Fujifilm X-T30 vs Panasonic DMC G5 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

X-T30 vs DMC G5 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Fujifilm X-T30 vs Panasonic DMC G5 Specs

X-T30

  • Introduced in February 2019
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 26 megapixel
  • 8 frames/second
  • 200 - 12800 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount X-Bajonett
  • WiFi built-in
  • 118.4 x 82.8 x 46.8mm³ (4.7" x 3.3" x 1.8")
  • 383g (12.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for X-T30

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-T30 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-T30 and DMC G5 sensor area comparison

Better choice: Fujifilm X-T30

X-T30 vs DMC G5: Viewfinder

X-T30 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.36 megapixel with magnification of 0.62x.

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-T30 (0.62x)

DMC G5 (0.70x)

Simulated viewfinder of the X-T30Simulated 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-T30 VS Panasonic DMC G5 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Fujifilm X-T30 a better choice

X-T30

DMC G5

Larger sensor (5)APS-CFour Thirds
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)26.1016.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)86
Auto Focus points (4)42523
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)2.361.44
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.92
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)380340
More portable (2)459cm³
(29 cu.in.)
707cm³
(45 cu.in.)
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the X-T30 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 more compact size and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The X-T30 scores 35 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC G5

X-T30

DMC G5

Better sensibility (4)200 - 12800 ISO160 - 12800 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)2580

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC G5 are the larger sensitivity and the larger selection of lenses.

Yields 7 points for the DMC G5.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

X-T30

DMC G5

Sensor cleaning
Built-in flash
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Similar weight383g396g
Fujifilm X-T30 VS Panasonic DMC G5 Dimensions

Look at front view of the X-T30 and DMC G5

X-T30 und DMC G5, front viewX-T30 und DMC G5, front view

Top view of cameras

X-T30 und DMC G5, view from aboveX-T30 und DMC G5, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Fujifilm X-T30

Panasonic DMC G5

35
7

We recommend Fujifilm X-T30 as better choice.

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