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

Winner
Olympus OM-D E-M5

80

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

68

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus OM-D E-M5

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
826 ISO
Great color depth
Color depth
22.8 bits
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
OLED Screen
Screen type
Bright and vivid
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
20 fps
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital

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

$479 - $549 body only

$500 - $599 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$924 body only

$1,290 with 12-50mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus OM-D E-M1

Olympus OM-D E-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,300 body only

$1,660 with 12-40mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
Low light performance Significantly more noise at high ISO

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$612 body only

$687 - $798 with 14-42mm lens

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$600 body only

$718 with 14-42mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Size Smaller
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$589 with 12-60mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly slower

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