Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 vs Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

64

Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

58

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

Shoots UHD movies
Movie format
UHD @ 30fps
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
OLED Screen
Screen type
Bright and vivid
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Battery life
Great battery life
1050 shots
Badge
Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

galleries

Explore our gallery of 48 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Alpha DSLR-A580.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,498 body only

$1,925 - $2,198 with 12-60mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$2,300 body only

$2,844 with 50mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Movie format Lower resolution movies
GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

Waterproof

$429

Movie format Higher resolution movies
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p No 24p support

Sony Alpha DSLR-A580 Competitors

Nikon D90

Nikon D90

Entry-level DSLR

$449 body only

Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Lens availability Much more lenses available
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$602 body only

Viewfinder coverage Much better viewfinder coverage
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$330 body only

Viewfinder coverage Much better viewfinder coverage
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Battery life Much shorter battery life

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Sony Alpha DSLR-A580
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