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Panasonic Lumix DC-G9
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Top 26%1,800 points
Top 26%
Top 7%2,263 points
Top 7%
Panasonic Lumix DC-G9
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Top specs and features

Panasonic Lumix DC-G9 vs Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM: 75 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

25.31% more megapixels (main camera).
20.3MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
16.2MP

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
Canon EOS R: 5655
15

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
20fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
10fps

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Panasonic Lumix DC-G9
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
28% 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
12800 ISO

7. 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
330shots

8. video recording (main camera)

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
2160 x 30fps
Fujifilm X-T3: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 60fps

9. weight

166g lighter.
658g
HTC Re: 65.5g
492g

10. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Panasonic Lumix DC-G9
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
39% have it

11. 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

12. 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 SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
50% have it

13. Has phase detection autofocus for videos

A phase detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.
Panasonic Lumix DC-G9
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
12% have it

14. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Panasonic Lumix DC-G9
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
32% have it

15. 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 SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
46% have it

16. Has timelapse function

A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.
Panasonic Lumix DC-G9
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
16% have it

17. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Panasonic Lumix DC-G9
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
27% have it

18. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
1040k dots
Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS: 1040000k dots
921k dots

19. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Panasonic Lumix DC-G9
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
26% have it

20. 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 SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
27% have it

21. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Panasonic Lumix DC-G9
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
20% have it

22. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Panasonic Lumix DC-G9
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
54% have it

23. Has a built-in focus motor

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.
Panasonic Lumix DC-G9
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
18% have it

24. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Panasonic Lumix DC-G9
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
25% have it

25. volume

20.71% less body volume.
1222.59cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
969.37cm³

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