Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4
Type Micro Four Thirds system
Sensor 4/3 type MOS ('Live MOS sensor')
Image sensor size 17.3 x 13.0 mm (in 4:3 aspect ratio)
Maximum resolution 4608 x 3456 (16 megapixels)
Lens Micro Four Thirds system mount
Flash built-in pop-up flash
Shutter Focal-plane shutter / Electronic shutter
Shutter speed range 1/8000 – 60 s, bulb (max. 60 minutes)
ASA/ISO range ISO 200–25600, extendable to 100
Exposure modes Program AE, Aperture priority, Shutter priority, Manual
Metering modes Multiple, Center weighted, Spot
Focus modes AF Single, AF Flexible, AF Continuous, Manual focus
Continuous shooting 12 frames/s (mechanical shutter), 40 frames/s (electronic shutter)
Viewfinder OLED Live View Finder (2,359K dots)
Flash bracketing ±3EV EV in ⅓ EV steps
Custom WB Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Flash, White Set 1/2/3/4, Color temperature setting
Video/movie recording AVCHD / MP4 / MOV,
4096×2160 (24p),
3840×2160 (24p, 25p, 30p),
1920×1080 (24p, 25p, 30p, 50p, 60p),
1280×720 (24p, 25p, 30p),
640×480 (25p, 30p)
Rear LCD monitor free-angle 3 inch (3:2 aspect ratio), 1036K dots
Storage SD /SDHC / SDXC
Battery 1860 mAh 7.2v lithium-ion battery pack
Dimensions 132.9 mm × 93.4 mm × 83.9 mm (5.23 × 3.68 × 3.3 inches)
Weight Approx. 560 g (20 oz) (camera body with battery and SD card)

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 is a digital camera with 4K resolution video recording capability that is part of the Micro Four Thirds System as the world's first Mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera with 4K video recording capability.

The emphasis of the camera is the video with Venus Engine IX processor allow for 4K video and 12 fps continuous shooting. As 4K video camera, it can be categorized as pro-level video camera with record in Cinema 4K mode (4096 x 2160) or standard 4K Ultra HD (3840 x 2160) using IPB compression in 100Mbps. In Full 1080p HD there are two options, 200Mbps in ALL-Intra compression, or 100Mbps with no recording time limit. The camera also provide MOV, MP4, AVCHD Progressive and AVCHD video formats at a variety of frame rates according to the usage; and options for VFR (Variable Frame Rate) or Time Lapse/Stop Motion Animation without postproduction processing.[1]

Autofocus needs 0.07 seconds only with 'Depth from Defocus' autofocus system. The camera also has Wi-Fi with NFC, PC sync port, highlight and shadow control, and a 'silent mode' which uses the electronic shutter only. Video shooting include focus peaking, zebra pattern, luminance level adjustment, and cinema gamma presets. An optional 'interface unit' adds five SDI and two XLR terminals, and permits 10-bit 4:2:2 output with time code.[2]


  1. ^ Dan Havlik. "5 Affordable 4K Video Cameras". Retrieved February 1, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Panasonic announces 4K-capable Lumix DMC-GH4". Retrieved December 27, 2014. 

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