Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5Sony A6000
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Top 45%
Top 25%1,838 points
Top 25%
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
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Top specs and features

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 vs Sony A6000: 51 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

1.52x more megapixels.
16MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
24.3MP

2. 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
179

3. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
5.8fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
11fps

4. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
Sony A6000
27% have it

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.
25600 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.
220shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
420shots

7. video recording

2.5x better video recording quality.
1080 x 24fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 60fps

8. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
Sony A6000
37% have it

9. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
Sony A6000
49% have it

10. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/16667s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
1/4000s

11. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
Sony A6000
26% have it

12. width

21mm narrower.
99mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
120mm

13. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
Sony A6000
25% have it

14. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
921k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
921k dots

15. 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-GM5
Sony A6000
30% have it

16. height

7mm shorter.
60mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
67mm

17. 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-GM5
Sony A6000
72% have it

18. thickness

9mm thinner.
36mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
45mm

19. Has a built-in focus motor

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.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
Sony A6000
17% have it

20. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
Sony A6000
24% have it

21. screen size

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

22. 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-GM5
Sony A6000
45% 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-GM5
Sony A6000
45% have it

24. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
Sony A6000
65% 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.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
Sony A6000
54% have it

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