Panasonic G5 vs G3 Comparison

Panasonic G5 vs G3

Panasonic G5 vs. G3 Comparison

At first look, the changes in G5 looks insignificant but don't get disappointed. G3 was already a very good camera for a very reasonable price. The improvements now makes it even better. Let's look at the comparison of these two cameras, what has been improved or changed:

Image Sensor:

  • 16MP 'digital' Live MOS sensor vs. 16MP MOS Sensor

Maximum ISO:

  • 12.800 vs. 6400

Max Continuous Shooting Speed:

  • 6 fps vs 4 fps

Video Recording:

  • 1080/60p AVCHD and 1080/30p vs. 1080/60i
  • MP4 vs. AVCHD and 720p MJPG only

LCD Screen:

  • 3" inch 920K dots vs 460K dots

Eye Sensor:

  • Below Vievfinder Vs. No sensor

Front Plate:

  • Aluminium vs Plastic

Battery Life:

  • 320 shots vs 270 shots

Creative Filters:

  • 14 filters vs 5 filters

Other Improvements and Changes in G5:

  • Function lever
  • Touchpad-AF control
  • Shutter Button Position
  • Redesigned rubber hand grip
  • Redeseigned four-way controller

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Comments 

 
#2 admin 2012-07-20 08:04
Quoting kesztió:
The G3 also features a MOS sensor (NOT CCD!) and the front plate is the as much aluminium as the one from G5.

Thanks for the correction, I have revised the part about the sensor type but I will check the front plate material since I have found some conflicting info.
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#1 kesztió 2012-07-20 07:36
The G3 also features a MOS sensor (NOT CCD!) and the front plate is the as much aluminium as the one from G5.
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