Panasonic Lumix G90/G95 review

This mid-range mirrorless camera packs a punch

Digital Camera World Verdict

The Panasonic Lumix G90 (G95 in the US) is a great stills and video camera for enthusiasts and vloggers. It's true that the Micro Four Thirds sensor is smaller than the APS-C sensors in some rival mirrorless cameras, but this doesn't seem to harm its performance. The handling and control layout are great, and the autofocus feels very snappy indeed. The only issue is the price. It's a good camera but it's not cheap.


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    Panasonic’s latest 20MP sensor

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    Powerful 4K video features

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    Vari-angle touchscreen

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    4K Photo modes


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    Smaller Micro Four Thirds sensor

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    As big as a compact DSLR

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    Not cheap

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The Panasonic G90/G95 aims to be the perfect camera for both stills photographers and video bloggers, so it’s not really a specialist in any one area but has powerful features for all kinds of photography and film making.

It supersedes the Panasonic G80/G85 as a DSLR-style mirrorless camera for photographers looking to step up from a basic DSLR or mirrorless camera, or even a smartphone, to something more advanced, and clearly wants to challenge the best 4K cameras for a share of the growing consumer video market. It's one step below the mighty Panasonic Lumix G9 in the Panasonic Micro Four Thirds range.

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Rod Lawton

Rod is an independent photography journalist and editor, and a long-standing Digital Camera World contributor, having previously worked as DCW's Group Reviews editor. Before that he has been technique editor on N-Photo, Head of Testing for the photography division and Camera Channel editor on TechRadar, as well as contributing to many other publications. He has been writing about photography technique, photo editing and digital cameras since they first appeared, and before that began his career writing about film photography. He has used and reviewed practically every interchangeable lens camera launched in the past 20 years, from entry-level DSLRs to medium format cameras, together with lenses, tripods, gimbals, light meters, camera bags and more. Rod has his own camera gear blog at but also writes about photo-editing applications and techniques at