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

Nikon D90 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Winner
Nikon D90

43

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 D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$829 - $1,097 body only

$1,389 - $1,397 with 18-140mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Overall image quality Better image quality
Size Slightly larger
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$279 body only

$349 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
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

$489 body only

$560 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Shutter lag Slightly more shutter lag

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$320 body only

$400 with 12-32mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Overall image quality Better image quality
External flash No external flash support
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$510 body only

$685 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Overall image quality Better image quality
Size Larger
Olympus PEN E-PL5

Olympus PEN E-PL5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$299 body only

$390 with 14-42mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Image stabilization Image stabilization
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR

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Nikon D90
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