Nikon Z6 vs Panasonic Lumix DC-S1 Comparison

Let’s compare the Nikon Z6 vs Panasonic Lumix DC-S1.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Nikon Z6 and Panasonic Lumix DC-S1. Both cameras have 35mm sensors but Nikon Z6 has a 24.5 MP and Panasonic Lumix DC-S1 has a 24.2 MP resolution.

  Nikon Z6 Panasonic Lumix DC-S1
  Nikon Z6 Front Panasonic Lumix DC-S1 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Nikon Panasonic
Megapixels 24.5 24.2
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 35mm 35mm
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.0x 1.0x
AA Filter Fixed None
Image Resolution 6048 x 4024 (24.3 MP, 3:2) 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes Yes
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 51200 Min 100 - Max 51200
Full ISO Settings Auto, 100 - 51,200 in 1/3, 1/2 or 1EV steps, plus down to 50 in Lo-1 and up to 204,800 in Hi-2 Auto, 100-51200, expandable to 50-204800
Startup Time 1.5 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Hybrid phase-detection/contrast AF; 273 (single-point AF); Pinpoint, single-point and dynamic-area AF (pinpoint and dynamic-area AF available in photo mode only); wide-area AF (S); wide-area AF (L); auto-area AF; Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); continuous-servo AF (AF-C); full-time AF (AF-F; available only in movie mode); predictive focus tracking; Manual focus (M): Electronic rangefinder can be used; Touch AF and Touch Shutter supported. Contrast Detection with DFD and AI subject recognition: Auto Detection (Face, Eye, Body, Animal) / Tracking / 225-Area / Zone (Vertical/Horizontal) / Zone (Square) / Zone (Oval) / 1-Area+ / 1-Area / Pinpoint / Custom 1, 2, 3 (Full area touch is available) (Scalable AF frame size and flexible AF position)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 100 - 51,200 in 1/3, 1/2 or 1EV steps, plus down to 50 in Lo-1 and up to 204,800 in Hi-2 Auto, 100-51200, expandable to 50-204800
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 47 999
AW Buffer Size 35 90
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.2
LCD Resolution 2,100,000 dots 2,100,000 dots (525,000 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No No
Top Deck Display Yes Yes
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF: 1.27-cm/0.5-in., approx. 3690k-dot (Quad VGA) OLED with color balance and auto and 11-level manual brightness controls, 100% coverage, 0.8x magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, eye sensor 5,760k-dot 3:2 OLED, 100% coverage, 0.78x magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -4.0 to +2.0 diopter adjustment, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p) 3840x2160 (60p/30p/24p)
Video File Format MOV/MP4 (H.265/MPEG-4 AVC, Linear PCM/AAC audio) MP4: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC (Audio format: LPCM (2ch 48kHz/16-bit), AAC (2ch)); MP4 HEVC: H.265/HEVC (Audio format: AAC (2ch)); AVCHD Progressive (Audio format: Dolby Audio (2ch)); AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Audio (2ch))
Memory Card Type XQD XQD / SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No Yes
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack Yes Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/200 1/250? (up to 1/320 at reduced power with DMW-FL580L)
Internal connections Mini (Type C) HDMI, USB 3.0 Type C (SuperSpeed USB), 10-pin Expansion Terminal, Stereo Mic Jack (3.5mm, plug-in power provided), Stereo Audio Out (3.5mm) USB-C, HDMI (Type A), 3.5mm microphone jack, 3.5mm headphone jack, 2.5mm remote jack
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No No
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 310 shots 360 shots
Battery Types EN-EL15b/EN-EL15a/EN-EL15 Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 41.4 oz (1,175 g) includes batteries, kit lens 36.0 oz (1,021 g) includes batteries
Size 5.3 x 4.0 x 2.7 in. (134 x 101 x 68 mm) 5.9 x 4.3 x 3.8 in. (149 x 110 x 97 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $1,996.95 Buy from Amazon for $2,498.00
Release Date 2018-11-16 2019-04-01