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Top 51%
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Top 53%
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Canon EOS M vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5: 51 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

48.76% more megapixels.

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
17.3 x 13mm

3. focus points

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.

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

5. weight

31g lighter.

6. maximum light sensitivity

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.

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
360shots

8. video recording

30.43% better video recording quality.
1080 x 23fps

9. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Canon EOS M
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5
49% have it

10. Faster video autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting movies

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper movies.
Canon EOS M
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5
11% have it

11. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.

12. pixel density

8.44% higher pixel density.
462ppi

13. width

41.2mm narrower.
107.7mm

14. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.

15. height

42mm shorter.

16. thickness

4.5mm thinner.

17. resolution

13.09% higher resolution.

18. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Canon EOS M
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5
24% have it

19. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Canon EOS M
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5
23% have it

20. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

21. has AF tracking

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 M
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5
72% have it

22. Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
Canon EOS M
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5
30% have it

23. supports AVCHD format

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 M
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5
25% have it

24. Is a system camera

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
Canon EOS M
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5
45% have it

25. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Canon EOS M
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5
53% have it

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