
Outstanding
Sports Photography
Outstanding
Home Videos
Outstanding
WiFi Connectivity
Outstanding
Dust-proof
Outstanding
Professional Looks
Outstanding
Regular Looks
Outstanding
Bluetooth Connectivity
Outstanding
Camera Body Only
Outstanding

Kind of Camera

The Mirror-less Camera is a very good option for taking those shots with a professional flair. The ability to change lenses and tweak a variety of photo settings can be quite powerful. 

Photography Skillset

Point and shoot - If you're not quite the expert yet or you're just getting started in the world of photography, the Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 will satisfy your needs.

For those who are passionate about photography at a casual level but are prepared to make the occasional technical adjustments, the Lumix DC-GH5 is a very straightforward option. At this skill level you'll be comfortable utilising features such as the 225  "Auto Focus points" that this camera comes with.

Video skill level

Casual videos - If the technicalities involved in altering video settings are not a priority, then this Panasonic device is a very good option!

Even though recording videos is a passion, you're not necessarily looking to go pro. You're content with making tweaks to a couple of settings to suit the shot you're about to take. The Lumix DC-GH5 is very accessible which makes it suitable for this.

Video Scenarios

Streaming video live is a great way to share your experiences and this camera from Panasonic provides a couple of connectivity options to help you with this.

The Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5, is a very competent option when it comes to recording occasions and related activities. Also, the presence of its built-in Image stabilizer does help with making your clips look smooth and steady.

Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 is a great companion to have.

Self made video content - Whether its in a specialist niche or broad subject area, video content is king (or queen) these days. With an image sensor size of 17.3 x 13 mm (mm), this camera can deliver really good image quality in your videos. It's also got Wi-Fi so if you can still make your transfers even if you're not with your cables.

Other Video needs

Ultra High Definition - you'll be able to capture immersive and highly detailed footage with this camera's 4K capability.

If you're looking for that silky-smooth rendering of your videos, this camera has got it as its able to handle 60 FPS at 1080p resolutions.

Breathtaking transitions such as rolling clouds or city lights can captured as a time-lapse using the Panasonic's in-built intervalometer

Low light recording can be tricky, however this camera has got what it takes to help you through that. This is because its minimum aperture number combined with it's maximum ISO sensitivity can produce crispy images with minimal noise.

Photo Scenarios

If you're looking to simply use your camera to point-and-shoot everyday moments with an item or person as the subject matter, then the Lumix DC-GH5 is an easy recommendation for this.

Actions shots are for more engaging than people posing for a photograph at events. The Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 comes with Auto Focus Tracking which helps ensure people in motion still look sharp in your photos.

The thrilling action of sports is filled with magical moments that shouldn't be missed. Which is why by taking the Lumix DC-GH5 for those games, you'll have a camera that can effectively track subjects in frame while they are in motion.

Sea-life is always breathtaking. With this camera from Panasonic, you can expect to produce vivid images that showcases the unique tone that are found with photographs taken underwater.

As you make trips around the world, every moment tells a story. For this, a good camera is crucial and the Lumix DC-GH5 is a great option for travel. It's got a combined zoom capability allowing you get a closer look at items that can't be reached easily.^506^*}

When taking photos of the beautiful creatures of the wild, you'll need to have Tracking Focus mode activated so as not to miss any great moments while they are active in their habitat. Burst shots help as well, which this camera happens to have making it a very good option for your needs.

Composing photographs of landscapes is subject to the lighting conditions that you're faced with. The 17.3 x 13 mm(mm) Image Sensor Size on this model play a big role in this. Also, the Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 has a variety of scene modes which can be selected to suit the shot you're preparing to take.

Other considerations

With this model, you no longer need to worry about carrying cables for data transfer all the time as it comes with Wi-FI.

Since this camera is certified as dust-proof, it does gives it at an added advantage over regular cameras. This way you can be rest assured the Lumix DC-GH5 will cater for your outdoor needs.

Style

This device showcases a refined taste in mobile devices due to clean lines and a premium look.

Whether you want to blend in, or have a camera that doesn’t attract unwanted attention, the basic design of the Lumix DC-GH5 fits the bill.

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Technical Specifications

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 (Body) Black - DC-GH5EG-K Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Camera Type MILC Body
Dustproof Yes
Freezeproof Yes
Freezeproof Up To -10 °C
Operating Temperature (T-T) -10 - 40 °F
Product Colour Black
Splash Proof Yes
Camera
Brightness Adjustment Yes
Camera File System DCF, Exif, RAW
Eye Relief 21 mm
Image Formats Supported JPEG, RAW
Languages Support Multi
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages DEU, ENG, ESP, FRE, ITA, JPN
Photo Effects 1
Playback Modes Normal, Slideshow, Zoom
Playback Zoom (max) 16 x
Saturation Adjustment Yes
Scene Modes Portrait
Scene Modes Present Yes
Self-timer Delay 2, 10 s
Shooting Modes Aperture priority, Auto, Manual, Shutter priority
White Balance Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Incandescent, Shade
Flash
External Flash Connector Yes
Flash Exposure Compensation Yes
Flash Exposure Correction ±3EV (1/3 EV step)
Flash Metering Modes Wireless triggering
Flash Modes Auto, Forced off, Forced on, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization
Flash Sync-speed 1/250 s
Shoe Mounting Point Yes
Shoe Mounting Point Type Hot
Focusing
Auto Focus Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Points 225
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection 1
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes Continuous Auto Focus, Contrast Detection Auto Focus, Face detection, Face tracking, Flexible Spot Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus
Face Detection Yes
Focus Adjustment Auto/Manual
Manual Focus Yes
Tracking Focus 1
Light Exposure
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock Yes
ISO Sensitivity 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, Auto
ISO Sensitivity (max) 25600
ISO Sensitivity (min) 100
Light Exposure Control Program AE
Light Exposure Correction ± 5EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Modes Aperture priority AE, Auto, Manual, Shutter priority AE
Light Metering Centre-weighted, Evaluative (Multi-pattern), Spot
Manual Exposure Yes
Shutter
Camera Shutter Type Electronic, Mechanical
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed 1/16000 s
Shutter Priority AE Yes
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 60 s
Video
4K Video Capable Yes
Camcorder Media Type SD, SDHC, SDXC
HD Type Full HD
Live stream capable 1
Max FPS @4K 30
Maximum Video Resolution 4096 x 2160 pixels
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 180 fps
Supported Aspect Ratios 1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Video Formats Supported AVC, AVCHD, H.264, H.265, MOV, MP4, MPEG4
Video Recording Yes
Audio
Audio Formats Supported LPCM
Audio Noise Reduction Yes
Audio System Stereo
Built-in Microphone Yes
Built-in Speaker(s) Yes
Headphone Output Type 3.5
Headphone Outputs 1
Microphone In Yes
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo
Wind Filter Yes
Lens System
Digital Zoom 4 x
Lens Mount Interface Micro Four Thirds
Storage
Compatible Memory Cards SD, SDHC, SDXC
Display
Display TFT
Display Aspect Ratio 3:2
Display Diagonal 3.2 "
Display Diagonal (metric) 8 cm
Display Resolution (numeric) 1620000 pixels
Field Of View 100 %
Flip-out Screen Yes
Live View Yes
Touchscreen Yes
Vari-angle LCD Display Yes
Viewfinder
Diopter Adjustment (D-D) -4 - 3
Diopter Correction Yes
Electronic Viewfinder Yes
Magnification 1.52 x
Viewfinder Type Electronic
Sensor
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 17.3 x 13 mm
Megapixel 20.3 MP
Sensor Format Cropped
Sensor Type CMOS
Total Megapixels 21.77 MP
Technical Details
Self-timer Yes
Other Features
Image Editing Crop, Resizing, Rotating
Interval Recording 1
PictBridge Yes
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI (Mini) Ports Quantity 1
HDMI Connector Type Full-size
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
USB Connector USB Type-C
USB Port Yes
USB Version 3.1 (3.1 Gen 1)
Battery
Battery Capacity 1860 mAh
Battery Life (CIPA Standard) 410 shots
Battery Technology Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Power Source Type Battery
Networking
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Version 4.2
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi Standards b/g/n
Packaging Content
Batteries Included Yes
Battery Charger Included Yes
Cables Included USB
Hand Strap Yes
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 87.4 mm
Height 98.1 mm
Weight 645 g
Weight (including Battery) 725 g
Width 138.5 mm
Picture Quality
Maximum Image Resolution 5184 x 3888 pixels
Still Image Resolution(s) 5184x3888, 3712x2784, 2624x1968, 4992x3744, 3328x2496, 5184x3456, 3712x2480, 2624x1752, 5184x3456, 3504x2336, 5184x2920, 3840x2160, 1920x1080, 3840x2160, 3888x3888, 2784x2784, 1968x1968, 2880x2880
Memory
Memory Slots 2
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 10 - 80 %