Sony Alpha ILCE-A9 II vs Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S Comparison



Let’s compare the Sony Alpha ILCE-A9 II vs Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S.

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-A9 II and Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S. While Sony Alpha ILCE-A9 II has 35mm sensor, Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S has 4/3 sensor and 24.2 has a 24.2 MP and Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S has a 10.2 MP resolution.

  Sony Alpha ILCE-A9 II Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S
  Sony Alpha ILCE-A9 II Front Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Sony Panasonic
Megapixels 24.2 10.2
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 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2) 3680 x 2760 (10.2 MP, 4:3)
Body Image Stabilization Yes No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 51200 Min 160 - Max 51200
Full ISO Settings AUTO, ISO 100 - 51200, expandable to ISO 50 - 204800 Auto, iISO, 160 - 51200 in 1 or 1/3 EV steps, extendable to 80 - 204800
Startup Time 1.1 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Fast Hybrid AF: Wide (693 points (phase-detection AF), 425 points (contrast-detection AF)) / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Expanded Flexible Spot / Lock-on AF (Wide / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Expanded Flexible Spot) Contrast Detection with DFD: Face/Eye detection, Tracking, 225-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 - 51200, expandable to ISO 50 - 204800 Auto, iISO, 160 - 51200 in 1 or 1/3 EV steps, extendable to 80 - 204800
Shutter Speed Range 1/32000 - 30 sec 1/16000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 361 600
AW Buffer Size 239 120
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.2
LCD Resolution 1,440,000 dots (360,000 px) 1,620,000 dots (405,000 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No Yes
Selfie Screen No Yes
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF: 1.3 cm (0.5 type) 3,686K-dot Quad VGA 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 (CIPA standard), STD 60fps / HI 120fps, eye sensor 3680K-dot OLED, 1.52x / 0.76x (35mm eq.) magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -4 to +3 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p) 4096x2160 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo MOV, MP4, AVCHD, AVCHD Progressive
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot Yes Yes
SD UHS Support Dual SD UHS-II Both Slots UHS-II
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack Yes Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250 1/250
Internal connections USB-C (USB 3.2 Gen 1), Multi Micro-B USB 2.0, Type-D Micro HDMI, 1000Base-T Ethernet, 3.5mm Microphone and Headphone Jacks, Sync Terminal USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-C, HDMI Type-A, 2.5mm Wired Remote Jack, 3.5mm External Mic Jack, 3.5mm Headphone Jack, TC In/Out via Flash Sync Terminal
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,USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 500 shots 410 shots
Battery Types NP-FZ100 Lithium-ion rechargeable 7.2v, 1860mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 23.9 oz (678 g) 23.3 oz (660 g) includes batteries
Size 5.1 x 3.8 x 3.1 in. (129 x 96 x 78 mm) 5.5 x 3.9 x 3.4 in. (139 x 98 x 87 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $4,500.00 Buy from Amazon for $2,215.00
Release Date 2019-11-15 2018-02-22