Panasonic GX1
Mirrorless Camera
vs Olympus E-PL5
Mirrorless Camera

What’s good about the Panasonic Lumix DMC GX1

Best price $576
  • Faster continuous shooting speed 20 shots per sec vs 8 shots per sec

What’s good about the Olympus E-PL5

Best price
$498
  • Smaller body size 17 in³ vs 19 in³
  • Slightly cheaper street price $498 vs $576
  • Better light sensitivity by 4 f-stops 25,600 ISO vs 1,280 ISO
  • Newer camera September 2012 vs December 2011
  • Has HDR on-board GX1 does not have HDR
  • Has panorama image capture GX1 does not have panorama
  • Has 3D capture capabilities GX1 does not have 3D

What the Panasonic GX1 and Olympus E-PL5 have in common

  • Weigh about the same 11.22 oz vs 11.5 oz
  • Similar sensor resolutions 16 MP vs 16.1 MP
  • Similar image sensor size 225 in²
  • Similar viewscreen resolutions 460k dots
  • Same viewscreen size 3.0″
  • Same quality video capture 1080p 30fps
  • interchangeable lenses
  • HDMI port
  • RAW capture
  • hot shoe

What’s missing from both the Panasonic GX1 and the Olympus E-PL5

  • No GPS tagging
  • No waterproof housing
  • No external microphone jack
  • No Wi-Fi

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