• 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 26.1 megapixels
  • ISO 160 - 12,800

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Differences

Panasonic G100 advantages over Fujifilm X-T30 II

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Good
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs tilt-only
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility

Fujifilm X-T30 II advantages over Panasonic G100

  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 4/3
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Newer
    9 months vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More pixels
    26.1 vs 20.3 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré
  • Longer exposure
    900 vs 60 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/16000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 vs 25600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Shoot 4K video
    Both provide
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Both provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

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The Competition

Compared to Olympus E-M10 III

Panasonic G100
Olympus E-M10 III
  • $598
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $549
  • 4/3
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • More telephoto lens reach
Fujifilm X-T30 II
Olympus E-M10 III
  • $900
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $549
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Fujifilm X-T30

Panasonic G100
Fujifilm X-T30
  • $598
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
  • $800
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • On-sensor phase detect
Fujifilm X-T30 II
Fujifilm X-T30
  • $900
  • APS-C
  • Newer
  • More dots on screen
  • $800
  • APS-C

Compared to Olympus E-M5 III

Panasonic G100
Olympus E-M5 III
  • $598
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $966
  • 4/3
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • High resolution composite
Fujifilm X-T30 II
Olympus E-M5 III
  • $900
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $966
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Olympus E-M10 IV

Panasonic G100
Olympus E-M10 IV
  • $598
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $666
  • 4/3
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • More telephoto lens reach
Fujifilm X-T30 II
Olympus E-M10 IV
  • $900
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $666
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Nikon Z 30

Panasonic G100
Nikon Z 30
  • $598
  • 4/3
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $710
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Fujifilm X-T30 II
Nikon Z 30
  • $900
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $710
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
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