Panasonic today announced LUMIX GH5, the latest flagship model under LUMIX G DSLM cameras based on the Micro Four Thirds system standard.
Talking about the build quality, it comes with magnesium alloy along with full diecast front/rear frame. This camera is splash/dust-proof and can withstand up to -10 degrees Celsius. The LUMIX GH5 has a large LVF (Live View Finder) and sports a 3.2-inch free-angle rear screen in 3:2 aspect with 1,620K-dot high-resolution.
It comes with a new Digital LIVE MOS Sensor increases the pixel count by 25% and also has new image processor Venus Engine. Further, it features Multi-pixel Luminance Generation, Intelligent Detail Processing, Three Dimensional Color Control, and High Precision Multi Process NR.
The LUMIX GH5 comes with a newly improved Depth from Defocus and Contrast AF technology, which helps to evaluate and analyzes various factors of the subject. Also, the speed of sensor drive during auto focusing in photo shooting mode has been increased to 480 fps along with focus areas from 49 to 225. In addition, it comes with Focus Stacking function that enables users to take multiple images of the same frame with different focus points.
With LUMIX GH5, users can shoot a 6K photo at 30fps and 4K photo at 60fps under three exclusive modes — 6K/4K Burst, 6K/4K Burst (Start/Stop) and 6K/4K Pre-burst. In terms of connectivity, this camera supports Bluetooth 4.2 and Wi-Fi 5GHz (IEEE 802.11ac) options.
The Lumix GH5 will be available (body only) in late March for $1999.99 (approx Rs. 1,35,769).