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Panasonic GH2 review

Panasonic's latest Micro Four Thirds camera is good - but pricey

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Product Type
Mirrorless Camera
Battery Size Supported
Proprietary Battery Size
Green Compliant
Yes
Maximum Video Resolution
1920 x 1080
Touchscreen
Yes
Effective Camera Resolution
16.1 Megapixel
USB
Yes
Wide Angle
No
PictBridge
Yes
Product Family
Lumix G
Image Stabilization
Optical
Colour
Black
Optical Zoom
3x
Brand Name
Panasonic
Features
Face Detection, Live View, External Flash Shoe, Aperture Priority, Continuous Shooting Mode
Screen Size
7.6 cm (3")
Video Formats
QuickTime Motion JPEG
Viewfinder Type
Electronic
Weight (Approximate)
392 g
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
REACH
Minimum Focus Distance
300 mm
Maximum Image Resolution
4608 x 3456
Maximum Frame Rate
60 fps
Number of Batteries Supported
1
Battery Built-in
No
Battery Rechargeable
Yes
Battery Included
Yes
Display Screen Type
LCD
Image Sensor Type
Live MOS
Total Camera Resolution
18.3 Megapixel
HDMI
Yes
Camera Assembly
Body with Lens Kit
Memory Card Supported
Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
Height
89.6 mm
Width
124 mm
Depth
75.8 mm
Autofocus Points
23
Product Series
G
Focal Length
14 mm to 42 mm (Lens 1)
Image Formats
RAW, JPEG
Flash Modes
Auto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync
Focus Modes
Auto, Manual
Manufacturer
Panasonic
Product Model
DMC-GH2
Product Name
Lumix DMC-GH2 Mirrorless Camera
Product Line
Lumix
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
DMCGH2KEBK
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.panasonic.co.uk
Marketing Information

The high speed Live MOS Sensor realizes burst shooting in 16.05-megapixel full resolution at 5 fps with mechanical shutter and even 40 fps in 4-megapixel recording mode. The DMC-GH2 also features fast, accurate Light Speed AF. The DMC-GH2 employs an 18.31 mega total pixel sensor. Using only about a 16.05-megapixel area of sensor makes it possible to give three aspect ratios - 16:9, 3:2, and 4:3 - the same angle of view. The image processing LSI, Venus Engine FHD assures high picture quality in both photo and movie recording.

Battery Life
340 Shot
Package Contents
  • Lumix DMC-GH2 Mirrorless Camera
  • H-FS014042E Lens
  • Battery Charger
  • Battery Pack
  • Body Cap
  • AV Cable
  • USB Connection Cable
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Stylus Pen
  • CD-ROM
Display Resolution
460000 Pixel
Limited Warranty
1 Year

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