Detailed look at the brand-new Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH5. W go over the advancements and new features brought into the GH5. With internal 10bit 4:2:2 recording, the dual I.S.2 system, 4k up to 60fps, vastly improved autofocus performance, all powered by the latest Venus engine, the GH5 brings everything most people could want.
Thanks to a CES 2017 press conference that has just happened in Las Vegas we now have a release date of late March and the specs.
Top New Technical Specifications:
20.3MP Digital Live MOS Sensor.
Venus Engine Image Processor.
UHD 4K 60p Video with No Crop.
Internal 4:2:2 10-Bit 4K Video at 24/30p.
5-Axis Sensor Stabilization; Dual I.S. 2.
0.76x 3.68m-Dot OLED Viewfinder.
3.2″ 1.62m-Dot Free-Angle Touchscreen.
Advanced DFD AF System; 6K & 4K PHOTO.
New 20.3 megapixel sensor
20.3 Megapixel sensor
5-axis in-body image stabilization system with DUAL IS image stabilisation
All 4K footage taken using full width of sensor (better than the crop of the GH4 sensor in 4K mode)
Internal 4K/30p 10-bit 4:2:2
4K/59.94p and 50p shooting with 10-bit 4:2:2 external output or 8-bit, 4:2:0 internal at 150Mbps IPB (two firmware upgrades in April and the summer will bring 10bit HD 4:2:2 recording and DCI/UHD 4K 4:2:2 10-bit recording at 400Mbps internally, and 1080/60p 4:2:2 10-bit recording at 200Mbps, all using All-I. Anamorphic support coming then too.
1080 video at up to 180p (Very impressive)
9 fps shooting with continuous autofocus
Advanced DFD autofocus (I haven’t found out more about video autofocus but it has tracking and speed adjustments, I don’t know if it has phase detection or just used this DFD mode)
Dual SD card slots
802.11ac Wi-Fi, NFC and Bluetooth
Pre-config rack focus mode
Waveform and vectorscope monitors
No record time limits
Paid upgrade to for V-Log video capture with preview display using luts
It uses the same excellent GH4 batteries
The body is about 12% bigger
Price is around $2000
GH5 Firmware release schedule:
4:2:2 10bit – Available April, 2017
6K/24p Anamorphic Video Mode (4:3) – Available Summer, 2017
(200 Mbps) FHD 4:2:2 10bit ALL-Intra – Available Summer, 2017
(400Mbps) 4K 4:2:2 10bit ALL-Intra – Available, Summer 2017
V-Log Color Profile – Available at launch, Cost: $100