Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S (Body) Black

MPN: DC-GH5SE-K  |  EAN: 5025232873937  |  Model: Lumix DC-GH5S

Price Information

2,163.00

as at 21 May 19 | 6:30 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S (Body) Black - DC-GH5SE-K Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Mirrorless Camera
Outstanding
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Outstanding
Intermediate Skill Level (Photo)
Outstanding
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Outstanding
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Outstanding
Slow Motion Videos
Outstanding
Landscape Photography
Outstanding
Time-lapse Videos
Outstanding
4K Videos
Outstanding
High FPS Videos
Outstanding
Everyday Life Photography
Outstanding
Events Photography
Outstanding
Live Streaming
Outstanding
Sports Photography
Outstanding
Event Videos
Outstanding
Underwater Photography
Outstanding
Home Videos
Outstanding
Travel
Outstanding
Vlogging
Outstanding
Wildlife Photography
Outstanding
WiFi Connectivity
Outstanding
Dust-proof
Outstanding
Cute & Pretty Looks
Outstanding
Fun & Funky Looks
Outstanding
Professional Looks
Outstanding
Regular Looks
Outstanding
Bluetooth Connectivity
Outstanding
High Speed Cable 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

Keeping it simple - For someone who is not too bothered about technicalities, this Panasonic device works!

For those who are passionate about photography at a casual level but are prepared to make the occasional technical adjustments, the Lumix DC-GH5S 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

Simple clips - As a videography noob, this Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S video camera should be sufficient for your needs.

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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-GH5S , 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-GH5S is a great companion to have.

For the YouTubers - This is a good choice for your video recordings because in addition to it's excellent Image Sensor Size (17.3 x 13 mm mm), it comes with an in-built image stablizer that ensures your shots remain steady.

Other Video needs

Slow motion recordings add an extra dimension of fun and entertainment. This camera comes with an in-built setting that enables this mode.

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

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-GH5S is an easy recommendation for this.

While taking those action shots during the day's event, you'll be aiming to keep your subject matter in sharp focus while they're in motion. The Auto Focus Tracking capability that comes with this camera helps with this.

As lots of sports happen at night or in-doors, the image sensor size plays an important role in image quality during low light conditions. In addition to its 17.3 x 13 mm(mm) sensor size, the Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S , also comes with a Tracking Focus mode which is great for photos were the subject is constantly moving.

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.

Whether on holiday or exploring new places, this camera from Panasonic is a great choice. Taking photos of what's around you - near and far - with the Lumix DC-GH5S is a breeze.

In scenarios where animals are darting about, the burst mode on this camera comes in handy as well as it's Tracking Focus capability. The combination of these features and the 17.3 x 13 mm (mm) Image Sensor on this camera, provides you with a device that suits your wildlife photography needs - whether tranquil or dramatic.

If you've got requirements to take photos of a variety of landscapes, then the presence of multiple scene modes on a camera is helpful in order to setup quickly and start shooting. This model from Panasonic has got this capability making it a suitable option for your needs. In addition, this model has the ability to select what parts of your frame you would like to focus on before you take the shot.

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.

The outdoors can get quite sandy depending on the environment you'll be taking pictures in. Which is why a camera like this is what you'll need as its been fully certified as dust-proof.

Style

The Lumix DC-GH5S is an eye-catching package with a bright and refreshing look. The perfect accessory to compliment your individual sense of style.

It comes in an unconventional package that stands out from the typical greys and blacks that are common with such devices.

The Lumix DC-GH5S combines style and a clever layout to create a camera that really stands out. Clean lines, high quality materials and a pristine finish ensure that this device will turn heads.

Whether you want to blend in, or have a camera that doesn’t attract unwanted attention, the basic design of the Lumix DC-GH5S fits the bill.

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Product Description

Are you a filmmaker in need of a robust, compact and durable camera? The Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S has been designed around all your professional needs. Fitted with a 10.28MP Live MOS sensor and Venus Engine, the Lumix DC-GH5S is able to deliver movies in a dazzling 4K resolution at an astonishing rate of 120 frames per second for ultra smooth footage. At the same time, you never have to miss a still moment thanks to the 4K photo modes that let you capture 8MP photographs at up to 60 frames per second. This hard-working combination also features a continuous shooting rate of 12 fps with single-shot AF, or up to 8 fps with continuous autofocus. When you find yourself shooting in environments with tricky lighting conditions, you'll appreciate the superb native sensitivity range that affords a maximum ISO of 204800. Elsewhere, the seamless Bluetooth and WiFi connectivity offers instant photo and video sharing, as well as remote control from your connected smartphone.

Technical Specifications

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S (Body) Black - DC-GH5SE-K Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Camera Type MILC Body
Dustproof Yes
Freezeproof Yes
Operating Temperature (T-T) -10 - 40 °F
Product Colour Black
Splash Proof Yes
Camera
Aperture Priority AE Yes
Brightness Adjustment Yes
Camera File System DCF, Exif, RAW
Image Formats Supported JPEG, RAW
Languages Support Multi
Photo Effects Art, Retro, Toy,
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 Auto, 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
Focusing
Auto Focus Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Points 225
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection 1
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes Continuous Auto Focus, 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 80, 100, 160, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 12800, 25600, 51200, 102400
ISO Sensitivity (max) 204800
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 4K Ultra HD
Live stream capable 1
Max FPS @4K 60
Maximum Video Resolution 4096 x 2160 pixels
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 120 fps
Slow-Mo Capable 1
Supported Aspect Ratios 1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Video Formats Supported AVCHD, H.264, MOV, MP4, MPEG4
Video Recording Yes
Video Resolutions 1920 x 1080, 3840 x 2160, 4096 x 2160 pixels
Audio
Audio Formats Supported AAC, 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
Display
Built-in Display Yes
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 10.28 MP
Sensor Format Cropped
Sensor Type Live MOS
Total Megapixels 11.93 MP
Technical Details
Self-timer Yes
Other Features
Image Editing Crop, Resizing, Rotating
Interval Recording 1
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Connector Type Full-size
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
High Speed Port present Yes
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C Ports Quantity 1
USB Connector USB Type-C
USB Port Yes
USB Version 3.1 (3.1 Gen 1)
Battery
Battery Capacity 1860 mAh
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 580 g
Weight (including Battery) 660 g
Width 138.5 mm
Picture Quality
Maximum Image Resolution 3840 x 2160 pixels
Still Image Resolution(s) 3680x2760(L) / 2592x1944(M) / 1824x1368(S) / 3328x2496(4K PHOTO) 3840x2560(L) / 2736x1824(M) / 1920x1280(S) / 3504x2336(4K PHOTO) 4016x2256(L) / 2816x1584(M) / 1920x1080(S) / 3840x2160(4K PHOTO)2752x2752(L) / 1936x1936(M) / 1360x1360(S) / 2880x2880(4K
Memory
Memory Slots 2
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 10 - 80 %