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Model Name: Panasonic Lumix DC-S5 
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General
Model Number: S5
Alternate Model Number(s): DC-S5
Camera Format: Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price: $1999.99
Street Price: $1,997.99
Date Available: 2020-09-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 25.2 oz (714 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.2 x 3.8 x 3.2 in.
(133 x 97 x 82 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 24.2
Sensor Format: 35mm
Sensor size: 847.28mm2 (35.60mm x 23.80mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 5.93 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None
Self-Cleaning: Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
DxO Sensor Score:  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
4272 x 2848 (12.2 MP, 3:2),
3024 x 2016 (6.1 MP, 3:2),
5328 x 4000 (21.3 MP, 4:3),
3792 x 2848 (10.8 MP, 4:3),
2688 x 2016 (5.4 MP, 4:3),
6000 x 3368 (20.2 MP, 16:9),
4272 x 2400 (10.3 MP, 16:9),
3024 x 1704 (5.2 MP, Other),
4000 x 4000 (16.0 MP, 1:1),
2848 x 2848 (8.1 MP, 1:1),
2016 x 2016 (4.1 MP, 1:1),
6000 x 2208 (13.2 MP, Other),
6000 x 3000 (18.0 MP, Other),
12000 x 8000 (96.0 MP, 3:2),
10656 x 8000 (85.2 MP, 4:3),
12000 x 6736 (80.8 MP, 16:9),
8000 x 8000 (64.0 MP, 1:1),
6000 x 2208 (13.2 MP, Other),
6000 x 3000 (18.0 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (Exif 2.31), HLG Photo, 14-bit RAW, RAW + JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 3840x2160 (60p/​30p/​24p)
3328x2496 (30p/​24p)
1920x1080 (60p/​30p/​24p)
1920x1080 (180p/​150p/​120p/​100p/​60p/​30p/​15p/​10p/​5p/​2p/​1p)
Movie File Format: MP4: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC (Audio format: LPCM (2ch 48kHz/16-bit), AAC (2ch)); MP4 HEVC: H.265/HEVC (Audio format: AAC (2ch))
Composite Video Out: No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: L Mount
Lens: Panasonic LUMIX S 20-60mm F3.5-5.6
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):  
Focal Length (actual): 20 - 60mm
Zoom Ratio:  
Aperture Range: f/3.5-5.6
Integrated ND Filter: No
Normal Focus Range: 15 cm to Infinity
5.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Filter Thread: 67.0mm
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 2.0x (EX S), 1.4x (EX M)
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection with DFD and AI subject recognition: Auto Detection (Face, Eye, Head, Body, Animal) / Tracking / 225-Area / Zone (Vertical/Horizontal) / Zone (Square) / Zone (Oval) / 1-Area+ / 1-Area / Pinpoint / Custom 1, 2, 3 (Full area touch is available) (Scalable AF frame size and flexible AF position)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: 2,360K-dot 3:2 OLED, 100% coverage, 0.74x magnification, 20mm eyepoint, -4.0 to +4.0 diopter adjustment, eye sensor, 60/120fps refresh rate, 0.005s lag
Focus Peaking: Yes
EVF Resolution: 5,760,000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,840,000 dots (613,333 px)
Touchscreen: Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: Yes
Selfie Screen: Yes
Max Playback Zoom:  
Top Deck Display: Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 51200
Minimum ISO (native): 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100-51200, expandable to 50-204800
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: AWB, AWBc, AWBw, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Flash, White Set (4), Color temperature setting (4)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/8000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 1,728-zone Multiple, Center Weighted, Spot, Highlight Weighted
Program Auto Exposure: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Filters: Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Monochrome, Dynamic Monochrome, Rough Monochrome*, Silky Monochrome*, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Toy Pop, Bleach Bypass, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus*, Fantasy, Star Filter*, One Point Color, Sunshine* (*For photos only).
Self Timer: 10s, 3 images / 2s / 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
High Resolution Composite: 96.0 megapixels
Flash
Built-in Flash: No
Flash Modes: Auto / Auto/Red-eye Reduction / Forced On / Forced On/Red-eye Reduction / Slow Sync. / Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction / Forced Off *For iA only.
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/250 (up to 1/320 at reduced power with DMW-FL580L)
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe, PC Sync Terminal
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-II
Other Memory:  
Dual Card Slots: Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes
Uncompressed Format: 14-bit RAW, RAW + JPEG
Movie File Format: MP4: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC (Audio format: LPCM (2ch 48kHz/16-bit), AAC (2ch)); MP4 HEVC: H.265/HEVC (Audio format: AAC (2ch))
Included Memory: No memory included
Included Memory Type:  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes
NFC: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Built-In GPS: No
Microphone Jack: Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes
External Connections: USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional wired or via Wi-Fi/Bluetooth
Connections (extended): USB-C, HDMI (Type D), 3.5mm microphone jack, 3.5mm headphone jack, 2.5mm remote jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):  
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):  
Camera penalizes early shutter press?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution):  
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):  
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):  
Shutter Lag (prefocused):  
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time:  
Play -> Record Time:  
Flash cycle time, full power:  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):  
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):  
Battery Life, Video:  
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary 7.2V, 2200mAh
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
Software
Included Software:  
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
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