Updated (November 2011): Compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 vs Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Winner
Sony NEX-5N

116

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

70

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5N

24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Great battery life
Battery life
460 shots
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1400 ms startup delay
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
108 lenses
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed

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 Sony NEX-5N.

competitors

Sony NEX-5N Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$444 - $448 body only

$450 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony NEX F3

Sony NEX F3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 with 18-55mm lens

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Focus points More focus points
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$548 - $679

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Nikon 1 J3

Nikon 1 J3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 with 10-30mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Lens availability Much fewer lenses available
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$711 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Larger

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