Panasonic finally announced the GH 5 camera today for filmmakers and consumers. The video centered mirrorless camera features newly developed 20 Megapixel 43 sensor. And built in 5 axis in body image stabilization system with DUAL IS (second genration) support that means the camera image stabilization system will synchronize with the optical lens image stabilization systems in a more advance way compared to the previous generation of Dual IS cameras.
Panasonic GH5 Major Features
20.3MP Digital Live MOS Sensor
Venus Engine Image Processor
UHD 4K 60p Video with No Crop
Internal 4:2:2 10-Bit 4K Video at 24/30p
5-Axis Sensor Stabilization; Dual I.S. 2
0.76x 3.68m-Dot OLED Viewfinder
3.2″ 1.62m-Dot Free-Angle Touchscreen
Advanced DFD AF System; 6K & 4K PHOTO
ISO 25600 and 12 fps Continuous Shooting
Dual UHS-II SD Slots; Wi-Fi & Bluetooth
Panasonic GH4 will Remains Alive, Future Firmware Updates Promised
By announcing the Panasonic GH5 for the company also added that Panasonic GH4 will remain in the lineup as a option for budget photographers. While announcing the Panasonic GH5, panasonic also told us that they have plans for 2 future firmware updates that will unleash the full potential of the marvelous GH5 consumer cinema camera. They are planned to announce to firmware updates for the camera in near future possibly in the April month of 2017 This update will bring 10-bit 4:2:2 full HD capture to the camera. The firware update coming on June of 2017 will bring some major improvements to the camera as described below.
In Panasonic GH5 is 4k Mode is also available at 60fps. Sadly the internal recording of the camera come comes with some limitation, the GH5 while using internal memory cards remains limited to 8-bit 4:2:0 IPB encoding at up to 150Mbps.
Advance DFD Algorithm
Panasonic promises that they have bring the New DFD algorithm inside the camera the. The newly developed DFD algorithm helps to achieve blazing fast autofocus speed while calculating the depth map of the scene in very less time compared to its predecessor That CS5 is pre loaded with very advanced auto focusing algorithm that can interpret at the moment out the scene.
GH5 is also a very good tool for a still shooters scenes the camera analyses every pixel of the sensor and which enables photographer to extract the maximum details possible from the scene available the Panasonic GH 5 camera will be available from March 2017 with the asking price $1999.
Now only few hours left in official announcement of Panasonic GH5 camera. And finally we got confirmation that the upcoming Panasonic GH5 camera will have a 20MP sensor and a high resolution EVF with a touch panel . More details below
Panasonic GH5 Specification
LUMIX DC-GH 5 Major Features Leaked
Number of effective pixels 20.3 million pixels (total number of pixels: 21.77 million pixels)
3.68 million dot Organic EL EVF (0.76 times)
1.62 million dots free angle monitor (touch panel)
Wi-Fi (802.11a / b / g / n / ac), Bluetooth (v4.2) installed
USB type-C (USB 3.1 GEN 1)
Dual SD card slot
138.5 x 98.1 x 87.4 mm
645 g (main body only), 725 g (SD card, including battery)
Leica 12 – 60 mm F 2.8 – 4 Power OIS Lens
Take a look at the details of 12 – 60 mm F 2.8 – 4 Power OIS coming along with the Panasonic GH5
Lens construction: 12 groups 14 pieces (4 aspherical lenses, 2 ED lenses)
Shortest shooting distance: 20 cm (wide angle), 24 cm (telephoto)
Maximum photographing magnification: 0.3 times (converted to 35 mm 0.6 times)
This is the first Panasonic GH5 vs. Panasonic GH4 comparison preview, initially while looking at the images (side by side comparison) its look like Panasonic does made some design tweaks with the camera, but over all the look and feel of the camera remains same from the front side of the camera.
Panasonic GH5 vs. Panasonic GH4
Specification / Features
DFD AF System
DFD AF System
UHD 4K 3840×2160 at 60p/30p/24p
UHD 4K 3840×2160 at 30p/24p
At the moment we have don’t have confirmed specification of the camera, but from the rumored specification we can say you that Panasonic GH5 is coming with 4K @ 60fps and Dual IS system.
Take a look at the comparison of both camera from the rear side.
Panasonic GH5 camera images leaked today. We have also posted first video captured from Panasonic GH6 camera here. The announcement of the camera is in next few days (rumored on 4th of January 2017). Panasonic is the first company to bring down 6K video in consumer level camera. More details coming soon
Yes we are bit confirmed that the video was shot with the Panasonic GH5 camera that is expected to arrive before on CES show in January 2017.
As you can see in the YouTube video is being offered in 4K with 60 frames speed that is completely impossible with current generation of Panasonic GH series camera (including Panasonic GH4) or any other consumer level mirrorless or DSLR camera. And at the same moment we don’t believe Griffin Hammond, who is Panasonic brand ambassador and a low budget freelance filmmaker will going to use Sony PXW FS7 (a $8K camera) or any other high-end device to shoot the podcast he made.
Panasonic GH5 camera is expected to arrive very soon with 20 Megapixel sensor as we have said earlier many times in our Post and Built-in Dual IS system. The detailed specification of the camera isn’t available but we do have the major features that may arise with a camera, take a look
Panasonic GH5 Rumored Specification
20 MP Sensor
5-Axis Image Stabilization, Dual I.S.
DFD AF System, 4K PHOTO Modes
No more limit about the duration of recording. 29 minutes in Europe.
The audio XLR microphone hotshoe mounted I/O interface will be compatible with the DMC-GH4.
It has full size HDMi
The main sizes are identical of the GH4
Panasonic plans to start shipping out the GH5 in March/April!
Body only: Price will be between 1 800 € and 2 000 € in Europe for the DMC-GH5.
Price will be ± 2 900 € for the DMC-GH5 + the new Panasonic Leica 12-60 Lens (not the older 12-60mm lens!)
Along with Panasonic GH5, Panasonic is also rumored to announce Panasonic GF9 camera., click on the image below to know more about GF9
Panasonic Images and specification Leaked today, the expected date of announcement of Panasonic GF9 is Jan 4, same day Panasonic GH5 announcement is also rumored.
Panasonic GF9 Specification
16MP sensor with no low pass filter
4K 30p / FHD 60p video
“4K Selphy” “4K Photo” “Focus Select” “Focus Composite”
Spatial recognition AF using DFD technology
180 degree tilt type approximately 1.04 million dots 3.0 type touch panel monitor
Wi-Fi installed, USB charging compatible
Size: 106.5 x 64.6 x 33.3 mm
Weight: Approximately 239 g (body only)
Color: Silver, Orange
Kit: Double lens only (12-32 mm F 3.5-5.6, 25 mm F 1.7)
Reservation start date: January 6, 2017
Expected release date: January 19, 2017
Mass store sales price (tax included): Double lens kit around 97,000 yen
From the leaked specification it’s very clear that the upcoming camera will have 16MP sensor without low-pass filter and a option to record 4K videos.
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