Olympus E-M5 vs. Panasonic GX1

Here is anĀ initialĀ comparison table between the GX1 and EM5 mirrorless cameras:

Brand Panasonic Olympus
Model Lumix DMC GX1 E-M5
Resolution 16.60 Mpixel 16.10 Mpixel
Maximum_resolution 4592×3448 4608×3456
Minimum_resolution 1712×1712 512×348
Sensor_size 17.3×13.0mm 17.3×13.0mm
Sensor_type Live MOS CMOS
Focal_length_multiplier 2 2
Digital_zoom Yes Yes
Auto_focus Yes Yes
Manual_focus Yes Yes
Flash_modes anti red-eye, auto, fill in, off, slow flash anti red-eye, auto, fill in, off, slow flash
Storage_types SDHC, SDXC, Secure Digital SDHC, SDXC, Secure Digital
Iso_ratings auto, 160 – 12800 Auto (200 – 25600), 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600
Aperture_priority Yes Yes
Shutter_priority Yes Yes
Minimum_shutter_sec Bulb+60 60
Maximum_shutter_sec 1/4000 1/4000
Sequence_fps 4.2 9
Builtin_flash Yes No
External_flash Yes No
External_flash_type Hot-shoe Hot-shoe
Metering Centre weighted, Multi-pattern, Spot Centre weighted, Multi-segment, Spot
Exposure_compensation -5EV – +5EV with 1/3EV steps -5EV – +5EV with 1, 1/2 or 1/3 step
White_balance Auto, Cloudy, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Incandescent, Kelvin, Shade Auto, Cloudy, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Manual, Shade, Sunny, Tungsten
Video_function Yes Yes
Video_sound Yes Yes
Maximum_video_resolution 1920×1080 1920×1080
Minimum_video_resolution 320×240 640×480
Frames_per_second_fps 30 50
Voice_recording Yes Yes
Optical_viewfinder No No
Electronic_viewfinder No Yes
Lcd_display Yes Yes
Lcd_size 3-inch 3-inch
Lcd_resolution_pixels 460,000 610,000
Selftimer Yes Yes
Usb USB 2.0 Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
Video_out Yes Yes
Firewire No No
Bluetooth No No
Energy Li-Ion Li-Ion
Weight 272g. 425g.
Sizes_mm 116x68x39 122x89x43
SensorDesc 17.3×13.0mm 17.3×13.0mm
SensorWidth 17.3 17.3
SensorHeight 13 13
SensorArea 224.89 224.89

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