Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF8 Comparison

Let’s compare the Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF8.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II and Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF8. While Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II has 35mm sensor, Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF8 has 4/3 sensor and 42.4 has a 42.4 MP and Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF8 has a 16.0 MP resolution.

  Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF8
  Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II Front Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF8 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Sony Panasonic
Megapixels 42.4 16.0
Sensor Type CMOS Live MOS
Sensor Format 35mm 4/3
SLR Type Dslr Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.0x 2.0x
AA Filter None Fixed
Image Resolution 7952 x 5304 (42.2 MP, 3:2) 4592 x 3448 (15.8 MP, 4:3)
Body Image Stabilization Yes No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 25600 Min 200 - Max 25600
Full ISO Settings AUTO (ISO 100-6400, selectable lower limit and upper limit), ISO 100 - 25600, expandable to ISO 50 - 102400 Auto, Intelligent ISO, 100 (extended), 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600; in 1 or 1/3 EV steps
Startup Time 1.2 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type TTL Phase-detection AF: Dedicated CCD line sensors: 79 points (15 cross-type points, F2.8- sensitive at the center point); Focal Plane Phase Detection: 399 points (323 selectable points, 79 hybrid-cross auto focus points*) * When Hybrid Phase Detection AF is activated Contrast Detection: Face/eye detection, AF Tracking, 23-area, 1-area, Pinpoint; One Shot AF, Shutter AF, Half Press Release, Quick AF, Continuous AF (during motion picture recording), AF+MF, MF Assist, Touch MF Assist, Focus Peaking, Touch AF/AE Function, Touch Shutter
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode AUTO (ISO 100-6400, selectable lower limit and upper limit), ISO 100 - 25600, expandable to ISO 50 - 102400 Auto, Intelligent ISO, 100 (extended), 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600; in 1 or 1/3 EV steps
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/16000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 61
AW Buffer Size 25
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,228,800 dots (307,200 px) 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen No Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen Yes No
Selfie Screen Yes Yes
Top Deck Display Yes No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF: 1.3cm (0.5-inch) 2.4M-dot XGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.78x magnification, -4.0 to +3.0 diopter, eyepoint 23mm from the eyepiece lens/18.5mm from the eyepiece frame at -1 m-1 (CIPA standard), eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p) 1920x1080 (60p/60i/30p/24p)
Video File Format XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch) / MP4 (Audio format AAC 2ch)
Memory Card Type MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot Yes No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes No
Headphone Jack Yes No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250 1/50
Internal connections Multi-Terminal Micro USB (with remote support), Type-D Micro HDMI (can output up to 4K/30p 8-bit 4:2:2) ; Microphone and Headphone jacks, DC input terminal Micro HDMI (Type-D)
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC Yes 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) 390 shots
Battery Types NP-FM500H Lithium-ion rechargeable 7.2v, 680mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 29.9 oz (849 g) 11.9 oz (336 g) includes batteries, kit lens
Size 5.6 x 4.1 x 3.0 in. (143 x 104 x 76 mm) 4.2 x 2.5 x 1.3 in. (107 x 65 x 33 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2016-11-30 2018-02-15