Updated (November 2011): Compare the Nikon D90 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Nikon D90 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Winner
Nikon D90

51

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

35

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D90

Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
300 ms startup delay
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
208 ms shutter lag
Built-in focus motor
Badge
Autofocuses with more lenses
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Size
Really small
Mid size (116×68×39 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 47 sample photos taken by the Nikon D90.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1.

competitors

Nikon D90 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$426 body only

$390 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$899 body only

$790 with 18-55mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Viewfinder coverage Much better viewfinder coverage
Weight Slightly heavier
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$789 - $997 body only

$1,047 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Size Slightly larger

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$598 body only

$685 - $738 with 12-32mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Size Slightly larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$252 body only

$900 with 14-45mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Color depth Better color depth
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$700 body only

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Size Larger

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