Panasonic Lumix GX880 vs Sony Alpha 5100 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

Lumix GX880 vs Alpha 5100 - Side by side

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Panasonic Lumix GX880 vs Sony Alpha 5100 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

Alpha 5100

  • Introduced in August 2014
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount E Mount
  • WiFi built-in
  • 109.6 x 62.8 x 35.7mm³ (4.3" x 2.5" x 1.4")
  • 270g (8.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Alpha 5100

Lumix GX880 vs Alpha 5100 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: Lumix GX880 and Alpha 5100 sensor area comparisonAdvantage: Sony Alpha 5100

Panasonic Lumix GX880 VS Sony Alpha 5100 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic Lumix GX880 a better choice

Lumix GX880

Alpha 5100

Larger lens selection (3)8050
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.92
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080

Conclusion: Advantages of the Lumix GX880 are the larger selection of lenses, that the display has a higher resolution and the rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the Lumix GX880 is made easy by the superior video recording.

The Lumix GX880 scores 9 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Alpha 5100

Lumix GX880

Alpha 5100

Larger sensor (5)Four ThirdsAPS-C
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.0024.30
Auto Focus points (4)49179
Longer battery life (3, photos)210400

Conclusion: Advantages of the Alpha 5100 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Sony are that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 17 points for the Alpha 5100.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Lumix GX880

Alpha 5100

Speed (frames/second)66
Sensor cleaning
Sensitivity100 - 25600 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Built-in flash
Articulated screen
Similar weight270g270g
Similar size227cm³246cm³
WiFi
Panasonic Lumix GX880 VS Sony Alpha 5100 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Lumix GX880 and Alpha 5100

Lumix GX880 und Alpha 5100, front viewLumix GX880 und Alpha 5100, front view

Top view of cameras

Lumix GX880 und Alpha 5100, view from aboveLumix GX880 und Alpha 5100, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic Lumix GX880

Sony Alpha 5100

9
17

We recommend Sony Alpha 5100 as better choice.

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