Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2
Top 41%902 points
Top 41%
Megapixels
Number of cameras
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Top 95%
674 cameras
10.91MP - 19.73MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
No
megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2: 57 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

16MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
295
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
17.3 x 13mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
247
0

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
23
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
191
0

4. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
655ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
178
0

5. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
5fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
177
0

6. weight

444g
HTC Re: 65.50g
142
0

7. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
60
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
132
0

8. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
12800ISO
Pentax KP: 819200ISO
127
0

9. video recording

1080 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
115
0

10. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
300shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
0

11. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
21.20bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
87
0

12. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2
48% have it
86
0

13. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0s
81
0

14. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2
25% have it
77
0

15. width

89.60mm
DxO One: 26.20mm
76
0

16. dynamic range

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.
11.30Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.80Evs
72
0

17. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
460k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
71
0

18. height

124mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

19. volume

842.17cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

20. thickness

75.80mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

21. battery power

1200mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh
69
0

22. resolution

1517 x 1011px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1920px
69
0

23. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2
23% have it
68
0

24. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2
45% have it
67
0

25. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.80"
59
0

26. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2
22% have it
59
0

27. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2
72% have it
57
0

28. Is a system camera

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2
44% have it
54
0

29. supports AVCHD format

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2
25% have it
54
0

30. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2
53% have it
52
0

31. has touch autofocus

The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2
19% have it
52
0

32. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2
87% have it
51
0

33. Has an electronic viewfinder

An electronic viewfinder (or EVF) is a small display showing the image. Benefits of these over optical viewfinders include: they show more of the image, they can be more compact, focusing is easier with digital zoom, and they can also sometimes have extra info on the display, eg. a live histogram.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2
17% have it
51
0

34. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2
44% have it
50
0

35. more viewfinder coverage

With 100% coverage you can compose the image correctly when you capture the photo. With less than full coverage you may have to crop your photos afterwards to get them looking perfect.
100%
Canon EOS M6: 100%
49
0

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