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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5


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Manufacturer Panasonic
Model name Lumix DMC-G5
Date announced 2012-07-18
MSRP $699
Street price $479  See all prices
Official site Lumix DMC-G5 Homepage
 
Camera type Mirrorless interchangeable lens camera
Sensor size (type) 17.3 x 13.0 mm (Live MOS)
Max still resolution 4608 x 3456 (16 Megapixel)
 
Zoom capability N/A
Focal length
(35mm equivalent)
N/A
Max aperture N/A
Lens mount
(D-SLR/ILC only)
Micro Four Thirds
Crop factor
(D-SLR/ILC only)
2.0x
Autofocus Yes
AF-assist lamp Yes
Image stabilization
(Optical only)
No
Macro (min distance) N/A
 
Built-in flash Yes
External flash support Yes
Supports conversion lenses No
Supports underwater case No
 
LCD size 3.0"
LCD resolution 920,000 pixels
LCD position Rotating
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder mag.
(D-SLR only)
1.4x
Viewfinder coverage 100%
 
Manual controls Exposure compensation, shutter speed, aperture, white balance, focus
ISO range 160 - 12800
RAW/TIFF support RAW
 
Movie mode (format) Yes (AVCHD)
Max movie resolution 1920 x 1080
Sound in movies Yes (Stereo)
Zoom usable in movies Yes
 
Storage method SD/SDHC/SDXC card (no card included)
Shop for memory cards
Storage capacity
(out of the box)
N/A
 
Battery used DMW-BLC12 (1)
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Battery life
(CIPA standard)
310 shots
 
Video output Yes
HDMI output Yes
USB output Yes (2.0)
 
Dimensions
(W x H x D)
4.7 x 3.3 x 2.8 in (119.4 x 83.8 x 71.1 mm)
Weight (empty) 12.2 oz (346 g)
 
Included software PhotoFunStudio 8.2 PE, SilkyPix Developer Studio
 
Misc. notes Panasonic's latest ILC features a new sensor and image processor, sharp touchscreen LCD and EVF, 1080/60p video recording, and a full set of both auto and manual controls. Comes in black, silver, and white, in a variety of kits.
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