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Panasonic Lumix GH5 review: Viewfinder and screen
In keeping with the GH5’s theme of all-round improvement, both the EVF and rear LCD have been significantly upgraded.
This is especially true of the 3.68m-dot Live View Finder, which is one of the best electronic viewfinders currently on the market. Even optical viewfinder purists will be hard-pressed not to be impressed by the sheer amount of detail and clarity it provides.
In addition, the new EVF also benefits from an increased 0.76x magnification (compared to 0.67x on the GH4).
Below the viewfinder, Panasonic has also upgraded the rear touchscreen LCD display, enlarging it from 3in to 3.2in and boosting resolution from 1.03m dots to 1.62m dots. While this is beneficial for videographers who routinely use the rear display to compose video with, it’s also excellent for checking the sharpness of still images.
As with previous GH models, the display is of the side-hinged rotating design, which enables you to position it just about any way you choose.
Last but not least, the GH5’s capacitive touchscreen is of excellent quality and never once failed to respond to all the jabs, presses and swipes we threw at it.