Sony SLT A65 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

Winner
Sony SLT-A65

50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

37

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A65

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Great viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder coverage
100%
Phase detection video autofocus
Badge
fast and accurate
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
138 ms shutter lag
 

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-A68

Sony SLT-A68

Boutique

Focus points More focus points
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$598 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

$1,705 body only

$1,500 with 16-50mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Overall image quality Better image quality
Size Larger

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

$930 - $1,198 body only

$1,377 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-G3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$285 - $356 with 14-42mm lens

Size Smaller
Thickness Thinner
Supports 24p No 24p support

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