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

Winner
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

54

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

29

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 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,058 - $1,399 body only

$1,699 - $1,799 with 24-105mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Overall image quality Better image quality
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Pro DSLR

$2,942 - $3,299 body only

$3,499 - $4,199 with 24-105mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Storage slots Has fewer storage slots
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,399 - $1,497 body only

$1,965 - $2,297 with 24-120mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$769 body only

$1,250 with 45-150mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$118 body only

$290 with 14mm lens

Size Smaller
Thickness Significantly thinner
Overall image quality Much worse image quality
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$405 body only

$399 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
Touch screen No touch screen

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

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