Both the X-H1 and the GH5 are mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras that are based on an APS-C (X-H1) and a Four Thirds sensor. The Fujifilm has a resolution of 24 megapixel, whereas the Panasonic provides 20.2 MP.
The Fujifilm X-H1 is the company’s highest performance APS-C model with most video-capable features. It’s based on the X-T2 but adds in-body image stabilization as well as DCI 4K and more comprehensive set of video options.
If you’re trying to decide which one to buy as your first video centric camera, check out the differences between the Fujifilm X-H1 vs Panasonic GH5. Do you think that the X-H1, with the price tag of only $1,900, offers enough features against the GH5?
Specifications Comparison of Fujifilm X-H1 vs Panasonic GH5 Cameras
Below you can see the specs comparison table of Fujifilm X-H1 vs Panasonic GH5 cameras. Some differences like sensor, image size, shooting speed, lcd size etc.. detailed as bold on the table.
|Fujifilm X-H1||Panasonic GH5|
|Sensor size||APS-C||Four Thirds|
|Image Stablization||5-axis, 5.5EV||5-axis, 5EV|
|Burst speed||14 fps with e-shutter, 8 fps mechanical (11 with grip)||
9 fps (11 with S-AF)
|Screen articulation||Two-axis tilt||Fully articulated|
|EVF||3.69M dots||3.69M dots|
|Video Bit depth||8||10|
|Max bitrate||200 Mbps||
400 (150 in 8-bit mode
|Mic / Headphone sockets?||Yes / On VPB-XH1 accessory grip||Yes / Yes|
HLG (V-Log L Via paid upgrade)
|USB||3.0 Micro Type B||3.1 Type C|
|Battery life (CIPA)||310||410|
|Dimensions||5.5 x 3.8 x 3.4 in. (140 x 97 x 86 mm)||5.5 x 3.9 x 3.4 in.
(139 x 98 x 87 mm)
|Weight (with card and battery)||673g||725g|
|Price (body only)||$1,900||$1,798|
FUJIFILM X-H1 advantages over Panasonic GH5
Bigger Pixels : Better low-light and dynamic range
On-Sensor Phase Detect – Yes : Better video AF performance
Top Deck Display – Yes : Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
Faster burst rate : 14fps vs 11 fps
- Faster Shutter Speed : 1/32000 vs 1/16000 sec
- High Extended ISO : 51,200 vs 25,600 ISO
Panasonic GH5 advantages over FUJIFILM X-H1
Less Expensive – Save money for lenses or accessories
- Articulated Screen – Better for maximum shooting flexibility
- Slower Slo-Motion – 180 fps vs 120 fps
- Longer Battery Life – You capture more photos
- HeadPhone Jack – Yes
- Bigger JPEG and RAW Buffer