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

68

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

43

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
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Battery life
Great battery life
360 shots
Size
Really small
Mid size (108×67×37 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.5"
Weight
Light-weight
267 g

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 DMC-G6

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$595 with 14-42mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly slower
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$583 body only

$684 with 14-42mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Size Smaller
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$434 body only

$598 - $798 with 14-42mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly slower

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$587 - $614 body only

$704 with 12-32mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Battery life Shorter battery life
Canon EOS M10

Canon EOS M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 - $469 with 15-45mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Lens availability Much fewer lenses available
Olympus PEN E-PM1

Olympus PEN E-PM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$419 body only

$400 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Color depth Better color depth
Low light performance Significantly more noise at high ISO

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