Best CSC Advanced
Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GM5
Measuring a mere 59.5mm high (2.34 inches) by 98.5mm wide (3.88 inches), the 211gm (0.46 lb) Panasonic DMC-GM5 is a very compact and highly portable Micro Four-Thirds CSC. The camera’s Live View finder has 100% coverage and contains 1.16M RGB dots; its Digital Live View MOS sensor delivers 16MP. For connectivity, the user can simply scan the QR code displayed on the camera monitor with a smartphone or tablet and use either as a remote controller. The camera delivers JPEG and RAW stills or AVCHD or MP4 video. It has all the standard exposure modes plus a full complement of metering patterns, plus an ISO range of 200-25,600 (video: ISO 200 to 3200). The impressive shutter speed range is 60 seconds to 1/16,000 second.