Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
9% shorter Edit
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is 54.9mmmm tall. That's 4.6mm shorter than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 (59.5mmmm).
5.7mm thinner Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is a 30.4mmmm deep digital camera. That's 5.7mm thinner than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 (36.1mmmm).
Cheaper by $77
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 costs $76.96 less than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5.
1 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera.
Sixteen more awards
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has 26 awards from expert review sites, whereas the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 has 10 awards.
A little better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is 86% based on 89 reviews, however the average rating of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 is 82% (based on 58 reviews).
3 Reasons For
Smaller minimum ISO speed Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 has a minimum ISO speed of 100, but the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is a 125 minimum ISO speed digital camera (25 bigger).
Higher display resolution Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 has a display resolution of 921,000 pixels pixels, but the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is only a 1,036,000 pixels pixels display resolution digital camera (920 pixels lower).
User reviews are slightly better
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 has an average user review score of 93% based on 17 reviews, however the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has an average rating of 90% (based on 27 reviews).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Bigger minimum ISO speed Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is a 125 minimum ISO speed digital camera. That's 25 bigger than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 (100).
Lower display resolution Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is a 1,036,000 pixels pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 920 pixels lower than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 (921,000 pixels pixels).
Older by seven months
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is seven months older than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5.
User review Rating is a little Worse
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1's average user score is 90%, however the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5's is 93% (based on 17 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
4.6mm taller Edit
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 is 59.5mmmm tall, but the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is a 54.9mmmm tall digital camera (4.6mm shorter).
5.7mm thicker Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 is a 36.1mmmm deep digital camera, whereas the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is a 30.4mmmm deep digital camera (5.7mm thinner).
$77 more expensive
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 is more expensive than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 by $76.96.
Less retailers
Only 2 sellers sells the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5, whereas 3 retailers sell the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 has received 10 awards, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has received 26 awards.
Slightly Lower expert review Score
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5's average expert rating is 82%, however the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1's is 86% (based on 89 reviews).

Awards

26 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
3dnews.ru: Innovative Design
altomdata.dk: Recommended
Camera Labs: Highly Recommended
Cnetfrance.fr: Editor's Choice
Digital Versus: 5 Star
digitallife.se: Recommended
DP Review: Gold
Ephotozine: Editor's Choice
Expert Reviews: Best Buy
focus-numerique.fr: Recommended
gagadget.com: Recommended
hi-tech.mail.ru/: Recommended
Imaging Resource.com: Dave's Pick
Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star
ljudochbild.se: Especially Recommended
Lydogbilde.no: Especially Recommended 5 Star
lydogbillede.dk: Especially Recommended 5 Star
onfoto.ru: Silver
pcauthority.com.au: Recommended
PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended
photoreview.com.au: Editor's Choice
Pocket Lint: Editor's Choice
reviewed.com: Editor's Choice
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
What Digital Camera: Gold
10 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
altomdata.dk: Recommended
Digital Versus: 5 Star
DP Review: Silver
Ephotozine: Editor's Choice
Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star
PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended
photoreview.com.au: Editor's Choice
Pocket Lint: Recommended
reviewed.com: Editor's Choice

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

32 months Ago 26 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 MILC
 MILC
Megapixel Count
16MP 16MP
Sensor Type
 Live MOS
 Live MOS
Still Image Resolution
 4592 x 3448
 4592 x 2584
 3424 x 3424
 3232 x 2424
 3232 x 2160
 3232 x 1824
 2416 x 2416
 2272 x 1704
 2272 x 1520
 1712 x 1712
 1824 x 1368
 1824 x 1216
 1920 x 1080
 1824 x 1024
 4592 x 3448
 4592 x 2584
 3424 x 3424
 3232 x 2424
 3232 x 2160
 3232 x 1824
 2416 x 2416
 2272 x 1704
 2272 x 1520
 1712 x 1712
 1824 x 1368
 1824 x 1216
 1920 x 1080
 1824 x 1024
Maximum Image Resolution
 4592 x 3448
 4592 x 3448
Image Format
 RAW
 JPG
 MPO
 RAW
 JPG
 MPO
Full-Frame Sensor Size
173 x 130 17.3 x 13
Total Megapixel Count
16.84MP 16.84MP
Image Stabilizer
 Lens
 Lens
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
Maximum Waterproof Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Zoom
4x 4x
Maximum Aperture
22 22
Minimum Aperture
3.5 3.5
Maximum Focal Length
64mm 64mm
Minimum Focal Length
24mm 24mm
Focal Length Range
12 - 32 12 - 32
Extra / Smart Zoom
2.4x Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Structure
8/7 8/7
Lens Mount Interface
 Four Thirds
 Micro Four Thirds
 Four Thirds
 Micro Four Thirds
Aspheric Element
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Diaphragm Blades
7 7
Filter Size
37mm 37mm

Focusing

Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 spot
 flexible spot
 tracking
 contrast detection
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Spot Auto Focus
 Flexible Spot Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 spot
 flexible spot
 tracking
 contrast detection
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Spot Auto Focus
 Flexible Spot Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance
0.2m 0.2m
Auto Focus Point
23 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
ISO Speed
 64
 80
 125
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 12800
 25600
 25
 100
 64
 80
 125
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 12800
 25600
 25
 100
Maximum ISO Speed
25,600 25,600
Minimum ISO Speed
125 100
BEST
Light Metering Mode
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 5EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 5EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
60s 60s
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter
 Electronic
 Electronic

Flash

Flash Mode
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Forced on
 Forced off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Forced on
 Forced off
Flash Sync-Speed
0.02s 0.02s
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
BEST

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
JPEG Frame Rate
30fps 30fps
Video Format
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280x720@30fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280x720@30fps
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Audio Format
 AAC++
 AAC++
Audio System
 Stereo
 Stereo

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Memory Slot
1 1

Display

Screen Size
3" 3"
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Field of View
100% 100%
Display Resolution
1,036,000 pixels 921,000 pixels
BEST

Viewfinder

Lens Magnification Ratio
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.92x
Viewfinder
 Optical
 Optical

Ports & Interfaces

USB Connector Type
 Micro-USB A
 Micro-USB A
HDMI Connector
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
USB Connector
 Micro-USB A
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB A
 Micro-USB

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Auto
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
Photo Effect
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Skin tones
 Vivid
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Skin tones
 Vivid
Self-Timer
2,10 2,10
Camera File System
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DCF
 Exif
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DCF
 Exif
Playback Mode
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
 Highlights
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
 Highlights
Diopter Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data -4 - 4
Scene Mode
 Children
 Landscape
 Night
 Night landscape
 Portrait
 Sports
 Sunset
 Pet
 Children
 Landscape
 Night
 Night landscape
 Portrait
 Sports
 Sunset
 Pet
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 CZE
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 CZE
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
70g 180g
BEST
Height
54.9mm
BEST
59.5mm
Depth
30.4mm
BEST
36.1mm
Width
98.5mm 98.5mm
Lens Weight
70g 70g
Lens Length
24mm 24mm
Lens Diameter
55.5mm 55.5mm
Weight Including Battery
204g
BEST
211g

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Supported Battery
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Size
H-H020A Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Capacity
680mAh 680mAh
Shot Per Battery Charge
220 shots 220 shots
Battery Voltage
7.2V 7.2V

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
32 - 104 Unknown - Click to provide data
Relative Humidity Operating Range
10 - 80 10 - 80
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.2 AE PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.6 PE

Other Features

Interface
- USB 2.0 High Speed Multi Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimension
98.5 x 54.9 x 23.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range
3.5 - 5.6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Shutter Speed Range
Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 1:1
 3:2
 4:3
 16:9
 1:1
 3:2
 4:3
 16:9

Technical Details

Continuous Shooting Speed (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone Operation Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data Stereo
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