Panasonic Lumix GH5 is the latest top of the range mirrorless camera from the GH series. Panasonic GH series are known, among videographers, for the awesome width of movie-making features. Lumix GH5 is launched after the previous generation starts to look a little outdated against other strong competitors.
Key Features of Lumix GH5
Panasonic Lumix GH5 features a 20.3MP sensor which ditches the low pass filter. The Lumix GH5 also has a new Venus Engine with 1.66x faster processing power. With this new Venus Engine, Panasonic assures their buyers that Lumix GH5 can give them more natural and true-to-life images with better noise control. This feature should also enable the Lumix GH5 to correct unnatural white edges, fringing, and over-sharpening effectively.
The sensitivity range of the Lumix GH5 is from ISO100-25,600. The increase of the sensitivity range can give you advantages such as if you want to take advantage of using the fast Micro Four Thirds prime lenses in bright areas, where an extra stop can help the process.
Unlike its previous generation, Panasonic Lumix GH5 improve the quality up to 3,680,000-dot resolution and 0.76x magnification. Meanwhile, Panasonic has also improved the vari-angle display with the 3.2-inch touchscreen. This vari-angle display features a resolution of 1,620,000 dots. Not only that, but the vari-angle display also uses WhiteMagic technology to increase the brightness.
The Lumix GH5 also gets the Axis Dual IS II anti-shake system. The anti-shake system is built-in and suitable with Panasonic’s wide range of optically stabilized lenses which can give you up to five stops of correction. This is, of course, perfect for you who are planning to shoot still or looking for a stable video. Also, Lumix GH5 can also extract 18MP still images from 4K footage which is called ‘6K Photo’.
For those who want to shoot more traditionally, do not worry. You can use the full arsenal of pixels which offered by the Lumix GH5. With this feature, you can shoot up to 12fps with focus locked at the first shot. You can also shoot up to 9fps with continuous AF. Lastly, the Lumix GH5 has built-in Wi-Fi, NFC, and also low-energy Bluetooth connection.
Those are the short review of Panasonic Lumix GH5. If you want to buy this camera, you can buy it on Amazon by paying around $1,352.79.