Nikon D7500 vs. Panasonic Lumix G9 - Camera Comparison

Nikon D7500 vs. Panasonic Lumix G9:

Nikon D7500
Nikon D7500 ✭ Camspex.com
BODY
Panasonic Lumix G9
Panasonic Lumix G9 ✭ Camspex.com
2017
YEARYear of announcement
2017
Carbon fiber reinforced plastic
BODY MATERIAL
Magnesium alloy
Weather
sealed
WEATHER SEALING
Weather
sealed
Nikon F
LENS MOUNT
Micro Four Thirds
150000 cycles
SHUTTER LIFEThe shutter durability as rated by the manufacturer.
200000 cycles
720 g
136 x 104 x 73 mm
DIMENSIONS
& WEIGHTLength x Height x Width and the Weight according to CIPA (incl. batteries and memory card)
DIMENS.
& WEIGHTLength x Height x Width and the Weight according to CIPA (incl. batteries and memory card)
137 x 97 x 92 mm
658 g
Nikon D7500
Panasonic Lumix G9
20.9 MP
Sony IMX321 CMOS APS-C sensor
APS-C
SENSORThe number of effective megapixels (MP). Sensor manufacturer (if known) and sensor type.
20.3 MP
NMOS Four Thirds sensor
Four Thirds
23.5 x 15.7 mm
SENSOR SIZE
17.3 x 13.0 mm
5568 x 3712 pixels
MAX. RESOLUTIONMaximum still image resolution
MAX. RES.Maximum still image resolution
5184 x 3888 pixels
1.5x
CROP FACTORA 50mm lens on a camera with a crop factor of 1.5x would behave like a 75mm lens on a full-frame camera with a crop factor of 1x (50mm x 1.5 = 75mm)
2x
Bayer array
COLOR FILTER
Bayer array
4.2 μm
PIXEL PITCHThe center-to-center distance between two pixels (photosites) on a sensor. The larger the photosites, the more light they can capture and the lower is the level of visible "noise" in captured images.
3.3 μm
None
LOW-PASS FILTERA low-pass filter blurs fine details of an image to eliminate the moiré and the color artifacts of finely patterned structures. Without a low-pass filter images will appear sharper, but there is also a risk of moiré occurring in certain scenes.
None
3:2
NATIVE
ASPECT RATIOThe width to height ratio of the "straight out of the camera" images. However, most modern digital cameras are capable of producing images in various aspect ratios.
ASPECT RATIOThe width to height ratio of the "straight out of the camera" images. However, most modern digital cameras are capable of producing images in various aspect ratios.
4:3
12 or 14 bit RAW, JPEG
OUTPUT FORMATS
RAW, JPEG, 6K PHOTO from MP4
Auto, 100 - 51200
(can be extended to ISO 50, 1640000)
ISO SEN­SITIVITY
Auto, 200 - 25600
(can be extended to ISO 100)
Nikon D7500
DXOMARK
SENSOR
SCOREAnalysis of the camera image quality by dxomark.com
Panasonic Lumix G9
86
OVERALL SCOREDXOMARK Sensor Overall Score shows a camera's sensor quality in terms of noise, ability to render high contrast, formation of colored noise, ability to shoot in low light.
Not tested
 
24.3
COLOR DEPTHThe color depth performance (DXOMARK Portrait Score) in bits
Not tested
 
14
DYNAMIC RANGEThe maximum dynamic range performance (DXOMARK Landscape Score) in exposure value (EV)
Not tested
 
1483
LOW-LIGHT ISOThe low-light sensitivity performance (DXOMARK Sports Score) in ISO sensitivity value
Not tested
 
Nikon D7500
Panasonic Lumix G9
COVERAGE:
100 %
SIZE:
0.63
camspex.com — Viewfinder — Nikon D7500
VIEW­FINDERThe viewfinder frame COVERAGE in percent and the real viewfinder SIZE (VF magnification corrected by the crop factor of a camera — this way cameras with different sensor sizes can be compared).
camspex.com — Viewfinder — Panasonic Lumix DC-G9
COVERAGE:
100 %
SIZE:
0.83
Optical (pentaprism)
VF TYPE
Electronic (3 680 000 dot OLED)
Articulated
 921 600 dot LCD
REAR SCREEN
Articulated 
1 036 800 dot LCD
3.2 inch
SCREEN SIZE
3.2 inch
LIVE VIEW & TOUCH SCREEN
LV & TS
camspex.com — Top plate LCD — Nikon D7500
TOP LCD PANELLCD panel on top of the camera which provides information about the current camera settings.
camspex.com — Top plate LCD — Panasonic Lumix G9
Nikon D7500
Panasonic Lumix G9
Phase detection, Contrast detection in Live View mode
AUTOFOCUS SYSTEM
AF SYSTEM
Contrast detection with Post Focus and Focus Stacking
51
51
FOCUS POINTSAutofocus points
as shown in the figures below:

linear sensors
cross-type sensors
dual cross-type sensors
contrast autofocus areas
225
225
15
CROSS-TYPE FOCUS POINTS
CROSS-TYPE FP
0
camspex.com — Autofocus system — Nikon D7500
-3
EV

100

The minimum exposure value of the AF working range (at 23°C and ISO 100). The smaller this value, the less light is needed for normal autofocus operation.
-4
camspex.com — Autofocus system — Panasonic Lumix G9
28 %
AF COVERAGEFrame coverage by AF sensors in percent.
69 %
Yes
IN-BODY
AF MOTORAn in-body AF motor gives the ability to auto-focus with older lenses which don't have their own motors.
None
No
IN-BODY IMAGE STABILIZATION
IMAGE STABI
5-axis sensor shift
8
fps
CONTINUOUS DRIVEMaximum frames per second (fps) in continuous drive mode when using the mechanical shutter.
CONT. DRIVEMaximum frames per second (fps) in continuous drive mode when using the mechanical shutter.
12
fps
100 JPEG shots
50 RAW shots
MAX. BURSTMaximum number of shots in high-speed continuous drive mode until the buffer is full.
600 JPEG shots
60 RAW shots
-5/+5 EV (in 1/3 or 1/2 EV steps)
EXPOSURE COMPENSATION
EXP. COMP.
-5/+5 EV (in 1/3 EV steps)
Bulb, 30 sec → 1/8000 sec
SHUTTER SPEED
Bulb, 60 sec → 1/8000 sec
Nikon D7500
Panasonic Lumix G9

X-SYNC:
1/250
GUIDE
NUMBER:

GN:
12
BUILT-IN FLASH
No
built-in
flash

No
flash

X-SYNC:
1/250
Yes
HOT SHOE
Yes
USB 2.0 (micro B)
USB
USB 3.0 Super Speed
2160p @ 30 fps (4K)
MAX. VIDEO RESOLUTION
VIDEO
2160p @ 60 fps (4K)
Microphone port, Headphone port, HDMI
CONNECTIONS
CONNECT.
Microphone port, Headphone port, HDMI
BUILT-IN
DEVICES
SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS-I compatible)
STORAGE TYPES
SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS-I/II compatible)
1
CARD SLOTS
2
950
shots
BATTERY LIFEMaximum number of images that can be shot per single battery charge (according to CIPA).
380
shots
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