Panasonic G95

 
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G95 front
 
  • 20.3MP - Four Thirds Sensor
  • 3" Fully Articulated Screen
  • ISO 200 - 25600
  • Sensor based 5-axis Image Stabilization
  • No Anti-Alias Filter
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Micro Four Thirds Mount
  • 536g - 130 x 94 x 77mm
  • Introduced April 2019
  • Also referred to as Lumix DMC-G90
  • Old Model is Panasonic G85
  • Read full specs
  • Alternatives
Portability
67
Imaging
64
Features
85
Overall
72

Panasonic G95 summary

Panasonic G95 is Panasonic's Advanced Mirrorless digital camera originally introduced on April of 2019. It has a 20.3 MegaPixel, CMOS Four Thirds size sensor with a max resolution of 5184 x 3888. It is referred to as "Lumix DMC-G90" in other regions.

Panasonic brought out this model to update the older Panasonic G85 (Read Full Comparison)

The G95 comes in at #21 out of 54 in Advanced Mirrorless cameras and over-all #119 out of 1422 for digital cameras in our database. You should look at our Advanced camera filter to get camera results based on your customized requirements.

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The following is a chart of specific factors used in the rating system.

Panasonic G95 history

The Panasonic G95 comes with a history of related digital cameras. Underneath, you can discover all earlier and most recent models along with main specifications.

ModelVisualizeResolutionSensor SizeMax fpsReleased
Panasonic-Lumix-DC-G100 front thumbnailPanasonic G100
G95 vs G100
20MPFour Thirds10.0 fps2020
Panasonic-Lumix-DMC-G95 front thumbnailPanasonic G9520.3MPFour Thirds9.0 fps2019
Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
Panasonic-Lumix-DC-GX9 front thumbnailPanasonic GX9
G95 vs GX9
20MPFour Thirds9.0 fps2018
Panasonic-Lumix-DC-GH5S front thumbnailPanasonic GH5S
G95 vs GH5S
10MPFour Thirds12.0 fps2018
Panasonic-Lumix-DC-G9 front thumbnailPanasonic G9
G95 vs G9
20MPFour Thirds20.0 fps2017
Panasonic-Lumix-DMC-GH5 front thumbnailPanasonic GH5
G95 vs GH5
20MPFour Thirds12.0 fps2017
Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
Panasonic-Lumix-DMC-G85 front thumbnailPanasonic G85
G95 vs G85
16MPFour Thirds9.0 fps2016
Panasonic-Lumix-DMC-GX85 front thumbnailPanasonic GX85
G95 vs GX85
16MPFour Thirds8.0 fps2016
Panasonic-Lumix-DMC-GX8 front thumbnailPanasonic GX8
G95 vs GX8
20MPFour Thirds12.0 fps2015
Panasonic-Lumix-DMC-G7 front thumbnailPanasonic G7
G95 vs G7
16MPFour Thirds7.0 fps2015
Panasonic-Lumix-DMC-GH4 front thumbnailPanasonic GH4
G95 vs GH4
16MPFour Thirds12.0 fps2014
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Panasonic-Lumix-DMC-GX7 front thumbnailPanasonic GX7
G95 vs GX7
16MPFour Thirds5.0 fps2013
Panasonic-Lumix-DMC-G6 front thumbnailPanasonic G6
G95 vs G6
16MPFour Thirds7.0 fps2013
Panasonic-Lumix-DMC-GH3 front thumbnailPanasonic GH3
G95 vs GH3
16MPFour Thirds20.0 fps2012
Panasonic-Lumix-DMC-G5 front thumbnailPanasonic G5
G95 vs G5
16MPFour Thirds6.0 fps2012
Panasonic-Lumix-DMC-G3 front thumbnailPanasonic G3
G95 vs G3
16MPFour Thirds4.0 fps2011
Panasonic-Lumix-DMC-GH2 front thumbnailPanasonic GH2
G95 vs GH2
16MPFour Thirds3.0 fps2011
Panasonic-Lumix-DMC-G10 front thumbnailPanasonic G10
G95 vs G10
12MPFour Thirds3.0 fps2010
Panasonic-Lumix-DMC-G2 front thumbnailPanasonic G2
G95 vs G2
12MPFour Thirds3.0 fps2010
Last day to get your files as Canon Irisa shuts down
Panasonic-Lumix-DMC-GH1 front thumbnailPanasonic GH1
G95 vs GH1
12MPFour Thirds3.0 fps2009
Panasonic-Lumix-DMC-G1 front thumbnailPanasonic G1
G95 vs G1
12MPFour Thirds3.0 fps2009

Panasonic G95 Pros and Cons

Here is a collection of benefits and drawbacks of the Panasonic G95 based on factors which are normally considered crucial in a digital camera.

boasts touch focus
decent sized screen (3")
does not have anti-alias filter
focusing manually
good ISO range (25,600)
good sensor size (Four Thirds)
good video quality (3840 x 2160 pxls)
has bluetooth
has built in flash
has face detection autofocus
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
has tracking autofocus
includes external microphone jack
includes HDMI support
includes headphone jack
megapixel count decent (20.3 megapixels)
screen articulates fully
selfie friendly display
silent shutter (1/16,000s)
supports RAW files
swap lenses (Micro Four Thirds mount)
touchscreen functionality
very good screen resolution (1,240 k dot)
weather proofing
has no phase detect autofocus
more heavy than others (536 grams)
not so great battery pack (290 per charge)
Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month

Panasonic G95 Sensor specs

The Panasonic G95 houses the Venus Engine chip. The measurement of the sensor on the Panasonic G95 is 17.3mm x 13mm (Four Thirds). The 225 mm² sensor is able to capture 5184 x 3888 pixels with aspect ratios of 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera has got Image Stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis). Optical stabilization is better than digital stabilization since the latter may lead to cropping.

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The CMOS sensor boasts 20.3 megapixels and has a standard ISO range of 200 to 25600. The ISO can also be expanded electronically to a low of 100. RAW format is supported so the user has more room to maneuver in post.

Panasonic opted to omit the anti-alias filter in the Panasonic G95. This might result in more detailed images but may create moire in some situations.

The image underneath displays the G95's sensor size in comparison to other popular sizes. The G95 sensor comes with a crop factor of 2.1 and is outlined in green.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G95 sensor size Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos

To get a sense of specific aspect ratios, you should refer to the graphic below.

Camera sensor aspect ratios

Panasonic G95 dimensions

Panasonic G95 weighs in at 1.18 pounds (536 gr or 18.91 ounces) and features outside measurements of 130mm x 94mm x 77mm (5.1" x 3.7" x 3.0"). The weight of typical Advanced Mirrorless camera is 437 gr and the Panasonic G95 is more heavy compared to various rivals.

World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records

Down below is a image of the Panasonic G95 with a softdrink so you can have a sense of its size.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G95 dimensions scale

The top view underneath will highlight the button arrangement on the G95.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G95 topview buttons dials

Panasonic G95 Lens details

The G95 uses the Micro Four Thirds mount and has 151 lenses available to buy. Here is a few of the lenses we have in our collection that will work with the G95.

ModelVisualizeFocal LengthApertureStabilizedWeight
Samyang-12mm-f2.0-NCS-CS-Micro-Four-Thirds lensSamyang 12mm f2.0 NCS CS12mmf/2.0 260g
Olympus-9mm-F8-Fish-Eye-Body-Cap-Lens lensOlympus 9mm F8 Fish-Eye Body Cap Lens9mmf/8.0 30g
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Olympus-Zuiko-Digital-ED-50-200mm-f2.8-3.5-SWD lensOlympus Zuiko Digital ED 50-200mm f2.8-3.5 SWD50-200mmf/2.8-3.5 995g
Olympus-Zuiko-Digital-ED-7-14mm-f4.0 lensOlympus Zuiko Digital ED 7-14mm f4.07-14mmf/4.0 780g
Olympus-Zuiko-Digital-ED-70-300mm-f4.0-5.6 lensOlympus Zuiko Digital ED 70-300mm f4.0-5.670-300mmf/4.0-5.6 620g
Panasonic-Leica-DG-Vario-Elmar-100-400mm-F4.0-6.3-ASPH-Power-OIS lensPanasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmar 100-400mm F4.0-6.3 ASPH Power OIS100-400mmf/4.0-6.3 985g
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Panasonic-Lumix-G-Vario-14-45mm-F3.5-5.6-ASPH-OIS lensPanasonic Lumix G Vario 14-45mm F3.5-5.6 ASPH OIS14-45mmf/3.5-5.6 195g
400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100

Panasonic G95 Connectivity

The G95 has the following connectivity:

  • USB Yes
  • Wireless Yes
  • Bluetooth Yes
  • HDMI Yes

Digital cameras that include NFC and / or Bluetooth connectivity can easily be used wirelessly via smartphones. You can copy files and usually adjust settings without connecting straight with the camera.

Some apps also allow a Liveview and hit the shutter if you are not near the camera. If the camera features a HDMI out, it could be hooked up to an external monitor. A lot of cameras enable you to recharge the battery pack with the USB port.

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Panasonic G95 Video details

The max video resolution on the Panasonic G95 is 3840 x 2160 and it can save in MPEG-4 and AVCHD file format. 2160p gives you an excellent resolution for video recording. You will be able to downsample to 1080p to get better results. Be wary of the massive file sizes and ensure you own high quality SD cards with good write speeds. The body does include both headphone and microphone jack making it really valuable while recording audio.

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Panasonic G95 Weather Sealing

Panasonic G95 has got weather proofing making it a great choice to use for rough locations. This can be particularly helpful whenever you are uncertain about the elements you might encounter for outdoor photography.

Panasonic G95 Screen and Viewfinder

The Panasonic G95 has a 3" fully articulated display with a resolution of 1,240k dots.

It possesses a selfie friendly screen to get self portraits as well as group shots if required. Additionally the display is touch friendly so you will be able to change focus points plus change settings with your fingers.

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The View Finder specifications regarding Panasonic G95 are the following:

  • ViewFinder Electronic
  • ViewFinder Resolution 2,360k dots
  • ViewFinder Coverage 100 percent
  • ViewFinder Magnification 0.74x

In those sunny outdoor situations that make the camera displays washed out and challenging to view, viewfinders are pretty valuable.

Panasonic G95 Shutter details

Panasonic G95 continuous shooting rate is 9.0 fps. The max shutter speed is 1/4000s. The camera also comes with silent electronic shutter of 1/16000s. Beware that the electronic shutter could result in "rolling shutter" in some lighting conditions.

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Panasonic G95 Flash and Hot shoe details

Panasonic G95 has got both in-built flash and also external flash support.

Panasonic G95 Autofocusing details

Panasonic G95 has got only Contrast Detect AF and is missing Phase Detect AF. Phase Detection focusing is more snappier and exact compared to Contrast Detect focusing. The camera has Face detection which is helpful for taking portraits of people.

It has 49 focus points to select from. Panasonic G95 has touch to focus. You can easily use your fingers to switch where you focus. It also includes Tracking AF for things that move. Panasonic G95 has the ability to use manual focus when needed for low light conditions or you want more exact focus control.

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Panasonic G95 Battery life

The battery pack in the Panasonic G95 is made to last for 290 shots with respect to the CIPA standards making it lesser as compared to its competition. The usual Advanced Mirrorless camera battery life is 366. Sony A6600 features the maximum (810) battery life for this category of cameras.

Here is a collection of Advanced Mirrorless cameras that come with the strongest battery life:

ModelVisualizeBattery LifeRAWNFCBluetooth
Sony-Alpha-A7c front thumbnailSony A7c
G95 vs A7c
740 yesyesyes
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Nikon-Z5 front thumbnailNikon Z5
G95 vs Z5
470 yesnoyes

Panasonic G95 for varying styles of photography

The following bar chart displays a rundown of the Panasonic G95 for varying styles of photography. To find out more, go to the specific paragraph underneath.

Panasonic G95 Portrait photography advice

The Panasonic G95 gets a rating of 78 which is excellent, and means the camera is a awesome fit to use for portrait photography. Shooting portrait photos leans greatly towards sensor specs, support for RAW photos along with the capability to utilize off-camera flash.

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focusing manually
good resolution (20.3MP)
sensor size is good (Four Thirds)
comes with face detection focus
delivers RAW formats

Panasonic G95 Street photography highlights

Having a nice points total of 73, the Panasonic G95 is a respectable fit to use in street photography. A very good street photography camera gives a fine balance of image quality plus portability.

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screen can move to multiple angles
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
good sensor size (Four Thirds)
supports RAW files
comes with focus by touch
environment sealing
above average ISO range (25,600)
heavier than average (536g)

Panasonic G95 Sports photography details

A above average sports photography score of 69 indicates the Panasonic G95 is a respectable pick for taking pictures of sports. A camera needs excellent tracking plus fast shutter speeds for sports photography.

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silent mode (1/16,000 seconds)
image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
MP count decent (20.3MP)
nice sensor size (Four Thirds)
provides tracking autofocus
environment sealing
not so great battery (290 shots)
lack of phase detect AF

Panasonic G95 Travel photography highlights

Size is extremely crucial in picking a travel camera. Over-all, the Panasonic G95 gets a nice 69 for a travel camera which makes it a very decent choice to take on your travels.

400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
weather proofing
supports bluetooth
provides focus by touch
megapixel count decent (20.3 megapixels)
built-in flash
display is selfie friendly
low battery power (290 shots)
heavier than competitors in class (536 grams)

Landscape photography with Panasonic G95

When you are planning to choose a camera for landscape photos, the most critical aspect will no doubt be image quality. The Panasonic G95 with it's terrific score of 77 for a landscape camera is a fantastic option in the current market.

Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
you can focus manually
interchangeable lenses (Micro Four Thirds mount)
nice screen size (3")
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
good resolution (20.3MP)
sensor size is decent (Four Thirds)
no low pass filter
good high ISO (25,600)
saves RAW files
environment proofing
not so great battery (290 shots)

Panasonic G95 Vlogging information

A camera for vlogging ought to posses a moving screen, mic input and ideally IBIS. Considering all things, the Panasonic G95 is a respectable choice as a vlog camera as it delivers a very good rating of 73.

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screen is selfie friendly
touchscreen capability
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
provides face detection focusing
video res high (3840 x 2160 pixels)
comes with external mic support
heavier than others in class (536 grams)

Panasonic G95 Alternatives

If you want replacements to the G95, below is a collection of the highest placed cameras that fall within the class of Advanced Mirrorless.

The line graph here shows you a bird's eye view of the G95 vs it's highest scored competitors suggested previously.

Following are several cameras you may view as alternatives. To read a thorough comparison, click the "compare" link.

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Specifications

General Information
Brand Name
Panasonic
Model
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G95
Also called as
Lumix DMC-G90
Type
Advanced Mirrorless
Introduced
2019-04-05
Body design
SLR-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Sensor type
CMOS
Powered by
Venus Engine
Sensor size
Four Thirds
Sensor measurements
17.3 x 13mm
Sensor surface area
224.9mm²
Sensor resolution
20.3MP
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio
1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Max resolution
5184 x 3888
RAW images
Max native ISO
25600
Minimum native ISO
200
Minimum enhanced ISO
100
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch focus
AF continuous
AF single
Tracking AF
AF selectice
AF center weighted
Multi area AF
Live view AF
Face detection focusing
Contract detection focusing
Phase detection focusing
Number of focus points
49
Lens
Lens mounting type
Micro Four Thirds
Number of lenses
107
Crop factor
2.1
Screen
Screen type
Fully Articulated
Screen size
3"
Resolution of screen
1,240k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch functionality
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder
Electronic
Viewfinder resolution
2,360k dot
Viewfinder coverage
100 percent
Viewfinder magnification
0.74x
DXO scores
DXO Overall score
not tested
DXO Color Depth score
not tested
DXO Dynamic range score
not tested
DXO Low light score
not tested
Features
Min shutter speed
60 secs
Max shutter speed
1/4000 secs
Max silent shutter speed
1/16000 secs
Continuous shutter speed
9.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation
Yes
Custom WB
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash range
6.40 m (at ISO 100)
Flash modes
Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
Hot shoe
AE bracketing
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Video resolutions
3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 100 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
Max video resolution
3840x2160
Video data format
MPEG-4, AVCHD
Microphone input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless
Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS
None
Physical
Environment seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight
536 grams (1.18 pounds)
Dimensions
130 x 94 x 77mm (5.1" x 3.7" x 3.0")
Other
Battery life
290 photographs
Battery format
Battery Pack
Self timer
Yes (2 or 10 secs, 10 secs x 3 shots)
Time lapse shooting
Type of storage
SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-II supported)
Storage slots
One
Price at release
$998