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

Nikon D90 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Winner
Nikon D90

73

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

51

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D90

Built-in focus motor
Badge
Autofocuses with more lenses
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

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 D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$358 body only

$438 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$1,275 with 18-200mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Weight Heavier
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$749 - $790 body only

$1,097 with 18-140mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Size Slightly larger

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Competitors

Sony NEX 5T

Sony NEX 5T

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Lens availability Fewer lenses available
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$582 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
External flash No external flash support
Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$333 with 10-30mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Lens availability Significantly fewer lenses available

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Nikon D90
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