General

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2 Sony NEX-7
Brand
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Panasonic Sony
Lowest price
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$1,195.00 $729.12
Announced
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September 2010 August 2011

Sensor

Type
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CMOS CMOS
Crop factor
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2.1x 1.5x
Megapixels
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15.9 MP 24 MP
Light sensitivity
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6,400 ISO 16,000 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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12,800 ISO Unknown
Sensor cleaning
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Yes Yes

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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15.9 MP 24 MP
Native resolution
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4608 × 3456 6000 × 4000
Pixel size
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14.1 µm² 15.3 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD LCD
Size
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3" 3"
Resolution
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460k dots 921k dots
Touch screen
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Yes No
Flips out
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Yes Yes
Live view
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Yes Yes

Lenses

Lens availability
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108 lenses 62 lenses
Lens mount
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Micro Four Thirds Sony E

Form factor

Size
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124×90×76 mm 111×59×38 mm
Depth
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3" 1.5"
Weight
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444 g 350 g
Interchangeable lenses
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Yes Yes
Waterproof
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No No
Weather sealed
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No No
Built-in focus motor
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No No

Viewfinder

Type
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Digital Digital
Viewfinder size
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Unknown Unknown
Coverage
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Unknown 100%

Movies

Format
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1080p @ 24fps 1080p @ 60fps
Supports 24p
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Yes Yes
High-speed framerate
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None None
External mic jack
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Yes Yes
Autofocus
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Contrast detection Contrast detection
Continuous focus
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Yes Yes
All formats
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  1. 320 x 240 @ 30fps
  2. 480p @ 30fps
  3. 848 x 480 @ 30fps
  4. 720p @ 30fps
  5. 720p @ 60fps
  6. 1080p @ 24fps
  1. 480p @ 30fps
  2. 1,440 x 1,080 @ 30fps
  3. 1080p @ 24fps
  4. 1080p @ 60fps

Features

Panorama
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No Yes
HDR
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No Yes
3D
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Yes Yes
Image stabilization
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None None
Supports RAW
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Yes Yes
GPS
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No No

Performance

Startup delay
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1100 ms 1200 ms
Shutter lag
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273 ms 223 ms
Battery life
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330 shots 430 shots
Continuous shooting
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5 fps 10 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Contrast detection Contrast detection
Focus points
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23 25
Cross type focus points
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0 Unknown

Shutter

Max
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1/4000s 1/4000s
Min
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60s 30s

Flash

Built-in flash
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Yes Yes
Popup
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Yes Yes
External connection
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Yes Yes

Storage

Storage slots
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1 1
Supported formats
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  1. SD
  2. SDHC
  3. SDXC
  1. Memory Stick PRO Duo
  2. Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo
  3. SD
  4. SDHC
  5. SDXC

DXO Mark Scores

Image quality
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60.0 81.0
Color depth
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21.2 bits 24.1 bits
Dynamic range
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11.3 EV 13.4 EV
Low light performance
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655 ISO 1,016 ISO
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2
Lumix DMC-GH2
Panasonic

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Sony NEX-7
NEX 7
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