Panasonic Lumix GH5M2 was launched in India on Wednesday. The new mirrorless camera, designed as an upgrade to the existing Lumix GH5, is aimed at videographers looking for a solution to record 4K video. It comes with the ability to record C4K or 4K 4:2:0 video at 60 frames per second (fps) frame rate, as well as simultaneous output of C4K or 4K 4:2:0 10-bit video at 60 fps. allows for. The Lumix GH5M2 has a 20.3-megapixel sensor and includes a body image stabilizer. The camera also includes Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity options.
Panasonic Lumix GH5M2 price in India
Panasonic Lumix GH5M2 The price in India has been set at Rs. 1,69,990 for the body only, while the GH5M2 L-kit which comes with a 12-60mm lens is priced at Rs. 2,14,990. The camera is available for purchase through Panasonic India brand stores in the country.
In July, Panasonic Lumix GH5M2 started With a price of $1,699.99 (approximately Rs 1,27,300) for the body only in the US, while its H-ES12060 lens kit was launched at $2,299.99 (approximately Rs 1,72,200).
Panasonic Lumix GH5M2 Specifications
The Panasonic Lumix GH5M2 comes with a 20.3-megapixel Digital Live MOS sensor that includes an anti-reflective (AR) coating on the top to reduce ghosting and flare effects. The camera also includes an image processor with Venus Engine which is claimed to enable 4K60p 4:2:0 10-bit internal recording as well as 4:2:2 HDMI output. The Lumix GH5M2 also features a deep learning technology that is claimed to help it detect subjects such as humans, fast-moving animals and birds.
compared to the current Lumix GH5The Panasonic Lumix GH5M2 is claimed to have up to two times faster detection cycle speed for eye and face recognition. The camera is also said to be able to distinguish eyes, faces and bodies in real time.
The Panasonic Lumix GH5M2 also features a .6-stop slow shutter speed with Body IS which helps in capturing still shots even in handheld shooting.
Panasonic Wireless live streaming support is provided on the Lumix GH5M2 as well as allowing for wired live streaming over HDMI. This comes through the Lumix Sync app available for smartphones. The camera provides maximum full-HD video livestreams at 60fps frame rates over the H.264 codec in the RTMP/RTMPS protocol.
The company has also provided a dedicated software program called Lumix Webcam Software that users can download for wired live streaming through the Lumix GH5M2. It will also support wired IP streaming over the RTP/RTSP protocol via a future firmware update scheduled for the end of 2021.
In terms of connectivity, the Panasonic Lumix GH5M2 has Bluetooth v4.2 and dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac. The camera also features a 3.0-inch free-angle LCD monitor with 1,840k-dot resolution in 3:2 aspect ratio. The LCD monitor also supports touch control.
Since the Lumix GH5M2 is designed as an upgrade to the Lumix GH5, it is compatible with most accessories made for the earlier model. This means you can use the XLR microphone adapter, shutter remote control, and battery grip for the Lumix GH5 with the new camera.
The Lumix GH5M2 is also made of a dustproof, freeze-proof and splash-proof build, with a full die-cast front and rear frame with a main structure made of magnesium alloy. The camera’s shutter unit also claims to last up to 200,000 cycles.
Panasonic has provided a 2,200mAh battery on the Lumix GH5M2 which can be recharged via AC or USB. It also works with a USB Power Delivery (PD) charger. In addition, the camera has a dual SD memory card slot with support for up to UHS-II. The Lumix GH5M2 is also compatible with a list of lenses that includes H-E08018, H-X1025, H-ES12060, H-ES50200, H-RS100400, H-XA025, H-ES200, H-HSA12035, H-FS12060, . H-HSA35100, H-FSA45200, and H-FSA100300.