• 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • ISO 160 - 12,800
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600

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Differences

Panasonic G6 advantages over Samsung Galaxy NX

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Limited
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Less expensive
    $399 vs $1199
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs none
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Fast startup
    ~0.90 vs 2.7 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Lighter weight
    485g vs 718g
    Lighter weight
  • Less shutter lag
    0.22 vs 0.33 sec
    Focus and take a photo quickly (wide angle)
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 15 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Samsung Galaxy NX advantages over Panasonic G6

  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 4/3
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Higher effective ISO
    910 vs 639 iso
    Take photos in low light with less noise
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 440 vs 350 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Thinner
    25 mm vs 71 mm
    Thinner
  • Higher-res screen
    922k vs 346k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • More pixels
    20.3 vs 16.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    8.2 fps vs 6.2 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/6000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

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
  • 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
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • 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

Common Weaknesses

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • 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 Panasonic G5

Panasonic G6
Panasonic G5
  • $399
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $399
  • 4/3
Samsung Galaxy NX
Panasonic G5
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $399
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive

Compared to Samsung NX300

Panasonic G6
Samsung NX300
  • $399
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
  • $1200
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Better color depth
Samsung Galaxy NX
Samsung NX300
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $1200
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Fast startup

Compared to Samsung NX30

Panasonic G6
Samsung NX30
  • $399
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Better color depth
Samsung Galaxy NX
Samsung NX30
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Panasonic GH4

Panasonic G6
Panasonic GH4
  • $399
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $598
  • 4/3
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Higher effective ISO
Samsung Galaxy NX
Panasonic GH4
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Larger sensor
  • $598
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive

Compared to Panasonic G7

Panasonic G6
Panasonic G7
  • $399
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • NFC
  • $498
  • 4/3
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Newer
Samsung Galaxy NX
Panasonic G7
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $498
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
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