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

Nikon D90 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Winner
Nikon D90

47

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

35

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
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
 

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

$849 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Shutter lag Slightly more shutter lag
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$445 - $597 body only

$519 - $529 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$405 body only

$349 - $397 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$556 - $572 body only

$852 with 12-32mm, 35-100mm lenses

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Size Slightly larger
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$379 - $399 with 16-50mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
Touch screen No touch screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$195 body only

$354 with 14-42mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Size Slightly smaller
Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality

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Nikon D90
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