Updated (July 2012): Compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

66

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.67x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Size
Really small
Mid size (113×68×33 mm)
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Thickness
Thin
1.3"
Weight
Light-weight
310 g

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,998 body only

$1,947 - $2,598 with 12-60mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$488 body only

$598 with 14-42mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting Shoots slower
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$299 body only

$486 with 14-42mm lens

Size Significantly smaller
Battery life Longer battery life
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2 Competitors

Nikon D80

Nikon D80

Entry-level DSLR

$950 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$250 body only

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Canon PowerShot G9

Canon PowerShot G9

Pro digicam

$1,076

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

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