Today Panasonic India has finally launched the Panasonic GH5 in India, this camera was announced at CES 2017. The Lumix GH5 is the latest flagship model of LUMIX G DSLM cameras based on the Micro Four Thirds system standard. 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.
Panasonic says LUMIX GH5’s main structure is composed of a magnesium alloy, full die-cast front/rear frame. Secure construction and the sealing of every joint, dial, and button makes the camera not only splash/dust-proof but also freeze-proof down to -10 degrees Celsius.
LUMIX GH5 is capable of recording smooth, high precision 4k 60p/50p video recording and 4:2:2 10-bit 4K 30p/25p internal video recording. For connectivity, it includes Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity to offer a more flexible shooting experience and instant image sharing with easy operation.
LUMIX GH5 upgrades to a 20.3-megapixel digital live MOS sensor without a low-pass filter which combines with the new “Venus Engine”, achieving great picture quality in resolution, color reproduction, and noise reduction. The “Venus Engine” further empowers DFD (depth from defocus) technology, making it capable of ultra-high-speed digital signal processing at a maximum of 480 fps.
Features of Panasonic LUMIX GH5
- The LUMIX GH5 integrates Bluetooth 4.2 and Wi-Fi 5GHz (IEEE 802.11ac) connectivity to offer a more flexible shooting experience and instant image sharing with easy operation.
- The LUMIX GH5 is compatible with the new Battery Grip DMW-BGGH5. By using two batteries, one in the camera and the other in the grip, the DMW-BGGH5 extends the battery life for longer time shooting.
- The optionally available microphone adaptor DMW-XLR1 is a plug-in type adapter for XLR microphone to record high-quality stereo sound.
- To save power, the camera automatically enters sleep mode after detecting the eye is off the LVF sensor.
- Various shutter systems are available with the LUMIX GH5: A mechanical shutter with maximum 1/8000 sec, an electronic first curtain shutter with maximum 1/2000 sec which can be used with flash while suppressing the shutter shock, and an electronic shutter without shutter shock with maximum 1/6000 sec.
LUMIX GH5 Pricing
Panasonic LUMIX GH5 body is priced at Rs 143,990 and DC-GH5 kit with 12-60 mm F2.8-4.0 will be available for Rs 188,990.
Manish Sharma, President and CEO, Panasonic India and South Asia, said:
“With this addition, we will not only make it the foremost choice for the professional videographer, but will also appeal to a wider market of photography enthusiasts looking for a highly capable camera that can shoot great stills and movie footage”.