Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

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Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

Slip this Panasonic Lumix 4K camera body in with your lenses, and take stunningly sharp videos and crisp photos with one device. The mirrorless frame is lightweight for easy travel, and the 20.3-megapixel technology delivers on clarity. This Panasonic Lumix 4K camera body is compatible with Lumix lenses to expand your camera collection's functionality.

The Next-Generation

The professional grade Panasonic lumix GH5 4K mirrorless camera offers over 28 lumix and Leica compact lens options built on the next-generation (ILC) interchangeable lens camera standard [Micro four Thirds] pioneered by Panasonic. With the exclusive lumix 4K photo (8MP, 30/60 fps) & brand new 6K photo mode (18MP, 30 fps), simply pause that perfect moment from video to produce printable high resolution photos. Never miss the moment again with Panasonic lumix and the new GH5!.


20.3-megapixel Live MOS sensor delivers incredible detail and excellent enlargements

The Four Thirds sensor without low-pass filter produces great edge-to-edge clarity with incredible detail and sharpness.

ISO 100 - 25,600 for crisp and clear photos even in ultralow light

Enhances shooting in varied and fast-changing lighting situations, including extremely low light.

Never miss a shot with ultrafast 12 fps (frames per second)

Shoots up to 12 frames per second at full-resolution 20.3 megapixels, so you capture it all, from heartwarming smiles to game-winning goals.

225-point autofocus quickly tracks and locks onto your subject

Multiple autofocus modes allow you to shoot any scene you can imagine.

4:2:2 10-bit 4K internal video recording

Enables faithful color and grading fidelity with over a billion colors and four times the tonality of 8-bit to match professional intent.

Variable frame rate

Lets you record videos with dramatic slow motion or unique quick motion in 4K or Full HD.

Instantly share your pictures with built-in Wi-Fi

Upload, e-mail or share photos from your camera through your smartphone or tablet.* Your smart device can also act as a second monitor as well as remote control. Smart device is not included.

3.2" rear touchscreen swivel OLED display

Renders bright and crisp images; for precise Live View and movie shooting, as well as an accurate preview of the scene.

Venus Engine 10 processor

Produces extraordinary color detail and natural texture expression. Multipixel Luminance Generation and Intelligent Detail Processing render intense brightness and contrast.

OLED electronic viewfinder

The bright and high-contrast viewfinder lets you see the results before you shoot, and features 3680K dots for amazing resolution.

DFD ultra fast motion detection & focus

Combination of the AF drive with a maximum read speed of 480 fps, lets the camera achieve ultra-high-speed autofocus.

5-axis photo/video Dual I.S. 2.0

Enables up to 5-stops slower shutter speeds even through telephoto lenses. The camera nearly eliminates shake in both body and lens from wide-angle to tele-end.

Weather-sealed splash-, freeze- and dust-proof design

Rugged enough to withstand even the most challenging environments.

Shoot now, focus later

Exclusive Post Focus mode gives you the power to review an image and touch the area you'd like to be pin-sharp.

Live output & full size HDMI

Suitable for professional video making that requires accurate monitoring of the imagery or high-quality recording to external codec devices (such as ProRes).

Dual SD card slots

Increase recording capacity and file arrangement efficiency. The dual SD card slots allow you to record in relay, backup or simultaneous modes.

Multiformat memory slots for storing or transferring data

Support SD, SDHC and SDXC cards. Memory cards are not included in the offer.

*Requires high-speed Internet service.

What's Included

  • Battery charger (AC cable included)
  • Battery pack
  • Body cap, Eye cup
  • Cable Holder
  • Cover for the battery grip connector
  • Flash syncro socket cap
  • Hot shoe cover
  • Panasonic LUMIX GH5 Mirrorless 4K Photo Digital Camera (Body Only)
  • Shoulder strap
  • USB connection cable


Release Date
March 2017
Mirrorless System
20.3 MP
Sensor size
Full Frame Sensor
Sensor type
Live MOS
Wi-Fi Capable, Weather Sealed, Body Only
Lens Included
Body only
Enclosure Color
Sensor Resolution
20.3 Megapixel
Total Pixels
21,770,000 pixels
Effective Sensor Resolution
20,300,000 pixels
Field of View Crop Factor
Frame Rate (Max Resolution)
24 fps
ISO (Max)
Native ISO
Extended ISO (Max)
102400 (H1), 204800 (H2)
Sensor Dust Reduction
Sensor Features
Supersonic Wave Filter (SWF)
Image Processor
Venus Engine 10
Image Stabilizer
Optical (5-axis image sensor shift mechanism)
Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
Face Detection
Digital level meter
Print Standard
Direct print, DPOF support, Exif Print support, PictBridge support
Auto Focus
TTL contrast detection
Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
AE/AF Control
Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF, Touch Area AF, Eye detection AF
Face Detection
Eye Detect AF, face-priority AF function
Image Recording Format
Max Video Resolution
4096 x 2160
Audio Signal Format
Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel), Linear PCM, AAC
Auto Focus Features
Focus Peaking function, Depth From Defocus (DFD) technology
HDMI, USB 3.1, IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2
Exposure & White Balance
Light Sensitivity
ISO auto, ISO 100-25600
Exposure Metering
Multi-segment, center-weighted, spot
Exposure Metering Zones
Exposure Modes
Program, bulb, automatic, manual, aperture-priority, shutter-priority
Bracketing Modes
Focus bracketing, white balance bracketing, aperture bracketing
Special Effects
Sepia, Vivid, Soft Focus, Natural, Monochrome, Portrait, Miniature, Cross Process, Retro, Expressive, High Dynamic, Bleach Bypass, High Key, Low Key, Scenery, Toy effect, Star Filter, Impressive Art, One Point Color, Dynamic Monochrome, Sunshine, Old Days, Toy Pop, Fantasy, Rough Monochrome, Silky Monochrome
White Balance
Custom, automatic, presets
White Balance Presets
Incandescent, cloudy, flash, daylight, shade, 2500K - 10000K (100K steps)
Shutter Type
Max Shutter Speed
1/8000 sec
Min Shutter Speed
60 sec
Exposure Compensation
±5 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
Auto Exposure Bracketing
7 steps in 1/3, 2/3 or 1 EV steps
White Balance Bracketing
X-sync Speed
1/250 sec
Exposure Range
EV 0-18 (ISO 100)
Lens System
Lens Mounting Type
Micro Four Thirds
Camera Flash
Guide Number (m / ISO 100)
Flash Modes
Fill-in mode, rear curtain sync, slow synchro, auto mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction
Red-Eye Reduction
AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation
Viewfinder Type
Electronic - OLED
Viewfinder Color Support
Viewfinder Resolution
3,680,000 pixels (1280 x 960 x 3)
Optical Viewfinder Field Coverage
Optical Viewfinder Magnification
Optical Viewfinder Dioptric Correction Range
-4 to +3
Auto eye sensor
3.2" LCD display
Display Format
1,620,000 pixels
Display Form Factor
Touch Screen
Display Features
Display brightness control, display color control, display contrast control, display saturation control, Touch AF
Microphone Operation Mode
Microphone Features
Wind noise reduction
Connector Type
USB 3.1 (24 pin Micro-USB-C) HDMI output (19 pin HDMI Type A) Microphone (mini-phone 3.5 mm) Remote control (sub-mini phone 2.5 mm) Headphones (mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm)
Included Accessories
Battery charger, body cap, shoulder strap, USB cable, sync terminal cover, cable holder, hot shoe cap
Body Material
Magnesium alloy
Splashproof, freezeproof, dust-resistant
Battery Type
Panasonic DMW-BLF19 lithium ion - manufacturer-specific
1 x Panasonic DMW-BLF19 Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1860 mAh (included)
Battery Life Details
Photo shooting - 410 shots (LCD Monitor on) Photo shooting - 400 shots (EVF on)
Memory / Storage
Memory Card Slot
Dual SD card
Supported Memory Cards
SD Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDHC UHS-I Memory Card, SDXC UHS-I Memory Card
Image Storage
5184 x 3888 5184 x 3456 5184 x 2920 3712 x 2784 3712 x 2480 3840 x 2160 2624 x 1968 2624 x 1752 1920 x 1080 3888 x 3888 2784 x 2784 1968 x 1968 4992 x 3744 - 6K PHOTO 5184 x 3456 - 6K PHOTO 3328 x 2496 - 4K PHOTO 3504 x 2336 - 4K PHOTO
Environmental Parameters
Min Operating Temperature
14 °F
Max Operating Temperature
104 °F
Humidity Range Operating
10 - 80%