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Panasonic G3 vs Sony HX99

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 are two digital cameras that were revealed to the public, respectively, in May 2011 and August 2018. The G3 is a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, while the HX99 is a fixed lens compact. The cameras are based on a Four Thirds (G3) and a 1/2.3-inch (HX99) sensor. The Panasonic has a resolution of 15.8 megapixels, whereas the Sony provides 18 MP.

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

Headline Specifications
Panasonic G3
versus
Sony HX99
Panasonic G3 Sony HX99
Mirrorless system camera Fixed lens compact camera
Micro Four Thirds lenses 24-720mm f/3.5-6.4
15.8 MP, Four Thirds Sensor 18 MP, 1/2.3" Sensor
1080/60i Video 4K/30p Video
ISO 160-6,400 ISO 80-3,200 (80 - 6,400)
Electronic viewfinder (1440k dots) Electronic viewfinder (638k dots)
3.0 LCD, 460k dots 3.0 LCD, 922k dots
Swivel touchscreen Tilting touchscreen
4 shutter flaps per second 10 shutter flaps per second
270 shots per battery charge370 shots per battery charge
115 x 84 x 47 mm, 336 g 102 x 58 x 36 mm, 242 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX99? 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

An illustration of the physical size and weight of the Panasonic G3 and the Sony HX99 is provided in the side-by-side display below. The two cameras are presented according to their relative size. Three successive views from the front, the top, and the rear are shown. All width, height and depth measures are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

The G3 can be obtained in four different colors (black, brown, red, white), while the HX99 is only available in black.

Size Panasonic G3 vs Sony HX99
Compare G3 versus HX99 top
Comparison G3 or HX99 rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Sony HX99 is considerably smaller (39 percent) than the Panasonic G3. In this context, it is worth noting that neither the G3 nor the HX99 are weather-sealed.

The above size and weight comparisons are to some extent incomplete and possibly misleading, as the HX99 has a lens built in, whereas the G3 is an interchangeable lens camera that requires a separate lens. Attaching the latter will add extra weight and bulk to the setup. You can compare the optics available for the G3 and their specifications in the Micro Four Thirds Lens Catalog.

Concerning battery life, the G3 gets 270 shots out of its DMW-BLD10 battery, while the HX99 can take 370 images on a single charge of its NP-BX1 power pack. The power pack in the HX99 can be charged via the USB port, which can be very convenient when travelling.

The following table provides a synthesis of the main physical specifications of the two cameras and other similar ones. If you want to switch the focus of the display and review another camera pair, you can move across to the CAM-parator tool and choose from the broad selection of possible camera comparisons 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 G3 115 mm 84 mm 47 mm 336 g 270 n May 2011 599 i
2.
 
Sony HX99 102 mm 58 mm 36 mm 242 g 370 n Aug 2018 449 i
3.
 
Canon SX730 110 mm 64 mm 40 mm 300 g 250 n Apr 2017 399 i
4.
 
Panasonic G6 122 mm 85 mm 71 mm 390 g 340 n Apr 2013 599 i
5.
 
Panasonic GF6 111 mm 65 mm 38 mm 323 g 340 n Apr 2013 499 i
6.
 
Panasonic G5 120 mm 83 mm 71 mm 396 g 320 n Jul 2012 599 i
7.
 
Panasonic GF3 108 mm 67 mm 32 mm 264 g 300 n Jun 2011 549 i
8.
 
Panasonic GX1 116 mm 68 mm 39 mm 318 g 320 n Nov 2011 699 i
9.
 
Panasonic G10 124 mm 84 mm 74 mm 388 g 380 n Mar 2010 499 i
10.
 
Panasonic G2 124 mm 84 mm 74 mm 428 g 360 n Mar 2010 599 i
11.
 
Panasonic GF2 113 mm 68 mm 33 mm 310 g 300 n Nov 2010 549 i
12.
 
Panasonic GH2 124 mm 90 mm 76 mm 442 g 330 n Sep 2010 899 i
13.
 
Panasonic G1 124 mm 84 mm 45 mm 360 g 410 n Sep 2008 599 i
14.
 
Sony HX95 102 mm 58 mm 36 mm 242 g 370 n Aug 2018 429 i
15.
 
Sony WX800 102 mm 58 mm 36 mm 233 g 370 n Oct 2018 399 i
16.
 
Sony HX90V 102 mm 58 mm 36 mm 245 g 360 n Apr 2015 429 i
17.
 
Sony HX400V 130 mm 93 mm 103 mm 660 g 300 n Feb 2014 499 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 listed launch prices provide an indication of the market segment that the manufacturer of the cameras have been targeting. The HX99 was launched at a lower price than the G3, despite having a lens built in. 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.

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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. Furthermore, a large sensor camera will give the photographer more possibilities to use shallow depth-of-field in order to 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 G3 features a Four Thirds sensor and the Sony HX99 a 1/2.3-inch sensor. The sensor area in the HX99 is 88 percent smaller. As a result of these sensor size differences, the cameras have a format factor of, respectively, 2.0 and 5.6. Both cameras feature a native aspect ratio (sensor width to sensor height) of 4:3.

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

Panasonic G3 and Sony HX99 sensor measures

Despite having a smaller sensor, the HX99 offers a higher resolution of 18 megapixels, compared with 15.8 MP of the G3. 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 1.25μm versus 3.77μm for the G3). However, it should be noted that the HX99 is much more recent (by 7 years and 3 months) than the G3, 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 HX99 has no anti-alias filter installed, so that it can capture all the detail its sensor resolves.

The resolution advantage of the Sony HX99 implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the HX99 for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 24.5 x 18.4 inches or 62.2 x 46.6 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 19.6 x 14.7 inches or 49.7 x 37.3 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 16.3 x 12.2 inches or 41.5 x 31.1 cm. The corresponding values for the Panasonic G3 are 23 x 17.2 inches or 58.3 x 43.8 cm for good quality, 18.4 x 13.8 inches or 46.7 x 35 cm for very good quality, and 15.3 x 11.5 inches or 38.9 x 29.2 cm for excellent quality prints.

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 has a native sensitivity range from ISO 160 to ISO 6400. The corresponding ISO settings for the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 are ISO 80 to ISO 3200, with the possibility to increase the ISO range to 80-6400.

G3 versus HX99 MP

For many cameras, data on sensor performance has been reported by DXO Mark. 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.
 
Panasonic G3 Four Thirds 15.8 4592 34481080/60i21.010.6667 56
2.
 
Sony HX99 1/2.3 18.0 4896 36724K/30p...... ..
3.
 
Canon SX730 1/2.3 20.2 5184 38881080/60p...... ..
4.
 
Panasonic G6 Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34561080/60p21.311.5639 61
5.
 
Panasonic GF6 Four Thirds 15.8 4592 34481080/60i20.710.6622 54
6.
 
Panasonic G5 Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34561080/60p...... ..
7.
 
Panasonic GF3 Four Thirds 12.0 4000 30001080/60i20.610.0458 49
8.
 
Panasonic GX1 Four Thirds 15.8 4592 34481080/60p20.810.6703 55
9.
 
Panasonic G10 Four Thirds 12.0 4000 3000720/30p21.210.1411 52
10.
 
Panasonic G2 Four Thirds 12.0 4000 3000720/30p21.210.3493 53
11.
 
Panasonic GF2 Four Thirds 12.0 4000 30001080/60i21.210.3506 54
12.
 
Panasonic GH2 Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34561080/60i21.211.3655 60
13.
 
Panasonic G1 Four Thirds 12.0 4000 3000none21.110.3463 53
14.
 
Sony HX95 1/2.3 18.0 4896 36724K/30p...... ..
15.
 
Sony WX800 1/2.3 18.0 4896 36724K/30p...... ..
16.
 
Sony HX90V 1/2.3 18.0 4896 36721080/60p...... ..
17.
 
Sony HX400V 1/2.3 20.2 5184 38881080/60p...... ..

Many modern cameras cannot only take still pictures, but also record videos. Both cameras under consideration have a sensor with sufficiently fast read-out times for moving pictures, but the HX99 provides a better video resolution than the G3. It can shoot movie footage at 4K/30p, while the Panasonic is limited to 1080/60i.

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Feature comparison

Beyond body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a range of features. The two cameras under consideration are similar with respect to both having an electronic viewfinder. However, the one in the G3 offers a substantially higher resolution than the one in the HX99 (1440k vs 638k dots). The table below summarizes some of the other core capabilities of the Panasonic G3 and Sony HX99 in connection with corresponding information for a sample of similar cameras.

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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 G31440 n 3.0 460 swivel Y 1/4000s 4.0 Y n
2.
 
Sony HX99638 n 3.0 922 tilting Y 1/2000s 10.0 Y Y
3.
 
Canon SX730none n 3.0 922 tilting n 1/3200s 5.9 Y Y
4.
 
Panasonic G61440 n 3.0 1036 swivel Y 1/4000s 7.0 Y n
5.
 
Panasonic GF6none n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 4.2 Y n
6.
 
Panasonic G51440 n 3.0 920 swivel Y 1/4000s 6.0 Y n
7.
 
Panasonic GF3none n 3.0 460 fixed Y 1/4000s 3.2 Y n
8.
 
Panasonic GX1optional n 3.0 460 fixed Y 1/4000s 4.2 Y n
9.
 
Panasonic G10202 n 3.0 460 fixed n 1/4000s 2.6 Y n
10.
 
Panasonic G21440 n 3.0 460 swivel Y 1/4000s 2.6 Y n
11.
 
Panasonic GF2optional n 3.0 460 fixed Y 1/4000s 2.6 Y n
12.
 
Panasonic GH21534 n 3.0 460 swivel n 1/4000s 3.0 Y n
13.
 
Panasonic G11440 n 3.0 460 swivel n 1/4000s 3.0 Y n
14.
 
Sony HX95638 n 3.0 922 tilting n 1/2000s 10.0 Y Y
15.
 
Sony WX800none n 3.0 922 tilting Y 1/2000s 10.0 Y Y
16.
 
Sony HX90V638 n 3.0 921 tilting n 1/2000s 10.0 Y Y
17.
 
Sony HX400V210 n 3.0 921 tilting n 1/4000s 10.0 Y Y
Both cameras have an articulated rear screen that can be turned to be front-facing. This feature will be particularly appreciated by vloggers and photographers who are interested in taking selfies.

The G3 writes its imaging data to SDXC cards, while the HX99 uses SDXC or Memory Stick PRO Duo cards. The HX99 supports UHS-I cards (Ultra High Speed data transfer of up to 104 MB/s), while the G3 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-G3 and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 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 G3Ystereomono--mini2.0---
2.
 
Sony HX99-stereomono--micro2.0YYY
3.
 
Canon SX730-stereomono--micro2.0YYY
4.
 
Panasonic G6YstereomonoY-mini2.0YY-
5.
 
Panasonic GF6-stereomono--mini2.0YY-
6.
 
Panasonic G5Ystereomono--mini2.0---
7.
 
Panasonic GF3-stereomono--mini2.0---
8.
 
Panasonic GX1Ystereomono--mini2.0---
9.
 
Panasonic G10Ymono---mini2.0---
10.
 
Panasonic G2Ystereomono--mini2.0---
11.
 
Panasonic GF2Ystereomono--mini2.0---
12.
 
Panasonic GH2YstereomonoY-mini2.0---
13.
 
Panasonic G1Y----mini2.0---
14.
 
Sony HX95-stereomono--micro2.0YYY
15.
 
Sony WX800-stereomono--micro2.0YY-
16.
 
Sony HX90V-stereomono--micro2.0YY-
17.
 
Sony HX400VYstereomono--micro2.0YY-

It is notable that the G3 has a hotshoe, while the HX99 does not. This socket makes it possible to easily attach optional accessories, such as an external flash gun.

The HX99 is a recent model that features in the current product line-up of Sony. In contrast, the G3 has been discontinued (but can be found pre-owned on eBay). As a replacement in the same line of cameras, the G3 was succeeded by the Panasonic G5. Further information on the two cameras (e.g. user guides, manuals), as well as related accessories, can be found on the official Panasonic and Sony websites.

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Review summary

So how do things add up? Is there a clear favorite between the Panasonic G3 and the Sony HX99? Which camera is better? The listing below highlights the relative strengths of the two models.

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Reasons to prefer the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3:

  • Better moiré control: Has an anti-alias filter to avoid artificial patterns to appear in images.
  • Better image quality: Features bigger pixels on a larger sensor for higher quality imaging.
  • Richer colors: The pixel size advantage translates into images with better, more accurate colors.
  • More dynamic range: Larger pixels capture a wider spectrum of light and dark details.
  • Better low-light sensitivity: Larger pixels means good image quality even under poor lighting.
  • More detailed viewfinder: Has higher resolution electronic viewfinder (1440k vs 638k dots).
  • More flexible LCD: Has a swivel screen for odd-angle shots in portrait or landscape orientation.
  • Faster shutter: Has higher mechanical shutter speed (1/4000s vs 1/2000s) to freeze action.
  • More flexible: Accepts interchangeable lenses, so that lens characteristics can be altered.
  • Better lighting: Features a hotshoe and can thus hold and trigger an external flash gun.
  • More heavily discounted: Has been available for much longer (launched in May 2011).

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Advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX99:

  • More detail: Has more megapixels (18 vs 15.8MP), which boosts linear resolution by 7%.
  • Maximized detail: Lacks an anti-alias filter to exploit the sensor's full resolution potential.
  • Better video: Provides higher definition movie capture (4K/30p vs 1080/60i).
  • More detailed LCD: Has a higher resolution rear screen (922k vs 460k dots).
  • Faster burst: Shoots at higher frequency (10 vs 4 flaps/sec) to capture the decisive moment.
  • Ready to shoot: Has an integrated lens, whereas the G3 necessitates an extra lens.
  • More compact: Is smaller (102x58mm vs 115x84mm) and will fit more readily into a bag.
  • Less heavy: Has a lower weight even though it has a lens built in (unlike the G3).
  • Longer lasting: Gets more shots (370 versus 270) out of a single battery charge.
  • Easier travel charging: Can be conveniently charged via its USB port.
  • Sharper images: Has stabilization technology built-in to reduce the impact of hand-shake.
  • Easier file upload: Has wifi built in for automatic backup or image transfer to the web.
  • Easier device pairing: Supports NFC for fast wireless image transfer over short distances.
  • Easier wireless transfer: Supports Bluetooth for image sharing without cables.
  • Faster buffer clearing: Has an SD card interface that supports the UHS-I standard.
  • More affordable: Was introduced at a lower price, despite coming with a built-in lens.
  • More modern: Reflects 7 years and 3 months of technical progress since the G3 launch.

If the number of relative strengths (bullet points above) is taken as a guide, the HX99 is the clear winner of the contest (17 : 11 points). However, the relative importance of the various individual camera aspects will vary according to personal preferences and needs, so that you might like to apply corresponding weights to the particular features before making a decision on a new camera. A professional wedding photographer will view the differences between cameras in a way that diverges from the perspective of a travel photog, and a person interested in cityscapes has distinct needs from a macro shooter. Hence, the decision which camera is best and worth buying is often a very personal one.

G3 11:17 HX99

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Panasonic G3 and the Sony HX99 place the cameras among the top in their class? Find out in the latest Best Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera and Best Superzoom 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 remains partial and cannot reveal, for example, the shooting experience and imaging performance when actually working with the G3 or the HX99. User reviews that are available, for instance, at amazon can sometimes shed light on these issues, but such feedback is all too often partial, inconsistent, and inaccurate.

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.
 
Panasonic G33/5+ +75/1004.5/55/5 May 2011 599 i
2.
 
Sony HX99......4/54.5/5 Aug 2018 449 i
3.
 
Canon SX730..+..4/54/5 Apr 2017 399 i
4.
 
Panasonic G64/5+ +..5/54.5/5 Apr 2013 599 i
5.
 
Panasonic GF6..+ +..4.5/54.5/5 Apr 2013 499 i
6.
 
Panasonic G53/5+ +..4.5/54.5/5 Jul 2012 599 i
7.
 
Panasonic GF33/582/10071/1004.5/54/5 Jun 2011 549 i
8.
 
Panasonic GX13/5+77/1004.5/54.5/5 Nov 2011 699 i
9.
 
Panasonic G103/5..70/1004/54/5 Mar 2010 499 i
10.
 
Panasonic G2....72/1004/54.5/5 Mar 2010 599 i
11.
 
Panasonic GF23/582/10070/1004.5/54.5/5 Nov 2010 549 i
12.
 
Panasonic GH25/5+ +79/1004.5/55/5 Sep 2010 899 i
13.
 
Panasonic G1..+ +70/1004/54.5/5 Sep 2008 599 i
14.
 
Sony HX95.......... Aug 2018 429 i
15.
 
Sony WX800.......... Oct 2018 399 i
16.
 
Sony HX90V4/5+ +..4/54.5/5 Apr 2015 429 i
17.
 
Sony HX400V4/5+ +..4/54/5 Feb 2014 499 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. Hence, a score should always be seen in the context of the camera's market launch date and its price, and rating-comparisons among cameras that span long time periods or concern very differently equipped models make little sense. Also, kindly note that some of the listed sites have over time developped their review approaches and their reporting style.

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    Specifications: Panasonic G3 vs Sony HX99

    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 G3 Sony HX99
    Camera Type Mirrorless system camera Fixed lens compact camera
    Camera Lens Micro Four Thirds lenses 24-720mm f/3.5-6.4
    Launch Date May 2011 August 2018
    Launch Price USD 599 USD 449
    Sensor Specs Panasonic G3 Sony HX99
    Sensor Technology CMOS CMOS
    Sensor Format Four Thirds Sensor 1/2.3" Sensor
    Sensor Size 17.3 x 13.0 mm 6.17 x 4.55 mm
    Sensor Area 224.9 mm2 28.0735 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 21.6 mm 7.7 mm
    Crop Factor 2.0x 5.6x
    Sensor Resolution 15.8 Megapixels 18 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 4592 x 3448 pixels 4896 x 3672 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 3.77 μm 1.25 μm
    Pixel Density 7.04 MP/cm2 64.04 MP/cm2
    Moiré control Anti-Alias filter no AA filter
    Movie Capability 1080/60i Video 4K/30p Video
    ISO Setting 160 - 6,400 ISO 80 - 3,200 ISO
    ISO Boost no Enhancement 80 - 6,400 ISO
    Image Processor Venus FHD BIONZ X
    DXO Sensor Quality (score) 56 ..
    DXO Color Depth (bits) 21.0 ..
    DXO Dynamic Range (EV) 10.6 ..
    DXO Low Light (ISO) 667 ..
    Screen Specs Panasonic G3 Sony HX99
    Viewfinder Type Electronic viewfinder Electronic viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 100% 100%
    Viewfinder Magnification 0.70x
    Viewfinder Resolution 1440k dots 638k dots
    LCD Framing Live View Live View
    Rear LCD Size 3.0inch 3.0inch
    LCD Resolution 460k dots 922k dots
    LCD Attachment Swivel screen Tilting screen
    Touch Input Touchscreen Touchscreen
    Shooting Specs Panasonic G3 Sony HX99
    Focus System Contrast-detect AF Contrast-detect AF
    Continuous Shooting 4 shutter flaps/s 10 shutter flaps/s
    Fill Flash Built-in Flash Built-in Flash
    Storage Medium SDXC cards MS or SDXC cards
    Second Storage Option Single card slot Single card slot
    UHS card support no UHS-I
    Connectivity Specs Panasonic G3 Sony HX99
    External Flash Hotshoe no Hotshoe
    USB Connector USB 2.0 USB 2.0
    HDMI Port mini HDMI micro HDMI
    Wifi Support no Wifi Wifi built-in
    Near-Field Communication no NFC NFC built-in
    Bluetooth Support no Bluetooth Bluetooth built-in
    Body Specs Panasonic G3 Sony HX99
    Battery Type DMW-BLD10 NP-BX1
    Battery Life (CIPA)270 shots per charge370 shots per charge
    In-Camera Charging no USB charging USB charging
    Body Dimensions 115 x 84 x 47 mm
    (4.5 x 3.3 x 1.9 in)
    102 x 58 x 36 mm
    (4.0 x 2.3 x 1.4 in)
    Camera Weight 336 g (11.9 oz) 242 g (8.5 oz)

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