Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85 vs Nikon D3500 Comparison

Let’s compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85 vs Nikon D3500.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85 and Nikon D3500. While Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85 has 4/3 sensor, Nikon D3500 has APS-C sensor and 16.0 has a 16.0 MP and Nikon D3500 has a 24.2 MP resolution.

  Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85 Nikon D3500
  Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85 Front Nikon D3500 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Panasonic Nikon
Megapixels 16.0 24.2
Sensor Type Live MOS CMOS
Sensor Format 4/3 APS-C
SLR Type Mirrorless Dslr
Crop Factor 2.0x 1.5x
AA Filter None None
Image Resolution 4592 x 3448 (15.8 MP, 4:3) 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes No
Native ISO Min 200 - Max 25600 Min 100 - Max 25600
Full ISO Settings Auto, Intelligent ISO, 100 (extended), 200 - 25600; in 1 or 1/3 EV steps Auto, 100 - 25600
Startup Time 0.8 seconds 0.4 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type 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 OVF: Nikon Multi-CAM 1000 11-Area Phase Detection, 1 cross-type, 10 line-type; Contrast-detect AF in Live View mode
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, Intelligent ISO, 100 (extended), 200 - 25600; in 1 or 1/3 EV steps Auto, 100 - 25600
Shutter Speed Range 1/16000 - 60 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size Unlimited 100
AW Buffer Size 50 13
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,040,000 dots (347,000 px) 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen Yes No
Articulating Screen Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen Yes No
Selfie Screen Yes No
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes No
Viewfinder EVF / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF: 2.36m-dot OLED, 100% coverage, 1.48x / 0.74x (35mm eq.) magnification, 20mm eyepoint, -4.0 to +4.0 diopter range, eye sensor (high/low sensitivity) SLR type; eye-level pentamirror, 95% coverage, 0.85x mag., 18mm eyepoint, -1.7 to +0.5 diopter, Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VII screen
Focus Peaking Yes No
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/24p) 1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch) / MP4 (Audio format AAC 2ch) MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Monaural Linear PCM)
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 1/160 1/200
Internal connections Micro HDMI (Type-D), Micro-B USB 2.0, 3.5mm external mic jack, 2.5mm wired remote jack Type-C Mini HDMI with CEC, USB 2.0
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes No
NFC No No
Bluetooth No Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 320 shots 1550 shots
Battery Types 7.2v, 1200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 25.7 oz (728 g) includes batteries, kit lens 21.7 oz (615 g) includes batteries, kit lens
Size 5.1 x 3.5 x 2.9 in. (128 x 89 x 74 mm) 4.9 x 3.8 x 2.7 in. (124 x 97 x 70 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $797.99 Buy from Amazon for $396.95
Release Date 2016-10-15 2018-09-15