The flagship Panasonic GH5 Micro Four Thirds camera unveiled at the CES 2017 event.
Before jumping to the specs list, we have to underline that the camera features the World’s First 4K 60p/50p and 4K 30p 4:2:2 10- bit video recording function, as press text says.
The Panasonic GH5 camera comes with is a 20.3MP Digital Live MOS sensor and a newly developed Venus Engine processor. It also offers roughly 1.3x higher performance compared to previous models, according to Panasonic.
The Panasonic Lumix GH5 will go on sale at the end of March. The price of the mirrorless camera for body-only is $1999.
Panasonic GH5 Micro Four Thirds Camera Officially Announced
The new camera delivers a high-end, hybrid performance to photo enthusiasts and professional videographers looking to capture moments in 4K 60p / 50p video and 6K PHOTO.
The rugged and weatherproof body comes with 5-axis image stabilization (with ‘Dual IS 2’ support), dual UHS-II SD card slots and a large electronic viewfinder. On the back it has a 3.2″ fully articulating touchscreen display.
The high-end shooter uses the same battery as its predecessor which can capture 410 shots per charge. The shutter unit is durable for approximately 200,000 releases.
- 4K 60fps in 8bit
- 4K 24p in 10bit
- 1080p at variable frame rates up to 180fps
- LUT support in-camera with V-LOG upgrade
- 3D color control according to luma level (brightness) and knee adjustment
- Anamorphic 4K mode
- Dramatically reduced rolling shutter skew
- New 3,680k EVF
- 5 axis in-body stabilisation system
- 20MP image sensor
- Upscaled 6K photo mode in 2:1 aspect ratio (6000 x 3000)
- No extra sensor crop to 2.3x in 4K mode like GH4
- Video GUI display styles for the LCD and EVF
- Dual UHS-II card slots
- Shipping end of March 2017
Firmware updates will add Full HD 4:2:2 10bit video recording capability (scheduled for April 2017).
- 400Mbps 4:2:2 10bit All-Intra video recording in 4K 30p/25p/24p;
- Full HD, high resolution video recording in Anamorphic mode;
- Hybrid Log Gamma in Photo Style mode which enables popular 4K HDR video recording and USB tethering (all scheduled for second half of 2017).
The Lumix GH5 will be available (body only) in late March for $1999.99. For more information please visit LumixLounge.com.