Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5Canon EOS M
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 vs Canon EOS M: 51 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

48.76% more megapixels.
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 a9: 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. weight

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

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

7. 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

8. video recording

30.43% better video recording quality.
1080 x 23fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 30fps

9. 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
49% have it

10. 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

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

12. width

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

13. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
920k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
1040k dots

14. pixel density

8.44% higher pixel density.
462ppi
Sony A7 II: 544ppi
501ppi

15. height

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

16. has a microphone in

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

17. thickness

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

18. resolution

13.09% higher resolution.
1108 x 831px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1011px
1250 x 833px

19. screen size

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

20. 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.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5
Canon EOS M
30% have it

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

22. has a touch screen

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

23. 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.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5
Canon EOS M
45% have it

24. 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

25. 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.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5
Canon EOS M
25% have it
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