• 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600
  • 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • Detailed specifications
  • Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5
  • YI M1
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Predecessor: Panasonic GH4
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Successor: Panasonic GH5 II
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General
Model Number: GH5 M1
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact System Camera Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $1999.99 $349.99
Street Price: $1,297.99 $199.00
Date Available: 2017-03-30 2016-12-31
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 25.6 oz (725 g)
includes batteries
9.9 oz (280 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.5 x 3.9 x 3.4 in.
(139 x 98 x 87 mm)
4.5 x 2.5 x 1.3 in.
(114 x 64 x 34 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: Live MOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Panasonic Sony
Effective Megapixels: 20.3 20.2
Sensor Format: 4/3 4/3
Sensor size: 224.9mm2 (17.30mm x 13.00mm) 224.9mm2 (17.30mm x 13.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 3.34 microns 3.34 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.0x 2.0x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None  
Self-Cleaning: Yes No
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes No
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: 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)
5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.31), RAW, RAW + JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW (DNG)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 11.9 5.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 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)
3840x2160 (30p)
2048x1536 (30p)
1920x1080 (60p/​30p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​30p/​24p)
640x480 (240p)
Movie File Format: MOV, MP4, AVCHD, AVCHD Progressive Video: MPEG-4/H.264, Audio: AAC
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Micro Four Thirds Micro Four Thirds
Lens: n/a XIAOYI 12-40mm F3.5-5.6
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):   24 - 80mm
Focal Length (actual):   12 - 40mm
Zoom Ratio:   3.33x
Aperture Range:   f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - f/22
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range:   35 cm to Infinity
13.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: n/a 49.0mm
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 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 Contrast Detection: 81 points; AF: Single AF (S-AF), Continuous AF (C-AF), Touch Screen Focus & Shoot
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: 3680K-dot OLED, 1.52x / 0.76x (35mm eq.) magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -4 to +3 diopter, eye sensor  
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: 3,680,000 dots n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.76x  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 1.52x  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.2 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,620,000 dots (405,000 px) 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen: Yes Yes
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 25600
Minimum ISO (native): 200 100
ISO Settings: Auto, iISO, 100 (extended), 200 - 25600; in 1 or 1/3 EV steps Auto, 100 - 25600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Autoc, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Flash, White Set 1-4, Color Temperature Setting 1-4 (2,500-10,000K in 100K steps) Auto, Cloudy, Custom, Incandescent, Shade, Sunlight
Shutter Speed Range: 1/16000 - 60 sec 1/4000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 1728-zone Intelligent Multiple, Center-weighted, Spot Evaluative, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: 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 Panorama, Scene (Portrait, Landscape, Sport, Night Scene Portrait, Candle,Sunset, Fireworks, Beach & Snow), Super Professional guide, HDR
Self Timer: 2, 10, 3 shots in 10 seconds 2, 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No No
Flash Modes: 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. Auto, On, Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/250 1/125
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps  
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe, PC Sync Terminal Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-II  
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: Yes No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW, RAW + JPEG RAW (DNG)
Movie File Format: MOV, MP4, AVCHD, AVCHD Progressive Video: MPEG-4/H.264, Audio: AAC
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: Yes Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes No
Headphone Jack: Yes No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Wi-Fi or optional wired Via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): USB 3.1 Type-C, HDMI Type-A, 2.5mm Wired Remote, 3.5mm External Mic Jack, 3.5mm Headphone Jack Micro HDMI (Type-D), USB 2.0
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): 11.9 5.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 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): 410 shots 380 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 400 shots  
Battery Life, Video: 55 minutes  
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: 7.2v, 1860mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary 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 No
Internal Charging Supported: No Yes
Software
Included Software: None; Free downloads: PHOTOfunSTUDIO 10.0XE, SILKYPIX Developer Studio  
OS Compatibility: PHOTOfunSTUDIO (Windows); SILKYPIX Developer Studio (Windows / Mac)  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Available in Ice Silver and Storm Black.