• 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • 21.00mm - 1365.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85
  • Canon PowerShot SX70 HS
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Predecessor: Panasonic G7
G7 vs G85
Canon SX60
SX60 vs SX70
Successor: Panasonic G95
G85 vs G95
 
General
Model Number: G85 SX70
Alternate Model Number(s): G80, G81 SX70 HS
Camera Format: Compact System Camera EVF
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $999.99 $549.99
Street Price: $697.99 $532.33
Date Available: 2016-10-15 2018-11-30
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 25.7 oz (728 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
21.4 oz (608 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.1 x 3.5 x 2.9 in.
(128 x 89 x 74 mm)
5.0 x 3.6 x 4.6 in.
(127 x 91 x 116 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: Live MOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Panasonic  
Effective Megapixels: 16.0 20.3
Sensor Format: 4/3 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 224.9mm2 (17.30mm x 13.00mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 3.77 microns 1.19 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.0x n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None  
Self-Cleaning: Yes No
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 71  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 22.8  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.5  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 656  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4592 x 3448 (15.8 MP, 4:3),
4592 x 3064 (14.1 MP, 3:2),
4592 x 2584 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3424 x 3424 (11.7 MP, 1:1),
3232 x 2424 (7.8 MP, 4:3),
3232 x 2160 (7.0 MP, 3:2),
3840 x 2160 (8.3 MP, 16:9),
2416 x 2416 (5.8 MP, 1:1),
2272 x 1704 (3.9 MP, 4:3),
2272 x 1520 (3.5 MP, Other),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1712 x 1712 (2.9 MP, 1:1),
1824 x 1368 (2.5 MP, 4:3),
1824 x 1216 (2.2 MP, 3:2),
1824 x 1024 (1.9 MP, 16:9),
1712 x 1712 (2.9 MP, 1:1)
5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
2432 x 1824 (4.4 MP, 4:3),
5184 x 3456 (17.9 MP, 3:2),
3648 x 2432 (8.9 MP, 3:2),
2432 x 1616 (3.9 MP, 3:2),
5184 x 2912 (15.1 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 2048 (7.5 MP, 16:9),
2432 x 1368 (3.3 MP, 16:9),
3888 x 3888 (15.1 MP, 1:1),
2736 x 2736 (7.5 MP, 1:1),
1824 x 1824 (3.3 MP, 1:1),
20960 x 2736 (57.3 MP, Other),
5184 x 2736 (14.2 MP, Other),
15744 x 3648 (57.4 MP, Other),
3648 x 3888 (14.2 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW (RW2), RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 12-bit RAW (.CR3), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 9.4 10.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 3840x2160 (30p/​24p)
1920x1080 (60p/​60i/​30p/​24p)
1280x720 (30p)
3840x2160 (30p/​25p)
1920x1080 (120p/​100p/​60p/​50p/​30p/​25p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
Movie File Format: MP4, AVCHD, AVCHD Progressive MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo))
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Micro Four Thirds n/a
Lens: Panasonic 12-60mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH POWER OIS LUMIX G VARIO (H-FS12060); 11 elements in 9 groups, including 1 ED and 3 aspherical elements Canon Zoom Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 120mm 21 - 1,365mm
Focal Length (actual): 12 - 60mm 3.8 - 247mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x 65.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - f/22; 7 diaphragm blades (circular) f/3.4 (W) / f/6.5 (T) - f/8.0
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 20 cm to Infinity
7.9 in to Infinity
0 cm to Infinity
0.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:   0 - 50 cm
0.0 - 19.7 in
Filter Thread: 58.0mm 67.0mm
Thread Type: n/a Via FA-DC67A adapter
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 2x, 4x Up to 4x (with Digital Tele-Converter Approx. 1.6x or 2.0x)
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection with DFD: Face detection, AF Tracking, 49-area-focusing, Custom Multi, 1-area-focusing, Pinpoint; Quick AF, Continuous AF, AF+MF, Eye Sensor AF, Touch AF/AE Function, Touch Pad AF, Touch shutter, Touch MF Assist Contrast Detection; Face & Tracking (9 points), Tracking, 1-point, Spot
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: EVF: 2360K-dot OLED, 100% coverage, 1.48x / 0.74x (35mm eq.) magnification, 20mm eyepoint, -4.0 to +4.0 diopter range, eye sensor (high/low sensitivity) EVF: 0.39"-type 2.36M-dot OLED; 100% coverage; -3.0 to +1.0 diopter adjustment; eye sensor
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: 2,360,000 dots 2,359,296 dots (786,432 pixels)
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.74x  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 1.48x  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,040,000 dots (347,000 px) 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: Yes No
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: Yes Yes
Selfie Screen: Yes Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x 10.0x
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 25600 3200
Minimum ISO (native): 200 100
ISO Settings: Auto, Intelligent ISO, 100 (extended), 200 - 25600; in 1 or 1/3 EV steps Auto (100-800), 100-3200
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Flash, White Set 1/2/3/4, Color Temperature Setting (2,500-10,000K in 100K steps) Auto , Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Flash, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/16000 - 60 sec 1/2000 - 15 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 1728-zone Intelligent Multiple, Center-weighted, Spot Evaluative (linked to Face Detection), Centre-weighted average, Spot (Linked to AF frame)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: C1, C2; Scene: Clear Portrait, Silky Skin, Backlit Softness, Clear in Backlight, Relaxing Tone, Sweet Child's Face, Distinct Scenery, Bright Blue Sky, Romantic Sunset Glow, Vivid Sunset Glow, Glistening Water, Clear Nightscape, Cool Night Sky, Warm Glowing Nightscape, Artistic Nightscape, Glittering Illumination, Handheld Night Shot, Clear Night Portrait, Soft Image of a Flower, Appetizing Food, Cute Dessert, Freeze Animal Motion, Clear Sports Shot, Monochrome, Panorama Shot ; Creative Control: Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Monochrome, Dynamic Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Toy Pop, Bleach Bypass, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Fantasy, Star Filter, One Point Color, Sunshine Smart Auto (29 scenes detected), Hybrid Auto, Creative Shot, Sports, Scene, Panorama Shot; Creative Filter: High Dynamic Range, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect
Self Timer: 2, 10, 3 shots in 10 seconds 2, 10, Custom seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes  
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto*, Auto/Red-eye Reduction*, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off * For iA, iA+ only. Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 6.4 m / 21.0 ft. n/a
Flash Range Description: GN=6.4m (21 feet) at ISO 100, 9.0m (29.5 feet) at ISO 200; range is lens aperture dependent Auto ISO: 48 cm � 6.5 m (W) / 1.8m - 4 m (T)
Max Flash Sync: 1/160 1/2000
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: Full TTL exposure No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-II UHS-I
Other Memory:   UHS-I compliant
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (RW2), RAW+JPEG 12-bit RAW (.CR3), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MP4, AVCHD, AVCHD Progressive MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo))
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional wired or via Wi-Fi Via Wi-Fi/Bluetooth
Connections (extended): Micro HDMI (Type-D), Micro-B USB 2.0, 3.5mm external mic jack, 2.5mm wired remote jack Micro (Type-D) HDMI, 3.5mm Microphone Jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): <0.3  
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): <0.3  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? Yes
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 9.4 10.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): Unlimited  
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 9.6  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 50  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 9.4  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 41  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.20 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.046 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.42 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.046 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 0.8 seconds  
Play -> Record Time: 0.8 seconds  
Flash cycle time, full power: 2.5 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 330 shots 325 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 320 shots 255 shots
Battery Life, Video:   85 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary LP-E12
Usable Battery Types: 7.2v, 1200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LP-E12 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No No
Software
Included Software: PHOTOfunSTUDIO and SILKYPIX Developer available as free downloads  
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: