Olympus OM-D E-M5 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

Winner
Olympus OM-D E-M5

100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

93

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus OM-D E-M5

Really small
Size
Standard size (122×89×43 mm)
Thin
Thickness
1.7"
Light-weight
Weight
425 g
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.64x
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 60fps

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-GH3.

competitors

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Competitors

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$826 body only

$1,058 with 12-40mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$380 - $449 body only

$390 - $499 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus OM-D E-M1

Olympus OM-D E-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,099 body only

$2,098 with 14-150mm lens

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 Competitors

Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$602 body only

Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Lens availability Much more lenses available
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$864 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Supports 24p No 24p support
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Significantly smaller
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

discussion

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Avatar for Marat Dakunin Marat Dakunin (3:58 AM, May 24, 2013)
funny comparision, for movie GH-3 is the obvious winner, take just very important specs mentioned here, and ..not mentioned here, why? Evil knows..