Solid build quality.
Improved handling over the G3.
Great image quality.
Fast burst shooting. SLR-like design.
Outstanding high ISO performance.
Full HD video recording.
No mic input.
Touch-screen could still be improved.
Compact 14-42mm Vario X lens not the strongest performer.
By Photo Answers on April 08, 2013
Features & Build Placing the G5 next to its predecessor, it's immediately clear that there have been a number of changes to the overall design. Despite being only a few millimetres different, it seems Panasonic has decided to beef up the G5 by...80
By Good Gear Guide on February 21, 2013
This is a great model to choose if you're after a small-ish camera that can take different lenses. Importantly, it has the ability to capture very clear images, and it's quite user friendly overall....80
By Imaging Resource on February 01, 2013
At the end of the day, Panasonic has taken all the greatest features of the previous G-series Lumix cameras and stepped them up a notch for the G5. It's a great camera100
By itreviews.com on January 19, 2013
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 edges out some other excellent cameras to earn our Editors' Choice award for compact interchangeable lens cameras under...80
By Camera Labs on January 01, 2013
The Panasonic Lumix G5 is a solid upgrade to the earlier Lumix G3 and maintains its position as one of the best value Micro Four Thirds models in the Panasonic line up as well as more generally. The combination of a new 16 Megapixel sensor and...84
By Digital Trends on December 26, 2012
The Lumix G5 is a great camera for those who are ready to go beyond their restrictive point-and-shoot models but aren't ready to commit to a DSLR. It's one of the better Micro Four-Thirds cameras on the market, offering both manual and auto...80
By Macworld UK on November 30, 2012
In terms of CSCs, Panasonic has its Lumix GF line up resembling super-sized compacts, plus its G and GH models, which, as with the 16 megapixel Micro Four Thirds system G5 here, appear as if shrunken digital SLRs. The advantage of these slightly...80
By Steves Digicams on October 15, 2012
The Lumix DMC-G5 is the latest in Panasonic's series of Micro Four Thirds cameras, which have followed the Four Thirds format. In short, the Micro Four Thirds sensor is half the size of a full-size SLR sensor. Its 2X crop factor means, for example,...-
By CNET Australia on October 05, 2012
There's nothing fundamentally wrong with the Lumix G5, but with a lack of "wow"-worthy features, it's just another interchangeable lens...80
By DigitalPhotographySchool on September 28, 2012
The G5 is very appealing and, mostly due to its small size, would appeal to the ambitious and photographically aware traveller. Available in silver and black.80