How Good Is the New Panasonic Lumix S5 IIX Mirrorless Camera?

Panasonic makes some of the best hybrid cameras out there, and their latest, the Lumix S5 IIX, brings with it some of the company latest and greatest features. This excellent video review takes a look at the new camera and the sort of performance and image quality you can expect from it in usage.

Coming to you from The Hybrid Shooter, this awesome video review takes a look at the new Panasonic Lumix S5 IIX mirrorless camera. With a relatively affordable price for its feature set the S5 IIX should appeal to many users. Such features include: 

  • Newly designed 24.2-megapixel full frame sensor
  • ISO range of 100-51,200 (expandable to 50-204,800) with dual native ISO
  • Updated processing engine with L2 technology
  • Phase Hybrid AF
  • 6K 30p video recording for up to 30 minutes with 4:2:0 10-bit color
  • Unlimited 4K 60p video recording with 4:2:2 10-bit color
  • Active image stabilization system
  • HDMI raw video output
  • USB SSD recording 
  • ALL-Intra and ProRes recording
  • Wireless IP and Wired IP streaming
  • 9 fps bursts with mechanical shutter 
  • 30 fps bursts with electronic shutter
  • High-resolution mode for 96-megapixel images
  • V-Log for over 14 stops of dynamic range
  • L mount 
  • 3.68-million-dot OLED EVF with 0.78x magnification and 60 or 120 fps refresh rate
  • Free-angle rear LCD for working in a variety of positions
  • USB-C port
  • Dual SD slots
  • Bluetooth and Wi-Fi
  • Real-time LUTs
  • Color Shading Compensation
  • Live cropping
  • Built-in cooling fan
  • Magnesium alloy body

All in all, the Lumix S5 IIx looks like a great camera. Check out the video above for the full rundown. 

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Alex Cooke is a Cleveland-based portrait, events, and landscape photographer. He holds an M.S. in Applied Mathematics and a doctorate in Music Composition. He is also an avid equestrian.

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