Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 vs. Olympus E-PL7 Specification Comparison Table.
|Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5||Olympus E-PL7|
More AF Points: Both camera feature same contrast based AF system but we get more AF points with Olympus E-PL7 PEN compared to Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5.
Better Shutter Range: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 features better shutter range of 60 sec – 1/16000 in order to clearly record and freeze even the fastest movements into an ultra-sharp image. Fast shutter range will help you to capture amazing action shots; on the other hand Olympus E-PL7 shutter range is limited to 60 sec 1/4000 only.
3 axis image stabilization inside the E-PL7 camera camera features same 3 axis based image stabilization system as used in the Olympus E-M10
Top Continuous shooting speed: Olympus E-PL7 PEN features fast shooting speed (8fps vs. 5.8fps) compared to Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5.
Panasonic DMC-GM5 Video Mode: Panasonic DMC-GM5 features full HD video recording @60 and 30 fps frame rate. Supported formats AVCHD Ver. 2.0, MP4
Olympus E-PL7 PEN Video Mode: Olympus E-PL7 PEN features full HD video recording @ 60fps frame rate. Supported formats: AVI, MOV
Display: Olympus E-PL7 PEN features bigger and high resolution display compared to Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5.
Olympus E-PL7 PEN features 3.0″ TFT color, tilting, touch screen LCD (1,040,000) (screen dots) on the other hand Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 have fixed display, so we get more flexibility while composing our shot with Olympus E-PL7 PEN.
Viewfinder: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 features EVF viewfinders on the other hand Olympus E-PL7 PEN have doesn’t viewfinder,
Battery Life (CIPA): Olympus E-PL7 PEN battery rating is 350 shots and other hand Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 battery rating is 220 shots. According to CIPA.
Dimensions: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 is smaller than Olympus E-PL7 PEN.
Weight: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 is light-weight than Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II.
High ISO Test Between Panasonic GM5 vs. Olympus E-PL7
Price Difference – the Olympus E-PL7 will cost you approx $300 less
Verdict: For Still shooters we highly recommend you to buy Olympus E-PL7 camera, having less price the Olympus E-PL7 is giving us a better core specification than Panasonic GM5