• 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25600
  • 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25600

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Advantages

Panasonic GH4 over Panasonic GX7

  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (DCI) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • External Mic
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    Unlimited vs 13 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (single-shot mode)

Panasonic GX7 over Panasonic GH4

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds

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Review Excerpt

  • Excellent still image quality for its class; Fantastic, highly-detailed video quality; Superior video recording chops with 4K video (both Cinema 4K and Ultra HD); Responsive all-around performer with great AF performance and burst shooting; Rolling shutter is minimal with 60p and 30p video; Splash- and dust-proof magnesium alloy body; Built-in Wi-Fi with NFC.

  • High ISO performance not as good as some APS-C models (IQ drops quickly past ISO 3200); Overall still image quality not significantly better than the GH3; Sluggish buffer clearing with RAW files; Rolling shutter noticeable on 4K video; Not as compact as most mirrorless cameras.

  • Sharp retro design and solid build; High resolution, tiltable electronic viewfinder and LCD touchscreen monitor; Competitive still image quality; Very good video quality, recording Full HD at frame rates up to 60p; Fast autofocusing and all-around performance; Robust Wi-Fi and NFC capabilities, including remote shooting when paired with a smart device

  • Weak built-in flash; No external mic or headphone jack for video recording; Some poor results when shooting in Creative Panorama mode

The Competition

Compared to Nikon V2

Panasonic GH4
Nikon V2
  • $1498
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
  • $772
  • 1 inch
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • Thinner
Panasonic GX7
Nikon V2
  • $598
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
  • $772
  • 1 inch
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • Less shutter lag

Compared to Panasonic G6

Panasonic GH4
Panasonic G6
  • $1498
  • 4/3
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Headphone jack
  • $648
  • 4/3
Panasonic GX7
Panasonic G6
  • $598
  • 4/3
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Higher max flash sync
  • $648
  • 4/3
  • External Mic

Compared to Sony NEX-5T

Panasonic GH4
Sony NEX-5T
  • $1498
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Panasonic GX7
Sony NEX-5T
  • $598
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Olympus E-M10

Panasonic GH4
Olympus E-M10
  • $1498
  • 4/3
  • Fast startup
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $699
  • 4/3
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Thinner
Panasonic GX7
Olympus E-M10
  • $598
  • 4/3
  • Fast startup
  • 60p
  • $699
  • 4/3
  • Bigger RAW buffer

Compared to Sony A6000

Panasonic GH4
Sony A6000
  • $1498
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Fast startup
  • $448
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • On-sensor phase detect
Panasonic GX7
Sony A6000
  • $598
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Fast startup
  • $448
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • On-sensor phase detect
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