Capture moments with superb 4K imaging performance in both video and exclusive 4K PHOTO
Unique, in-body stabilization in combination with select optically stabilized lenses work together for class-leading Dual Image Stabilization results
New 20.3-megapixel sensor achieves Panasonic’s highest image quality
Worry-free splashproof / dustproof rugged body.
Over 20 Interchangeable lens options available
The Lumix G Vario 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 CSC Lens from Panasonic offers dual aspherical lenses that are sure to add that finishing crisp touch to your photos. This compact and lightweight design hosts a range of features that will benefit professional and hobbyist photographers alike.
In-built Optical Image Stabilisation negates any hand shaking when capturing those spur-of-the-moment photos.
Powered by a stepping motor the high-speed contrast AF system will enhance contrast for both still images and video recording.
The Lumix G Vario 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 CSC Lens combines dual aspherical lenses and an outstanding versatile zoom range of 14-42mm making it great for landscape and portrait situations.
Compatible with all G series cameras this lens' light and compact design makes it a must have addition for any photographers camera bag.
TYPE Type Digital Single Lens Mirrorless camera
Recording media SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card/(Compatible with UHS-I 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 21.77 Megapixels
Camera effective pixels 20.30 Megapixels
Color filter Primary color filter
Dust reduction system Supersonic wave filter
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] 5184x3888(L) / 3712x2784(M) / 2624x1968(S) / 1824x1368 (When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Third system standard)/[3:2] 5184x3456(L) / 3712x2480(M) / 2624x1752(S) / 1824x1216 (When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Third system standard)/[16:9] 5184x2920(L) / 3840x2160(M) / 1920x1080(S) / 1824x1024 (When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Third system standard)/[1:1] 3888x3888(L) / 2784x2784(M) / 1968x1968(S) / 1712x1712 (When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Third system standard)
Motion picture* MP4*:PAL area [4K] 3840x2160: 4K/25p 100Mbps, 4K/24p 100Mbps/[Full HD] 1920x1080: FHD/50p 28Mbps, FHD/25p 20Mbps/[HD] 1280x720: HD/25p 10Mbps/[VGA] 640x480: VGA/25p 4Mbps
AVCHD*:PAL area [Full HD] 1920x1080: FHD/50p: 28Mbps, 50p recording/[Full HD] 1920x1080: FHD/50i: 17Mbps, 50i recording/[Full HD] 1920x1080: FHD/25p: 24Mbps, 50i recording (sensor output is 25fps)/[Full HD] 1920x1080: FHD/24p: 24Mbps
Continuous recordable time (Motion picture) AVCHD [FHD/50i]: Approx. 120 min (rear monitor), 120 min (LVF) with H-HS12035/AVCHD [FHD/50i]: Approx. 120 min (rear monitor), 120 min (LVF) with H-FS1442A/AVCHD [FHD/50i]: Approx. 120 min (rear monitor), 120 min (LVF) with H-FS14140/MP4 [4K/25p]: Approx. 100 min (rear monitor), 100 min (LVF) with H-HS12035/MP4 [4K/25p]: Approx. 100 min (rear monitor), 100 min (LVF) with H-FS1442A/MP4 [4K/25p]: Approx. 100 min (rear monitor), 100 min (LVF) with H-FS14140
Actual recordable time (Motion picture) AVCHD [FHD/50i]: Approx. 60 min (rear monitor), 60 min (LVF) with H-HS12035/AVCHD [FHD/50i]: Approx. 65 min (rear monitor), 70 min (LVF) with H-FS1442A/AVCHD [FHD/50i]: Approx. 60 min (rear monitor), 60 min (LVF) with H-FS14140/MP4 [4K/25p]: Approx. 50 min (rear monitor), 50 min (LVF) with H-HS12035/MP4 [4K/25p]: Approx. 50 min (rear monitor), 50 min (LVF) with H-FS1442A/MP4 [4K/25p]: Approx. 50 min (rear monitor), 50 min (LVF) with H-FS14140
Image Stabilization System Image Sensor Shift Type
WiFi FUNCTION WiFi IEEE 802.11b/g/n, 2412 MHz - 2462 MHz (1-11 ch), Wi-Fi / WPA / WPA2, Infrastructure mode
NFC ISO/IEC 18092, NFC-F (Passive Mode)
QR Code Connection Yes
Password-less connection Yes (ON / OFF selectable)
FOCUS Type Contrast AF system
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, 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
DFD technology Yes
Starlight AF Yes
VIEWFINDER Tilting Yes
Type OLED Live View Finder (2,360k dots)
Field of view Approx. 100%
Magnification Approx. 1.54x / 0.77x (35mm camera equivalent) with 50 mm lens at infinity; -1.0 m-1
Eye point Approx. 21 mm from eyepiece lens
Diopter adjustment -4.0 - +3.0 (dpt)
Eye sensor Yes
Eye sensor adjustment High / Low
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)
AE bracket 3, 5, 7 frames in 1/3, 2/3 or 1 EV Step, Max. ±3 EV, single/burst
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
White balance bracket 3 exposures in blue/amber axis or in magenta/green axis
SHUTTER Type Focal-plane shutter
Shutter speed Still image: Bulb (Max. 30 minutes), 1/8,000 - 60/Motion picture: 1/16,000 - 1/25/Electronic shutter: 1/16,000 - 1
Self timer 10sec, 3 images / 2sec / 10sec
Remote control Remote control with Bulb function by DMW-RSL1 (Optional)
PANORAMA SHOT Panorama shot Yes (Standard / Wide)
BURST SHOOTING Burst speed Mechanical shutter/AFS: H: 8 frames/sec, M: 5.5 frames/sec (with Live View), L: 2 frames/sec (with Live View)/AFC: H: 6 frames/sec, M: 6 frames/sec (with Live View), L: 2 frames/sec (with Live View)/Electronic shutter/AFS: H: 10 frames/sec, M: 6 frames/sec (with Live View), L: 2 frames/sec (with Live View)/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 30 images (when there are RAW files with the particular speed)/More than (TBD) images (when there are no RAW files)/(depending on memory card type, aspect, picture size and compression)
FLASH Flash type TTL External Flash (Optional)
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 1/250 second
Flash output adjustment 1/3EV step ±3EV
Flash synchronization 1st. Curtain Sync, 2nd Curtain Sync.
Synchronization for flash dimming and exposure compensation Yes
REAR MONITOR Type OLED monitor with static touch control
Monitor size Free-angle 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 Tint, Blue Tint
4K PHOTO MODE Loop rec function Yes (in 4K Burst (S/S) mode)
4K Photo mode* 4K Burst: 30 frames/sec, max. 29 minutes 59 seconds/4K Burst (S/S): 30 frames/sec, max. 29 minutes 59 seconds/4K Pre-Burst: 30 frames/sec, approx. 2 seconds/(depending on memory card size and battery power)
Exif information Yes
Selectable aspect ratio Yes (4:3 / 3:2 / 16:9 / 1:1 are selectable)
Exposure mode Program AE/ Aperture-Priority / Shutter-Priority / Manual Exposure
Marking function Yes (in 4K Burst (S/S) mode)
LIVE VIEW Digital zoom 2x, 4x
Extra Tele Conversion Still image: Max. 2x/Motion picture: 2.7x (FHD), 4.0x (HD), 5.4x (VGA)
Other functions Level Gauge, Real-time Histogram, Guide Lines (3 patterns), Center Marker, Highlight display (Still image / motion picture), Zebra pattern (Still image / motion picture)
TIME LAPSE SHOT Yes
STOP MOTION ANIMATION Yes
DIRECTION DETECTION FUNCTION Direction Detection Function Yes
FUNCTION BUTTON Fn1, Fn2, Fn3, Fn4, Fn5, Fn6, Fn7, Fn8, Fn9, Fn10, Fn11, Fn12, Fn13 Wi-Fi / Q.MENU / LVF/Monitor Switch / LVF/Monitor Disp. Style / AF/AE LOCK / AF-ON / Preview / One Push AE / Touch AE / Level Gauge / Focus Area Set / Zoom Control / 1 Shot RAW+JPG / 1 Shot Spot Metering / Cursor Button Lock / Dial Operation Switch / Photo Style / Filter Select / Aspect Ratio / Picture Size / Quality / Metering Mode / 4K PHOTO / Highlight Shadow / i. Dynamic / i. Resolution / HDR / Electronic Shutter / Flash Mode / Flash Adjust. / Ex. Tele Conv. / Digital Zoom / Stabilizer / Snap Movie / Motion Pic. Set / Picture Mode / Silent Mode / AFS/AFF / Peaking / Histogram / Guide Line / Zebra Pattern / Monochrome Live View / Rec Area / Step Zoom / Zoom Speed / Touch Screen / Sensitivity / White Balance / AF Mode/MF / Drive Mode / Restore to Default
PHOTO STYLE Still image and motion picture Standard / Vivid / Natural / Monochrome / Scenery / Portrait / Custom / Cinelike D* / Cinelike V* *When Creative Video Mode is selected.
SILENT MODE Yes
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
Cinelike gamma Cinelike D / Cinelike V
PLAYBACK Playback function 30-thumbnail display, 12-thumbnail display, Calendar display, Zoomed playback (Max. 16x), Slideshow (All / Picture Only / Video Only / 4K PHOTO / 3D / Category Selection / Favorite, duration & effect is selectable), Playback Mode (Normal / Picture / Video / 4K PHOTO / 3D Play / Category / Favorite), Location Logging, RAW Processing, 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 High Speed Multi
HDMI** microHDMI TypeD / VIERA Link/Video: Auto / 4K / 1080p / 1080i / 720p / 576p/Audio: Stereo
Audio video output Monaural Type, NTSC/PAL/*Check the website of the Panasonic sales company in your country or region for details on the products that are available in your market.
Microphone Stereo, Wind-cut: OFF / Standard / High
Remote input φ2.5mm for remote
External microphone input φ2.5mm for external microphone/Stereo/Monaural is selectable when attaching DMW-MS1 (optional).
LANGUAGE OSD language Japanese, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish
POWER Battery Li-ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1200mAh, 8.7Wh) (Included)/Battery Charger
Battery life (CIPA standard) Approx. 330 images (rear monitor), 310 images (LVF) with H-HS12035/Approx. 340 images (rear monitor), 320 images (LVF) with H-FS1442A/Approx. 330 images (rear monitor), 310 images (LVF) with H-FS14140
DIMENSIONS / WEIGHT Dimensions (W x H x D) 133.2 x 77.9 x 63.1 mm / 5.24 x 3.07 x 2.48 inch (excluding protrusions)
Weight Approx. 487g / 1.07 lb (SD card, Battery, Body)/Approx. 435g / 0.96 lb (Body only)/Approx. 597g / 1.32 lb (SD card, Battery, H-FS1442A lens included)/Approx. 752g / 1.66 lb (SD card, Battery, H-FS14140 lens included)/Approx. 790g / 1.75 lb (SD card, Battery, H-HS12035 lens included)
OPERATING ENVIRONMENT Operating temperature 0? to 40? (32°F to 104°F)
Operating humidity 10%RH to 80?RH
STANDARD ACCESSORIES Software PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.7 PE/(Windows Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 8.1)/SILKYPIX® Developer Studio 4.3 SE/(Windows Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 8.1, Mac OS X v10.5 - v10.10?/LoiLoScope (Trial version)/(Windows Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 8.1)
Standard accessories DMC-GX8A Kit/Hot Shoe Cover, Body Cap, Battery Pack, Battery Charger, USB Connection Cable, Shoulder Strap, DVD, AC Cable*, Lens Hood, Lens Cap, Lens Rear Cap/* Depends on the country or region.
CREATIVE VIDEO MODE Exposure mode Program AE / Aperture-Priority / Sutter-Priority / Manual Exposure
INTERCHANGEABLE LENS-1 Lens Name LUMIX G X VARIO 12-35mm / F2.8 ASPH. / POWER O.I.S.
Lens Construction 14 elements in 9 groups (4 aspherical lenses , 1 UED lens, 1 UHR lens)
Nano Surface Coating Yes
Mount Micro Four Thirds mount
Optical Image Stabilizer Yes (POWER O.I.S.)
Focal Length f=12-35mm (35mm camera equivalent 24-70mm)
Aperture Type 7 diaphragm blades / Circular aperture diaphragm
Maximum Aperture F2.8
Minimum Aperture F22
Closest Focusing Distance 0.25m / 0.82ft
Maximum magnification Approx. 0.17x / 0.34x (35mm camera equivalent)
Diagonal Angle of View 84°(Wide) to 34°(TELE)
General Filter Size φ58mm / 2.3in
Max. Diameter φ67.6mm / 2.7in
Overall Length Approx. 73.8mm / 2.9in (from the tip of the lens to the base side of the lens mount)
Weight [g] Approx. 305g (excluding lens cap and lens rear cap)
Weight [oz] Approx. 10.8oz (excluding lens cap and lens rear cap)
NOTE * About motion picture recording / 4K Photo recording
NOTE - Use a card with SD Speed Class with "Class 4" or higher when recording motion pictures.
NOTE - Use a card with SD Speed Class with "UHS-I UHS Speed Class 3 (U3)" when recording motion pictures with [MP4] in [4K] or [4K PHOTO].
NOTE (SD speed class is the speed standard regarding continuous writing.)
NOTE - Maximum time to record motion pictures continuously with [MP4] in [4K] is 29 minutes 59 seconds.
NOTE - You can continuously record a motion picture with its size set to [4K] in [MP4] or [4K PHOTO] without a pause even if the motion picture exceeds 4GB. However, the recorded content has to be played back as multiple files.
NOTE - Maximum time to record motion pictures continuously with [MP4] in [FHD] [HD] [VGA] is 29 minutes 59 seconds or up to 4 GB.
NOTE - Maximum time to record motion pictures continuously with [AVCHD] is 29 minutes 59 seconds.
NOTE ** For [4K] video output, use an HDMI cable that has the HDMI logo on it, and that is described as"4K compatible".
Weight 110 g
Length 4.9 cm
Lens System Zoom lens
Optical Zoom 3 x
Lens Aperture F/3.5-5.6
Focus Adjustment Automatic, manual
Focal Length 14 mm - 42 mm
Lens Construction 8 groups / 9 elements
Mounting Type Micro Four Thirds
Filter Size 46 mm
Special Functions Zoom
Intended For Mirrorless system
Designed For Lumix GX7; Lumix G DMC-G5H, G5KPP, G5WX, G6, G6H, G6K, G6M, G6W, G6X, G7, G70, G7H, G7K, G7M, G7W, GF5KA, GF5WA, GF6, GF6K, GF6W, GF6X, GF7K, GF7W, GH3WA, GH4, GH4A, GH4H, GH4M, GH4R, GH4U, GM1, GM1K, GM1W, GM5, GM5K, GM5L, GM5W, GX1WX, GX1XV, GX7, GX7C, GX7K, GX8, GX80, GX85, GX8A, GX8H, GX8K, GX8M
Min Focus Distance 20 cm
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