• 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 12,800

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Differences

Panasonic GM5 advantages over Fujifilm X-T200

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Good
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Thinner
    36 mm vs 55 mm
    Thinner
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Fujifilm X-T200 advantages over Panasonic GM5

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs none
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 4/3
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 270 vs 220 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/180 vs 1/50 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Newer
    10 months vs 6 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Higher-res screen
    920k vs 307k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • More pixels
    24.2 vs 16.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/16000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 vs 25600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

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
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Great image quality for a tiny camera; Excellent high ISO for its class; Built-in EVF; Built-in hot-shoe; Improved ergonomics; Improved image quality for long exposures; Improved burst rate with hybrid shutter; 1080/60p video.

  • Slightly bigger than GM1 (but not by much); No built-in flash; Shallow buffers with RAW files; Dynamic range not quite as good as some competing models; Below average battery life.

The Competition

Compared to Panasonic GM1

Panasonic GM5
Panasonic GM1
  • $898
  • 4/3
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $479
  • 4/3
  • Internal flash
  • Faster JPEG shooting
Fujifilm X-T200
Panasonic GM1
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $479
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive

Compared to Panasonic GF7

Panasonic GM5
Panasonic GF7
  • $898
  • 4/3
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Hot shoe
  • $590
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
Fujifilm X-T200
Panasonic GF7
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Larger sensor
  • $590
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Thinner

Compared to Panasonic GX850

Panasonic GM5
Panasonic GX850
  • $898
  • 4/3
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Fast startup
  • $548
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • Shoot 4K video
Fujifilm X-T200
Panasonic GX850
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $548
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Thinner

Compared to Fujifilm X-T30

Panasonic GM5
Fujifilm X-T30
  • $898
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Fast startup
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Shoot 4K video
Fujifilm X-T200
Fujifilm X-T30
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Doesn't require an AA filter

Compared to Canon EOS M50 II

Panasonic GM5
Canon EOS M50 II
  • $898
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $600
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Fujifilm X-T200
Canon EOS M50 II
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $600
  • APS-C
  • NFC
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