• APS-C 370.5mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,500
  • 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600
  • Detailed specifications
  • Leica TL
  • Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5
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Predecessor: Leica T (Typ 701)
T (Typ 701) vs TL
Panasonic GH4
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Successor: Leica TL2
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General
Model Number: TL GH5
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact System Camera Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $1699.99 $1999.99
Street Price: $1,212.00 $1,497.99
Date Available: 2016-11-15 2017-03-30
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 13.5 oz (384 g)
includes batteries
25.6 oz (725 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.3 x 2.7 x 1.3 in.
(134 x 69 x 33 mm)
5.5 x 3.9 x 3.4 in.
(139 x 98 x 87 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS Live MOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   Panasonic
Effective Megapixels: 16.3 20.3
Sensor Format: APS-C 4/3
Sensor size: 370.52mm2 (23.60mm x 15.70mm) 224.9mm2 (17.30mm x 13.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.77 microns 3.34 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x 2.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None None
Self-Cleaning: No Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:   77
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):   23.9
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):   13.0
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):   807
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4944 x 3278 (16.2 MP, Other),
4928 x 3264 (16.1 MP, Other),
4272 x 2856 (12.2 MP, 3:2),
3264 x 2160 (7.1 MP, Other),
2144 x 1424 (3.1 MP, Other),
1632 x 1080 (1.8 MP, Other)
5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3),
3712 x 2784 (10.3 MP, 4:3),
1820 x 1368 (2.5 MP, 4:3),
5184 x 3456 (17.9 MP, 3:2),
3712 x 2480 (9.2 MP, 3:2),
1824 x 1216 (2.2 MP, 3:2),
5184 x 2920 (15.1 MP, 16:9),
3840 x 2160 (8.3 MP, 16:9),
1824 x 1024 (1.9 MP, 16:9),
3888 x 3888 (15.1 MP, 1:1),
2784 x 2784 (7.8 MP, 1:1),
1968 x 1968 (3.9 MP, 1:1),
4992 x 3744 (18.7 MP, 4:3),
3328 x 2496 (8.3 MP, 4:3),
5184 x 3456 (17.9 MP, 3:2),
3504 x 2336 (8.2 MP, 3:2),
3840 x 2160 (8.3 MP, 16:9),
2880 x 2880 (8.3 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG, .DNG RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.31), RAW, RAW + JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.0 11.9
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (30p)
4096x2160 (24p)
3840x2160 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
1920x1080 (60p/60i/50p/50i/30p/25p/24p)
3840x2160 (2p/12p/20p/22p/24p/26p/28p/36p/48p/60p)
1920x1080 (2p/12p/15p/10p/22p/24p/26p/28p/30p/32p/34p/36p/45p/46p/48p/50p/52p/54p/60p/75p/90p/100p/105p/120p/135p/150p/165p/180p)
Movie File Format: MP4 with stereo audio MOV, MP4, AVCHD, AVCHD Progressive
Composite Video Out: No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Leica L bayonet Micro Four Thirds
Lens: n/a n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):    
Focal Length (actual):    
Zoom Ratio:    
Aperture Range:    
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range:    
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values:   2x, 4x; Extra Tele Conversion:Still image: Max. 2x; 4K PHOTO: 1.6x (4:3), 1.5x (3:2), 1.4x (16:9, 1:1); Motion picture: 2.7x (FHD), 1.4x (4K)
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: Single point, multiple point, spot, face detection, touch AF Contrast Detection with DFD: Face/Eye detection, Tracking, 225-area, Custom Multi, 1-area, Pinpoint; One Shot AF, Shutter AF, Half Press Release, Quick AF, Continuous AF (during motion picture recording), Eye Sensor AF, AF+MF, MF Assist, Touch MF Assist, Focus Peaking, Touch AF/AE Function, Touch Pad AF, Touch Shutter
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Optional Leica Visoflex Electronic Viewfinder 3680K-dot OLED, 1.52x / 0.76x (35mm eq.) magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -4 to +3 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a 3,680,000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):   0.76x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):   1.52x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.7 3.2
Rear Display Resolution: 1,229,760 dots (409,920 px) 1,620,000 dots (405,000 px)
Touchscreen: Yes Yes
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No Yes
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom:   16.0x
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12500 25600
Minimum ISO (native): 100 200
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 12500 Auto, iISO, 100 (extended), 200 - 25600; in 1 or 1/3 EV steps
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, daylight, cloud, halogen lighting, shade, electronic flash, 2 manual settings, manual color temperature setting; fine adjustment option for all settings Auto, Autoc, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Flash, White Set 1-4, Color Temperature Setting 1-4 (2,500-10,000K in 100K steps)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/16000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-field, center-weighted, spot 1728-zone Intelligent Multiple, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Sport, portrait, landscape, night portrait, snow/beach, fireworks, candlelight, sunset Creative Control: 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
Self Timer: 2 or 12 seconds 2, 10, 3 shots in 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
Flash Modes: Automatic, automatic / red eye reduction, always on, always on / red eye reduction, slow sync, slow sync / red eye reduction Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off; 1st. Curtain Sync, 2nd Curtain Sync.
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 4.5 m / 14.8 ft. n/a
Flash Range Description: Aperture dependant; GN = 4.5m at ISO 100 n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/180 1/250
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot shoe Hot Shoe, PC Sync Terminal
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: No UHS support UHS-II
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: .DNG RAW+JPEG RAW, RAW + JPEG
Movie File Format: MP4 with stereo audio MOV, MP4, AVCHD, AVCHD Progressive
Included Memory: 3,200.0 MB No memory included
Included Memory Type: Internal  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No Yes
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No Yes
DPOF Compliant: No Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Via Wi-Fi Wi-Fi or optional wired
Connections (extended): Leica flash interface with integrated connection for accessories USB 3.1 Type-C, HDMI Type-A, 2.5mm Wired Remote, 3.5mm External Mic Jack, 3.5mm Headphone Jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):   0.33
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):   0.42
Camera penalizes early shutter press? Yes
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 5.0 11.9
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 12 600
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   11.9
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   65
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   11.9
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   63
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):   0.13 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):   0.066 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused):   0.056 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:   1.0 seconds
Play -> Record Time:   0.7 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 400 shots 410 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   400 shots
Battery Life, Video:   55 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary BP-DC13 7.4v 1040mAh Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 7.2v, 1860mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary BP-DC13 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: Yes No
Software
Included Software: Leica App (free download remote control and picture transfer in Apple App Store/Google Play Store). None; Free downloads: PHOTOfunSTUDIO 10.0XE, SILKYPIX Developer Studio
OS Compatibility:   PHOTOfunSTUDIO (Windows); SILKYPIX Developer Studio (Windows / Mac)
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Available in black, silver and titanium.