Nikon Z50 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 Comparison



Let’s compare the Nikon Z50 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Nikon Z50 and Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85. While Nikon Z50 has APS-C sensor, Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 has 4/3 sensor and 20.9 has a 20.9 MP and Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 has a 16.0 MP resolution.

  Nikon Z50 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85
  Nikon Z50 Front Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Nikon Panasonic
Megapixels 20.9 16.0
Sensor Type CMOS Live MOS
Sensor Format APS-C 4/3
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.5x 2.0x
AA Filter None None
Image Resolution 5568 x 3712 (20.7 MP, 3:2) 4592 x 3448 (15.8 MP, 4:3)
Body Image Stabilization No Yes
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 51200 Min 200 - Max 25600
Full ISO Settings Auto, ISO 100 - 51200, expandable to 204,800 Auto, Intelligent ISO, 100 (extended), 200 - 25600; in 1 or 1/3 EV steps
Startup Time 0.9 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Hybrid Phase/Contrast Detect AF with 209 PDAF points; Pinpoint, Single-Point, Dynamic-area AF, Wide-area AF (S/L), Auto-area AF; Face and Eye-detect AF Contrast Detection: 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
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, ISO 100 - 51200, expandable to 204,800 Auto, Intelligent ISO, 100 (extended), 200 - 25600; in 1 or 1/3 EV steps
Shutter Speed Range 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/16000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size Unlimited
AW Buffer Size 44
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px) 1,040,000 dots (347,000 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen Yes No
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF: 2.36M-dot XGA OLED, 100% coverage, 1.02x magnification, 20mm eyepoint, -3 to +3 diopter, eye sensor EVF: 2,764,800 dots equivalent LCD, 100% coverage, 1.39x / 0.7x (35mm eq.) magnification, 17.5mm eyepoint, -4.0 to +3.0 diopter range, eye sensor (high/low sensitivity)
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p) 3840x2160 (30p/24p)
Video File Format MOV, MP4 (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Stereo Linear PCM, AAC) AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch) / MP4 (Audio format AAC 2ch)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes No
Headphone Jack No No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/200 1/160
Internal connections Micro (Type-D) HDMI, Micro-B USB 2.0, 3.5mm Stereo Microphone Jack (plug-in power supported) Micro HDMI (Type-D), Micro-B USB 2.0
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No No
Bluetooth Yes No
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 280 shots 270 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable 7.2v, 1025mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 18.8 oz (533 g) includes batteries, kit lens 17.6 oz (498 g) includes batteries, kit lens
Size 5.0 x 3.7 x 2.4 in. (127 x 94 x 60 mm) 4.8 x 2.8 x 1.7 in. (122 x 71 x 44 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $998.00 Buy from Amazon for $531.32
Release Date 2019-11-15 2016-05-30