Olympus E-M5 vs. Panasonic GX1

Here is an initial comparison table between the GX1 and EM5 mirrorless cameras:

BrandPanasonicOlympus
ModelLumix DMC GX1E-M5
Resolution16.60 Mpixel16.10 Mpixel
Maximum_resolution4592×34484608×3456
Minimum_resolution1712×1712512×348
Sensor_size17.3×13.0mm17.3×13.0mm
Sensor_typeLive MOSCMOS
Focal_length_multiplier22
ZoomWide
Digital_zoomYesYes
Auto_focusYesYes
Manual_focusYesYes
Focus_range_cm
Flash_modesanti red-eye, auto, fill in, off, slow flashanti red-eye, auto, fill in, off, slow flash
Storage_typesSDHC, SDXC, Secure DigitalSDHC, SDXC, Secure Digital
Iso_ratingsauto, 160 – 12800Auto (200 – 25600), 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600
Aperture_priorityYesYes
Shutter_priorityYesYes
Minimum_shutter_secBulb+6060
Maximum_shutter_sec1/40001/4000
Sequence_fps4.29
Builtin_flashYesNo
External_flashYesNo
External_flash_typeHot-shoeHot-shoe
MeteringCentre weighted, Multi-pattern, SpotCentre weighted, Multi-segment, Spot
Exposure_compensation-5EV – +5EV with 1/3EV steps-5EV – +5EV with 1, 1/2 or 1/3 step
White_balanceAuto, Cloudy, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Incandescent, Kelvin, ShadeAuto, Cloudy, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Manual, Shade, Sunny, Tungsten
Video_functionYesYes
Video_soundYesYes
Maximum_video_resolution1920×10801920×1080
Minimum_video_resolution320×240640×480
Frames_per_second_fps3050
Voice_recordingYesYes
Optical_viewfinderNoNo
Electronic_viewfinderNoYes
Lcd_displayYesYes
Lcd_size3-inch3-inch
Lcd_resolution_pixels460,000610,000
SelftimerYesYes
UsbUSB 2.0 Hi-SpeedUSB 2.0 Hi-Speed
Video_outYesYes
FirewireNoNo
BluetoothNoNo
File_formatJPEG, RAW, RAW – JPEGJPEG, RAW, RAW – JPEG
EnergyLi-IonLi-Ion
Weight272g.425g.
Sizes_mm116x68x39122x89x43
IdSenso
SensorDesc17.3×13.0mm17.3×13.0mm
SensorAsp
SensorWidth17.317.3
SensorHeight1313
SensorArea224.89224.89

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