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

107

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

70

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
20 fps
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

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 - $2,435 body only

$1,997 - $2,598 with 12-60mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$548 - $679

Supports 24p Supports 24p
True resolution Higher true resolution
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$474 body only

$598 - $639 with 14-42mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting Shoots slower

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$548 - $679

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Nikon 1 J3

Nikon 1 J3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 with 10-30mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Lens availability Much fewer lenses available
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$740 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Larger

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