Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85 vs Nikon Z7 Comparison

Let’s compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85 vs Nikon Z7.

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 Z7. While Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85 has 4/3 sensor, Nikon Z7 has 35mm sensor and 16.0 has a 16.0 MP and Nikon Z7 has a 45.7 MP resolution.

  Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85 Nikon Z7
  Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85 Front Nikon Z7 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Panasonic Nikon
Megapixels 16.0 45.7
Sensor Type Live MOS CMOS
Sensor Format 4/3 35mm
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Crop Factor 2.0x 1.0x
AA Filter None None
Image Resolution 4592 x 3448 (15.8 MP, 4:3) 8256 x 5504 (45.4 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes Yes
Native ISO Min 200 - Max 25600 Min 64 - Max 25600
Full ISO Settings Auto, Intelligent ISO, 100 (extended), 200 - 25600; in 1 or 1/3 EV steps Auto, 64 - 25,600 in 1/3, 1/2 or 1EV steps, plus down to 32 in Lo-1 and up to 102,400 in Hi-2
Startup Time 0.8 seconds 1.5 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 Hybrid phase-detection/contrast AF; 493 (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.
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, Intelligent ISO, 100 (extended), 200 - 25600; in 1 or 1/3 EV steps Auto, 64 - 25,600 in 1/3, 1/2 or 1EV steps, plus down to 32 in Lo-1 and up to 102,400 in Hi-2
Shutter Speed Range 1/16000 - 60 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size Unlimited 26
AW Buffer Size 50 23
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.2
LCD Resolution 1,040,000 dots (347,000 px) 2,100,000 dots
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen Yes No
Selfie Screen Yes No
Top Deck Display No Yes
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / 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) 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
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/24p) 3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch) / MP4 (Audio format AAC 2ch) MOV/MP4 (H.265/MPEG-4 AVC, Linear PCM/AAC audio)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC XQD
Dual Card Slot No No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack No Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes No
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 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)
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No No
Bluetooth No Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 320 shots 330 shots
Battery Types 7.2v, 1200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable EN-EL15b/EN-EL15a/EN-EL15 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 25.7 oz (728 g) includes batteries, kit lens 41.4 oz (1,175 g) includes batteries, kit lens
Size 5.1 x 3.5 x 2.9 in. (128 x 89 x 74 mm) 5.3 x 4.0 x 2.7 in. (134 x 101 x 68 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $797.99 Buy from Amazon for $3,396.95
Release Date 2016-10-15 2018-09-27