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 viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder coverage
100%
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
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
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-A68

Sony SLT-A68

Boutique

Focus points More focus points
Screen size Much smaller screen
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
Size Larger
Sony SLT A57

Sony SLT A57

Entry-level DSLR

$594 body only

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
GPS No built-in GPS

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$583 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$899 - $1,498 body only

$1,320 with 14-140mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
HDR Has in-camera HDR
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
Startup delay Much more startup delay

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Sony SLT-A65
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