Panasonic GH5 II

bythom gh5ii

The fifth-and-a-half update of the favorite m4/3 video+stills camera. Body is weather sealed (splash, dust, freeze-proof).

  • Sensor
    • 20.3mp MOS sensor (Sony IMX272)
    • 17.3 x 13mm (2x crop, m4/3)
    • electronic shutter
    • sensor-based IS (five axis, 6.5 stops CIPA)
    • no low pass filter
    • new anti-reflective coating
  • Mount: Micro 4/3 (m4/3)
  • Images: 
    • 5184 x 3888 pixel JPEG
    • 12-bit raw
    • 9 fps max (12 fps without tracking focus; special 4K and 6K photo burst modes to 60 fps at 8mp, 30 fps at 18mp) 
  • Video:  
    • 2160P/24/25/30 (4K) at 4:2:2 10-bit
    • 2160P/60/50 4:2:0 10-bit
    • 1080P/24/25/30/50/60
    • MOV, MP4, or AVCHD depending upon setting and user selection
    • audio is either LPCM or AAC depending upon setting
    • bit rate ranges from 17Mbps to 200Mpbs
    • 2 Cinelike gamma presets, V-Log L
    • Live streaming ability
    • 2-gain microphone pre-amp
    • headphone monitoring
    • SMPTE time code
    • waveforms/vectorscopes
    • zebras/focus peaking
    • color bars and tone
  • Shutter: 
    • mechanical 60 sec to 1/8,000 sec, bulb (tested to 200k activations)
    • electronic front curtain (60 sec to 1/2000)
    • silent electronic mode available from 1 to 1/16,000
  • Exposure: 
    • multi, center-weighted, spot metering
    • -3 to +3EV exposure compensation
    • 5 white balance settings (plus Auto and Custom)
    • ISO 200-25600, plus extended 100, AUTO ISO
  • Focus: 
    • 225 point contrast detect (240 fps) with DFD
    • single point, multi-area, zone, face detect, tracking, manual focus override
    • focus peaking, focus stacking
  • Display: 
    • 3" 1.84m dot OLED LCD (RGBW),
    • Fully articulating
    • touch-sensitive
  • Viewfinder: 
    • 3.7m dot EVF
    • 0.76x magnification
    • 21mm eyepoint
    • -4 to +3 diopter adjustment
  • Flash: 
    • no built in flash
    • hot shoe
    • 1/250 flash sync
    • red-eye reduction, slow sync, rear sync
  • Remote: optional DMW-RSL1
  • Connectivity: 
    • Wi-Fi (802.11ac)
    • Bluetooth LE (4.2)
    • USB-C (3.1)
  • Major Accessories: 
    • DMW-BGGH5 Battery Grip (US$350)
    • DMW-XLR1 Audio Expansion Unit (US$400)
  • Cards: 
    • Dual SD, SDHC, SDXC slots
    • UHS-II support
    • USH-II Class U3 required
  • Battery: 
    • DMW-BLF19
    • 590 images, CIPA (up to 1000 images in power save setting)
    • USB charging and power
  • Size and Weight: 
    • 5.5" (138.5mm) wide
    • 3.9" (98.1mm) tall
    • 3.4" (87.4mm) deep
    • 25.6 ounces (725g) with cards and battery
  • Colors: Black
  • Price: US$1699
  • Current Firmware: 1.0
  • Announced: May 25, 2021

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