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Panasonic GX1 vs Sony HX90V

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V are two digital cameras that were officially introduced, respectively, in November 2011 and April 2015. The GX1 is a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, while the HX90V is a fixed lens compact. The cameras are based on a Four Thirds (GX1) and a 1/2.3-inch (HX90V) 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 GX1
versus
Sony HX90V
Panasonic GX1 Sony HX90V
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
1080/60p Video 1080/60p Video
ISO 160-12,800 ISO 80-3,200 (80 - 12,800)
Viewfinder optional Electronic viewfinder (638k dots)
3.0 LCD, 460k dots 3.0 LCD, 921k dots
Fixed touchscreen Tilting screen (not touch-sensitive)
4.2 shutter flaps per second 10 shutter flaps per second
320 shots per battery charge360 shots per battery charge
116 x 68 x 39 mm, 318 g 102 x 58 x 36 mm, 245 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V? 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 GX1 and the Sony HX90V. The two cameras are presented according to their relative size. Three consecutive perspectives from the front, the top, and the back are available. All size dimensions are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

Size Panasonic GX1 vs Sony HX90V
Compare GX1 versus HX90V top
Comparison GX1 or HX90V rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Sony HX90V is notably smaller (25 percent) than the Panasonic GX1. In this context, it is worth noting that neither the GX1 nor the HX90V are weather-sealed.

The above size and weight comparisons are to some extent incomplete and possibly misleading, as the HX90V has a lens built in, whereas the GX1 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 GX1 and their specifications in the Micro Four Thirds Lens Catalog.

Concerning battery life, the GX1 gets 320 shots out of its DMW-BLD10 battery, while the HX90V can take 360 images on a single charge of its NP-BX1 power pack. The power pack in the HX90V 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. In case you want to display and compare another camera duo, you can use the CAM-parator app to select your camera combination among a large number of options.

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Body Specifications
    Camera
Model
Camera
Width
Camera
Height
Camera
Depth
Camera
Weight
Battery
Life
Weather
Sealing
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Panasonic GX1 116 mm 68 mm 39 mm 318 g 320 n Nov 2011 699 i
2.
 
Sony HX90V 102 mm 58 mm 36 mm 245 g 360 n Apr 2015 429 i
3.
 
Canon SX720 110 mm 64 mm 36 mm 270 g 250 n Feb 2016 379 i
4.
 
Panasonic G6 122 mm 85 mm 71 mm 390 g 340 n Apr 2013 599 i
5.
 
Panasonic GM1 99 mm 55 mm 30 mm 204 g 230 n Oct 2013 749 i
6.
 
Panasonic G5 120 mm 83 mm 71 mm 396 g 320 n Jul 2012 599 i
7.
 
Panasonic GF5 108 mm 67 mm 37 mm 267 g 360 n Apr 2012 499 i
8.
 
Panasonic G3 115 mm 84 mm 47 mm 336 g 270 n May 2011 599 i
9.
 
Panasonic GF3 108 mm 67 mm 32 mm 264 g 300 n Jun 2011 549 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 GF1 119 mm 71 mm 36 mm 385 g 380 n Sep 2009 749 i
14.
 
Sony HX99 102 mm 58 mm 36 mm 242 g 370 n Aug 2018 449 i
15.
 
Sony HX95 102 mm 58 mm 36 mm 242 g 370 n Aug 2018 429 i
16.
 
Sony WX800 102 mm 58 mm 36 mm 233 g 370 n Oct 2018 399 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 manufacturer’s suggested retail prices give an idea on the placement of the camera in the maker’s lineup and the broader market. The HX90V was launched at a lower price than the GX1, 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. 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 GX1 features a Four Thirds sensor and the Sony HX90V a 1/2.3-inch sensor. The sensor area in the HX90V 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 GX1 and Sony HX90V sensor measures

Despite having a smaller sensor, the HX90V offers a higher resolution of 18 megapixels, compared with 15.8 MP of the GX1. 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 GX1). However, it should be noted that the HX90V is much more recent (by 3 years and 5 months) than the GX1, 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 HX90V has no anti-alias filter installed, so that it can capture all the detail its sensor resolves.

The resolution advantage of the Sony HX90V implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the HX90V 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 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 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 has a native sensitivity range from ISO 160 to ISO 12800. The corresponding ISO settings for the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V are ISO 80 to ISO 3200, with the possibility to increase the ISO range to 80-12800.

GX1 versus HX90V MP

Since 2007, DXO Mark has published sensor performance measurements that have been derived using a consistent methodology. This service assesses and scores the color depth ("DXO Portrait"), dynamic range ("DXO Landscape"), and low-light sensitivity ("DXO Sports") of camera sensors, and also publishes an overall camera score. 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 GX1 Four Thirds 15.8 4592 34481080/60p20.810.6703 55
2.
 
Sony HX90V 1/2.3 18.0 4896 36721080/60p...... ..
3.
 
Canon SX720 1/2.3 20.2 5184 38881080/60p...... ..
4.
 
Panasonic G6 Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34561080/60p21.311.5639 61
5.
 
Panasonic GM1 Four Thirds 15.8 4592 34481080/60i22.311.7660 66
6.
 
Panasonic G5 Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34561080/60p...... ..
7.
 
Panasonic GF5 Four Thirds 12.0 4000 30001080/60i21.411.6618 61
8.
 
Panasonic G3 Four Thirds 15.8 4592 34481080/60i21.010.6667 56
9.
 
Panasonic GF3 Four Thirds 12.0 4000 30001080/60i20.610.0458 49
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 GF1 Four Thirds 12.0 4000 3000720/30p21.210.3513 54
14.
 
Sony HX99 1/2.3 18.0 4896 36724K/30p...... ..
15.
 
Sony HX95 1/2.3 18.0 4896 36724K/30p...... ..
16.
 
Sony WX800 1/2.3 18.0 4896 36724K/30p...... ..
17.
 
Sony HX400V 1/2.3 20.2 5184 38881080/60p...... ..

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 range of features. For example, the HX90V has an electronic viewfinder (638k 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 adjacent table lists some of the other core features of the Panasonic GX1 and Sony HX90V 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 GX1optional n 3.0 460 fixed Y 1/4000s 4.2 Y n
2.
 
Sony HX90V638 n 3.0 921 tilting n 1/2000s 10.0 Y Y
3.
 
Canon SX720none n 3.0 922 fixed n 1/3200s 5.9 Y Y
4.
 
Panasonic G61440 n 3.0 1036 swivel Y 1/4000s 7.0 Y n
5.
 
Panasonic GM1none n 3.0 1036 fixed Y 1/500s 5.0 Y n
6.
 
Panasonic G51440 n 3.0 920 swivel Y 1/4000s 6.0 Y n
7.
 
Panasonic GF5none n 3.0 920 fixed Y 1/4000s 4.0 Y n
8.
 
Panasonic G31440 n 3.0 460 swivel Y 1/4000s 4.0 Y n
9.
 
Panasonic GF3none n 3.0 460 fixed Y 1/4000s 3.2 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 GF1optional n 3.0 460 fixed n 1/4000s 3.0 Y n
14.
 
Sony HX99638 n 3.0 922 tilting Y 1/2000s 10.0 Y Y
15.
 
Sony HX95638 n 3.0 922 tilting n 1/2000s 10.0 Y Y
16.
 
Sony WX800none n 3.0 922 tilting Y 1/2000s 10.0 Y Y
17.
 
Sony HX400V210 n 3.0 921 tilting n 1/4000s 10.0 Y Y

One differentiating feature between the two cameras concerns the touch sensitivity of the rear screen. The GX1 has a touchscreen, while the HX90V has a conventional panel. Touch control can be particularly helpful, for example, for setting the focus point.

The HX90V has an articulated screen that can be turned to be front-facing. This characteristic will be appreciated by vloggers and photographers who are interested in taking selfies. In contrast, the GX1 does not have a selfie-screen.

The GX1 writes its imaging data to SDXC cards, while the HX90V 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 Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V 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 HX90V-stereomono--micro2.0YY-
3.
 
Canon SX720-stereomono--micro2.0YY-
4.
 
Panasonic G6YstereomonoY-mini2.0YY-
5.
 
Panasonic GM1-stereomono--micro2.0Y--
6.
 
Panasonic G5Ystereomono--mini2.0---
7.
 
Panasonic GF5-stereomono--mini2.0---
8.
 
Panasonic G3Ystereomono--mini2.0---
9.
 
Panasonic GF3-stereomono--mini2.0---
10.
 
Panasonic G2Ystereomono--mini2.0---
11.
 
Panasonic GF2Ystereomono--mini2.0---
12.
 
Panasonic GH2YstereomonoY-mini2.0---
13.
 
Panasonic GF1Ymonomono--mini2.0---
14.
 
Sony HX99-stereomono--micro2.0YYY
15.
 
Sony HX95-stereomono--micro2.0YYY
16.
 
Sony WX800-stereomono--micro2.0YY-
17.
 
Sony HX400VYstereomono--micro2.0YY-

It is notable that the GX1 has a hotshoe, while the HX90V does not. This socket makes it possible to easily attach optional accessories, such as an external flash gun.

Travel and landscape photographers will find it useful that the HX90V has an internal geolocalization sensor and can record GPS coordinates in its EXIF data.

The HX90V is a recent model that features in the current product line-up of Sony. In contrast, the GX1 has been discontinued (but can be found pre-owned on eBay). As a replacement in the same line of cameras, the GX1 was succeeded by the Panasonic GX7. 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 GX1 or the Sony HX90V – has the upper hand? Is one clearly better than the other? The listing below highlights the relative strengths of the two models.

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Arguments in favor of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1:

  • 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.
  • Fewer buttons to press: Is equipped with a touch-sensitive rear screen to facilitate handling.
  • 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 November 2011).

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Advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V:

  • 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.
  • Easier framing: Has an electronic viewfinder for image composition and settings control.
  • More detailed LCD: Has a higher resolution rear screen (921k vs 460k dots).
  • More flexible LCD: Has a tilting screen for odd-angle shots in landscape orientation.
  • More selfie-friendly: Has an articulated screen that can be turned to be front-facing.
  • Faster burst: Shoots at higher frequency (10 vs 4.2 flaps/sec) to capture the decisive moment.
  • Ready to shoot: Has an integrated lens, whereas the GX1 necessitates an extra lens.
  • More compact: Is smaller (102x58mm vs 116x68mm) and will fit more readily into a bag.
  • Less heavy: Has a lower weight even though it has a lens built in (unlike the GX1).
  • Longer lasting: Gets more shots (360 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 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.
  • Easier device pairing: Supports NFC for fast wireless image transfer over short distances.
  • More affordable: Was introduced at a lower price, despite coming with a built-in lens.
  • More modern: Reflects 3 years and 5 months of technical progress since the GX1 launch.

If the count of relative strengths (bullet points above) is taken as a measure, the HX90V is the clear winner of the contest (18 : 10 points). However, the relevance of individual strengths will vary across photographers, so that you might want to apply your own weighing scheme to the summary points when reflecting and deciding on a new camera. A professional 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.

GX1 10:18 HX90V

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Panasonic GX1 and the Sony HX90V 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 the spec-sheets of cameras can offer a general idea of their imaging potential, it remains partial and cannot reveal, for example, the shooting experience and imaging performance when actually working with the GX1 or the HX90V. User reviews, such as those found at amazon, can sometimes inform about these issues, but such feedback is often incomplete, inconsistent, and biased.

Expert reviews

This is why expert reviews are important. The following table reports the overall ratings of the cameras as published by some of the major 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 699 i
2.
 
Sony HX90V4/5+ +..4/54.5/5 Apr 2015 429 i
3.
 
Canon SX720..+..4/54.5/5 Feb 2016 379 i
4.
 
Panasonic G64/5+ +..5/54.5/5 Apr 2013 599 i
5.
 
Panasonic GM13/5+78/1005/54.5/5 Oct 2013 749 i
6.
 
Panasonic G53/5+ +..4.5/54.5/5 Jul 2012 599 i
7.
 
Panasonic GF53/5....4.5/54.5/5 Apr 2012 499 i
8.
 
Panasonic G33/5+ +75/1004.5/55/5 May 2011 599 i
9.
 
Panasonic GF33/582/10071/1004.5/54/5 Jun 2011 549 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 GF1..85/10069/1004.5/54.5/5 Sep 2009 749 i
14.
 
Sony HX99......4/54.5/5 Aug 2018 449 i
15.
 
Sony HX95.......... Aug 2018 429 i
16.
 
Sony WX800.......... Oct 2018 399 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 assessments were made in relation to similar cameras of the same technological generation. Thus, a score needs to be put into the context of the launch date and the launch price of the camera, and comparing ratings of very distinct cameras or ones that are far apart in terms of their release date have little meaning. Also, please note that some of the review sites have changed their methodology and reporting over time.

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    Specifications: Panasonic GX1 vs Sony HX90V

    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 HX90V
    Camera Type Mirrorless system camera Fixed lens compact camera
    Camera Lens Micro Four Thirds lenses 24-720mm f/3.5-6.4
    Launch Date November 2011 April 2015
    Launch Price USD 699 USD 429
    Sensor Specs Panasonic GX1 Sony HX90V
    Sensor Technology CMOS BSI-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 1080/60p Video 1080/60p Video
    ISO Setting 160 - 12,800 ISO 80 - 3,200 ISO
    ISO Boost no Enhancement 80 - 12,800 ISO
    Image Processor Venus FHD BIONZ X
    DXO Sensor Quality (score) 55 ..
    DXO Color Depth (bits) 20.8 ..
    DXO Dynamic Range (EV) 10.6 ..
    DXO Low Light (ISO) 703 ..
    Screen Specs Panasonic GX1 Sony HX90V
    Viewfinder Type Viewfinder optional Electronic viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 100%
    Viewfinder Magnification
    Viewfinder Resolution 638k dots
    LCD Framing Live View Live View
    Rear LCD Size 3.0inch 3.0inch
    LCD Resolution 460k dots 921k dots
    LCD Attachment Fixed screen Tilting screen
    Touch Input Touchscreen no Touchscreen
    Shooting Specs Panasonic GX1 Sony HX90V
    Focus System Contrast-detect AF Contrast-detect AF
    Manual Focusing AidFocus PeakingFocus Peaking
    Max Shutter Speed (mechanical) 1/4000s 1/2000s
    Continuous Shooting 4.2 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 GX1 Sony HX90V
    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
    Geotagging no internal GPS GPS built-in
    Body Specs Panasonic GX1 Sony HX90V
    Battery Type DMW-BLD10 NP-BX1
    Battery Life (CIPA)320 shots per charge360 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)
    102 x 58 x 36 mm
    (4.0 x 2.3 x 1.4 in)
    Camera Weight 318 g (11.2 oz) 245 g (8.6 oz)

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