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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

$973.50
DP Review Gold PhotographyBlog.com Essential Expert Reviews Ultimate Ephotozine Editor's Choice
A multi award winning and fully featured 16.05 megapixel camera
MILC 16.05MP Live MOS Black Nov 2015
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 number 446 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 45?

It has fantastic expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with 95% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others.
At over a year old this digital camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Has a built-in flash
Heavy
Very small digital zoom

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for portrait photography, ranking number 9999999 in portrait photography cameras. It is also very good for everyday photography, ranking number 9999999 in everyday photography cameras, but good for sports photography, ranking number 9999999 in sports photography cameras.
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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.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 front dimensions

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

18 Industry Awards

Amongst cameras, this camera is one of the most awarded by experts in digital cameras.

This Panasonic camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from review sites Lydogbillede.dk, Ljudochbild.se and Camera Labs all of whom decided that this camera was very good.

This camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from websites Reviewed.com, Photoreview.com.au and Ephotozine all of whom thought that this Panasonic camera was excellent.

The experts at review websites Altomdata.dk and M3.idg.se both thought that concluded that they would endorse this Panasonic digital camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The experts at two other expert review sites both said that this camera was fantastic and gave it one of their highest awards. This Panasonic camera received a "Gold" award from both DP Review and Onfoto.ru.

This digital camera received a "Best Buy" award from website Homecinemachoice.com who concluded that this camera was very good.

Excellent Expert Reviews

This Panasonic camera has an average expert rating of 92 out of 100 based on 43 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review, What Digital Camera and Trusted Reviews. If all the cameras are ranked by average expert review score then this camera is in the top 2%.

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Excellent User Reviews

On average, people who bought this Panasonic digital camera rated it as terrific. Over 84% of reviewers gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 96% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. That puts this camera in the top 15% of all the cameras.

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Panasonic Has Very Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

We checked 11,202 expert and user reviews (including 2,725 verified purchases) for Panasonic cameras and found that on average Panasonic has very good ratings. We also found that Panasonic has very good ratings specifically within its cameras range. 95% of those that bought a Panasonic camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Not Cheap

The price range of cameras is from $29 to $6,895. We think that this camera looks expensive compared to other cameras.

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We found a cheaper price for the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 of £725.00 ($725.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $248.50.

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Features

Average Megapixel

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 has a relatively typical megapixel (16.05 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Heavy

Across all the digital cameras the weights range from 1g to 1.5kg. The Lumix DMC-GH4 is quite heavy (480 grams) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

At only 2.8, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 has a quite small minimum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras. Across all the cameras the minimum aperture numbers range from -2 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.4.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 has a flash exposure compensation, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 has an anti-dust function. Most of the other digital cameras also have an anti-dust function.

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Quite High Playback Zoom (max)

The average playback zoom (max) of cameras is 10x. At 16 times zoom factor, the Lumix DMC-GH4 has a quite high playback zoom (max) compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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530 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most digital cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard), including the Lumix DMC-GH4 which takes 530 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Fairly Large Viewfinder Screen Size

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 has a quite large viewfinder screen size (0.5 inches) compared to most of the other digital cameras. Cameras have viewfinder screen sizes of between 0.17" and 8", and the average viewfinder screen size is 0.41".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Lumix DMC-GH4 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Microphone in

The Lumix DMC-GH4 has a microphone in, as do most of the other cameras.

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Supports Video Capability

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The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 supports video capability, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Lumix DMC-GH4 has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

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

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Lumix DMC-GH4 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Lumix DMC-GH4 has a self-timer. Most of the other digital cameras also have a self-timer.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Lumix DMC-GH4 has a shoe mounting point. Most of the other cameras also have a shoe mounting point.

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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 video resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution. Across all cameras the worst video resolution is 640 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The Lumix DMC-GH4 has a headphone outputs. Most of the other digital cameras also have a headphone outputs.

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Fairly Large Maximum Aperture Number

At 22, the Lumix DMC-GH4 has a fairly large maximum aperture number compared to most of the other digital cameras. The maximum aperture numbers of cameras range from 1.8 to 130, and the average maximum aperture number is 11.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

At only 4 times zoom factor, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 has a fairly small digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras. The smallest digital zoom of cameras is 0.72x and the biggest is 810x.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 supports dioptic correction, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 supports direct printing. Most of the other cameras also support direct printing.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Lumix DMC-GH4 features contrast adjustment, as do most of the other cameras.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

With a display resolution (numeric) of 1,037,000 pixel, the Lumix DMC-GH4 has a fairly high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other cameras. Cameras have display resolutions (numeric) of between 3 pixels and 16,000,000 pixels.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Lumix DMC-GH4 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over nine times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this Panasonic camera). In addition, this digital camera 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. Across all cameras the video resolution ranges from 320 x 120 pixels to 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 has a higher still image resolution than most cameras. This camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this Panasonic camera have still image resolution(s) of 4608 x 3072, 3456 x 3456, 4608 x 2592, 3840 x 2160, 3264 x 2448, 3264 x 2176, 2448 x 2448, 1712 x 1712, 1824 x 1368, 1824 x 1216 and 1920 x 1080 and 1824 x 1024. Across all digital cameras the still image resolution ranges from S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 to 6016 x 4000.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Lumix DMC-GH4 has a touchscreen, unlike most of the other cameras which do not have a touchscreen.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 has a wrist strap, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other digital cameras also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of cameras range from 2.3mm to 75mm. With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24 millimeters, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 has a fairly short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Supports Live View

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 supports live view, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Age

Released 20 Months Ago

This camera was released in November 2015.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dmcgh4hegk
Barcodes 00009226976007, 00009608235271, 00009608235591, 00885170185647, 05025232780938, 05025232780952, 05025232780983, 05025232781003, 05025232798346, 05025232798971, 05025232834235

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