Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5

Released September, 2014
  • 15.8 MP
  • Four Thirds 17.3 x 13 mm CMOS
  • 3" LCD
8.5 Out of 10

Camera Rocket Review Our evaluation of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5

Image Quality

RAW image quality independent of lens

Lumix DMC-GM5
8.5
PEN E-PL5
8.9
DxOMark Low light, DxOMark Color depth and DxOMark Dynamic range

Focusing

How fast and easily does the camera nail focus

Lumix DMC-GM5
5.3
PEN E-PL5
5.4
focus points

Responsiveness

How much delay is there between you and your photo?

Lumix DMC-GM5
10.0
PEN E-PL5
10.0
OM-D E-M10
10.0
continuous shooting

Reviews

What do the experts think?

Lumix DMC-GM5
8.9
PEN E-PL5
9.5
Reviews from dpreview.com

8.5

Camera Rocket Score

Image Quality, Focusing, Responsiveness and Reviews

Lumix DMC-GM5
8.5
PEN E-PL5
8.9

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5

Low light image quality Highest ISO setting that still achieves great image quality

Lumix DMC-GM5
721 ISO
Nikon 1 J4
426 ISO
Nikon 1 J5
479 ISO

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

Lumix DMC-GM5
5.8 fps
Nikon 1 J5
60 fps
Nikon 1 J4
60 fps

Battery life How many photos per battery charge (CIPA)

Lumix DMC-GM5
220 photos
Alpha a6300
400 photos
PEN E-PL5
360 photos

Color depth The number of variations of color the camera can capture

Lumix DMC-GM5
22.1 bits
Nikon 1 J4
20.8 bits
OM-D E-M10
23.1 bits

Dynamic range Maximum range a camera can capture in one image from light to dark

Lumix DMC-GM5
11.7 ev
OM-D E-M10
12.5 ev
Nikon 1 J4
11.0 ev

Photo Gallery Wallpaper quality closeups of the camera

Reviews Word on the street for the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5

Specifications Full list of technical specs

sensor

Type CMOS
Megapixels 15.8 MP
Resolution 4592 x 3448
Size Four Thirds
Area 17.3 x 13 mm
Crop factor 2.1x
Pixel size 14.2 microns
Light sensitivity 100 ISO to 25,600 ISO

focus system

Type Contrast detection
Focus points 23
Supports continuous Yes

viewfinder

Viewfinder mirror None
Viewfinder Viewfinder
Type Electronic
Coverage 100%
Magnification 0.92x
Viewfinder size 0.44x

performance

Max continuous shooting 5.8 fps
Battery life 220 photos
Continuous shooting 5.8 fps

video

Video 1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps
Shoots video in 24p Yes
Shoots high speed video No
External mic jack None

display

Type LCD
Size 3"
Resolution 921 k dots
Has a touch screen Yes
Has a flip out screen No
Supports live view Yes

shutter

Min 60 s
Max 1/500 s

form factor

Size 99 x 60 x 36 mm
Thickness 36 mm
Weight 211 g
Is weather sealed No

features

Includes a GPS No
WiFi 802.11n
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