Panasonic Digital SLR & Mirrorless Cameras




Panasonic Digital SLR & Micro Four Thirds Cameras

The Panasonic name was created in 1955 by its` parent company Matsushita for the North American market. Matsushita is the world`s largest manufacturer and its` Panasonic division specializes in dvd recorders, plasma displays, blu ray, laptops and of course, digital cameras and digital slr cameras.

Panasonic, in collaboration with Leica Camera AG, has produced a large range of digital cameras over recent years for the beginner as well

as more advanced photographers. Under its` Lumix brand, Panasonic has also produced two digital SLR cameras using the four thirds standard – the 7 megapixel Lumix DMC-LI & the more recent 10 megapixel Lumix DMC-L10. In 2008, Panasonic launched the world’s first Micro Four Thirds camera – the Panasonic G1. Cameras for 2009 to 2017 can be found below.

Panasonic digital SLR cameras, four thirds & micro four thirds cameras for 2006 to 2008 can be viewed in the Panasonic Digital SLR archives.

Panasonic Digital SLR Cameras & Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Cameras 2009 – 2017

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 Micro Four Thirds Camera

– Available from late March 2017 for $1,999 body only.
– 20 MP four thirds sensor with no optical low pass filter (OLPF).
– 4k video at 30p. 10 bit uncompressed 4:2:2 video capture.
– Video in H.264 / MPEG-4 / AVCHD. Weatherproof body..
– Built in 5 axis image stabilisation. 1080p video up to 180 fps.
– Shoots at 12 fps. ISO 100 to 12800. NFC, wi-fi & bluetooth.
– 60 to 1/16000 sec shutter speeds. Flash sync at 1/250 sec.
– OLED electronic viewfinder with 3,680,000 resolution.
– 3.2 inch LCD with 1,620k dots. 100% view. Live view.
– HDMI with 4:2:2 10 bit output without internal recording and
4:2:2 8 bit with internal recording. Wifi built in. USB 3.1.
– Size 139 x 98 x 87mm. Weight 725g inc. DMW-BLF19 battery.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 Micro Four Thirds Camera

– Available for $797.99 with 12-32mm lens. M43 lens mount.
– 16 MP Live MOS sensor. Venus engine processor.
– ISO 100 to 25600. Shutter speeds 60 to 1/16000 sec.
– Electronic viewfinder with 2,764,800 resolution. 100% view.
– Tilting 3 inch 1.04M LCD. Live view. 100% coverage.
– 4k video at 30 / 24 fps. MPEG-4 & AVCHD. Stereo mic.
– Dual sensor shift image stabilization. Raw & jpeg.
– Built in flash. Hotshoe. AE & WB bracketing. Shoots at 8 fps.
– SD/SDHC/SDXC cards. USB2. Micro HDMI. Built in wireless.
– Size 122 x 71 x 44mm. Weight 426g including batteries.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Micro Four Thirds Camera

– Currently available for $947.99 body only.
– New 20.3 MP Digital Live MOS sensor. M43 lens mount.
– 4k video. 3840 x 2160 at 30 fps. MPEG-4 & AVCHD. Stereo.
– 2.36m OLED electronic viewfinder. 3 inch 1.04m LCD.
– Built in dual image stabilization. Venus image processor.
– ISO 100 to 25600. Shutter speeds 60 to 1/16000 sec.
– Shoots at 10 fps. AE & WB bracketing. Raw & jpeg. Live view.
– SD/SDHC/SDXC cards. USB2. Micro HDMI. Built in wireless.
– Size 133 x 78 x 63mm. Weight 487g inc. batteries.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 Micro Four Thirds Camera

– Available for $569 with 12-32mm kit lens. M43 mount.
– 16 MP four thirds CMOS sensor. Venus engine processor.
– Tilting 3 inch LCD with 1,040,000 dots. Live view.
– ISO 100 to 25600. Jpeg & RAW. Full manual controls.
– Shutter speeds 60 to 1/16000 sec. Shoots at 5.8 fps.
– Face detection. AF tracking. AE and WB bracketing.
– 1080p video in MPEG-4 & AVCHD with stereo sound.
– SD/SDHC/SDXC. USB2. Wi-fi with NFC. Micro-HDMI.
– Size 107 x 65 x 33mm. Weight 266g inc. batteries.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 Micro Four Thirds Camera

– Available for $897 with 12-32mm zoom lens. M43 mount.
– 16 MP Digital Live MOS sensor. Venus engine.
– ISO 200 to 25600. Shutter speeds 60 to 1/16000 sec.
– Full manual controls. Jpeg & RAW. No built in flash.
– 3 inch LCD with 921,000 dots. Live view. Face detection.
– Electronic viewfinder with 100% coverage & 1,166,000 dots.
– Shoots at 5.8 fps. Exp. compensation. WB & AE bracketing.
– Full hd video in MPEG-4 & AVCHD. Stereo sound.
– SD/SDHC/SDXC cards. USB2. Micro HDMI. Wifi with NFC.
– DMW-BLH7 Li-on battery. Hotshoe. External flash supplied.
– Size 99 x 60 x 36mm. Weight 211g inc. batteries.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 Micro Four Thirds Camera

– Pricing and availabilty currently unknown.
– 16.05 MP Live MOS sensor. Micro four thirds lens mount.
– Tough and durable splash & dust proof body. Raw & jpeg.
– Wi-fi connectivity with NFC (Near Field Communication).
– Many professional video functions including time code, color bars, center marker, cinelike gamma, zebra pattern etc.
– Professional 4k cinema video at 4096 x 2160 in stereo.
– Video format MPEG-4 & AVCHD. USB2. Micro HDMI.
– OLED 2,359k live view finder & 3 inch 1,036k free angle LCD.
– Full manual controls. ISO 200 to 25600. Hotshoe.
– Shutter speeds 60 to 1/8000 sec. Flash sync. at 1/250 sec.
– Shoots at 12 fps. AE & WB bracketing. DMW-BLF19 battery.
– Size 133 x 93 x 84mm. Weight 560g. SD/SDHC/SDXC cards.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Micro Four Thirds Camera

– Available late November 2013 for $749 inc. 12-32mm lens.
– 16 megapixel CMOS sensor. Micro four thirds lens mount.
– Fixed 3 inch LCD with 1,036k dots. RAW & jpeg.
– Shutter speeds 60 to 1/16000 sec. ISO 200 to 25600.
– Full manual controls. Many scene modes. Built in flash.
– AE bracketing at + or – 3 frames. WB bracketing.
– Full 1920 x 1080 HD video. Stereo sound. MPEG-4 & AVCHD.
– USB2. Micro HDMI Type D. Built in wi-fi. SD/SDHC/SDXC.
– Ultra compact body at 99 x 55 x 30mm. Weight 204g inc. batt.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 Micro Four Thirds Camera

– Available in 2013 for $999 inc. 14-42mm II lens.
– 16 megapixel live mos sensor. Micro four thirds system.
– 90 degrees tilting EVF with 2,764k dots. RAW & jpeg.
– 3 inch tilting LCD with touchscreen facility & 1,040k dots.
– Built in optical image stabilizer. 22 creative control filters.
– Built in wi-fi and one touch device connection with NFC (Near Field Communication).
– Live view. USB2. Mini HDMI. Full manual controls.
– Full HD video at 1080p with stereo sound. MPEG-4 & AVCHD.
– Built in flash. Hots hoe. SD/SDHC/SDXC cards.
– Size 123 x 71 x 55mm. Weight 402g inc. battery.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 Micro Four Thirds Camera

– Available in 2013 for $1436 inc. 45-150mm lens.
– New 16.1 megapixel live MOS sensor. Micro four thirds mount
– Weatherproof body – both splash and dustproof.
– Full manual controls. Jpeg & RAW. Shoots at 6 fps.
– Advanced HD video recording at 1080p with stereo sound.
– External microphone socket. MPEG-4 & AVCHD. Mini HDMI.
– Articulated 3″ OLED screen with 614k pixels with touch facility.
– Electronic viewfinder with 1.37 million dots.
– ISO from 200 to 12800. Shutter speeds 60 to 1/4000 sec.
– Wi-fi. HDR. Time lapse. Multiple exposure. Face detection.
– Built in flash. Hotshoe. Flash sync. at 1/160 sec.
– SD/SDHC/SDXC cards. USB2. DMW-BLF19 battery.
– Size 133 x 93 x 82mm. Weight 550g including batteries.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 Micro Four Thirds Camera

– Selling for $359 including 14-42mm zoom lens.
– 16.1 megapixel live MOS sensor. Micro four thirds mount.
– Articulated 3″ LCD with 920k pixels. 100% coverage.
– Electronic viewfinder with 1.44 million pixels. Eye sensor.
– RAW & jpeg. Full manual controls. ISO 160 to 1/4000 sec.
– Shutter speed range 60 – 1/4000 sec. Shoots at 6 fps.
– Many special effects including HDR. New venus engine.
– Full HD video at 1080p with stereo sound. MPEG4 & AVCHD.
– Hotshoe. Built in flash. Flash sync at 1/160 sec.
– SD/SDHC/SDXC cards. USB2. Mini HDMI.
– Size 120 x 83 x 71mm. Weight 396g inc. batteries.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 Micro Four Thirds Camera

– Available now. Body will come in red, black & white & sell for $599 or $749 with lens. Built in flash.
– 12.1 megapixel live MOS sensor. Micro four thirds lens mount.
– 3″ LCD with touch facility & 921k pixels. Shoots at 4 fps.
– 14 creative filters. RAW & jpeg. Full manual controls.
– ISO 100 to 12800. Shutter speeds 60 to 1/4000 sec.
– Full high definition movies at 1080p with stereo sound.
– USB 2.0. Mini HDMI. Lithium-Ion battery. SD/SDHC/SDXC.
– Size 108 x 67 x 37mm. Weight 267g inc. batteries.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Micro Four Thirds Camera

– Available December 2011. $799 for body with 14-42mm lens.
– 16 megapixel live MOS sensor. Micro four thirds lens mount.
– 3″ touchscreen LCD with 460k pixels. New light speed AF.
– Full manual controls. RAW and jpeg. Silver or black body.
– Optional 1.44 million articulating electronic viewfinder.
– Full HD videos at 1080p with stereo sound. AVCHD & MPEG-4.
– HDMI. SD/SDHC/SDXC cards. DMW-BLD10 Li-on battery.
– Shutter speeds 60-1/4000 sec. AE bracketing. Shoots 4.2 fps.
– Hotshoe. Flash X-sync 1/160 sec. Built in popup flash.
– Size 116 x 68 x 39mm. Weight 272g body.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 Micro Four Thirds Camera

– Ships in July 2011 for $599 including 14-42mm zoom lens.
– 12.1 megapixel live MOS sensor. Micro four thirds lens mount.
– Smallest interchangeable lens camera in the world.
– Full manual controls. RAW & jpeg. Super fast autofocus.
– 3″ LCD with 460k pixels. Live view. 100% coverage.
– Full high definition movies at 1920 x 1080 in AVCHD format.
– ISO 160 to 6400. Shutter speeds 60 to 1/4000 sec.
– Flash sync 1/160 sec. Built in flash. No hotshoe.
– SD/SDHC/SDXC cards. DMW-BLE9 Li-on battery.
– Size 107.7 x 67.1 x 32.5mm. Weight 264g inc. battery & card.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 Micro Four Thirds Camera

– Available in June 2011 with 14-42 IS zoom lens for $699.
– 16.6 megapixel CMOS sensor with improved higher ISO pics.
– Compatible with micro four thirds lenses with 2x crop factor.
– 3″ rotating LCD with 460k pixels. Touch screen. 3D capture.
– High resolution electronic viewfinder with 1.44 million dots.
– HD movies with stereo sound at 1080i in AVCHD format.
– ISO 160 – 6400. Shutter 60 – 1/4000 sec. X-sync 1/160.
– Full manual controls. RAW & Jpeg. Built in flash and hotshoe.
– Smaller and lighter body than the Panasonic DMC-G2.
– Shoots at 4 fps. SD/SDHC/SDXC cards. HDMI.
– Size 115 x 84 x 47mm. Weight 336g body only.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2 Micro Four Thirds Camera

– Available January 2011 with 14-42 zoom lens. Price unknown.
– World’s smallest interchangeable lens camera with flash.
– 12.1 megapixel live MOS sensor. Micro four thirds lens mount.
– 3″ 460k pixels touchscreen LCD. Live view. Face detection.
– Full manual controls. RAW & jpeg formats. ISO to 6400.
– Shutter speeds 60 – 1/4000 sec. Flash sync. at 1/160 sec.
– Hotshoe. Built in flash (guide no. 6). Shoots at 3.2 fps.
– HD video at 1920 x 1080 at 60 fps interlaced. Stereo sound.
– 3D photography via new lens. SD/SDHC/SDXC cards. HDMI.
– 19% smaller & 7% lighter than Panasonic GF1. Accessory port
– Size 113 x 68 x 33mm. Weight 265g. DMW-BLD10 battery.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2 Micro Four Thirds Camera

– Available December 2010 for $999 including 14-42 zoom lens.
– 16.1 megapixel live MOS sensor. Micro four thirds lens mount
– Electronic viewfinder with 1.53 million pixels. 100% coverage
– Full manual controls. RAW & Jpeg. Live view. AE bracketing.
– ISO 160 to 12,800. Shutter speeds 60 to 1/4000 sec.
– Shoots at 5 fps. 3D photos with new 12.5mm Lumix G 3D lens
– Full HD video at 1920 x 1080 at 60i or 24p. Dolby digital stereo sound. AVCHD codec. Stereo mic input.
– Rotating flip out touchscreen 3″ LCD with 460,000 pixels.
– Built in flash. X-sync at 1/160 sec.
– HDMI. SD/SDHC/SDXC cards. DMW-BLC12PP lithium battery
– Size 124 x 90 x 76mm. Weight 392g body only.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10 Micro Four Thirds Camera

– Available mid 2010 for $599 including zoom lens.
– 12.1 megapixel live MOS sensor. Micro four thirds lens mount.
– 3″ LCD with 460k pixels. Electronic viewfinder with 202k pixels
– Full manual controls. RAW & jpeg support. Live view.
– Hotshoe. Flash. Dust reduction system. Venus engine HD II.
– HD movies at 1280 x 720 (30 fps) using M-JPEG codec.
– SD/SDHC/SDXC cards. HDMI output. DMW-BLB13 battery.
– Size 124 x 90 x 74mm. Weight 388g inc. batteries.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2 Micro Four Thirds Camera

– Available from mid 2010 for $799 including 14-42mm lens.
– 12.1 megapixel sensor. Micro four thirds lens mount.
– 3″ touchscreen flip out rotating LCD with 460k pixels.
– Shutter speeds 1/4000 to 60 secs. Built in flash.
– Electronic viewfinder with 1.44 million pixels. Eye sensor.
– HD movies at 1280 x 720 in AVCHD lite. Stereo mic option.
– Comes in black, red or blue colors.
– SD/SDHC/SDXC cards. Lithium ion battery.
– Size 124 x 90 x 74mm. Weight 428g.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1 Micro Four Thirds Camera

– Available October 2009 with 20mm or 14-45mm lens for $899
– 12.1 megapixel live MOS sensor – same as in Panasonic G1.
– Not a DSLR but micro four thirds interchangeable lens camera
– 3″ LCD with 460,000 pixels. Hotshoe. Built in flash.
– Many attachments including optional electronic viewfinder.
– Full manual controls. RAW & Jpeg. ISO from 100 to 3200.
– Shutter speeds 60 to 1/4000 sec. Shoots 3 fps. X-sync 1/160.
– HD movies at 1280 x 720 with AVCHD Lite or Motion JPEG
– HDMI. SD/SDHC cards. Lithium-ion DMW-BLB13 battery.
– Compact size 119 x 71 x 36.3mm. Weight 285g.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1 Micro Four Thirds Camera

– Available Summer 2009. Micro Four Thirds lens mount.
– Newly developed 12.1 Megapixel Live MOS sensor.
– High definition movies 1920 x 1080 (24 fps) & stereo sound. Uses H.264/AVC code. Also records at 1280 x 720 at 60 fps.
– Built in mic and mic out socket for external microphone.
– Dust reduction. Venus HD processor. HDMI port. SD/SDHC.
– Live View. 3″ rotating LCD with 460,000 pixels at 60 fps.
– Electronic Viewfinder with 1.44 million pixels. Shoot 3 fps.
– RAW and jpeg support. Full manual controls. Hot shoe.
– Shutter speeds 60-1/4000 plus bulb. X-sync at 1/160.
– Size 124 x 90 x 45mm. Weight 385g.
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