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

Winner
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

66

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

33

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Great viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder coverage
100%
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
120 ms shutter lag
Great battery life
Battery life
950 shots
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

$2,629 - $3,099 body only

$3,239 - $3,999 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

$1,419 - $1,497 body only

$1,899 - $1,997 with 24-120mm lens

Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Placeholder

Sony Alpha a7 III

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,998 - $2,742 body only

$2,198 - $3,068 with 28-70mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Lens availability Significantly fewer lenses available

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$444 - $448 body only

$525 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen No touch screen
Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3

Olympus PEN E-PL3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$606 body only

$378 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Size Significantly smaller
Touch screen No touch screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$550 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Supports 24p No 24p support

discussion

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

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