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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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

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

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
180 ms shutter lag
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
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 5 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$350 body only

$644 with 20mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$700 body only

Color depth Better color depth
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Size Larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$80 - $698

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Color depth Better color depth
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$180 body only

$265 with 14-42mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Thickness Slightly thinner
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Canon EOS M10

Canon EOS M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$675 body only

$449 with 15-45mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Lens availability Much fewer lenses available
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF8

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF8

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Battery life Shorter battery life

discussion

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