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DMC-G80EB

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The new LUMIX DMC-G80 features an updated Image Stabilization system – the 5-axis Dual I.S.  By incorporating new gyro-sensor technology, the O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer, 2-axis) and B.I.S. (Body Image Stabilizer, 5-axis) are able to work in perfect harmony and with outstanding accuracy. With improved suppression of blur, resulting pictures and videos remain beautifully crisp despite vibrations caused by shaking hands or traversing outdoor terrain.

With the LUMIX DMC-G80’s ability to analyse shooting conditions, including focal length, the new Dual I.S. system is able to utilise max. 5-stop slower shutter speed. Users can also enjoy blur-free photo/video shooting in both wide angle and telephoto, even in low light situations or when shooting with one hand.

To further minimise unwanted vibration, the LUMIX DMC-G80 also utilises an electromagnetic drive in the shutter unit. The shock caused by the movement of shutter diaphragm is dramatically reduced and shutter sound is also minimised. Together with the adoption of solid magnesium for the front panel, shutter vibration is reduced by approx. 90% compared with the DMC-G80’s predecessor, the G7.

The 16.0-megapixel Digital Live MOS Sensor and new Venus Engine combine to allow users to shoot vibrant, true-to-life high quality images with excellent resolution, high contrast, impressive colour reproduction and max. ISO 25600 high sensitivity.

By removing the Low Pass Filter from the DMC-G80’s sensor, the limiting resolution is improved by approx. 10%. At the same time, the Venus Engine reproduces vibrant, impressive colour – such as clear sky – by dividing hue, saturation and luminosity and finely adjusting them individually. Taking advantage of this fine tuning capability, the LUMIX G80 enables users to choose a pre-set of contrast, sharpness, saturation and noise reduction that suits their environment and shooting style.

Panasonic’s LUMIX G cameras are not only renowned for their still image quality, but also for their high quality video capability in 4K. The LUMIX DMC-G80 records stunningly smooth, high-resolution QFHD 4K video in 3840×2160 at 25p (50Hz) or 24p in MP4 in addition to full-HD 1,920 x 1,080 at 50p (50 Hz) videos in AVCHD Progressive or MP4 (MPEG-4 / H.264) format with practical full-time AF.

Utilising the LUMIX DMC-G80’s exceptional 4K video recording capability, the 4K Photo function allows users to extract an 8-megapixel still with exact precision, enabling even the most fleeting moment to be caught in a still image.

Three exclusive 4K Photo functions are integrated into the LUMIX DMC-G80: 4K Burst Shooting, 4K Burst (Start/Stop) and 4K Pre-burst; all of which help allow photographers to capture and record that perfect picture by cropping the exact frame they want out from the recorded 4K video footage.

In addition to 4K Photo, the DMC-G80’s contrast AF achieves even faster and more precise focusing with digital signal communication at max. 240 fps. The Contrast AF system in the LUMIX DMC-G80 is further enhanced by Panasonic’s integration of Depth From Defocus (DFD) technology which shortens the focusing time even further.

Even if focus is not exactly as the user intended when the shutter is pressed, the LUMIX DMC-G80 also comes with the Post Focus function that enables users to select the specific focal point even after shooting – particularly helpful in situations like macro shooting where severe focusing is required. The camera now supports a Focus Stacking function. As taking a single macro photo with specific areas in focus can sometimes be difficult, Focus Stacking enables users to take multiple images of the same frame with different aperture values, then combine them into one image and select the area to be in focus.

In addition, Low Light AF makes it possible to set focus on the subject more precisely in extremely low-lit situations (-4EV) such as wildlife photography at dawn or dusk, while Starlight AF, allows budding astronomers to capture individual stars and constellations in the night sky.

To withstand the demands of heavy field use, the DMC-G80 adopts rugged design with a full die-cast magnesium front frame. It also features splash and dustproof construction thanks to the careful sealing on every joint, dial and button.

To further enhance control, the LUMIX DMC-G80 comes with ergonomically-designed thick grip for a stable holding even in one hand. The front/rear dual dial system enables direct setting. For example, users can adjust white balance with a front dial and set ISO with a rear dial while choosing the shutter speed or monitoring the noise effect on the rear screen – ideal when dealing with complex lighting situations.

The DMC-G80 boasts a large 2,360K-dot OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) LVF (Live View Finder) with a magnification ratio of approx. 1.48x / 0.74x (35mm camera equiv.) and 100% field of view. It delivers high speed response with minimum time lag of less than 0.01 sec as well as 10,000:1 high contrast for exceptional visibility, plus, the eye point of approximately 20 mm offers high visibility and comfort even for users wearing glasses.

TYPE Type Digital Single Lens Mirrorless camera
Recording media SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card/(Compatible with UHS-I / UHS-II UHS Speed Class 3 standard SDHC / SDXC Memory Cards)
Image sensor size 17.3 x 13.0 mm (in 4:3 aspect ratio)
Lens mount Micro Four Thirds mount
IMAGE SENSOR Type Live MOS Sensor
Total pixels 16.84 megapixels
Camera effective pixels 16.00 megapixels
Color filter Primary color filter
Dust reduction system Supersonic wave filter
Image Stabilization System Image sensor shift type (5-axis / 5-stop), Dual I.S. (Dual I.S. 2 compatible)
RECORDING SYSTEM Recording file format Still image JPEG (DCF, Exif 2.3), RAW, MPO (When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds system standard)
Motion picture AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch), MP4 (Audio format: AAC 2ch)
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2, 16:9, 1:1
Image quality RAW, RAW+Fine, RAW+Standard, Fine, Standard/MPO+Fine / MPO+Standard (with 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds system standard)
Color Space sRGB, AdobeRGB
File size(Pixels) Still Image [4:3] 4592×3448(L) / 3232×2424(M) / 2272×1704(S) / 1824×1368 (When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Third system standard)/[3:2] 4592×3064(L) / 3232×2160(M) / 2272×1520(S) / 1824×1216 (When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Third system standard)/[16:9] 4592×2584(L) / 3840×2160(M) / 1920×1080(S) / 1824×1024 (When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Third system standard)/[1:1] 3424×3424(L) / 2416×2416(M) / 1712×1712(S) / 1712×1712 (When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Third system standard)
Motion picture* MP4 [4K] 3840×2160:4K/30p 100Mbps, 4K/25p: 100Mbps, 4K/24p 100Mbps/[Full HD] 1920×1080:FHD/60p 28Mbps, FHD/50p: 28Mbps, FHD/30p 20Mbps, FHD/25p: 20Mbps/[HD] 1280×720:HD/30p 10Mbps, HD/25p: 10Mbps
AVCHD [Full HD] 1920×1080 FHD/50p: 28Mbps, 50p recording/[Full HD] 1920×1080 FHD/50i: 17Mbps, 50i recording/[Full HD] 1920×1080 FHD/25p: 24Mbps, 50i recording (sensor output is 25fps)/[Full HD] 1920×1080 FHD/24p: 24Mbps, 24p recording
Continuous recordable time (Motion picture) AVCHD [FHD/50i]: Approx. 120 min with H-FS12060 / H-FS14140/MP4 [4K/30p, 4K/25p]: Approx. 90 min with H-FS12060 / H-FS14140
Actual recordable time (Motion picture) AVCHD [FHD/50i]: Approx. 60 min with H-FS12060 / H-FS14140/MP4 [4K/30p, 4K/25p]: Approx. 45 min with H-FS12060 / H-FS14140
WiFi FUNCTION WiFi IEEE 802.11b/g/n, 2412 MHz – 2462 MHz (1-11 ch), Wi-Fi / WPA / WPA2, Infrastructure mode
NFC No
QR Code Connection Yes
Password-less connection Yes (ON / OFF selectable)
VIEWFINDER Type OLED Live View Finder (2,360k dots)
Field of view Approx. 100%
Magnification Approx. 1.48x / 0.74x (35mm camera equivalent) with 50 mm lens at infinity; -1.0 m-1
Eye point Approx. 20 mm from eyepiece lens
Diopter adjustment -4.0 – +4.0 (dpt)
Eye sensor Yes
Eye sensor adjustment High / Low
FOCUS Type Contrast AF system
DFD technology Yes
Post Focus Yes
Focus mode AFS (Single) / AFF (Flexible) / AFC (Continuous) / MF
AF mode Face/Eye Detection / Tracking / 49-Area / Custom Multi / 1-Area / Pinpoint/(Full area touch is available)
AF detective range EV -4 – 18 (ISO100 equivalent)
AF assist lamp Yes
AF lock Yes (AF/AE LOCK button)
Others One Shot AF, Shutter AF, Half Press Release, Quick AF, AF Sensitivity, Continuous AF (during motion picture recording), Eye Sensor AF, AF+MF, MF Assist, Touch MF Assist, Focus Peaking, Touch AF/AE Function, Touch Pad AF, Touch Shutter
Starlight AF Yes
EXPOSURE CONTROL Light metering system 1728-zone multi-pattern sensing system
Light metering mode Multiple / Center Weighted / Spot
Metering range EV 0 – 18 (F2.0 lens, ISO100 equivalent)
Exposure mode Program AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual
ISO sensitivity (Standard Output Sensitivity) Auto / Intelligent ISO / 100 (Extended) / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 / 6400 / 12800 / 25600 (Changeable to 1/3 EV step)/(Up to ISO6400 in motion picture recording) (ISO Auto in M mode)
Exposure compensation 1/3 EV step ±5EV (±3EV for motion picture)
AE lock Yes (AF/AE LOCK button)
WHITE BALANCE White balance Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Incandescent / Flash / White Set 1, 2, 3, 4 / Color temperature setting
White balance adjustment Blue/Amber bias, Magenta/Green bias
Color temperature setting 2500 – 10000K in 100K
SHUTTER Type Focal-plane shutter
Shutter speed Still image: Bulb (Max. 2 minutes), 1/4,000 – 60/Motion picture: 1/16,000 – 1/25/Electronic shutter: 1/16,000 – 1/Electronic first curtain shutter: 1/2,000 – 60
Self timer 10sec, 3 images / 2sec / 10sec
PANORAMA SHOT Panorama shot Yes (Standard / Wide)
BURST SHOOTING Burst speed [Mechanical shutter] AFS: H: 9 frames/sec, M: 6 frames/sec (with Live View), L: 2 frames/sec (with Live View)/[Mechanical shutter] AFC: H: 6 frames/sec, M: 6 frames/sec (with Live View), L: 2 frames/sec (with Live View)/[Electronic shutter] SH: 40 frames/sec/[Electronic shutter] AFS: H: 10 frames/sec, M: 6 frames/sec (with Live View), L: 2 frames/sec (with Live View)/[Electronic shutter] AFC: H: 6 frames/sec, M: 6 frames/sec (with Live View), L: 2 frames/sec (with Live View)
Number of recordable images More than 45 images (when there are RAW files with the particular speed)/More than 300 images (when there are no RAW files)/(Depending on memory card type, aspect, picture size and compression)
BRACKET AE bracket 3, 5, 7 images in 1/3, 2/3 or 1 EV step, max. ±3 EV, single/burst
Aperture Bracket 3, 5 or all positions in 1 EV step
Focus Bracket 1 to 999 images, focus steps can be set in 5 levels
White balance bracket 3 exposures in blue/amber axis or in magenta/green axis
TIME LAPSE SHOT Yes
STOP MOTION ANIMATION Yes
FLASH Flash type TTL Built-in-Flash, GN9.0 equivalent (ISO200 ・m) / GN6.2 equivalent (ISO100 ・m), Built-in Pop-up (Reference)
Flash Mode Auto*, Auto/Red-eye Reduction*, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off * For iA, iA+ only.
Synchronization speed Less than 1/160 second
Flash output adjustment 1/3EV step ±3EV
Flash synchronization 1st Curtain Sync., 2nd Curtain Sync.
Synchronization for flash dimming and exposure compensation Yes
4K PHOTO MODE 4K Photo mode* 4K Burst: 30 frames/sec/4K Burst (S/S): 30 frames/sec/4K Pre-Burst: 30 frames/sec, approx. 2 seconds/(Depending on memory card size and battery power)
Exif information Yes
Marking function Yes (in 4K Burst (S/S) mode)
Loop rec function Yes (in 4K Burst (S/S) mode)
SILENT MODE Yes
REAR MONITOR Type TFT LCD monitor with static touch control
Monitor size Free-angle 7.5cm (3.0-inch) / 3:2 aspect / Wide viewing angle
Pixels Approx. 1,040k dots
Filed of view Approx. 100%
Monitor adjustment Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Red-Green, Blue-Yellow
LIVE VIEW Digital zoom 2x, 4x
Extra Tele Conversion Still image: Max. 2x/Motion picture: 2.4x (FHD), 3.6x (HD)
Other functions Level Gauge, Real-time Histogram, Guide Lines (3 patterns), Highlight display (Still image / motion picture), Zebra Pattern (Still image / motion picture)
DIRECTION DETECTION FUNCTION Direction Detection Function Yes
PHOTO STYLE Still image and motion picture Standard / Vivid / Natural / Monochrome / L. Monochrome / Scenery / Portrait / Custom / Cinelike D* / Cinelike V* *When Creative Video Mode is selected.
CREATIVE CONTROL Still image Expressive / Retro / Old Days / High Key / Low Key / Sepia / Monochrome / Dynamic Monochrome / Rough Monochrome / Silky Monochrome / Impressive Art / High Dynamic / Cross Process / Toy Effect / Toy Pop / Bleach Bypass / Miniature Effect / Soft Focus / Fantasy / Star Filter / One Point Color / Sunshine
Motion picture Expressive / Retro / Old Days / High Key / Low Key / Sepia / Monochrome / Dynamic Monochrome / Impressive Art / High Dynamic / Cross Process / Toy Effect / Toy Pop / Bleach Bypass / Miniature Effect / Fantasy / One Point Color
MOTION PICTURE FUNCTION Flicker reduction [1/50] / [1/60] / [1/100] / [1/120] / OFF
PLAYBACK Playback function 30-thumbnail display, 12-thumbnail display, Calendar display, Zoomed playback (Max. 16x), Slideshow (All / Picture Only / Video Only / 4K PHOTO / Post Focus / 3D / Category Selection / Favorite, duration & effect is selectable), Playback Mode (Normal / Picture Only / Video Only / 4K PHOTO / Post Focus / 3D Play / Category / Favorite), Location Logging, RAW Processing, 4K PHOTO Bulk Saving, Light Composition, Clear Retouch, Title Edit, Text Stamp, Video Divide, Time Lapse Video, Stop Motion Video, Resize, Cropping, Rotate, Rotation Display, Favorite, DPOF Print Set, Protect, Face Recognition Edit, Picture Sort, Creating Still Pictures from a Motion Picture
IMAGE PROTECTION / ERASE Protection Single / Multi
Erase Single / Multi / All / Except Favorite
PRINT Direct Print PictBridge compatible
INTERFACE USB USB 2.0 Micro-B
HDMI microHDMI TypeD / VIERA Link/Video: Auto / 4K / 1080p / 1080i / 720p / 576p/Audio: Stereo/Monitor-through: 4:2:2/8-bit (While recording motion picture on the SD memory card in the camera unit.)
Audio video output No
Microphone Stereo, Wind-cut: OFF / Standard / High
Speaker Monaural
LANGUAGE OSD language Japanese, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish
CREATIVE VIDEO MODE Exposure mode Program AE / Aperture-Priority / Sutter-Priority / Manual Exposure
POWER Battery Li-ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1200mAh, 8.7Wh) (included)
Battery life (CIPA standard) Approx. 330 images (rear monitor), 320 images (LVF) with H-FS12060/Approx. 320 images (rear monitor), 310 images (LVF) with H-FS14140/Power Save LVF Shooting mode: Approx. 800 images* with H-FS12060 / H-FS14140/* Under the test conditions specified by Panasonic based on CIPA standard. When the time to get in the sleep mode is set to 3 sec.
DIMENSIONS / WEIGHT Dimensions (W x H x D) 128.4 x 89 x 74.3 mm / 5.06 x 3.50 x 2.93 inch (excluding protrusions)
Weight Approx. 505g / 1.11 lb (SD card, Battery, Body)/Approx. 453g / 1.00 lb (Body only)/Approx. 715g / 1.58 lb (SD card, Battery, H-FS12060 lens included)/Approx. 770g / 1.70 lb (SD card, Battery, H-FS14140 lens included)
OPERATING ENVIRONMENT Operating temperature 0oC to 40oC (32oF to 104oF)
Operating humidity 10%RH to 80%RH
STANDARD ACCESSORIES Software ・ The software to edit and playback images on computer is not bundled with DMC-G80. To do this, PHOTOfunSTUDIO is available for download at Panasonic website using computer connected to the Internet.
http://panasonic.jp/support/global/cs/soft/download/d_pfs99pe.html (For Windows)・ The software to process RAW file on computer is not bundled with DMC-G80. To do this, SILKYPIX Developer Studio is available for download at Ichikawa Soft Laboratory’s website using computer connected to the Internet.
http://www.isl.co.jp/SILKYPIX/english/p/ (For Windows / Mac)
Standard accessories DMC-G80M Kit/Hot Shoe Cover, Body Cap, Battery Pack, Battery Charger, AC Cable, USB Connection Cable, Shoulder Strap, Lens Hood, Lens Cap, Lens Rear Cap/The DMC-G80/ G81 Operating Instructions for advanced features is available for downloaded at Panasonic LUMIX Customer Support Site using PC, smartphone or tablet connected to the Internet.
INTERCHANGEABLE LENS-1 Lens Name LUMIX G VARIO 12-60mm / F3.5-5.6 ASPH. / POWER O.I.S.
Lens Construction 11 elements in 9 groups (3 aspherical lenses, 1 ED lens)
Nano Surface Coating
Mount Micro Four Thirds mount
Optical Image Stabilizer Yes (POWER O.I.S.)
Focal Length f=12-60mm (35mm camera equivalent 24-120mm)
Aperture Type 7 diaphragm blades / Circular aperture diaphragm
Maximum Aperture F3.5 (Wide) – F5.6 (Tele)
Minimum Aperture F22
Closest Focusing Distance 0.20m / 0.66ft (Wide), 0.25m / 0.82ft (Tele)
Maximum magnification Approx. 0.27x / 0.54x (35mm camera equivalent)
Diagonal Angle of View 84.05°(Wide) to 20.44°(Tele)
General Filter Size φ58mm / 2.3inch
Max. Diameter φ66.0mm / 2.6inch
Overall Length Approx. 71mm / 2.80inch (from the tip of the lens to the base side of the lens mount)
Weight [g] Approx. 210g (excluding lens cap, lens rear cap and lens hood)
Weight [oz] Approx. 7.41oz (excluding lens cap, lens rear cap and lens hood)
NOTE * About motion picture recording / 4K PHOTO recording
– Use a card with SD Speed Class with “Class 4” or higher when recording motion pictures.
– Use a card with SD Speed Class with “UHS-I / UHS-II UHS Speed Class 3 (U3)” when recording motion pictures with [MP4] in [4K] or [4K PHOTO].
(SD speed class is the speed standard regarding continuous writing.)
– Recording stops when the continuous recording time exceeds 29 minutes and 59 seconds with [AVCHD] in Europe.
– Recording stops when the continuous recording time exceeds 29 minutes and 59 seconds with [MP4] in Europe.
– MP4 motion pictures with [MP4] in [4K]:
– When using an SDHC memory card: You can continue recording without interruption even if the file size exceeds 4 GB, but the motion picture file will be divided and recorded/played back separately.
– When using an SDXC memory card: You can record a motion picture in a single file.
– MP4 motion pictures with [MP4] in [FHD] [HD]:
– You can continue recording without interruption even if the file size exceeds 4 GB, but the motion picture file will be divided and recorded/played back separately.
– When the ambient temperature is high or continuous recording is performed, the camera may stop the recording to protect itself. Wait until the camera cools down.** For [4K] video output, use an HDMI cable that has the HDMI logo on it, and that is described as”4K compatible”.

DMC-G80EB User Manual