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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

$973.00
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 Review

With excellent reviews but good features, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 number 393 across all digital cameras.
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632 Reviews + 19 Awards
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Value for Money
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Features
Good Features
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Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 61?

It has superb expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with 96% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
This Panasonic digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Heavier than average
Does not have a GPS (satellite)

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How Big is the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4?

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 is 132.9mm wide and 93.4mm tall. It is 83.9mm deep and weighs 480g.

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $973.00 it is more expensive than 84% of cameras.

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Features

4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Average Megapixels

The Lumix DMC-GH4's sensor megapixels of 16.1MP is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 45% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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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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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. In addition, this Panasonic digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best).

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

Across all the digital cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 13,000. The Lumix DMC-GH4's maximum ISO sensitivity of 25,600 is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 10% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 has a built-in flash. 67% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Heavier Than Average

The weight of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 of 480g is heavier than 81% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The average weight of all digital cameras is 300g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 5.2kg.

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4096 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 supports a maximum video resolution of 4096 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution supported by digital cameras. 1920 x 1080 pixels is also supported by this Panasonic digital camera and is in fact the best supported resolution amongst all cameras. In addition, this Panasonic camera supports video resolutions of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels, 3840 x 2160 pixels, 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels plus 1 more value.

The worst supported resolution across comparable types of camera is 160 x 120 pixels.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Lumix DMC-GH4 supports direct printing, unlike 89% of digital cameras which do not support direct printing.

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Bigger Than Average Eye Relief

The eye relief of the Lumix DMC-GH4 of 21mm is bigger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 81% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The smallest eye relief of digital cameras is 8mm, the biggest is 27mm, and the average eye relief is 19mm.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Lumix DMC-GH4 has a wrist strap, which is unusual. 93% of digital cameras do not have a wrist strap.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Lumix DMC-GH4 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 92% of digital cameras which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Lumix DMC-GH4 has an anti-dust function. 93% of digital cameras do not have an anti-dust function.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 75% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Lumix DMC-GH4 has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 85% of cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 has a self-timer, unlike 84% of digital cameras which do not have a self-timer.

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Has a Microphone in

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 has a microphone in, unlike 89% of digital cameras which do not have a microphone in.

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Supports Live View

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 supports live view, unlike 84% of digital cameras which do not support live view.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Lumix DMC-GH4 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 88% of digital cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4608 x 3456. That's over six times the resolution of a 1936 x 1288 digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by digital cameras. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Lumix DMC-GH4 does not have a GPS (satellite). 91% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Very Low Maximum Playback Zoom

Digital cameras have playback zoom (max) of between 1x and 39x, and the average maximum playback zoom is 10x. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4's maximum playback zoom of only 4x is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 9% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 supports dioptic correction, unlike 91% of digital cameras which do not support dioptic correction.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Lumix DMC-GH4 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. 85% of digital cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 features contrast adjustment. 85% of digital cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Has a Headphone Output

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 has a headphone output. 94% of digital cameras do not have a headphone output.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Lumix DMC-GH4 supports video capability, unlike 68% of digital cameras which do not support video capability.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Lumix DMC-GH4 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 72% of cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Lumix DMC-GH4's display diagonal of 3" is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 60% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

Digital cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 600,000 pixels. The Lumix DMC-GH4's display resolution of 1,040,000 pixels is in the highest 15% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

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

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Wide Range of Maximum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This Panasonic camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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Wide Range of Closest Focusing Distances Depending On Lens Used

This Panasonic camera has interchangeable lenses so the closest focusing distance depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of closest focusing distances are possible with this camera.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Lumix DMC-GH4 has a shoe mounting point, which is unusual. 90% of digital cameras do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 features flash exposure compensation. 80% of cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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500 Battery Life

Most cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 which takes 500 battery life.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 of 4x is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 53% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic apandmcgh4kbodyk1, panasonic dmcgh4kbodyr, panasonic dmcgh4yagh

Barcodes:

00008.8517E+11, 00009226976007, 00009608235271, 00009608235591, 00616639697315, 00646791370658, 00650726491004, 00885170185647, 00885170204799, 04549077132321, 05025232780938, 05025232780952, 05025232780983, 05025232781003, 05025232798346, 05025232798971, 05025232834235, 05554442412754

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