LCD and Viewfinder
Panasonic GH2 has a Fully Articulated 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 460k 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 GH2 will make your life easier with its Selfie friendly
GH2 has a built-in Electronic viewfinder. The viewfinder has a coverage of 100% and a magnification ratio of 0.71x. 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 GH2 can shoot continuously at max speed of 3 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec.
GH2 has a built-in flash, and it also has a flash shoe to mount your external flashes too.
Panasonic GH2 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 23 points to choose from.
Panasonic GH2 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Panasonic GH2, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 24,30,60 fps and save in AVCHD and Motion JPEG formats. Full HD resolution of Panasonic GH2 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.
GH2 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker. Panasonic GH2 also has a port for an external microphone so you can record high quality sound with the help of an external microphone.
Connectivity and Storage
You can connect GH2 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Panasonic GH2 is powered by a proprietary battery which provides a shooting life of 330 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Mirrorless type cameras is 357 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 Semi-Pro Mirrorless Cameras
Panasonic GH3 with its 540shots is the model with longest battery life among Semi-Pro Mirrorless cameras. Check the comparison of Panasonic GH2 vs Panasonic GH3 or take a look at Longest Battery Life Mirrorless cameras list.
Panasonic GH2 Features Compared to Main Competitors
Current Lowest price for Panasonic GH2 is $999.95