Canon EOS R vs Panasonic DMC GM1 Compare

Here you can find digital cameras comparison. Pick up with the best rating.

Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

EOS R vs DMC GM1 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS R vs Panasonic DMC GM1 Specs

EOS R

  • Introduced in September 2018
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 31 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 100 - 40000 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 80.00mm (3.1") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount R Mount
  • WiFi built-in
  • 135.8 x 98.3 x 84.4mm³ (5.3" x 3.9" x 3.3")
  • 660g (21.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS R

DMC GM1

  • Introduced in November 2013
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 16 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 200 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
  • WiFi built-in
  • 98.5 x 54.9 x 30.4mm³ (3.9" x 2.2" x 1.2")
  • 204g (6.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC GM1

EOS R vs DMC GM1 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:

Infographic: EOS R and DMC GM1 sensor area comparison

Better choice: Canon EOS R

Canon EOS R VS Panasonic DMC GM1 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS R a better choice

EOS R

DMC GM1

Larger sensor (5)Full frameFour Thirds
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)31.3016.00
Auto Focus points (4)595523
Better sensibility (4)100 - 40000 ISO200 - 25600 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)2.101.04
Articulated monitor (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)370220
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, that the display has a higher resolution and the articulated display. A recommendation of the EOS R is made easy by the superior video recording, the connector for an external microphone and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the DMC GM1: the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.

The EOS R scores 31 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC GM1

EOS R

DMC GM1

Larger lens selection (3)480
Built-in flash (2)
Weighs less (2)660g
(21.3 oz.)
204g
(6.6 oz.)
More portable (2)1127cm³
(71 cu.in.)
164cm³
(10 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC GM1 are the larger selection of lenses, the built-in flash and the lower weight than the EOS R. Another advantage over the EOS R: the more compact size.

Yields 9 points for the DMC GM1.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS R

DMC GM1

Speed (frames/second)55
Sensor cleaning
Touch screen
WiFi
Canon EOS R VS Panasonic DMC GM1 Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS R and DMC GM1

EOS R und DMC GM1, front viewEOS R und DMC GM1, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS R und DMC GM1, view from aboveEOS R und DMC GM1, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS R

Panasonic DMC GM1

31
9

We recommend Canon EOS R as better choice.

Visual data, advantage info and scores © 2019 PalCamerasWest.com. All rights reserved.