Panasonic GM5 vs. Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II – Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GM5 features 16MP Digital Live MOS Sensor and Venus Engine Image Processor on the other hand Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II features 12.8MP High-Sensitivity 1.5″ CMOS Sensor and DIGIC 6 Image Processor, take a look at the Major Specification Below.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 vs. Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II Specification Comparison Table.
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Sensor: The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II raises performance and quality to new heights in a compact, brilliant design. Featuring a huge, 1.5-inch 12.8 Megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor. With a large sensor G1 X Mark II uses more light while creating the image therefore the quality of image produced is dramatically enhanced. on the other hand Panasonic GH5 features a 16MP Four Thirds Digital Live MOS sensor which enables it to capture high resolution images as well as intricately detailed HD video.
Image stabilization: The inbuilt optical (hybrid) image stabilization system in Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II helps the user by minimizing the camera shake effect on the images. Image stabilization helps users especially while taking hand held shots. While no in built Image stabilization system is provided in Panasonic GM5.
AF System: Both the camera supports contrast detection AF System for quick and precise focusing.
AF points: Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II offers a total of 31 AF points whereas Lumix GM5 offers a total of 23 AF points.
Shutter speed: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 has a shutter speed of 60 sec 1/6000 sec which makes the user capable to capture even the fastest objects where as the shutter speed of Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is just 60 sec 1/4000 sec. with high shutter range GM5 is prefered more.
Top shooting speed: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 can take 5.8 shots in a second. But Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II has a top speed of just 5fps. therefore Lumix DM5 has a better shooting speed.
Video: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 is capable of recording full HD 1920 x 1080 @60fps and @30fps, 1280 x 720 videos @30fps and 640 x 480 videos.
Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark IIcan record full HD 1920 x 1080 videos @30fps and 1280 x 720 videos @30fps.
Display: Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II has a 3.0″ 1,040k-dot tilting touchscreen LCD monitor, which can be adjusted to different angles while shooting subjects at low angle. While Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 has a 3.0″ 921k-Dot LCD for live time monitoring. Display of Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is more better as we get a touchscreen for fast control as well as it is tilting in nature so it provides ease while shooting at tough situations.
Battery: Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II can take up to 240 shots in one battery cycle . While Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 can take up to 220 shots in one battery cycle.
Connectivity: Both the cameras feature in built WI-FI that allows them to connect to several devices for image sharing as well as to let them control the camera remotely. However Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II also features NFC (Near Field Communication) which establishes connection between two devices by simply tapping the two devices. Therefore in terms of connectivity Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is more better.
Dimensions: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 is has a small body in comparison to that of Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II
Weight: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 weighs less than Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II.
Panasonic GM5 offers better color depth in comparison to Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II. canon has implemented a strong noise reduction feature in Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II, therefore due to this feature the color details of Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II has reduced.
Verdict: Canon G1X Mark II is one of the best compact camera available in the market today, But if you want a entry level mirrorless camera than GM5 is a prefect choice.