B&H Photo has started taking pre-orders for a new Panasonic camera named as Panasonic Lumix G5 and this camera is available in the US. The retail price of the device is of $799 that comes packed with a Lumix G Vario 14-42mm lens and sports a 16.05MP Live MOS sensor along with a 3.0-inch touchscreen tillable-rotatable LCD display, a redesigned Venus Engine image processor, etc. Certain other additional features are such as SD/SDHC/SDXC card slot, provided with a mini HDMI port and 1920 x 1080 60p Full HD video recording capabilities. The later details related to the specifications of the device have been discussed ahead.
The Panasonic Lumix G5 Digital Camera is built with a 3.0″ Rear Touchscreen Swivel Live Preview LCD display that resembles a display resolution of 920000 pixels. The device has the ISO Sensitivity range as Auto, 160-12800 and the Shutter speed is of 60 – 1/4000 sec. This camera is equipped with a 16.05 Megapixels 17.3 x 13.0 mm Live MOS sensor. The device is featured with Optical Image Stabilization and the various Metering Methods are such as Spot metering, Center-weighted average metering and Multi-zone metering.
In addition to the above discussed specifications, this camera comes equipped with is facilitated with the White Balance Modes are as Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent (Natural White), Fluorescent (White), Incandescent and Shade 11. The in-Camera Image Editing facilities are such as Color Balance, Filter Effects, Image Overlay, Miniature Effect, Monochrome, Perspective Control, Trim. The focal length is of 28 – 84 mm and has comparable four thirds along with Micro 4/3 Focal Length: 14 – 42 mm.
Apart from these, the device is empowered with a Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, 7.2VDC which has its capacity as 1200mAh. The Minimum Focus Distance of the camera is 0.98′ (0.30 m) and the various Built-in Flash modes as Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Flash On w/ Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Off, Slow Sync and Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction. The Panasonic Lumix G5 Digital Camera measures 4.72 x 3.28 x 2.79” / 119.9 x 83.2 x 70.8 mm of dimension and the weight are of 12.20 oz / 346g.