Updated (July 2012): Compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

108

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

68

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.67x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
20 fps
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
1030 ms startup delay
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Size
Really small
Mid size (108×67×37 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.5"
Weight
Light-weight
267 g
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5.
Explore our gallery of 5 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 Competitors

Nikon D500

Nikon D500

Pro DSLR

$1,549 - $1,897 body only

$2,497 with 16-80mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Battery life Much longer battery life
Size Much larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$898 with 12-60mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,998 - $2,663 body only

$1,925 - $2,598 with 12-60mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$588 with 14-42mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
External flash Supports an external flash
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,000 with 14-42mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$782 with 14-42mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

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