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    Comparison of the Specs: Panasonic Lumix G9 vs. Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II


    Yesterday, Panasonic presented the G9 model – the camera which may become an interesting alternative for the Olympus system, particularly the OMD-EM1 Mark II model. In the table below you can find a comparison of specification of both models. However, it is worth remembering that the Olympus camera has been on the market for more than a year.

    The comparison of Panasonic G9 and the GH5 model can be found here.

    Feature Panasonic Lumix G9 Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
    Camera Format: Micro Four Thirds (2x Crop Factor) Micro Four Thirds (2x Crop Factor)
    Resolution: Effective: 20.3 Megapixel Effective: 20.3 Megapixel
    Max Resolution: 20MP
    Sensor Type & Size: MOS
    File Formats: Still Images: JPEG, RAW
    Movies: AVCHD Ver. 2.0, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
    Audio: AAC, Dolby Digital 2ch, Linear PCM
    Still Images: JPEG, RAW
    Movies: AVI, MJPEG, MOV, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
    Audio: Linear PCM (Stereo), WAV
    Video Format: 3840x2160p at 23.98, 29.97, 48, 59.94 fps (MP4)
    1920x1080p at 29.97, 59.94, 180 fps (MP4)
    1920x1080p at 23.98, 59.94 fps (AVCHD)
    1920x1080i at 59.94 fps (AVCHD)
    4096x2160p at 24fps 237Mbps
    3840x2160p at 23.98, 25, 29.97fps 102Mbps
    1920x1080p at 23.98, 25, 29.97, 50, 59.94 fps
    1280x720p at 23.98, 25, 29.97, 50, 59.94fps
    Dust Reduction System: Yes Yes
    Memory Card Type: SD, SDHC, SDXC SD, SDHC, SDXC
    Image Stabilization: Sensor-Shift, 5-Way Sensor-Shift, 5-Way
    Focus Mode: Continuous-Servo AF (C), Flexible (AFF), Manual Focus (M), Single-servo AF (S) Continuous-Servo AF (C), Manual Focus (M), Single-servo AF (S)
    Autofocus Points: Contrast Detection: 225 Phase Detection: 121 (121 Cross-Type)
    Contrast Detection: 121
    Viewfinder Type : Electronic Electronic
    Viewfinder Pixel Count: 3,680,000 2,360,000
    Viewfinder Coverage: 100% 100%
    Viewfinder Magnification: Approx. 0.83x Approx. 1.3x
    Display Screen: 3" Rear Touchscreen Swivel Touchscreen LCD (1,040,000) 3" Rear Touchscreen Swivel LCD (1,037,000)
    ISO Sensitivity: Auto, 200-25600 (Extended Mode: 100-25600) Auto, 200-6400 (Extended Mode: 64-25600)
    Shutter: Type: Electronic & Mechanical
    Speed: 60 - 1/8000 Second
    Type: Electronic & Mechanical
    Speed: 30 - 1 Minute in Bulb Mode
    1/24 - 1/16000 Second in Movie Mode
    Type: Electronic
    Speed: 1 - 1/16000 Second
    Type: Mechanical
    Speed: 60 - 1/8000 Second
    Type: Electronic
    Speed: 60 - 1/32000 Second
    30-1 Minute in Bulb Mode
    Metering Method: Center-Weighted Average Metering
    Spot Metering
    Center-Weighted Average Metering
    Spot Metering
    Buffer/Continuous Shooting : Up to 9fps at 20.3 MP
    Up to 12fps at 20.3MP
    Up to 20fps at 20.3MP
    Up to 60fps at 20.3MP
    Up to 30fps at 18MP
    Up to 60fps at 8MP
    Up to 15 fps at 20.4 MP
    Up to 10fps at 20.4MP
    Up to 8.5fps at 20.4MP
    Up to 60fps at 20.4MP
    Up to 18fps at 20.4MP
    Flash Modes: Auto
    Auto/Red-Eye Reduction
    Forced On
    Forced On/Red-Eye Reduction
    Slow Sync
    Slow Sync/Red-Eye Reduction
    Red-Eye Reduction
    Second-Curtain Sync
    Slow Sync
    Slow Sync/Red-Eye Reduction
    Max Sync Speed: 1 / 250 Second 1 / 250 Second
    Connectivity: 1/8" Headphone, 1/8" Microphone
    2.5mm Sub-mini (2-Ring)
    HDMI A (Full Size)
    USB 3.0
    Viera Link
    1/8" Headphone, 1/8" Microphone
    2.5mm Sub-mini (2-Ring)
    HDMI D (Micro)
    USB 3.0
    X-Sync Socket
    Wi-Fi Capable: Yes Yes
    Battery: 1 x DMW-BLF19 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion 1860 mAh 1 x BLH-1 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery
    Operating Temperature: 14-104°F (-10 to 40°C)
    Humidity: 10-80%
    14-104°F (-10 to 40°C)
    Humidity: 30-90%
    Size: 5.4x3.8x3.6"
    5.3 x 3.6 x 2.7"
    (134x91x69 mm)
    Weight: 1.27lbs (579g) Body Only 1.263lbs (574g) with Battery

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