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

5 Reasons For
Higher display resolution (numeric) Edit
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is 1,036,000 pixels display resolution. That's 115,000 pixels higher than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 (921,000 pixels).
Cheaper by $196
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 costs $196.01 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).
4 Reasons For
Significantly smaller maximum aperture number Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 is a 22 maximum aperture digital camera, whereas the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is only a 5.6 maximum aperture digital camera (16.4 bigger).
Smaller ISO sensitivity (min) Edit
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 is 100 minimum ISO speed, but the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is a 125 minimum ISO speed digital camera (25 bigger).
Hugely lighter Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 is a 70g digital camera. That's 103g lighter than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 (70g). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

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 28 reviews).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Bigger maximum aperture number Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is a 5.6 maximum aperture digital camera. That's 16.4 bigger than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 (22).
Bigger ISO sensitivity (min) Edit
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is 125 minimum ISO speed. That's 25 bigger than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 (100).
103g heavier Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has a weight of 173g, but the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 is a 70g digital camera (103g lighter). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

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
Lower display resolution (numeric) Edit
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 is only 921,000 pixels display resolution, but the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is a 1,036,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (115,000 pixels higher).
$196 more expensive
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 is more expensive than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 by $196.01.
Less retailers
Only 1 retailer sell the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5, whereas 2 sellers 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.
Four months older
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 is older than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 by four months.
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

25 months Ago 29 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 MILC
 MILC
Megapixel
16MP 16MP
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Sensor Type
 Live MOS
 Live MOS
Still Image Resolution(s)
 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 Formats Supported
 RAW
 JPG
 MPO
 RAW
 JPG
 MPO
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
17.3 x 13 173 x 130
Total Megapixels
16.84MP 16.84MP
Image Stabilizer Location
 Lens
 Lens
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Digital Zoom
4x 4x
Maximum Aperture Number
5.6 22
BEST
Minimum Aperture Number
3.5 3.5
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
64mm 64mm
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
24mm 24mm
Focal Length Range (f-F)
12 - 32 12 - 32
Extra/Smart Zoom
2.4x Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
8/7 8/7
Lens Mount Interface
 Four Thirds
 Micro Four Thirds
 Four Thirds
 Micro Four Thirds
Number of Aspheric Elements
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Diaphragm Blades
7 7
Filter Size
37mm 37mm

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 single
 continuous
 spot
 flexible spot
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Spot Auto Focus
 Flexible Spot Auto Focus
 Face tracking
 Face detection
 contrast detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 spot
 flexible spot
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Spot Auto Focus
 Flexible Spot Auto Focus
 Face tracking
 Face detection
 contrast detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
 Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
 Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Closest Focusing Distance
0.2m 0.2m
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Focus
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes
 Auto
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 Auto
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
BEST
ISO Sensitivity
 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
ISO Sensitivity (max)
25,600 25,600
ISO Sensitivity (min)
125 100
BEST
Light Metering
 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

Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
60s 60s
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter Type
 Electronic
 Electronic

Flash

Flash Modes
 Auto
 Forced on
 Forced off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Forced on
 Forced off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
Flash Sync-Speed
0.02s 0.02s

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
30fps 30fps
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolutions
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
Resolution At Capture Speed
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280x720@30fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280x720@30fps
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio Formats Supported
 AAC++
 AAC++
Voice Recording
 Voice recording
 Voice recording
Audio System
 Stereo
 Stereo

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Memory Slots
1 1

Display

Display Diagonal
3" 3"
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Field of View
100% 100%
Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
1,036,000 pixels
BEST
921,000 pixels

Ports & Interfaces

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

Camera

White Balance
 Auto
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Auto
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
Photo Effects
 Black&White
 Skin tones
 Vivid
 Black&White
 Skin tones
 Vivid
Self-Timer Delay
2,10 2,10
Anti-Dust Function
 Anti-dust function
 Anti-dust function
Camera File System
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DCF
 Exif
BEST
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DCF
 Exif
Live View
 Live view
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tripod Mountable
 Tripod mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Multi Burst Mode
 Multi burst mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Playback
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
Unknown - Click to provide data -4 - 4
Scene Modes
 Children
 Landscape
 Night
 Night landscape
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sunset
 Sports
 Pet
 Children
 Landscape
 Night
 Night landscape
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sunset
 Sports
 Pet
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 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
173g 70g
BEST
Height
54.9mm 59.5mm
Depth
30.4mm 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 Type
 Battery
 Battery
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of Batteries Supported
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
H-H020A Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Capacity
680mAh 680mAh
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
220 shots 220 shots
Battery Voltage
7.2V 7.2V
Battery Level Indicator
 Battery level indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
32 - 104 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 80 10 - 80
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 0 - 40

System Requirements

Windows Operating Systems Supported
 Windows operating systems supported
 Windows operating systems supported

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.2 AE PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.6 PE
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi

Other Features

Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash
Aspect Ratio
 1:1
 3:2
 4:3
 16:9
 1:1
 3:2
 4:3
 16:9

Technical Details

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
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