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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Top 58%1,019 points
Top 58%
Top 7%2,265 points
Top 7%
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Top specs and features

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 vs Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM: 64 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

1.25% more megapixels (main camera).
16MP
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.
23
Canon EOS R: 5655
15

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
4.2fps
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 DMC-GX1
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.
12800 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.
310shots
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.
1080 x 60fps
Fujifilm X-T3: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 60fps

9. weight

174g lighter.
318g
HTC Re: 65.5g
492g

10. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1
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.
1/4000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
1/4000s

12. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
20.8bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
23bits

13. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
50% have it

14. 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 DMC-GX1
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
12% have it

15. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
32% have it

16. dynamic range

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.
10.6Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
12.4Evs

17. 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 DMC-GX1
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
72% have it

18. pixel density

44.48% higher pixel density.
326ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 2160ppi
471ppi

19. resolution

2.01x higher resolution.
783 x 587px
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 5184 x 3888px
1176 x 784px

20. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
27% have it

21. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
460k dots
Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS: 1040000k dots
921k dots

22. battery power

6.93% more battery power.
1010mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh
1080mAh

23. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
26% have it

24. 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 DMC-GX1
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
54% have it

25. 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 DMC-GX1
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
18% have it

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