Updated (July 2012): Compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

65

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.67x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Size
Really small
Mid size (116×68×39 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.5"
Weight
Light-weight
318 g
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,998 body only

$2,086 - $2,598 with 12-60mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$349 body only

$420 with 18-55mm lens

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Battery life Much longer battery life
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,195 with 14-140mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Competitors

Fujifilm X-E2S

Fujifilm X-E2S

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$699 body only

$999 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Touch screen No touch screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$898 - $1,298 body only

$1,250 with 20mm lens

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Size Much larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$118 body only

$290 with 14mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Size Slightly smaller
True resolution Lower true resolution

discussion

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