Panasonic joins a portfolio of other representative of a "small" GM series – this time it's Lumix GM5. Still retains the compact size, but this time the entire structure enriched with electronic viewfinder.
Panasonic Lumix GM5 – specification
|Dimensions||99 x 60 x 36 mm|
|Housing||plastic elements magnesium|
|Matrix||Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm) CMOS sensor, the Venus Engine|
|ISO||200-25600 (100-25600 after enlargement)|
|Screen size||3 "|
|Screen Type||TFT-LCD, a constant|
|Resolution||921 thousand. points|
|Recording movies||1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 50p, 50i, 25p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (30p, 25p), 640 x 480 (30p, 25p)|
|Shooting||5.8 frames / sec.|
|Snapshot||60-1 / 16000s|
|Card support||SD / SDHC / SDXC|
|Viewfinder||Electronic, 100 percent frame coverage, 0.92x magnification, resolution of 1.17 million dots|
|Performance||approx. 220 frames by CIPA|
|Other||USB 2.0, Wi-Fi, micro-HDMI|
Thumbnail, but ergonomic
GM5 gains electronic viewfinder
Successor Lumiksa GM1 appeared after two years – and still the body is not great, but has become a bit bigger … from the inside. The structure was expanded because of the electronic viewfinder, offering a resolution of 1.2 megapixels, 100 percent frame coverage and 0.92x magnification level. The alternative is a 3-inch fixed touch screen LCD monitor with a resolution of 920 thousand. points. From the manual camera provides several programmable keys, knob responsible for changing the exposure (visible on the rear panel), characteristic of the selector with the most popular options, the two mode dial on the top panel and the hot shoe, by which we attach to GM5 accessories (m .in. external flash). The body will be sold in several colors – as yet met a black version and a bit more lively. Simple design urozmaicono imitation leather, visible on the front panel of the unit.
16 megapixels …
And faster autofocus …
The camera is based on the 16-megapixel Micro Four Thirds, cooperating with the Venus Engine image processor. Tandem provides us with support from ISO 100 to 25600, the ability to record video in Full HD (1920 x 1080, 60 / 50p), and AVCHD / MP4. What's more, we have a burst mode equal to 5 frames / sec., Several special effect filters, quiet shutter mode and the electronic spirit level. Panasonic also boasts a faster autofocus function Low Light AF, aimed to improve accuracy and speed of focusing in low light. The camera has an additional Wi-Fi module, with which we attach quickly to your smartphone or tablet. In this way, we can either upload pictures to our mobile device, or use them for remote control digital camera.
Price and Availability
For miniaturization have to pay
Lumix GM5 will cost approx. $ 900. The term availability in our country is not yet known.