Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

84

Overall Score

84

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A bargain price and multi award winning MILC digital camera, with great features
94
Reviews
42 Reviews + 9 Awards
87
Value for Money
Very Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Overall Score
Excellent
MILC 16MP 4592 X 3448 Pixels Live MOS Nov 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Maximum Image Resolution Sensor Type Release Date
Camera Type MILC
Megapixels 16MP
Maximum Image Resolution 4592 X 3448 Pixels
Sensor Type Live MOS
Release Date Nov 2013
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5

73

Overall Score

73

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec and multi award winning MILC camera
94
Reviews
83 Reviews + 12 Awards
78
Features
Good Features
73
Overall Score
Very Good
MILC 16MP 2.7x 4592 X 3448 Pixels Mar 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Maximum Image Resolution Release Date
Camera Type MILC
Megapixels 16MP
Optical Zoom 2.7x
Maximum Image Resolution 4592 X 3448 Pixels
Release Date Mar 2015
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

84

Overall Score

84

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A bargain price and multi award winning MILC digital camera, with great features
94
Reviews
42 Reviews + 9 Awards
87
Value for Money
Very Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Overall Score
Excellent
MILC 16MP 4592 X 3448 Pixels Live MOS Nov 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Maximum Image Resolution Sensor Type Release Date
Camera Type MILC
Megapixels 16MP
Maximum Image Resolution 4592 X 3448 Pixels
Sensor Type Live MOS
Release Date Nov 2013
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5

73

Overall Score

73

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec and multi award winning MILC camera
94
Reviews
83 Reviews + 12 Awards
78
Features
Good Features
73
Overall Score
Very Good
MILC 16MP 2.7x 4592 X 3448 Pixels Mar 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Maximum Image Resolution Release Date
Camera Type MILC
Megapixels 16MP
Optical Zoom 2.7x
Maximum Image Resolution 4592 X 3448 Pixels
Release Date Mar 2015

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Reasons For

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18 Reasons For
Higher Display Resolution
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is a 1,036,000 pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 115,000 pixels higher than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 (921,000 pixels).

The display resolution on a display camera denotes how high detail the display is.

High resolutions on the display of your camera means that the photos you take will be shown in higher detail, allowing you to see them more clearly.

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Cheaper by $414
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 costs $413.63 less than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5.
More 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.
16 More Awards
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has 28 awards from expert review sites, whereas the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 has 12 awards.
Better Expert Reviews
Based on 96 expert reviews, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has an average review score of 86%, however the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 has an average rating of 81% (based on 67 reviews).
Better Expert Reviews Review Score
Expert Reviews gave the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 a review score of 100%, whereas the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 only has a rating of 80% from the same site.
Better Amateurphotographer.co.uk Review Score
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has a review score of 83% from Amateurphotographer.co.uk, whereas the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5's rating was only 70% from the same site.
Better Camera Labs Review Score
Camera Labs's Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 review gave it a score of 87%, whereas the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 only has a rating of 0% from the same site.
Better Techradar.com/au/ Review Score
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has a review score of 100% from Techradar.com/au/, whereas the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 only has a rating of 0% from the same site.
Better What Digital Camera Review Score
What Digital Camera's Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 review gave it a score of 90%, whereas the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5's rating was only 88% from the same site.
Better Pocket Lint Review Score
Pocket Lint's Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 review gave it a score of 100%, whereas the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 only has a rating of 90% from the same site.
Better Reviewed.com Review Score
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has a Reviewed.com review score of 90%, whereas the rating of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 was only 0% from the same site.
Better Trusted Reviews Review Score
Trusted Reviews's Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 review gave it a score of 80%, whereas the rating of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 was only 70% from the same site.
Better Altomdata.dk Review Score
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has an Altomdata.dk review score of 90%, whereas the rating of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 was only 80% from the same site.
Better Mydigitalphotos.dk Review Score
Mydigitalphotos.dk gave the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 a review score of 90%, whereas the rating of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 was only 70% from the same site.
Better Zoom.nl Review Score
Zoom.nl's Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 review gave it a score of 76%, whereas the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5's rating was only 75% from the same site.
Better Dkamera.de Review Score
Dkamera.de gave the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 a review score of 92%, whereas the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5's rating was only 90% from the same site.
Better Webnews.it Review Score
Webnews.it gave the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 a review score of 81%, whereas the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5's rating was only 80% from the same site.
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User Reviews Are Slightly Better
The average user review score of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 is 90% based on 27 reviews, however the average rating of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is 88% (based on 30 reviews).
Better DP Review Review Score
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 has a DP Review review score of 77%, whereas the rating of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 was only 0% from the same site.
Better Camerastuffreviewcom Review Score
Camerastuffreviewcom's Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 review gave it a score of 74%, whereas the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 only has a rating of 71% from the same site.
Better Photoreview.com.au Review Score
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 has a review score of 87% from Photoreview.com.au, whereas the rating of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 was only 85% from the same site.
Better Erenumerique.fr Review Score
Erenumerique.fr gave the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 a review score of 90%, whereas the rating of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 was only 80% from the same site.
Better Digitalfoto.dk Review Score
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 has a review score of 86% from Digitalfoto.dk, whereas the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 only has a rating of 0% from the same site.

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Reviews & Awards

Awards

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has more awards than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has 28 awards, where as the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 has 12 awards. Compare all award winning digital cameras.
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28 Awards Best
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 Techradar: Editor's Choice tipa.com: Technical Image Press Association Award Trusted Reviews: Recommended What Digital Camera: Gold
12 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star altomdata.dk: Recommended Camera Labs: Recommended camerastuffreviewcom: Good Stuff 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

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has better expert reviews than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5. The average expert reviews score for the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is 86% based on 96 reviews, where as the average score for the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 is 81% based on 67 reviews.
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25 reviews
4 stars
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15 reviews
4 stars
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0 reviews

Average User Rating

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 has better user reviews than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1. The average user reviews score for the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 is 90% based on 27 reviews, where as the average score for the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is 88% based on 30 reviews.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
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23 reviews
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5 stars
19 reviews
4 stars
4 reviews
3 stars
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2 stars
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1 review

Camerastuffreviewcom Review Score

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Camerastuffreviewcom
The Panasonic Lumix GM1 is the latest Micro Four Thirds (MFT) system camera from that brand. This camera got a lot of enthusiastic responses in the press and not only because the GM1 looks great.On Imaging Resource the Panasonic GM1 was chosen Best P...
Really small perfect for travelling
Easy to use
Good quality frame
Takes fantastic pictures
Works well in low light
Extremely compact, lightweight
Highquality LCD screen
Superior AVCHD videos
Builtin WiFi
Compact and sturdy
Diminutiveness doesn't unduly affected handling
Great image quality
Playing card dimensions means this is one compact that truly is, sturdy DSLRstrength build provides a premium feel, diminutiveness hasn't unduly affected handling and the images are a knock out
Very small
Crisp touch-screen LCD
Hinged flash
Snappy performer
5fps continuous shooting
Clean images through ISO 1600
116 000-second electronic shutter
Sharp, compact kit lens
Raw shooting support
Wi-Fi
Compact body with large sensor
Sturdy magnesium alloy frame
Classy design
Easy to use touch UI
Fast and accurate autofocus
Excellent image quality
Extremely small and lightweight camera body
Very good image quality
Reliable transfer of image files over WiFi
Truly silent shutter mode
Good touchscreen
Nice level of Q
Menu and virtual Fn button customizability
Compatible with all Micro Four Third
Small dimensions
Excellent quality LCD
Sharp images
Great image quality, as good as the Lumix G 7
Fast AF which works in lower light than most cameras
Touchscreen lets you tap to focus for stills and movies
1080 movies with 24p, manual exposures and peaking
Timelapse
7-frame AEB
HDR modes, lots of effects
Built-in Wifi with smartphone remote control
Silent shutter option with maximum speed of 116 000
Small, light kit zoom with 24mm wide
Small size
Touchscreen
Inbuilt WiFi
Digital Filters
Robust magnesium chassis
Premium finish
Full Manual control
Excellent functionality within the Panasonic Image app
Pinpoint AF
Touchscreen functionality
Live preview of Creative Filters
Incredibly compact design
Speedy autofocus
Silent electronic shutter mode
Picture quality
Clean and clear shots, noise handled very well
Good 1232 mm kit lens
Builtin flash
Comprehensive video mode
WiFi (but no NFC)
Small size, lightweight, decent build quality, fast autofocus, great images particularly when considered against highend compacts, fair price
Micro Four Thirds lens system makes for versatile product, pinpoint focus mode
Light and compact size
Highquality touchscreen
Sharp kit lens
Comfortable shooting design
Design
Finition
Encombrement
Autofocus vloce en photo et en vido
AF continu efficace
Connectivit WiFi
Qualit d'image
Bonne gestion du bruit lectronique jusqu' 1600 ISO en JPEG
3200 en RAW
Obturateur lectronique jusqu'au 116000 s
Mode vid
Dimensions, poids, design, prise en main, cran tactile, qualit d'image
Taille
Finition et design
Autofocus vloce
Filtres intgrs efficaces
WiFi bien intgr
Compacit record
Ractivit de l'autofocus, cran tactile
Dclenchement totalement silencieux
Bonne gestion du bruit lectronique
1232 mm de bonne facture
Flash intgr
Mode vido complet
Connexion WiFi (mais pas NFC)
Snelle autofocus, mooi design, goed touchscreen
Dobra jako zdj JPEG i RAW w do szerokim zakresie czuoci, rozdzielczo obrazu na odpowiednio wysokim poziomie, nieze wyniki w kategorii zakresu i dynamiki tonalnej, solidna obudowa, cakiem rozsdna ergon
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Fantastisk bildkvalitet
Snabb, sker autofokus
Smidig
Retroknslan
Hohe Auflsungswertediverse Szenenprogramme
Edle Haptik und Verarbeitung
Fr die Sensorgre extrem kleines Gehuse
Gute Bedienbarkeit ber TouchScreen
Umfangreiche Ausstattung (inklusive WiFi)
Trotz kompaktem Gehuse eine gute Bildqualitt wie eine ausgewachsene Kamera
Gute bis sehr gute Bildqualitt (bis ISO 800)
Auch hohe ISOWerte bis ISO 3.200 noch gut nutzbar
Extrem kleines Kameragehuse (kleinste Systemkamera mit MFTSensor)
Gut bis sehr gut verarbeitetes Kameragehuse (teilweise aus Magnesium)
Hochauflsendes 3 0 Zoll
1.036.000 Subpixel) Display mit sehr guten Einblickwinkeln
Sehr przise kapazitive TouchscreenOberflche mit sehr schneller und guter
Ultrakompakte DSLM
Hohe Bildschrfe
Wenig Rauschen
Blemi di dimensioni e proporzioni con le lenti 43 pi grandi
Batteria con poca autonomia
Qui di seguito la nostra galleria di immagini
Lavorando di fotoritocco comunque possibile ottenere ottime immagini
Discreta l'ingrandimento Macro anche se no
Corpo di piccole dimensioni, leggero e ben assemblato
Costruita con ampio utilizzo di metallo
Estetica particolarmente gradevole
Buona qualit d'immagine
WiFi integrato (vedere contro)
Buon livello di controllo dei parametri di scatto
Display
Microscopica, eccellente qualit dell'immagine
AF rapidissimo e preciso, ottima raffica
Battery life
Uneven photo quality
May be too small for some
Weak battery life
Soso battery life
Touch sensitive onscreen icons and physical buttons are small
No eyelevel viewfinder
Soso battery life, feels expensive on launch, touch sensitive onscreen icons are small as are the hard keys on the backplate, lacks an eyelevel viewfinder (EVF)
Fixed screen with no EVF option
Lacks accessory shoe or mic input
Compressed control layout
Kit lens lacks manual focus ring
Limited burst shooting in Raw
Front surface can be slippery
Low 220230 shot battery life
Kit lens has short 2.6x zoom
Poor noise reduction
JPEG rendering of yellows a bit washed out
Low battery capacity
Small controls can be fiddly
Focus mode dial not especially useful
Electronic shutter can produce banding under artificial light
Video resolution tops out at 1080 3
Price
Tenny backplate buttons
Other lenses may prevent tripod use
No panorama mode
Rear control wheel easy to press when turning
No 1080 video at 50p or 60p
No hotshoe nor means to mount viewfinder or mic
Modest battery life and no USB charging
No viewfinder
No hotshoe
No manual control when using filters
Poor battery life
No headphone port for audio monitoring
USB battery charging not permitted
Lack of handgrip
Battery life could be better
No tilt or swivel screen
1232 mm lens
Non motorised, not great for closeup shots
Grip handle is an optional extra
No weatherproof finish
1080i not p video capture, no hotshoe, no viewfinder possible, accidental touchscreen presses not uncommon (can be turned off though), faux leather finish won't impress all
Average battery life
Mechanical shutter maxes out at 1500 second
No option for an optical or electronic viewfinder
Prise en main un peu glissante
Pas de griffe flash
Pas d'cran orientable
Pas de puce NFC
Roue codeuse trop petite etou trfle de slection arrire trop sensible
Autonomie limite 200 vues approx
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Pas de prise micro et casque pour la vido
Inter
Une autonomie rduite
Ecran fixe
Pas de griffe porte accessoire
Pas totalement convaincu par le dploiement du zoom
Autonomie limite
Pas d'cran inclinable
Optique 1232 mm non motorise, photo rapproche limite
Poigne en accessoire
Pas de construction touttemps
Prestaties bij weinig licht, scherm niet kantelbaar, optionele elektronische zoeker
Bardzo due szumy na dugich ekspozycjach (darki), ograniczenie maksymalnego czasu ekspozycji do 1 minuty, problemy z osiganiem maksymalnej prdkoci fotografowania w trybie szybkich zdj seryjnych, brak m
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Magere Ausstattung
Die meisten MFTObjektive haben einen zu groen Durchmesser fr die kleine Kamera
Mit 150 s zu lange krzeste Blitzsynchronzeit
Setobjektiv mit schwacher Auflsung am Bildrand
Lumix G Vario 1232mm 3 55 6 OIS
Kein Fokusring zum manuellen Scharfstellen
Mit greren Hnden schon etwas schwerer zu halten (dafr gibt es den Handgriff DMWHG 1)
Bei greren Objektiven (Durchmesser 55 5mm) ragt das Objektiv ber die Kamera hinaus
Die Kamera kann durch das Ausfahren des Objektivs nicht eingeschaltet werden
Krzeste Verschlusszeit bei mechanischem Verschluss nur 1500 Se
Akku schwach und teuer
Wenige und kleine Tasten
Lli manuali scomodi
Troppo piccola per chi ha mani grandi
Niente stabilizzatore ottico nel corpo macchina
Assenza di mirino e di schermo orientabile
Lumix G Vario 1232m 3.55.6 mediocre e limitato
Problemi di dimensioni e proporzioni con le lenti 4
WiFi senza funzionalit di controllo remoto
Flash sottodimensionato (sincronizzazione minima da 150)
Capacit della batteria migliorabile
Gamma dinamica e resa ad alti ISO non all'altezza delle recenti Panasonic e Olympus
Riduzione del rumore JPG
Sincronia flash solo a 150s, alcuni controlli sono poco immediati, qualit costruttiva non impeccabile
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Mar 2015
Best
Camerastuffreviewcom
After 1 comes 5, I've learned. The Panasonic GM5 is the successor to the Panasonic GM1. Both cameras belong, along with the Nikon 1 among others, to the smallest mirrorless system cameras with interchangeable lenses. The sensor of these cameras beats...
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Nov 2014

Expert Reviews Review Score

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Best
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It really is tiny, especially for an interchangeable lens deviceThis camera really is tiny. It measures 58mm from its LCD screen to its lens cap, and weighs 279g. That's 2g less than the Sony RX100 II , and a full 236g less than the GX7. It's not qui...
Best Buy
The smallest CSC to date, and one of the best too......
Mar 2015
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The most significant change is the introduction of an electronic viewfinder (EVF). It's particularly useful when shooting in direct sunlight when the screen can be hard to see. Bracing the camera against your eye can also help to avoid camera shake. ...
The Panasonic GM5 is small and charming, but there's some stiff competition at this price......
Mar 2015

DP Review Review Score

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Entry-level mirrorless cameras provide a nice middle ground between fixed-lens point-and-shoots and lower-end DSLRs......
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Dec 2014
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Panasonic's new baby CSC is the Lumix DMC-GM5, a camera that continues the theme of miniature styling established by the Lumix DMC-GM1 only a year ago. For those who need a refresher, the GM1 is the almost inconceivably small interchangeable lens cam...
Silver
Extremely small and lightweight camera body
Good image quality for its size
Electronic viewfinder useful in bright conditions
Two physical customizable Fn buttons add flexibility
Clickable rear command dial useful for quick access to two exposure para
Poor battery life
Small controls contribute to point-and-shoot-like ergonomics
16MP Four Thirds sensor starting to look a bit dated
Not built for extended use in cold conditions
Default dynamic range settings produce slight highlight clipping
Slow 1
If small size is a priority, the pint-sized Lumix GM5 can't be beat. It affords creativity and flexibility that you won't necessarily get with a fixed lens camera, and provides a Four Thirds sensor many times the size of those found in not-much-small...
Jan 2015

PC Mag Review Score

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The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 ($749.99 direct, with lens)%displayPrice% at %seller% is a pocket-sized interchangeable lens camera that, unlike the similarly small Pentax Q7%displayPrice% at %seller%, doesn't rely on a point-and-shoot size sensor to ach...
Very small
Crisp touch-screen LCD
Hinged flash
Snappy performer
5fps continuous shooting
Clean images through ISO 1600
116 000-second electronic shutter
Sharp, compact kit lens
Raw shooting support
Wi-Fi
Fixed screen with no EVF option
Lacks accessory shoe or mic input
Compressed control layout
Kit lens lacks manual focus ring
Limited burst shooting in Raw
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is the smallest interchangeable lens digital camera you can buy. It's not as full-featured as some other models, but you can't argue with its size or performance......
Feb 2014
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The Lumix DMC-GM5 ($899.99 with 12-32mm lens) is one of the smallest interchangeable lens cameras you can buy, a fact that allows Panasonic to sell it at a premium price point. The svelte shooter follows in the footsteps of the company's first crack...
Like its predecessor, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 packs an image sensor that's much larger than you'd expect, resulting in a pocket-friendly camera that can go toe to toe with larger interchangeable lens models in terms of image quality......
Jun 2015

Amateurphotographer.co.uk Review Score

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While compact cameras score over DSLRs with regard to portability, they cant compare in terms of image quality. A mix of lightweight, compact design and decent image quality is therefore a balance that camera manufacturers are keen to get right, and ...
Image: The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is perfect for documenting everyday life as it can be carried with you everywhere With its stylish design and compact body, it is fair to say that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 will go down well with its target audien...
Jan 2014
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Skip forward a year, and Panasonic has announced another new member of the Lumix G family, in the form of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5. It?s not a successor to the GM1 ? it?s a more advanced bigger brother with a few exciting add-ons, but is certainly...
Electronic viewfinder helps with shooting in bright light
Good image quality for its size from large four-thirds sensor
Good build quality and attractive retro styling
Small and cramped controls can be fiddly to use
Short battery life compared to similar larger cameras
No NFC slows down Wi-Fi setup
Considering the cameras  size, the GM5 is capable of some amazing things. In a body not much larger in length and height than a credit card, it packs a huge four-thirds sensor, which gives great image quality. Weve seen it used in many Panasonic cam...
Oct 2014

Photoreview.com.au Review Score

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Nearby is a focus mode lever, while the rear panel boasts a control dial, which surrounds a fairly conventional arrow pad. The cursor buttons on the arrow pad provide quick access to the exposure compensation, white balance, AF area selection and dri...
Editor's Choice
There's a lot to like in Panasonic's GM1, despite its limitations (small control buttons, the lack of a flash hot-shoe and accessory port and limited battery capacity). The camera with its compact kit lens makes a great combo for street photography. ...
Jan 2014
Best
Photoreview.com.au logo
When Panasonic released its Lumix DMC-GM1 just over a year ago, many people wished it had a viewfinder. That omission is addressed in the GM5, which was announced in mid-September and is now available in Australian camera shops. The built-in EVF, whi...
Editor's Choice
Image quality is fine, with excellent jpeg processing
RAW was difficult to assess as the camera comes with the Silkypix converter and neither DxO nor Adobe has yet included the camera in their converters
Video is good
The price is steep for a camera of this type
The Olympus OMD E 10, a camera with better specifications if not as cute, costs about 200 less
Photographers looking for a take-everywhere camera should give the GM5 kit serious consideration, particularly if they already own a Panasonic M4/3 system. The same applies to digicam owners looking to upgrade to an interchangeable-lens camera, parti...
Nov 2014

T3.com Review Score

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Mirror-less Compact System Cameras - of which Panasonic launched the very first, back in September 2008 - were always supposed to be about good things coming in small packages. Translation: near pro-quality pictures yet no backache from carrying the ...
Small dimensions
Excellent quality LCD
Sharp images
Price
Tenny backplate buttons
No eyelevel viewfinder
...
Dec 2013
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The size of a pack of playing cards, the 16 megapixel, metal and plastic build Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 joins its maker's smallest-ever interchangeable lens system camera, the prior issued GM1, in the Lumix G line up; one that includes plain G, GH and...
Compact sized body
Eye level viewfinder
Ability to expand with hotshoe
Soso battery life
Fixed rear LCD display, flash facility not built in
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Oct 2014

Dxomark.com Review Score

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
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With a traditional looking design, the latest addition to Panasonic's Lumix CSC range the GM1 is, arguably, the firm's slickest camera yet. It has the same 16-Mpix-resolution sensor as the larger, rangefinder-style GX7, and although housed in a tiny ...
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Finition et design
Autofocus vloce
Qualit d'image
Filtres intgrs efficaces
WiFi bien intgr
Ecran fixe
Pas de griffe porte accessoire
Prise en main un peu glissante
Pas totalement convaincu par le dploiement du zoom
While it's slightly disappointing that the sensor in the GM1 can't match that of the GX7, the former is a few bucks south of $1000 body only. Nevertheless it has competitive image quality in a genuinely small package and the usefulness of the high-sp...
Dec 2013
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The Micro-Four-Thirds 16-Mpix Panasonic DMC-GM5 is a rangefinder-style mirrorless model with an attractive feature set, including a high-resolution EVF and some advanced video functionality ? as well as, of course, access to a large range of native-m...
Extremely compact
Crisp touch-screen LCD
Integrated EVF
Snappy performer
5.8fps continuous shooting
Clean images through ISO 6400
116 000-second electronic shutter
Sharp, compact kit lens
Raw capture support
Wi-Fi
Excellent app control
Fits in a pocket when certain small lenses are attached
Uses standard lens mount
Manual controls
Builtin EVF
Small and lightweight design, fast autofocus (including pinpoint mode), good overall image quality, better materials choice than G 1
Compacte en lichte body, elektronische zoeker, touchscreen, snelle AF, uitstekende smart device wifi app
De G 5 heeft een ingebouwde elektronische zoeker, een flitsschoen en een losse meegeleverde flitser
De G 1 heeft geen zoeker en een ingebouwde flitser
De G 5 heeft een draaiwieltje aan de achterzijde, waarmee je makkelijker sluitertijd en diafragma aanp
Dobra jako zdj JPEG i RAW w do szerokim zakresie czuoci, rozdzielczo obrazu na odpowiednio wysokim poziomie, nieze wyniki w kategorii zakresu tonalnego, solidna, magnezowa obudowa, rozsdna ergonomia e
Mal rozmry, elektronick hledek s dobrm rozlienm, spolehliv automatick osten, displej s pesnou a rychlou odezvou, velk nabdka pomocnch funkc
Wifi a rozshl monosti bezdrtovho ovldn pomoc aplikace Image App
Uerst kompakte Systemkamera
Schneller AF, hohe Serienbildrate
Groer Funktionsumfang
Bis ISO 1.600 sehr gute Bildqualitt
Gute bis sehr gute Bildqualitt (bis ISO 800)
Auch hohe ISOWerte bis ISO 3.200 noch gut nutzbar
Extrem kleines Kameragehuse
Sehr gut verarbeitetes Kameragehuse (teilweise aus Magnesium)
Integrierter elektronischer Sucher mit 1 17 Millionen Subpixel
Corpo macchina ultracompatto, qualit foto e video eccellente in rapporto alle dimensioni, compatibile con tutti gli obiettivi micro 4 3, design e qualit costruttiva molto gradevoli
Dimensioni contenutissime
Funzionalit complete
Buona qualit di immagine
Mirino elettronico integrato e di qualit nonostante le piccole dimensioni del corpo macchina
Omits built-in flash
No mic input
Pricey
No manual focus ring with kit lens
Underwhelming burst shooting in Raw
Limited 150-second) sync speed and 1500-second mechanical shutter
Small size can lead to cramped user comfort
Big lenses won't allow you to carry it in your pocket
Viewfinder scale, poor battery life
JPEG processing can be overzealous
G 7 similarities and improving highend compacts pose questions
Relatief kleine beeldsensor, meegeleverde losse flitser, scherm niet draaibaar
Kleine knoppen
Kleine accu
Geen GPS (wel een slimme synchronisatiemogelijkheid met GPS op een smartphone)
Bardzo due szumy na dugich ekspozycjach (darki), ograniczenie maksymalnego czasu ekspozycji do 64 sekund, ograniczenie minimalnego czasu synchronizacji z byskiem do 150 sekundy, brak moliwoci wyczenia
Krom kitu se zkladnm zoomem 1232 mm (EQ 35 mm 2464 mm) F 3 55 6 ASPH do redakce dorazily dal dva objektivy, kter jsou konstruovny pmo na drobn tlo fotoapartu G 5
Fummelige Bedienung (aber Touchdisplay)
Blitzsynchronzeit mit mindestens 150 Sekunde deutlich zu lang
Nicht sonderlich hoch auflsendes SetObjektiv
Kleiner EVF
Lumix G Vario 1232mm 3 55 6 OIS
Kein Fokusring zum manuellen Scharfstellen
Mit greren Hnden etwas unpraktisch zu halten (dafr gibt es den Handgriff DMWHG 1)
Teilweise sehr kleine Tasten
Kein integriertes Blitzgert, kleiner Aufsteckblitz wird abe
Assente il flash integrato, mirino elettronico appena utilizzabile, sincronia flash massima 150s, otturatore meccanico solo fino a 1500s, prezzo impegnativo
Troppo piccola per alcuni obiettivi
Prestazioni video limitate
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Aug 2015

PhotographyBlog.com Review Score

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
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The new Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is one of the smallest compact system cameras in the World. The DMC-GM1 features a Four Thirds-sized 16 megapixel Live MOS image sensor, 1036K-dot touchscreen LCD screen, built-in Wi-Fi connectivity, a pop-up flash, si...
Highly Recommended
The 16 megapixel Micro Four Thirds format Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1, its maker's smallest CSC ever, provides proof that good things really can occasionally come in small packages ? in this instance a body the size of a pack of playing cards. Given that...
Dec 2013
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The new Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 is the smallest compact system camera in the World with a Live View Finder. The DMC-GM5 features a Four Thirds-sized 16 megapixel Live MOS image sensor, 920K-dot touchscreen LCD screen, 1,166-dot equivalent LVF with 0....
Highly Recommended
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Oct 2014

Camera Labs Review Score

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Panasonic Lumix GM1 review The Panasonic Lumix GM1 is a tiny system camera based on the mirrorless Micro Four Thirds format. Announced in October 2013, it packs the same sensor, image processing and much of the same features of the enthusiast-class L...
Highly Recommended
Great image quality, as good as the Lumix G 7
Fast AF which works in lower light than most cameras
Touchscreen lets you tap to focus for stills and movies
1080 movies with 24p, manual exposures and peaking
Timelapse
7-frame AEB
HDR modes, lots of effects
Built-in Wifi with smartphone remote control
Silent shutter option with maximum speed of 116 000
Small, light kit zoom with 24mm wide
Other lenses may prevent tripod use
No panorama mode
Rear control wheel easy to press when turning
No 1080 video at 50p or 60p
No hotshoe nor means to mount viewfinder or mic
Modest battery life and no USB charging
Panasonic's Lumix GM1 is a very canny camera, appealing both to those who are looking for a small interchangeable lens camera and those who want a compact with better quality and features than a typical point-and-shoot. As such it takes on models lik...
Dec 2013
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The Lumix GM5 shares essentially the same tiny body of the GM1, making it one of the smallest system cameras around, but adds two important new features: first is an electronic viewfinder squeezed into the top left corner as you hold the camera, and ...
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Sep 2014

What Digital Camera Review Score

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Ever since the first compact system camera arrived, we've seen virtually all the main manufacturers attempt to take hold of the market by releasing innovative models that are designed to stand out from the competition. Not only have we seen an entire...
Gold
Robust magnesium chassis
Premium finish
Full Manual control
Wifi
Excellent functionality within the Panasonic Image app
Pinpoint AF
Touchscreen functionality
Live preview of Creative Filters
No viewfinder
Poor battery life
No headphone port for audio monitoring
USB battery charging not permitted
Lack of handgrip
Panasonic have achieved something quite remarkable with the GM1. The way such impressive features have been squeezed into such a small body goes to show what is possible, and as well as being a great technological achievement in its own right, its pu...
Nov 2013
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In fact, last year the manufacturer launched the smallest interchangeable lens camera on the market to feature a four-thirds sensor in the shape of the Panasonic Lumix GM1.While the all-new Lumix GM5 isn't a successor to the GM1, it certainly falls i...
Image quality is impressive
Excellent build quality
EVF is a welcome feature
Small body means a low capacity battery
Controls can prove a touch fiddly
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Nov 2014

Digital Versus Review Score

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Anyone who's umming and ahhing about whether to splash out on the Panasonic GM1 mini micro-four-thirds interchangeable lens camera this Christmas could be swayed by Panasonic's free handgrip offer that... While some camera-makers have been busy packi...
5 Star
Incredibly compact design
Speedy autofocus
Touchscreen
Silent electronic shutter mode
Picture quality
Clean and clear shots, noise handled very well
Good 1232 mm kit lens
Builtin flash
Comprehensive video mode
WiFi (but no NFC)
Battery life could be better
No tilt or swivel screen
1232 mm lens
Non motorised, not great for closeup shots
Grip handle is an optional extra
No weatherproof finish
The Panasonic Lumix GM1 is small, light, stylish, pleasant to use and takes top-quality pictures. What's not to like? This interchangeable lens camera packs a good range of features and quality tech specs into a cute little camera that's perfectly po...
Nov 2013
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In Panasonic's mind, the distinction is clear: the Lumix GM1 (which will remain in its catalogue) was a tiny camera designed more for size- and design-conscious buyers than for the technologically- or photographically-minded. And yet, many experts qu...
5 Star
Small, reliable, elegant and well-built, the Lumix GM5 is a good buy, both for people who like a good-looking camera and for people who like a camera that takes a good-looking photo. By including an EVF, Panasonic has one-upped the GM1, a model we al...
Oct 2014

Dpexpert.com.au Review Score

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
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This 16 mega pixel compact mirrorless micro four thirds camera is startlingly small. The face area of the camera is not much larger than a credit card. The 75mm LCD takes up most of the back, leaving just enough room for basic controls. In spite of i...
Having Panasonic's excellent image capture and process in such a tiny unit, with full function control for serious photographers, gives customers more camera in less bulk that we would have thought po
Neither function nor quality is compromised
It is expensive and about 100 more here than in the US
Until you see the GM1 and hold it in your hands you can't really appreciate what the Panasonic engineers and designers have accomplished. This camera sets a new benchmark for the combined desirable characteristics of outstanding image quality with ex...
Nov 2013
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1099 Small, stylish and capableThis update on the GM1, the smallest micro four thirds model in the Panasonic range, has a 16mp sensor, like its predecessor, but has been made more user-friendly with revisions to control butons and dials. The retracta...
Image quality is fine, with excellent jpeg processing
RAW was difficult to assess as the camera comes with the Silkypix converter and neither DxO nor Adobe has yet included the camera in their converters
Video is good
The price is steep for a camera of this type
The Olympus OMD E 10, a camera with better specifications if not as cute, costs about 200 less
This is a brilliant little camera. It won't fit in a shirt or jeans pocket but it takes up little space in a bag. The electronic viewfinder and add-on flash have elevated the GM......
Nov 2014

Pocket Lint Review Score

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One glance at the Panasonic Lumix GM1 and you'll assume it's a compact camera. Well, it is compact by size - that much is clear - but as it's got an interchangeable lens system as is part of the Micro Four Thirds family it, therefore, falls into the ...
Editor's Choice
Small size, lightweight, decent build quality, fast autofocus, great images particularly when considered against highend compacts, fair price
Micro Four Thirds lens system makes for versatile product, pinpoint focus mode
Poor battery life
1080i not p video capture, no hotshoe, no viewfinder possible, accidental touchscreen presses not uncommon (can be turned off though), faux leather finish won't impress all
The Panasonic Lumix GM1 is an utterly brilliant little camera. It sits on the fence between compact and compact system cameras yet gleefully sticks its tongue out at both sides. It's rare that a product feels like a hybrid of ideas and yet succeeds.....
Nov 2013
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Panasonic rules the roost when it comes to dinky compact system cameras, with 2013's Lumix GM1 establishing a strong position in the market. How to update such a seemingly perfect pocketable interchangeable lens camera? Plonk a viewfinder in it and ...
Recommended
The Panasonic Lumix GM5 is an interesting and accomplished system camera, but while the GM1 arrived at a time when it could slot into the market and outshine many high-end compacts, the more tech-laden GM5 exists in a different context. The advance.....
Jan 2015

Ephotozine Review Score

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
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The Panasonic Lumix GM1 is the smallest Micro Four Thirds camera available. It has an ultra-compact magnesium alloy body that weighs only 204g and measures just 98.5 x 54.9 x 30.4mm. In order to give the smallest camera possible, it is introduced wit...
Editor's Choice
Very good noise performance
Fast focus and shutter response
Excellent 3inch touch-screen
Excellent image quality
New 12 32mm lens performs well
Ultra-compact Micro Four Thirds camera
Excellent remote control Wi-Fi app
5fps 10fps continuous shooti
Close focus distance of kit lens is poor
Lacks panoramic mode
Short battery life
The Panasonic Lumix GM1 price is £629 with 12-32mm kit lens, which makes it quite expensive for a mirrorless camera, and it's designed to compete with other premium compact cameras, such as the Sony Cyber-shot RX100 II, with 1inch sensor, although b...
Nov 2013
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The Panasonic Lumix GM5 is the new compact Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera from Panasonic, and an update to the GM1, with the GM1 remaining on the market. The GM5 features a built in electronic viewfinder and flash hot-shoe and comes bundled with...
Editor's Choice
The Panasonic Lumix GM5 is priced at £699 with 12-32mm kit lens, which makes it quite expensive for a mirrorless camera, and it's designed to compete with other premium compact cameras, such as the Sony Cyber-shot RX100 III , with 1inch sensor, alth...
Oct 2014

Reviewed.com Review Score

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
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Mirrorless cameras gleefully break with tradition in order to benefit today's photographers. With standards like Micro Four Thirds, camera makers aren't beholden to arcane, decades-old mirrorbox measurements and flange focal distances calculated by e...
Editor's Choice
Ultrakompakte DSLM
Hohe Bildschrfe
Wenig Rauschen
Akku schwach und teuer
Wenige und kleine Tasten
Discounting the quirky-cute but underperforming Pentax Q cameras, the GM1 is the most compact compact system camera?emphasis on system ?we've seen yet. No other small camera provides photographers with such a wide array of options. The only limiting ...
Oct 2013
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Last year, Panasonic threw us for a loop by introducing an unbelievably tiny Micro Four Thirds system camera, the GM1 . By cramming a larger sensor into an interchangeable lens body no bigger than a deck of cards, Panasonic had brought forth a camera...
Editor's Choice
A compelling option in a crowded category Panasonic is reaching deep with its latest designs, and for the most part the Lumix lineup has gotten it right. It seems like the promise of Micro Four Thirds is best fulfilled with small, powerful cameras, a...
Dec 2014

Trusted Reviews Review Score

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
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What is the Panasonic Lumix GM1? Panasonic's Lumix range of Compact System Cameras (CSCs) is the longest established range on the market, with the Lumix series debuting the first ever CSC in the form of the Panasonic Lumix G1. Every major brand, and ...
Recommended
The Panasonic GM1 is a truly impressive CSC that impressively designed and delivers good image quality while managing to still fit easily in to a trouser pocket. It has few equals at present, making it an excellent if you value quality and portabilit...
Oct 2013
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What is the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5? The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 is a second go at a formula established last year with the DMC-GM1 : an absolutely tiny camera body that offers a fairly large Micro Four Thirds sensor and interchangeable lenses. Start...
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 can create great photos, but ultimately feels a little too cramped and fiddly.Next, read more Camera Reviews......
Sep 2014

Date Released

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
51 months old 36 months old Best

Specification

 
 
 
Picture Quality Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
Camera Type
MILC
 MILC
MILC
 MILC
Megapixels 16MP 16MP
Still Image Resolution
1712 x 1712
 1712 x 1712
1712 x 1712
 1712 x 1712
Maximum Image Resolution
4592 x 3448
 4592 x 3448
4592 x 3448
 4592 x 3448
Sensor Type
Live MOS
 Live MOS
Live MOS
 Live MOS
Image Formats Supported
RAW JPG
MPO
 RAW
 JPG
 MPO
RAW JPG
MPO
 RAW
 JPG
 MPO
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels 16.84MP 16.84MP
Supported Aspect Ratios
16:9,1:1,16:9,1:1
 16:9,1:1,16:9,1:1
16:9,1:1,16:9,1:1
 16:9,1:1,16:9,1:1
 
 
 
Lens System Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
Optical Zoom 2.7x
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Digital Zoom 4x 4x
Minimum Aperture Number 3.5 3.5
Maximum Aperture Number 22 22
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 64mm 64mm
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 24mm 24mm
Aspherical Lens 3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Extra/Smart Zoom 2.4x Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Diaphragm Blade 7 7
Filter Size 37mm 37mm
 
 
 
Focusing Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
Closest Focusing Distance 0.2m 0.2m
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
single continuous
spot flexible spot
tracking contrast detection
Single Auto Focus Continuous Auto Focus
Spot Auto Focus Flexible Spot Auto Focus
Face tracking 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 tracking
 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 tracking 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 tracking
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) Points
 
 
 
Light Exposure Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
ISO Sensitivity
Auto
 Auto
Auto
 Auto
Light Exposure Modes
shutter priority aperture priority
Auto Manual
Shutter priority AE Aperture priority AE
aperture priori Shutter priori
AP M
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 aperture priori
 Shutter priori
 AP
 M
shutter priority aperture priority
Auto Manual
Shutter priority AE Aperture priority AE
aperture priori Shutter priori
AP M
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 aperture priori
 Shutter priori
 AP
 M
Maximum ISO Sensitivity 25,600 25,600
Minimum ISO Sensitivity 125 100
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Light Metering
Evaluative (Multi-pattern) Centre-weighted
Spot evaluative
Multi-pattern
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 evaluative
 Multi-pattern
Evaluative (Multi-pattern) Centre-weighted
Spot evaluative
Multi-pattern
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 evaluative
 Multi-pattern
Light Exposure Correction
± 5EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 5EV (1/3EV step)
± 5EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 5EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control
Program AE Program
 Program AE
 Program
Program AE Program
 Program AE
 Program
 
 
 
Shutter Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
Camera Shutter Speed 1s 1s
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 60s 60s
Camera Shutter Type
Electronic
 Electronic
Electronic
 Electronic
 
 
 
Flash Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
Flash Modes
Auto Forced on
Forced off Red-eye reduction
Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Forced on
 Forced off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
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
Flash Exposure Correction
±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step)
 ±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step)
±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step)
 ±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step)
 
 
 
Video Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
Maximum Video Resolution
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Video Resolution
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) 1920 x 1080
1280 x 720 640 x 480
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) 1920 x 1080
1280 x 720 640 x 480
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 30fps 30fps
Video Formats Supported
MP4 AVCHD
AVC
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
MP4 AVCHD
AVC
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
Resolution At Capture Speed
1920x1080@30fps 1280x720@30fps
1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280x720@30fps
 1920x1080@60fps
1920x1080@30fps 1280x720@30fps
1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280x720@30fps
 1920x1080@60fps
 
 
 
Audio Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
Audio System
Stereo
 Stereo
Stereo
 Stereo
Audio Formats Supported
AAC++
 AAC++
AAC++
 AAC++
 
 
 
Memory Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
Compatible Memory Cards
SDXC SDHC
SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
SDXC SDHC
SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Memory Slots 1 1
 
 
 
Display Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
Display Diagonal 3" 3"
Field of View 100% 100%
Display Resolution 1,036,000 Pixels 921,000 Pixels
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Display
LCD
 LCD
LCD
 LCD
 
 
 
Viewfinder Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
Magnification Unknown - Click to provide data 0.92x
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
HDMI Connector Type
Micro
 Micro
Micro
 Micro
 
 
 
Camera Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
White Balance
Auto Cloudy
Daylight Incandescent
Shade Flash
 Auto
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
Auto Cloudy
Daylight Incandescent
Shade Flash
 Auto
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
Photo Effects
Antique Art
Black&White Neutral
Sepia Skin tones
Vivid Skin
 Antique
 Art
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Sepia
 Skin tones
 Vivid
 Skin
Antique Art
Black&White Neutral
Sepia Skin tones
Vivid Skin
 Antique
 Art
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Sepia
 Skin tones
 Vivid
 Skin
Self-Timer Delay
Camera File System
Exif 2.3 RAW
DCF Exif
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DCF
 Exif
Exif 2.3 RAW
DCF Exif
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DCF
 Exif
Camera Playback
Movie Single image
Slide show Thumbnails
Thumbnail Single
Highlights Highlight
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
 Thumbnail
 Single
 Highlights
 Highlight
Movie Single image
Slide show Thumbnails
Thumbnail Single
Highlights Highlight
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
 Thumbnail
 Single
 Highlights
 Highlight
Diopter Adjustment (D-D) Unknown - Click to provide data
Scene Modes
Children Landscape
Night Night landscape
Portrait Party (indoor)
Sports Sunset
Pet
 Children
 Landscape
 Night
 Night landscape
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Pet
Children Landscape
Night Night landscape
Portrait Party (indoor)
Sports Sunset
Pet
 Children
 Landscape
 Night
 Night landscape
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Pet
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
DAN DUT
GRE CZE
ENG FIN
FRE DEU
ITA JPN
POL POR
ESP SWE
TUR HUN
EN ES
F
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 CZE
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 EN
 ES
 F
DAN DUT
GRE CZE
ENG FIN
FRE DEU
ITA JPN
POL POR
ESP SWE
TUR HUN
EN ES
F
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 CZE
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 EN
 ES
 F
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
Weight 70g 70g
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 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
Power Source Type
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 Battery
Battery
 Battery
Battery Supported 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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Battery Capacity 680mAh 680mAh
Battery Life 220 Shots 220 Shots
Battery Voltage 7.2V 7.2V
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
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Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
 
 
 
Packaging Content Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
Bundled Software
 
 
 
Other Features Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
Camera Shutter Speed
 
 
 
Technical Details Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
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