Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 Announced, Images, Price, Specs

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 mirrorless camera has been officially announced. The new Panasonic GM5 is World’s smallest interchangeable lens camera with a Live View Finder and it features a 12.8 megapixel Four-Thirds sensor with 4K video recording capabilities, a new f/1.7-2.8 Leica DC Vario-Summilux Lens for the ultimate in image quality from a point-and-shoot sized camera body equipped with a Micro Four Thirds lens mount. Other features include a 16 megapixel Live MOS sensor, a wide selection of manual controls and creative features, 3-inch touchscreen LCD, 1080/60p movie recording, and built-in Wi-Fi.

Panasonic announced two new cameras (the LX100 and the GM5), a new 35-100mm f/4-5.6 lens, the GH4 and FZ1000 cameras and updated versions of the 14mm f/2.5 lens.

Panasonic GM5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 Announced, Images, Price, Specs

Panasonic GM5 Price and Release Date

The Panasonic GM5 mirrorless camera is priced at $899.99 and it will be released in mid November.

Panasonic GM5 intro video:

Panasonic GM5 Mirrorless Camera Main Features:

  • 16MP Digital Live MOS Sensor
  • Venus Engine Image Processor
  • Micro Four Thirds System
  • 1,166k-Dot Viewfinder
  • Full HD 1080p Video at 60 fps
  • Contrast AF & Focus Peaking
  • External Flash Hotshoe
  • Built-in Wi-Fi Connectivity
  • Highly Compact Magnesium Alloy Body
  • LUMIX G Vario 12-32mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens

Panasonic GM5 Mirrorless Camera Product Images

Panasonic GM5 Specs:

Body type
Body typeRangefinder-style mirrorless
Sensor
Max resolution4592 x 3448
Other resolutions4592 x 3064, 4592 x 2584, 3424 x 3424, 3232 x 2424, 3232 x 2160, 3840 x 2160, 2416 x 2416, 2272 x 1704, 2272 x 1520, 1920 x 1080, 1712 x 1712, 1824 x 1368, 1824 x 1216, 1824 x 1024
Image ratio w:h1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels16 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors17 megapixels
Sensor sizeFour Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
Sensor typeCMOS
ProcessorVenus Engine
Image
ISOAuto, 200-25600 (expands to 100-25600)
White balance presets5
Custom white balanceYes (2 slots)
Image stabilizationNo
Uncompressed formatRAW
JPEG quality levelsFine, Standard
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Manual focusYes
Number of focus points23
Lens mountMicro Four Thirds
Focal length multiplier2×
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCDFixed
Screen size3
Screen dots921,000
Touch screenYes
Screen typeTFT-LCD
Live viewYes
Viewfinder typeElectronic
Viewfinder coverage100%
Viewfinder magnification0.92×
Viewfinder resolution1,166,000
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed60 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/16000 sec
Aperture priorityYes
Shutter priorityYes
Manual exposure modeYes
Subject / scene modesYes
Built-in flashYes (small external flash included (GN7))
External flashYes (via hot shoe)
Flash modesAuto, auto w/redeye reduction, on, on w/redeye reduction, slow sync, slow sync w/redeye reduction, off
Continuous drive5.8 fps
Self-timerYes (2 or 10 sec, 10 sec (3 images))
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation±5 (at 1/3 EV steps)
AE Bracketing±3 (3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
WB BracketingYes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
Videography features
Resolutions1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 50p, 50i, 25p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (30p, 25p), 640 x 480 (30p, 25p)
FormatMPEG-4, AVCHD
MicrophoneStereo
SpeakerMono
Storage
Storage typesSD/SDHC/SDXC
Connectivity
USBUSB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMIYes (micro-HDMI)
Microphone portNo
Headphone portNo
WirelessBuilt-In
Wireless notes802.11b/g/n with NFC
Remote controlNo
Physical
Environmentally sealedNo
BatteryBattery Pack
Battery descriptionDMW-BLH7 lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA)220
Weight (inc. batteries)211 g (0.47 lb / 7.44 oz)
Dimensions99 x 60 x 36 mm (3.9 x 2.36 x 1.42)
Other features
GPSNone