Sony NEX 7 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

Winner
Sony NEX-7

75

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

53

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 7

Great image quality
Overall image quality
81.0
Great color depth
Color depth
24.1 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.4 EV
High true resolution
True resolution
24 MP
 

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
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital

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 NEX-7.

competitors

Sony NEX-7 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 body only

$698 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$998 body only

$1,148 with 16-50mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Focus points Many more focus points
Size Larger
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$549 body only

$900 with 16-50mm lens

Focus points More focus points
Weight Slightly lighter
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 - $776 body only

$1,199 with 45-150mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 body only

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Better image quality
Touch screen No touch screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,049 - $1,498 body only

$1,405 with 14-140mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

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