• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600

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Differences

Canon EOS M10 advantages over Panasonic GH5

  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 4/3
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Less expensive
    $449 vs $1698
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 4.30 vs 3.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Thinner
    35 mm vs 87 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    301g vs 725g
    Lighter weight
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 600 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Panasonic GH5 advantages over Canon EOS M10

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs tilt-only
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Limited
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (DCI) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Fast startup
    ~1.00 vs 2.5 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • More dynamic range
    13.0 vs 11.4 evs
    Retain detail in highlight and shadows
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 410 vs 255 shots
    Capture more photos
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Newer
    18 months vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Less shutter lag
    0.13 vs 0.34 sec
    Focus and take a photo quickly (wide angle)
  • Dual card slots
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    11.9 fps vs 4.6 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    11.9 fps vs 4.2 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    65 vs 6 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/16000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video

Common Weaknesses

  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • User-friendly design; great touchscreen interface; good image quality

  • No viewfinder; limited physical controls; sub-par continuous shooting; lacking video features

  • 20MP sensor; Better per-pixel sharpness; Very good, slightly improved dynamic range and high ISOs; Stellar 4K video up to 60p with no crop; 6K Photo; Dual UHS-II SD slots; Good battery life for its class.

  • Buffer is deep, but slow to clear; Expensive; Menus still confusing; No optical low-pass filter means greater risk of moire; No built-in flash.

The Competition

Compared to Leica T (Typ 701)

Canon EOS M10
Leica T (Typ 701)
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $998
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Higher effective ISO
Panasonic GH5
Leica T (Typ 701)
  • $1698
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $998
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Olympus E-M1 II

Canon EOS M10
Olympus E-M1 II
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
  • $1699
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
Panasonic GH5
Olympus E-M1 II
  • $1698
  • 4/3
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $1699
  • 4/3
  • High resolution composite
  • Higher effective ISO

Compared to Leica TL

Canon EOS M10
Leica TL
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $1274
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Longer stills battery life
Panasonic GH5
Leica TL
  • $1698
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $1274
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Canon EOS M100

Canon EOS M10
Canon EOS M100
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Fast startup
Panasonic GH5
Canon EOS M100
  • $1698
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Panasonic G9

Canon EOS M10
Panasonic G9
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Less expensive
  • $1298
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
Panasonic GH5
Panasonic G9
  • $1698
  • 4/3
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $1298
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • High resolution composite
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