Panasonic GM5

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The GM5 is Panasonic's completely revised entry level m4/3 body, designed to be pocketable, now with an EVF.

  • Sensor: 16mp Live MOS (CMOS) Panasonic made sensor, no AA filter, 17.3 x 13mm (2x crop)
  • Mount:Micro 4/3 (m4/3)
  • Images: 4592x 3448 JPEG or 12-bit raw maximum, 5 fps max without continuous AF, 4 with (40 fps with electronic shutter), 7 image buffer with raw
  • Video: 1080P/60/50/50/25/24, 1080i/60/50, 720P/30/25, 480P/30/25, AVCHD video files or Motion JPEG with stereo Dolby Digital audio (Note that PAL area and NTSC area customers get only the options that make sense for their country)
  • Shutter:mechanical 60 sec to 1/16,000 sec, bulb max 120 seconds (1/30 to 1/16000 second for video)
  • Exposure:multi, center-weighted, spot metering, -5 to +5EV exposure compensation, 3-7 frame exposure bracketing, 5 white balance settings (plus Auto and Custom), ISO 200-25600, AUTO ISO, real-time histogram
  • Focus:23 point contrast detect, single point, multi-area, face detect, tracking, manual focus override, focus peaking, focus down to -4 EV
  • Display:3" 921k dot fixed touchscreen LCD, 1.2m dot EVF (.92x magnification)
  • Flash:external flash included (4m ISO 100 GN), 1/50 flash sync, hot shoe, red-eye reduction, slow sync, rear sync
  • Remote:no
  • Other Notable Features:level, four Fn buttons (two on display), WiFi, NFC, panorama mode, silent mode, interval shooting, optional grip
  • Cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Battery: BLH7 battery (220 shots CIPA)
  • Size: 3.9 x 2.4 x 1.4” (99 x 60 x 36mm) wide, tall, deep
  • Weight: 7.4 ounces (211g) includes battery and card
  • Colors:Silver, Black, White, Red
  • Price:US$900 kit (with 12-32mm lens)
  • Current Firmware: version 1.1 (February 2015)
  • Announced: September 16, 2014, ships November 2014

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