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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5

$1,611.00
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
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DP Review Silver PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Ephotozine Editor's Choice Pocket Lint Recommended
A multi award winning and good spec MILC digital camera, but representing not very good value for money
MILC 16MP 2.7x 4592 X 3448 Pixels Mar 2015
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 Review

With excellent reviews but good features, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 number 423 across all digital cameras.
90
Reviews
81 Reviews + 12 Awards
35
Value for Money
Poor
62
Features
Good Features
56
Overall Score
Average

Why Has it Scored 56?

It has very good expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with 90% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
This Panasonic digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Optical image stabilisation may be available with some lenses
Only 220 battery life

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

62
Portrait Photography
Good
62
Landscape Photography
Good
41
Everyday Photography
Mediocre
68
Sports Photography
Good
93
Wildlife Photography
Excellent

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of $740.91 on Amazon US 60 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
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How Big is the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5?

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 is 98.5mm wide and 59.5mm tall. It is 36.1mm deep and weighs 70g.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 front dimensions
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $1,611.00 it is more expensive than 78% of cameras.

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Features

Average Megapixels

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5's sensor megapixels of 16MP is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 46% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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4592 X 3448 Pixels Image Resolution

The Lumix DMC-GM5 has a maximum image resolution of 4592 x 3448 pixels. That's 1% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution.

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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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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on digital cameras.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This Panasonic camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The ISO sensitivities (max) of digital cameras range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Lumix DMC-GM5 of 25,600 is in the highest 10% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This 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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Lighter Than Average

The average weight of all digital cameras is 300g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 1.5kg. The weight of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 of only 70g is lighter than 99% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of digital cameras.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 92% of digital cameras which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 has an external flash connector, which is unusual. 86% of cameras do not have an external flash connector.

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

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

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Lumix DMC-GM5 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 71% of digital cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5's digital zoom of 4x is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 90% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 220 Battery Life

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 is a camera that takes 220 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5's display diagonal of 3" is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 51% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most commonly supported resolution on cameras.

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Supports Live View

The Lumix DMC-GM5 supports live view, unlike 84% of digital cameras which do not support live view.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 features flash exposure compensation, which is unusual. 79% of digital cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Lumix DMC-GM5 has an anti-dust function, which is unusual. 91% of digital cameras do not have an anti-dust function.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Wide Range of Closest Focusing Distances Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the closest focusing distance depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of closest focusing distances are possible with this camera.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The average display resolution of all cameras is 610,000 pixels, with the lowest being 23,000 pixels and the highest being 6,300,000 pixels. The Lumix DMC-GM5's display resolution of 921,000 pixels is higher than 68% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic dmcgm5kk, panasonic dmcgm5kr, dmcgm5leg

Barcodes:

00885170226777, 00885170226784, 04549077315977, 04549077315984, 05025232805006, 05025232805013, 05025232805020, 05025232805044, 05025232805051, 05025232805068, 05025232805075, 05025232805105, 05025232805136

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