• 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25600
  • $849 Average Retail $1100 MSRP
  • 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • ISO 160 - 12800
  • $445 Average Retail $800 MSRP

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Advantages

Panasonic GX7 over Panasonic G5

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Fast startup
    0.90 vs 1.30 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Newer
    12 months vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/320 vs 1/160 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • 24p
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    13 vs 8 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (single-shot mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 12800 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility
  • Faster shutter
    1/8000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Panasonic G5 over Panasonic GX7

Review Excerpt

  • Sharp retro design and solid build; High resolution, tiltable electronic viewfinder and LCD touchscreen monitor; Competitive still image quality; Very good video quality, recording Full HD at frame rates up to 60p; Fast autofocusing and all-around performance; Robust Wi-Fi and NFC capabilities, including remote shooting when paired with a smart device

  • Weak built-in flash; No external mic or headphone jack for video recording; Some poor results when shooting in Creative Panorama mode

  • Small, compact body with excellent focusing and exposure capabilities; Newly enhanced touchpanel LCD screen makes image capture and review a joy; Excellent HD video recording quality.

  • Some controls difficult to access; Too easy to activate menus and options while shooting; Lack of a microphone-in jack limits video recording usefulness.

The Competition

Compared to Nikon V2

Panasonic GX7
Nikon V2
  • $849
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
  • $814
  • 1 inch
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • Less shutter lag
Panasonic G5
Nikon V2
  • $445
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $814
  • 1 inch
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • Higher max flash sync

Compared to Panasonic G6

Panasonic GX7
Panasonic G6
  • $849
  • 4/3
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Higher max flash sync
  • $698
  • 4/3
  • External Mic
Panasonic G5
Panasonic G6
  • $445
  • 4/3
  • $698
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • Wi-Fi

Compared to Samsung Galaxy NX

Panasonic GX7
Samsung Galaxy NX
  • $849
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $1250
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • GPS
Panasonic G5
Samsung Galaxy NX
  • $445
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $1250
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Sony A3000

Panasonic GX7
Sony A3000
  • $849
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $411
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • More pixels
Panasonic G5
Sony A3000
  • $445
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $411
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Olympus E-M10

Panasonic GX7
Olympus E-M10
  • $849
  • 4/3
  • Fast startup
  • 24p
  • $784
  • 4/3
  • Bigger RAW buffer
Panasonic G5
Olympus E-M10
  • $445
  • 4/3
  • $784
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
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