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Nikon D1 vs Panasonic GX800

The Nikon D1 and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX800 (labelled Panasonic GX850 in some countries) are two digital cameras that were announced, respectively, in June 1999 and January 2017. The D1 is a DSLR, while the GX800 is a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera. The cameras are based on an APS-C (D1) and a Four Thirds (GX800) sensor. The Nikon has a resolution of 2.6 megapixels, whereas the Panasonic provides 15.8 MP.

Below is an overview of the main specs of the two cameras as a starting point for the comparison.

Headline Specifications
Nikon D1
versus
Panasonic GX800
Nikon D1   Panasonic GX800
Digital single lens reflex Mirrorless system camera
Nikon F mount lenses Micro Four Thirds lenses
2.6 MP, APS-C Sensor 15.8 MP, Four Thirds Sensor
no Video 4K/30p Video
ISO 200-1,600 (200 - 6,400) ISO 200-25,600
Optical viewfinder No viewfinder, LCD framing
2.0 LCD, 120k dots 3.0 LCD, 1040k dots
Fixed screen (not touch-sensitive) Tilting touchscreen
1.5 shutter flaps per second 10 shutter flaps per second
Weathersealed bodynot weather sealed
157 x 153 x 85 mm, 1100 g 107 x 65 x 33 mm, 269 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Nikon D1 and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX800? Which one should you buy? Read on to find out how these two cameras compare with respect to their body size, their imaging sensors, their shooting features, their input-output connections, and their reception by expert reviewers.

Body comparison

The side-by-side display below illustrates the physical size and weight of the Nikon D1 and the Panasonic GX800. The two cameras are presented according to their relative size. Three consecutive perspectives from the front, the top, and the back are available. All width, height and depth dimensions are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

The GX800 can be obtained in three different colors (black, silver, red), while the D1 is only available in black.

Size Nikon D1 vs Panasonic GX800
Compare D1 versus GX800 top
Comparison D1 or GX800 rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Panasonic GX800 is considerably smaller (71 percent) than the Nikon D1. Moreover, the GX800 is substantially lighter (76 percent) than the D1. It is worth mentioning in this context that the D1 is splash and dust resistant, while the GX800 does not feature any corresponding weather-sealing.

The above size and weight comparisons are to some extent incomplete since they do not consider the interchangeable lenses that both of these cameras require. A larger imaging sensor will tend to go along with bigger and heavier lenses, although exceptions exist. You can compare the optics available for the two cameras in the Nikon Lens Catalog (D1) and the Micro Four Thirds Lens Catalog (GX800). Mirrorless cameras, such as the GX800, have moreover the advantage that they can use many lenses from other systems via adapters, as they have a relatively short flange to focal plane distance.

As can be seen in the images above, the D1 has a battery grip built in. This facilitates image-taking in portrait orientation and gives it additional battery power.

The following table provides a synthesis of the main physical specifications of the two cameras and other similar ones. In case you want to display and compare another camera duo, you can use the CAM-parator app to select your camera combination among a large number of options.

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Body Specifications
    Camera
Model
Camera
Width
Camera
Height
Camera
Depth
Camera
Weight
Battery
Life
Weather
Sealing
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Nikon D1 157 mm 153 mm 85 mm 1100 g .. Y Jun 1999 5,499 i
2.
 
Panasonic GX800 107 mm 65 mm 33 mm 269 g 210 n Jan 2017 549 i
3.
 
Canon M10 108 mm 67 mm 35 mm 301 g 255 n Oct 2015 499 i
4.
 
Nikon D4 160 mm 157 mm 91 mm 1340 g 2600 Y Jan 2012 5,999 i
5.
 
Nikon D3S 160 mm 157 mm 88 mm 1240 g 4200 Y Oct 2009 5,199 i
6.
 
Nikon D300S 147 mm 115 mm 81 mm 938 g 950 Y Jul 2009 1,799 i
7.
 
Nikon D3 160 mm 157 mm 88 mm 1300 g 4300 Y Aug 2007 4,999 i
8.
 
Nikon D300 147 mm 114 mm 74 mm 925 g 1000 Y Aug 2007 1,799 i
9.
 
Nikon D2Xs 158 mm 150 mm 86 mm 1252 g 3800 Y Jun 2006 4,699 i
10.
 
Nikon D200 147 mm 113 mm 74 mm 920 g 400 Y Nov 2005 1,699 i
11.
 
Nikon D2X 158 mm 150 mm 86 mm 1252 g 3800 Y Sep 2004 4,999 i
12.
 
Nikon D1H 157 mm 153 mm 85 mm 1100 g 1200 Y Feb 2001 4,499 i
13.
 
Nikon D1X 157 mm 153 mm 85 mm 1100 g 1200 Y Feb 2001 5,999 i
14.
 
Panasonic GF7 107 mm 65 mm 33 mm 266 g 230 n Jan 2015 499 i
15.
 
Panasonic G6 122 mm 85 mm 71 mm 390 g 340 n Apr 2013 599 i
16.
 
Panasonic GF6 111 mm 65 mm 38 mm 323 g 340 n Apr 2013 499 i
17.
 
Panasonic GF5 108 mm 67 mm 37 mm 267 g 360 n Apr 2012 499 i
Notes: Measurements and pricing do not include easily detachable parts, such as add-on or interchangeable lenses or optional viewfinders.

Any camera decision will naturally be influenced heavily by the price. The listed launch prices provide an indication of the market segment that the manufacturer of the cameras have been targeting. The GX800 was launched at a markedly lower price (by 90 percent) than the D1, which puts it into a different market segment. Usually, retail prices stay at first close to the launch price, but after several months, discounts become available. Later in the product cycle and, in particular, when the replacement model is about to appear, further discounting and stock clearance sales often push the camera price considerably down. Then, after the new model is out, very good deals can frequently be found on the pre-owned market.

Sensor comparison

The size of the sensor inside a digital camera is one of the key determinants of image quality. A large sensor will tend to have larger individual pixels that provide better low-light sensitivity, wider dynamic range, and richer color-depth than smaller pixel-units in a sensor of the same technological generation. Further, a large sensor camera will give the photographer additional creative options when using shallow depth-of-field to isolate a subject from its background. On the downside, larger sensors tend to be associated with larger, more expensive camera bodies and lenses.

Of the two cameras under consideration, the Nikon D1 features an APS-C sensor and the Panasonic GX800 a Four Thirds sensor. The sensor area in the GX800 is 39 percent smaller. As a result of these sensor size differences, the cameras have a format factor of, respectively, 1.5 and 2.0. The sensor in the D1 has a native 3:2 aspect ratio, while the one in the GX800 offers a 4:3 aspect.

Nikon D1 and Panasonic GX800 sensor measures

Despite having a smaller sensor, the GX800 offers a higher resolution of 15.8 megapixels, compared with 2.6 MP of the D1. This megapixels advantage comes at the cost of a higher pixel density and a smaller size of the individual pixel (with a pixel pitch of 3.77μm versus 11.93μm for the D1). However, it should be noted that the GX800 is much more recent (by 17 years and 6 months) than the D1, and its sensor will have benefitted from technological advances during this time that make it possible to gather light more efficiently. Coming back to sensor resolution, it should be mentioned that the GX800 has no anti-alias filter installed, so that it can capture all the detail its sensor resolves.

The resolution advantage of the Panasonic GX800 implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the GX800 for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 23 x 17.2 inches or 58.3 x 43.8 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 18.4 x 13.8 inches or 46.7 x 35 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 15.3 x 11.5 inches or 38.9 x 29.2 cm. The corresponding values for the Nikon D1 are 10 x 6.6 inches or 25.4 x 16.7 cm for good quality, 8 x 5.2 inches or 20.3 x 13.3 cm for very good quality, and 6.7 x 4.4 inches or 16.9 x 11.1 cm for excellent quality prints.

The Nikon D1 has a native sensitivity range from ISO 200 to ISO 1600, which can be extended to ISO 200-6400. The corresponding ISO settings for the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX800 are ISO 200 to ISO 25600, with the possibility to increase the ISO range to 100-25600.

D1 versus GX800 MP

Since 2007, DXO Mark has published sensor performance measurements that have been derived using a consistent methodology. This service is based on lab testing and assigns an overall score to each camera sensor, as well as ratings for dynamic range ("DXO Landscape"), color depth ("DXO Portrait"), and low-light sensitivity ("DXO Sports"). The adjacent table reports on the physical sensor characteristics and the outcomes of the DXO sensor quality tests for a sample of comparator-cameras.

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Sensor Characteristics
    Camera
Model
Sensor
Class
Resolution
(MP)
Horiz.
Pixels
Vert.
Pixels
Video
Format
DXO
Portrait
DXO
Landscape
DXO
Sports
DXO
Overall
1.
 
Nikon D1 APS-C 2.6 2000 1312none...... ..
2.
 
Panasonic GX800 Four Thirds 15.8 4592 34484K/30p23.213.3586 73
3.
 
Canon M10 APS-C 17.9 5184 34561080/30p22.211.4753 65
4.
 
Nikon D4 Full Frame 16.2 4928 32801080/30p24.713.12965 89
5.
 
Nikon D3S Full Frame 12.1 4256 2832720/24p23.512.03253 82
6.
 
Nikon D300S APS-C 12.2 4288 2848720/24p22.512.2787 70
7.
 
Nikon D3 Full Frame 12.1 4256 2832none23.512.22290 81
8.
 
Nikon D300 APS-C 12.2 4288 2848none22.112.0679 67
9.
 
Nikon D2Xs APS-C 12.2 4288 2848none22.210.9489 59
10.
 
Nikon D200 APS-C 10.0 3872 2592none22.311.5583 64
11.
 
Nikon D2X APS-C 12.2 4288 2848none22.110.9476 59
12.
 
Nikon D1H APS-C 2.6 2000 1312none...... ..
13.
 
Nikon D1X APS-C 5.9 3008 1960none...... ..
14.
 
Panasonic GF7 Four Thirds 15.8 4592 34481080/60p...... ..
15.
 
Panasonic G6 Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34561080/60p21.311.5639 61
16.
 
Panasonic GF6 Four Thirds 15.8 4592 34481080/60i20.710.6622 54
17.
 
Panasonic GF5 Four Thirds 12.0 4000 30001080/60i21.411.6618 61

Many modern cameras are not only capable of taking still images, but also of capturing video footage. The GX800 indeed provides for movie recording, while the D1 does not. The highest resolution format that the GX800 can use is 4K/30p.

Feature comparison

Apart from body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a variety of features. For example, the D1 has an optical viewfinder, which can be very useful when shooting in bright sunlight. In contrast, the GX800 relies on live view and the rear LCD for framing. The adjacent table lists some of the other core features of the Nikon D1 and Panasonic GX800 along with similar information for a selection of comparators.

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Core Features
    Camera
Model
Viewfinder
(Type or
000 dots)
Control
Panel
(yes/no)
LCD
Size
(inch)
LCD
Resolution
(000 dots)
LCD
Attach-
ment
Touch
Screen
(yes/no)
Mech
Shutter
Speed
Shutter
Flaps
(1/sec)
Built-in
Flash
(yes/no)
Built-in
Image
Stab
1.
 
Nikon D1optical Y 2.0 120 fixed n 1/16000s 1.5 n n
2.
 
Panasonic GX800none n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/500s 10.0 Y n
3.
 
Canon M10none n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 4.6 Y n
4.
 
Nikon D4optical Y 3.2 921 fixed n 1/8000s 11.0 n n
5.
 
Nikon D3Soptical Y 3.0 921 fixed n 1/8000s 11.0 n n
6.
 
Nikon D300Soptical Y 3.0 920 fixed n 1/8000s 7.0 Y n
7.
 
Nikon D3optical Y 3.0 922 fixed n 1/8000s 11.0 n n
8.
 
Nikon D300optical Y 3.0 922 fixed n 1/8000s 6.0 Y n
9.
 
Nikon D2Xsoptical Y 2.5 230 fixed n 1/8000s 5.0 n n
10.
 
Nikon D200optical Y 2.5 230 fixed n 1/8000s 5.0 Y n
11.
 
Nikon D2Xoptical Y 2.5 235 fixed n 1/8000s 5.0 n n
12.
 
Nikon D1Hoptical Y 2.0 120 fixed n 1/16000s 5.0 n n
13.
 
Nikon D1Xoptical Y 2.0 120 fixed n 1/16000s 3.0 n n
14.
 
Panasonic GF7none n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/500s 5.8 Y n
15.
 
Panasonic G61440 n 3.0 1036 swivel Y 1/4000s 7.0 Y n
16.
 
Panasonic GF6none n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 4.2 Y n
17.
 
Panasonic GF5none n 3.0 920 fixed Y 1/4000s 4.0 Y n

One feature that is present on the D1, but is missing on the GX800 is a top-level LCD. While being, of course, smaller than the rear screen, the control panel conveys some of the essential shooting information and can be convenient for quick and easy settings verification.

The GX800 has an articulated screen that can be turned to be front-facing. This characteristic will be appreciated by vloggers and photographers who are interested in taking selfies. In contrast, the D1 does not have a selfie-screen.

The reported shutter speed information refers to the use of the mechanical shutter. Yet, some cameras only have an electronic shutter, while others have an electronic shutter in addition to a mechanical one. In fact, the GX800 is one of those camera that have an additional electronic shutter, which makes completely silent shooting possible. However, this mode is less suitable for photographing moving objects (risk of rolling shutter) or shooting under artificial light sources (risk of flickering).

The Panasonic GX800 has an intervalometer built-in. This enables the photographer to capture time lapse sequences, such as flower blooming, a sunset or moon rise, without purchasing an external camera trigger and related software.

The D1 writes its imaging data to Compact Flash cards, while the GX800 uses SDXC cards.

Connectivity comparison

For some imaging applications, the extent to which a camera can communicate with its environment can be an important aspect in the camera decision process. The table below provides an overview of the connectivity of the Nikon D1 and Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX800 and, in particular, the interfaces the cameras (and selected comparators) provide for accessory control and data transfer.

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Input-Output Connections
    Camera
Model
Hotshoe
Port
Internal
Microphone
Internal
Speaker
Microphone
Port
Headphone
Port
HDMI
Port
USB
Port
WiFi
Support
NFC
Support
Bluetooth
Support
1.
 
Nikon D1Y-----FW---
2.
 
Panasonic GX800-stereomono--micro2.0Y--
3.
 
Canon M10-stereomono--mini2.0YY-
4.
 
Nikon D4YmonomonoYYmicro2.0---
5.
 
Nikon D3SYstereo---mini2.0---
6.
 
Nikon D300SYstereomonoY-mini2.0---
7.
 
Nikon D3Y----mini2.0---
8.
 
Nikon D300Y----mini2.0---
9.
 
Nikon D2XsY-----2.0---
10.
 
Nikon D200Y-----2.0---
11.
 
Nikon D2XY-----2.0---
12.
 
Nikon D1HY-----FW---
13.
 
Nikon D1XY-----FW---
14.
 
Panasonic GF7-stereomono--micro2.0YY-
15.
 
Panasonic G6YstereomonoY-mini2.0YY-
16.
 
Panasonic GF6-stereomono--mini2.0YY-
17.
 
Panasonic GF5-stereomono--mini2.0---

It is notable that the D1 has a hotshoe, while the GX800 does not. This socket makes it possible to easily attach optional accessories, such as an external flash gun.

Studio photographers will appreciate that the Nikon D1 (unlike the GX800) features a PC Sync socket, so that professional strobe lights can be controlled by the camera.

The GX800 is a recent model that features in the current product line-up of Panasonic. In contrast, the D1 has been discontinued (but can be found pre-owned on eBay). As a replacement in the same line of cameras, the D1 was succeeded by the Nikon D1X. Further information on the two cameras (e.g. user guides, manuals), as well as related accessories, can be found on the official Nikon and Panasonic websites.

Review summary

So how do things add up? Is there a clear favorite between the Nikon D1 and the Panasonic GX800? Which camera is better? Below is a summary of the relative strengths of each of the two contestants.

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Advantages of the Nikon D1:

  • Better moiré control: Has an anti-alias filter to avoid artificial patterns to appear in images.
  • Easier framing: Has an optical viewfinder for image composition and settings control.
  • Easier setting verification: Features an LCD display on top to control shooting parameters.
  • Faster shutter: Has higher mechanical shutter speed (1/16000s vs 1/500s) to freeze action.
  • More portrait friendly: Features an integrated vertical grip for easier portrait shooting.
  • Better sealing: Is weather sealed to enable shooting in dusty or wet environments.
  • Better lighting: Features a hotshoe and can thus hold and trigger an external flash gun.
  • Better studio light control: Has a PC Sync socket to connect to professional strobe lights.
  • More heavily discounted: Has been available for much longer (launched in June 1999).

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Arguments in favor of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX800:

  • More detail: Has more megapixels (15.8 vs 2.6MP), which boosts linear resolution by 140%.
  • Maximized detail: Lacks an anti-alias filter to exploit the sensor's full resolution potential.
  • Broader imaging potential: Can capture not only stills but also 4K/30p video.
  • Larger screen: Has a bigger rear LCD (3.0" vs 2.0") for image review and settings control.
  • More detailed LCD: Has a higher resolution rear screen (1040k vs 120k dots).
  • More flexible LCD: Has a tilting screen for odd-angle shots in landscape orientation.
  • Fewer buttons to press: Has a touchscreen to facilitate handling and shooting adjustments.
  • More selfie-friendly: Has an articulated screen that can be turned to be front-facing.
  • Faster burst: Shoots at higher frequency (10 vs 1.5 flaps/sec) to capture the decisive moment.
  • Less disturbing: Has an electronic shutter option for completely silent shooting.
  • Easier time-lapse photography: Has an intervalometer built-in for low frequency shooting.
  • More compact: Is smaller (107x65mm vs 157x153mm) and will fit more readily into a bag.
  • Less heavy: Has a lower weight (by 831g or 76 percent) and is thus easier to take along.
  • More legacy lens friendly: Can use many non-native lenses via adapters.
  • Easier fill-in: Has a small integrated flash to brighten shadows of backlit subjects.
  • Easier file upload: Has wifi built in for automatic backup or image transfer to the web.
  • More affordable: Was introduced into a lower priced category (90 percent cheaper at launch).
  • More modern: Reflects 17 years and 6 months of technical progress since the D1 launch.

If the count of individual advantages (bullet points above) is taken as a guide, the GX800 is the clear winner of the contest (18 : 9 points). However, the relevance of individual strengths will vary across photographers, so that you might want to apply your own weighing scheme to the summary points when reflecting and deciding on a new camera. A professional wildlife photographer will view the differences between cameras in a way that diverges from the perspective of a family photog, and a person interested in architecture has distinct needs from a sports shooter. Hence, the decision which camera is best and worth buying is often a very personal one.

D1 09:18 GX800

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Nikon D1 and the Panasonic GX800 place the cameras among the top in their class? Find out in the latest Best DSLR Camera and Best Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera listings whether the two cameras rank among the cream of the crop.

In any case, while the comparison of the spec-sheets of cameras can offer a general idea of their imaging potential, it says little about, for example, the shooting experience and imaging performance of the D1 and the GX800 in practical situations. At times, user reviews, such as those published at amazon, address these issues in a useful manner, but such feedback is on many occasions incomplete, inconsistent, and unreliable.

Expert reviews

This is why hands-on reviews by experts are important. The adjacent summary-table relays the overall verdicts of several of the most popular camera review sites (amateurphotographer [AP], cameralabs [CL], dpreview [DPR], ephotozine [EPZ], photographyblog [PB]). As can be seen, the professional reviewers agree in many cases on the quality of different cameras, but sometimes their assessments diverge, reinforcing the earlier point that a camera decision is often a very personal choice.

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Expert Camera Reviews
     Camera 
 Model 
 AP 
 score 
 CL 
 score 
 DPR 
 score 
 EPZ 
 score 
 PB 
 score 
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Nikon D1....+ +.... Jun 1999 5,499 i
2.
 
Panasonic GX800..+76/1004.5/54.5/5 Jan 2017 549 i
3.
 
Canon M10........4/5 Oct 2015 499 i
4.
 
Nikon D4......4.5/54.5/5 Jan 2012 5,999 i
5.
 
Nikon D3S5/5..89/1004.5/55/5 Oct 2009 5,199 i
6.
 
Nikon D300S5/5+ +82/1004/54.5/5 Jul 2009 1,799 i
7.
 
Nikon D3....+ +5/54.5/5 Aug 2007 4,999 i
8.
 
Nikon D300..+ ++ +5/54.5/5 Aug 2007 1,799 i
9.
 
Nikon D2Xs.......... Jun 2006 4,699 i
10.
 
Nikon D200..+ ++ +o.. Nov 2005 1,699 i
11.
 
Nikon D2X....+ +.... Sep 2004 4,999 i
12.
 
Nikon D1H....+ +.... Feb 2001 4,499 i
13.
 
Nikon D1X....+ +.... Feb 2001 5,999 i
14.
 
Panasonic GF74/5+..4.5/54.5/5 Jan 2015 499 i
15.
 
Panasonic G64/5+ +..5/54.5/5 Apr 2013 599 i
16.
 
Panasonic GF6..+ +..4.5/54.5/5 Apr 2013 499 i
17.
 
Panasonic GF53/5....4.5/54.5/5 Apr 2012 499 i
Notes: (+ +) highly recommended; (+) recommended; (o) reviewed; (..) not available.

The above review scores should be interpreted with care, though. The ratings were established in reference to similarly priced cameras that were available in the market at the time of the review. Thus, a score needs to be put into the context of the launch date and the launch price of the camera, and comparing ratings of very distinct cameras or ones that are far apart in terms of their release date have little meaning. Also, kindly note that some of the listed sites have over time developped their review approaches and their reporting style.

Nikon D1:
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Other camera comparisons

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    Specifications: Nikon D1 vs Panasonic GX800

    Below is a side-by-side comparison of the specs of the two cameras to facilitate a quick review of their differences and common features.

    Camera Specifications
    Camera Model Nikon D1 Panasonic GX800
    Camera Type Digital single lens reflex Mirrorless system camera
    Camera Lens Nikon F mount lenses Micro Four Thirds lenses
    Launch Date June 1999 January 2017
    Launch Price USD 5,499 USD 549
    Sensor Specs Nikon D1 Panasonic GX800
    Sensor Technology CCD CMOS
    Sensor Format APS-C Sensor Four Thirds Sensor
    Sensor Size 23.7 x 15.6 mm 17.3 x 13.0 mm
    Sensor Area 369.72 mm2 224.9 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 28.4 mm 21.6 mm
    Crop Factor 1.5x 2.0x
    Sensor Resolution 2.6 Megapixels 15.8 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 2000 x 1312 pixels 4592 x 3448 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 11.93 μm 3.77 μm
    Pixel Density 0.71 MP/cm2 7.04 MP/cm2
    Moiré control Anti-Alias filter no AA filter
    Movie Capability no Video 4K/30p Video
    ISO Setting 200 - 1,600 ISO 200 - 25,600 ISO
    ISO Boost 200 - 6,400 ISO 100 - 25,600 ISO
    DXO Sensor Quality (score) .. 73
    DXO Color Depth (bits) .. 23.2
    DXO Dynamic Range (EV) .. 13.3
    DXO Low Light (ISO) .. 586
    Screen Specs Nikon D1 Panasonic GX800
    Viewfinder Type Optical viewfinder no viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 96%
    Viewfinder Magnification 0.53x
    Top-Level Screen Control Panel no Top Display
    LCD Framing Live View
    Rear LCD Size 2.0inch 3.0inch
    LCD Resolution 120k dots 1040k dots
    LCD Attachment Fixed screen Tilting screen
    Touch Input no Touchscreen Touchscreen
    Shooting Specs Nikon D1 Panasonic GX800
    Focus System Phase-detect AF Contrast-detect AF
    Manual Focusing Aidno Peaking FeatureFocus Peaking
    Max Shutter Speed (mechanical) 1/16000s 1/500s
    Continuous Shooting 1.5 shutter flaps/s 10 shutter flaps/s
    Electronic Shutterno E-Shutterup to 1/16000s
    Time-Lapse Photographyno IntervalometerIntervalometer built-in
    Fill Flash no On-Board Flash Built-in Flash
    Storage Medium CF cards SDXC cards
    Second Storage Option Single card slot Single card slot
    Connectivity Specs Nikon D1 Panasonic GX800
    External Flash Hotshoe no Hotshoe
    Studio Flash PC Sync socket no PC Sync
    USB Connector Firewire USB 2.0
    HDMI Port no HDMI micro HDMI
    Wifi Support no Wifi Wifi built-in
    Body Specs Nikon D1 Panasonic GX800
    Environmental SealingWeathersealed bodynot weather sealed
    Battery Type EN-4 DMW-BLH7
    Body Dimensions 157 x 153 x 85 mm
    (6.2 x 6.0 x 3.3 in)
    107 x 65 x 33 mm
    (4.2 x 2.6 x 1.3 in)
    Camera Weight 1100 g (38.8 oz) 269 g (9.5 oz)

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