Panasonic LUMIX DMC-G5
Panasonic G series is very popular and this manufacturer uses its popularity to boost the sales of these digital camera devices. Here we have Panasonic LUMIX DMC-G5 that was recently delivered to the already rich lineup of gadget from this company.
This compact powerhouse is loaded with 2012 upgrades, like a newly developed 16.05-megapixel Live MOS image sensor and a redesigned Venus Engine for processing the massive 16-megapixel images and full 1080p HD video.
While the DMC-G5 is quite compact, measuring 4.72 x 3.28 x 2.79 inches, it still offers a high-quality LVF (Live ViewFinder, aka EVF) with 1.4 million pixels, and a rotating 3.0-inch LCD that includes a touch screen interface. The design of the body, control layout, and enlarged hand grip give the G5 a dSLR-like feel, while its internal components boast to give you image and video quality that meets or exceeds some entry-level dSLRs.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 Features:
- Newly developed 16.05-megapixel Live MOS image sensor
- Redesigned VENUS processing engine
- Supersonic Wave Filter Dust Reduction System
- RAW and JPEG formats, including RAW+JPEG
- Micro Four Thirds lens mount system, works with Panasonic, Olympus, and m43 third-party lenses
- Compatible with Four Thirds mount lenses via optional mount adapter (DMW-MA1)
- 3.0-inch, rotating, touch screen LCD with 920,000 pixels
- Fast and Precise 23-area Contrast AF system with Touch AF option
- Burst shooting up to 6fps at full resolution, or up to 20fps at reduced size
- 3DNR, Multi-process NR, and HDR options help you capture better photos with excellent exposure and nooise balance
- High quality LVF (Live ViewFinder) with 1.4 million pixels
- SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card slot (UHS-1 compliant)
- Li-ion battery pack (good for up to 320 photos)
The Lumix DMC-G5 comes in several configurations. You can purchase the body with the new 14-42mm power zoom lens for about $699 USD.