Olympus OM-D E-M5 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

Winner
Olympus OM-D E-M5

79

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

53

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus OM-D E-M5

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
OLED Screen
Screen type
Bright and vivid
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions

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-GH2.

competitors

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Competitors

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 - $549 body only

$399 - $600 with 14-42mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$920 body only

$1,252 with 12-50mm lens

Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus OM-D E-M1

Olympus OM-D E-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$899 body only

$570 with 12-40mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$770 body only

$1,199 with 45-150mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,019 - $1,298 body only

$412 with 14-140mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$300 body only

$373 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Supports 24p No 24p support

discussion

Olympus OM-D E-M5
OM-D E-M5
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2
Lumix DMC-GH2
Panasonic

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