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

68

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

45

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
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Size
Really small
Mid size (113×68×33 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.3"
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

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 DMC-G7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$612 body only

$687 - $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-G6

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$591 with 12-60mm 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

$603 body only

$721 with 14-42mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Size Smaller
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2 Competitors

Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$380 - $497 with 10-30mm lens

Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Lens availability Much fewer lenses available
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$341 body only

$433 with 12-32mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$527 body only

$480 with 14-42mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
True resolution Higher true resolution
Color depth Worse color depth

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