• 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • Detailed specifications
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4
  • Canon EOS Rebel T5 (EOS 1200D)
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Predecessor: Panasonic GH3
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Successor: Panasonic GH5
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General
Model Number: GH4 T5
Alternate Model Number(s):   EOS 1200D, EOS Kiss X70
Camera Format: Compact System Camera SLR
Currently Manufactured: Yes No
Retail Price: $1500.00 $549.99
Street Price: $597.99 $549.48
Date Available: 2014-04-30 2014-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 20.1 oz (569 g)
includes batteries
24.3 oz (689 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.2 x 3.7 x 3.3 in.
(133 x 93 x 84 mm)
5.1 x 3.9 x 3.1 in.
(130 x 100 x 78 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: Live MOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Panasonic Canon
Effective Megapixels: 16.1 18.0
Sensor Format: 4/3 APS-C
Sensor size: 224.9mm2 (17.30mm x 13.00mm) 332.27mm2 (22.30mm x 14.90mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 3.75 microns 4.30 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.0x 1.6x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 74 63
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 23.2 21.9
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.8 11.3
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 791 724
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 3072 (14.2 MP, 3:2),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3456 x 3456 (11.9 MP, 1:1),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 MP, 3:2),
3264 x 1840 (6.0 MP, Other),
2448 x 2448 (6.0 MP, 1:1),
2336 x 1720 (4.0 MP, Other),
2336 x 1560 (3.6 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1744 x 1744 (3.0 MP, 1:1),
1824 x 1368 (2.5 MP, 4:3),
1824 x 1216 (2.2 MP, 3:2),
1824 x 1024 (1.9 MP, 16:9),
1712 x 1712 (2.9 MP, 1:1)
5184 x 3456 (17.9 MP, 3:2),
3456 x 2304 (8.0 MP, 3:2),
2592 x 1728 (4.5 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2),
720 x 480 (0.3 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), MPO, RAW, RAW + JPEG JPEG, .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 12.8 3.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 4096x2160 (24p)
3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1920x1080 (60p/​60i/​30p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​30p)
640x480 (30p)
1920x1080 (96p)
1920x1080 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
640x480 (30p/​25p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Audio format LPCM), MP4 (Audio format LPCM / AAC 2ch), AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch) MOV (image data: H.264; audio: Linear PCM (monaural))
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: No n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: Yes n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Micro Four Thirds Canon EF/EF-S
Lens: n/a Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):   29 - 88mm
Focal Length (actual):   18 - 55mm
Zoom Ratio:   3.06x
Aperture Range:   f/3.5 - 22 (wide) / f/5.6 - 38 (tele)
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range:   25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: n/a 58.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes No
Digital Zoom Values: 2x, 4x; Magnification ratio depends on recording pixels and aspect ratio n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: Face/Eye detection, AF Tracking, 49-area-focusing, Custom Multi, 1-area-focusing, Pinpoint (Full area touch is available) Phase Detect with TTL-CT-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS Sensor: 9 points; 1 cross-type f/5.6, 8 single-axis; Live View: Phase Detect, Contrast Detect, Face Detect modes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / OLED Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type: EVF: 2,359K-dot OLED, 100% coverage, 1.34x / 0.67x (35mm eq.) magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -4 to +4 diopter, adjustable eye sensor SLR type; fixed eye-level pentamirror, 95% coverage, 0.80x mag., 21mm eyepoint, -2.5 to +0.5 diopter
Focus Peaking: Yes No
EVF Resolution: 2,359,000 dots n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.67x 0.50x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 1.34x 0.80x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,036,800 dots 460,800 dots (153,600 px)
Touchscreen: Yes No
Articulating Screen: Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen: Yes No
Selfie Screen: Yes No
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x  
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 25600 6400
Minimum ISO (native): 200 100
ISO Settings: Auto, Intelligent ISO, 200-25600; in 1/3 or 1 EV steps; expandable to ISO 100 Auto, 100 - 6400 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, expandable to 12800
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Flash, White Set 1/2/3/4, Color Temperature Setting (2,500-10,000K in 100K steps) Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/8000 - 60 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 1728-zone Multiple, Center-weighted, Spot 63-zone Evaluative (linked to any AF point), Center-weighted, Partial (10%); iFCL with dual layer sensor
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: No scene modes. Creative Control (Stills): 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; Creative Control (Movies): Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Monochrome, Dynamic Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Toy Pop, Bleach Bypass, Miniature Effect, Fantasy, One Point Color Flash Off, Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait
Self Timer: 2, 10, 3 shots after 10 seconds 10, 2, Continuous (2-10) seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   No
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction (when iA, iA+), Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Off; Built-in flash supports wireless mode (4 channels, 3 groups) E-TTL II Auto, Manual flash; Red-Eye Reduction; Second Curtain Synchro
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 12.0 m / 39.4 ft. 9.2 m / 30.2 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens dependent; GN = 17m (ISO 200) Lens aperture dependent
Max Flash Sync: 1/250 1/200
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe, PC Sync Socket Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I No UHS support
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW, RAW + JPEG .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (Audio format LPCM), MP4 (Audio format LPCM / AAC 2ch), AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch) MOV (image data: H.264; audio: Linear PCM (monaural))
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes No
NFC: Yes No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes No
Headphone Jack: Yes No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional wired DMW-RSL1 Optional Wired (RS-60E3)
Connections (extended): Micro HDMI (Type-D), 2.5mm Remote Jack, 3.5mm Mic Jack, 3.5mm Headphone Jack, DMW-YAGH IU Connections Mini (Type-C) HDMI-CEC, Wired Remote Jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.35 0.36
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.40 0.36
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited 6
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.35 0.48
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 12.8 3.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): Unlimited 12
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 11.8 3.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 21 6
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 11.9 2.6
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 21 4
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.19 seconds 0.31 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):   1.62 seconds
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):   0.093 seconds
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.057 seconds 0.122 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.35 seconds 0.27 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.050 seconds 0.113 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): Full AF, wide-area AF mode = 0.186s OVF: Full AF lag, wide-area AF mode = 0.163s Live View: Full AF lag, PDAF = 1.240s Full AF lag, CDAF = 1.617s Prefocused = 0.093s
Startup Time: 0.8 seconds 0.5 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.7 seconds 0.2 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 4.2 seconds 1.7 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 530 shots 180 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 500 shots 500 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary LP-E10
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeble
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LP-E10 Lithium-ion rechargeble
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No No
Software
Included Software: PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.5 PE (Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8); SILKYPIX Developer Studio 4.1 SE (Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8, Mac OS X v10.5-10.8); LoiLoScope (trial version) (Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8) EOS Digital Solutions Disc
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS X Windows XP/Vista/7/8, Mac OS X 10.6+
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Up to 4Kp30 Ultra HD video, higher-res EVF and OLED monitor, 12fps full-res burst mode, 1/8000s top shutter speed, 1/250 x-sync, 200K shutter, optional DMW-YAGH Interface Unit. 18MP CMOS APS-C sensor, DIGIC 4 processor, Full HD 1080p movies.