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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 Digital Camera

$932.00
MILC 16.05MP Live MOS Black Nov 2015
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Colour Release Date
17 industry awards
Good video capture
Supports video recording
DP Review Gold PhotographyBlog.com Essential Expert Reviews Ultimate Ephotozine Editor's Choice
114 Reviews + 17 Awards
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Reviews

17 Industry Awards

This camera is one of the most highly awarded of all the medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for more than a year.

The authors at websites Camera Labs, Ljudochbild.se and Lydogbillede.dk all strongly endorse this digital camera and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

The experts at websites Ephotozine, Photoreview.com.au and Reviewed.com all wrote that this medium megapixel digital camera was outstanding and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

The authors at websites DP Review and Onfoto.ru both decided that this Panasonic digital camera was terrific and gave it their "Gold" award.

An additional two expert review sites liked this medium megapixel digital camera. The editor of website Homecinemachoice.com said that this Panasonic digital camera was a sensible purchase and gave it a "Best Buy" award and the editor of website M3.idg.se gave it a "Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement.

PhotographyBlog.com gave this digital camera an "Essential" award, Expert Reviews gave it an "Ultimate" award and Digital Versus gave it a "5 Star" award.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

Based on 35 expert reviews from sites including DP Review, PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera and Ephotozine the average expert rating of this medium megapixel digital camera is 94%. This means that experts think this Panasonic camera is one of the very best cameras of this age and type.

Excellent Owner Reviews

Based on 50 owner reviews the average owner rating of this medium megapixel digital camera is terrific. 39 reviewers (79% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 95% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. This puts this digital camera in the top 17% of all the similar spec cameras that have been on the market for more than a year when ranked by average owner review score.

Panasonic Has Good Camera Reviews

Based on 9,989 expert and owner reviews (including 910 verified purchases), Panasonic has good reviews for its cameras. Panasonic also has good reviews specifically within its medium megapixel digital cameras range compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Panasonic camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Design

Good Product Quality

Three people said in their reviews that this digital camera was good quality.

Nice Design

Two people who reviewed it thought it was good looking.

Robust

Four customers who reviewed it concluded that it was well made and two people who bought it concluded that it was reliable.


Good Video Capture

Seven customers who reviewed it thought it was good for video recording.

Good Quality Lens

Two customers who purchased this digital camera concluded that it had a good autofocus.

Good Quality Pictures

Three people who bought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 concluded that it was able to produce good images and two customers mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good image sensor.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was November 2015 when Panasonic released the Lumix DMC-GH4.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was compact.

Heavy

The average weight of digital cameras of this spec and age is 350g, and the weights range from 120g to 590g. With a weight of 480 grams, the Lumix DMC-GH4 is one of the heavier medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera amongst medium megapixel digital cameras of this age.

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Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 supports video capability. Most of the other digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camera also support video capability.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Lumix DMC-GH4 has a built-in flash. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera also have a built-in flash.

We compared all the other cameras with a built-in flash to this camera and we think the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II ($899) which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Video

Supports Video Recording

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 supports video recording, as do most of the other cameras that have been available for more than a year.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The Lumix DMC-GH4 supports a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over nine times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than a year ago. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this camera. This Panasonic digital camera also support a video resolutions of 1920 x 1080 pixels and 640 x 480 pixels. A video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels is equivalent to 4K Ultra HD video. This has four times the detail of Full HD video.

A 3840 x 2160 pixels video resolutions is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all similar spec cameras that were released one year ago.

A 320 x 240 pixels video resolutions is the worst supported video resolution amongst comparable types of digital camera.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Lumix DMC-GH4 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the video resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution.

A 3840 x 2160 pixels maximum video resolution is actually the best video resolution amongst all cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera.

A 1280 x 720 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution amongst comparable types of camera.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Lumix DMC-GH4 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras which support Wi-Fi currently available including cheaper cameras such as the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II ($899).

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a Wi-Fi and we think the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4R is also worth considering.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Lumix DMC-GH4 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than a year.

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Lumix DMC-GH4 has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera.

There are a number of other 3" screen digital cameras currently available which you might want to consider including the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II ($899) which is cheaper.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Lumix DMC-GH4 has a touchscreen. Most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to this digital camera do not have a touchscreen.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 has a vari-angle LCD display, as do most of the other cameras of this age and type.

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

At 1,037,000 pixel, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 has a quite high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that were launched more than a year ago. The average display resolution (numeric) of medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera is 760,000 pixels.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Lumix DMC-GH4 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera.

We compared all the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer to this digital camera and we think the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II ($899) which is cheaper is also worth considering.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer and we think the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4R is also worth considering.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

This digital camera has a still image resolution(s) of 4608x3456|3264x2448|2336x1752|1824x1368|4608x3072|3264x2176|2336x1560|1824x1216|4608x2592|3840x2160|1920x1080|1824x1024|3456x3456|2448x2448|1744x1744|1712x1712|[4:3] 4608x3456(L) / 3264x2448(M) / 2336x1752(S) / 1824x1368|[3:2] 4608x3072(L) / 3264x2176(M) / 2336x1560(S) / 1824x1216|[16:9] 4608x2592(L, which is the most frequently found still image resolution(s) on similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than a year ago.

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16.05 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 16.05 megapixels camera.

Digital cameras with a higher megapixel that might be worth considering include the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II ($899) (16.1MP) which is also cheaper.

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Lens System

Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Lumix DMC-GH4 has a fairly typical digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras that have been around for more than a year.

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Fairly Large Maximum Aperture Number

Across all the cameras of this age and spec the maximum aperture numbers range from 2.7 to 64, and the average maximum aperture number is 14. At 22, the Lumix DMC-GH4 has a quite large maximum aperture number compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

The average minimum aperture number of digital cameras of a similar age and spec to this digital camera is 3.2. With a minimum aperture number of only 2.8, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 has a quite small minimum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Microphone in

The Lumix DMC-GH4 has a microphone in, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 has a headphone outputs, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

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Supports PictBridge

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 supports PictBridge, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

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Has an HDMI

The Lumix DMC-GH4 has an HDMI. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera also have an HDMI.

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Flash

Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Lumix DMC-GH4 has a shoe mounting point. Most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera also have a shoe mounting point.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Lumix DMC-GH4 has a flash exposure compensation, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera.

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Technical Details

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Lumix DMC-GH4 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Lumix DMC-GH4 has a self-timer. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera also have a self-timer.

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Packaging Content

Has a Wrist Strap

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 has a wrist strap, as do most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Lumix DMC-GH4 has a hand strap, as do most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The Lumix DMC-GH4 has a battery charger included. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for more than a year also have a battery charger included.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Lumix DMC-GH4 has a batteries included. Most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera also have a batteries included.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The Lumix DMC-GH4 has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera.

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Camera

Supports Dioptic Correction

The Lumix DMC-GH4 supports dioptic correction, as do most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Lumix DMC-GH4 supports direct printing, as do most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Lumix DMC-GH4 features contrast adjustment. Most of the other cameras that came out more than a year ago also feature contrast adjustment.

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Supports Live View

The Lumix DMC-GH4 supports live view, as do most of the other cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Lumix DMC-GH4 has an anti-dust function. Most of the other cameras of this age and type also have an anti-dust function.

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Features Histogram

The Lumix DMC-GH4 features histogram, as do most of the other cameras of this age and type.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Lumix DMC-GH4 has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as this camera.

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Quite Big Eye Relief

With an eye relief of 21 millimeters, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 has a quite big eye relief compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for more than a year. Across all the cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera the eye reliefs range from 16mm to 21mm.

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Viewfinder

Fairly Large Viewfinder Screen Size

Cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera have viewfinder screen sizes of between 0.2" and 0.5". The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 has one of the larger viewfinder screen sizes (0.5 inches) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Lumix DMC-GH4 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

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Features Voice Recording

The Lumix DMC-GH4 features voice recording, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

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Battery

530 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most digital cameras of this age and spec take between 190 and 749 battery life (CIPA standard), including the Lumix DMC-GH4 which takes 530 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Light Exposure

Supports 10 ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 is more than most medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for more than a year. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this Panasonic camera. The ISO sensitivities 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600 and Auto are also supported by this camera.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dmcgh4hegk
Barcodes 00009608235271, 00885170185647, 05025232780938, 05025232780952, 05025232780983, 05025232781003, 05025232798346, 05025232798971, 05025232834235

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