• 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600
  • 35mm 858.0mm2
  • 24.5 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 51,200

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Differences

Panasonic G95 advantages over Nikon Z6 II

  • Less expensive
    $998 vs $2597
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs tilt-only
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • More telephoto lens reach
    120 mm vs 70 mm
    Capture objects farther away with the kit lens
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster shutter
    1/16000 vs 1/8000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Nikon Z6 II advantages over Panasonic G95

  • Larger sensor
    35mm vs 4/3
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 5.94 vs 3.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Top deck display
    Yes vs No
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Newer
    11 months vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More dots on screen
    2100k vs 1240k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • More pixels
    24.5 vs 20.3 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Dual card slots
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    14.0 fps vs 9.3 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    204800 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
  • 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

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Weather-sealed build quality; Very good image quality; Effective IBIS; Good AF performance; Unlimited 4K/30p video; V-Log L included.

  • No phase-detection autofocus; Below average battery life; No 4K 60p video frame rate.

The Competition

Compared to Panasonic G85

Panasonic G95
Panasonic G85
  • $998
  • 4/3
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • Newer
  • $898
  • 4/3
  • Bigger RAW buffer
Nikon Z6 II
Panasonic G85
  • $1997
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $898
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Panasonic GH5

Panasonic G95
Panasonic GH5
  • $998
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $1298
  • 4/3
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Longer stills battery life
Nikon Z6 II
Panasonic GH5
  • $1997
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $1298
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Panasonic G9

Panasonic G95
Panasonic G9
  • $998
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $998
  • 4/3
  • Slower slow-motion
  • High resolution composite
Nikon Z6 II
Panasonic G9
  • $1997
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $998
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Canon R6

Panasonic G95
Canon R6
  • $998
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $2499
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Nikon Z6 II
Canon R6
  • $1997
  • 35mm
  • Top deck display
  • More pixels
  • $2499
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Nikon Z5

Panasonic G95
Nikon Z5
  • $998
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $1297
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Nikon Z6 II
Nikon Z5
  • $1997
  • 35mm
  • Top deck display
  • More dots on screen
  • $1297
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
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