• 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600
  • APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 12,800
  • Detailed specifications
  • Panasonic Lumix DC-GX9
  • Fujifilm X-H1
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Predecessor: Panasonic GX8
GX8 vs GX9
 
Successor:    
General
Model Number: GX9 X-H1
Alternate Model Number(s): GX7 Mark III  
Camera Format: Compact System Camera Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $999.99 $1899.95
Street Price: $797.99 $1,299.00
Date Available: 2018-03-15 2018-03-01
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 23.3 oz (660 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
23.7 oz (673 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.9 x 2.8 x 1.8 in.
(124 x 72 x 47 mm)
5.5 x 3.8 x 3.4 in.
(140 x 97 x 86 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: Live MOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   Sony
Effective Megapixels: 20.3 24.3
Sensor Format: 4/3 APS-C
Sensor size: 224.9mm2 (17.30mm x 13.00mm) 368.16mm2 (23.60mm x 15.60mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 3.34 microns 3.93 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.0x 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG X-Trans 3
Anti Aliasing Filter: None Not needed
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
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),
1824 x 1368 (2.5 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),
1824 x 1216 (2.2 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),
1824 x 1024 (1.9 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),
1712 x 1712 (2.9 MP, 1:1)
6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
6000 x 3376 (20.3 MP, 16:9),
4000 x 4000 (16.0 MP, 1:1),
4240 x 2832 (12.0 MP, 3:2),
4240 x 2384 (10.1 MP, 16:9),
2832 x 2832 (8.0 MP, 1:1),
3008 x 2000 (6.0 MP, 3:2),
3008 x 1688 (5.1 MP, 16:9),
2000 x 2000 (4.0 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.31), RAW, RAW + JPEG JPEG (Exif Ver 2.3), .RAF 14-bit RAW, uncompressed or lossless compression; RAW + JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 9.2 14.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 3840x2160 (30p/24p)
1920x1080 (60p/60i/30p/24p)
1280x720 (30p)
4096x2160 (24p/23.98p)
3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p/23.98p)
2048x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p/23.98p)
1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p/23.98p)
1280x720 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p/23.98p)
1920x1080 (120p/100p)
Movie File Format: AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch) / MP4 (Audio format AAC 2ch) MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264) with linear PCM stereo sound
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 Fujifilm X
Lens: Panasonic Lumix G Vario 12-60mm F3.5 - 5.6 Asph. Power OIS (H-FS12060) n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 120mm  
Focal Length (actual): 12 - 60mm  
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x  
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (W) / f/5.6 (T) - f/22  
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 20 cm to Infinity
7.9 in to Infinity
 
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 58.0mm n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 2x, 4x  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection with DFD: Face/Eye detection, Tracking, 49-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+MF, MF Assist, Touch MF Assist, Focus Peaking, Touch AF/AE Function, Touch Pad AF, Touch Shutter Hybrid Phase/Contrast Detect AF: 325 points total, 169 phase-detect points; Single point AF: EVF / LCD: 13x7 / 25x13 (changeable size of AF frame among 5 types), Zone AF: 3x3 / 5x5 / 7x7 from 91 areas on 13x7 grid, Wide/Tracking AF: Up to 18 area
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Tilting 2760k-dot equivalent (field sequential) LCD, 1.39x / 0.70x (35mm eq.) magnification, 17.5mm eyepoint, -4 to +3 diopter, eye sensor EVF: 0.48-inch 3.69M-dot OLED with 100% coverage, 0.75x magnification (35mm format equivalent), 23mm eyepoint (from the rear end of the camera's eyepiece), -4 to +2 diopter adjustment, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: 920,000 dots 3,690,000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.70x 0.75x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 1.39x  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,240,000 dots (413,300 px) 1,040,000 dots
Touchscreen: Yes Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x  
Top Deck Display: No Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 25600 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 200 200
ISO Settings: Auto, iISO, 100 (extended), 200 - 25600; in 1 or 1/3 EV steps AUTO with selectable limit, ISO 200-12800, Extended output sensitivity equivalent to ISO 100, 125, 160, 25600 and 51200
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Flash, White Set 1-4, Color Temperature Setting (2,500-10,000K in 100K steps) Auto, Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, Underwater, Custom (3), Color Temperature (2,500-10,000K)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/16000 - 60 sec 1/32000 - 900 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 1728-zone Intelligent Multiple, Center-weighted, Spot TTL 256-zones metering; Multi, Spot, Average, Center-weighted
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Sweep Panorama (Standard/Wide); Creative Control: Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, L. Monochrome D, 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 Film Simulation: PROVIA/Standard, Velvia/Vivid, ASTIA/Soft, Classic Chrome, PRO Neg.Hi, PRO Neg.Std, Black&White, Black&White+Ye Filter, Black&White+R Filter, Black&White+G Filter, Sepia, ACROS, ACROS+Ye Filter, ACROS+R Filter, ACROS+G Filter, ETERNA/Cinema; Advanced Filter: Toy camera, Miniature, Pop color, High-key, Low-key, Dynamic tone, Soft focus, Partial color (Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple); Dynamic Range Setting: AUTO (100-400%), 100%, 200%, 400%; Dynamic Range Priority: Off, Auto, Weak, Strong; Panorama
Self Timer: 2, 10, 3 shots in 10 seconds 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes 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. Red-eye removal OFF: Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro, Rear-curtain Synchro. Red-eye removal ON: Red-eye Reduction Auto, Red-eye Reduction & Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Red-eye Reduction & Slow Synchro, Red-eye Reduction & Rear-curtain Synchro.
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 4.2 m / 13.8 ft. 8.0 m / 26.2 ft.
Flash Range Description: GN=6.0m (ISO 200) Bundled EF-X8 flash is rated with a Guide Number of 8m at ISO 100 or 11m at ISO 200
Max Flash Sync: 1/200 1/250
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe Hot Shoe, PC Sync Terminal
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No Full TTL exposure
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-II
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW, RAW + JPEG .RAF 14-bit RAW, uncompressed or lossless compression; RAW + JPEG
Movie File Format: AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch) / MP4 (Audio format AAC 2ch) MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264) with linear PCM stereo sound
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: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Threaded cable release, optional wired, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
Connections (extended): Micro HDMI (Type-D), Micro-B USB 2.0 port Micro HDMI (Type D), PC-Sync, 3.5mm stereo mic jack, 2.5mm remote jack; (optional battery grip provides a 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): 9.2 14.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 140 40
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 9.1 14.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 32 27
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 9.2  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 29  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.15 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.060 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.36 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.050 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 1.0 seconds  
Play -> Record Time: 0.5 seconds  
Flash cycle time, full power: 1.5 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 260 shots 310 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 250 shots 300 shots
Battery Life, Video: 70 minutes 35 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary NP-W126S
Usable Battery Types: 7.2v, 1200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NP-W126S Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No Yes
Software
Included Software:    
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Available in black or silver.