Panasonic Lumix DC-G9Sony Alpha a6500
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Top 1%2,427 points
Top 1%
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Panasonic Lumix DC-G9 vs Sony Alpha a6500: 75 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

19.21% more megapixels.
20.3MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
24.2MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
17.3 x 13mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
23.5 x 15.6mm

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
225
Sony Alpha a9: 693
425

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
20fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
11fps

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Panasonic Lumix DC-G9
Sony Alpha a6500
27% have it

6. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
25600 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
51200 ISO

7. weight

205g lighter.
658g
HTC Re: 65.5g
453g

8. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
400shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
350shots

9. video recording

0% better video recording quality.
2160 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
2160 x 30fps

10. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Panasonic Lumix DC-G9
Sony Alpha a6500
37% have it

11. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Panasonic Lumix DC-G9
Sony Alpha a6500
49% have it

12. Faster video autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting movies

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper movies.
Panasonic Lumix DC-G9
Sony Alpha a6500
11% have it

13. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/8000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
1/4000s

14. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Panasonic Lumix DC-G9
Sony Alpha a6500
26% have it

16. width

17mm narrower.
137mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
120mm

17. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Panasonic Lumix DC-G9
Sony Alpha a6500
25% have it

18. Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
Panasonic Lumix DC-G9
Sony Alpha a6500
30% have it

19. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
1040k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
921.6k dots

20. volume

65% less body volume.
1222.59cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
427.89cm³

21. height

30.1mm shorter.
97mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
66.9mm

22. thickness

38.7mm thinner.
92mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
53.3mm

23. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Panasonic Lumix DC-G9
Sony Alpha a6500
72% have it

24. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Panasonic Lumix DC-G9
Sony Alpha a6500
46% have it

25. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Panasonic Lumix DC-G9
Sony Alpha a6500
19% have it

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