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

Nikon D90 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Winner
Nikon D90

46

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

34

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
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions

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

$460 body only

$303 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Overall image quality Better image quality
Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$789 - $997 body only

$497 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Size Slightly larger
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$440 body only

$469 with 18-105mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Startup delay Slightly more startup delay

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$350 body only

$403 with 20mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Color depth Better color depth
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
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
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$80 - $698

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Touch screen No touch screen

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