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
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

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

$369 - $400 with 12-32mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Color depth Better color depth
External flash No external flash support
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$509 body only

$685 with 14-42mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Color depth Better color depth
Size Larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$960 - $998 body only

$1,000 with 15mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Size Larger

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$150 body only

$264 with 14-42mm lens

Thickness Slightly thinner
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$390 body only

$518 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$599 - $698

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only

discussion

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