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

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

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
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

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

$1,947 - $2,598 with 12-60mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$488 body only

$598 with 14-42mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting Shoots slower
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$299 body only

$486 with 14-42mm lens

Size Significantly smaller
Battery life Longer battery life
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$250 body only

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$118 body only

$314 with 14-42mm lens

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

discussion

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