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

100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

63

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Great image quality
Overall image quality
61.0
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.67x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
11.6 EV
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
180 ms shutter lag
Size
Really small
Mid size (108×67×37 mm)
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
Thickness
Thin
1.5"

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

Canon EOS 7D

Canon EOS 7D

Pro DSLR

$799 body only

$1,172 with 28-135mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$998 with 12-60mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$626 with 14-42mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Continuous shooting Shoots slower

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 Competitors

Olympus PEN E-PL1

Olympus PEN E-PL1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$230 body only

$405 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
External flash Supports an external flash
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$118 body only

$310 with 14-42mm lens

External flash Supports an external flash
Thickness Slightly thinner
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$500 body only

$759 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Touch screen No touch screen

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