Sony SLT A65 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

Winner
Sony SLT-A65

48

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

36

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A65

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Great viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder coverage
100%
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Phase detection video autofocus
Badge
fast and accurate
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1100 ms startup delay
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony SLT-A65.

competitors

Sony SLT-A65 Competitors

Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$626 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Significantly less startup delay
Battery life Longer battery life
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Sony SLT-A77

Sony SLT A77

Pro DSLR

$1,642 body only

$1,500 with 16-50mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Overall image quality Better image quality
Startup delay More startup delay
Sony SLT A57

Sony SLT A57

Entry-level DSLR

$900 with 18-135mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
GPS No built-in GPS

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$776 body only

$1,250 with 45-150mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen type Has an OLED screen
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$896 - $1,198 body only

$1,405 with 14-140mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen type Has an OLED screen
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$949 body only

Overall image quality Better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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