LCD and Viewfinder
Panasonic G5 has a Fully Articulated 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 920k 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 G5 will make your life easier with its Selfie friendly
G5 has a built-in Electronic viewfinder. The viewfinder has a resolution of 1,440kdots and coverage of 100%. 100% coverage ensures that what you see in the viewfinder while shooting matches exactly what you will get later in your image, helping accurate framing your shots and minimizes the need for cropping images later.
Max Shutter speed
Panasonic G5 can shoot continuously at max speed of 6 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec.
G5 has a built-in flash, and it also has a flash shoe to mount your external flashes too.
Panasonic G5 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 23 points to choose from.
Panasonic G5 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Panasonic G5, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 60,50,30,25 fps with bit rates up to 28 mbps and save in MPEG-4 and AVCHD formats. Full HD resolution of Panasonic G5 will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video.
G5 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker.
Panasonic G5 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Mirrorless camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Canon EOS M6 or Canon EOS M5 in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
You can connect G5 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Panasonic G5 is powered by a proprietary battery which provides a shooting life of 320 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Mirrorless type cameras is 354 shots, its battery life is about average in its class but it would still be wise to invest in some spare batteries for long photo trips.
Battery Life Comparison in Entry-Level Mirrorless Cameras
Samsung NX mini with its 650shots is the model with longest battery life among Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras. Check the comparison of Panasonic G5 vs Samsung NX mini or take a look at Longest Battery Life Mirrorless cameras list.
Panasonic G5 Features Compared to Main Competitors
Current Lowest price for Panasonic G5 is $449.99