Canon EOS 5D Mark III vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

Winner
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

80

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

40

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
Great color depth
Color depth
24 bits
Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
2,293 ISO
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
120 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

Size
Really small
Prosumer size (124×90×76 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 5D Mark III.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2.

competitors

Canon EOS 5D Mark III Competitors

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Pro DSLR

$2,720 - $3,299 body only

$3,399 - $4,199 with 24-105mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Storage slots Has fewer storage slots
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$999 - $1,299 body only

$1,699 with 24-105mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Better image quality
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,370 - $1,797 body only

$1,956 - $2,297 with 24-120mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,998 body only

$1,989 - $2,598 with 12-60mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,000 with 14-42mm lens

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Weight Slightly lighter
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$230 body only

$354 with 14-42mm lens

Size Significantly smaller
Thickness Significantly thinner
Dynamic range Less dynamic range

discussion

Canon EOS 5D Mark III
EOS 5D Mark III
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2
Lumix DMC-GH2
Panasonic

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