Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.
Panasonic Lumix S1 vs Canon EOS M5 Specs
All specs: Main page for Lumix S1
All specs: Main page for EOS M5
Lumix S1 vs EOS M5 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:
Better choice: Panasonic Lumix S1
Lumix S1 vs EOS M5: Viewfinder
Lumix S1 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 5.76 megapixel with magnification of 0.78x.
EOS M5 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.60x.
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.
Lumix S1 (0.78x)
EOS M5 (0.60x)
Advantage: Panasonic Lumix S1
Panasonic Lumix S1 VS Canon EOS M5 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Panasonic Lumix S1 a better choice
|Larger sensor (5)||Full frame||APS-C|
|Auto Focus points (4)||225||49|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 51200 ISO||100 - 25600 ISO|
|Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)||5.76||2.36|
|Larger lens selection (3)||11||7|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||2.10||1.62|
|Better Video (2)||3840 x 2160||1920 x 1080|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||400||295|
|USB 3.0 (2)|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Lumix S1 are the larger sensor, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like the better viewfinder, the larger selection of lenses and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is that the display has a higher resolution, the superior video recording and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the EOS M5: the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.
The Lumix S1 scores 32 points.
Otherwise why to choose Canon EOS M5
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||24.20||24.40|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||6||9|
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Weighs less (2)||1020g|
|More portable (2)||1584cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS M5 are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the built-in flash. A nice touch is the lower weight than the Lumix S1 and the more compact size.
Yields 15 points for the EOS M5.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Panasonic Lumix S1 VS Canon EOS M5 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the Lumix S1 and EOS M5
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Panasonic Lumix S1
Canon EOS M5
We recommend Panasonic Lumix S1 as better choice.
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