Panasonic Lumix GF5 review

A fast, light and perfectly formed CSC

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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
12.1 Megapixel
GPS
No
USB
Yes
PictBridge
Yes
Product Family
Lumix G
Image Stabilization
No
Colour
Black
Digital Zoom
4x
Brand Name
Panasonic
Features
Face Detection, Live View, Orientation Sensor, Self-timer, Continuous Shooting Mode
Screen Size
7.6 cm (3")
Video Formats
AVCHD, MP4
Viewfinder Type
No
Weight (Approximate)
225 g
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
REACH
Flash Memory Capacity
No
Maximum Image Resolution
4000 x 3000
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
13.1 Megapixel
HDMI
Yes
Camera Assembly
Body Only
HD Movie Mode
Yes
Memory Card Supported
Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
Height
66.5 mm
Width
107.7 mm
Depth
36.8 mm
Autofocus Points
23
Product Series
G
Image Formats
MPO, JPEG, RAW
Audio Formats
AAC
Focus Modes
Manual, Auto
Manufacturer
Panasonic
Product Model
DMC-GF5
Product Name
DMC-GF5 Compact System Camera
Product Line
Lumix
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
DMC-GF5EB-K
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.panasonic.co.uk
Marketing Information

A combination of the 12.1-megapixel Live MOS sensor and the Venus Engine achieves higher image quality. With the dedicated circuit, which reads out signals with minimum noise, the level of noise is significantly suppressed and S/N (Signal-to-Noise) value is improved in shooting at high ISO setting. The Multi-step Noise Reduction applies optimum noise reduction according to the brightness of the part of the image. Images recorded in low-lit situations are now dramatically clear.

The DMC-GF5 features outstanding compactness and ease of operation while pursuing high image quality. Panasonic did not compromise in the equipment of camera such as built-in flash. It embraces beautiful stylish round-form body design featuring buttons with glossy finish, ergonomically studied grip and high-resolution 920K-dot LCD. The DMC-GF5 is based on the Micro Four Thirds System that lets you use the versatile lineup of Micro Four Thirds System standard lenses, including the LUMIX G / LEICA DG lenses.

Battery Life
330 Shot
Package Contents
  • DMC-GF5 Compact System Camera
  • Battery Charger
  • Battery Pack
  • USB Connection Cable
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Software CD-ROM
Display Resolution
920000 Pixel
Limited Warranty
1 Year
Built-in Devices
Microphone, Speaker
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