Panasonic Field Shooting Camera for Active Photographers - DMCG85MK

DMCG85MK

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The One for Adventure

When life's adventures take you places, you need a camera that can keep up. Photographer, Mitchell Kanashkevich chose the LUMIX G85 on his recent journey to Romania. Perfect for outdoor shooting, the Dual Image Stabilizer helps you take crisper, clearer images in difficult or fast-moving environments. The weather-sealed compact body and lens kit allows for huge flexibility wherever your trip takes you.

Make moving images

Life doesn't stand still for you to capture it. That's why the LUMIX G85 integrates 5-Axis Dual I.S.2 (Image Stabilizer), combining body and lens stabilization to gain more powerful handshake correction and compensating your shots up to 5 F-Stops. The 5-axis stabilization works in both wide and telephoto photography and motion picture recording including 4K Video. 5-Axis Dual I.S. 2 works when attaching the lens that are compatible with it. Firmware update of the lens is also required. Based on the CIPA standard [Yaw/Pitch direction: focusing distance f=50-140 mm (35 mm film camera equivalent f=100-280 mm), when H-FS14140 is used.]

Change the lens,expand your creativity

LUMIX G85 high-precision gyrosensor and new algorithm increases the compensation power of the 5-Axis Body I.S. This awesome power corrects hand-shake for all lenses, including classic lenses not equipped with O.I.S.

Shutter shock reduction

The LUMIX G85 employs an electromagnetic drive in the shutter unit. The shock caused by the movement of the shutter diaphragm is dramatically reduced and the shutter sound is minimized. Together with the use of solid magnesium for the front panel, this reduces shutter shock by approximately 90% compared with the predecessor G7. This shock reduction lets you use the mechanical shutter even in situations where there was previously no choice but to use the electronic shutter.

Never miss the perfect shot

The 4K PHOTO feature on the LUMIX G85 allows you to capture the perfect moment by selecting a frame from a video sequence (shot at 30 fps) in camera, and saving it as an individual high-res image. Simply shoot, select and save, to make those fleeting moments unmissable in every sense.

Shoot now, focus later

Enjoy the creative freedom of being able to decide what you want in focus. Post Focus gives you the power to review the image and touch the area you'd like to be pin sharp, even after you've taken it. And what's more, with the new Focus Stacking feature, you can easily select several focus points in the same image. It's simple, stunning and all inside the LUMIX G85.

Ultra high speed focusing

Capture even the fastest moving action thanks to DFD (Depth From Defocus) technology. It instantly calculates the distance to the subject by evaluating two images with different sharpness levels, and achieves ultrahigh-speed AF and 6-fps burst shooting with AFC. 9-fps burst shooting with AFS is also available.

The compatibility of the UHS-II SDXC / SDHC Memory Card and increased buffer memory elevate the maximum number of recordable images in consecutive shooting up to 300 (JPEG) / 45 (RAW) or more.

Sealed Body Rugged Design

Rugged enough to withstand even the most challenging environments, the LUMIX G85 boasts a splash / dustproof body and lens kit (included with DMC-G85MK only). With the latest features condensed into a compact and mobile design, it gives you the flexibility and freedom to never stop exploring.

Shoot what you see

The LUMIX G85's Live View Finder with 0.74x (35 mm equiv.) magnification ratio gives you the freedom to frame your shot and capture everything you see. The LVF boasts 2360K-dot high resolution and approximately 100% colour reproduction for high visibility under any circumstances.

Stable holding even with a single hand

The ergonomically designed thick grip provides stable shooting even with a single hand. The carefully designed concave shape guides each finger into place, and the index finger is naturally positioned on the shutter button even when a large-diameter lens is attached.

Power Save LVF Shooting

A long battery life of approx. 800-900* images per battery charge is achieved. To save power, the eye sensor detects that the eye has moved away, and the camera automatically enters Sleep Mode. You can quickly return to shooting mode with a half press of the shutter button.

Battery Grip: DMW-BGG1 (sold separately)

By using 2 batteries - one in the camera and the other in the grip - the DMW-BGG1 doubles the battery life for extended shooting. It also makes gripping more comfortable even in vertical angle shooting. Exclusively designed for the LUMIX G85, the DMW-BGG1 perfectly matches the camera, boasting a splash / dust-proof rugged design.

True-to-life detail

The G85's 16-megapixel Digital Live MOS sensor with no low pass filter helps you capture sharper images with more detail, wherever your journeys take you.

Your adventures have never looked better

With the highest quality of 4K Video, LUMIX G85 lets you record every twist and turn of your journey in up to 4x the resolution of Full HD. More detail, more clarity, means more memories to look back on, in perfect quality.

Venus Engine "" Impressive colour reproduction

Shoot high-quality, true-to-life images with excellent resolution, high contrast, and impressive colour reproduction. Removing the Low Pass Filter, the limiting resolution is improved by approximately 10% while detecting high-frequency components to suppress the generation of moir by the Venus Engine, which is designed for the LUMIX G85. Combining the Digital Live MOS Sensor and Venus Engine renders clear images with minimum noise even in low-light situations and a maximum sensitivity of ISO25600. A Panasonic comparison with the LUMIX G7.

L. Monochrome Photo Style

L. Monochrome is a new option added to Photo Style for more creative photography. It produces impressive monochrome pictures with deep blacks and rich gradation like that of a B/W film.

Focus Bracket/Aperture Bracket

Focus Bracket and Aperture Bracket are newly added to the conventional Exposure Bracket and WB Bracket. Focus Bracket shoots a maximum of 999 images with different focus points, and Aperture Bracket lets you take multiple shots with different depths of field. Select the mode to match the situation or conditions, then choose the best photo after shooting.

Type
TypeDigital Single Lens Mirrorless camera
Recording mediaSD 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 size17.3 x 13.0 mm (in 4:3 aspect ratio)
Lens mountMicro Four Thirds mount
IMAGE SENSOR
TypeLive MOS Sensor
Total pixels16.84 Mpx
Camera effective pixels16.00 Mpx
Colour filterPrimary colour filter
Dust reduction systemSupersonic wave filter
Image Stabilization System
Image sensor shift type (5-axis / 5-stop), Dual I.S. (Dual I.S. 2 compatible) - Image Stabilization SystemImage sensor shift type (5-axis / 5-stop), Dual I.S. (Dual I.S. 2 compatible)
RECORDING SYSTEM
Recording file format - Still imageJPEG (DCF, Exif 2.3), RAW, MPO (When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds system standard)
Recording file format - Motion pictureAVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch), MP4 (Audio format: AAC 2 ch)
Aspect ratio4:3, 3:2, 16:9, 1:1
Image qualityRAW, RAW+Fine, RAW+Standard, Fine, Standard MPO+Fine / MPO+Standard (with 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds system standard)
Colour SpacesRGB, AdobeRGB
File size (Pixels) - Still Image[4:3] 4592 x 3448 (L) / 3232 x 2424 (M) / 2272 x 1704 (S) / 1824 x 1368 (with 3D lens in Micro Four Third system standard) [3:2] 4592 x 3064 (L) / 3232 x 2160 (M) / 2272 x 1520 (S) / 1824 x 1216 (with 3D lens in Micro Four Third system standard) [16:9] 4592 x 2584 (L) / 3840 x 2160 (M) / 1920 x 1080 (S) / 1824 x 1024 (with 3D lens in Micro Four Third system standard) [1:1] 3424 x 3424 (L) / 2416 x 2416 (M) / 1712 x 1712 (S) / 1712 x 1712 (with 3D lens in Micro Four Third system standard)
Motion picture - MP4 [4K] 3840 x 2160: 4K/30p 100 Mbps, 4K/24p 100 Mbps [Full HD] 1920 x 1080: FHD/60p 28 Mbps, FHD/30p 20 Mbps [HD] 1280 x 720: HD/30p 10 Mbps
Motion picture - AVCHD [Full HD] 1920 x 1080 FHD/60p: 28 Mbps, 60p recording [Full HD] 1920 x 1080 FHD/60i: 17 Mbps, 60i recording [Full HD] 1920 x 1080 FHD/30p: 24 Mbps, 60i recording (sensor output is 30 fps) [Full HD] 1920 x 1080 FHD/24p: 24 Mbps, 24p recording
Continuous recordable time (Motion picture)AVCHD [FHD/60i]: Approx. 120 min with H-FS12060 MP4 [4K/30p]: Approx. 90 min with H-FS12060
Actual recordable time (Motion picture)AVCHD [FHD/60i]: Approx. 60 min with H-FS12060 MP4 [4K/30p]: Approx. 45 min with H-FS12060
Wi-Fi FUNCTION
Wi-FiIEEE 802.11b/g/n, 2412 - 2462 MHz (1-11 ch), Wi-Fi / WPA / WPA2, Infrastructure mode
NFCNo
QR Code ConnectionYes
Password-less connectionYes (ON / OFF selectable)
Viewfinder
TypeOLED Live View Finder (2,360K dots)
Field of viewApprox. 100%
MagnificationApprox. 1.48x / 0.74x (35 mm camera equivalent) with 50 mm lens at infinity; -1.0 m-1
Eye pointApprox. 20 mm from eyepiece lens
Diopter adjustment-4.0 - +4.0 (dpt)
Eye sensorYes
Eye sensor adjustmentHigh / Low
Focus
TypeContrast AF system
DFD technologyYes
Post FocusYes
Focus StackingYes
Focus modeAFS (Single) / AFF (Flexible) / AFC (Continuous) / MF
AF modeFace/Eye Detection / Tracking / 49-Area / Custom Multi / 1-Area / Pinpoint (Full area touch is available)
AF detective rangeEV -4 - 18 (ISO100 equivalent)
Starlight AFYes
AF assist lampYes
AF lockYes (AF/AE LOCK button)
OthersOne 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
EXPOSURE CONTROL
Light metering system1728-zone multi-pattern sensing system
Light metering modeMultiple / Center Weighted / Spot
Metering rangeEV 0 - 18 (F2.0 lens, ISO100 equivalent)
Exposure modeProgram 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 compensation1/3 EV step
AE lockYes (AF/AE LOCK button)
White Balance
White balanceAuto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Incandescent / Flash / White Set 1, 2, 3, 4 / Colour temperature setting
White balance adjustmentBlue/Amber bias, Magenta/Green bias
Colour temperature setting2500 - 10,000K in 100K
Shutter
TypeFocal-plane shutter
Shutter speedStill image: Bulb (Max. 2 minutes), 1/4,000 - 60 Motion picture: 1/16,000 - 1/30 Electronic shutter: 1/16,000 - 1 Electronic first curtain shutter: 1/2,000 - 60
Self timer10 sec, 3 images / 2 sec / 10 sec
Remote controlRemote control with Bulb function by DMW-RSL1 (Optional)
BRACKET
AE bracket3, 5, 7 images in 1/3, 2/3 or 1 EV step, max.
Aperture Bracket3, 5 or all positions in 1 EV step
Focus Bracket1 to 999 images, focus steps can be set in 5 levels
White balance bracket3 exposures in blue/amber axis or in magenta/green axis
PANORAMA SHOT
Panorama shotYes (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 imagesMore 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)
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 informationYes
Marking functionYes [in 4K Burst (S/S) mode]
Loop rec functionYes [in 4K Burst (S/S) mode]
TIME LAPSE SHOT
Yes - TIME LAPSE SHOTYes
STOP MOTION ANIMATION
Yes - STOP MOTION ANIMATIONYes
Flash
Flash typeTTL Built-in-Flash, GN9.0 equivalent (ISO200 m) / GN6.2 equivalent (ISO100 m), Built-in Pop-up (Reference
Flash ModeAuto , 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 speedLess than 1/160 second
Flash output adjustment1/3EV step
Flash synchronization1st Curtain Sync., 2nd Curtain Sync.
Synchronization for flash dimming and exposure compensationYes
Wireless controlYes [When using DMW-FL200L / FL360L / FL580L (Optional)]
SILENT MODE
Yes - SILENT MODEYes
Rear monitor
TypeTFT LCD monitor with static touch control
Monitor sizeFree-angle 3.0-inch (7.5 cm) / 3:2 aspect / Wide viewing angle
PixelsApprox. 1,040K dots
Filed of viewApprox. 100%
Monitor adjustmentBrightness, Contrast, Saturation, Red-Green, Blue-Yellow
LIVE VIEW
Digital zoom2x, 4x
Extra Tele ConversionStill image: Max. 2x Motion picture: 2.4x (FHD), 3.6x (HD)
Other functionsLevel 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 FunctionYes
FUNCTION BUTTON
Fn1, Fn2, Fn3, Fn4, Fn5, Fn6, Fn7, Fn8, Fn9, Fn10Exposure Comp. / 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 / Cursor Button Lock / Dial Operation Switch / Photo Style / Filter Select / Aspect Ratio / Picture Size / Quality / AFS/AFF / Metering Mode / Burst Rate / 4K Photo / Self Timer / Bracket / Highlight Shadow / i. Dynamic / i. Resolution / HDR / Shutter Type / Flash Mode / Flash Adjust. / Wireless Setup (Flash) / Ex. Tele Conv. / Digital Zoom / Stabilizer Sensitivity / White Balance / AF Mode / 4K Live Crop / Snap Movie / Motion Pic. Set / Picture Mode / Mic. Directivity Adjust / Silent Mode / Peaking / Histogram / Guide Line / Zebra Pattern / Monochrome Live View / Rec Area / Step Zoom / Zoom Speed / Touch Screen / Restore to Default
PHOTO STYLE
Still image and motion pictureStandard / Vivid / Natural / Monochrome / L. Monochrome / Scenery / Portrait / Custom / Cinelike D / Cinelike V When Creative Video Mode is selected.
CREATIVE CONTROL
Still imageExpressive / 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 Colour / Sunshine
Motion pictureExpressive / 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 Colour
CREATIVE VIDEO MODE
Exposure modeProgram AE / Aperture-Priority / Sutter-Priority / Manual Exposure
MOTION PICTURE FUNCTION
Cinelike gammaCinelike D / Cinelike V
Flicker reduction[1/50] / [1/60] / [1/100] / [1/120] / OFF
Playback
Playback function30-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
ProtectionSingle / Multi
EraseSingle / Multi / All / Except Favorite
Print
Direct PrintPictBridge compatible
Interface
USBUSB 2.0 Micro-B
HDMI microHDMI TypeD / VIERA Link Video: Auto / 4K / 1080p / 1080i / 720p / 480p Audio: Stereo Monitor-through: 4:2:2/8-bit (While recording motion picture on the SD memory card in the camera unit.)
Audio video outputNo
Remote input 2.5 mm for remote
External microphone input 3.5 mm for external microphone Stereo/Lens Auto/Shotgun/Super Shotgun/Manual is selectable when attaching DMW-MS2 (optional).
MicrophoneStereo, Wind-cut: OFF / Standard / High
SpeakerMonaural
LANGUAGE
OSD languageJapanese, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese (Traditional)
GENERAL
POWER - BatteryLi-ion Battery Pack (7.2 V, 1200 mAh, 8.7 Wh) (included)
POWER - Battery life (CIPA standard)Approx. 330 images (rear monitor), 320 images (LVF) with H-FS12060 Power Save LVF Shooting mode: Approx. 800 images with H-FS12060 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.
POWER - Battery gripDMW-BGG1 (optional)
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)
DIMENSIONS / WEIGHT - WeightApprox. 505 g / 1.11 lb (SD card, Battery, Body) Approx. 453 g / 1.00 lb (Body only) Approx. 715 g / 1.58 lb (SD card, Battery, H-FS12060 lens included)
OPERATING ENVIRONMENT - Operating temperature0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
OPERATING ENVIRONMENT - Operating humidity10% to 80% RH
STANDARD ACCESSORIES - Software The software to edit and playback images on computer is not bundled with DMC-G85. 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-G85. 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 - Standard accessoriesDMC-G85M 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-G85 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 NameLUMIX G VARIO 12-60 mm / F3.5-5.6 ASPH. / POWER O.I.S.
Lens Construction11 elements in 9 groups (3 aspherical lenses, 1 ED lens)
Nano Surface Coating-
MountMicro Four Thirds mount
Optical Image StabilizerYes (POWER O.I.S.)
Focal Lengthf=12-60 mm (35 mm camera equivalent: 24-120 mm)
Aperture Type7 diaphragm blades / Circular aperture diaphragm
Maximum ApertureF3.5 (Wide) - F5.6 (Tele)
Minimum ApertureF22
Closest Focusing Distance0.20 m / 0.66 ft (Wide), 0.25 m / 0.82 ft (Tele)
Maximum magnificationApprox. 0.27x / 0.54x (35 mm camera equivalent)
Diagonal Angle of View84.05° (Wide) to 20.44° (Tele)
General - Filter Size 58 mm / 2.3 inch
General - Max. Diameter 66.0 mm / 2.6 inch
General - Overall LengthApprox. 71 mm / 2.80 inch (from the tip of the lens to the base side of the lens mount)
General - Weight [g]Approx. 210 g (excluding lens cap, lens rear cap and lens hood)
General - Weight [oz]Approx. 7.41 oz (excluding lens cap, lens rear cap and lens hood)

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