Summary Panasonic DMC-GF5

Prices Price
Body only
$309
With 14-42mm lens
$380
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 3
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 32
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help Four thirds 17.3x13mm
Screen resolution
Help 920k dots
Megapixels
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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Replacement

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
Startup delay Significantly less startup delay

Compare the new Panasonic DMC-GF6 vs the DMC-GF5

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Pros

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The Panasonic DMC-GF5 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Touch screen Touch screen Help
Fewer buttons
Movie continuous focus Movie continuous focus Help
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$308.89
Weight Light Help
267 g
Longest exposure Long exposures Help
60 seconds
Lens availability More lenses available Help
108 lenses
Size Quite small Help
Mid size (108×67×37 mm)
Thickness Thin Help
1.5"
Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
External flash not needed

Cons

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The Panasonic DMC-GF5 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Low light performance Noisy at high ISO Help
573 ISO
Overall image quality Very low overall image quality Help
50.0
Color depth Little color depth Help
20.5 bits
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
4 fps
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
Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 60fps
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
920k dots
Dynamic range Very narrow dynamic range Help
10 EV
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
None
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
23
External flash No external flash Help
Less expandable

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