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

Nikon D90 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Winner
Nikon D90

49

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

37

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D90

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
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Thickness
Thin
1.5"

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 D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$899 body only

$799 with 18-55mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Weight Slightly heavier
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$574 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$447 body only

$393 - $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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9)

Panasonic Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9)

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Fastest shutter speed Much slower max shutter speed
Olympus PEN E-PL1

Olympus PEN E-PL1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$230 body only

$405 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Color depth Better color depth
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$250 body only

$900 with 14-45mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Color depth Better color depth
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies

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Nikon D90
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