Nikon D5100 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1

Winner
Nikon D5100

74

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1

47

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5100

Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1

Weight
Light-weight
430 g
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 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5100.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1.

competitors

Nikon D5100 Competitors

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$358 body only

$438 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Size Slightly smaller
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$402 body only

$369 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Weight Lighter
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$359 body only

True resolution Higher true resolution
Focus points Slightly more focus points
Battery life Shorter battery life

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,024 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$398 body only

$588 with 14-42mm lens

Size Smaller
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Olympus E-520

Olympus E-520

Entry-level DSLR

$1,513 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Screen size Significantly smaller screen

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Nikon D5100
D5100
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1
Lumix DMC-GH1
Panasonic

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