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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

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A good spec and best selling MILC camera, but representing only middle of the road value for money
MILC 16.05MP 4608 X 3456 Pixels Live MOS Jan 2015
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 number 135 in best selling cameras and number 629 across all digital cameras.
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Value for Money
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Features
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Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2018.
This digital camera is one of the best selling cameras currently on the market. View best selling cameras January 2018.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
4K video recording with simultaneous 8.8 MP photo capture
Pro quality video creation
Magnesium alloy body & rugged design
Dual OLED displays - LVF & monitor
49-Area af/ custom multi AF
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

Reviews Summary

Popular Choice

The Lumix DMC-GH4 is one the top selling digital camera currently on sale.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $869.00 it is more expensive than 81% of cameras.

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We found a cheaper price for the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 of £599.99 ($599.99) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $269.01.

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Features

4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on cameras.

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Average Megapixels

The Lumix DMC-GH4's sensor megapixels of 16.1MP is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 53% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

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

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The average maximum ISO sensitivity of all cameras is 14,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4's maximum ISO sensitivity of 25,600 is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 89% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Panasonic 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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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 has a built-in flash. 68% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Heavier Than Average

Across all the cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4's weight of 480g is in the heaviest 19% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 has a self-timer. 82% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Has a Microphone in

The Lumix DMC-GH4 has a microphone in. 88% of cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Bigger Than Average Eye Relief

The Lumix DMC-GH4's eye relief of 21mm is in the biggest 24% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have eye reliefs of between 8mm and 27mm, and the average eye relief is 19mm.

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4096 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

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

Across similar types of digital camera the worst supported resolution is 160 x 120 pixels.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Lumix DMC-GH4 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Lumix DMC-GH4 of 4x is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 55% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Maximum Playback Zoom

The lowest maximum playback zoom of cameras is 1x, the highest is 39x, and the average maximum playback zoom is 10x. The Lumix DMC-GH4's maximum playback zoom of 16x is higher than 94% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Lumix DMC-GH4 has an anti-dust function, unlike 90% of digital cameras which do not have an anti-dust function.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

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

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Supports Direct Printing

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

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Lumix DMC-GH4 of 1,040,000 pixels is higher than 83% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The average display resolution of all cameras is 620,000 pixels, with the lowest being 23,000 pixels and the highest being 6,300,000 pixels.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Lumix DMC-GH4 has a tripod mount. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This 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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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Lumix DMC-GH4 features flash exposure compensation, unlike 79% of cameras which do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Lumix DMC-GH4 is 4608 x 3456. That's over five times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. The best resolution of all cameras is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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500 Battery Life

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

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Lumix DMC-GH4 has a vari-angle LCD display. 83% of cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 features contrast adjustment, unlike 83% of digital cameras which do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Supports Live View

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 supports live view. 83% of cameras do not support live view.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Lumix DMC-GH4's display diagonal of 3" is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 36% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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

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

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Lumix DMC-GH4 supports dioptic correction, unlike 90% of digital cameras which do not support dioptic correction.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other digital cameras, the Lumix DMC-GH4 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 has a wrist strap, which is unusual. 91% of cameras do not have a wrist strap.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 87% of cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Wide Range of Magnifications Depending On Lens Used

This 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 a Headphone Output

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 has a headphone output. 93% of cameras do not have a headphone output.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 has a shoe mounting point, unlike 89% of cameras which do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 supports video capability. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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