Why is the EM5 so much more popular than the GH3?

Started Jan 24, 2013 | Discussions thread
number_6
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Re: Becuase the GH-3 is...
In reply to tedolf, Jan 24, 2013

tedolf wrote:

a bloated monstrosity.

Have you compared these two cameras side by side?

tEdolph

http://camerasize.com/compare/#289,381

  • Olympus OM-D E-M5 is 9% (11.9 mm) narrower and 4% (3.8 mm) shorter than Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3.
  • Olympus OM-D E-M5 is 49% (40.1 mm) thinner than Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3.
  • Olympus OM-D E-M5 [400 g] weights 27% (150 grams) less than Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 [550 g] (*inc. batteries and memory card).

too bad they don't have a side view of the GH-3, but the top view is the really instructive one.

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