• 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 10.2 megapixels
  • ISO 160 - 51,200
  • APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 12,800

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Differences

Panasonic GH5S advantages over Fujifilm X-H1

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Good
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs tilt-only
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Slower slow-motion
    240 fps vs 120 fps
    Supports slower slow-mo
  • Longer video battery life
    60 vs 35 minutes
    Capture more video
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 440 vs 310 shots
    Capture more photos
  • More dots on screen
    1620k vs 1040k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    600 vs 40 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    120 vs 27 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    204800 vs 51200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Fujifilm X-H1 advantages over Panasonic GH5S

  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 4/3
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Less expensive
    $1299 vs $2298*
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Top deck display
    Yes vs No
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • More pixels
    24.3 vs 10.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré
  • Longer exposure
    900 vs 60 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    14.0 fps vs 11.7 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    14.0 fps vs 12.5 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/16000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Shoot 4K video
    Both provide
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Both provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Dual card slots
    Both provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Internal flash
    Neither provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

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The Competition

Compared to Sigma sd Quattro

Panasonic GH5S
Sigma sd Quattro
  • $2298
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $716
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
Fujifilm X-H1
Sigma sd Quattro
  • $1299
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $716
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • More dots on screen

Compared to Sigma sd Quattro H

Panasonic GH5S
Sigma sd Quattro H
  • $2298
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $1099
  • APS-H
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
Fujifilm X-H1
Sigma sd Quattro H
  • $1299
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $1099
  • APS-H
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Panasonic G85

Panasonic GH5S
Panasonic G85
  • $2298
  • 4/3
  • Bigger pixels
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $698
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Fujifilm X-H1
Panasonic G85
  • $1299
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $698
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Panasonic GH5

Panasonic GH5S
Panasonic GH5
  • $2298
  • 4/3
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Bigger pixels
  • $1498
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Fujifilm X-H1
Panasonic GH5
  • $1299
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Less expensive
  • $1498
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Panasonic G9

Panasonic GH5S
Panasonic G9
  • $2298
  • 4/3
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Bigger pixels
  • $1198
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Fujifilm X-H1
Panasonic G9
  • $1299
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
  • $1198
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen
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