Canon EOS M5 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Comparison

Let’s compare the Canon EOS M5 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Canon EOS M5 and Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8. While Canon EOS M5 has APS-C sensor, Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 has 4/3 sensor and 24.2 has a 24.2 MP and Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 has a 20.3 MP resolution.

  Canon EOS M5 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8
  Canon EOS M5 Front Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Canon Panasonic
Megapixels 24.2 20.3
Sensor Type CMOS Live MOS
Sensor Format APS-C 4/3
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.6x 2.0x
AA Filter Fixed Fixed
Image Resolution 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2) 5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3)
Body Image Stabilization No Yes
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 25600 Min 200 - Max 25600
Full ISO Settings Auto, 100 - 25600 in 1/3 or 1EV steps Auto, iISO, 100 (extended), 200 - 25600; in 1 or 1/3 EV steps
Startup Time 1.2 seconds 1.2 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Hybrid PDAF/CDAF: Dual Pixel CMOS AF; Maximum 49 AF points (Fixed location on 7x7 grid) via camera automatic selection; Freely position 1 AF point/ 1 AF Zone (9 points, 3x3 grid) via manual selection; Face+Tracking AF Contrast Detection with DFD: Face/Eye detection, Tracking, 49-area, Custom Multi, 1-area, Pinpoint; One Shot AF, Shutter AF, Half Press Release, Quick AF, Continuous AF (during motion picture recording), Eye Sensor AF, AF+MF, MF Assist, Touch MF Assist, Focus Peaking, Touch AF/AE Function, Touch Pad AF, Touch Shutter
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 100 - 25600 in 1/3 or 1EV steps Auto, iISO, 100 (extended), 200 - 25600; in 1 or 1/3 EV steps
Shutter Speed Range 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/16000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 27 Unlimited
AW Buffer Size 18 36
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,620,000 dots (540,000 px) 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No Yes
Selfie Screen Yes Yes
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / OLED
Viewfinder Type 0.39"-type 2.36m-dot OLED EVF, 100% coverage, 22mm eyepoint, diopter correction, eye sensor Tilting 2360K-dot OLED, 1.54x / 0.77x (35mm eq.) magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -4 to +3 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p) 3840x2160 (30p/24p)
Video File Format MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo)) AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch) / MP4 (Audio format AAC 2ch)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack No No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/200 1/250
Internal connections Micro USB, Micro (Type-D) HDMI, 3.5mm external mic jack, wired remote jack Micro HDMI (Type-D), 2.5mm Wired Remote/External Mic Jack
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes No
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 295 shots 320 shots
Battery Types LP-E17 Lithium-ion rechargeable 7.2v, 1200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 19.6 oz (557 g) includes batteries, kit lens 17.2 oz (487 g) includes batteries
Size 4.6 x 3.5 x 2.4 in. (116 x 89 x 61 mm) 5.2 x 3.1 x 2.5 in. (133 x 78 x 63 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $579.00 Buy from Amazon for $1,046.50
Release Date 2016-11-15 2015-08-15