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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

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65

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
1400 ms startup delay
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
259 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1400 ms startup delay

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

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$576 - $613 with 12-32mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$300 with 14mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Size Slightly smaller
True resolution Lower true resolution
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$377 body only

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Significantly larger

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 Competitors

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Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$1,606

Image stabilization Image stabilization
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
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Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$448 - $650

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Startup delay Much more startup delay
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$576 - $613 with 12-32mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
True resolution Higher true resolution
Battery life Much shorter battery life

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