Summary Panasonic DMC-GF5

Prices Price
Body only
With 14-42mm lens
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 3
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 20
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help Four thirds 17.3x13mm
Screen resolution
Help 920k dots
Help 12 MP
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 60fps
Screen size
Help 3"
Light sensitivity
Help 12,800 ISO
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Lenses Lenses
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Panasonic has replaced the Lumix DMC-GF5 with the DMC-GF6.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 announced April 2013
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen

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The Panasonic DMC-GF5 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Lens availability More lenses available Help
108 lenses
Size Quite small Help
Mid size (108×67×37 mm)
Thickness Thin Help
Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
External flash not needed
Movie continuous focus Movie continuous focus Help
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
Weight Light Help
267 g
Longest exposure Long exposures Help
60 seconds


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The Panasonic DMC-GF5 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 60fps
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
12,800 ISO
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
12 MP
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Announced Old Help
April 2012
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
920k dots
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
4 fps
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Focus points Fewer focus points Help
External flash No external flash Help
Less expandable




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