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Panasonic Lumix GH5

alaTest has collected and analyzed 327 reviews of Panasonic Lumix GH5. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability and sensor. The durability and image quality are also mentioned favorably, but views about the price and low light performance are mixed. The focus and size get less positive reviews.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Panasonic Lumix GH5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Jim Fisher (pcmag.com)

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

 

The Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 is the mirrorless camera to get for 4K video, but if you're more concerned about stills, it's not a clear-cut winner.

Superlative video. Strong image quality. In-body stabilization. 10.3fps Raw capture. 4K and 6K photo modes. Sturdy all-weather build. Dual UHS-II card slots. Vari-angle touch LCD. EVF. Wi-Fi.

Focus tracking slows shooting rate. Pricey for stills-first shooters. Omits built-in flash.

If video is your primary focus, the Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 delivers the highest quality and feature set you can find in a camera in this price range. Still shooters invested in the Micro Four Thirds system shouldn't discount it either. It delivers...

Oct, 2017

Expert review by : Richard Butler (dpreview.com)

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 Review

 

The Panasonic GH5 is packed full of features for both video and stills shooters. How does Panasonic's flagship camera measure up to expectations? Read our review to find out. Read more

Review and conclusions based on use with Firmware v1.0. A

Apr, 2017

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.com)

Panasonic Lumix GH5 mirrorless materializes at CES 2017... and yowza!

 

Your GH4 just became expendable.

Jan, 2017

Expert review by : Mark Peters (letsgodigital.org)

Panasonic Lumix GH5 sample pictures | LetsGoDigital

 

Panasonic launched firmware v2.0 for its most advanced Micro Four Thirds camera. We've been able to shoot with the updated Panasonic Lumix GH5.

Oct, 2017

Expert review by : Ilse Jurriën (letsgodigital.org)

Panasonic Lumix GH5 review with firmware v2.0

 

Panasonic Lumix GH5 review : At the beginning of this year, Panasonic announced its new flagship DSLM camera. The Panasonic Lumix GH5 is an interchangeable lens camera based on the Micro Four Thirds system. The Panasonic GH5 is not only a great camera...

For sure you can find better photo cameras with a large full-frame sensor and of course there are certainly professional video cameras with even more features. But WOW, the Lumix GH5 is such a versatile camera and delivers an amazing image quality!

Oct, 2017

Expert review by : Mark Peters (letsgodigital.org)

Panasonic DC-GH5 system camera

 

CES 2017 - Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 compact system camera : Panasonic has introduced the long awaited Lumix DC-GH5 featuring the world's first 4K 60p/50p and 4K 30p 4:2:2 10- bit video recording function. The Panasonic DC-GH5 delivers a high-end, hybrid...

The Lumix GH Series created an epoch-making industry sensation by achieving outstanding video recording performance with advanced features that meet the needs of professional quality levels and standards. With the Panasonic DC-GH5, the signal readout...

Jan, 2017

Expert review by : Ilse Jurriën (letsgodigital.org)

Panasonic Lumix GH5 test photos

 

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 system camera : Yesterday, Panasonic introduced the long awaited Lumix GH5 officially at CES 2017. This professional system camera features a new 20.1-megapixel Digital Live MOS sensor, which delivers combined with the Venus...

The Panasonic Lumix DC GH5 has a waterproof and frost-resistant housing. The Panasonic GH5 body-only is available from late March for a suggested retail price of € 1,999 / $ 1,999. The camera is also available with the Leica DC Vario-Elmarit 12-60mm...

Jan, 2017

Expert review by : Ilse Jurriën (letsgodigital.org)

Panasonic Lumix GH5 features 6K photos

 

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH5 premium camera : Panasonic announces the Lumix GH5, the world's first Compact System (CSC) interchangeable lens camera capable of recording high-precision smooth 4K 60p/50p and faithfully reproductive 4:2:2 10-bit 4K video. This...

The Panasonic Lumix GH5 will dramatically advance the conventional ‘4K Photo’ function with ‘6K Photo’ that will cut a still image out of ultra-high definition video (4:3 or 3:2 video footage) with approximately 9x higher resolution than Full HD....

Sep, 2016

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Expert review by : Mark Goldstein (photographyblog.com)

Panasonic Lumix GH5 Review

 

The Panasonic Lumix GH4 proved to be a runaway success when it was released back in 2014, so Panasonic certainly had a tough act to follow with the new GH5. They've evidently spent the three intervening years hard at work, as the GH5 represents a big...

Apr, 2017

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Panasonic GH5 Review

 

The Panasonic GH5 is a wonderful successor to an already great hybrid still & video camera. Sporting a new 20MP sensor, faster processor, a very deep buffer, dual UHS-II SD slots, 4K video up to 60p, 10-bit internal video recording, 6K Photo mode and...

20MP sensor; Better per-pixel sharpness; Very good, slightly improved dynamic range and high ISOs; Stellar 4K video up to 60p with no crop; 6K Photo; Dual UHS-II SD slots; Good battery life for its class.

Buffer is deep, but slow to clear; Expensive; Menus still confusing; No optical low-pass filter means greater risk of moire; No built-in flash.

The Panasonic GH5 is a wonderful successor to an already great hybrid still & video camera. Sporting a new 20MP sensor, faster processor, a very deep buffer, dual UHS-II SD slots, 4K video up to 60p, 10-bit internal video recording, 6K Photo mode and...

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