Panasonic GH5 Camera Announced at CES 2017

Panasonic GH5 have been announced at CES 2017 - is this the u/w video camera we've been waiting for?
By UWPG News

It has been more than 2 years since Panasonic released their sought after GH4 Camera.  The camera is known to be one of the best mirrorless cameras for video.  Last September 2016, Panasonic have announced that they are developing the new Lumix GH5.  

At the CES 2017 trade show, Panasonic officially announced the specification and features of their mirrorless flagship camera.  The camera packs a newly developed 20.3MP Digital Live MOS sensor without a low-pass filter with faster processing using the Venus Engine, 4K video up to 60 fps without cropping, 4K and 6K photo  and alot more.  The GH5 camera will be available late March 2017.  

Below are the specs and features that were released.

Estimated Availability:  Late March 2017

Estimated MSRP:  $1,999.99



Panasonic GH5 Features:

  • 20MP Four Thirds sensor (no OLPF)
  • 5-axis in-body image stabilization system with 'Dual IS 2' support
  • All 4K footage taken using full width of sensor (oversampled from 5.1K footage)
  • Internal 4K/30p 10-bit 4:2:2 video capture
  • 4K/59.94p and 50p shooting with 10-bit 4:2:2 output or 8-bit, 4:2:0 internal recording
  • 1080 video at up to 180p, enabling 7.5x slow-motion
  • 225-area Advanced Depth-From-Defocus AF system
  • 4K and 6K Photo, 18MP stills at 30 fps using HEVC or 8MP stills at 60 fps using H.264
  • 9 fps shooting with continuous autofocus
  • Advanced DFD autofocus
  • Dual UHS II card slots (V60 ready)
  • Autofocus point joystick
  • 5GHz Wi-Fi, NFC and Bluetooth
  • Pre-configurable rack focus mode
  • Waveform and vectorscope monitors
  • 3.2" RGBW free-angle touchscreen LCD 


Underwater Housings:

We expect to see housings for the Panasonic GH5 arriving within 1-2 months after release. These include the manufacturers below. We'll update this section as soon as we know more.








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