65points

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II

71points

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
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Canon EOS 1D X Mark II vs Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5
65
points
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
71
points
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

Why is Canon EOS 1D X Mark II better than Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5?

  • 3.82x larger sensor
    ?

    35.9 x 23.9mmvs17.3 x 13mm
  • 16x higher maximum light sensitivity
    ?

    409600 ISOvs25600 ISO
  • 33.33% faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
    ?

    16fpsvs12fps
  • 800shots longer battery life
    ?

    1210shotsvs410shots
  • Has phase detection autofocus for photos
    ?
  • Has a built-in focus motor
    ?
  • Has phase detection autofocus for videos
    ?
  • Has an optical viewfinder
    ?

Why is Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 better than Canon EOS 1D X Mark II?

  • 0.5% more megapixels (main camera)
    20.3MPvs20.2MP
  • 164 more focus points
    ?

    225vs61
  • Has a flip-out screen
    ?
  • Has Wi-Fi
    ?
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
    ?
  • 805g lighter
    725gvs1530g
  • Has a stereo microphone
    ?
  • Has timelapse function
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5
2. more viewfinder coverage
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With 100% coverage you can compose the image correctly when you capture the photo. With less than full coverage you may have to crop your photos afterwards to get them looking perfect.

Best

Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR

100%

100%

100%

3.Has a built-in focus motor
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The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5
4.Has a flip-out screen
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Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5
5.Has a hot shoe
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A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5
6.has an optical viewfinder
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An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens will capture. OVFs have no time lag and require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders, which can drain battery life. OVFs are also better in low light situations.

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

Optics

1.focus points
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The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.

Best

Canon EOS R

5655

61

225

2.has AF tracking
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With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5
3.sensor size
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The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

35.9 x 23.9mm

17.3 x 13mm

4.maximum light sensitivity
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With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.

Best

Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

1640000 ISO

409600 ISO

25600 ISO

5.has built-in optical image stabilization
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Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5
6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
?

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)
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The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K

3456 x 50fps

2160 x 60fps

2160 x 60fps

2.Has phase detection autofocus for videos
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A phase detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5
3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5
4.Has timelapse function
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A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5
5.has a 24p cinema mode
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24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5
6.supports AVCHD format
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AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
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A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5
2.has a microphone input
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A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5
3.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Fujifilm X-A7

2

1

2

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

Battery

1.Battery life (CIPA)
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CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

1210shots

410shots

2.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5
3.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5
4.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

Features

1.has an external memory slot
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The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5
2.Has Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5
3.Has a remote control
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A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5
4.Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
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802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5
5.has an accelerometer
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An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5
6.has a HDMI output
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Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

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