Panasonic LUMIX G9 (Body) Black

MPN: DC-G9KBODY  |  EAN: 0885170328679  |  Model: LUMIX G9

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Panasonic LUMIX G9 (Body) Black - DC-G9KBODY Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Mirrorless Camera
Just Right
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Very Good
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Just Right
Intermediate Skill Level (Photo)
Just Right
Everyday Life Photography
Very Good
Live Streaming
Very Good
Events Photography
Very Good
Event Videos
Wildlife Photography
Very Good
Sports Photography
Very Good
Home Videos
Very Good
Landscape Photography
Underwater Photography
Very Good
4K Videos
Very Good
Just Right
Time-lapse Videos
Very Good
High FPS Videos
Very Good
Low-light Videos
WiFi Connectivity
Very Good
Very Good
Professional Looks
Just Right
Regular Looks
Very Good
Camera Body Only
Just Right
Bluetooth Connectivity
Very Good

Kind of Camera

Selecting the Mirror-less Camera, is a great boon to you photography gear. It has what it takes to produce great shots as beginner or professional grade photos as a seasoned photographer.

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 G9 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!

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 G9, 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 G9 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

There are times when you just want to take simple but great photos of things around you without bothering too much about camera settings. For that purpose, the LUMIX G9 is a really good choice. 

Its important to ensure the celebrant (or special guests) are in clear view in every photo taken. Keeping them in focus while they're moving about is one of the great features that comes with the LUMIX G9.

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 G9, also comes with a Tracking Focus mode which is great for photos were the subject is constantly moving.

Taking photos while underwater is a lot of fun. You'll be able to bathe the subject of your photograph with the colours and hues only found when taking shots in an aquatic environment.

As you make trips around the world, every moment tells a story. For this, a good camera is crucial and the LUMIX G9 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 G9 has a variety of scene modes which can be selected to suit the shot you're preparing to take.

Other considerations

Sometimes carrying cables about just so you can move your photos across the devices can be a pain. Good thing this particular model 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 G9 will cater for your outdoor needs.


Boasting clean lines and premium looks, the LUMIX G9 showcases your refined taste in mobile cameras. Guaranteed to make your friends green with envy.

It looks simple, capable and doesn't stand out in any particular way.

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Product Description

Pro-grade capabilities meet convenient features in the form of the Panasonic LUMIX G9. Thanks to the 20.33MP Live MOS sensor, the LUMIX G9 is ready to deliver high-quality photos that can reach a maximum resolution of 5184 x 3888. This high pixel count lets you maintain incredible detail even after trimming, cropping or printing large-sized images. When it comes to video, the mirrorless camera is capable of recording in stunning 4K resolution at 60 frames per second. Whether you're shooting in nature or after the sun sets, the native sensitivity range extends to ISO 25600 so you can enjoy crisp and clear shots in difficult lighting conditions. Elsewhere, the superb 225-point autofocus quickly tracks and locks onto both moving and stationary subjects with ease. When you're on the job, you'll appreciate the dual SD card slots that allow for larger memory space and efficient file management, whereas the 3-inch LCD monitor makes it easy to frame and review your shots. Spend less time worrying about power thanks to the outstanding rechargeable battery that lasts approximately 890 shots or 130 minutes of video recording time.

Technical Specifications

Panasonic LUMIX G9 (Body) Black - DC-G9KBODY Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Camera Type MILC Body
Dustproof Yes
Freezeproof Yes
Freezeproof Up To 10 degrees °C
Operating Temperature (T-T) 0 - 40 °F
Product Colour Black
Splash Proof Yes
Anti-dust Function Yes
Aperture Priority AE Yes
Aperture Range (F-F) 2.8-4.0
Camera File System DCF, Exif 2.31, RAW
Image Formats Supported JPG, RAW
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages DEU, ENG, ESP, FRE, ITA, JPN
Photo Effects 1
Scene Modes Night, Portrait
Scene Modes Present Yes
Self-timer Delay 2, 10 s
Shooting Modes Aperture priority, Manual, Shutter priority
White Balance Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Incandescent, Shade
External Flash Connector Yes
Flash Exposure Correction ±3EV (1/3 EV step)
Flash Modes Auto, Forced off, Forced on, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization
Flash Sync-speed 1/250 s
Auto Focus 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, Flexible Spot Auto Focus, One Shot Focus, Single Auto Focus, Tracking Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance 0.2 m
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, 25600
ISO Sensitivity (max) 25600
ISO Sensitivity (min) 100
Light Exposure Correction ± 5EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Modes Aperture priority AE, Manual, Shutter priority AE
Light Metering Centre-weighted, Evaluative (Multi-pattern), Spot
Manual Exposure Yes
Camera Shutter Type Electronic
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed 1/32000 s
Shutter Priority AE Yes
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 60 s
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 3840 x 2160 pixels
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 60 fps
Supported Aspect Ratios 1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Video Formats Supported AVC, AVCHD, H.264, H.265, HEVC, MP4, MPEG4
Video Recording Yes
Video Resolutions 1920 x 1080, 3840 x 2160 pixels
Audio Formats Supported AAC, LPCM
Built-in Microphone Yes
Headphone Output Type 3.5
Headphone Outputs 1
Microphone In Yes
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo
Wind Filter Yes
Lens System
Lens Mount Interface Micro Four Thirds
Compatible Memory Cards SD, SDHC, SDXC
Built-in Display Yes
Display TFT
Display Aspect Ratio 3:2
Display Diagonal 3
Display Diagonal (metric) 7.5 cm
Display Resolution (numeric) 1040000 pixels
Field Of View 100 %
Flip-out Screen Yes
Live View Yes
Touchscreen Yes
Vari-angle LCD Display Yes
Diopter Adjustment (D-D) -4 - 3
Diopter Correction Yes
Electronic Viewfinder Yes
Magnification 1.66 x
Viewfinder Resolution 3680000 pixels
Viewfinder Type Electronic
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 17.3 x 13 mm
Megapixel 20.33 MP
Sensor Type Live MOS
Total Megapixels 21.77 MP
Other Features
Interval Recording 1
PictBridge Yes
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity 1
USB Charging Yes
USB Connector Micro-USB B
USB Version 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
Battery Capacity 1860 mAh
Battery Life (CIPA Standard) 890 shots
Battery Technology Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Power Source Type Battery
Video Recording Time 130
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Version 4.2
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi Standards b/g/n
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 91.6 mm
Height 97.3 mm
Weight 658 g
Width 136.9 mm
Picture Quality
Maximum Image Resolution 5184 x 3888 pixels
Still Image Resolution(s) 5184x3888, 3712x2784, 2624x1968, 10368x7776, 7296x5472, 4992x3744, 3328x2496, 5184x3456, 3712x2480, 2624x1752, 10368x6912, 7296x4864, 5184x3456, 3504x2336, 5184x2920, 3840x2160, 1920x1080, 10368x5832, 7296x4104, 3840x2160, 3888x3888, 2784x2784, 1968x1968,
Memory Slots 2
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 10 - 80 %