• 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600
  • 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 47.3 megapixels
  • 28.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Panasonic Lumix DC-G9
  • Leica Q2
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Predecessor: Panasonic G85
G85 vs G9
Leica Q
Q vs Q2
Successor:    
General
Model Number: G9 Q2
Alternate Model Number(s):   Type No. 4889
Camera Format: Compact System Camera EVF
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $1699.99 $4995.00
Street Price: $1,197.99 $4,995.00
Date Available: 2018-01-03 2019-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 23.2 oz (658 g)
includes batteries
25.3 oz (718 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.4 x 3.8 x 3.6 in.
(137 x 97 x 92 mm)
5.1 x 3.1 x 3.6 in.
(130 x 80 x 92 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: Live MOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Panasonic  
Effective Megapixels: 20.3 47.3
Sensor Format: 4/3 35mm
Sensor size: 224.9mm2 (17.30mm x 13.00mm) 864mm2 (36.00mm x 24.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 3.34 microns 4.30 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.0x 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None None
Self-Cleaning: Yes No
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3),
3712 x 2784 (10.3 MP, 4:3),
2624 x 1968 (5.2 MP, 4:3),
5184 x 3456 (17.9 MP, 3:2),
3712 x 2480 (9.2 MP, 3:2),
2624 x 1752 (4.6 MP, 3:2),
5184 x 2920 (15.1 MP, 16:9),
3840 x 2160 (8.3 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
3888 x 3888 (15.1 MP, 1:1),
2784 x 2784 (7.8 MP, 1:1),
1968 x 1968 (3.9 MP, 1:1),
4992 x 3744 (18.7 MP, 4:3),
3328 x 2496 (8.3 MP, 4:3),
5184 x 3456 (17.9 MP, 3:2),
3504 x 2336 (8.2 MP, 3:2),
3840 x 2160 (8.3 MP, 16:9),
2880 x 2880 (8.3 MP, 1:1),
10368 x 7776 (80.6 MP, 4:3),
7296 x 5472 (39.9 MP, 4:3),
10368 x 6911 (71.7 MP, 3:2),
7296 x 4863 (35.5 MP, 3:2),
10368 x 5832 (60.5 MP, 16:9),
7296 x 4104 (29.9 MP, 16:9)
8368 x 5584 (46.7 MP, 3:2),
6704 x 4472 (30.0 MP, 3:2),
4668 x 3128 (14.6 MP, Other),
3136 x 2096 (6.6 MP, 3:2),
6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
4800 x 3200 (15.4 MP, 3:2),
3360 x 2240 (7.5 MP, 3:2),
2240 x 1496 (3.4 MP, 3:2),
4272 x 2848 (12.2 MP, 3:2),
3424 x 2288 (7.8 MP, 3:2),
2400 x 1600 (3.8 MP, 3:2),
1600 x 1072 (1.7 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.31), RAW, RAW + JPEG JPEG, .DNG RAW (14-bit), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 60.0 20.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 3840x2160 (60p/30p/24p)
1920x1080 (60p/60i/30p/24p)
3840x2160 (60p/48p)
1920x1080 (180p)
4096x2160 (24p)
3840x2160 (30p/24p)
1920x1080 (120p/60p/30p/24p)
Movie File Format: MP4, AVCHD, AVCHD Progressive MPEG-4 with AAC stereo audio
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 No
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Micro Four Thirds n/a
Lens: n/a Leica Summilux 28 mm f/1.7 ASPH.; 11 elements in 9 groups, 3 aspherical elements
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):   28mm
Focal Length (actual):   28mm
Zoom Ratio:   1.00x
Aperture Range:   f/1.7 - f/16 in 1/3 EV increments
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range:   30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:   17 cm to Infinity
6.7 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a 49.0mm
Thread Type: n/a On lens
Optical Image Stabilization: No Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 2x, 4x; Extra Tele Conversion: Still image: Max. 2x; 4K PHOTO: 1.6x (4:3), 1.5x (3:2), 1.4x (16:9, 1:1); Motion picture: 2.7x (FHD), 1.4x (4K) 1.25x, 1.8x, 2.7x crop modes (35, 50, 75 mm eq.)
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection with DFD: Face/Eye detection, Tracking, 225-area, Custom Multi, 1-area, Pinpoint; One Shot AF, Shutter AF, Half Press Release, Quick AF, Continuous AF (during motion picture recording), Eye Sensor AF, AF-Point Scope Setting, AF+MF, MF Assist, Touch MF Assist, Focus Peaking, Touch AF/AE Function, Touch Pad AF, Touch Shutter Contrast-detect AF: Single zone (225 fields), multi-field, face recognition, subject tracking, optional setting/shutter release by touching the monitor; Manual focus with focus peaking and magnification available
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: 3680K-dot OLED, 1.66x / 0.83x (35mm eq.) magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -4 to +3 diopter, eye sensor EVF: 3.68M-dot OLED, 100% coverage, 0.76x magnification, 4:3 aspect ratio, -4 to +3 diopter, 21mm eye relief, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: 3,680,000 dots 3,686,400 dots (1,228,800 pixels)
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.83x 0.76x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 1.66x 0.76x
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 (346,600 px) 1,040,000 dots
Touchscreen: Yes Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen: Yes No
Selfie Screen: Yes No
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x  
Top Deck Display: Yes No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 25600 50000
Minimum ISO (native): 200 50
ISO Settings: Auto, iISO, 100 (extended), 200 - 25600; in 1 or 1/3 EV steps Auto, ISO 50 to 50,000
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Autoc, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Flash, White Set 1-4, Color Temperature Setting 1-4 (2,500-10,000K in 100K steps) Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shadow, Tungsten, Flash, Gray Card, Kelvin Setting
Shutter Speed Range: 1/32000 - 60 sec 1/40000 - 120 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 1728-zone Intelligent Multiple, Center-weighted, Spot Multi-field, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Creative Control: Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Monochrome, Dynamic Monochrome, Rough Monochrome, Silky Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Toy Pop, Bleach Bypass, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Fantasy, Star Filter, One Point Color, Sunshine Sport, Portrait, Landscape, Night Portrait, Snow/Beach, Fireworks, Candlelight, Sunset, Digiscoping, Miniature Effect, Panorama and HDR
Self Timer: 2, 10, 3 shots in 10 seconds 2 or 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes Yes
High Resolution Composite: 80.6 megapixels No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No No
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off; 1st. Curtain Sync, 2nd Curtain Sync. n/a
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/250 1/500
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe, PC Sync Terminal Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-II UHS-II
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: Yes No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW, RAW + JPEG .DNG RAW (14-bit), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MP4, AVCHD, AVCHD Progressive MPEG-4 with AAC stereo audio
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: Yes Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes No
Headphone Jack: Yes No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes No
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Wi-Fi/Bluetooth or optional wired Via Wi-Fi/Bluetooth
Connections (extended): USB 3.0 Micro B, HDMI Type-A, 2.5mm Wired Remote, 3.5mm External Mic Jack, 3.5mm Headphone 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? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 60.0 20.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 50 25
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 60.0 20.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 50 14
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 60.0  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 50  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.12 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.051 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.045 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 0.9 seconds  
Play -> Record Time: 0.7 seconds  
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 400 shots 370 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 380 shots 350 shots
Battery Life, Video: 55 minutes  
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary BP-SCL4
Usable Battery Types: 7.2v, 1860mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary BP-SCL4 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: Yes No
Software
Included Software: None; Free downloads: PHOTOfunSTUDIO, SILKYPIX Developer Studio Leica FOTOS App
OS Compatibility: PHOTOfunSTUDIO (Windows); SILKYPIX Developer Studio (Windows / Mac)  
Miscellaneous
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