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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 Digital Camera

PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended Techradar Recommended photoreview.com.au Editor's Choice CNET.co.uk Editor's Choice
MILC 12.1MP Live MOS Jun 2014
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Ten Industry Awards

This Panasonic digital camera received a "Highly Recommended" from Ephotozine, PhotographyBlog.com, Lydogbilde.no and Ljudochbild.se all of whom decided that this Panasonic camera was very good.

Three other expert review sites all said that this Panasonic camera was brilliant and gave it their highest award. CNET.co.uk, Photoreview.com.au and Log.com.tr all gave this camera an "Editor's Choice" award.

The writers at two other expert review sites both concluded that they would recommend this camera. Techradar and Tbreak.ae both gave this Panasonic camera a "Recommended" award.

One additional expert review site decided that this SLR digital camera was good. 01net.com gave this Panasonic digital camera a "4 Star" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

Thirty-five experts from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com and Ephotozine have rated this camera on average 80%.

Good Quality Pictures

A few people considered that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 was able to produce good images. Techradar.com wrote “The low price makes the Panasonic GF5 one of the best compromises on the market between compact size and high image quality” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 review. Four years ago T3.com gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and said “Shooting with that smartphone or pocket cam? Easing us gently into the world of interchangeable lens cameras with physically larger sensors – both features promoting better image qu” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 review. Also four years ago Photoreview.com.au wrote “The GF5 represents a relatively minor upgrade to the GF3, despite its new 12-megapixel Live MOS sensor and improved image processor” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 review and gave it a score of 4 stars.

Several Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 owners who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good picture resolution. Photoanswers.co.uk said on expert website Photo Answers.co.uk “£499 (with 14-42mm lens) Effective resolution” in their review of this digital camera and rated the product 4 stars.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 reviewer who reviewed it thought it had a good image sensor. Asia.cnet.com wrote “The Lumix comes with a newly-developed 12-megapixel image sensor coupled with an improved Venus Engine image processor”.

One customer thought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 was good in low light. Cnet.co.uk wrote on expert review site CNET.co.uk “It does a great job of rendering a high level of detail under all lighting conditions and its low light performance is particularly impressive”.

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Good Size

A few Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 reviewers who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was compact. Expert website Whatdigitalcamera.com mentioned “A conventional numbering system would dictate that a GF4 should succeed the GF3 in Panasonic's Compact System Camera (CSC) line-up, although no such camera was released”. Whatdigitalcamera.com also said “The GF5 continues to embody the true meaning of what it is to be a Compact System C”. Whatdigitalcamera.com also said “Easy to use interchangeable lens camera - indeed it's our current consumer Compact System Camera of the Year”.

Some Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 owners considered that it was lightweight. Cnet.com.au scored it 4 stars and mentioned on expert website CNET.com.au “The GF5 is a very compact and lightweight entry point into the world of interchangeable lens cameras (ILCs” in their review.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 reviewer wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was thin. One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was a good body shape.

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Easy to Use

Several Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 reviewers who purchased the product reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. Ephotozine.com said “The addition of improved effects, menus systems” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5. Digitalversus.com mentioned in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 review on expert review site Digital Versus “The most immediately visible update when handling the GF5 is perhaps the full touchscreen menus”. Digitalversus.com also said “Picture quality has been enhanced at high-sensitivity settings”.

Several Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 reviewers wrote that the product was easy to use. Four years ago expert review site Goodgearguide.com.au mentioned “The DMC-GF1, got a warm reception from enthusiasts that loved its lightweight body, intuitive controls and menu layout” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 review and rated it 70 out of 100. Digitalversus.com said in their review of this digital camera on Digital Versus “The Lumix GF5 is a pleasant and consistent camera to use”.

Two Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 owners who purchased it agreed that it had a good interface. Cnet.com said on expert website CNET.com “Powerful interface”. Expert review site Techradar.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Panasonic has seen great success with the Lumix GF3, with its small size and beginner-friendly user interface appealing to a wide variety of users”.

One customer who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Expert website Ephotozine.com wrote “The camera feels more comfortable to hold and the improved metal button”. One person mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to handle. Digitalversus.com wrote in their review “Handling has improved thanks to the reworked interface”.

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Panasonic Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

We checked 7,426 owner and expert reviews for Panasonic digital cameras and found that on average Panasonic has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Panasonic has good ratings specifically for its SLR digital cameras.

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Good Product Quality

Some Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 reviewers who bought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 reckoned that it was good quality. Expert website Smh.com.au said in their review of this digital camera “It is intended to appeal to customers wanting better image quality from a fully” . Digitalversus.com said on expert review site Digital Versus “While picture quality has been improved”. Expert review site Tbreak.ae scored it 80 out of 100 and wrote “It has excellent image quality and low light performance that even with the problems mentioned above i” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5.

Good Technical Features

Several customers mentioned in their reviews that it had good features. Ephotozine.com scored this digital camera 5 stars and wrote in their review of this digital camera “It features a high resolution screen, improved AF performance, 14 creative effects, enhanced noise performance”.

Good Quality Lens

Three customers who bought this digital camera thought it had a good lens.

One person who bought this digital camera reckoned that it had a good autofocus. Four years ago Hardwarezone.com.my mentioned in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 review “Panasonic's strength has always been in making user-friendly cameras and that focus should be applauded (believe it or not, user-friendliness doesn't seem to always be a priority for camera companies”.

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Nice Design

A few Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it was a good design. Expert review site Photoreview.com.au mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The body design has been refined and is slightly more angular with a larger, rubber-clad grip”. Four years ago Pocket-Lint.com wrote on expert review site Pocket Lint “The similarity is instantly recognisable from the distinctive design” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 review.

One person who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was good looking. Expert review site Photographyblog.com mentioned “The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 is a new compact system camera aimed firmly at frustrated compact owners who want a faster, better performing camera that's still small and stylish”.

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Robust

One person wrote in their reviews that the product was well made. Ephotozine.com gave it a rating of 5 stars and wrote in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 review on expert website Ephotozine four years ago “Built in scene modes with guides for beginners are a useful addition for beginners”.

One person who bought it considered that it was strong and durable.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two customers agreed that the product had a good screen.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 reviewer concluded that it was mirrorless. Three years ago expert website Mobilephonereviewss.com mentioned “The Panasonic Lumix GF5 is an ideal mirrorless camera for someone wanting to upgrade from a point”.

Acceptable Noise Level

Some people wrote in their reviews that it was noisy.

Good Support

One customer who reviewed the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 reckoned that it had good technical guidance. Expert review site Techradar.com/au/ said “Buying Guide Best DSLR” in their review of this digital camera and gave the product a score of 4 stars.

Reasonably Priced

One person who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was good value for money. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned on expert website Expert Reviews “The slim lens raises the price too much for what is ultimately a point-and-shoot camera” yet they gave the product a rating of 60 out of 100.

4/3"" Optical Sensor Size

The biggest optical sensor size of the Lumix DMC-GF5 is 4/3"". That's over three times the optical sensor size of a 1/2.3"" digital camera, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size. 17.30 x 13.00mm.

A 4/3"" optical sensor size is in fact the best optical sensor size amongst all cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-GF5.

Amongst comparable types of digital camera the worst optical sensor size is 1/4"".

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3D Compatible

Unlike most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age which are not 3D compatible, the Lumix DMC-GF5 is 3D compatible.

We compared all the other 3D compatible cameras to this camera and we think the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2[plb_584440_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

Like most of the other SLR digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF5, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 supports video recording.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 supports Full HD video. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF5 also support Full HD video.

We compared all the other digital cameras which support Full HD video to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2[plb_584440_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Lumix DMC-GF5 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other SLR digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon D750[plb_2497138_price] is also worth considering.

Cameras with a better memory card type that might be worth looking at include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1[plb_1663553_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC).

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Very Light

SLR digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-GF5 have weights of between 230g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 630g. With a weight of only 432 grams, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 is quite light compared to most of the other SLR digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Supports Three Image Formats

The Lumix DMC-GF5 has a greater number of supported image formats than most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-GF5. The image formats "MPO" and "RAW" are also supported by this digital camera.

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Electrical Viewfinder

Most compact cameras do not have enough space to accommodate an optical viewfinder and use the display screen on the back as an electrical viewfinder.

An electrical viewfinder is in fact the best viewfinder amongst all SLR digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF5.

Amongst similar types of camera the worst viewfinder is Electronic.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This digital camera has an Electronic camera shutter, which is the most frequently found camera shutter on SLR digital cameras that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

The Lumix DMC-GF5 has one of the longest maximum camera shutter speeds (60 seconds) amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age. The average maximum camera shutter speed of cameras of a similar age and spec to the Lumix DMC-GF5 is 34s, and the maximum camera shutter speeds range from 15s to 130s.

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Very Light

The weights of SLR digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF5 range from 0.23kg to 240kg, and the average weight is 15kg. The Lumix DMC-GF5 is one of the lighter similar spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF5 (only 0.432 kilograms) amongst SLR digital cameras of this age.

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Has Four Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 is more than most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it. The most commonly found photo effect is Neutral, but this photo effect is not found on this camera. The photo effects Art, Black&White, Sepia and Vivid are also found on this Panasonic digital camera.

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Has Three Shooting Modes

The Lumix DMC-GF5 has a greater number of shooting modes than most digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. This digital camera has a Manual shooting mode, which is the most frequently found shooting mode found on cameras of this spec and age. The shooting modes "Movie" and "Scene" are also found on this camera.

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Has Two Image Editing Modes

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 has a greater number of image editing modes than most cameras that came out around the same time as it. This digital camera has a Rotating image editing mode, which is the most commonly found image editing mode found on cameras of a similar age and type to the Lumix DMC-GF5. The image editing mode "Trimming" is also found on this camera.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most commonly supported USB version on similar spec cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 640 x 480|1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many SLR digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

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Has Three Light Exposure Modes

The Lumix DMC-GF5 has a greater number of light exposure modes than most cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The most commonly found light exposure mode is Auto, but this light exposure mode is not found on this camera. The light exposure modes Aperture priority AE, Manual and Shutter priority AE are also found on this digital camera.

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Has a Mini HDMI Connector

The Lumix DMC-GF5 has a greater number of HDMI connector types than most cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This Panasonic camera has a Mini HDMI connector, which is the most frequently found HDMI connector found on SLR digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF5.

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Supports Ten ISO Speeds

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Lumix DMC-GF5 is more than most SLR digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. This camera supports a 100 ISO speed, which is the most commonly supported ISO speed supported by cameras of this spec and age. The ISO speeds "160", "200", "400", "800", "1600", "3200", "6400", "12800" and "Auto" are also supported by this Panasonic camera.

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Very Short

At only 66.6 millimeters, the Lumix DMC-GF5 is fairly short compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age. SLR digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF5 have heights of between 34mm and 160mm, and the average height is 99mm.

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Very Thin

The thinnest camera of this type and age is 29mm deep, the thickest is 130mm, and the average depth is 75mm. The Lumix DMC-GF5 is fairly thin (only 36.8 millimeters) compared to most of the other SLR digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF5.

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Narrow

The average width of digital cameras of this type and age is 140mm, and the widths range from 100mm to 300mm. At only 107.7 millimeters, the Lumix DMC-GF5 is very narrow compared to most of the other SLR digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF5.

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Features Four Auto Focus

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most cameras that are a comparable age to it. This Panasonic camera features a Single Auto Focus auto focus, which is the most frequently featured auto focus featured on SLR digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF5. The auto focus "Continuous Auto Focus", "Face detection" and "Flexible Spot Auto Focus" are also featured on this Panasonic digital camera.

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Supports Two Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Lumix DMC-GF5 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This camera supports a DCF 2 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by cameras of a similar spec and age to the Lumix DMC-GF5. The camera file system "Exif 2.3" is also supported by this Panasonic camera.

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Auto Focus

This digital camera has an Auto focus, which is the most frequently found focus on SLR digital cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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11 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a GPS

The Lumix DMC-GF5 does not have a GPS, although this is within the context that most of the other SLR digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-GF5 also do not have a GPS.

We think you might also be interested in other cameras which also have a GPS including the D3200[pl_1947140_price], or the D5200[pl_1829432_price] both from Nikon which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 does not support WiFi connectivity, although keep in mind that most of the other SLR digital cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-GF5 also do not support WiFi connectivity.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also support WiFi connectivity to this camera and we think the D3200[pl_1947140_price], the D5200[pl_1829432_price], or the D750[pl_2497138_price] all from Nikon which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

Most similar spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago are not waterproof. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 does not have an image stabiliser, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other cameras that were launched more than two years ago also do not have an image stabiliser.

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Quite Low Megapixel Count

The Lumix DMC-GF5 has a quite low megapixel count (only 12.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the Lumix DMC-GF5. The average megapixel count of cameras of this age and spec is 18MP.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 12.1MP digital cameras currently available including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2[plb_584440_price] which has better reviews.

If this SLR digital camera megapixel count is not high enough for you then you might want to look at the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1[plb_1663553_price] (16MP).

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Only Features Five Flash Modes

The Lumix DMC-GF5 has a greater number of flash modes than most SLR digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This digital camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the Lumix DMC-GF5. The flash modes "Forced off", "Forced on", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Only Supports One Audio Format

The number of audio formats supported by the Lumix DMC-GF5 is more than most SLR digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. The most frequently supported audio format is PCM, but this audio format is not supported by this Panasonic digital camera. The audio formats AAC are also supported by this camera.

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Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Lumix DMC-GF5 has a higher image resolution than most comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. This camera has a 4000 x 3000 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it have a 5184 x 3888 pixels maximum image resolution. The image resolution of all digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF5 ranges from 640 x 480 pixels to 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

The battery capacities of SLR digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF5 range from 720mAh to 2,300mAh, and the average battery capacity is 1,300mAh. The Lumix DMC-GF5 has a fairly small battery capacity (only 940 milliamperes * hour) compared to most of the other SLR digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 320 Shots Per Battery Charge

The Lumix DMC-GF5 is a digital camera that takes 320 shots shots per battery charge.

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length

Cameras that were released around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF5 have minimum focal lengths of between 4.5mm and 75mm, and the average minimum focal length is 27mm. At 28 millimeters, the Lumix DMC-GF5 has a fairly long minimum focal length compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the Lumix DMC-GF5.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Released Over Four Years Ago

This camera has been on the market for over four years.

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age.

If you are looking for a camera with a larger screen size then you might want to consider the Nikon Df[plb_1740408_price] (3.2") which is also higher rated.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Lumix DMC-GF5 has a pretty average digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF5.

We compared all the other 4x digital zoom digital cameras to this digital camera and we think the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2[plb_584440_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a bigger digital zoom then you might also want to look at the Sony NEX-6[plb_1609287_price] (14x) which also has a higher rating.

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a Live MOS sensor type, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar type and age to it.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Full-Frame Sensor Size
Total Megapixel Count
Image Stabilizer
Aspect Ratio
Design
Colour
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Extra / Smart Zoom
Lens Structure
Lens Mount Interface
Aspheric Element
Filter Size
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Auto Exposure Lock
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Sync-Speed
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Wind Filter
Voice Recording
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Display Aspect Ratio
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI Port
HDMI Connector
USB Version
Camera
3D Compatible
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Self-Timer
Calendar
Multi Burst Mode
Playback Mode
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Lens Weight
Lens Length
Lens Diameter
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Operating System/software
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
AC Adapter Included
Included Cable
Battery Included
Technical Details
Built-In Speaker
Neck Strap
Networking
Certificates
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Special Features

10 Awards

PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended Techradar Recommended photoreview.com.au Editor's Choice CNET.co.uk Editor's Choice tbreak.ae Recommended 01net.com 4 Star log.com.tr Editor's Choice ljudochbild.se Especially Recommended Lydogbilde.no Especially Recommended 5 Star

Expert Reviews

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The Panasonic Lumix GF5 is an ideal mirrorless camera for someone wanting to upgrade from a point and shoot, but does not want the heft of a DSLR. Two intelligent auto modes, 14 creative filters,... Read more…

29 April 2013

The Panasonic Lumix GF5 is an ideal mirrorless camera for someone wanting to upgrade from a point and shoot, but does not want the heft of a DSLR. Two intelligent auto modes, 14 creative filters,...

Street price: £499 (with 14-42mm lens) Effective resolution: 12.1MP Sensor type: Live MOS ISO range: 160-12,800 (extended) Lens mount: Micro Four Thirds File format: RAW, JPEG and MPO (when...

29 November 2012

The next updates, in the GF2 and GF3, cut down the camera's size considerably, albeit by sacrificing simple dial-and-button controls. The latest model, the LUMIX DMC-GF5, is a further evolution of... Read more…

22 November 2012

Panasonic?s LUMIX GF5 completes the GF-series? transition from compact enthusiast to super-compact point-and-shoot mirrorless camera. It?s simple, newbie-friendly, and seriously small -- but...

30 October 2012

Thanks to the pairing of compact size and the flexibility of an interchangeable lens mount, mirrorless cameras have become increasingly popular over the last few years. If you pair the Panasonic... Read more…

18 October 2012

DateOctober 18, 2012 Read later This camera, with a 12-megapixel sensor, is Panasonic's latest entry model in its micro four thirds interchangeable lens range. It is intended to appeal... Read more…

18 October 2012

Panasonic Lumix GF5.Price: $700 with 14-42mm lensSmart alternative to a compactThe low-down: This camera, with a 12-megapixel sensor, is Panasonic's latest entry model in its micro four thirds...

11 October 2012

Compact cameras with interchangeable lenses are perfect for people who want DSLR quality without the bulk and complexity. They aren't cheap, however, and although they're smaller than DSLRs, most... Read more…

The G5 slid out of the review basket just as this baby fell in!Talk about comparing apples with oranges. More like comparing melons with mandarins. Or, sizewise, potatoes with peas.Incredibly... Read more…

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NX300 vs Lumix DMC-GF5

Samsung NX300 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5
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£ 499.99
Eleven More Awards
340MB Lower Minimum Hard Disk Space Requirement
Hugely Better Review from "Expert Reviews"
Hugely Better Review from T3.com
Smaller Digital Zoom
30s Shorter Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

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£ 449.99
Hugely Better Review from "Expert Reviews"
Hugely Better Review from Digit.in
Hugely Better Review from Digital Versus
Hugely Better Review from Les Numeriques.com
33.9mm Taller
A Lot Longer Minimum Focal Length

Lumix DMC-GM1 vs Lumix DMC-GF5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5
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£ 243.10
01net.com Review is Significantly Better
2x Thinner
Techradar.com/au/ Review is Significantly Better
Sixteen More Awards
Smaller Extra / Smart Zoom
One Hundred Less Shots Per Battery Charge
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