Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R IV vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF8 Comparison



Let’s compare the Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R IV 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 ILCE-A7R IV and Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF8. While Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R IV has 35mm sensor, Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF8 has 4/3 sensor and 61.0 has a 61.0 MP and Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF8 has a 16.0 MP resolution.

  Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R IV Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF8
  Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R IV Front Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF8 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Sony Panasonic
Megapixels 61.0 16.0
Sensor Type CMOS Live MOS
Sensor Format 35mm 4/3
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.0x 2.0x
AA Filter None Fixed
Image Resolution 9504 x 6336 (60.2 MP, 3:2) 4592 x 3448 (15.8 MP, 4:3)
Body Image Stabilization Yes No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 32000 Min 200 - Max 25600
Full ISO Settings AUTO (ISO 100-12800; selectable lower limit and upper limit), ISO 100 - 32000, 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
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Fast Hybrid 4D AF: 567 points (PDAF), APS-C mode with full-frame lens: 325 points (PDAF), with APS-C lens: 247 points (PDAF) / 425 points (contrast-detection AF); Wide (567 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: 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 100-12800; selectable lower limit and upper limit), ISO 100 - 32000, 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 68
AW Buffer Size 30
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,440,000 dots (360,000 px) 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No Yes
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF: 1.3 cm (0.5 type) 5.76M-dot UXGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.78x magnification, -4.0 to +3.0m-1 diopter, Approx. 23mm eyepoint from the eyepiece lens, 18.5mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1, 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 SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot Yes No
SD UHS Support Dual SD UHS-II slots
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 USB-C (USB 3.1 Gen 1), Multi-Terminal Micro USB (with remote support), Type-D Micro HDMI, 3.5mm Microphone and Headphone jacks 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,USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 530 shots
Battery Types NP-FZ100 Lithium-ion rechargeable 7.2v, 680mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 23.5 oz (665 g) includes batteries 11.9 oz (336 g) includes batteries, kit lens
Size 5.1 x 3.8 x 3.1 in. (129 x 96 x 78 mm) 4.2 x 2.5 x 1.3 in. (107 x 65 x 33 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2019-09-01 2018-02-15