Panasonic Lumix GH5S Review

January 31, 2018 | Mark Goldstein |
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Specifications

TYPE Type Digital Single Lens Mirrorless camera
Recording media SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card/(Compatible with UHS-I/UHS-II UHS Speed Class 3 standard SDHC/SDXC Memory Cards and UHS-II Video Speed Class 60 standard SDXC Memory Cards)
Image sensor size 17.3 x 13.0 mm (in 4:3 aspect ratio)
Lens mount Micro Four Thirds mount
IMAGE SENSOR Type Live MOS Sensor
Total pixels 11.93 Megapixels
Camera effective pixels 10.28 Megapixels
Color filter Primary color filter
Dust reduction system Supersonic wave filter
IMAGE STABILIZATION SYSTEM -
RECORDING SYSTEM Recording file format Still image JPEG (DCF, Exif 2.31), RAW (14-bit / 12-bit)
4K PHOTO MP4 (H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio format: AAC (2ch))
Motion picture MOV: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC (Audio format: LPCM (2ch 48kHz/16-bit, 48kHz/24-bit*, 96kHz/24-bit*)) *When attaching DMW-XLR1 (sold separately)./MP4: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, H.265/HEVC (Audio format: LPCM (2ch 48kHz/16-bit), AAC (2ch))/AVCHD Progressive, AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Audio 2ch)
System frequency 59.94Hz, 50.00Hz, 24.00Hz
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2, 16:9, 1:1
Image quality RAW, RAW+Fine, RAW+Standard, Fine, Standard *RAW bit size is selectable from 14-bit or 12-bit.
Color Space sRGB, AdobeRGB
File size(Pixels) -Still Image 4:3 3680x2760(L) / 2592x1944(M) / 1824x1368(S) / 3328x2496(4K PHOTO)
3:2 3840x2560(L) / 2736x1824(M) / 1920x1280(S) / 3504x2336(4K PHOTO)
16:9 4016x2256(L) / 2816x1584(M) / 1920x1080(S) / 3840x2160(4K PHOTO)
1:1 2752x2752(L) / 1936x1936(M) / 1360x1360(S) / 2880x2880(4K PHOTO)
File size (Pixels) -Motion picture MOV** / *****-59.94Hz <[C4K]4096x2160>59.94p, 150Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)/<[C4K]4096x2160>29.97p, 150Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)/<[C4K]4096x2160>23.98p, 400Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit ALL-Intra) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)/<[C4K]4096x2160>23.98p, 150Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)/<[4K] 3840x2160>59.94p, 150Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)/<[4K] 3840x2160>29.97p, 400Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit ALL-Intra) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)/<[4K] 3840x2160>29.97p, 150Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)/<[4K] 3840x2160>23.98p, 400Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit ALL-Intra) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)/<[4K] 3840x2160>23.98p, 150Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)/<[Full HD] 1920x1080>59.94p, 200Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit ALL-Intra) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)/<[Full HD] 1920x1080>59.94p, 100Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)/<[Full HD] 1920x1080>29.97p, 200Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit ALL-Intra) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)/<[Full HD] 1920x1080>29.97p, 100Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)/<[Full HD] 1920x1080>23.98p, 200Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit ALL-Intra) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)/<[Full HD] 1920x1080>23.98p, 100Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)
MOV** / *****-50.00Hz <[C4K] 4096x2160>50.00p, 150Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)/<[C4K] 4096x2160>25.00p, 150Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)/<[4K] 3840x2160>50.00p, 150Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)/<[4K] 3840x2160>25.00p, 400Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit ALL-Intra) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)/<[4K] 3840x2160>25.00p, 150Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)/<[Full HD] 1920x1080>50.00p, 200Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit ALL-Intra) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)/<[Full HD] 1920x1080>50.00p, 100Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)/<[Full HD] 1920x1080>25.00p, 200Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit ALL-Intra) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)/<[Full HD] 1920x1080>25.00p, 100Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)
MOV** / *****-24.00Hz <[C4K] 4096x2160>24.00p, 400Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit ALL-Intra) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)/<[C4K] 4096x2160>24.00p, 150Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)/<[4K] 3840x2160>24.00p, 400Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit ALL-Intra) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)/<[4K] 3840x2160>24.00p, 150Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)/<[Full HD] 1920x1080>24.00p, 200Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit ALL-Intra) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)/<[Full HD] 1920x1080>24.00p, 100Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)
MP4** 59.94Hz <[C4K] 4096x2160>59.94p, 150Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM)/<[C4K] 4096x2160>29.97p, 150Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit LongGOP) (LPCM) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM)/<[C4K] 4096x2160>23.98p, 400Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit ALL-Intra) (LPCM)/<[C4K] 4096x2160>23.98p, 150Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit LongGOP) (LPCM) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM)/<[4K] 3840x2160>59.94p, 150Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM)/<[4K] 3840x2160>29.97p, 400Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit ALL-Intra) (LPCM)/<[4K] 3840x2160>29.97p, 150Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit LongGOP) (LPCM) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (AAC)/<[4K] 3840x2160>23.98p, 400Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit ALL-Intra) (LPCM)/<[4K] 3840x2160>23.98p, 150Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit LongGOP) (LPCM) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (AAC)/<[4K] 3840x2160>29.97p, 72Mbps (4:2:0 10-bit LongGOP) (AAC) (HEVC, HLG recording)/<[4K] 3840x2160>23.98p, 72Mbps (4:2:0 10-bit LongGOP) (AAC) (HEVC, HLG recording)/<[Full HD] 1920x1080>59.94p, 200Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit ALL-Intra) (LPCM)/<[Full HD] 1920x1080>59.94p, 100Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit LongGOP) (LPCM) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM)/<[Full HD] 1920x1080>29.97p, 200Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit ALL-Intra) (LPCM)/<[Full HD] 1920x1080>29.97p, 100Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit LongGOP) (LPCM) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM)/<[Full HD] 1920x1080>23.98p, 200Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit ALL-Intra) (LPCM)/<[Full HD] 1920x1080>23.98p, 100Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit LongGOP) (LPCM) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM)/<[Full HD] 1920x1080>59.94p, 28Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (AAC)/<[Full HD] 1920x1080>29.97p, 20Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (AAC)/<[Full HD] 1920x1080>23.98p, 24Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (AAC)
MP4** 50.00Hz <[C4K] 4096x2160>50.00p, 150Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM)/<[C4K] 4096x2160>25.00p, 150Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit LongGOP) (LPCM) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM)/<[4K] 3840x2160>50.00p, 150Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM)/<[4K] 3840x2160>25.00p, 400Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit ALL-Intra) (LPCM)/<[4K] 3840x2160>25.00p, 150Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit LongGOP) (LPCM) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (AAC)/<[4K] 3840x2160>25.00p, 72Mbps (4:2:0 10-bit LongGOP) (AAC) (HEVC, HLG recording)/<[Full HD] 1920x1080>50.00p, 200Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit ALL-Intra) (LPCM)/<[Full HD] 1920x1080>50.00p, 100Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit LongGOP) (LPCM) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM)/<[Full HD] 1920x1080>25.00p, 200Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit ALL-Intra) (LPCM)/<[Full HD] 1920x1080>25.00p, 100Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit LongGOP) (LPCM) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM)/<[Full HD] 1920x1080>50.00p, 28Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (AAC)/<[Full HD] 1920x1080>25.00p, 20Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (AAC)
MP4** 24.00Hz <[C4K] 4096x2160>24.00p, 400Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit ALL-Intra) (LPCM)/<[C4K] 4096x2160>24.00p, 150Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit LongGOP) (LPCM) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM)/<[4K] 3840x2160>24.00p, 400Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit ALL-Intra) (LPCM)/<[4K] 3840x2160>24.00p, 150Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit LongGOP) (LPCM) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM)/<[Full HD] 1920x1080>24.00p, 200Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit ALL-Intra) (LPCM)/<[Full HD] 1920x1080>24.00p, 100Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit LongGOP) (LPCM) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM)/<[Full HD] 1920x1080>24.00p, 24Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (AAC)
AVCHD Progressive**AVCHD** 59.94Hz <[Full HD] 1920x1080>59.94p, 28Mbps (LongGOP) (Dolby)/<[Full HD] 1920x1080>59.94i, 24Mbps (LongGOP) (Dolby) (Sensor output is 29.97fps)/<[Full HD] 1920x1080>59.94i, 17Mbps (LongGOP) (Dolby) (Sensor output is 59.94fps)/<[Full HD] 1920x1080>23.98p, 24Mbps (LongGOP) (Dolby)
AVCHD Progressive**AVCHD** 50.00Hz <[Full HD] 1920x1080>50.00p, 28Mbps (LongGOP) (Dolby)/<[Full HD] 1920x1080>50.00i, 24Mbps (LongGOP) (Dolby) (Sensor output is 25.00fps)/<[Full HD] 1920x1080>50.00i, 17Mbps (LongGOP) (Dolby) (Sensor output is 50.00fps)
Continuous recordable time (Motion picture)** AVCHD [FHD/60p]: Approx. 130 min (rear monitor), 130 min (LVF) with H-FS12060/AVCHD [FHD/60i]: Approx. 130 min (rear monitor), 130 min (LVF) with H-FS12060/MP4 [4K/60p]: Approx. 120 min (rear monitor), 120 min (LVF) with H-FS12060/MP4 [4K/30p]: Approx. 120 min (rear monitor), 110 min (LVF) with H-FS12060
Actual recordable time (Motion picture)** AVCHD [FHD/60p]: Approx. 65 min (rear monitor), 65 min (LVF) with H-FS12060/AVCHD [FHD/60i]: Approx. 65 min (rear monitor), 65 min (LVF) with H-FS12060/MP4 [4K/60p]: Approx. 60 min (rear monitor), 60 min (LVF) with H-FS12060/MP4 [4K/30p]: Approx. 60 min (rear monitor), 55 min (LVF) with H-FS12060
WIRELESS WiFi Wi-Fi2.4GHz (STA/AP) (IEEE802.11b/g/n)/Wi-Fi5GHz (STA) (IEEE 802.11a/n/ac)*5GHz Wi-Fi is not available in some countries./1-13, 36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60, 64, 100, 104, 108, 112, 116, 120, 124, 128, 132, 136, 140 ch
Bluetooth Bluetooth® v4.2 (Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE))
QR code connection / Password-less connection Yes / Yes (ON / OFF selectable)
VIEWFINDER Type OLED Live View Finder (3,680k dots)
Field of view Approx. 100%
Magnification Approx. 1.52x / 0.76x (35mm camera equivalent) with 50 mm lens at infinity; -1.0 m-1
Eye point Approx. 21 mm from eyepiece lens
Diopter adjustment -4.0 - +3.0 (dpt)
Eye sensor Yes
Display speed 120fps / 60fps
FOCUS Type Contrast AF system
DFD technology Yes
Post Focus Yes
Focus Stacking Yes
Focus mode AFS (Single) / AFF (Flexible) / AFC (Continuous) / MF
AF mode Face/Eye Detection / Tracking / 225-Area / Custom Multi / 1-Area / Pinpoint/(Full area touch is available) (Scalable AF frame size and flexible AF position)
AF detective range EV -5 - 18 (ISO100 equivalent)
AF assist lamp Yes
AF lock Yes (AF/AE LOCK button)
AF custom setting AF Sensitivity, AF Area Switching Sensitivity, Moving Object Prediction
Others One Shot AF, Shutter AF, Half Press Release, Quick AF, Continuous AF (during motion picture recording), Eye Sensor AF, AF+MF, MF Assist, Touch MF Assist, Focus Peaking, Touch AF/AE Function, Touch Pad AF, Touch Shutter
EXPOSURE CONTROL Light metering system 1,728-zone multi-pattern sensing system
Light metering mode Multiple / Center Weighted / Spot
Metering range EV0-18 (F2.0 lens, ISO100 equivalent)
Exposure mode Program AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual
ISO sensitivity (Standard Output Sensitivity) Still image: Auto / Intelligent ISO / 80* / 100* / 160 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 / 6400 / 12800 / 25600 / 51200 / 102400* / 204800* (Changeable to 1/3 EV step) *Extended ISO/Creative Video Mode: Auto / 80* / 100* / 160 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 / 6400 / 12800 / 25600 / 51200 / 102400* / 204800* (Changeable to 1/3 EV step) *Extended ISO
Dual Native ISO [Normal] Native ISO: 400, 2500/Auto: Auto / 80* / 100* / 160-51200 / 102400* / 204800* (VFR: Auto / 80* / 100* / 160-51200 / 102400* / 204800*) *Extended ISO/Low: Auto / 80* / 100* / 160-800 (VFR: Auto / 80* / 100* / 160-1250) *Extended ISO/High: Auto / 800-51200 / 102400* / 204800* (VFR: Auto / 1250-51200 / 102400* / 204800*) *Extended ISO
[V-LogL] Native ISO: 800, 5000/Auto: Auto / 320-25600 (VFR: Auto / 320-25600)/Low: Auto / 320-1600 (VFR: Auto / 320-2500)/High: Auto / 1600-25600 (VFR: Auto / 2500-25600)
[HLG] Native ISO: 800, 5000/Auto: Auto / 320-51200 / 102400* / 204800* *Extended ISO/Low: Auto / 320-1600/High: Auto / 1600-51200 / 102400* / 204800* *Extended ISO
Exposure compensation 1/3 EV step ±5EV (±3EV for motion picture)
AE lock Yes (AF/AE LOCK button)
WHITE BALANCE White balance AWB / AWBc / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / incandescent / Flash / White Set 1, 2, 3, 4 / Color temperature setting 1, 2, 3, 4
White balance adjustment Blue/Amber bias, Magenta/Green bias
Color temperature setting 2500-10000K in 100K
SHUTTER Type Focal-plane shutter
Shutter speed Still image: Bulb (Max. 30 minutes), 1/8,000 - 60/Electronic shutter: 1/16,000 - 1/Motion picture: 59.94Hz: 1/16,000 - 1/30, 50.00Hz: 1/16,000 - 1/25, 23.98Hz: 1/16,000 - 1/24 (When using Synchro Scan)
Shutter life Approx. 200,000 images
Self timer 10sec, 3 images / 2sec / 10sec
Remote control Remote control with Bulb function by DMW-RSL1 (sold separately)
BRACKET AE bracket 3, 5, 7 images in 1/3, 2/3 or 1 EV step, max. ±3 EV, single/burst
Aperture Bracket 3, 5 or all positions in 1 EV step
Focus Bracket 1 to 999 images, focus steps can be set in 10 levels
White balance bracket 3 exposures in blue/amber axis or in magenta/green axis, color temperature setting
BURST SHOOTING Burst speed [14-bit]/AFS/MF: H: 11 frames/sec, M: 6 frames/sec (with Live View), L: 2 frames/sec (with Live View) *When H-ES12060 is used./AFF/AFC: H: 7 frames/sec (with Live View), M: 5 frames/sec (with Live View), L: 2 frames/sec (with Live View) *When H-ES12060 is used./[12-bit]/AFS/MF: H: 12 frames/sec, M: 7 frames/sec (with Live View), L: 2 frames/sec (with Live View) *When H-ES12060 is used./AFF/AFC: H: 8 frames/sec (with Live View), M: 6 frames/sec (with Live View), L: 2 frames/sec (with Live View) *When H-ES12060 is used.
Number of recordable images More than approx. 80 images (when there are RAW files with the particular speed.)/More than approx. 600 images (when there are no RAW files and using a card with SD Speed Class with "UHS-II UHS Speed Class 3 (U3)".)/(depending on memory card size, battery power, picture size, and compression)
4K PHOTO** Burst speed 60 frames/sec, 30 frames/sec
Exif information Yes (Each JPEG image cropped out of the 4K burst file complies with EXIF.)
Marking function Yes (in 4K Burst (S/S) mode)
Loop rec function Yes (in 4K Burst (S/S) mode)
FLASH Flash type TTL External Flash (sold separately)
Flash Mode Auto*, Auto/Red-eye Reduction*, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off *For iA, iA+ only.
Synchronization speed Less than 1/250 second
Flash output adjustment 1/3EV step ±3EV
Flash synchronization 1st Curtain Sync, 2nd Curtain Sync.
Synchronization for flash dimming and exposure compensation Yes
Wireless control Yes (When using DMW-FL200L / FL360L / FL580L (sold separately)), Wireless Channel: 1ch/2ch/3ch/4ch
Flash sync socket Yes
REAR MONITOR Type TFT LCD monitor with static touch control
Monitor size Free-angle 3.2-inch (8.0cm) / 3:2 aspect
Pixels Approx. 1,620k dots
Filed of view Approx. 100%
Monitor adjustment Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Red-Green, Blue-Yellow
Anamorphic 4K mode (4:3) MP4** 59.94Hz <3328x2496>59.94p, 150Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM)/<3328x2496>29.97p, 400Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit ALL-Intra) (LPCM)/<3328x2496>29.97p, 150Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit LongGOP) (LPCM) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM)/<3328x2496>23.98p, 400Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit ALL-Intra) (LPCM)/<3328x2496>23.98p, 150Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit LongGOP) (LPCM) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM)
MP4** 50.00Hz <3328x2496>50.00p, 150Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM)/<3328x2496>25.00p, 400Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit ALL-Intra) (LPCM)/<3328x2496>25.00p, 150Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit LongGOP) (LPCM) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM)
MP4** 24.00Hz <3328x2496>24.00p, 400Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit ALL-Intra) (LPCM)/<3328x2496>24.00p, 150Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit LongGOP) (LPCM) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM)
MOV** / *****-59.94Hz <3328x2496>59.94p, 150Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)/<3328x2496>29.97p, 400Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit ALL-Intra) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)/<3328x2496>29.97p, 150Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)/<3328x2496>23.98p, 400Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit ALL-Intra) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)/<3328x2496>23.98p, 150Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)
MOV** / *****-50.00Hz <3328x2496>50.00p, 150Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)/<3328x2496>25.00p, 400Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit ALL-Intra) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)/<3328x2496>25.00p, 150Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)
MOV** / *****-24.00Hz <3328x2496>24.00p, 400Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit ALL-Intra) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)/<3328x2496>24.00p, 150Mbps (4:2:2 10-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio) / 100Mbps (4:2:0 8-bit LongGOP) (LPCM, High-Res Audio)
LIVE VIEW Digital zoom 2x, 4x
Extra Tele Conversion Still image: Max. 2x/Motion picture: 2.1x (FHD)
Other functions Level Gauge, Real-time Histogram, Guide Lines (3 patterns), Video Guide Line, Center Marker, Highlight display (Still image / motion picture), Zebra pattern (Still image / motion picture)
DIRECTION DETECTION FUNCTION Direction Detection Function Yes
FUNCTION BUTTON REC Wi-Fi / Q.MENU / Video Record / LVF/Monitor Switch / LVF/Monitor Disp. Style / AF/AE LOCK / AF-ON / Preview / One Push AE / Touch AE / Level Gauge / Focus Area Set / Zoom Control / 1 Shot RAW+JPG / 1 Shot Spot Metering / 1 Shot 4K PHOTO / Operation Lock / Dial Operation Switch / Destination Slot / Photo Style / Filter Select / Aspect Ratio / Picture Size / Quality / RAW Bit Size / AFS/AFF / Metering Mode / Burst Rate / 4K PHOTO / Self Timer / Bracket / Highlight Shadow / i. Dynamic / i. Resolution / Min. Shtr Speed / HDR / Shutter Type / Flash Mode / Flash Adjust. / Wireless Flash Setup / Ex. Tele Conv. / Digital Zoom / Stabilizer / 4K Live Cropping / Motion Pic. Rec Format / Motion Pic. Rec Quality / Variable Frame Rate / Picture Mode in Rec. / Synchro Scan / Time Code Display / Sound Rec Level Adj. / Mic. Directivity Adjust / HLG View Assist (HDMI) / Color Bars / WFM/Vector Scope / Anamorphic Desqueeze Display / HLG View Assist / LUT Monitor Display / LUT HDMI Display / Focus Transition / Silent Mode / Peaking / Histogram / Guide Line / Video Guide Line / Zebra Pattern / Monochrome Live View / Constant Preview / Live View Boost / Rec Area / Video-Priority Display / Step Zoom / Zoom Speed / Night Mode / Exposure Comp. / Sensitivity / White Balance / ON/OFF of each item in White Balance / ON/OFF of each item in Photo Style / AF Mode/MF / Rec/Playback Switch / Off / Restore to Default
PLAY Wi-Fi / LVF/Monitor Switch / Rec/Playback Switch / Slot Change / 4K PHOTO Play / Delete Single / Protect / Rating 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 / RAW Processing / 4K PHOTO Bulk Saving / Copy / Anamorphic Desqueeze Display / HLG View Assist / HLG View Assist (HDMI) / LUT Monitor Display / LUT HDMI Display / Night Mode / Off / Restore to Default
PHOTO STYLE Photo Style Standard / Vivid / Natural / Monochrome / L. Monochrome / Scenery / Portrait / Custom 1, 2, 3, 4 / Cinelike D / Cinelike V / Like709 / Hybrid Log Gamma* / V-LogL/*When Creative Video Mode is selected.
CREATIVE CONTROL Creative Control Expressive / Retro / Old Days / High Key / Low Key / Sepia / Monochrome / Dynamic Monochrome / Rough Monochrome* / Silky Monochrome* / Impressive Art / High Dynamic / Cross Process / Toy Effect / Toy Pop / Bleach Bypass / Miniature Effect** / Soft Focus* / Fantasy / Star Filter* / One Point Color / Sunshine*/*For photos only. **Not available in 4:2:2 10-bit video or C4K/4K video recording.
VARIABLE FRAME RATE 59.94Hz MOV/MP4(LPCM)/FHD/59.94p/2, 30, 56, 58, 60, 62, 64, 90, 120, 150, 180, 210, 240 fps/MOV/MP4(LPCM)/4K/29.97p, MOV/MP4(LPCM)/C4K/29.97p, AVCHD/FHD/29.97p/2, 15, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34, 45, 60 fps/MOV/MP4(LPCM)/FHD/29.97p/2, 15, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34, 45, 60, 75, 90, 105, 120, 135, 150, 165, 180, 195, 210, 225, 240 fps/MOV/MP4(LPCM)/4K/23.98p, MOV/MP4(LPCM)/C4K/23.98p, AVCHD/FHD/23.98p/2, 12, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 36, 48, 60 fps/MOV/MP4(LPCM)/FHD/23.98p/2, 12, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 36, 48, 60, 72, 84, 96, 108, 120, 132, 144, 156, 168, 180, 192, 204, 216, 228, 240 fps
50.00Hz MOV/MP4(LPCM)/FHD/50.00p/2, 25, 46, 48, 50, 52, 54, 75, 100, 125, 150, 200, 240 fps/MOV/MP4(LPCM)/4K/25.00p, MOV/MP4(LPCM)/C4K/25.00p, AVCHD/FHD/25.00p/2, 12, 21, 23, 25, 27, 30, 37, 60 fps/MOV/MP4(LPCM)/FHD/25.00p/2, 12, 21, 23, 25, 27, 30, 37, 50, 62, 75, 87, 100, 112, 125, 137, 150, 175, 200, 225, 240 fps
24.00Hz MOV/MP4(LPCM)/C4K/24.00p, MOV/MP4(LPCM)/4K/24.00p/2, 12, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 36, 48, 60 fps/MOV/MP4(LPCM)/FHD/24.00p/2, 12, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 36, 48, 60, 72, 84, 96, 108, 120, 132, 144, 156, 168, 180, 192, 204, 216, 228, 240 fps
MOTION PICTURE FUNCTION Master pedestal level 31 steps
Luminance level 8-bit: 0-255 / 16-235 / 16-255/10-bit: 0‒1023 / 64‒940 / 64‒1023
Wave form monitor / Vectorscope Selectable
LUT display LUT Monitor Display / LUT HDMI Display
Synchro scan Yes
Time code Count Up: Rec Run/Free Run selectable, Time Code Mode: Drop frame/Non-drop frame selectable (When system frequency [59.94Hz] is selected.)
SS/Gain operation Shutter Duration/ISO / Angle/ISO / Shutter Duration/dB
Color bars / 1kHz test tone Yes (SMPTE / EBU / ARIB) / Yes
Knee control Yes (in Like709 mode)
PLAYBACK Playback mode 30-thumbnail display, 12-thumbnail display, Calendar display, Zoomed playback (Max. 16x), Slideshow (All / Picture Only / Video Only, duration & effect is selectable), Playback Mode (Normal / Picture Only / Video Only), Protect, Rating, Title Edit, Face Recognition Edit, RAW Processing, 4K PHOTO Bulk Saving, 4K PHOTO Noise Reduction, Light Composition, Clear Retouch, Text Stamp, Copy, Resize, Cropping, Rotate, Video Divide, Time Lapse Video, Stop Motion Video, Rotation Display, Anamorphic Desqueeze Display, HLG View Assist, LUT Monitor Display, Picture Sort, Delete Confirmation, Creating Still Pictures from a Motion Picture
IMAGE PROTECTION / DELETE Protection Single / Multi or Cancel
Delete Single / Multi / All / Except Rating
PRINT PictBridge compatible
INTERFACE USB USB Type-C, SuperSpeed USB 3.1 Gen1
HDMI*** Monitor-through 4:2:2 10-bit (When [Rec Quality] is set to [4:2:2 10bit] or when [Rec Quality] is set to [C4K/60p]/[C4K/50p]/[4K/60p]/[4K/50p] and [4K/60p Bit Mode]/[4K/50p Bit Mode] is set to [4:2:2 10bit]. When [C4K/60p]/[C4K/50p]/[4K/60p]/[4K/50p] mode is selected in [Rec Quality], it is not possible to record motion picture or still picture on the SD memory card in the camera unit.)/4:2:2 8bit (When [Rec Quality] is set to [4:2:0 8bit], except for [C4K/60p]/[C4K/50p]/[4K 60p]/[4K/50p])/4:2:0 8bit (When [Rec Quality] is set to [C4K/60p]/[C4K/50p]/[4K/60p]/[4K/50p] and [4K/60p Bit Mode]/[4K/50p Bit Mode] is set to [4:2:0 8bit].)/Auto / 4K/30p/25p / 1080p / 1080i / OFF/Information display ON/OFF (selectable)/HLG View Assist (HDMI) AUTO / MODE1 / MODE2 / OFF (selectable)/Automatic down-conversion
Playback HDMI TypeA / VIERA Link, Audio: Stereo/59.94Hz: Auto / C4K/60p / C4K/30p / 4K/60p / 4K/30p / 1080p / 1080i / 720p / 480p/50.00Hz: Auto / C4K/50p / C4K/25p / 4K/50p / 4K/25p / 1080p / 1080i / 720p / 576p/24.00Hz: Auto / C4K/24p / 4K/24p / 1080p
Audio video output No
Remote input φ2.5mm for remote
External microphone / external audio device input φ3.5mm for external microphone / external audio device/MIC (Plug-in Power) / MIC / LINE is selectable./Stereo/Lens Auto/Shotgun/Super Shotgun/Manual is selectable when attaching DMW-MS2 (sold separately).
Headphone output φ3.5mm for headphone
Microphone Stereo, Wind Noise Canceller: OFF / Low* / Standard / High *When attaching DMW-MS2 (sold separately).
High-res audio recording Yes with DMW-XLR1 (sold separately)
Speaker Monaural
SD card slot Slot 1, Slot 2
TC IN/OUT Yes with BNC Converter Cable (bundled)
LANGUAGE OSD language Japanese, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Romanian, Netherlandic, Turkish, Portuguese, Finnish, Danish, Swedish, Greek
POWER Battery Li-ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1860mAh, 14Wh) (bundled)
Battery life (CIPA standard) Approx. 440 images (rear monitor), 410 images (LVF), 1,300 images (Power Save LVF mode*) with H-FS12060/*Under the test conditions specified by Panasonic based on CIPA standard. When the time to get in the sleep mode is set to 1 sec
Battery grip DMW-BGGH5 (sold separately)
DIMENSIONS / WEIGHT Dimensions (W x H x D) 138.5 x 98.1 x 87.4 mm / 5.45 x 3.86 x 3.44 inch (excluding protrusions)
Weight Approx. 660g / 1.46 lb (SD card x 1, Battery, Body)/Approx. 580g / 1.28 lb (Body only)
OPERATING ENVIRONMENT Operating temperature**** -10oC to 40oC (14oF to 104oF)
Operating humidity 10%RH to 80%RH
STANDARD ACCESSORIES Software Recording LUMIX Tether/・ This software is used to control a Panasonic digital camera from a PC. It allows you to change various settings of the camera, perform remote recording, and save remotely recorded images to the PC. Check the site below to download and install the software./http://panasonic.jp/support/global/cs/soft/download/d_lumixtether.html (For Windows / Mac)
Playback / Editing ・ The software to edit and playback images on computer is not bundled with this camera. To do this, PHOTOfunSTUDIO 10.0XE is available for download at Panasonic website using computer connected to the Internet./http://panasonic.jp/support/global/cs/soft/download/d_pfs10xe.html (For Windows)/・ The software to process RAW file on computer is not bundled with this camera. To do this, SILKYPIX Developer Studio is available for download at Ichikawa Soft Laboratory's website using computer connected to the Internet./http://www.isl.co.jp/SILKYPIX/english/p/ (For Windows / Mac)
Standard accessories Battery Charger (AC Adaptor), Battery Pack, Body Cap, Hot Shoe Cover, Eye Cup, Flash Synchro Socket Cap, Cover for the Battery Grip Connector, USB Connection Cable, Shoulder Strap, Cable Holder, BNC Converter Cable/・ The DC-GH5S Operating Instructions for advanced features is available for downloaded at Panasonic LUMIX Customer Support Site using PC, smartphone or tablet connected to the Internet.
NOTE ** About motion picture recording / 4K PHOTO recording
NOTE - Use a card with SD Speed Class with "Class 4" or higher when recording motion pictures in [AVCHD] or [MP4(under 28Mbps)].
NOTE - Use a card with SD Speed Class with "UHS-I / UHS-II UHS Speed Class 3 (U3)" when recording motion pictures with [MP4] in [C4K] [4K], [MOV], [VFR] or [4K PHOTO].
NOTE (SD speed class is the speed standard regarding continuous writing.)
NOTE - Video Speed Class 60 or higher is required for ALL-Intra 400Mbps recording. Use of SD Memory Card with Video Speed Class 60 or higher is recommended for C4K/4K ALL-Intra video recording.
NOTE - MP4 motion pictures with [MP4] in [C4K] [4K]:
NOTE - When using an SDHC memory card: You can continue recording without interruption even if the file size exceeds 4 GB, but the motion picture file will be divided and recorded/played back separately.
NOTE - When using an SDXC memory card: You can continue recording without interruption even if the file size exceeds 96 GB or 3 hours 4 minutes in length, but the motion picture file will be divided and recorded/played back separately.
NOTE - MP4 motion pictures with [MP4] in [FHD]:
NOTE - You can continue recording without interruption even if the file size exceeds 4 GB or 30 minutes in length, but the motion picture file will be divided and recorded/played back separately.
NOTE - 4:2:2 10-bit recording is a recording mode for film production and the video needs to be processed on PC.
NOTE The original video cannot be played on standard TV, Blu-ray Disc™ recorder and Blu-ray Disc™ player.
NOTE It may cause problems such as freezing when played on these devices.
NOTE *** For [C4K/60p] [C4K/50p] [4K/60p] [4K/50p] video output, use an HDMI2.0 cable that has the HDMI logo on it, and that is described as"4K compatible".
NOTE **** The camera may stop recording when used in lower or higher than recommended operating temperature: -10 to 40 degrees.
NOTE ***** High-res audio is selectable only when using the DMW-XLR1 (sold separately).