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Control Panel on the Panasonic GH4?

Unlike some professional cameras, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 does not have a top-level display. The verification of camera settings is instead done by looking at the position of control dials and, most importantly, by checking the rear LCD screen.

Top view of the Panasonic GH4

GH4 and credit card from top

Screen specs

Below is an overview of all the main screen specifications of the GH4. In particular, the rear LCD measures 3.0 inches and offers a resolution of 1,036,000 dots. The panel is touch sensitive.

Panasonic GH4 Screen Specs
Viewfinder Type Electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Field of View 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.67x
Viewfinder Resolution 2359k dots
Top-Level Screen no Top Display
LCD Framing Live View
LCD Size 3.0 inch
LCD Resolution 1036k dots
LCD Attachment Swivel screen
Touch Input Touchscreen

Camera to camera comparisons

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 is a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera that was officially introduced in February 2014 and is equipped with a Four Thirds sensor. It offers a resolution of 15.9 megapixel. In the United States, the camera was initially launched at a price of $1,499.

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The table below compares the rear screen specs of the Panasonic GH4 to those of several similar cameras. Additionally, the table includes some information on other core features, such as the viewfinder, shutter, flash, and image stabilization system.

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Screen and Other Feature Comparison
    Camera
Model
Viewfinder
(Type or
000 dots)
Control
Panel
(yes/no)
LCD
Specifications
(inch/000 dots)
LCD
Attach-
ment
Touch
Screen
(yes/no)
Mech
Shutter
Speed
Shutter
Flaps
(1/sec)
Built-in
Flash
(yes/no)
Built-in
Image
Stab
1.
 
Panasonic GH42359 n3.0 / 1036 swivel Y 1/8000s 12.0 Y n
2.
 
Olympus E-M5 II2360 n3.0 / 1037 swivel Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
3.
 
Olympus E-M12360 n3.0 / 1037 tilting Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
4.
 
Panasonic GH53680 n3.2 / 1620 swivel Y 1/8000s 12.0 n Y
5.
 
Panasonic G852360 n3.0 / 1040 swivel Y 1/4000s 9.0 Y Y
6.
 
Panasonic GX82360 n3.0 / 1040 swivel Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
7.
 
Panasonic GM51166 n3.0 / 921 fixed Y 1/500s 5.8 n n
8.
 
Panasonic G61440 n3.0 / 1036 swivel Y 1/4000s 7.0 Y n
9.
 
Panasonic GM1none n3.0 / 1036 fixed Y 1/500s 5.0 Y n
10.
 
Panasonic GH31746 n3.0 / 614 swivel Y 1/4000s 6.0 Y n
11.
 
Sony A72400 n3.0 / 1230 tilting n 1/8000s 5.0 n n

In case you would like to check on the differences and similarities with other camera models, just use the search menu below. An an alternative, you can also directly jump to any one of the listed comparisons that were previously generated by the CAM-parator tool.

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    Specifications Summary
    Camera Model Panasonic GH4
    Camera Type Mirrorless system camera
    Camera Lens Micro Four Thirds lenses
    Launch Date February 2014
    Launch Price USD 1 499
    Sensor Specs
    Sensor Technology CMOS
    Sensor Format Four Thirds Sensor
    Sensor Size 17.3 x 13.0 mm
    Sensor Area 225 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 21.6 mm
    Crop Factor 2.0x
    Sensor Resolution 15.9 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 4 608 x 3 456 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 3.76 μm
    Pixel Density 7.08 MP/cm2
    Moiré control Anti-Alias filter
    Movie Capability 4K/30p Video
    ISO Setting 200 - 25 600 ISO
    ISO Boost 100 - 25 600 ISO
    Image Processor Venus IX
    DXO Sensor Quality (score) 74
    DXO Color Depth (bits) 23.2
    DXO Dynamic Range (EV) 12.8
    DXO Low Light (ISO) 791
    Screen Specs
    Viewfinder Type Electronic viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 100%
    Viewfinder Magnification 0.67x
    Viewfinder Resolution 2359k dots
    Top-Level Screen no Top Display
    LCD Framing Live View
    LCD Size 3.0 inch
    LCD Resolution 1036k dots
    LCD Attachment Swivel screen
    V-logging Friendliness Front-flip possible
    Touch Input Touchscreen
    Shooting Specs
    Focus System Contrast-detect AF
    Manual Focusing AidFocus Peaking
    Maximum Shutter Speed 1/8000s
    Continuous Shooting 12 shutter flaps/s
    Shutter Life Expectancy200 000 actuations
    Silent ShootingElectronic Shutter
    Time Lapse PhotographyIntervalometer Built-in
    Fill Flash Built-in Flash
    Storage Medium SDXC cards
    Second Storage Option Single card slot
    UHS card support UHS-I
    Connectivity Specs
    External Flash Hotshoe
    Studio Flash PC Sync socket
    USB Connector USB 2.0
    HDMI Port micro HDMI
    Microphone Port External MIC port
    Headphone Socket Headphone port
    Wifi Support Wifi built-in
    Near-Field Communication NFC built-in
    Body Specs
    Environmental SealingWeathersealed body
    Battery Type DMW-BLF19 power pack
    Battery Life (CIPA)500 shots per charge
    Body Dimensions 133 x 93 x 84 mm
    (5.2 x 3.7 x 3.3 in)
    Camera Weight 560 g (19.8 oz)

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