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

Winner
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

78

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

37

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
500 ms startup delay
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
120 ms shutter lag
More storage slots
Storage slots
2
 

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

$3,499 body only

$4,199 - $4,249 with 24-70mm 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

$1,168 - $1,499 body only

$1,776 - $1,899 with 24-105mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,532 - $1,897 body only

$2,150 - $2,397 with 24-120mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2 Competitors

Samsung NX300

Samsung NX300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$689 body only

$650 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$776 body only

$1,250 with 45-150mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen type Has an OLED screen
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$879 - $1,498 body only

$1,386 with 14-140mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen type Has an OLED screen
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

discussion

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

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