Panasonic m4/3 Cameras

Panasonic was first to announce an m4/3 camera in 2008, with the DSLR-like G1 camera. Since then, Panasonic has been spawning multiple variations on the DSLR-style (GH1, G2, GH2, G3, GH3, G5, G6, G7, and GH4) as well as a more compact EVF-less style (GF1, GF2, GF3, GF5, GF6, GM1, and GM5), as well as a rangefinder style camera (GX7, GX8, GX80, and GX85).

In late 2013 Panasonic rethought their lineup and pared things down to three basic cameras (GM1, GX7, and GH4). In 2015 they expanded once again into a broader line (GM5, GF7, GX8, G7, GH4). In 2016 they added the GX80/85 as an entry variation on the GX8.

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No, I’m not missing some model numbers. Panasonic, like some Asian companies, tends to be averse to using the number 4 in their model lineups. Ironically, because the GH4 has 4K video capabilities as a main feature, I suspect Panasonic dropped their aversion for that camera because of the marketing possibilities.

Note: silent electronic shutter is available on the G5, G6, G7, GM1, GM5, GF7, GF8, GH3, GH4, GH4s, G5, GX8, GX80, GX85, GX850

Available Panasonic m4/3 Lenses
Available Olympus m4/3 Lenses

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