Fujifilm X-T3 vs Panasonic DMC G5 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

X-T3 vs DMC G5 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Fujifilm X-T3 vs Panasonic DMC G5 Specs

X-T3

  • Introduced in September 2018
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 26 megapixel
  • 20 frames/second
  • 160 - 12800 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount X-Bajonett
  • WiFi built-in
  • 132.5 x 92.8 x 58.8mm³ (5.2" x 3.7" x 2.3")
  • 539g (17.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for X-T3

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

X-T3 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: X-T3 and DMC G5 sensor area comparison

Better choice: Fujifilm X-T3

X-T3 vs DMC G5: Viewfinder

X-T3 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 3.69 megapixel with magnification of 0.75x.

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.

X-T3 (0.75x)

DMC G5 (0.70x)

Simulated viewfinder of the X-T3Simulated viewfinder of the DMC G5

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.

Fujifilm X-T3 VS Panasonic DMC G5 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Fujifilm X-T3 a better choice

X-T3

DMC G5

Larger sensor (5)APS-CFour Thirds
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)26.1016.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)206
Auto Focus points (4)42523
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)3.691.44
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.92
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)390340
WiFi (2)
USB 3.0 (2)
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the X-T3 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Fujifilm are the faster and more accurate auto focus, 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 X-T3 scores 35 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC G5

X-T3

DMC G5

Larger lens selection (3)2580
Built-in flash (2)
Weighs less (2)539g
(17.4 oz.)
396g
(12.8 oz.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC G5 are the larger selection of lenses, the built-in flash and the lower weight than the X-T3.

Yields 7 points for the DMC G5.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

X-T3

DMC G5

Sensor cleaning
Sensitivity160 - 12800 ISO160 - 12800 ISO
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Similar size723cm³707cm³
Fujifilm X-T3 VS Panasonic DMC G5 Dimensions

Look at front view of the X-T3 and DMC G5

X-T3 und DMC G5, front viewX-T3 und DMC G5, front view

Top view of cameras

X-T3 und DMC G5, view from aboveX-T3 und DMC G5, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Fujifilm X-T3

Panasonic DMC G5

35
7

We recommend Fujifilm X-T3 as better choice.

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