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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

$362.99
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5
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A good value for money and multi award winning SLR digital camera, with very good features and a huge range of available lenses
SLR 12.1MP 4" 4000 X 3000 Pixels Aug 2013
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 number 170 across all digital cameras and number 284 in best selling cameras.
95
Reviews
53 Reviews + 10 Awards
87
Value for Money
Very Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 84?

It has good expert reviews and excellent user reviews with an average overall rating of 87%, based on 53 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This Panasonic digital camera has some great features:
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Higher than average maximum ISO sensitivity
Wide range of minimum aperture numbers depending on lens used
Optical image stabilisation may be available with some lenses

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 Video Reviews

How Big is the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5?

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 is 107.7mm wide and 66.6mm tall. It is 36.8mm deep and weighs 0.165kg.

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $362.99 it is still cheaper than 61% of cameras.

Features

Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Lumix DMC-GF5 is 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

The Lumix DMC-GF5's sensor megapixels of only 12.1MP is lower than 84% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on cameras.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Lumix DMC-GF5 of 12,800 is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 74% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used.

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Average Weight

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5's weight of 225g is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is heavier than 45% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of digital cameras.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 features multi-shot function, which is unusual. 90% of cameras do not feature multi-shot function.

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Only 1600 X 1064 Still Image Resolution

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 supports a maximum still image resolution of 1600 x 1064. That's 42% lower still image resolution than the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. The best resolution of all cameras is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 features brightness adjustment, unlike 78% of cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Lumix DMC-GF5 does not support Wi-Fi, although it is worth keeping in mind that 69% of digital cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Lumix DMC-GF5 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 73% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Lumix DMC-GF5 has a touchscreen. 83% of cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Lumix DMC-GF5 of 4x is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 72% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Lumix DMC-GF5 features saturation adjustment, unlike 87% of digital cameras which do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Lumix DMC-GF5 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 82% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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3D

The Lumix DMC-GF5 is 3D. 90% of cameras are not 3D.

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Features Calendar

The Lumix DMC-GF5 features calendar. 87% of cameras do not feature calendar.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Lumix DMC-GF5 does not feature bluetooth, although it is worth noting that 95% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Has a Wind Filter

The Lumix DMC-GF5 has a wind filter. 96% of cameras do not have a wind filter.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Lumix DMC-GF5 supports video capability, which is unusual. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Supports Live View

The Lumix DMC-GF5 supports live view, unlike 83% of digital cameras which do not support live view.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Lumix DMC-GF5 of 3" is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 39% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Energy Star Certified

The Lumix DMC-GF5 is Energy Star certified, unlike 98% of cameras which are not Energy Star certified.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Lumix DMC-GF5 features multi burst mode. 87% of cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 supports Full HD video. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 92% of digital cameras which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Supports Direct Printing

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 supports direct printing, which is unusual. 89% of digital cameras do not support direct printing.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Lumix DMC-GF5 has a wrist strap, which is unusual. 91% of digital cameras do not have a wrist strap.

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360 Battery Life

The Lumix DMC-GF5 is a digital camera that takes 360 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Wide Range of Magnifications Depending On Lens Used

This Panasonic digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the magnification depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of magnifications are possible with this camera.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Lumix DMC-GF5 has an HDMI port. 73% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 features contrast adjustment, unlike 83% of cameras which do not feature contrast adjustment.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most commonly supported resolution on cameras.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

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