Updated (April 2012): Compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 vs Sony NEX-7

Sony NEX 7 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Winner
Sony NEX-7

100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

55

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 7

Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
High true resolution
True resolution
24 MP
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
180 ms shutter lag
Thickness
Thin
1.5"
Weight
Light-weight
267 g

galleries

Explore our gallery of 5 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX-7.

competitors

Sony NEX-7 Competitors

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$606 body only

Focus points More focus points
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$444 - $548 body only

$525 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Focus points More focus points
Size Larger
Sony Alpha a6500

Sony Alpha a6500

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,098 body only

$1,498 with 18-135mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Battery life Shorter battery life

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$368 - $455

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen No touch screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Size Slightly smaller
Thickness Slightly thinner
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

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