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

Winner
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

73

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

34

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
120 ms shutter lag
Many cross-type focus points
Cross type focus points
41
High ISO (boost)
Light sensitivity (boost)
102,400 ISO
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
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions

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

Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,749 - $1,997 body only

$2,249 - $2,297 with 24-120mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Cross type focus points Many fewer cross-type focus points
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,269 - $1,399 body only

$1,679 - $1,799 with 24-105mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Cross type focus points Many fewer cross-type focus points
Nikon D810

Nikon D810

Pro DSLR

$2,368 - $2,797 body only

$3,174 - $3,497 with 24-120mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Cross type focus points Many fewer cross-type focus points

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 - $699 body only

$1,219 with 45-150mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen type Has an OLED screen
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$350 body only

$345 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 body only

Overall image quality Better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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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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