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Panasonic Lumix G9 Video Review

David Thorpe has got his hands on the Panasonic Lumix G9. Find out what he thinks about the Micro Four Thirds camera in his video review.

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Micro Four Thirds camera fan, David Thorpe, has put the Panasonic Lumix G9 to the test to find out if it's a serious stills camera as well as one that's excellent at capturing video. 

The Panasonic G9 features a 20mp sensor, 5-axis image stabilisation, 60fps continuous shooting, 4K video recording, and a large electronic viewfinder with 3.6m dot resolution. Plus, there are a wealth of other features built-in that, along with an excellent design, gave the Lumix G9 our 'Editor's Choice' award and with David Thorpe saying: "The G9 takes a whole new step forward for fans of Micro Four Thirds", it would seem he agrees with us, too. 

Do watch David's review to get more of his thoughts and below you can find sample images captured with the Lumix G9, along with the camera's specs. 

 

Panasonic Lumix G9 Sample Photos

 

Panasonic Lumix G9 Specifications

ManufacturerPanasonic
Image Sensor
Pixels20.3Mp (Megapixels)
Pixels (W)5184
Pixels (H)3888
Sensor TypeCMOS
Sensor SizeMicro / Four Thirds
Sensor Size (width)17.3mm
Sensor Size (height)13mm
Aspect Ratio
  • 4:3
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
  • 1:1
LCD Monitor
LCD Monitor3in
Screen resolution1040K dots
Touch ScreenYes
Focusing
Focusing modes
  • Autofocus
  • Manual
  • Spot
  • Face Detection
  • AF Tracking
  • Multi
  • Centre
  • Touch AF
Exposure Control
Shutter speeds shortest1/32000sec
Shutter speeds longest60sec
Bulb modeYes
Exp modes
  • Program
  • Aperture-Priority
  • Shutter-Priority
  • Manual
  • Scene modes
  • Program Variable
Metering
  • Centre-weighted - Average
  • Multi Pattern
  • Spot
  • Centre Spot
ISO sensitivity100 - 25600
White balance
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Outdoors/Daylight
  • Cloudy
  • Incandescent
  • Shade
  • Flash
  • Bracket
Exposure Comp+/-5
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Resolution3680K dot
Magnification0.83x
Shooting Options
Continuous shooting60fps
Video
Movie modeYes
Video Resolution
  • 1920x1080 FullHD
  • 4K
Video FPS4K 30fps
Stereo SoundYes
Optical Zoom with VideoYes
Other Features
Image StabilisationYes
Interface
HDMIYes
USBUSB 3
Wi-FiYes
Storage
Card Type
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
File Type
  • RAW
  • JPG
  • RAW + JPG
Power Source
Battery TypeDMW-BLF19 Lithium-Ion
Battery Life (CIPA rating)400shots
Box Contents
Box ContentsBattery Charger (AC Adaptor, USB connection Cable included), Battery Pack, Body Cap, Hot Shoe Cover, Eye Cup, Flash Syncro Socket Cap, Cover for the Battery Grip Connector, USB Connection Cable, Shoulder Strap, Lens Cap, Lens Hood, Lens Rear Cap
Dimensions
Weight658g
Width136.9mm
Height97.3mm
Depth91.6mm

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