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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 Digital Camera

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SLR 16.05MP Live MOS Sep 2012
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Fourteen Industry Awards

The experts at five expert review sites all decided that this SLR camera was great. Ephotozine, PhotographyBlog.com and Camera Labs all gave this camera a "Highly Recommended" award, Ljudochbild.se gave it an "Especially Recommended" award and Lydogbillede.dk gave it an "Especially Recommended 5 Star" award.

PC Mag, Digitaltrends.com, Photoreview.com.au and Log.com.tr all said that this camera was fantastic and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

This SLR camera received a "Recommended" from Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Akam.no and Vido.com.ua all of whom wrote that this camera was good.

Pc-magazin.de gave this camera a "Top Product" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

This SLR camera has an average expert rating of 80 out of 100 based on fourty-two expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Trusted Reviews.

User Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 57 user reviews this camera has an overall user rating of 90%.

Good Quality Pictures

A number of customers said in their reviews that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 was able to produce good images. Goodgearguide.com.au wrote “It has the ability to capture very clear images”. Digitalversus.com wrote on expert review site Digital Versus “Image quality is good in both photo and video modes” in their review of this digital camera and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100. Four years ago Digital-Photography-School.com wrote “You will be impressed as I was with this simple flower picture” in their review.

A number of customers who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good image sensor. Goodgearguide.com.au said on Good Gear Guide.com.au “It retains many of the key features of that camera, such as the 16-megapixel Live MOS sensor, built-in electronic viewfinder (EVF)”. Four years ago expert website Neocamera.com said “A 16 megapixels LiveMOS sensor capable of ISO 200 to 12800” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 but in spite of that they gave the product a rating of 3 stars.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 had a good picture resolution. Expert website Techmagnifier.com wrote “Comes with 18.31 effective mega pixels” but they only scored the product 3 stars.

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Easy to Use

A number of people who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was easy to use. Expert website Photographyblog.com said four years ago “Key features of the Panasonic G5 include a 16 megapixel Live MOS sensor, touchscreen control system, fast auto-focus system, 1080p AVCHD movies with”. Also four years ago Digitalversus.com wrote on expert review site Digital Versus “This is used to control the zoom function with motorised lenses (like Panasonic's 14-42 mm” and scored the product 80 out of 100. Expert review site Amateurphotographer.co.uk mentioned in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 review also four years ago “The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 remains a more DSLR-like experience to use than most current compact system camera models” and scored it 4 stars.

Good Size

A number of customers wrote that this digital camera was compact. Pcmag.com mentioned on expert website PC Mag “The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 edges out some other excellent cameras to earn our Editors' Choice award for compact interchangeable lens cameras under $1,000” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5. Expert review site Whatdigitalcamera.com said “Panasonic was the first manufacturer to launch a Compact System Camera (CSC) back in 2008” in their review of this digital camera. Ephotozine.com wrote on expert review site Ephotozine “Is tested with the compact Lumix G Vario X 14-42mm power zoom lens” and gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

A few Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 reviewers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was mirrorless. Four years ago expert website Ephotozine.com wrote in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 “Panasonic say that their cameras shouldn't be called mirrorless or compact system came”. Expert website Photographyblog.com wrote “The Panasonic Lumix G5 is an accomplished mirrorless camera that upgrades its excellent predecessor in a number of significant ways in order to keep up with the fast-moving competition” and scored this digital camera 5 stars. Cameralabs.com said on Camera Labs “Panasonic Lumix G5 review The Panasonic Lumix G5 is a 16 Megapixel mirrorless compact system camera based on the Micro Four Thirds standard which Panasonic co-developed with Olympus”.

Several people considered that it had an electronic viewfinder. Expert website Neocamera.com said “It features a high number of controls in a compact body with a good grip and built-in EVF” but in spite of that they only scored the product 3 stars. Itreviews.com said “It has an extremely sharp eye-level EVF”.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 owner mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good viewfinder.

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Good Quality Lens

Two Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 reviewers said in their reviews that it had a good zoom. Four years ago expert review site Pocket-Lint.com mentioned in their review “Why? Because the camera now has a compact-esque zoom toggle, though there’s also the option to use more traditional twist-zoom or focus lenses too” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. Pocket-Lint.com also mentioned “The touchscreen LCD is responsive and power zoom lenses can now be controlled from”.

Several Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 owners who reviewed the product thought it had a good autofocus. Some customers who bought this digital camera concluded that it had a good lens.

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Robust

Some customers concluded that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 was well made. Cameralabs.com wrote on expert website Camera Labs “The Panasonic Lumix G5 is a solid upgrade to the earlier Lumix G3” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5.

Two Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 reviewers who purchased it concluded that it was strong and durable. Reviewed.com wrote in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 “Compact system cameras are still a tough sell for the American buying public” .

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Good Brand

On average Panasonic SLR cameras have good reviews compared to other brands as do all cameras built by Panasonic.

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Nice Design

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product was a good design. Four years ago Digitalversus.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The Panasonic Lumix G5 is a real "mini-SLR" kind of a camera, with a good design, practical handling” and rated the product 80 out of 100.

One customer said in their reviews that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 was good looking. T3.com said “Style wise” in their review of this digital camera.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 owner who reviewed it concluded that it was ergonomic. Cnet.com.au mentioned “The G5 has been blessed with good looks and good ergonomics, making it a tempting propositio” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 review.

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Good Product Quality

A few Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 owners who purchased the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 agreed that it was good quality. Digitalversus.com mentioned on Digital Versus “The electronic shutter is very handy when you want to shoot unnoticed and image quality is good in both photo” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 review. Expert review site Gizmodo.com wrote in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 review four years ago “Solid image quality, great lens selection”. Pocket-Lint.com said in their review of this digital camera on Pocket Lint “Image quality is decent, controls are never far away”.

Good Technical Features

A number of customers considered that it had good features. Four years ago expert review site Techmagnifier.com mentioned in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 “It comes with lots of amazing features and delivers excellent performance”. Techmagnifier.com also mentioned “It is highly suitable for professional photographers only who want some sophisticated features and f”.

Good Support

Two Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 owners considered that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 had good technical guidance. Expert review site Reviewed.com wrote in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 review “It allows for more manual control and has better custom options than Panasonic's GF cameras.”. Techradar.com/au/ wrote “Buying Guide Best compact system camera Panasonic is keen to push the G5 under a new category name, DSLM, or Digital Single Lens Mirrorless”.

Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

Like most of the other cameras of this age and spec, the Lumix DMC-G5 supports video recording.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras which support video recording and we think the Canon EOS 550D[plb_1446732_price], the Nikon D600[plb_2079663_price], and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1[plb_1663553_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

Like most of the other cameras that have been available for more than two years, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 supports Full HD video.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras which support Full HD video and we think the Canon EOS 550D[plb_1446732_price], the Nikon D600[plb_2079663_price], and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1[plb_1663553_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other SLR cameras that were released more than two years ago, the Lumix DMC-G5 has a built-in flash.

Other digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might want to consider include cheaper cameras such as the Canon EOS 550D[plb_1446732_price], the Nikon D600[plb_2079663_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1[plb_1663553_price].

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most commonly supported memory card on similar spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available including cheaper digital cameras such as the Lumix DMC-GX1[pl_1663553_price], or the Lumix DMC-GX1[pl_1663553_price] both from Panasonic or the Nikon D600[plb_2079663_price].

If the memory card type of this camera is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the Canon EOS 550D[plb_1446732_price] (sd|sdhc|sdxc) which is also cheaper.

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Very Light

The weights of SLR cameras that have been available for more than two years range from 230g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 650g. With a weight of only 346 grams, the Lumix DMC-G5 is fairly light compared to most of the other SLR cameras that were released more than two years ago.

Alternative cameras with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Canon EOS 550D[plb_1446732_price] (530g and cheaper), or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1[plb_1663553_price] (318g and cheaper).

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Quite Small Closest Focusing Distance

With a closest focusing distance of only 0.2 meters, the Lumix DMC-G5 has a fairly small closest focusing distance compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Lumix DMC-G5. The average closest focusing distance of digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the Lumix DMC-G5 is 0.34m, and the closest focusing distances range from 0.01m to 1.2m.

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Fairly Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

The Lumix DMC-G5 has a quite long maximum camera shutter speed (60 seconds) compared to most of the other SLR cameras that have been available for more than two years. The shortest maximum camera shutter speed of SLR cameras that were released more than two years ago is 8s, the longest is 130s, and the average maximum camera shutter speed is 33s.

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture

Comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-G5 have maximum apertures of between 3 and 38. The Lumix DMC-G5 has one of the smaller maximum apertures (22) amongst SLR cameras of this age.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 has a higher still image resolution than most SLR cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution, whereas most SLR cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution. This Panasonic camera also have still image resolutions of 1712 x 1712, 1824 x 1368, 2448 x 2448, 3264 x 1840 and 3264 x 2448 and 3456 x 3456. Across all SLR cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-G5 the worst still image resolution is 480 x 480 and the best is 6000 x 4000.

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Has Two Shooting Modes

The number of shooting modes found on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 is more than most digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. The most commonly found shooting mode is Auto, but this shooting mode is not found on this digital camera. The shooting modes Manual and Movie are also found on this Panasonic camera.

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Four Aspheric Elements

Most cameras of this spec and age have between 1 and 10 aspheric elements, including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 which has four aspheric elements.

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Short

With a height of only 83.2 millimeters, the Lumix DMC-G5 is one of the shorter similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-G5 amongst similar spec cameras of this age. The average height of SLR cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-G5 is 100mm.

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Has Three Image Editing Modes

The Lumix DMC-G5 has a greater number of image editing modes than most SLR cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This camera has a Rotating image editing mode, which is the most commonly found image editing mode found on digital cameras of this type and age. The image editing modes "Crop" and "Resizing" are also found on this Panasonic digital camera.

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Very Narrow

With a width of only 119.9 millimeters, the Lumix DMC-G5 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the Lumix DMC-G5. Across all the comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-G5 the widths range from 100mm to 160mm, and the average width is 130mm.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on SLR cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Supports Eight ISO Speeds

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 is more than most cameras of this age and type. The most frequently supported ISO speed is 100, but this ISO speed is not supported by this Panasonic camera. The ISO speeds 160, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 and 12800 are also supported by this Panasonic digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Lumix DMC-G5 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). This digital camera also supports a video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution across all digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Lumix DMC-G5.

The worst supported video resolution across similar types of camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Has Two Light Exposure Modes

The Lumix DMC-G5 has a greater number of light exposure modes than most similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. The most frequently found light exposure mode is Auto, but this light exposure mode is not found on this camera. The light exposure modes Aperture priority AE and Manual are also found on this Panasonic digital camera.

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Supports Two Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 is more than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This digital camera supports a DCF 2 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-G5. The camera file system "Exif 2.3" is also supported by this camera.

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TFT Display

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 has a TFT display which is better than most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it. Most cameras of a comparable type and age to it have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight.

This digital camera's display (TFT) is in fact the best display amongst all SLR cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

An LCD display is the worst display amongst comparable types of digital camera.

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Auto Focus

This camera has an Auto focus, which is the most commonly found focus on cameras of a comparable type and age to it.

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14 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a GPS

The Lumix DMC-G5 does not have a GPS, although keep in mind that most of the other SLR cameras that have been around for more than two years also do not have a GPS.

There are a number of other digital cameras which also have a GPS which you might also want to look at including the Nikon D600[plb_2079663_price]; or the Nikon D5100[plb_2120682_price].

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Not 3D Compatible

Most cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-G5 are not 3D compatible. The Lumix DMC-G5 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

If you want a digital camera that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the Nikon D5100[plb_2120682_price] or the Nikon D600[plb_2079663_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1[plb_1663553_price].

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most SLR cameras that have been available for more than two years do not support WiFi connectivity. The Lumix DMC-G5 is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

It is worth also looking at alternative digital cameras which also support WiFi connectivity including the Nikon D5100[plb_2120682_price] or the Nikon D600[plb_2079663_price].

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-G5, the Lumix DMC-G5 is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

The Lumix DMC-G5 does not have an image stabiliser, although this is within the context that most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Lumix DMC-G5 also do not have an image stabiliser.

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Only MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a Live MOS sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Only Features Four Flash Modes

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 has a greater number of flash modes than most SLR cameras that came out around the same time as it. This Panasonic camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on cameras that have been around for more than two years. The flash modes "Forced on", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Only Supports One Power Source

The number of power sources supported by the Lumix DMC-G5 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it. The most commonly supported power source is Battery, but this power source is not supported by this Panasonic camera. The power sources AC are also supported by this camera.

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Quite Small Eye Relief

At only 17.5 millimeters, the Lumix DMC-G5 has a fairly small eye relief compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age. SLR cameras that were released around the same time as the Lumix DMC-G5 have eye relief of between 15mm and 27mm, and the average eye relief is 19mm.

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Only 1280x720@50fps Resolution and Capture Speed

The Lumix DMC-G5 has a 1280x720@50fps resolution and capture speed which is higher than most SLR cameras that have been around for more than two years. Most SLR cameras that are a comparable age to it have a 1920x1080@30fps resolution and capture speed. In addition, this camera has a resolution and capture speed of 1280×720@30fps. The resolution at capture speeds of all cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-G5 ranges from 640x424@25fps (worst) to 1920x1080@60fps (best).

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Only Supports One Image Format

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 has a greater number of supported image formats than most digital cameras of this type and age. This digital camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by cameras of this age and spec.

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Only 310 Shots Per Battery Charge

The Lumix DMC-G5 is a digital camera that takes 310 shots shots per battery charge.

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Fairly Big Minimum ISO Speed

At 160, the Lumix DMC-G5 has a fairly big minimum ISO speed compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-G5. Similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-G5 have minimum ISO speed of between 50 and 200, and the average minimum ISO speed is 110.

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Fairly Long Flash Sync-Speed

The flash sync-speeds of SLR cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-G5 range from 0.0031s to 3s. The Lumix DMC-G5 has a fairly long flash sync-speed (1 second) compared to most of the other SLR cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-G5.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Panasonic released the Lumix DMC-G5.

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 has a pretty typical screen size compared to most of the other SLR cameras that have been available for more than two years.

There are a number of alternative 3" screen digital cameras currently available which you might want to consider including the Canon EOS 550D[plb_1446732_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1[plb_1663553_price] which is cheaper.

If this digital camera screen size is not large enough for you then you might want to look at the Nikon D600[plb_2079663_price] (3.2" and cheaper).

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Average Megapixel Count

The Lumix DMC-G5 has a pretty average megapixel count (16.05 megapixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

If this Panasonic digital camera megapixel count is too low for you then you might also want to look at the Nikon D5100[plb_2120682_price] (16.2MP and higher rated); or the Nikon D600[plb_2079663_price] (24.3MP and cheaper).

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 has a relatively typical digital zoom compared to most of the other SLR cameras that have been around for more than two years.

Alternative 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available which you might also want to consider include cheaper cameras such as the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1[plb_1663553_price].

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Full-Frame Sensor Size
Total Megapixel Count
Image Stabilizer
Aspect Ratio
Design
Colour
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens
Lens Structure
Aspheric Element
Diaphragm Blades
Filter Size
Focusing
Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance
Focus
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Sync-Speed
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
HD Type
Audio
Audio Format
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Display Aspect Ratio
Viewfinder
Lens Magnification Ratio
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Connector
USB Version
Camera
GPS
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Image Adjustment Mode
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Playback Mode
Diopter Adjustment
Eye Relief
Scene Mode
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Lens Weight
Lens Length
Lens Diameter
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Battery Capacity
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Included Cable
Other Features
Interface
Camera Shutter Speed Range
Technical Details
Viewfinder

14 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(89)
26 May 2014

The various additions and upgrades over the G3 essentially put the G5 back in the game as far as enthusiast-level users are concerned, and this is further cemented by the recent arrivals in the...

17 April 2013

The Panasonic G5 clearly suffers from middle child syndrome. It allows for more manual control and has better custom options than Panasonic's GF cameras, but it isn't the well-balanced...

Features & Build Placing the G5 next to its predecessor, it's immediately clear that there have been a number of changes to the overall design. Despite being only a few millimetres different, it... Read more…

21 February 2013

This is a great model to choose if you're after a small-ish camera that can take different lenses. Importantly, it has the ability to capture very clear images, and it's quite user friendly overall...

21 February 2013

Panasonic's Lumix DMC-G5 is the successor to last year's Lumix DMC-G3 . It retains many of the key features of that camera, such as the 16-megapixel Live MOS sensor, built-in electronic viewfinder... Read more…

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User Reviews

(56)
Reviewed 2 September 2012 by S. P. Long

The idea of the Micro Four-Thirds system - DSLR performance and flexibility without the size and weight - really appealed to me, but I didn't like Olympus' retro styling, and Panasonic's first... Read more…

Reviewed 4 September 2012 by Kal Cave

I too have had this camera for over a week now. I don't usually feel the need to write reviews myself but this camera is so good that I decided I really had to! I only recently starting taking... Read more…

Reviewed 29 November 2012 by David Tremayne

I am well experienced in the use of the Panasonic Lumix G series having previously owned a G2 and currently owning a G3 and a G5. The G5 is a great improvement on the previous models especially... Read more…

Reviewed 4 October 2012 by G. Shaw
(Verified Purchase)

Having used a G1, which worked very well, I decided to upgrade to G5. It has had very good reviews in mags and online. It has produced stunning images, very sharp using 14 - 140mm and 20 mm... Read more…

Reviewed 23 March 2013 by TL

There is a bewildering range of bridge cameras and DSLRs out there, so why did I choose the Lumix G5 (apart from its Which Best Buy rating)? Over the past couple of years I've become increasingly... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

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