Panasonic - LUMIX G5 16.1-Megapixel Digital Mirrorless Camera (Body Only) - Black

With 23 easy-setup scene guides and a 16.1-megapixel Live MOS sensor, this Panasonic LUMIX G5 digital mirrorless camera makes it easy to capture crystal-clear shots in a wide variety of environments.

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What's Included

  • Panasonic LUMIX G5 16.1-Megapixel Digital Mirrorless Camera (Body Only)
  • Lithium-ion battery pack, battery charger
  • USB connection cable
  • Body cap, shoulder strap, PHOTOfunSTUDIO 8.2 PE/SILKYPIX Developer Studio 3.1SE/LoiLoScope (trial)/USB driver software CD-ROM
  • Owner's manual

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Overall Customer Rating:
100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (1 out of 1)


16.1-megapixel, 17.3mm x 13mm Live MOS sensor

With a primary color filter captures high-resolution images up to 4608 x 3456 pixels. Supersonic wave filter prevents dust infiltration for clear image results.

Micro Four Thirds lens mount

Enables use with LUMIX G and LEICA DG interchangeable lenses (lenses not included).

3" TFT-LCD touch-panel monitor

With 920K dots and an approximately 100% field of view offers crisp images and allows easy navigation. The free-angle monitor rotates up to 180° and tilts up to 270° for customizable viewing options.

HD motion image mode

Lets you record AVCHD or MP4 video clips in up to 1920 x 1080 resolution, so you can preserve special moments in stunning detail. Stereo microphone ensures clear acoustic capture.

Up to 20 fps (frames per second) burst shooting

Makes it easy to take pictures of fast-motion subjects.

ISO 160-12,800

Allows shooting in a wide variety of lighting conditions.

Contrast autofocus system

With AFS (Single), AFF (Flexible), AFC (Continuous) and MF focus modes, as well as face detection, AF tracking, 23-area, 1-area and pin-point AF modes, helps ensure sharp, crisp image capture.

144-zone multipattern metering exposure controls

With program AE, aperture-priority AE, shutter-priority AE and manual modes and intelligent multiple, center-weighted and spot metering modes.

Live viewfinder

With 1440K dots, approximately 100% field of view and an approximately 1.4x (35mm equivalent 0.7x) magnification with a 50mm lens (not included) at infinity assists you in composing your shots.

Built-in pop-up TTL flash

With auto, auto/red-eye reduction, forced on, forced on/red-eye reduction, slow sync., slow sync./red-eye reduction and forced off modes provides efficient illumination for taking pictures in a variety of conditions.

Still image and video scene guides

Include clear portrait, silky skin, relaxing tone, sweet child's face, romantic sunset glow, cute dessert, appetizing food, clear sports shot, clear nightscape and more to complement your current environment.

Creative controls

Include expressive, retro, high-key, low-key, sepia, dynamic monochrome, impressive art, high dynamic, cross process, toy effects, miniature effect, 1-point color and more for adding artistic effects to your photos and videos.

PictBridge enabled

To simplify the printing process.

Multicard slot

Supports Secure Digital, Secure Digital High Capacity and SDXC memory cards (not included) for storing plenty of photos and videos.

Store more photos!

Find compatible memory cards in our Memory Card Finder.

What experts are saying

Rating: 3.8 out of 5 stars with 5 reviews

Overall customer rating

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

100%of customers would recommend this to a friend

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Fantastic travel camera


    I got this for my trip to Europe and I can't describe how amazing my shots came out. It did great in low light and I loved how portable and solid it was. Feels great in your hand as it is a solid metal body just like pro level dslrs. I have a Canon 5D mark iii with a multitude of lenses but that stays at home when I am out just because of how portable and pocketable this lens is. Great buy, you won't regret it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

What experts are saying

Rating: 3.8 out of 5 stars with 5 reviews

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The analysis of all aggregated expert reviews shows that the reviewers are positive about stabilizer , control panel, glare and low-light. Editors are less positive about contrast and have mixed opinions about exposure. Using an algorithm based on product age, reviewers ratings history, popularity, product category expertise and other factors, this product gets an alaTest Expert Rating of 86/100 = Very good quality.
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