Fujifilm GFX 50R vs Panasonic DMC G5 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

GFX 50R vs DMC G5 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Fujifilm GFX 50R vs Panasonic DMC G5 Specs

GFX 50R

  • Introduced in September 2018
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Medium format
  • 51 megapixel
  • 3 frames/second
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 81.00mm (3.2") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount G-Bajonett
  • WiFi built-in
  • 160.7 x 96.5 x 66.4mm³ (6.3" x 3.8" x 2.6")
  • 775g (25.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for GFX 50R

DMC G5

  • Introduced in July 2012
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 16 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 160 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
  • No WiFi
  • 120 x 83 x 71mm³ (4.7" x 3.3" x 2.8")
  • 396g (12.8 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC G5

GFX 50R 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:

Infographic: GFX 50R and DMC G5 sensor area comparison

Better choice: Fujifilm GFX 50R

GFX 50R vs DMC G5: Viewfinder

GFX 50R has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 3.69 megapixel with magnification of 0.77x.

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.

GFX 50R (0.77x)

DMC G5 (0.70x)

Simulated viewfinder of the GFX 50RSimulated viewfinder of the DMC G5

Advantage: Fujifilm GFX 50R

Fujifilm GFX 50R VS Panasonic DMC G5 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Fujifilm GFX 50R a better choice

GFX 50R

DMC G5

Larger sensor (5)Medium formatFour Thirds
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)51.4016.00
Auto Focus points (4)11723
Better sensibility (4)100 - 12800 ISO160 - 12800 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)3.691.44
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)2.360.92
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)400340
WiFi (2)
USB 3.0 (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the GFX 50R are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Fujifilm are the larger sensitivity, the better viewfinder and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the connector for an external microphone, that the battery has more stamina and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection. Finally, there's the the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.

The GFX 50R scores 33 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC G5

GFX 50R

DMC G5

Higher speed (4, frames/second)36
Larger lens selection (3)580
Built-in flash (2)
Weighs less (2)775g
(25.0 oz.)
396g
(12.8 oz.)
More portable (2)1030cm³
(65 cu.in.)
707cm³
(45 cu.in.)

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 GFX 50R and the more compact size.

Yields 13 points for the DMC G5.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

GFX 50R

DMC G5

Sensor cleaning
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Fujifilm GFX 50R VS Panasonic DMC G5 Dimensions

Look at front view of the GFX 50R and DMC G5

GFX 50R und DMC G5, front viewGFX 50R und DMC G5, front view

Top view of cameras

GFX 50R und DMC G5, view from aboveGFX 50R und DMC G5, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Fujifilm GFX 50R

Panasonic DMC G5

33
13

We recommend Fujifilm GFX 50R as better choice.

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