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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 Digital Camera

CNET.co.uk Editor's Choice Techradar Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended photoreview.com.au Editor's Choice
MILC 12.1MP Live MOS Jun 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
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34 Reasons For

Ten Industry Awards

Amongst cameras that have been around for more than two years, this MILC camera is one of the most highly awarded by expert review sites.

The reviewers at four expert review sites all thought that this camera was great. Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com both gave this digital camera a "Highly Recommended" award, it received an "Especially Recommended 5 Star" award from Lydogbilde.no and it received an "Especially Recommended" award from Ljudochbild.se.

The experts at three more expert review sites all decided that this MILC camera was fantastic and gave it their highest award. This camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from CNET.co.uk, Photoreview.com.au and Log.com.tr.

The editors of Techradar and Tbreak.ae both thought that concluded that they would recommend this camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The editor of one additional expert review site thought that this digital camera was good. 01net.com gave this Panasonic camera a "4 Star" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on thirty-five expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com and Ephotozine this camera has an overall expert rating of 80%.

Good Quality Pictures

Several Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 owners who purchased the product mentioned that it was able to produce good images. Techradar.com mentioned in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 review on expert website Techradar “The low price makes the Panasonic GF5 one of the best compromises on the market between compact size and high image quality”. Five years ago expert website T3.com 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. Photoreview.com.au wrote in the same month “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.

A few Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 owners who reviewed it considered that it had a good picture resolution. Expert website Photoanswers.co.uk said “£499 (with 14-42mm lens) Effective resolution” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 review.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 owner who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good image sensor. Expert website Asia.cnet.com mentioned “The Lumix comes with a newly-developed 12-megapixel image sensor coupled with an improved Venus Engine image processor”.

One person said in their reviews that it was good in low light. Cnet.co.uk wrote on 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” and gave the product an excellent rating.

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Good Size

Several Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 owners said in their reviews that it was compact. Whatdigitalcamera.com gave the product a score of 4 stars and said in their review on expert review site What Digital Camera “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 mentioned “The GF5 continues to embody the true meaning of what it is to be a Compact System C”. Whatdigitalcamera.com also mentioned “Easy to use interchangeable lens camera - indeed it's our current consumer Compact System Camera of the Year”.

A number of people considered that it was lightweight. Five years ago Cnet.com.au wrote on expert review site CNET.com.au “The GF5 is a very compact and lightweight entry point into the world of interchangeable lens cameras (ILCs”.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 reviewer said in their reviews that this digital camera was thin.

One person who bought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 reckoned that it was a good body shape. Expert review site Photoreview.com.au gave it a rating of 4 stars and wrote “The body design has been refined and is slightly more angular with a larger, rubber-clad grip”.

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Easy to Use

A number of people concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Five years ago Ephotozine.com gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars and said “The addition of improved effects, menus systems”. Digitalversus.com gave the product a score of 4 stars and mentioned on Digital Versus “The most immediately visible update when handling the GF5 is perhaps the full touchscreen menus” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5. Digitalversus.com also wrote “Picture quality has been enhanced at high-sensitivity settings”.

Several customers concluded that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 was easy to use. Goodgearguide.com.au said on Good Gear Guide.com.au “The DMC-GF1, got a warm reception from enthusiasts that loved its lightweight body, intuitive controls and menu layout” in their review of this digital camera. Digitalversus.com mentioned “The Lumix GF5 is a pleasant and consistent camera to use” and rated the product 4 stars.

Two Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 reviewers agreed that the product had a good interface. Cnet.com wrote on expert review site CNET.com “Powerful interface”. Techradar.com wrote “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 the product thought it was comfortable and easy to hold. Five years ago Ephotozine.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “The camera feels more comfortable to hold and the improved metal button”.

One person thought this digital camera was easy to handle. Expert website Digitalversus.com wrote in their review “Handling has improved thanks to the reworked interface”.

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Panasonic Cameras Have Good Reviews

We checked 4,645 owner and expert reviews for Panasonic cameras and found that on average Panasonic has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Panasonic has good reviews specifically for its MILC digital cameras.

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Good Product Quality

A few customers said in their reviews that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 was good quality. Expert website Smh.com.au mentioned in their review of this digital camera “It is intended to appeal to customers wanting better image quality from a fully”. Digitalversus.com mentioned in their review “While picture quality has been improved”. Tbreak.ae rated this digital camera 80 out of 100 and said in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 review “It has excellent image quality and low light performance that even with the problems mentioned above i”.

Good Technical Features

A few people who bought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 reckoned that it had good features. Ephotozine.com wrote in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 review “It features a high resolution screen, improved AF performance, 14 creative effects, enhanced noise performance” and gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars.

Good Quality Lens

Several people who purchased the product considered that it had a good lens.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 reviewer who bought it considered that it had a good autofocus. Expert website Hardwarezone.com.my mentioned in their 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 reviewers who bought the product considered that it was a good design. Pocket-Lint.com said on expert review site Pocket Lint “The similarity is instantly recognisable from the distinctive design”.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking. Photographyblog.com said “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 customer reckoned that it was well made. Ephotozine.com said “Built in scene modes with guides for beginners are a useful addition for beginners” in their review. One person mentioned in their reviews that it was strong and durable.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

A number of Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 owners said in their reviews that the product had a good screen.

One person concluded that it was mirrorless. Expert website Mobilephonereviewss.com wrote “The Panasonic Lumix GF5 is an ideal mirrorless camera for someone wanting to upgrade from a point” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 review.

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Acceptable Noise Level

A few people mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was noisy.

Good Support

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 owner who bought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 mentioned that it had good technical guidance. Techradar.com/au/ scored it 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 “Buying Guide Best DSLR”.

Reasonably Priced

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 reviewer reckoned that it was good value for money. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned in their review “The slim lens raises the price too much for what is ultimately a point-and-shoot camera” .

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 supports video capability, which is unusual. Most of the other MILC digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF5 do not support video capability.

We compared all the other digital cameras which support video capability to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2[plb_584440_price], and the Olympus E-PL5 + M.ZUIKO ED 14‑42mm + M.ZUIKO ED 45mm[plb_1840381_price] is also worth considering.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

Like most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF5, the Lumix DMC-GF5 supports Full HD video.

It may also be worth considering one of the other digital cameras which support Full HD video currently available including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2[plb_584440_price], or the Olympus E-PL5 + M.ZUIKO ED 14‑42mm + M.ZUIKO ED 45mm[plb_1840381_price].

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other cameras of this spec and age, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 has a built-in flash.

Alternative digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2[plb_584440_price], or the Olympus E-PL5 + M.ZUIKO ED 14‑42mm + M.ZUIKO ED 45mm[plb_1840381_price].

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many 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 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 Lumix DMC-GF2[pl_584440_price], and the Lumix DMC-GF2[pl_584440_price] both from Panasonic or the Olympus E-PL5 + M.ZUIKO ED 14‑42mm + M.ZUIKO ED 45mm[plb_1840381_price] is also worth considering.

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The number of supported image formats on the Lumix DMC-GF5 is more than most MILC digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. This Panasonic digital camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by cameras of this type and age. The image formats supported "RAW" is also supported by this camera.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This camera has an Electronic camera shutter type, which is typical of many digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Stereo Audio System

This digital camera has a Stereo audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on MILC digital cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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Electrical Viewfinder Type

This digital camera has an Electrical viewfinder type, which is the most frequently found viewfinder type on digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. 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.

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Fairly Long Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

The Lumix DMC-GF5 has a very long slowest camera shutter speed (60 seconds) compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the Lumix DMC-GF5. The average slowest camera shutter speed of cameras of a similar age and type to the Lumix DMC-GF5 is 41s.

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Has Six White Balances

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 has a greater number of white balance modes than most cameras that came out around the same time as it. This Panasonic digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on cameras of a similar age and type to the Lumix DMC-GF5. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this camera.

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Has Four Photo Effectss

The number of photo effects found on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 is more than most MILC digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This camera has a Vivid photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on cameras of this age and spec. The photo effectss "Art", "Black&White" and "Sepia" are also found on this Panasonic camera.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Lumix DMC-GF5 has a 4000 x 3000 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most similar spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. Most MILC digital cameras that are a comparable age to it have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution(s). This camera also has a still image resolution(s) of 1696 x 960. The best still image resolution of all MILC digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF5 is 6000 x 4000 and the worst is 1024 x 768.

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Has Two Image Editings

The number of image editing modes found on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 is more than most MILC digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This Panasonic camera has a Rotating image editing, which is the most commonly found image editing found on digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Lumix DMC-GF5. The image editing "Trimming" is also found on this camera.

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Supports Eight ISO Sensitivitys

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Lumix DMC-GF5 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This camera supports a 200 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by MILC digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF5. The ISO sensitivitys "160", "400", "800", "1600", "3200", "6400" and "12800" are also supported by this digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

This camera supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480|1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported video resolutions on digital cameras of this type and age. 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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Supports One Camera File System

The Lumix DMC-GF5 has a greater number of camera file systems than most MILC digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. This camera supports a RAW camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by MILC digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-GF5.

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Features Four Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The Lumix DMC-GF5 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most MILC digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This Panasonic camera features a Continuous Auto Focus auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most frequently featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on MILC digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-GF5. The auto focusing (AF) modess "Face detection", "Flexible Spot Auto Focus" and "Single Auto Focus" are also featured on this camera.

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Supports Two Power Source Types

The Lumix DMC-GF5 has a greater number of power sources than most MILC digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. This camera supports a Battery power source type, which is the most frequently supported power source type supported by MILC digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-GF5. The power source type "USB" is also supported by this Panasonic camera.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is the most frequently found focus adjustment on digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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16 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the Lumix DMC-GF5, the Lumix DMC-GF5 does not support wi-Fi.

Alternative digital cameras which also support wi-Fi that you might also want to consider include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 + H-FS014042[plb_2013856_price], or the Samsung NX2000[plb_2085238_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Lumix DMC-GF5 do not have a GPS (satellite). The Lumix DMC-GF5 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS (satellite).

There are a number of alternative cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) which you might also want to consider including the NX[pl_2082510_price], or the NX300[pl_2096674_price] both from Samsung which is also higher rated.

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Not Waterproof

The Lumix DMC-GF5 is not waterproof, although it is worth noting that most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Lumix DMC-GF5 are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Lumix DMC-GF5 does not have an image stabilizer, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other MILC digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-GF5 also do not have an image stabilizer.

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Quite Low Megapixel

The Lumix DMC-GF5 has one of the lower megapixels (only 12.1 megapixels) amongst MILC digital cameras of this age. The average megapixel of digital cameras that came out more than two years ago is 18MP.

We compared all the other 12.1MP digital cameras 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.

If this camera megapixel is too low for you then you might also want to look at the Lumix DMC-GX7 + H-FS014042[pl_2013856_price] (16MP), or the Lumix DMC-GM5[pl_2547546_price] (16MP) both from Panasonic which also has a higher rating.

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Only Features Five Flash Modess

The Lumix DMC-GF5 has a greater number of flash modes than most comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on digital cameras of this age and type. The flash modess "Forced off", "Forced on", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Panasonic camera.

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Only One Number of Aspheric Elements

The Lumix DMC-GF5 is a one number of aspheric elements digital camera.

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Very Few Total Megapixels

With a total megapixels of only 13.06 megapixels, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 has one of the less total megapixelss amongst comparable spec cameras of this age. The least total megapixels of cameras of this age and spec is 12MP and the most is 48MP.

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Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 has a 4000 x 3000 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most cameras of this age and type. Most cameras of a comparable age and type to it have a 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution.

A 4000 x 3000 pixels maximum image resolution is in fact the worst image resolution across all digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

A 6000 x 4000 pixels maximum image resolution is the best image resolution across similar types of digital camera.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of MILC digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF5 is 680mAh, the biggest is 4,400mAh, 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 digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the Lumix DMC-GF5.

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Only 23 Auto Focus (AF) Pointss

Most comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF5 have between 11 and 246 auto Focus (AF) pointss, including the Lumix DMC-GF5 which has 23 auto Focus (AF) pointss.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

At only 32 gigabytes, the Lumix DMC-GF5 has a fairly small maximum memory card size compared to most of the other MILC digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF5. The average maximum memory card size of cameras of a similar type and age to the Lumix DMC-GF5 is 87GB.

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Quite High Minimum Hard Disk Space

With a minimum hard disk space of 450 megabytes, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 has one of the higher minimum hard disk spaces amongst MILC digital cameras of this age. Across all the cameras of a comparable type and age to the Lumix DMC-GF5 the minimum hard disk spaces range from 110MB to 2.1GB.

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Fairly Big Minimum RAM

Across all the digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Lumix DMC-GF5 the minimum RAMs range from 250MB to 520MB. With a minimum RAM of 512 megabytes, the Lumix DMC-GF5 has a quite big minimum RAM compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-GF5 the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 10mm to 42mm. At 28 millimeters, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 has a quite long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the Lumix DMC-GF5.

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Fairly Large Closest Focusing Distance

With a closest focusing distance of 0.3 meters, the Lumix DMC-GF5 has a fairly large closest focusing distance compared to most of the other cameras that were released around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF5. MILC digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-GF5 have closest focusing distances of between 0.05m and 0.3m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.22m.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this Panasonic camera was released.

4/3"" Optical Sensor Size

This camera has a 4/3" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on MILC digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. 17.30 x 13.00mm.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3" screen cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2[plb_584440_price], or the Olympus E-PL5 + M.ZUIKO ED 14‑42mm + M.ZUIKO ED 45mm[plb_1840381_price].

If you would prefer a camera with a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the NX300[pl_2096674_price] (3.31"), or the NX2000[pl_2085238_price] (3.7") both from Samsung which is also higher rated.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Lumix DMC-GF5 has a pretty standard digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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

If this camera digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Sony Alpha A5100[plb_2417436_price] (8x and higher rated), or the Olympus E-PL5 + M.ZUIKO ED 14‑42mm + M.ZUIKO ED 45mm[plb_1840381_price] (14x and higher rated).

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Average Weight

With a weight of 225 grams, the Lumix DMC-GF5 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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MOS Sensor Type

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

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Formats Supported
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels
Image Stabilizer Location
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Material
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Fixed Focal Length
Lens Type
Extra/Smart Zoom
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Lens Mount Interface
Number of Aspheric Elements
Number of Diaphragm Blades
Filter Size
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Focus Adjustment
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Sync-Speed
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Wind Filter
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Audio System
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Display Aspect Ratio
Viewfinder
Magnification
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
Connection to PC
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
3D
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Calendar
Multi-Shot
Histogram
Image Editing
Camera File System
Live View
Tripod Mountable
Multi Burst Mode
Camera Playback
Saturation Adjustment
Contrast Adjustment
Direct Printing
Brightness Adjustment
Scene Modes
Languages Support
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Lens Weight
Lens Length
Lens Diameter
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Capacity
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Voltage
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Linux Operating Systems Supported
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Minimum Processor
Minimum RAM
Minimum Hard Disk Space
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Bundled Software
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Hand Strap
Quick Start Guide
Wrist Strap Included
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Bluetooth
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Weight
Interface
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Aperture Range (F-F)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Ports Quantity
On/off Switch
Effective Sensor Resolution
Camera Shutter Speed
Lens System
Digital SLR
Technical Details
Built-In Speaker(s)
Self-Timer
Neck Strap

10 Awards

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

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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