Sony Alpha a6500Panasonic Lumix DC-G9
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Sony Alpha a6500 vs Panasonic Lumix DC-G9: 75 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

19.21% more megapixels (main camera).
24.2MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
20.3MP

2. sensor size

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

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.
425
Sony Alpha a7 III: 693
225

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

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

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Sony Alpha a6500
Panasonic Lumix DC-G9
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.
51200 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
25600 ISO

7. longer battery life

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

8. video recording

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

9. weight

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

10. Has WiFi

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

11. 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.
Sony Alpha a6500
Panasonic Lumix DC-G9
11% have it

12. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony Alpha a6500
Panasonic Lumix DC-G9
50% have it

13. 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
1/8000s

14. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Sony Alpha a6500
Panasonic Lumix DC-G9
31% have it

16. 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.
Sony Alpha a6500
Panasonic Lumix DC-G9
46% have it

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.
Sony Alpha a6500
Panasonic Lumix DC-G9
72% have it

18. 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.
Sony Alpha a6500
Panasonic Lumix DC-G9
26% have it

19. width

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

20. has a microphone in

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

21. volume

65% less body volume.
427.89cm³
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 0cm³
1222.59cm³

22. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
921.6k dots
Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS: 1040000k dots
1040k dots

23. 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.
Sony Alpha a6500
Panasonic Lumix DC-G9
15% have it

24. height

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

25. thickness

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

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