We’ve been seeing a lot of stuff on the new Panasonic GH4 because people are crazy interested in its performance – and this side by side visual comparison with the Canon EOS C100 gives us some great idea of how well it performs or doesn’t… but which one wins?

I am not going to give you my opinion yet, I want to see what you have to say down in the comments…

Note that they did the right thing here and shot with the same lens (Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II) on both cameras eliminating that common complaint.

I really am curious about your opinions – does the Panasonic GH4 stand up to the Canon EOS C100 or does it beat the pants off of it?

Have you ordered a Panasonic GH4? Do you have it? What do you think of its performance?

Canon C100 VS Panasonic GH4 (Which one is better?)

Published on May 24, 2014

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Canon C100 VS Panasonic GH4 (Which one is better?)

This is the Canon Cinema EOS C100 VS Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 comparison test. The reason why I’m doing this video test because both cameras are designed for serious film making. So I would like to see how these two camera performs. And which one has better image quality. As we know Canon C100 has the same 4K sensor as the bigger brother C300 and C500. But the camera itself outputs as 1080p only. So to make it fair, I shot everything 4K on the GH4 and downscaled to 1080p. And I used the same Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM lens in the test. So they should both look the same. So which one do you think looks better?

C100 Pros and Cons (My personal opinion)


Super 35mm Sensor

Awesome low light performance

2x SD card slots

Build in 6 stops ND Filters



GH4 Pros and Cons

No Slow Motion at all

GH4 Pros and Cons (My personal opinion)


4K Video

High Bitrate in 1080p (200mbps)

96fps slowmo

Compact size


2.3x crop in 4K mode

Poor Low light performance (Comparing with C100)

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DSI Pictures Entertainment 2014

Filmed and Edited by Steve Chan

Music by Berni Law


Lens Used:

Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM (Both Cameras)

Coming up next: Panasonic GH4 VS 5D Mark III RAW

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