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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
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DP Review Silver PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Ephotozine Editor's Choice Pocket Lint Recommended
A fully featured and multi award winning MILC digital camera, with an Editor's Choice award from three expert review websites and 9 further awards from other expert sites
MILC 16MP 2.7x 4592 X 3448 Pixels Mar 2015
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 number 576 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
82 Reviews + 12 Awards
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Features
Fully-Featured
74
Age
3 Years Old
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has great expert reviews and great user reviews with 90% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received 12 awards including a "Recommended" award from Altomdata.dk plus two other sites and an "Editor's Choice" award from Reviewed.com plus two other sites. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Panasonic digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
Customers report excellent product quality, good lens quality and picture quality.
The Lumix DMC-GM5 has some great features:
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Optical image stabilisation may be available with some lenses
Higher than average maximum ISO sensitivity
Wide range of minimum aperture numbers depending on lens used

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

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Portrait Photography
Good
62
Landscape Photography
Good
41
Everyday Photography
Mediocre
68
Sports Photography
Good
93
Wildlife Photography
Excellent

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 Video Reviews

How Big is the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5?

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 is 98.5mm wide and 59.5mm tall. It is 36.1mm deep and weighs 70g.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 front dimensions
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 size in context

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

12 Industry Awards

This camera has received 12 awards from expert review sites.

This Panasonic camera received a "Recommended" award from websites Altomdata.dk, Pocket Lint and Camera Labs all of whom decided that this Panasonic digital camera was very good.

The experts at three additional expert review sites all said that this digital camera was remarkably good and gave it their highest award. This was from Reviewed.com, Photoreview.com.au and Ephotozine who gave it an "Editor's Choice".

The experts at two other expert review sites thought that this camera was very good. This Panasonic camera received a DP Review "Silver" award and the writer at review website PhotographyBlog.com conluded that they would highly recommend it and gave it a "Highly Recommended" award.

The authors at three other expert review sites all said that this digital camera was very good. This was from 01net.com, Digital Versus and Les Numeriques.com who gave it an "5 Star".

The expert at one more expert review site concluded that this camera was very good. This was from Camerastuffreviewcom who gave it an "Good Stuff".

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on 38 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, DP Review and Trusted Reviews this camera has an overall expert rating of 81 out of 100.

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Good Owner Reviews

This digital camera has an average owner rating of 89 out of 100 based on 44 owner reviews. Over 84% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 90% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report Excellent Product Quality

Six owners who purchased the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 wrote that it was good quality.

Panasonic Has Very Good Camera Reviews

We checked 13,199 user and expert reviews (including 3,558 verified purchases) for Panasonic digital cameras and found that on average Panasonic has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Panasonic camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Four people wrote in their reviews that the product had a good lens and two people who purchased it concluded that it had a good zoom.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Three owners agreed that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 was able to produce good images.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Two people who purchased this digital camera concluded that it was good value for money.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Two customers who purchased this digital camera thought it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two customers who purchased this digital camera concluded that it had a good screen.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Five owners agreed that it was well made.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Four people mentioned in their reviews that it was compact.

Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since March 2015.

Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 of 16MP is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 39% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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4592 X 3448 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Lumix DMC-GM5 is 4592 x 3448 pixels. That's 1% lower image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Lumix DMC-GM5 of 25,600 is higher than 90% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The ISO sensitivities (max) of cameras range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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Lighter Than Average

The weight of the Lumix DMC-GM5 of only 70g is very light compared to most other cameras. It is lighter than 99% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The lightest camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Lumix DMC-GM5 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Wide Range of Minimum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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Wide Range of Maximum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Lumix DMC-GM5 features flash exposure compensation, unlike 78% of cameras which do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Lumix DMC-GM5 has an external flash connector, unlike 86% of digital cameras which do not have an external flash connector.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 supports Wi-Fi. 69% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Lumix DMC-GM5 has a built-in speaker(s). 91% of cameras do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Display Diagonal

The Lumix DMC-GM5's display diagonal of 3" is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 48% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 220 Battery Life

Most cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Lumix DMC-GM5 which takes 220 battery life.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 of 4x is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 65% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 has an anti-dust function. 90% of cameras do not have an anti-dust function.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Lumix DMC-GM5 has a touchscreen. 83% of digital cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Panasonic camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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Supports Live View

The Lumix DMC-GM5 supports live view, unlike 83% of cameras which do not support live view.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Lumix DMC-GM5 of 921,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 67% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The display resolutions of cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic dmcgm5kk, panasonic dmcgm5kr, dmcgm5leg

Barcodes:

00885170226777, 00885170226784, 04549077315977, 04549077315984, 05025232805006, 05025232805013, 05025232805020, 05025232805044, 05025232805051, 05025232805068, 05025232805075, 05025232805105, 05025232805136

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