Sony Alpha ILCE-A1 vs Panasonic Lumix DC-GX9 Comparison



Let’s compare the Sony Alpha ILCE-A1 vs Panasonic Lumix DC-GX9.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Sony Alpha ILCE-A1 and Panasonic Lumix DC-GX9. While Sony Alpha ILCE-A1 has 35mm sensor, Panasonic Lumix DC-GX9 has 4/3 sensor and 50.1 has a 50.1 MP and Panasonic Lumix DC-GX9 has a 20.3 MP resolution.

  Sony Alpha ILCE-A1 Panasonic Lumix DC-GX9
  Sony Alpha ILCE-A1 Front Panasonic Lumix DC-GX9 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Sony Panasonic
Megapixels 50.1 20.3
Sensor Type CMOS Live MOS
Sensor Format 35mm 4/3
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.0x 2.0x
AA Filter Fixed None
Image Resolution 8640 x 5760 (49.8 MP, 3:2) 5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3)
Body Image Stabilization Yes Yes
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 32000 Min 200 - Max 25600
Full ISO Settings AUTO, ISO 100 - 32000, expandable to ISO 50 - 102400 Auto, iISO, 100 (extended), 200 - 25600; in 1 or 1/3 EV steps
Startup Time 1.0 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Fast Hybrid 4D AF: 759 points (PDAF), 425 points (contrast-detection AF); Wide (759 points (PDAF), 425 points (CDAF))/Zone/Center/Flexible Spot (S/M/L)/Expanded Flexible Spot/Tracking (Wide/Zone/Center/Flexible Spot (S/M/L)/Expanded Flexible Spot); Touch AF Contrast Detection with DFD: Face/Eye detection, Tracking, 49-area, Custom Multi, 1-area, Pinpoint; One Shot AF, Shutter AF, Half Press Release, Quick AF, Continuous AF (during motion picture recording), Eye Sensor AF, AF+MF, MF Assist, Touch MF Assist, Focus Peaking, Touch AF/AE Function, Touch Pad AF, Touch Shutter
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode AUTO, ISO 100 - 32000, expandable to ISO 50 - 102400 Auto, iISO, 100 (extended), 200 - 25600; in 1 or 1/3 EV steps
Shutter Speed Range 1/32000 - 30 sec 1/16000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 165 140
AW Buffer Size 155 32
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,440,000 dots (360,000 px) 1,240,000 dots (413,300 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No No
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF: 0.64" 9.44M-dot QXGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.90x magnification, 60/120/240fps refresh rates, -4.0 to +3.0 diopter, 25mm eyepoint from the eyepiece lens Tilting 2760k-dot equivalent (field sequential) LCD, 1.39x / 0.70x (35mm eq.) magnification, 17.5mm eyepoint, -4 to +3 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 7680x4320 (30p/​25p/​24p) 3840x2160 (30p/24p)
Video File Format XAVC S (Long GOP, H.264 MP4); XAVC HS (Long GOP, H.265 HEVC); XAVC S-I (All-Intra, H.264 MP4) AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch) / MP4 (Audio format AAC 2ch)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC / CFexpress SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot Yes No
SD UHS Support 2x CFexpress Type A+SD UHS-II
Microphone Jack Yes No
Headphone Jack Yes No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/400s (1/500s APS-C crop mode) 1/200
Internal connections USB-C (USB 3.2 10Gbps), Type-D Micro HDMI, 1000Base-T Ethernet, 3.5mm Microphone and Headphone Jacks, Sync Terminal Micro HDMI (Type-D), Micro-B USB 2.0 port
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC Yes No
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,USB 3.0 Super Speed,Ethernet,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 430 shots 250 shots
Battery Types NP-FZ100 Lithium-ion rechargeable 7.2v, 1200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 26.0 oz (737 g) includes batteries 23.3 oz (660 g) includes batteries, kit lens
Size 5.1 x 3.8 x 3.2 in. (129 x 97 x 81 mm) 4.9 x 2.8 x 1.8 in. (124 x 72 x 47 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2021-03-01 2018-03-15