Olympus PEN E-PL5 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

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100

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89

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-PL5

Really small
Size
Mid size (111×64×38 mm)
Thin
Thickness
1.5"
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
600 ms startup delay
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.67x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
20 fps

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus PEN E-PL5.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5.

competitors

Olympus PEN E-PL5 Competitors

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Olympus PEN E-PL6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$492 with 14-42mm, 40-150mm lenses

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
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Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Image stabilization No image stabilization
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Olympus PEN E-PL2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$872 with 14-42mm, 40-150mm lenses

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Built-in flash Built-in flash
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 Competitors

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$377 body only

Supports 24p Supports 24p
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Continuous shooting Shoots slower
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Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,998 body only

$2,598 with 12-60mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$576 - $613 with 12-32mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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