Panasonic Lumix DC-S5 Specifications, Tests and Review

Product Type
Digital camera - 4K - mirrorless system
Lens Mount
ISO (Max)
Sensor Resolution
24.2 Megapixel
Sensor Type
3" LCD display
Touch Screen
Battery Type
Lithium Ion - manufacturer-specific

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Product Type Digital camera - 4K - mirrorless system
Lens Included Body only
Height 9.71 cm
Width 13.26 cm
Depth 8.19 cm
Weight 630 g
Weight Details Camera body only: 630 g
Camera with battery and memory card: 714 g
Enclosure Colour Black
Protection Splashproof, dust-resistant
SENSOR Panasonic Lumix DC-S5
Sensor Resolution 24.2 Megapixel
Optical Sensor Type CMOS
Total Pixels 25,280,000 pixels
Effective Sensor Resolution 24,200,000 pixels
Optical Sensor Size Full Frame (35.6 x 23.8 mm)
Frame Rate (Max Resolution) 60 fps
Sensor Dust Reduction Yes
Sensor Features Dust Reduction (image sensor vibration), Dual Native ISO technology
Image Stabiliser Optical (5-Axis Dual I.S. 2.0)
Built-in Optical Image Stabiliser Yes
PROCESSOR Panasonic Lumix DC-S5
Image Processor Venus Engine
LENS Panasonic Lumix DC-S5
Lens Mounting Type L-Mount
FOCUSING Panasonic Lumix DC-S5
Auto Focus TTL contrast detection
Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty 225
Auto Focus Features Focus Peaking function, Depth From Defocus (DFD) technology, Advanced Recognition technology
AE/AF Control Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF, Touch Area AF, Eye detection AF
Face Detection Eye Detect AF, face-priority AF function
VIEWFINDER Panasonic Lumix DC-S5
Viewfinder Type Electronic - OLED
Viewfinder Colour Support Colour
Viewfinder Resolution 2,360,000 pixels
Optical Viewfinder Field Coverage 100%
Optical Viewfinder Magnification 0.74x
Optical Viewfinder Dioptric Correction Range -4 to +4
Field of View Crop Factor 1.0
Features Auto eye sensor
ISO (Max) 204800
Native ISO 100-4000
Extended ISO (Max) 204800
Extended ISO (Min) 50
Light Sensitivity ISO 100, ISO 800, ISO 400, ISO 200, ISO 50, ISO 1600, ISO 6400, ISO 3200, ISO auto, ISO 51200, ISO 12800, ISO 25600, ISO 204800
Exposure Metering Multi-segment, centre-weighted, spot, highlight weighted
Exposure Metering Zones 1728
Exposure Modes Programme, bulb, automatic, manual, aperture-priority, shutter-priority
Bracketing Modes Focus bracketing, white balance bracketing, aperture bracketing
Special Effects Sepia, Vivid, soft focus, natural, monochrome, Flat, landscape, portrait, miniature, Cross Process, Retro, Expressive, high dynamic, Bleach Bypass, High Key, Low Key, Toy effect, Star Filter, Impressive Art, One Point Colour, Dynamic Monochrome, Sunshine, Old Days, Toy Pop, Fantasy, Rough Monochrome, Silky Monochrome
White Balance Custom, automatic, presets
White Balance Presets Incandescent, cloudy, Flash, daylight, shade, 2500K - 10000K (100K steps)
Shutter Type Mechanical, electronic
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 sec
Min Shutter Speed 60 sec
Exposure Compensation ±5 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
Auto Exposure Bracketing 3, 5, 7 steps in 1/3, 2/3 or 1 EV steps
White Balance Bracketing Yes
Exposure Range EV 0-18 (ISO 100)
DISPLAY Panasonic Lumix DC-S5
Type 3" LCD display
Touch Screen Yes
Display Format 1,840,000 pixels
Display Form Factor Rotating
Digital Video Format H.264, MOV, HEVC, H.265
Image Recording Format JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG, HLG Photo
Max Video Resolution 3840 x 2160
Audio Signal Format Linear PCM, AAC
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo
Microphone Features Wind noise reduction
MEMORY Panasonic Lumix DC-S5
Memory Card Slot Dual SD card
Supported Memory Cards SD Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDHC UHS-I Memory Card, SDXC UHS-I Memory Card, SDHC UHS-II Memory Card, SDXC UHS-II Memory Card
Memory Card Included No
Image Storage 6000 x 4000
4272 x 2848
3024 x 2016
12000 x 8000 - High Resolution Mode
5328 x 4000
RAW 3792 x 2848
2688 x 2016
10656 x 8000 - High Resolution Mode
4000 x 4000
2848 x 2848
2016 x 2016
RAW 8000 x 8000 - High Resolution Mode
6000 x 3000
6000 x 2208
Video Capture 3840 x 2160
3328 x 2496 - anamorphic
1920 x 1080
Battery Type Lithium Ion - manufacturer-specific
Details Li-ion rechargeable battery - 2200 mAh (included)
Battery Life Photo shooting - 440 shots (LCD Monitor on)
Photo shooting - 4710 shots (EVF on)
Photo shooting - 1500 shots (Power Save LVF Shooting mode)
CONNECTIONS Panasonic Lumix DC-S5
Interface HDMI, USB-C, IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2
Print Standard Direct print, Exif Print support, PictBridge support
Flash Terminal Hot shoe
Connector Type USB 3.1 Gen 1 (USB Type-C)
HDMI output (19 pin micro HDMI Type D)
Microphone (mini-phone 3.5mm)
Remote control (sub-mini phone 2.5 mm)
Headphones (mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm)
FEATURES Panasonic Lumix DC-S5
Self-Timer Delay 10 sec, 2sec
Continuous Shooting Speed 2 frames per second, 5 frames per second, 7 frames per second
Additional Features Audio recording, built-in speaker, date/time stamp, sharpness control, AE lock, AF lock, saturation control, contrast control, USB powered, USB charging, Focus Stacking, Post Focus function, 96-megapixel High Resolution mode
OTHERS Panasonic Lumix DC-S5
Included Accessories Battery charger, dust cap, body cap, shoulder strap, AC power adaptor, battery grip terminal cover, hot shoe cap, USB-C to USB-A cable
Max Operating Temperature 40 °C
Min Operating Temperature 0 °C

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