Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.
Canon EOS R vs Panasonic DMC G5 Specs
All specs: Main page for EOS R
All specs: Main page for DMC G5
EOS R vs DMC G5 Sensors
On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:
Better choice: Canon EOS R
EOS R vs DMC G5: Viewfinder
EOS R has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 3.68 megapixel with magnification of 0.76x.
DMC G5 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 1.44 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.70x.
Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.
EOS R (0.76x)
DMC G5 (0.70x)
Note: Differences in the image area are the result of different image ratios, 3:2 or 4:3. That can make it difficult to compare the viewfinder magnification of both cameras.
Canon EOS R VS Panasonic DMC G5 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Canon EOS R a better choice
|Larger sensor (5)||Full frame||Four Thirds|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||31.30||16.00|
|Auto Focus points (4)||5955||23|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 40000 ISO||160 - 12800 ISO|
|Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)||3.68||1.44|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||2.10||0.92|
|Better Video (2)||3840 x 2160||1920 x 1080|
|External microphone (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||370||340|
|USB 3.0 (2)|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS R are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Canon are the larger sensitivity, the better viewfinder and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the superior video recording, the connector for an external microphone and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the DMC G5: the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection, the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.
The EOS R scores 35 points.
Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC G5
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||5||6|
|Larger lens selection (3)||4||80|
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Weighs less (2)||660g|
|More portable (2)||1127cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC G5 are that the camera is faster, the larger selection of lenses and the built-in flash. A nice touch is the lower weight than the EOS R and the more compact size.
Yields 13 points for the DMC G5.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Canon EOS R VS Panasonic DMC G5 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the EOS R and DMC G5
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Canon EOS R
Panasonic DMC G5
We recommend Canon EOS R as better choice.
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