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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 Digital Camera

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MILC 16MP Live MOS Sep 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
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Review : Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 @ ??????????????
A Review of the Panasonic Lumix GM5 Micro Four Thirds Camera
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Panasonic Lumix GM5 Review

35 Reasons For

Ten Industry Awards

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

Ephotozine, Photoreview.com.au and Reviewed.com all concluded that this camera was terrific and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

The experts at two more expert review sites both concluded that they would endorse this Panasonic camera. This camera received a "Recommended" award from both Altomdata.dk and Pocket Lint.

Two other expert review sites both endorsed this camera. This Panasonic digital camera received a DP Review "Silver" award and it received a PhotographyBlog.com "Highly Recommended" award.

The reviewers at three more expert review sites all concluded that this camera was good. Digital Versus, 01net.com and Les Numeriques.com all gave this digital camera a "5 Star" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

Based on thirty-five expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review and Ephotozine the average expert rating of this camera is 82 out of 100.

Excellent User Reviews

People who bought this camera rated this digital camera as fantastic on average.

Good Quality Pictures

Some Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 reviewers concluded that the product was able to produce good images. Three years ago expert website Trustedreviews.com wrote “The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 can create great photos.” in their review. Dp Review wrote in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 in the same month “Good image quality for its size from large four-thirds sensor” . Dp Review also said “Good battery life 400 photos”.

A number of Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 owners who bought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 wrote that it had a good picture resolution. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 on expert review site Expert Reviews “It's particularly useful when shooting in direct sunlight when the screen can be hard to see”. Dp Review mentioned in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 review “Electronic viewfinder helps with shooting in bright light”. Steves-Digicams.com wrote in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 on Steve's Digicams three years ago “Numerous AutoFocus modes combine with a maximum 1/16,000 shutter speed to make the GM5 great for shooting high velocity activities like sporting events.”.

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Good Size

Some customers who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was compact. Expert website Pcmag.com mentioned “The svelte shooter follows in the footsteps of the company's first crack” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars. Expert website Ephotozine.com said in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 “The Panasonic Lumix GM5 is the new compact Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera from Panasonic” . Ephotozine.com also wrote “It's designed to compete with other premium compact cameras, such as the Sony Cyber-shot RX100 III, with 1inch sensor, althoug”.

One customer who reviewed it thought it was a good size. Expert website Whatdigitalcamera.com wrote “Last year's Panasonic Lumix GM1 proved a hit with its combination of shooting power and diminutive dimensions, although it certainly wasn't perfect” in their review.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 owner who reviewed the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 reckoned that it was a good body shape. Trustedreviews.com mentioned on expert website Trusted Reviews “An absolutely tiny camera body that offers a fairly large Micro Four Thirds sensor” in their review of this digital camera.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 owner who purchased this digital camera concluded that it was lightweight. Dxomark.com wrote two years ago “Small and lightweight design, fast autofocus (including pinpoint mode), good overall image quality, better materials choice than G 1” in their review of this digital camera.

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Good Product Quality

Eight Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 owners wrote in their reviews that the product was good quality. Expert review site Amateurphotographer.co.uk mentioned “It packs a huge four-thirds sensor, which gives great image quality” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5. Dp Review mentioned three years ago “Image quality is impressive” . Dp Review also mentioned “Excellent build quality”.

Panasonic Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

Panasonic has good average reviews for its MILC cameras as well as across its entire digital camera range compared to other manufacturers.

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Nice Design

A number of Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 reviewers considered that it was good looking. Digitalversus.com said three years ago “Small, reliable, elegant and well-built” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 review and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Digitalversus.com also mentioned “The Lumix GM5 is a good buy, both for people who like a good-looking camera and for people who like a camera that takes a good-looking photo”. Dpreview.com said in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 review “A camera that continues the theme of miniature styling established by the Lumix DMC-GM1 only a year ago”.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 owner mentioned that it was retro. Three years ago Dp Review mentioned on DP Review “Good build quality and attractive retro styling” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5. One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 reviewer who bought the product concluded that it was a good design.

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Robust

Some people who purchased it considered that it was well made. Expert review site Ephotozine.com mentioned three years ago “The GM5 features a built in electronic viewfinder”. Also three years ago Dp Review said in their review of this digital camera “Built in EVF”. Dp Review also said “Viewfinder built, in”.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

A few customers who bought it reckoned that it had an electronic viewfinder. Three people who bought this digital camera concluded that it had a good viewfinder.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 was mirrorless.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it had a good screen. Dp Review said “Good touch screen”.

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Easy to Use

Some people who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was easy to use. Dp Review wrote “Excellent remote control WiFi app” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 review. Dxomark.com said “Excellent app control” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 review.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 reviewer said in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Techradar.com/au/ mentioned “There are also times when it seems more natural to hold a camera”.

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Good Technical Features

A few people who reviewed the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 concluded that it had good features. Two years ago Dxomark.com wrote in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 “The Micro-Four-Thirds 16-Mpix Panasonic DMC-GM5 is a rangefinder-style mirrorless model with an attractive feature set, including a high-resolution EVF”.

Good Quality Lens

A few people who purchased the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 mentioned that it had a good autofocus. Dp Review mentioned in their review on DP Review “Fast focus and shutter response”.

Several Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 owners who reviewed the product thought it had a good lens. Expert website Pocket-Lint.com said two years ago “How to update such a seemingly perfect pocketable interchangeable lens camera? Plonk a viewfinder in it” and gave the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 a score of 5 stars. Dxomark.com wrote in the same month “Sharp, compact kit lens” in their review.

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Acceptable Noise Level

One person concluded that the product was noisy. Dp Review said on DP Review “Very good noise performance”. One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 reviewer thought this digital camera was quiet. Dp Review mentioned on DP Review “Quiet mechanical shutter si” in their review of this digital camera.

Good Connectivity

One person who reviewed the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 reckoned that it was wifi compatible.

Good Video Capture

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 reviewer who reviewed the product wrote that it was good for video recording.

Good Flash

Some customers who bought this digital camera agreed that it had a good flash. Dxomark.com wrote two years ago “Omits built-in flash” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5.

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Lumix DMC-GM5 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the Lumix DMC-GM5 also have a built-in flash.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a built-in flash and we think the Nikon 1 J1[plb_3182516_price], or the Sony Alpha A5000[plb_2665971_price] is also worth considering.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Like most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the Lumix DMC-GM5, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 supports wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in other digital cameras which also support wi-Fi including the Samsung NX3000[plb_2325036_price], or the Sony Alpha A5000[plb_2665971_price].

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a Live MOS sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector Type

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 has a greater number of HDMI connector types than most MILC cameras that were released more than a year ago. This Panasonic digital camera has a Micro HDMI connector type, which is the most frequently found HDMI connector type found on cameras of this spec and age.

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Supports Three Image Formats Supporteds

The Lumix DMC-GM5 has a greater number of supported image formats than most cameras of this spec and age. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by digital cameras of this type and age. The image formats supporteds "MPO" and "RAW" are also supported by this Panasonic digital camera.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This digital camera has an Electronic camera shutter type, which is typical of many MILC cameras that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Fairly Long Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

Across all the digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-GM5 the slowest camera shutter speeds range from 0.25s to 60s, and the average slowest camera shutter speed is 39s. With a slowest camera shutter speed of 60 seconds, the Lumix DMC-GM5 has one of the longer slowest camera shutter speeds amongst MILC cameras of this age.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

Cameras of this age and type have closest focusing distances of between 0.2m and 0.35m. With a closest focusing distance of only 0.2 meters, the Lumix DMC-GM5 has a fairly small closest focusing distance compared to most of the other MILC cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GM5.

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Has Six White Balances

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 has a greater number of white balance modes than most MILC cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. This Panasonic digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on MILC cameras that have been available for more than a year. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this Panasonic camera.

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Has Two Photo Effectss

The Lumix DMC-GM5 has a greater number of photo effects than most digital cameras of a similar age and type to it. This Panasonic camera has a Vivid photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GM5. The photo effects "Black&White" is also found on this camera.

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± 5EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 has a wider light exposure correction than most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This Panasonic digital camera has a ± 5EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, whereas most MILC cameras that are a comparable age to it have a ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction. MILC cameras that were launched around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GM5 light exposure corrections range from ± 3EV (1/3EV step) (worst) to ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) (best).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

This camera supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480|1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras of a similar age and type to it. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modess

The number of light exposure modes found on the Lumix DMC-GM5 is more than most MILC cameras that came out more than a year ago. This camera has an Auto light exposure modes, which is the most frequently found light exposure modes found on MILC cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-GM5. The light exposure modess "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this digital camera.

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Supports Nine ISO Sensitivitys

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most MILC cameras that have been around for more than a year. This Panasonic camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by digital cameras of this age and type. The ISO sensitivitys "200", "400", "800", "1600", "3200", "6400", "12800" and "25600" are also supported by this camera.

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Features Six Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most cameras of this age and type. This digital camera features a Single Auto Focus auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most frequently featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on cameras of this type and age. The auto focusing (AF) modess "Continuous Auto Focus", "Contrast Detection Auto Focus", "Face detection", "Flexible Spot Auto Focus" and "Tracking Auto Focus" are also featured on this Panasonic digital camera.

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Very Short Flash Sync-Speed

The shortest flash sync-speed of digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GM5 is 0.004s, the longest is 1s, and the average flash sync-speed is 0.78s. At only 0.02 seconds, the Lumix DMC-GM5 has a quite short flash sync-speed compared to most of the other MILC cameras that were released one year ago.

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Very Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 has a fairly short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) (only 24 millimeters) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that were released more than a year ago. The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-GM5 is 24mm and the longest is 29mm.

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Light

The Lumix DMC-GM5 is very light (only 70 grams) compared to most of the other MILC cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GM5. The average weight of cameras of this type and age is 320g, and the weights range from 70g to 590g.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Samsung NX3000[plb_2325036_price] (230g).

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12 Reasons Against

Poor Battery Life

A few people thought the product did not have a good battery life. Dp Review wrote “Poor battery life”.

Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most of the other MILC cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-GM5 support Full HD video, however the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 does not support Full HD video.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a Full HD video and we think the Sony Alpha A5000[plb_2665971_price], the Nikon 1 J5[plb_2830177_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7[plb_2775892_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

The Lumix DMC-GM5 does not support video capability. Most of the other MILC cameras that were released around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GM5 also do not support video capability.

There are a number of alternative cameras which also support video capability that you might want to consider including the Sony Alpha A5000[plb_2665971_price], or the Nikon 1 J5[plb_2830177_price].

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Not Waterproof

The Lumix DMC-GM5 is not waterproof. Most of the other MILC cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GM5 are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Lumix DMC-GM5 does not have an image stabilizer, although keep in mind that most of the other digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-GM5 also do not have an image stabilizer.

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Not 3D

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-GM5 are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 does not have a GPS (satellite), although keep in mind that most of the other MILC cameras that were released more than a year ago also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Quite Low Megapixel

With a megapixel of only 16 megapixels, the Lumix DMC-GM5 has one of the lower megapixels amongst MILC cameras of this age. The average megapixel of digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Lumix DMC-GM5 is 18MP.

Digital cameras with a higher megapixel that might also be worth considering include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8[plb_2956893_price] (20.3MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 64 millimeters, the Lumix DMC-GM5 has one of the shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s amongst cameras of this age. Across all the cameras of a comparable type and age to the Lumix DMC-GM5 the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 38mm to 280mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 120mm.

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Only Features Five Flash Modess

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 has a greater number of flash modes than most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This Panasonic digital camera features a Red-eye reduction flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on MILC cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GM5. The flash modess "Auto", "Forced off", "Forced on" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 has one of the smaller battery capacitys (only 680 milliamperes * hour) amongst MILC cameras of this age. The battery capacitys of similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-GM5 range from 250mAh to 2,400mAh.

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Only 220 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 is a digital camera that takes 220 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5

Released Over a Year Ago

This digital camera was released over a year ago.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Lumix DMC-GM5 has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-GM5.

There are a number of alternative 3" screen cameras currently available which you might want to consider including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4[plb_2173892_price] which has better reviews.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on comparable spec digital cameras that came out more than a year ago. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available including the Lumix DMC-GH4[pl_2173892_price], or the Lumix DMC-GH4[pl_2173892_price] both from Panasonic which has better reviews.

Digital cameras with a better memory card type that might also be worth considering include the Sony Alpha A5000[plb_2665971_price] (MS Duo|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC).

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 has a pretty typical digital zoom compared to most of the other MILC cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GM5.

Other 4x digital zoom cameras currently available that you might also want to consider include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4[plb_2173892_price] which has better reviews.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels
Image Stabilizer Location
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Lens Mount Interface
Number of Diaphragm Blades
Filter Size
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Sync-Speed
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Display Aspect Ratio
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Camera
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Anti-Dust Function
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
Scene Modes
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Lens Weight
Lens Length
Lens Diameter
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Capacity
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Networking
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Standards
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Aspect Ratio

10 Awards

reviewed.com Editor's Choice 01net.com 5 Star altomdata.dk Recommended Les Numeriques.com 5 Star Digital Versus 5 Star DP Review Silver PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Ephotozine Editor's Choice photoreview.com.au Editor's Choice Pocket Lint Recommended

Expert Reviews

(58)
4 August 2015

The Micro-Four-Thirds 16-Mpix Panasonic DMC-GM5 is a rangefinder-style mirrorless model with an attractive feature set, including a high-resolution EVF and some advanced video functionality ? as... Read more…

Extremely compact
Crisp touch-screen LCD
Integrated EVF
Snappy performer
5.8fps continuous shooting
Omits built-in flash
No mic input
Pricey
No manual focus ring with kit lens
Underwhelming burst shooting in Raw
8 June 2015

Like its predecessor, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 packs an image sensor that's much larger than you'd expect, resulting in a pocket-friendly camera that can go toe to toe with larger...

14 March 2015

As it happened, we had the Lumix GM5 on test over the Christmas and New Year holiday break so there was plenty of time to really get to know it. Very quickly it became the weapon of choice for a...

3 March 2015

The Panasonic GM5 is small and charming, but there's some stiff competition at this price...

How small can an interchangeable lens camera get before the benefits of being able to change lens are outweighed by the relatively cramped nature of the body? That's what we kept thinking as we... Read more…

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User Reviews

(17)
Reviewed 21 December 2014 by Newzild

PANASONIC GM5 REVIEWThe Micro Four Thirds (m43) system, led by Panasonic and Olympus, is based around a sensor roughly one-quarter the size of so-called "full-frame" sensors designed for... Read more…

Easy To Use
Fastaccurate auto-focus
Good Image Quality
Good Image Stabilization
Good in Low Light
Reviewed 20 January 2015 by Bufatutu
Bufatutu would recommend the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5

This is the camera I have been waiting for since I got too tired of lugging my dslrs and before that slrs up the mountains and out into the fields, down to the saloon or on a trip. Light to carry,... Read more…

Easy To Use
Fastaccurate auto-focus
Good Image Quality
Good in Low Light
Light weight
Short Battery Life
Reviewed 29 May 2015 by Desert Rat
Desert Rat would recommend the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5

The Lumix GM5 is a great camera. I was looking for high quality in a compact size. It provides excellent image quality without all the weight and bulk of a traditional DSLR. I find that I am more... Read more…

Easy To Use
Good Image Quality
Small Compact
Short Battery Life
Reviewed 15 July 2015 by Greg G.
Greg G. would recommend the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 (Verified Purchase)

Have been a street and academic photographic journalist since 1964 using rangefinder cameras w/M lenses. After using the LUMIX GF1 with the 7 to 14 Lumix lens I was hooked and after receiving the... Read more…

Easy To Use
Fastaccurate auto-focus
Good Image Quality
Good Image Stabilization
Good in Low Light
Short Battery Life
Reviewed 18 May 2015 by J. Bigbooti
J. Bigbooti would recommend the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 (Verified Purchase)

I've had seven different micro 4/3 cameras so I know the format. The GM 5 is going to be my vacation camera to replace mypoint and shoot on vacations. At the present time I also have a Lumix GX 7.... Read more…

Easy To Use
Fastaccurate auto-focus
Good Image Quality
Great Zoom
Large Clear LCD
Short Battery Life
Poor Image Quality
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers DMC-GM5KR, panasonic dmcgm5, panasonic dmcgm5k, panasonic dmcgm5w, panasonic dmcgm5kr, panasonic dmcgm5we, panasonic dmcgm5weg, panasonic dmcgm5wegk
Barcodes 00885170226784, 05025232805006, 05025232805013, 05025232805020, 05025232805044, 05025232805051, 05025232805068, 05025232805075, 05025232805105, 05025232805136

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