Panasonic LUMIX DMC-G5

83
Global
Score
83

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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Engadget Summary

Panasonic's latest interchangeable-lens compact camera has some very useful features, including a swiveling touchscreen LCD display, a wide range of shooting modes including a good HDR mode, and, of course, access to the full range of Micro Four-Thirds lenses. It's a good choice if you're looking to upgrade from a point-and-shoot, or want to trade in an older Micro Four Thirds model. However, you should also check out gdgt Must-have Sony α NEX-5N and the new NEX-5R if you're on the fence about which compact system to choose.

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Breakdown

Image quality
8.2
Battery life
8.0
Durability
8.0
Speed (start-up time, lag)
8.2
Video quality
8.8
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Specs

LUMIX

Type
Mirrorless interchangeable lens (Micro Four Thirds)
Resolution (effective)
16 megapixels
Sensor size
Micro four thirds
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Specs

LUMIX

Type
Mirrorless interchangeable lens (Micro Four Thirds)
Resolution (effective)
16 megapixels
Sensor size
Micro four thirds
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