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Panasonic G5 vs Sony HX99

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 are two digital cameras that were revealed to the public, respectively, in July 2012 and August 2018. The G5 is a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, while the HX99 is a fixed lens compact. The cameras are based on a Four Thirds (G5) and a 1/2.3-inch (HX99) sensor. The Panasonic has a resolution of 15.9 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 G5
versus
Sony HX99
Panasonic G5 Sony HX99
Mirrorless system camera Fixed lens compact camera
Micro Four Thirds lenses 24-720mm f/3.5-6.4
15.9 MP, Four Thirds Sensor 18 MP, 1/2.3" Sensor
1080/60p Video 4K/30p Video
ISO 160-12,800 ISO 80-3,200 (80 - 6,400)
Electronic viewfinder (1440k dots) Electronic viewfinder (638k dots)
3.0 LCD, 920k dots 3.0 LCD, 922k dots
Swivel touchscreen Tilting touchscreen
6 shutter flaps per second 10 shutter flaps per second
320 shots per battery charge370 shots per battery charge
120 x 83 x 71 mm, 396 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-G5 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

The physical size and weight of the Panasonic G5 and the Sony HX99 are illustrated in the side-by-side display below. 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 measures are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

The G5 can be obtained in two different colors (black, silver), while the HX99 is only available in black.

Size Panasonic G5 vs Sony HX99
Compare G5 versus HX99 top
Comparison G5 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 (41 percent) than the Panasonic G5. In this context, it is worth noting that neither the G5 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 G5 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 G5 and their specifications in the Micro Four Thirds Lens Catalog.

Concerning battery life, the G5 gets 320 shots out of its DMW-BLC12 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 table below summarizes the key physical specs of the two cameras alongside a broader set of comparators. 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 G5 120 mm 83 mm 71 mm 396 g 320 n Jul 2012 599 i
2.
 
Sony HX99 102 mm 58 mm 36 mm 242 g 370 n Aug 2018 449 i
3.
 
Canon G9 X Mark II 98 mm 58 mm 31 mm 206 g 235 n Jan 2017 529 i
4.
 
Canon 100D 117 mm 91 mm 69 mm 407 g 380 n Mar 2013 549 i
5.
 
Fujifilm X-M1 117 mm 67 mm 39 mm 330 g 350 n Jun 2013 699 i
6.
 
Panasonic GX800 107 mm 65 mm 33 mm 269 g 210 n Jan 2017 549 i
7.
 
Panasonic G7 125 mm 86 mm 77 mm 410 g 350 n May 2015 649 i
8.
 
Panasonic G6 122 mm 85 mm 71 mm 390 g 340 n Apr 2013 599 i
9.
 
Panasonic GF6 111 mm 65 mm 38 mm 323 g 340 n Apr 2013 499 i
10.
 
Panasonic GM1 99 mm 55 mm 30 mm 204 g 230 n Oct 2013 749 i
11.
 
Panasonic GX7 123 mm 71 mm 55 mm 402 g 350 n Aug 2013 999 i
12.
 
Panasonic G3 115 mm 84 mm 47 mm 336 g 270 n May 2011 599 i
13.
 
Panasonic GX1 116 mm 68 mm 39 mm 318 g 320 n Nov 2011 699 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.

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 HX99 was launched at a lower price than the G5, despite having a lens built in. 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. Then, after the new model is out, very good deals can frequently be found on the pre-owned market.

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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. 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 are more costly to manufacture and tend to lead to bigger and heavier cameras and lenses.

Of the two cameras under consideration, the Panasonic G5 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.

Panasonic G5 and Sony HX99 sensor measures

Despite having a smaller sensor, the HX99 offers a higher resolution of 18 megapixels, compared with 15.9 MP of the G5. 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 3.76μm for the G5). However, it should be noted that the HX99 is much more recent (by 6 years and 1 month) than the G5, 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 G5 are 23 x 17.3 inches or 58.5 x 43.9 cm for good quality, 18.4 x 13.8 inches or 46.8 x 35.1 cm for very good quality, and 15.4 x 11.5 inches or 39 x 29.3 cm for excellent quality prints.

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 has a native sensitivity range from ISO 160 to ISO 12800. 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.

G5 versus HX99 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 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 G5 Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34561080/60p...... ..
2.
 
Sony HX99 1/2.3 18.0 4896 36724K/30p...... ..
3.
 
Canon G9 X Mark II 1-inch 20.0 5472 36481080/60p21.912.5522 65
4.
 
Canon 100D APS-C 17.9 5184 34561080/30p21.811.3843 63
5.
 
Fujifilm X-M1 APS-C 16.0 4896 32641080/30p...... ..
6.
 
Panasonic GX800 Four Thirds 15.8 4592 34484K/30p23.213.3586 73
7.
 
Panasonic G7 Four Thirds 15.8 4592 34484K/30p...... ..
8.
 
Panasonic G6 Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34561080/60p21.311.5639 61
9.
 
Panasonic GF6 Four Thirds 15.8 4592 34481080/60i20.710.6622 54
10.
 
Panasonic GM1 Four Thirds 15.8 4592 34481080/60i22.311.7660 66
11.
 
Panasonic GX7 Four Thirds 15.8 4592 34481080/60p22.612.2718 70
12.
 
Panasonic G3 Four Thirds 15.8 4592 34481080/60i21.010.6667 56
13.
 
Panasonic GX1 Four Thirds 15.8 4592 34481080/60p20.810.6703 55
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 are not only capable of taking still images, but also of capturing video footage. Both cameras under consideration are equipped with sensors that have a sufficiently high read-out speed for moving images, but the HX99 provides a better video resolution than the G5. It can shoot movie footage at 4K/30p, while the Panasonic is limited to 1080/60p.

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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 G5 offers a substantially higher resolution than the one in the HX99 (1440k vs 638k dots). The following table reports on some other key feature differences and similarities of the Panasonic G5, the Sony HX99, and comparable 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 G51440 n 3.0 920 swivel Y 1/4000s 6.0 Y n
2.
 
Sony HX99638 n 3.0 922 tilting Y 1/2000s 10.0 Y Y
3.
 
Canon G9 X Mark IInone n 3.0 1040 fixed Y 1/2000s 8.2 Y Y
4.
 
Canon 100Doptical n 3.0 1040 fixed Y 1/4000s 4.9 Y n
5.
 
Fujifilm X-M1none n 3.0 920 tilting n 1/4000s 5.6 Y n
6.
 
Panasonic GX800none n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/500s 10.0 Y n
7.
 
Panasonic G72360 n 3.0 1040 swivel Y 1/4000s 7.0 Y n
8.
 
Panasonic G61440 n 3.0 1036 swivel Y 1/4000s 7.0 Y n
9.
 
Panasonic GF6none n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 4.2 Y n
10.
 
Panasonic GM1none n 3.0 1036 fixed Y 1/500s 5.0 Y n
11.
 
Panasonic GX72760 n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/8000s 5.0 Y Y
12.
 
Panasonic G31440 n 3.0 460 swivel Y 1/4000s 4.0 Y n
13.
 
Panasonic GX1optional n 3.0 460 fixed Y 1/4000s 4.2 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 G5 writes its imaging data to SDXC cards, while the HX99 uses SDXC or Memory Stick PRO Duo cards. Both cameras can use UHS-I cards, which provide for Ultra High Speed data transfer of up to 104 MB/s.

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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-G5 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 G5Ystereomono--mini2.0---
2.
 
Sony HX99-stereomono--micro2.0YYY
3.
 
Canon G9 X Mark II-stereomono--micro2.0YYY
4.
 
Canon 100DYmonomonoY-mini2.0---
5.
 
Fujifilm X-M1Ystereomono--mini2.0Y--
6.
 
Panasonic GX800-stereomono--micro2.0Y--
7.
 
Panasonic G7YstereomonoY-micro2.0Y--
8.
 
Panasonic G6YstereomonoY-mini2.0YY-
9.
 
Panasonic GF6-stereomono--mini2.0YY-
10.
 
Panasonic GM1-stereomono--micro2.0Y--
11.
 
Panasonic GX7Ystereomono--mini2.0YY-
12.
 
Panasonic G3Ystereomono--mini2.0---
13.
 
Panasonic GX1Ystereomono--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 G5 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 G5 has been discontinued (but can be found pre-owned on eBay). As a replacement in the same line of cameras, the G5 was succeeded by the Panasonic G6. 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? Which of the two cameras – the Panasonic G5 or the Sony HX99 – has the upper hand? Is one clearly better than the other? A synthesis of the relative strong points of each of the models is listed below.

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Arguments in favor of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5:

  • 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 July 2012).

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Reasons to prefer the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX99:

  • More detail: Has more megapixels (18 vs 15.9MP), which boosts linear resolution by 6%.
  • 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 1080/60p).
  • Faster burst: Shoots at higher frequency (10 vs 6 flaps/sec) to capture the decisive moment.
  • Ready to shoot: Has an integrated lens, whereas the G5 necessitates an extra lens.
  • More compact: Is smaller (102x58mm vs 120x83mm) and will fit more readily into a bag.
  • Less heavy: Has a lower weight even though it has a lens built in (unlike the G5).
  • Longer lasting: Gets more shots (370 versus 320) 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.
  • More affordable: Was introduced at a lower price, despite coming with a built-in lens.
  • More modern: Reflects 6 years and 1 month of technical progress since the G5 launch.

If the count of individual advantages (bullet points above) is taken as a guide, the HX99 is the clear winner of the contest (15 : 11 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 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.

G5 11:15 HX99

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Panasonic G5 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 specs-based evaluation of cameras can be instructive in revealing their potential as photographic tools, it remains partial and cannot reveal, for example, the shooting experience and imaging performance when actually working with the G5 or the HX99. 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 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 G53/5+ +..4.5/54.5/5 Jul 2012 599 i
2.
 
Sony HX99......4/54.5/5 Aug 2018 449 i
3.
 
Canon G9 X Mark II4/5..75/1004.5/54.5/5 Jan 2017 529 i
4.
 
Canon 100D4/5+78/1004/54/5 Mar 2013 549 i
5.
 
Fujifilm X-M13/5+77/1004.5/54.5/5 Jun 2013 699 i
6.
 
Panasonic GX800..+76/1004.5/54.5/5 Jan 2017 549 i
7.
 
Panasonic G74/5+ +80/1005/54.5/5 May 2015 649 i
8.
 
Panasonic G64/5+ +..5/54.5/5 Apr 2013 599 i
9.
 
Panasonic GF6..+ +..4.5/54.5/5 Apr 2013 499 i
10.
 
Panasonic GM13/5+78/1005/54.5/5 Oct 2013 749 i
11.
 
Panasonic GX74/5+79/1005/55/5 Aug 2013 999 i
12.
 
Panasonic G33/5+ +75/1004.5/55/5 May 2011 599 i
13.
 
Panasonic GX13/5+77/1004.5/54.5/5 Nov 2011 699 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.

Care should be taken when interpreting the review scores above, 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 rating-comparisons among cameras that span long time periods or concern very differently equipped models make little sense. Also, please note that some of the review sites have changed their methodology and reporting over time.

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    Specifications: Panasonic G5 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 G5 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 July 2012 August 2018
    Launch Price USD 599 USD 449
    Sensor Specs Panasonic G5 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 15.9 Megapixels 18 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 4608 x 3456 pixels 4896 x 3672 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 3.76 μm 1.25 μm
    Pixel Density 7.08 MP/cm2 64.04 MP/cm2
    Moiré control Anti-Alias filter no AA filter
    Movie Capability 1080/60p Video 4K/30p Video
    ISO Setting 160 - 12,800 ISO 80 - 3,200 ISO
    ISO Boost no Enhancement 80 - 6,400 ISO
    Image Processor Venus VII FHD BIONZ X
    Screen Specs Panasonic G5 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 920k dots 922k dots
    LCD Attachment Swivel screen Tilting screen
    Touch Input Touchscreen Touchscreen
    Shooting Specs Panasonic G5 Sony HX99
    Focus System Contrast-detect AF Contrast-detect AF
    Continuous Shooting 6 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 UHS-I UHS-I
    Connectivity Specs Panasonic G5 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 G5 Sony HX99
    Battery Type DMW-BLC12 NP-BX1
    Battery Life (CIPA)320 shots per charge370 shots per charge
    In-Camera Charging no USB charging USB charging
    Body Dimensions 120 x 83 x 71 mm
    (4.7 x 3.3 x 2.8 in)
    102 x 58 x 36 mm
    (4.0 x 2.3 x 1.4 in)
    Camera Weight 396 g (14.0 oz) 242 g (8.5 oz)

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