dPanasonic Lumix GH5

by Ching-Wan Yip

Last Updated: April 11, 2017 2:03 PM

First published: April 6, 2017

http://www.panasonic.com/global/consumer/lumix/lumix-gh5.html, http://shop.panasonic.com/cameras-and-camcorders/cameras

video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2w7T2g8cZWs, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JPxKZ2MWgdI, channel https://www.youtube.com/user/PanasonicLumixVideo/videos

Japan - http://panasonic.jp/dc/g_series/gh5/

Brochure (Japanese) - http://panasonic.jp/catalog/ctlg/gh5/book.html , http://panasonic.jp/catalog/ctlg/gh5/gh5.pdf, professioanl movie catalog - http://panasonic.jp/catalog/ctlg/gh5_m/book.html, system chart - http://panasonic.jp/dc/g_series/pdf/gh5_system_chart.pdf

UK - https://www.panasonic.com/uk/consumer/cameras-camcorders/lumix-g-compact-system-cameras/dc-gh5.html

no new G-series system chart like the old GH2 (2011) GH4 (Japanese 2015) ones (yet?) http://www.panasonic-la.com/avc/lumix/systemcamera/gms/pdf/g_series_system_chart.pdf

advanced operating manual - ftp://ftp.panasonic.com/camera/om/dc-gh5_en_adv_om.pdf, basic operating manual - ftp://ftp.panasonic.com/camera/om/dc-gh5_en_om.pdf, 6K/4K quick guide - ftp://ftp.panasonic.com/camera/om/dc-gh5_mul_qg.pdf, http://panasonic.jp/catalog/ctlg/gh5_m/gh5_m.pdf

official announcement: 2017/01/04 - http://shop.panasonic.com/about-us-latest-news-press-releases/01042017-GH5-DSLM.html

available: 2017/03/30, 2017/03/23 Japan

DC-GH5KBODY $1999.99, DC-GH5L kit?

DC-GH5M Japan with LUMIX G VARIO 12-60mm / F3.5-5.6 ASPH. / POWER O.I.S.(H-FS12060), 1ZE4Z260Z lens hood 1ZE4Z260Z lens cap VFC4605 lens rear cap


media responeses around CES 2017


autofocus issues

no 120fps like DVX200 - http://www.hispeedcams.com/panasonic-gh5-released-specs-omit-120fps/, http://www.hispeedcams.com/panasonic-dvx200-4k-will-do-120fps/

400Mbps ALL-Intra recording firmware upgrade in summer - http://www.43rumors.com/ft5-gh5-will-record-400mbps-after-firmware-upgrade-in-late-2017/

hardware - https://www.cinema5d.com/the-hardware-of-the-panasonic-gh5-an-interview-with-panasonics-m-uematsu/, https://www.ephotozine.com/article/see-inside-the-panasonic-lumix-gh5-30729 (inside, huge heat sink - "heat dispersion unit")

B&H discussion panel - live stream - https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/promotion/12866/panasonic-gh5.html twitter feed 30 Q&A - https://www.bhphotovideo.com/explora/photography/features/30-panasonic-gh5-question-and-answer-highlights-our-askbh-twitter-feed


model number feature focal f/stop IS optics
H-NS043 LEICA DG NOCTICRON  42.5mm f1.2 power OIS Asp
H-X015K LEICA DG SUMMILUX  15mm f1.7 Asp
H-X025 LEICA DG SUMMILUX  25mm f1.4 Asp
H-ES045 LEICA DG ELMAR 45mm f2.8 mega OIS Asp
H-X012 LEICA DG SUMMILUX  12mm f1.4 Asp
L-X025 LEICA DG SUMMILUX  25mm f1.4 Asp
H-ES12060 LEICA DG ELMAR 12-60mm f2.8-4.0 power OIS Asp
H-RS100400 LEICA DG ELMAR 100-400mm f4.0-6.3 power OIS Asp
H-HS12035 X 12-35mm f2.8 power OIS Asp
H-PS14042S X 14-42mm f3.5-5.6 power OIS Asp
H-HS35100 X 35-100mm f2.8 power OIS 2ED/UED IF
H-PS45175K X 45-175mm f4.0-5.6 power OIS Asp
H-F008 8mm f3.5 ED
H-H014AK II 14mm f2.5 Asp
H-H020AK II 20mm f1.7 Asp
H-H020A II 20mm (s) f1.7 Asp
H-H020AS II 20mm (s) f1.7 Asp
H-HS030 30mm f2.8 mega OIS Asp
H-HS43K 42.5mm f1.7 power OIS Asp
H-F007014 7-14mm f4.0 Asp
H-FS12032K 12-32mm f3.5-5.6 mega OIS Asp
H-FS1442AKA II 14-42mm f3.5-5.6 mega OIS Asp
H-FS014042 14-42mm f3.5-5.6 mega OIS Asp
H-FS014045 14-45mm f3.5-5.6 mega OIS Asp
H-FS35100K 35-100mm f4.0-5.6 mega OIS Asp
H-FS14140AK 14-140mm f3.5-5.6 power OIS Asp
H-FS14140 14-140mm (s) f3.5-5.6 power OIS Asp
H-VS014140 HD 14-140mm f4.0-5.8 mega OIS Asp
H-FS45150AK 45-150mm f4.0-5.6 mega OIS Asp
H-FS045200 45-200mm f4.0-5.6 mega OIS Asp
H-FS100300 100-300mm f4.0-5.6 mega OIS ED
H-FT012 3D 12.5mm f12
H-H025K 25mm f1.7 Asp
H-FS12060 12-60mm f3.5-5.6 power OIS Asp
H-HSA12035 II - Pro 12-35mm f2.8 power OIS Asp
H-HSA35100 II - Pro 35-100mm f2.8 power OIS Asp
H-FSA45200 II 45-200mm f4.0-5.6 power OIS 3UED
H-FSA100300 II 100-300mm f4.0-5.6 power OIS ED