Sony NEX 7 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

Winner
Sony NEX-7

100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

66

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
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone

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

$450 - $548 body only

$579 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Focus points More focus points
Size Larger
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$550 body only

Focus points More focus points
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$691 body only

$450 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Battery life Longer battery life
Viewfinder No viewfinder

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$777 body only

$720 with 14-42mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$118 body only

$300 with 14-42mm lens

Size Significantly smaller
Thickness Much thinner
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$868 - $948 body only

$978 - $1,048 with 16-50mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen No touch screen

discussion

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