Panasonic S5 Review

Overall Score

87

Main Features

  • 24 MP Full frame CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 51200 ISO
  • 5-axis Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fully Articulated Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 2360k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 7 fps continuous shooting
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 133 x 97 x 82 mm, 714g.
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Panasonic S5 Overview


First introduced in August, 2020, Panasonic S5 is a 24 MP Mirrorless with a Full frame (35.6 x 23.8 mm) sized CMOS sensor.

Panasonic S5 Series History
Model Year $ Sensor ISO Weight Dimensions
Panasonic S5 Panasonic S5 2020 24MP 100 - 51200 714g 133 x 97 x 82mm
Panasonic Lumix DC-S1 Panasonic S1 2019 24MP 100 - 51200 899g 149 x 110 x 97mm
Panasonic Lumix DC-S1R Panasonic S1R 2019 47MP 100 - 25600 898g 149 x 110 x 97mm

Proc and Cons of Panasonic S5


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Panasonic S5 with competitors in pro mirrorless cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
5-axis Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
3840 x 2160 (4K) Max Video Resolution
AF Face Detection
24MP High Resolution Sensor
7.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Exposure Mode
Microphone Port
Environmental Sealing
2360k dot Viewfinder Resolution
2 Storage Slots
Focus Bracketing
Remote Control with a Smartphone
Bluetooth Connectivity
Touch Screen
External Flash
RAW Support
51200 Max Native ISO
Manual Focus
1/s Electronic Shutter Speed
Headphone Port
Timelapse Recording
225 Focus Points
Flash Sync Port
Focus Stacking
Cons
No Articulating Screen
Low Max Shutter Speed: 1/s
Low Screen Resolution: 1,840kk dots
Low Battery Life: 440 shots
Low Max Shutter Speed: 1/s
Weight: 714g
Type Scores

Panasonic S5 has an Overall Score of 87/100 and ranked #23 out of 214 in Mirrorless cameras, and ranked #27 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Panasonic S5 Scores
Imaging score
80
Features score
91
Value for money score
93
Portability score
74
Overall score
87
Average Scores in Pro Mirrorless
Imaging Score
71
Features Score
78
Value For Money Score
82
Portability Score
74
Overall score
79

Physical Dimensions of Panasonic S5


Panasonic S5 weighs 714g and has external dimensions of 133 x 97 x 82mm (5.24 x 3.82 x 3.23"). Considering that the average weight of Pro Mirrorless cameras is 691g, Panasonic S5 is 23 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category. Panasonic S5 is less by 4mm more than the average length in Pro Mirrorless.

Weight Comparison
Pro Mirrorless Cameras


Panasonic S5
714g
Average weight
691g
Min weight
465g
Max weight
1320g

Thickness Comparison
Pro Mirrorless Cameras


Panasonic S5
82mm
Average Thickness
67mm
Min Thickness
37mm
Max Thickness
97mm

Here is the front and top view image of Panasonic S5 with the dimensions:

Panasonic S5

Specifications of Panasonic S5


General
Brand Panasonic
Model S5
Announced August, 2020
Body Type SLR-style mirrorless
Lens
Lens Mount Leica L
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1x
Number of Lenses 42
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fully Articulated
Screen Resolution 1,840kk pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 2360
Viewfinder Coverage 100%%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.74
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 225
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/60 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/ sec
Continuous Shooting 7.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash
Flash Modes Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync, Slow Sync w/Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ± EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size Full frame
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions - mm
Sensor Area 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 24 MP
Max Image Resolution 6000 x 4000
Max Native ISO 51200
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 204800
Min Boosted ISO 50
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 3840 x 2160
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264, H.265
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 440 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 714 g
Physical Dimensions 133 x 97 x 82 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
Storage Slots 2
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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