Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5Canon EOS M
Top 54%1,118 points
Top 54%
Top 55%1,107 points
Top 55%
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Top specs and features

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

1. megapixels

48.76% more megapixels (main camera).
12.1MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
18MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
17.3 x 13mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
14.9 x 22.3mm

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.
23
Sony Alpha a7 III: 693
31

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
4fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
4.3fps

5. 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.
12800 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
25600 ISO

6. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
360shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
230shots

7. video recording (main camera)

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.
1080 x 23fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 30fps

8. weight

31g lighter.
267g
HTC Re: 65.5g
298g

9. Has phase detection autofocus for videos

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.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5
Canon EOS M
11% have it

10. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5
Canon EOS M
50% have it

11. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/4000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
1/4000s

12. pixel density

8.44% higher pixel density.
462ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S: 1437.5ppi
501ppi

13. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5
Canon EOS M
31% have it

14. resolution

13.09% higher resolution.
1108 x 831px
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S: 3680 x 2760px
1250 x 833px

15. 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.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5
Canon EOS M
72% have it

16. width

41.2mm narrower.
107.7mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
66.5mm

17. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5
Canon EOS M
25% have it

18. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
920k dots
Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS: 1040000k dots
1040k dots

19. height

42mm shorter.
66.6mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
108.6mm

20. thickness

4.5mm thinner.
36.8mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
32.3mm

21. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5
Canon EOS M
24% have it

22. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5
Canon EOS M
65% have it

23. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.8"
3"

24. 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.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5
Canon EOS M
54% have it

25. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5
Canon EOS M
45% have it

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