After last year’s global release, Panasonic has finally introduced the LUMIX GH5 M2 digital mirrorless camera to the Indonesian market. As a successor to the previous product, this camera has many interesting features. Not only on firmware updates but also on improving camera performance, including for live streaming needs.
According to Tomonobu Otsu, President Director of PT Panasonic Gobel Indonesia, current technological developments greatly affect people’s lifestyles. Especially in the creative industry in Indonesia. With the LUMIX GH5 M2 camera, it indicates the company continues to strive to meet consumer needs through various high-quality technological innovations.
This camera features live streaming wirelessly using the LUMIX Sync application on a smartphone. Settings can be done easily, both for iPhone and Android users. For live streaming, compliant with H.264 in the RTMP/RTMPS, FHD/60p can reach a maximum speed of up to 16Mbps. Note that 16Mbps URL RTMPS is used.
Features & Specifications LUMIX GH5 M2
This camera has a 20.3 megapixel Digital Live MOS sensor with AR (Anti-Reflective) coating. With this sensor, the camera is clearly able to capture details and push the lens performance to its full potential. The image processor adopts the latest Venus Engine which offers high speed and high performance. Having high-speed and high-precision AF, subjects such as humans and animals, including Canidae, Felidae, and birds can be detected. Even objects such as humans, in addition to eyes, faces, bodies, heads are also recognized separately by real-time detection technology. This is to provide a more precise focus on the subject.
To achieve stable shooting results when the camera is handheld, the Body IS (Image Stabilizer) in this camera is made more sophisticated. This makes it possible to use a 0.6.5-stop slower shutter speed*3. Using the latest algorithm developed for S1H, you will see smooth and stable video results. Even at the point where the camera is moving or panning.
The LUMIX GH5 M2 features a 3.0-inch free-angle LCD with touch controls, in 3:2 aspect, and a high resolution of 1,840K-dot. Even this series has a higher luminosity than the GH5 and superior color reproduction to ensure high visibility outdoors. To withstand heavy use in the field, the camera consists of a full diecast magnesium front/back frame. Not only is it splash water and dust resistant, but it is also frost resistant up to -10 degrees Celsius.
Other features of this camera are Bluetooth 4.2 and 5GHz WiFi. Most of the accessories on the GH5, such as the XLR Microphone Adapter, Remote Control Shutter, and Battery Grip can also be used on the GH5M2. There is even a firmware update scheduled for the GH5M2 and LUMIX G/LEICA DG lenses to improve the performance and usability of the GH5M2.
Comes with a new processor and various other feature enhancements, this camera is actually $400 cheaper than the first generation. The LUMIX GH5 M2 is available in the global market starting at $1,699. Currently, the camera is available at official LUMIX Indonesia dealers and also the LUMIX Official Store at Blibli.com and Tokopedia.