Sony SLT A65 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

Winner
Sony SLT-A65

51

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

39

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A65

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Great color depth
Color depth
23.4 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
12.6 EV
Great viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder coverage
100%
 

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
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

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

$627 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Size Slightly smaller
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony SLT-A68

Sony SLT-A68

Boutique

Focus points More focus points
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 - $548 body only

$582 - $698 with 16-50mm lens

Size Significantly smaller
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Autofocus Slower autofocus

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
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$410 - $597 body only

$479 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 - $548 body only

$582 - $698 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Touch screen No touch screen

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