Panasonic S5 now available in India

Taking forward the legacy of the full-frame mirrorless Lumix S Series, Panasonic launched its Lumix S5 model in India today. The S5 is priced at Rs. 1,64,900 for body only and Rs. 1,89,900 with kit and is available at stores across India.

A hybrid camera that according to the manufacturer has been made for creators – people passionate about creating content as well as professional photographers uses the L-Mount albeit one key difference. Panasonic has taken extra care to ensure that the camera is really compact in terms of its body size. The S5 features a 24-megapixel full-frame sensor and also offers in-built 5-axis image stabilization, which can decrease shake upto 6.5 stops with compatible lenses. 

Although compact, the photo and video quality offered by the camera is similar to that of the previous models in the S series – S1 and S1H. The S5 uses the same 24-megapixel sensor used in S1 and the Dual Native ISO of S1H, which helps its deliver good low-light sensitivity and a wide dynamic range in various lighting conditions

Stay tuned for a review of the camera on our website and magazine. The full list of basic specs are below:


Body Type 

Digital Single Lense Mirrorless Camera

Lens Mount


Recording Media

SD Memory Card / SDHC Memory Card / SDXC Memory Card

Image Sensor Type

35 mm Full-Frame CMOS Sensor

Effective Pixels

24.2 megapixels 

Max Resolution 

6000 X 4000

Video Resolution

2160p, 1080p



Display  Size


Display Resolution (No. of Dots)


Weight (including batteries)

714 g



Shutter Speed

Minimum Shutter Speed – 60 sec

Maximum Shutter Speed:

Still Image: 1/8,000 

Motion Picture: 1/16,000


Auto Detection (Face, Eye, Body, Animal) / Tracking / 225-Area / Zone (Vertical/Horizontal) / Zone (Square) / Zone (Oval) / 1-Area+ / 1-Area / Pinpoint / Custom 1, 2, 3
(Full area touch is available) (Scalable AF frame size and flexible AF position)

Manual Focus


In-Camera Editing

Picture, Resizing, Cropping, RAW Data Edit


Li-on, Rechargeable Battery with 7.2mAh capacity