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Panasonic G1 vs Pentax K-1 II

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 and the Pentax K-1 II are two digital cameras that were officially introduced, respectively, in September 2008 and February 2018. The G1 is a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, while the K-1 II is a DSLR. The cameras are based on a Four Thirds (G1) and a full frame (K-1 II) sensor. The Panasonic has a resolution of 12 megapixels, whereas the Pentax provides 36.2 MP.

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

Headline Specifications
Panasonic G1
versus
Pentax K-1 II
Panasonic G1 Pentax K-1 II
Mirrorless system camera Digital single lens reflex
Micro Four Thirds lenses Pentax K mount lenses
12 MP, Four Thirds Sensor 36.2 MP, Full Frame Sensor
no Video 1080/60i Video
ISO 100-1,600 (100 - 3,200) ISO 100-819,200
Electronic viewfinder (1440k dots) Optical viewfinder
3.0 LCD, 460k dots 3.2 LCD, 1037k dots
Swivel screen (not touch-sensitive) Fully flexible screen (no touchscreen)
3 shutter flaps per second 4.4 shutter flaps per second
Lens stabilization onlyIn-body stabilization
not weather sealedWeathersealed body
410 shots per battery charge670 shots per battery charge
124 x 84 x 45 mm, 360 g 137 x 110 x 86 mm, 1010 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 and the Pentax K-1 II? 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 Panasonic G1 and the Pentax K-1 II. The two cameras are presented according to their relative size. Three consecutive views from the front, the top, and the rear side are shown. All width, height and depth dimensions are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

The K-1 II can be obtained in two different colors (black, silver), while the G1 is only available in black.

Size Panasonic G1 vs Pentax K-1 II
Compare G1 versus K-1 II top
Comparison G1 or K-1 II rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Pentax K-1 II is considerably larger (45 percent) than the Panasonic G1. Moreover, the K-1 II is substantially heavier (181 percent) than the G1. It is noteworthy in this context that the K-1 II is splash and dust-proof, while the G1 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. Hence, you might want to study and compare the specifications of available lenses in order to get the full picture of the size and weight of the two camera systems.

Concerning battery life, the G1 gets 410 shots out of its DMW-BLB13 battery, while the K-1 II can take 670 images on a single charge of its D-LI90 power pack.

The adjacent table lists the principal physical characteristics of the two cameras alongside a wider set of alternatives. If you would like to visualize and compare a different camera combination, you can navigate to the CAM-parator app and make your selection from a broad list of cameras there.

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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.
 
Panasonic G1 124 mm 84 mm 45 mm 360 g 410 n Sep 2008 599 i
2.
 
Pentax K-1 II 137 mm 110 mm 86 mm 1010 g 670 Y Feb 2018 1,999 i
3.
 
Olympus E-410 130 mm 91 mm 53 mm 435 g 500 n Mar 2007 699 i
4.
 
Panasonic S1R 149 mm 110 mm 97 mm 1016 g 380 Y Feb 2019 3,699 i
5.
 
Panasonic GF6 111 mm 65 mm 38 mm 323 g 340 n Apr 2013 499 i
6.
 
Panasonic GF5 108 mm 67 mm 37 mm 267 g 360 n Apr 2012 499 i
7.
 
Panasonic GF3 108 mm 67 mm 32 mm 264 g 300 n Jun 2011 549 i
8.
 
Panasonic G10 124 mm 84 mm 74 mm 388 g 380 n Mar 2010 499 i
9.
 
Panasonic G2 124 mm 84 mm 74 mm 428 g 360 n Mar 2010 599 i
10.
 
Panasonic GF2 113 mm 68 mm 33 mm 310 g 300 n Nov 2010 549 i
11.
 
Panasonic GF1 119 mm 71 mm 36 mm 385 g 380 n Sep 2009 749 i
12.
 
Panasonic GH1 124 mm 90 mm 45 mm 385 g 300 n Mar 2009 899 i
13.
 
Panasonic L10 135 mm 96 mm 78 mm 556 g 450 n Aug 2007 599 i
14.
 
Pentax K-1 137 mm 110 mm 86 mm 1010 g 760 Y Feb 2016 1,799 i
15.
 
Sony A7R III 127 mm 96 mm 74 mm 650 g 650 Y Oct 2017 3,199 i
16.
 
Sony A99 II 143 mm 104 mm 76 mm 849 g 490 Y Sep 2016 3,199 i
17.
 
Sony A850 156 mm 117 mm 82 mm 895 g 880 Y Aug 2009 1,999 i
Notes: Measurements and pricing do not include easily detachable parts, such as add-on or interchangeable lenses or optional viewfinders.

The price is, of course, an important factor in any camera decision. The retail prices at the time of the camera’s release place the model in the market relative to other models in the producer’s line-up and the competition. The G1 was launched at a markedly lower price (by 70 percent) than the K-1 II, which puts it into a different market segment. Normally, street prices remain initially close to the MSRP, but after a couple of months, the first discounts appear. 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.

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Sensor comparison

The size of the imaging sensor is a crucial determinant of image quality. All other things equal, a large sensor will have larger individual pixel-units that offer better low-light sensitivity, wider dynamic range, and richer color-depth than smaller pixels in a sensor of the same technological generation. Moreover, a large sensor camera will give the photographer more control over depth-of-field in the image and, thus, the ability to better isolate a subject from the background. On the downside, larger sensors tend to be more expensive and lead to bigger and heavier cameras and lenses.

Of the two cameras under consideration, the Panasonic G1 features a Four Thirds sensor and the Pentax K-1 II a full frame sensor. The sensor area in the K-1 II is 283 percent bigger. As a result of these sensor size differences, the cameras have a format factor of, respectively, 2.0 and 1.0. The sensor in the G1 has a native 4:3 aspect ratio, while the one in the K-1 II offers a 3:2 aspect.

In terms of underlying technology, both cameras are build around CMOS sensors.

Panasonic G1 and Pentax K-1 II sensor measures

With 36.2MP, the K-1 II offers a higher resolution than the G1 (12MP), but the K-1 II nevertheless has larger individual pixels (pixel pitch of 4.88μm versus 4.33μm for the G1) due to its larger sensor. Moreover, the K-1 II is a much more recent model (by 9 years and 5 months) than the G1, and its sensor will have benefitted from technological advances during this time that further enhance the light gathering capacity of its pixel-units. Coming back to sensor resolution, it should be mentioned that the K-1 II has no anti-alias filter installed, so that it can capture all the detail its sensor resolves.

The resolution advantage of the Pentax K-1 II implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the K-1 II for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 36.8 x 24.6 inches or 93.5 x 62.4 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 29.4 x 19.6 inches or 74.8 x 49.9 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 24.5 x 16.4 inches or 62.3 x 41.6 cm. The corresponding values for the Panasonic G1 are 20 x 15 inches or 50.8 x 38.1 cm for good quality, 16 x 12 inches or 40.6 x 30.5 cm for very good quality, and 13.3 x 10 inches or 33.9 x 25.4 cm for excellent quality prints.

Unlike the G1, the K-1 II has the capacity to capture high quality composite images by combining multiple shots after shifting its sensor by miniscule distances. This multi-shot, pixel-shift mode is most suitable for photography of stationary objects (landscapes, studio scenes).

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 has a native sensitivity range from ISO 100 to ISO 1600, which can be extended to ISO 100-3200. The corresponding ISO settings for the Pentax K-1 II are ISO 100 to ISO 819200 (no boost).

G1 versus K-1 II MP

For many cameras, data on sensor performance has been reported by DXO Mark. This service determines an overall sensor rating, as well as sub-scores for low-light sensitivity ("DXO Sports"), dynamic range ("DXO Landscape"), and color depth ("DXO Portrait"). The table below summarizes the physical sensor characteristics and sensor quality findings and compares them across a set of similar 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.
 
Panasonic G1 Four Thirds 12.0 4000 3000none21.110.3463 53
2.
 
Pentax K-1 II Full Frame 36.2 7360 49121080/60i...... ..
3.
 
Olympus E-410 Four Thirds 10.0 3648 2736none21.110.0494 51
4.
 
Panasonic S1R Full Frame 46.7 8368 55844K/60p26.414.13525 100
5.
 
Panasonic GF6 Four Thirds 15.8 4592 34481080/60i20.710.6622 54
6.
 
Panasonic GF5 Four Thirds 12.0 4000 30001080/60i21.411.6618 61
7.
 
Panasonic GF3 Four Thirds 12.0 4000 30001080/60i20.610.0458 49
8.
 
Panasonic G10 Four Thirds 12.0 4000 3000720/30p21.210.1411 52
9.
 
Panasonic G2 Four Thirds 12.0 4000 3000720/30p21.210.3493 53
10.
 
Panasonic GF2 Four Thirds 12.0 4000 30001080/60i21.210.3506 54
11.
 
Panasonic GF1 Four Thirds 12.0 4000 3000720/30p21.210.3513 54
12.
 
Panasonic GH1 Four Thirds 12.0 4000 30001080/24p21.611.6772 64
13.
 
Panasonic L10 Four Thirds 10.0 3648 2736none21.310.8429 55
14.
 
Pentax K-1 Full Frame 36.2 7360 49121080/60i25.414.63280 96
15.
 
Sony A7R III Full Frame 42.2 7952 53044K/30p26.014.73523 100
16.
 
Sony A99 II Full Frame 42.2 7952 53044K/30p25.413.42317 92
17.
 
Sony A850 Full Frame 24.4 6048 4032none23.812.21415 79

Many modern cameras cannot only take still pictures, but also record videos. The K-1 II indeed provides for movie recording, while the G1 does not. The highest resolution format that the K-1 II can use is 1080/60i.

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Feature comparison

Apart from body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a range of features. For example, the G1 has an electronic viewfinder (1440k dots), while the K-1 II has an optical one. Both systems have their advantages, with the electronic viewfinder making it possible to project supplementary shooting information into the framing view, whereas the optical viewfinder offers lag-free viewing and a very clear framing image. The viewfinders of both cameras offer the same field of view (100%), as well as the same magnification (0.70x). The adjacent table lists some of the other core features of the Panasonic G1 and Pentax K-1 II 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.
 
Panasonic G11440 n 3.0 460 swivel n 1/4000s 3.0 Y n
2.
 
Pentax K-1 IIoptical Y 3.2 1037 full-flex n 1/8000s 4.4 n Y
3.
 
Olympus E-410optical n 2.5 215 fixed n 1/4000s 3.0 Y n
4.
 
Panasonic S1R5760 Y 3.2 2100 full-flex Y 1/8000s 9.0 n Y
5.
 
Panasonic GF6none n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 4.2 Y n
6.
 
Panasonic GF5none n 3.0 920 fixed Y 1/4000s 4.0 Y n
7.
 
Panasonic GF3none n 3.0 460 fixed Y 1/4000s 3.2 Y n
8.
 
Panasonic G10202 n 3.0 460 fixed n 1/4000s 2.6 Y n
9.
 
Panasonic G21440 n 3.0 460 swivel Y 1/4000s 2.6 Y n
10.
 
Panasonic GF2optional n 3.0 460 fixed Y 1/4000s 2.6 Y n
11.
 
Panasonic GF1optional n 3.0 460 fixed n 1/4000s 3.0 Y n
12.
 
Panasonic GH11440 n 3.0 460 swivel n 1/4000s 3.0 Y n
13.
 
Panasonic L10optical n 2.5 207 swivel n 1/4000s 3.0 Y n
14.
 
Pentax K-1optical Y 3.2 1037 full-flex n 1/8000s 4.4 n Y
15.
 
Sony A7R III3686 n 3.0 1440 tilting Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
16.
 
Sony A99 II2400 Y 3.0 1229 full-flex n 1/8000s 12.0 n Y
17.
 
Sony A850optical Y 3.0 922 fixed n 1/8000s 3.0 n Y

One difference between the cameras concerns the presence of an on-board flash. The G1 has one, while the K-1 II does not. While the built-in flash of the G1 is not very powerful, it can at times be useful as a fill-in light.

The G1 has an articulated LCD that can be turned to be front-facing. This characteristic will be appreciated by vloggers and photographers who are interested in snapping selfies. In contrast, the K-1 II does not have a selfie-screen.

The Pentax K-1 II 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 G1 writes its imaging data to SDHC cards, while the K-1 II uses SDXC cards. The K-1 II features dual card slots, which can be very useful in case a memory card fails. In contrast, the G1 only has one slot. The K-1 II supports UHS-I cards (Ultra High Speed data transfer of up to 104 MB/s), while the G1 cannot take advantage of Ultra High Speed SD cards.

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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 Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 and Pentax K-1 II 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.
 
Panasonic G1Y----mini2.0---
2.
 
Pentax K-1 IIYstereomonoYYmicro2.0Y--
3.
 
Olympus E-410Y-----2.0---
4.
 
Panasonic S1RYstereomonoYYfull3.1Y-Y
5.
 
Panasonic GF6-stereomono--mini2.0YY-
6.
 
Panasonic GF5-stereomono--mini2.0---
7.
 
Panasonic GF3-stereomono--mini2.0---
8.
 
Panasonic G10Ymono---mini2.0---
9.
 
Panasonic G2Ystereomono--mini2.0---
10.
 
Panasonic GF2Ystereomono--mini2.0---
11.
 
Panasonic GF1Ymonomono--mini2.0---
12.
 
Panasonic GH1Ystereo-Y-mini2.0---
13.
 
Panasonic L10Y-----2.0---
14.
 
Pentax K-1YstereomonoYYmicro2.0Y--
15.
 
Sony A7R IIIYstereomonoYYmicro3.1YYY
16.
 
Sony A99 IIYstereomonoYYmicro2.0YYY
17.
 
Sony A850Y----mini2.0---

It is notable that the K-1 II offers wifi support, which can be a very convenient means to transfer image data to an off-camera location. In contrast, the G1 does not provide wifi capability.

Studio photographers will appreciate that the Pentax K-1 II (unlike the G1) features a PC Sync socket, so that professional strobe lights can be controlled by the camera.

Travel and landscape photographers will find it useful that the K-1 II has an internal geolocalization sensor and can record GPS coordinates in its EXIF data.

The K-1 II is a recent model that features in the current product line-up of Pentax. In contrast, the G1 has been discontinued (but can be found pre-owned on eBay). As a replacement in the same line of cameras, the G1 was succeeded by the Panasonic G2. Further information on the two cameras (e.g. user guides, manuals), as well as related accessories, can be found on the official Panasonic and Pentax websites.

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Review summary

So how do things add up? Is there a clear favorite between the Panasonic G1 and the Pentax K-1 II? Which camera is better? A synthesis of the relative strong points of each of the models is listed below.

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Advantages of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1:

  • Better moiré control: Has an anti-alias filter to avoid artificial patterns to appear in images.
  • More framing info: Has an electronic viewfinder that displays shooting data.
  • More selfie-friendly: Has an articulated screen that can be turned to be front-facing.
  • More compact: Is smaller (124x84mm vs 137x110mm) and thus needs less room in the bag.
  • Less heavy: Is lighter (by 650g or 64 percent) and hence easier to carry around.
  • More legacy lens friendly: Can take a broad range of non-native lenses via adapters.
  • Easier fill-in: Is equipped with a small onboard flash to brighten deep shadow areas.
  • More affordable: Was introduced into a lower priced category (70 percent cheaper at launch).
  • More heavily discounted: Has been available for much longer (launched in September 2008).

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Arguments in favor of the Pentax K-1 II:

  • More detail: Has more megapixels (36.2 vs 12MP), which boosts linear resolution by 77%.
  • Maximized detail: Lacks an anti-alias filter to exploit the sensor's full resolution potential.
  • High quality composites: Can combine several shots after pixel-shifting its sensor.
  • Better image quality: Is equipped with a larger and more technologically advanced sensor.
  • Richer colors: The sensor size advantage translates into images with better, more accurate colors.
  • More dynamic range: Larger sensor captures a wider spectrum of light and dark details.
  • Better low-light sensitivity: Larger sensor produces good images even in poorly lit environments.
  • Broader imaging potential: Can capture not only stills but also 1080/60i video.
  • Brighter framing: Features an optical viewfinder for clear, lag-free composition.
  • Easier setting verification: Features a control panel on top to check shooting parameters.
  • Larger screen: Has a bigger rear LCD (3.2" vs 3.0") for image review and settings control.
  • More detailed LCD: Has a higher resolution rear screen (1037k vs 460k dots).
  • Faster shutter: Has higher mechanical shutter speed (1/8000s vs 1/4000s) to freeze action.
  • Faster burst: Shoots at higher frequency (4.4 vs 3 flaps/sec) to capture the decisive moment.
  • Easier time-lapse photography: Has an intervalometer built-in for low frequency shooting.
  • Longer lasting: Gets more shots (670 versus 410) out of a single battery charge.
  • Better sealing: Is splash and dust sealed for shooting in inclement weather conditions.
  • Sharper images: Has stabilization technology built-in to reduce the impact of hand-shake.
  • Easier geotagging: Features an internal GPS sensor to log localization data.
  • Easier file upload: Has wifi built in for automatic backup or image transfer to the web.
  • Better studio light control: Has a PC Sync socket to connect to professional strobe lights.
  • Greater peace of mind: Features a second card slot as a backup in case of memory card failure.
  • Faster buffer clearing: Has an SD card interface that supports the UHS-I standard.
  • More modern: Reflects 9 years and 5 months of technical progress since the G1 launch.

If the count of relative strengths (bullet points above) is taken as a measure, the K-1 II is the clear winner of the contest (24 : 9 points). However, the pertinence of the various camera strengths will differ across photographers, so that you might want to weigh individual camera traits according to their importance for your own imaging needs before making a camera decision. 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.

G1 09:24 K-1 II

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Panasonic G1 and the Pentax K-1 II place the cameras among the top in their class? Find out in the latest Best Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera and Best DSLR Camera listings whether the two cameras rank among the cream of the crop.

In any case, while the comparison of technical specifications can provide a useful overview of the capabilities of different cameras, it says little about, for example, the shooting experience and imaging performance of the G1 and the K-1 II 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 where reviews by experts come in. The table below provides a synthesis of the camera assessments of some of the best known photo-gear 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.
 
Panasonic G1..+ +70/1004/54.5/5 Sep 2008 599 i
2.
 
Pentax K-1 II....79/1004.5/54.5/5 Feb 2018 1,999 i
3.
 
Olympus E-410..86/100+ +4/54.5/5 Mar 2007 699 i
4.
 
Panasonic S1R4.5/5..89/1004.5/54.5/5 Feb 2019 3,699 i
5.
 
Panasonic GF6..+ +..4.5/54.5/5 Apr 2013 499 i
6.
 
Panasonic GF53/5....4.5/54.5/5 Apr 2012 499 i
7.
 
Panasonic GF33/582/10071/1004.5/54/5 Jun 2011 549 i
8.
 
Panasonic G103/5..70/1004/54/5 Mar 2010 499 i
9.
 
Panasonic G2....72/1004/54.5/5 Mar 2010 599 i
10.
 
Panasonic GF23/582/10070/1004.5/54.5/5 Nov 2010 549 i
11.
 
Panasonic GF1..85/10069/1004.5/54.5/5 Sep 2009 749 i
12.
 
Panasonic GH1..+ +72/1004.5/54.5/5 Mar 2009 899 i
13.
 
Panasonic L10..85/100+3.5/54/5 Aug 2007 599 i
14.
 
Pentax K-15/5..84/1005/55/5 Feb 2016 1,799 i
15.
 
Sony A7R III..+ +90/1004.5/55/5 Oct 2017 3,199 i
16.
 
Sony A99 II....85/1004.5/54.5/5 Sep 2016 3,199 i
17.
 
Sony A8503/5..75/100..4.5/5 Aug 2009 1,999 i
Notes: (+ +) highly recommended; (+) recommended; (o) reviewed; (..) not available.

The review scores listed above should be treated 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. A score, therefore, has to be seen in close connection to the price and market introduction time 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, please note that some of the review sites have changed their methodology and reporting over time.

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    Specifications: Panasonic G1 vs Pentax K-1 II

    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 Panasonic G1 Pentax K-1 II
    Camera Type Mirrorless system camera Digital single lens reflex
    Camera Lens Micro Four Thirds lenses Pentax K mount lenses
    Launch Date September 2008 February 2018
    Launch Price USD 599 USD 1,999
    Sensor Specs Panasonic G1 Pentax K-1 II
    Sensor Technology CMOS CMOS
    Sensor Format Four Thirds Sensor Full Frame Sensor
    Sensor Size 17.3 x 13.0 mm 35.9 x 24.0 mm
    Sensor Area 224.9 mm2 861.6 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 21.6 mm 43.2 mm
    Crop Factor 2.0x 1.0x
    Sensor Resolution 12 Megapixels 36.2 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 4000 x 3000 pixels 7360 x 4912 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 4.33 μm 4.88 μm
    Pixel Density 5.34 MP/cm2 4.20 MP/cm2
    Moiré control Anti-Alias filter no AA filter
    Movie Capability no Video 1080/60i Video
    ISO Setting 100 - 1,600 ISO 100 - 819,200 ISO
    ISO Boost 100 - 3,200 ISO no Enhancement
    Image Processor Venus HD PRIME IV
    DXO Sensor Quality (score) 53 ..
    DXO Color Depth (bits) 21.1 ..
    DXO Dynamic Range (EV) 10.3 ..
    DXO Low Light (ISO) 463 ..
    Screen Specs Panasonic G1 Pentax K-1 II
    Viewfinder Type Electronic viewfinder Optical viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 100% 100%
    Viewfinder Magnification 0.70x 0.70x
    Viewfinder Resolution 1440k dots
    Top-Level Screen no Top Display Control Panel
    LCD Framing Live View Live View
    Rear LCD Size 3.0inch 3.2inch
    LCD Resolution 460k dots 1037k dots
    LCD Attachment Swivel screen Fully flexible screen
    Shooting Specs Panasonic G1 Pentax K-1 II
    Focus System Contrast-detect AF Phase-detect AF
    Manual Focusing Aidno Peaking FeatureFocus Peaking
    Max Shutter Speed (mechanical) 1/4000s 1/8000s
    Continuous Shooting 3 shutter flaps/s 4.4 shutter flaps/s
    Time-Lapse Photographyno IntervalometerIntervalometer built-in
    Image StabilizationLens stabilization onlyIn-body stabilization
    Fill Flash Built-in Flash no On-Board Flash
    Storage Medium SDHC cards SDXC cards
    Second Storage Option Single card slot Dual card slots
    UHS card support no UHS-I
    Connectivity Specs Panasonic G1 Pentax K-1 II
    External Flash Hotshoe Hotshoe
    Studio Flash no PC Sync PC Sync socket
    USB Connector USB 2.0 USB 2.0
    HDMI Port mini HDMI micro HDMI
    Microphone Port no MIC socket External MIC port
    Headphone Socket no Headphone port Headphone port
    Wifi Support no Wifi Wifi built-in
    Geotagging no internal GPS GPS built-in
    Body Specs Panasonic G1 Pentax K-1 II
    Environmental Sealingnot weather sealedWeathersealed body
    Battery Type DMW-BLB13 D-LI90
    Battery Life (CIPA)410 shots per charge670 shots per charge
    Body Dimensions 124 x 84 x 45 mm
    (4.9 x 3.3 x 1.8 in)
    137 x 110 x 86 mm
    (5.4 x 4.3 x 3.4 in)
    Camera Weight 360 g (12.7 oz) 1010 g (35.6 oz)

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