Olympus OM-D E-M5 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Winner
Olympus OM-D E-M5

80

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

69

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus OM-D E-M5

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
OLED Screen
Screen type
Bright and vivid
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
20 fps
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
194 ms shutter lag

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus OM-D E-M5.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5.

competitors

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Competitors

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 body only

$465 - $499 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Canon EOS M

Canon EOS M

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$300 body only

$380 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,121 body only

$1,351 with 12-50mm lens

Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$433 body only

$540 with 14-42mm lens

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Supports 24p Supports 24p
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$460 body only

$580 - $598 with 14-42mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting Shoots slower
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$360 body only

Size Smaller
Thickness Significantly thinner
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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Olympus OM-D E-M5
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