Panasonic Lumix GX880 vs Panasonic DMC G5 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

Lumix GX880 vs DMC G5 - Side by side

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Panasonic Lumix GX880 vs Panasonic DMC G5 Specs

Lumix GX880

  • Introduced in May 2019
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 16 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
  • WiFi built-in
  • 106.5 x 64.5 x 33mm³ (4.2" x 2.5" x 1.3")
  • 270g (8.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Lumix GX880

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

Lumix GX880 vs DMC G5 Sensors

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This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Info graphic: Lumix GX880 an DMC G5 sensor comparison

Panasonic Lumix GX880 VS Panasonic DMC G5 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic Lumix GX880 a better choice

Lumix GX880

DMC G5

Auto Focus points (4)4923
Better sensibility (4)100 - 25600 ISO160 - 12800 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.92
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
Weighs less (2)270g
(8.7 oz.)
396g
(12.8 oz.)
More portable (2)227cm³
(14 cu.in.)
707cm³
(45 cu.in.)
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Lumix GX880 are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the superior video recording, the lower weight than the DMC G5 and the more compact size. Finally, there's the the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The Lumix GX880 scores 18 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC G5

Lumix GX880

DMC G5

Longer battery life (3, photos)210340

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC G5 are that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 3 points for the DMC G5.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Lumix GX880

DMC G5

Sensor formatFour ThirdsFour Thirds
Resolution (megapixel)16.0016.00
Speed (frames/second)66
Sensor cleaning
Lens selection8080
Built-in flash
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Panasonic Lumix GX880 VS Panasonic DMC G5 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Lumix GX880 and DMC G5

Lumix GX880 und DMC G5, front viewLumix GX880 und DMC G5, front view

Top view of cameras

Lumix GX880 und DMC G5, view from aboveLumix GX880 und DMC G5, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic Lumix GX880

Panasonic DMC G5

18
3

We recommend Panasonic Lumix GX880 as better choice.

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