In this photography blog post we take a closer look at the brilliant mirrorless cameras in the Panasonic full-frame S-Series, to uncover where these cameras sit in the competitive market.
Panasonic Lumix S5 + 20-60mm
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The Panasonic Lumix S5 + 20-60mm is a great choice for high-quality everyday photographs and videos. As well as a versatile standard zoom range, the included lens offers a premium optical build and weather-sealed optical design, for reliable outdoor performance.
To vastly improve the quality of your content creation, whether that includes stills for your blog or high-quality vlogs, consider this premium Mirrorless camera from Panasonic, the Lumix S5. The Panasonic Lumix S5 features a 24.2MP Full-Frame image sensor which is capable of jaw-dropping stills and 4K 60p video. It encapsulates all that we have come to love from Panasonic’s flagship S lineup, albeit in a more mobile, travel-friendly package. 5-Axis Image Stabilisation is available to keep things smooth and blur-free, while Panasonic's fast and accurate DFD AF system can keep up with the pace of any subject you wish to frame.
- 24.2MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor
- 5-Axis Dual IS 2
- 4K 60p Video
- 3-inch tilting touch-sensitive LCD & EVF
- Rugged, yet portable build quality
If the previous models in Panasonic’s flagship Mirrorless S lineup have been of interest to you, this more mobile-friendly Lumix S5 could be the one that seals the deal. The Panasonic Lumix S5 is compact and more suited to travel but that is not at the expense of quality, with this exceptional mirrorless camera featuring a rugged magnesium alloy die-cast body with dust and splash-resistance. Internally the S5 features a full-frame 24.2MP CMOS sensor, which is able to produce stunning photographs as well as 4K 60p video. If you are a content creator, this mobile Mirrorless body is for you, whether you need stills for your blog or premium video content.
To make the most of the premium image quality provided by the S5, Panasonic has included a host of user-friendly features, including Dual IS 2 Image stabilisation, which can be paired with compatible Panasonic lenses for premium levels of shake reduction, and a fast and accurate AF system, which utilises Contrast AF and DFD technology. You can shoot handheld without a care in the world, knowing your results will be blur-free and sharp with the Panasonic Lumix S5.
As previously mentioned, the Panasonic Lumix S5 is tough despite its portability. It includes a free-angle 3-inch LCD touch-screen, which is best for handycam style videos and intuitive control, as well as an OLED viewfinder for those that want to explore eye-level composing with this Mirrorless camera. For premium file management and backup solutions, the Lumix S5 features dual SD card slots (1x UHS-I, 1x UHS-II). This camera features a new long-life lithium battery, which is great news for those exploring various mediums, while the battery can be charged VIA AC or USB and the camera itself can be powered VIA USB-C, so you will never run out of power during an important shoot.
Bluetooth and Wi-Fi (5GHz & 2.4GHz) connectivity are available in the Panasonic Lumix S5, which allow you to swiftly share your content to your favourite social platforms, as well as control the settings of your camera remotely. Tethered shooting is also available VIA USB - this includes Lumix tether for streaming (Beta), for those wanting to live-stream.Other key points
- Dual Native ISO
- Maximum ISO: 51,200
- Venus Engine Processor
- 96MP high-resolution mode
- Various aspect ratios: 16:9, 4:3, 1:1, 4:5, 5:4 and 9:16
- Compatible with various optional accessories: Battery grip, XLR microphone adaptor, remote shutter, DC coupler and Tripod grip.
- Unlimited 4K 60p/50p 4:2:2 10-bit HDMI output
- Unlimited 4K 30p/25p 4:2:0 8-bit internal recording
- 30 min limit: 4K 60p/50p 4:2:0 10-bit and 4K 30p/25p 4:2:2 10-bit
- V-Log/V-Gamut: 14+ stops of dynamic range
- Easy to access slow and quick modes
|Product Salable Type
|Manufacturer Part Number (MPN)
|36 x 24mm
|100-51200 (Extended 50-204800)
|Max Shutter Speed
|Continuous Shooting Speed
|2 or 10 sec
|Spot, Multi-pattern, Centre-weighted, High Light Basis
|Mini HDMI, Headphone Out, USB 3, Wi-Fi, Microphone Input
|132.6 x 97.1 x 81.9 mm
|Travel/Landscape, Sports, Slim & Stylish, Portrait, Family/Pets/Party, Lightweight
- Panasonic Lumix S5 Body
- Panasonic DMW-BLK22 Lithium Battery
- Battery Charger
- AC Adapter
- USB Cable
- Shoulder Strap
- Body Cap
- Panasonic Lumix S 20-60mm Zoom Lens