Panasonic GH5s

bythom panasonic gh5s

A low-light capable update of the favorite m4/3 video+stills camera, including 4K video and much better video performance even in 1080P. Body is weather sealed (splash, dust, freeze-proof).

  • Sensor
    • multi-aspect 10.2mp MOS sensor (Sony IMX299CJK)
    • 17.3 x 13mm (2x crop)
    • electronic shutter
    • low pass filter?
  • Mount: Micro 4/3 (m4/3)
  • Images: 
    • 3680 x 2760 pixel JPEG or 14-bit raw maximum at 4:3, 4016x2256 at 16:9
    • 12 fps max single focus (8 fps with continuous focus, 11/7 fps without 14 bit raw
    • special 4K photo burst modes to 30/60 fps at 8mp)
    • can photograph at 4:3, 17:9, 16:9, and 3:2 aspect ratios with same angle of view and pixel count.
  • Video:  
    • 2160P/24/25/30/60 (4K) at 4:2:2 10-bit Long GOP 150Mbps
    • 1080P/24/25/30/50/60/120/240, MOV, MP4, or AVCHD depending upon setting and user selection
    • audio is either LPCM or AAC depending upon setting
    • bit rate ranges from 17Mbps to 200Mpbs
    • requires firmware update to record 4:2:2 10-bit 1080P for HD, 400Mbps for 30P 4K
    • Log L and HDR Hybrid Log gamma support
  • Shutter: 
    • mechanical 60 sec to 1/8,000 sec, bulb (tested to 200k activations)
    • electronic front curtain (60 sec to 1/2000)
    • silent electronic mode available from 1 to 1/16,000
  • Exposure: 
    • multi, center-weighted, spot metering
    • -5 to +5EV exposure compensation
    • 5 white balance settings (plus Auto and Custom)
    • ISO 160-51,200, plus extended 80, 102,400, 204,800, AUTO ISO
  • Focus: 
    • 225 point contrast detect (240 fps) with DFD
    • single point, multi-area, zone, face detect, tracking, manual focus override, focus peaking
    • focus stacking
  • Display: 
    • 3.2" 1.62m dot OLED 
    • swivel 
    • touch-sensitive 
  • Viewfinder: 
    • 3.7m dot EVF 
    • 0.76x magnification
    • 21mm eyepoint
    • -4 to +3 diopter adjustment)
  • Flash: 
    • no built in flash
    • hot shoe
    • 1/250 flash sync
    • red-eye reduction, slow sync, rear sync
  • Remote: optional DMW-RSL1
  • Other Notable Features: Wi-Fi (802.11ac) with Bluetooth LE (4.2), USB-C (3.1), weather sealed (splash proof/dust proof), interval shooting, Variable frame rate slow/fast motion in 1080P (2 to 96 fps depending upon setting), time-lapse, headphone monitoring, SMPTE time code, waveforms/vectorscopes, zebras/focus peaking, color bars and tone, time code support (in and out)
  • Major Accessories: 
    • DMW-BGGH5 Battery Grip (US$350)
    • DMW-XLR1 Audio Expansion Unit (US$400)
  • Cards: 
    • Dual SD, SDHC, SDXC slots
    • UHS-II support
    • USH-II Class U3 required
  • Battery: 
    • DMW-BLF19PP
    • 440 images, CIPA
  • Size and Weight: 
    • 5.5 x 3.9 x 3.4" (138.5 x 98.1 x 87.4mm) wide, tall, deep
    • 25.6 ounces (725g) with cards and battery
  • Colors: Black
  • Price: US$2499 body only
  • Current Firmware: 2.3 (January 2022)
  • Announced: January 8, 2018

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