• 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600
  • 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600

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Differences

Panasonic G9 advantages over Panasonic G95

  • Slower slow-motion
    180 fps vs 120 fps
    Supports slower slow-mo
  • High resolution composite
    Yes vs No
    Combine multiple shots to form a super hi-res version
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 400 vs 290 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Top deck display
    Yes vs No
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • More viewfinder magnification
    0.83x vs 0.74x
    Get a bigger view of the scene through the eye-level viewfinder
  • Dual card slots
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    60.0 fps vs 9.3 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    60.0 fps vs 9.3 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    50 vs 31 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/16000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Panasonic G95 advantages over Panasonic G9

  • Less expensive
    $1198 vs $1598
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Newer
    6 months vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 50 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Both provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • 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
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Shoot 4K video
    Both provide
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Both provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • 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
  • Headphone jack
    Both provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Great build quality; Very good image quality; Effective IBIS; Excellent performance; Fast shooting speeds; 4K/60p video.

  • No phase-detection autofocus; 10-minute limit for 4k60p video clips; No V-Log or 10-bit video.

The Competition

Compared to Panasonic GH4

Panasonic G9
Panasonic GH4
  • $998
  • 4/3
  • Slower slow-motion
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $698
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • NFC
Panasonic G95
Panasonic GH4
  • $1198
  • 4/3
  • Slower slow-motion
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $698
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • NFC

Compared to Panasonic G85

Panasonic G9
Panasonic G85
  • $998
  • 4/3
  • High resolution composite
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $798
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
Panasonic G95
Panasonic G85
  • $1198
  • 4/3
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • Newer
  • $798
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger RAW buffer

Compared to Olympus E-M1 II

Panasonic G9
Olympus E-M1 II
  • $998
  • 4/3
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • Top deck display
  • $1399
  • 4/3
  • Longer video battery life
  • On-sensor phase detect
Panasonic G95
Olympus E-M1 II
  • $1198
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $1399
  • 4/3
  • High resolution composite
  • On-sensor phase detect

Compared to Panasonic GH5

Panasonic G9
Panasonic GH5
  • $998
  • 4/3
  • High resolution composite
  • Top deck display
  • $1298
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
Panasonic G95
Panasonic GH5
  • $1198
  • 4/3
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Internal flash
  • $1298
  • 4/3
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Fujifilm X-H1

Panasonic G9
Fujifilm X-H1
  • $998
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
Panasonic G95
Fujifilm X-H1
  • $1198
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Less expensive
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