Updated (April 2012): Compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

44

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

41

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Self cleaning sensor
Sensor cleaning
Avoids dust in your photos
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
180 ms shutter lag
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1.
Explore our gallery of 5 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$350 body only

$390 with 12-32mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
External flash No external flash support
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$685 body only

$748 with 14-42mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Size Larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$220 body only

$310 with 14mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$184 body only

$283 with 14-42mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Thickness Slightly thinner
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$220 body only

$310 with 14mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Better image quality
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Olympus PEN E-P3

Olympus PEN E-P3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$495 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen type Has an OLED screen
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen

discussion

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