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 viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
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

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,998 body only

$2,086 - $2,598 with 12-60mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$349 body only

$420 with 18-55mm lens

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Battery life Much longer battery life
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,195 with 14-140mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,195 with 14-140mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$460 with 14-42mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
External flash Supports an external flash
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$448 body only

$498 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

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