Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

51

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

44

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Size
Really small
Mid size (116×68×39 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.5"
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

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-GH2.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$434 body only

$598 - $798 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Battery life Longer battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$776 body only

$1,250 with 45-150mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Fujifilm X-M1

Fujifilm X-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$779 body only

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Significantly smaller
Viewfinder No viewfinder

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Competitors

Nikon D5500

Nikon D5500

Entry-level DSLR

$479 - $597 body only

$549 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Size Significantly larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$283 body only

$359 with 14-42mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO
Panasonic Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9)

Panasonic Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9)

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

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