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

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,016 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
81.0
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
Great color depth
Color depth
24.1 bits
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
108 lenses
Weight
Light-weight
267 g
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds

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 A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 - $548 body only

$547 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Focus points More focus points
Size Larger
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$550 body only

Focus points More focus points
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
Sony Alpha ILC-3000

Sony Alpha ILC-3000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Battery life Longer battery life
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$283 body only

$354 with 14-42mm lens

Size Slightly smaller
Thickness Slightly thinner
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$667 with 14-42mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$591 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Size Significantly larger

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