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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4M

$1,497.99
$997.95 $500.04 cheaper than 56 days ago
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A multi award winning and fully featured 17.2 megapixel 1.34 times zoom factor digital camera
Compact 17.2MP 1.34x 1" May 2016
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Sensor Size Release Date
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4M Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4M number 396 across all digital cameras.
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46
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 46?

It has marvellous expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with 97% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others.
At over a year old this digital camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available.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:
1" image sensor size
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
Heavy
Very small optical zoom

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How Big is the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4M?

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4M is 132.9mm wide and 93.4mm tall. It is 83.9mm deep and weighs 480g.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4M front dimensions

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4M In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Very Good Brand

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 reviews. We also found that Panasonic has very good reviews specifically within its cameras range. 95% of those that bought a Panasonic digital 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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Features

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 17.2 megapixels, the Lumix DMC-GH4M has a fairly typical megapixel compared to most of the other cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1" image sensor size, which is the most commonly found image sensor size on cameras.

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Heavy

The Lumix DMC-GH4M is one of the heavier cameras (480 grams) amongst digital cameras of this age. Digital cameras have weights of between 1g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

Across all the cameras the optical zooms range from 0.34x to 83x. At only 1.34 times zoom factor, the Lumix DMC-GH4M has a quite small optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Lumix DMC-GH4M has a fairly average display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Lumix DMC-GH4M supports Near Field Communication (NFC), as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Lumix DMC-GH4M has a self-timer. Most of the other cameras also have a self-timer.

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500 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Lumix DMC-GH4M is a digital camera that takes 500 shots battery life (CIPA standard).

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Lumix DMC-GH4M does not have an HDMI. Most of the other cameras do have an HDMI.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4M has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras. Most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This camera also 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 cameras the best still image resolution is 6016 x 4000 and the worst is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4M has a fairly standard digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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4096 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Lumix DMC-GH4M is 4096 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the video resolution of the most common maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

A 4096 x 2160 pixels maximum video resolution is in fact the best video resolution across all cameras.

A 640 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution across comparable types of camera.

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4096 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Lumix DMC-GH4M is 4096 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 camera). This Panasonic digital camera also support a video resolutions of 3840 x 2160 pixels and 1920 x 1080 pixels.

A 4096 x 2160 pixels video resolutions is in fact the best supported video resolution across all digital cameras.

A 320 x 120 pixels video resolutions is the worst supported video resolution amongst comparable types of camera.

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Very Small Maximum Aperture Number

The average maximum aperture number of cameras is 11. At only 5.6, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4M has a fairly small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4M supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras also support Wi-Fi.

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Age

Released 14 Months Ago

It was May 2016 when this camera was released.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic dmcgh4kbodyvl, panasonic dmcgh4kbodysk, panasonic dmcgh4kbodyk, panasonic dmwsfu1vlog
Barcodes 00840014165063, 00885170185647, 05025232851652

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