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Panasonic GX1 vs Sony A7

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 and the Sony Alpha A7 are two enthusiast cameras that were officially introduced, respectively, in November 2011 and October 2013. Both the GX1 and the A7 are mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras that are based on a Four Thirds (GX1) and a full frame (A7) sensor. The Panasonic has a resolution of 15.8 megapixels, whereas the Sony provides 24 MP.

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

Headline Specifications
Panasonic GX1 versus Sony A7
Panasonic GX1 Sony A7
Mirrorless system camera Mirrorless system camera
Micro Four Thirds lenses Sony E mount lenses
15.8 MP, Four Thirds Sensor 24 MP, Full Frame Sensor
1080/60p Video 1080/60p Video
ISO 160-12,800 ISO 100-25,600 (50 - 51,200)
Viewfinder optional Electronic viewfinder (2400k dots)
3.0 LCD, 460k dots 3.0 LCD, 1230k dots
Fixed touchscreen Tilting screen (not touch-sensitive)
4.2 shutter flaps per second 5 shutter flaps per second
not weather sealedWeathersealed body
320 shots per battery charge340 shots per battery charge
116 x 68 x 39 mm, 318 g 127 x 94 x 48 mm, 474 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 and the Sony Alpha A7? 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 GX1 and the Sony A7 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.

Size Panasonic GX1 vs Sony A7
Compare GX1 versus A7 top
Comparison GX1 or A7 rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Sony A7 is considerably larger (51 percent) than the Panasonic GX1. Moreover, the A7 is substantially heavier (49 percent) than the GX1. It is noteworthy in this context that the A7 is splash and dust-proof, while the GX1 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 Micro Four Thirds Lens Catalog (GX1) and the Sony FE Lens Catalog (A7). Mirrorless cameras, such as the two under consideration, have the additional advantage of having a short flange to focal plane distance, which makes it possible to mount many lenses from other systems onto the camera via adapters.

Concerning battery life, the GX1 gets 320 shots out of its DMW-BLD10 battery, while the A7 can take 340 images on a single charge of its NP-FW50 power pack. The power pack in the A7 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 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 GX1 116 mm 68 mm 39 mm 318 g 320 n Nov 2011 699i
2.
 
Sony A7 127 mm 94 mm 48 mm 474 g 340 Y Oct 2013 1,699i
3.
 
Panasonic G6 122 mm 85 mm 71 mm 390 g 340 n Apr 2013 599i
4.
 
Panasonic GM1 99 mm 55 mm 30 mm 204 g 230 n Oct 2013 749i
5.
 
Panasonic G5 120 mm 83 mm 71 mm 396 g 320 n Jul 2012 599i
6.
 
Panasonic GF5 108 mm 67 mm 37 mm 267 g 360 n Apr 2012 499i
7.
 
Panasonic G3 115 mm 84 mm 47 mm 336 g 270 n May 2011 599i
8.
 
Panasonic GF3 108 mm 67 mm 32 mm 264 g 300 n Jun 2011 549i
9.
 
Panasonic G2 124 mm 84 mm 74 mm 428 g 360 n Mar 2010 599i
10.
 
Panasonic GF2 113 mm 68 mm 33 mm 310 g 300 n Nov 2010 549i
11.
 
Panasonic GH2 124 mm 90 mm 76 mm 442 g 330 n Sep 2010 899i
12.
 
Panasonic GF1 119 mm 71 mm 36 mm 385 g 380 n Sep 2009 749i
13.
 
Sony A7 II 127 mm 96 mm 60 mm 599 g 350 Y Nov 2014 1,999i
14.
 
Sony A7S 127 mm 94 mm 48 mm 489 g 380 Y Apr 2014 2,499i
15.
 
Sony A7R 127 mm 94 mm 48 mm 465 g 340 Y Oct 2013 2,299i
16.
 
Sony RX1R 113 mm 65 mm 70 mm 482 g 270 n Jun 2013 2,799i
17.
 
Sony RX1 113 mm 65 mm 70 mm 482 g 270 n Sep 2012 2,799i
Notes: Measurements and pricing do not include easily detachable parts, such as add-on or interchangeable lenses or optional viewfinders.

Any camera decision will obviously take relative prices into account. 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 GX1 was launched at a markedly lower price (by 59 percent) than the A7, 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.

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Sensor comparison

The imaging sensor is at the core of digital cameras and its size is one of the main determining factors of image quality. A large sensor will generally have larger individual pixels that offer better low-light sensitivity, provide wider dynamic range, and have 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 are more costly to manufacture and tend to lead to bigger and heavier cameras and lenses.

Of the two cameras under consideration, the Panasonic GX1 features a Four Thirds sensor and the Sony A7 a full frame sensor. The sensor area in the A7 is 280 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 GX1 has a native 4:3 aspect ratio, while the one in the A7 offers a 3:2 aspect.

Panasonic GX1 and Sony A7 sensor measures

With 24MP, the A7 offers a higher resolution than the GX1 (15.8MP), but the A7 nevertheless has larger individual pixels (pixel pitch of 5.97μm versus 3.77μm for the GX1) due to its larger sensor. Moreover, the A7 is a somewhat more recent model (by 1 year and 11 months) than the GX1, and its sensor might have benefitted from technological advances during this time that further enhance the light gathering capacity of its pixel-units.

The resolution advantage of the Sony A7 implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the A7 for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 30 x 20 inches or 76.2 x 50.8 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 24 x 16 inches or 61 x 40.6 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 20 x 13.3 inches or 50.8 x 33.9 cm. The corresponding values for the Panasonic GX1 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 A7 has on-sensor phase detect pixels, which results in fast and reliable autofocus acquisition even during live view operation.

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 has a native sensitivity range from ISO 160 to ISO 12800. The corresponding ISO settings for the Sony Alpha A7 are ISO 100 to ISO 25600, with the possibility to increase the ISO range to 50-51200.

GX1 versus A7 MP

Since 2007, DXO Mark has published sensor performance measurements that have been derived using a consistent methodology. 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"). Of the two cameras under consideration, the A7 offers substantially better image quality than the GX1 (overall score 35 points higher). The advantage is based on 4 bits higher color depth, 3.6 EV in additional dynamic range, and 1.7 stops in additional low light sensitivity. 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 GX1 Four Thirds 15.8 4592 34481080/60p20.810.670355
2.
 
Sony A7 Full Frame 24.0 6000 40001080/60p24.814.2224890
3.
 
Panasonic G6 Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34561080/60p21.311.563961
4.
 
Panasonic GM1 Four Thirds 15.8 4592 34481080/60i22.311.766066
5.
 
Panasonic G5 Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34561080/60p........
6.
 
Panasonic GF5 Four Thirds 12.0 4000 30001080/60i21.411.661861
7.
 
Panasonic G3 Four Thirds 15.8 4592 34481080/60i21.010.666756
8.
 
Panasonic GF3 Four Thirds 12.0 4000 30001080/60i20.610.045849
9.
 
Panasonic G2 Four Thirds 12.0 4000 3000720/30p21.210.349353
10.
 
Panasonic GF2 Four Thirds 12.0 4000 30001080/60i21.210.350654
11.
 
Panasonic GH2 Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34561080/60i21.211.365560
12.
 
Panasonic GF1 Four Thirds 12.0 4000 3000720/30p21.210.351354
13.
 
Sony A7 II Full Frame 24.0 6000 40001080/60p24.913.6244990
14.
 
Sony A7S Full Frame 12.0 4240 28321080/60p23.913.2370287
15.
 
Sony A7R Full Frame 36.2 7360 49121080/60p25.614.1274695
16.
 
Sony RX1R Full Frame 24.0 6000 40001080/60p25.013.6253791
17.
 
Sony RX1 Full Frame 24.0 6000 40001080/60p25.114.3253493

Many modern cameras are not only capable of taking still images, but can also record movies. The two cameras under consideration both have sensors whose read-out speed is fast enough to capture moving pictures, and both provide the same movie specifications (1080/60p).

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Feature comparison

Apart from body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a variety of features. For example, the A7 has an electronic viewfinder (2400k dots), which can be very helpful when shooting in bright sunlight. In contrast, the GX1 relies on live view and the rear LCD for framing. That said, the GX1 can be equipped with an optional viewfinder – the DMW-LVF2. The table below summarizes some of the other core capabilities of the Panasonic GX1 and Sony A7 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 GX1optional n 3.0 460 fixed Y 1/4000s 4.2 Y n
2.
 
Sony A72400 n 3.0 1230 tilting n 1/8000s 5.0 n n
3.
 
Panasonic G61440 n 3.0 1036 swivel Y 1/4000s 7.0 Y n
4.
 
Panasonic GM1none n 3.0 1036 fixed Y 1/500s 5.0 Y n
5.
 
Panasonic G51440 n 3.0 920 swivel Y 1/4000s 6.0 Y n
6.
 
Panasonic GF5none n 3.0 920 fixed Y 1/4000s 4.0 Y n
7.
 
Panasonic G31440 n 3.0 460 swivel Y 1/4000s 4.0 Y n
8.
 
Panasonic GF3none n 3.0 460 fixed Y 1/4000s 3.2 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 GH21534 n 3.0 460 swivel n 1/4000s 3.0 Y n
12.
 
Panasonic GF1optional n 3.0 460 fixed n 1/4000s 3.0 Y n
13.
 
Sony A7 II2400 n 3.0 1230 tilting n 1/8000s 5.0 n Y
14.
 
Sony A7S2400 n 3.0 921 tilting n 1/8000s 5.0 n n
15.
 
Sony A7R2400 n 3.0 1230 tilting n 1/8000s 4.0 n n
16.
 
Sony RX1Roptional n 3.0 1229 fixed n 1/4000s 5.0 Y n
17.
 
Sony RX1optional n 3.0 1229 fixed n 1/4000s 5.0 Y n

One difference between the cameras concerns the presence of an on-board flash. The GX1 has one, while the A7 does not. While the built-in flash of the GX1 is not very powerful, it can at times be useful as a fill-in light.

The GX1 writes its imaging data to SDXC cards, while the A7 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-GX1 and Sony Alpha A7 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 GX1Ystereomono--mini2.0---
2.
 
Sony A7YstereomonoYYmicro2.0YY-
3.
 
Panasonic G6YstereomonoY-mini2.0YY-
4.
 
Panasonic GM1-stereomono--micro2.0Y--
5.
 
Panasonic G5Ystereomono--mini2.0---
6.
 
Panasonic GF5-stereomono--mini2.0---
7.
 
Panasonic G3Ystereomono--mini2.0---
8.
 
Panasonic GF3-stereomono--mini2.0---
9.
 
Panasonic G2Ystereomono--mini2.0---
10.
 
Panasonic GF2Ystereomono--mini2.0---
11.
 
Panasonic GH2YstereomonoY-mini2.0---
12.
 
Panasonic GF1Ymonomono--mini2.0---
13.
 
Sony A7 IIYstereomonoYYmicro2.0YY-
14.
 
Sony A7SYstereomonoYYmicro2.0YY-
15.
 
Sony A7RYstereomonoYYmicro2.0YY-
16.
 
Sony RX1RYstereomonoY-mini2.0---
17.
 
Sony RX1YstereomonoY-mini2.0---

It is notable that the A7 offers wifi support, which can be a very convenient means to transfer image data to an off-camera location. In contrast, the GX1 does not provide wifi capability.

Both the GX1 and the A7 have been discontinued, but can regularly be found used on eBay. The GX1 was replaced by the Panasonic GX7, while the A7 was followed by the Sony A7 II. 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 GX1 and the Sony A7? Which camera is better? The listing below highlights the relative strengths of the two models.

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Advantages of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1:

  • Fewer buttons to press: Is equipped with a touch-sensitive rear screen to facilitate handling.
  • More compact: Is smaller (116x68mm vs 127x94mm) and thus needs less room in the bag.
  • Less heavy: Is lighter (by 156g or 33 percent) and hence easier to carry around.
  • Easier fill-in: Is equipped with a small onboard flash to brighten deep shadow areas.
  • More affordable: Was introduced into a lower priced category (59 percent cheaper at launch).
  • More heavily discounted: Has been on the market for longer (launched in November 2011).

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Reasons to prefer the Sony Alpha A7:

  • More detail: Has more megapixels (24 vs 15.8MP), which boosts linear resolution by 26%.
  • Better image quality: Scores substantially higher (35 points) in the DXO overall evaluation.
  • Richer colors: Generates noticeably more natural colors (4 bits more color depth).
  • More dynamic range: Captures a broader range of light and dark details (3.6 EV of extra DR).
  • Better low-light sensitivity: Can shoot in dim conditions (1.7 stops ISO advantage).
  • Better live-view autofocus: Features on-sensor phase-detection for more confident autofocus.
  • Better sound: Can connect to an external microphone for higher quality sound recording.
  • Better sound control: Has a headphone port that enables audio monitoring while recording.
  • Easier framing: Has an electronic viewfinder for image composition and settings control.
  • More detailed LCD: Has a higher resolution rear screen (1230k vs 460k dots).
  • More flexible LCD: Has a tilting screen for odd-angle shots in landscape orientation.
  • Faster shutter: Has higher mechanical shutter speed (1/8000s vs 1/4000s) to freeze action.
  • Faster burst: Shoots at higher frequency (5 vs 4.2 flaps/sec) to capture the decisive moment.
  • Easier travel charging: Can be conveniently charged via its USB port.
  • Better sealing: Is splash and dust sealed for shooting in inclement weather conditions.
  • 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.
  • More modern: Was introduced somewhat (1 year and 11 months) more recently.

If the count of individual advantages (bullet points above) is taken as a guide, the A7 is the clear winner of the contest (18 : 6 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 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.

GX1 06:18 A7

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Panasonic GX1 and the Sony A7 place the cameras among the top in their class? Find out in the latest Best Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera listing 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 remains incomplete and does no justice, for example, to the way the GX1 or the A7 perform in practice. 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.
 
Panasonic GX13/5+77/1004.5/54.5/5 Nov 2011 699i
2.
 
Sony A75/5+ +80/1005/55/5 Oct 2013 1,699i
3.
 
Panasonic G64/5+ +..5/54.5/5 Apr 2013 599i
4.
 
Panasonic GM13/5+78/1005/54.5/5 Oct 2013 749i
5.
 
Panasonic G53/5+ +..4.5/54.5/5 Jul 2012 599i
6.
 
Panasonic GF53/5....4.5/54.5/5 Apr 2012 499i
7.
 
Panasonic G33/5+ +75/1004.5/55/5 May 2011 599i
8.
 
Panasonic GF33/582/10071/1004.5/54/5 Jun 2011 549i
9.
 
Panasonic G2....72/1004/54.5/5 Mar 2010 599i
10.
 
Panasonic GF23/582/10070/1004.5/54.5/5 Nov 2010 549i
11.
 
Panasonic GH25/5+ +79/1004.5/55/5 Sep 2010 899i
12.
 
Panasonic GF1..85/10069/1004.5/54.5/5 Sep 2009 749i
13.
 
Sony A7 II5/5+82/1004.5/55/5 Nov 2014 1,999i
14.
 
Sony A7S4/5..86/1004.5/55/5 Apr 2014 2,499i
15.
 
Sony A7R5/5+ +82/1004.5/55/5 Oct 2013 2,299i
16.
 
Sony RX1R5/5....4/54.5/5 Jun 2013 2,799i
17.
 
Sony RX15/5..79/1004/54.5/5 Sep 2012 2,799i
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. Hence, a score should always be seen in the context of the camera's market launch date and its price, and comparisons of ratings among very different cameras or across long time periods have little meaning. It should also be noted that some of the review sites have over time altered the way they render their verdicts.

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    Specifications: Panasonic GX1 vs Sony A7

    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 GX1 Sony A7
    Camera Type Mirrorless system camera Mirrorless system camera
    Camera Lens Micro Four Thirds lenses Sony E mount lenses
    Launch Date November 2011 October 2013
    Launch Price USD 699 USD 1,699
    Sensor Specs Panasonic GX1 Sony A7
    Sensor Technology CMOS CMOS
    Sensor Format Four Thirds Sensor Full Frame Sensor
    Sensor Size 17.3 x 13.0 mm 35.8 x 23.9 mm
    Sensor Area 224.9 mm2 855.62 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 21.6 mm 43 mm
    Crop Factor 2.0x 1.0x
    Sensor Resolution 15.8 Megapixels 24 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 4592 x 3448 pixels 6000 x 4000 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 3.77 μm 5.97 μm
    Pixel Density 7.04 MP/cm2 2.80 MP/cm2
    Moiré control Anti-Alias filter Anti-Alias filter
    Movie Capability 1080/60p Video 1080/60p Video
    ISO Setting 160 - 12,800 ISO 100 - 25,600 ISO
    ISO Boost no Enhancement 50 - 51,200 ISO
    Image Processor Venus FHD BIONZ X
    DXO Sensor Quality (score) 55 90
    DXO Color Depth (bits) 20.8 24.8
    DXO Dynamic Range (EV) 10.6 14.2
    DXO Low Light (ISO) 703 2248
    Screen Specs Panasonic GX1 Sony A7
    Viewfinder Type Viewfinder optional Electronic viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 100%
    Viewfinder Magnification 0.71x
    Viewfinder Resolution 2400k dots
    LCD Framing Live View Live View
    Rear LCD Size 3.0inch 3.0inch
    LCD Resolution 460k dots 1230k dots
    LCD Attachment Fixed screen Tilting screen
    Touch Input Touchscreen no Touchscreen
    Shooting Specs Panasonic GX1 Sony A7
    Focus System Contrast-detect AF On-Sensor Phase-detect
    Manual Focusing AidFocus PeakingFocus Peaking
    Max Shutter Speed (mechanical) 1/4000s 1/8000s
    Continuous Shooting 4.2 shutter flaps/s 5 shutter flaps/s
    Fill Flash Build-in Flash no On-Board 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 GX1 Sony A7
    External Flash Hotshoe Hotshoe
    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
    Near-Field Communication no NFC NFC built-in
    Body Specs Panasonic GX1 Sony A7
    Environmental Sealingnot weather sealedWeathersealed body
    Battery Type DMW-BLD10 NP-FW50
    Battery Life (CIPA)320 shots per charge340 shots per charge
    In-Camera Charging no USB charging USB charging
    Body Dimensions 116 x 68 x 39 mm
    (4.6 x 2.7 x 1.5 in)
    127 x 94 x 48 mm
    (5.0 x 3.7 x 1.9 in)
    Camera Weight 318 g (11.2 oz) 474 g (16.7 oz)

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