Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

79

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

68

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"
Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
703 ISO
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 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$762 body only

$1,250 with 45-150mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$515 body only

$661 - $798 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Battery life Longer battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$591 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Supports 24p No 24p support

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$580 body only

$702 with 12-32mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Battery life Shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$679

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 - $549 body only

$349 - $649 with 14-42mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Size Larger

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