Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 II vs Canon EOS M5 Comparison

Let’s compare the Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 II vs Canon EOS M5.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 II and Canon EOS M5. While Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 II has 4/3 sensor, Canon EOS M5 has APS-C sensor and 20.3 has a 20.3 MP and Canon EOS M5 has a 24.2 MP resolution.

  Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 II Canon EOS M5
  Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 II Front Canon EOS M5 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Panasonic Canon
Megapixels 20.3 24.2
Sensor Type Live MOS CMOS
Sensor Format 4/3 APS-C
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Crop Factor 2.0x 1.6x
AA Filter None Fixed
Image Resolution 5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3) 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes No
Native ISO Min 200 - Max 25600 Min 100 - Max 25600
Full ISO Settings Auto, iISO, 100 (extended), 200 - 25600; in 1 or 1/3 EV steps Auto, 100 - 25600 in 1/3 or 1EV steps
Startup Time 1.2 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Contrast Detection with DFD: Face/Eye/Head/Body/Animal detection, Tracking, 225-area, Zone (Vertical/Horizontal) / Zone (Square) / Zone (Oval), 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 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
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, iISO, 100 (extended), 200 - 25600; in 1 or 1/3 EV steps Auto, 100 - 25600 in 1/3 or 1EV steps
Shutter Speed Range 1/16000 - 60 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 108 27
AW Buffer Size 18
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.2
LCD Resolution 1,840,000 dots 1,620,000 dots (540,000 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen Yes No
Selfie Screen Yes Yes
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type 3680K-dot OLED, 1.52x / 0.76x (35mm eq.) magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -4 to +3 diopter, eye sensor, 60/120fps refresh rate 0.39"-type 2.36m-dot OLED EVF, 100% coverage, 22mm eyepoint, diopter correction, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 4992x3744 (30p/​25p/​24p) 1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format MOV, MP4 MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo))
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot Yes No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack Yes No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250 1/200
Internal connections USB 3.1 Type-C with Power Delivery, HDMI Type-A, 2.5mm Wired Remote, 3.5mm External Mic Jack, 3.5mm Headphone Jack Micro USB, Micro (Type-D) HDMI, 3.5mm external mic jack, wired remote jack
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 410 shots 295 shots
Battery Types 7.2v, 2200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable LP-E17 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 25.6 oz (727 g) includes batteries 19.6 oz (557 g) includes batteries, kit lens
Size 5.5 x 3.9 x 3.4 in. (139 x 98 x 87 mm) 4.6 x 3.5 x 2.4 in. (116 x 89 x 61 mm)
Price
Price Buy starting from $1,497.99
Buy starting from $579.00
Release Date 2021-06-25 2016-11-15