LCD and Viewfinder
Panasonic GH4 has a Fully Articulated 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 1,036k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
LCD is Touch screen type, so you can change the settings and set the focus point with your fingertips. For those of you who loves shooting self portraits or group photos, Panasonic GH4 will make your life easier with its selfie friendly screen.
GH4 has a built-in Electronic viewfinder.
The viewfinder has a resolution of 2,359kdots and coverage of 100%.
Panasonic GH4 can shoot continuously at max speed of 12 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/8000 sec . GH4 has a built-in flash, and you can also mount your external flashes too.
Panasonic GH4 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 49 points to choose from.
Panasonic GH4 has a special Post Focus mode which uses its 4K video and focus bracketing features together to shoot and stack a burst of images into a single image which you can change the focus point on the LCD screen after it is taken. Although the resulting image has only 8 MP resolution, the flexibility this feature gives to the shooter is unmatched.
4K Photo Mode
With Panasonic GH4, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 4096 x 2160 at 24p fps with bit rates up to 200 mbps and save in MPEG-4 and AVCHD formats. This means that Panasonic GH4 provides 4K (Ultra-HD) video, highest resolution that is available in the market today. When viewed on a 4K screen, you will be amazed by the level of details and the crispness.GH4 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker. Panasonic GH4 also has a port for an external microphone and a headphone port for connecting external headphones which make Panasonic GH4 a very suitable camera high quality videography.
Utilizing its 4K Video recording abilities in a creative way, Panasonic GH4 sports a 4K Photo Mode where you can capture 8 MP photos from 4K videos.
Using a software such as Adobe Lightroom on your PC or in-camera function, you can review the 4K video frame by frame and extract the image that you like the most.
Connectivity and Storage
Panasonic GH4 features a built-in wireless connectivity ( 802.11b/g/n, WPA/WPA2, WPS, Wi-Fi Direct) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.
One other feature that we like is the ability to use our smartphone as a remote to control our GH4. You can change camera settings, release shutter, view LCD screen and tranfer files using remote control app.
You can connect your camera to other devices through HDMI port or via USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Panasonic GH4 is powered by DMW-BLF19 battery which provides a shooting life of 500 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Mirrorless type cameras is 349 shots, Panasonic GH4 has a good battery life for its class.
Battery Life Comparison in Mirrorless Cameras
Sony A9 with its 650shots is the model with longest battery life among Mirrorless cameras. Check the comparison of Panasonic GH4 vs Sony A9 or take a look at Longest Battery Life Mirrorless cameras list.
Current Lowest price for Panasonic GH4 is $997.99