Panasonic GH4 review

Panasonic has given its top-end CSC a 4K revamp

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As part of our image quality testing for the Panasonic GH4 review, we've shot our resolution chart. These images were captured using a full-production sample of the camera.

For a full explanation of what our resolution charts mean, and how to read them, check out our full explanation of our camera testing resolution charts.

Examining images of the chart taken at each sensitivity setting reveals the following resolution scores in line widths per picture height x100:

JPEG

ISO 100

ISO 100

ISO 100, Score: 28. Click here to see the full resolution image.

ISO 200

ISO 200, Score: 28. Click here to see the full resolution image.

ISO 400

ISO 400, Score: 26. Click here to see the full resolution image.

ISO 800

ISO 800, Score: 26. Click here to see the full resolution image.

ISO 1600

ISO 1600, Score: 26. Click here to see the full resolution image.

ISO 3200

ISO 3200, Score: 24. Click here to see the full resolution image.

ISO 6400

ISO 6400, Score: 22. Click here to see the full resolution image.

ISO 12800

ISO 12800, Score: 20. Click here to see the full resolution image.

ISO 25600

ISO 25600, Score: 16. Click here to see the full resolution image.

Raw

ISO 100

ISO 100, Score: 26. Click here to see the full resolution image.

ISO 200

ISO 200, Score: 26. Click here to see the full resolution image.

ISO 400

ISO 400, Score: 26. Click here to see the full resolution image.

ISO 800

ISO 800, Score: 24. Click here to see the full resolution image.

ISO 1600

ISO 1600, Score: 24. Click here to see the full resolution image.

ISO 3200

ISO 3200, Score: 24. Click here to see the full resolution image.

ISO 6400

ISO 6400, Score: 22. Click here to see the full resolution image.

ISO 12800

ISO 12800, Score: 20. Click here to see the full resolution image.

ISO 25600

ISO 25600, Score: 16. Click here to see the full resolution image.

Tech Specs

Product TypeMirrorless Camera Body Only
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Maximum Video Resolution4096 x 2160
TouchscreenYes
Wireless LANYes
Effective Camera Resolution16.1 Megapixel
GPSNo
USBYes
HDMIYes
PictBridgeYes
Product FamilyLumix G
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC UHS-I), Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC UHS-I), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card
Image StabilizationNo
ColourBlack
Digital Zoom4x
Brand NamePanasonic
FeaturesFace Detection, Face Recognition, Eye Detect, Live View, Continuous Shooting Mode, Orientation Sensor, Time Lapse Function, Intelligent ISO Mode, External Flash Shoe
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Video FormatsAVCHD, MP4, MOV
Viewfinder TypeElectronic
Weight (Approximate)480 g
Image Sensor Size17.30 mm x 13 mm
Maximum Image Resolution4608 x 3456
Display Screen TypeOLED
Height93.5 mm
Width132.8 mm
Product SeriesG
Image FormatsJPEG, RAW, MPO
External FlashOptional
Focus ModesAuto, Manual
ManufacturerPanasonic
Product ModelDMC-GH4
Product NameLumix DMC-GH4 Mirrorless Camera
Product LineLumix
Exposure Control
  • Program AE
  • Aperture Priority
  • Shutter Priority
  • Manual
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part NumberDMC-GH4EB-K
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.panasonic.co.uk
Marketing InformationPhotos to Impress, 4K Videos to Inspire

The GH4's new Live MOS Sensor and Venus Engine team up to reduce noise while raising resolution and improving color reproduction. Innovative DFD technology increases the speed of Contrast AF. As the world's first* DSLM camera to record 4K videos, it truly meets the needs of professionals.

Package Contents
  • Lumix DMC-GH4 Mirrorless Camera
  • Battery Charger (AC Cable Included)
  • Battery Pack
  • Body Cap
  • Hot Shoe Cover
  • USB Connection Cable
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Software DVD-ROM
Limited Warranty1 Year