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Comparisons / Comparison of Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 II and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA

Comparison of Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 II and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA [S]ave

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA
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Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 II
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General
ModelSony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VAPanasonic Lumix DC-GH5 II
BrandSonyPanasonic
Manufacturer urlhttps://www.sony.com/https://www.panasonic.com
Model numberRX100 VAGH5 II
Alternate model number(s)
  • dsc-rx100m5a
  • dc-gh5m2
Camera formatCompactCompact System Camera
Release year (year)2018-
Tripod mount++
Length (mm)102139
Width (mm)4187
Height (mm)5898
Weight (g)299727
Waterproof--
PredecessorSony RX100 VPanasonic GH5
Image Sensor
Sensor typeCMOSLive MOS
Sensor manufacturerSony Exmor RSPanasonic
Effective megapixels (MP)20.1020.30
Sensor format1 inch4/3
Sensor area (mm²)116.16224.90
Sensor width (mm)13.2017.30
Sensor height (mm)8.8013.00
Approximate pixel pitch (micron)2.413.34
Focal Length Multiplier (x)2.702.00
Aspect ratio3:24:3
Color filter typeRGBGRGBG
Anti aliasing filterFixedNone
Self-cleaning-+
Sensor shift image stabilization-+
On-sensor phase detect+-
Image Capture
Image resolution
  • 12416 x 1852(23.0 mp other)
  • 1920 x 1920(3.7 mp 1:1)
  • 2160 x 3872(8.4 mp other)
  • 2160 x 5536(12.0 mp other)
  • 2544 x 2544(6.5 mp 1:1)
  • 2592 x 1944(5.0 mp 4:3)
  • 2720 x 1528(4.2 mp 16:9)
  • 2736 x 1824(5.0 mp 3:2)
  • 3648 x 2056(7.5 mp other)
  • 3648 x 3648(13.3 mp 1:1)
  • 3888 x 2592(10.1 mp 3:2)
  • 4864 x 3648(17.7 mp 4:3)
  • 5472 x 3080(16.9 mp 16:9)
  • 5472 x 3648(20.0 mp 3:2)
  • 640 x 480(0.3 mp 4:3)
  • 8192 x 1856(15.2 mp other)
  • 1920 x 1080(2.1 mp 16:9)
  • 1968 x 1968(3.9 mp 1:1)
  • 2264 x 1968(4.5 mp other)
  • 2624 x 1752(4.6 mp 3:2)
  • 2784 x 2784(7.8 mp 1:1)
  • 2880 x 2880(8.3 mp 1:1)
  • 3328 x 2496(8.3 mp 4:3)
  • 3504 x 2336(8.2 mp 3:2)
  • 3712 x 2480(9.2 mp 3:2)
  • 3712 x 2784(10.3 mp 4:3)
  • 3840 x 2160(8.3 mp 16:9)
  • 3840 x 2160(8.3 mp 16:9)
  • 3888 x 3888(15.1 mp 1:1)
  • 4992 x 3744(18.7 mp 4:3)
  • 5184 x 2920(15.1 mp 16:9)
  • 5184 x 3456(17.9 mp 3:2)
  • 5184 x 3456(17.9 mp 3:2)
  • 5184 x 3888(20.2 mp 4:3)
Image file format
  • jpeg
  • raw (arw 2.3)
  • raw+jpeg
  • jpeg (exif 2.31)
  • raw
  • raw + jpeg
Continuous-mode (fps)23.9012.00
Video Capture
Can take movies++
Movie resolution
  • 1244x420
  • 1292x436
  • 1824x1026
  • 1824x616
  • 1920x1080
  • 3840x2160
  • 912x308
  • 1920x1080
  • 1920x1080
  • 3328x2496
  • 3840x2160
  • 3840x2160
  • 4096x2160
  • 4096x2160
  • 4992x3744
Movie max framerate (fps)1,000120
Image Storage
Movie file formatXAVC S 4K / XAVC S HD / AVCHD Ver.2.0 / MP4; with LPCM (2ch) / Dolby Digital (AC3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC audioMOV, MP4
Composite video out--
Hd video out++
Hd video connectionHDMIHDMI
Lens and Optics
Lens mount-Micro Four Thirds
LensZeiss Vario-Sonnar T* Lens; 10 elements in 9 groups (9 aspheric elements including AA lens)-
Focal length (35mm equivalent) (mm)24.00 - 70.00-
Focal length (actual) (mm)7.00-
Zoom ratio (x)2.92-
Aperture range (f)0.09 - 0.56-
Integrated nd filter+-
Min focus range (cm)5-
Optical image stabilization+-
Digital zoom++
Digital zoom values (x)
  • 2
  • 4
  • 1.4
  • 1.4
  • 1.5
  • 1.6
  • 2
  • 2
  • 2.7
  • 4
Auto Focus
Auto focus++
Auto focus typeFast Hybrid AF: Phase Detection/Contrast Detection with 315 PDAF points, 25 CDAF areas; Zone, Center, Flexible Spot (S / M / L)Contrast Detection with DFD: Face/Eye/Head/Body/Animal detection, Tracking, 225-area
Auto focus assist light++
Manual focus++
Viewfinder
ViewfinderEVF / LCDEVF / LCD
Viewfinder typePop-up EVF: 0.39-inch, XGA OLED, 2,359,296 dots, 100% coverage, 0.59x magnification, 20mm eye-point (from eyepiece)/193680K-dot OLED, 1.52x / 0.76x (35mm eq.) magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -4 to +3 diopter, eye sensor, 60/120fps refresh rate
Focus peaking++
Evf resolution (dots)2,359,2963,680,000
Viewfinder magnification (35mm equivalent) (x)0.590.76
Display
Eye-level viewfinder++
Rear display++
Rear display size (inch)3.003.00
Rear display resolution (dots)1,228,8001,840,000
Touchscreen-+
Articulating screen++
Tilt swivel screen-+
Selfie screen++
Max playback zoom (x)1316
Top deck display--
Exposure
Maximum iso (native)12,80025,600
Minimum iso (native)125200
Iso settingsAuto, ISO 125 - 12800 with ISO 80 and 100 low extensions, up to 25600 with Multi Frame NRAuto, iISO, 100 (extended), 200 - 25600; in 1 or 1/3 EV steps
Auto iso mode++
White balance settings
  • ambience or white priority)
  • auto (standard
  • cloudy
  • color temp/filter
  • cool
  • custom
  • day
  • daylight
  • daylight)
  • flash
  • fluorescent (warm
  • incandescent
  • shade
  • 000k in 100k steps)
  • 500-10
  • auto
  • awbc
  • awbw
  • cloudy
  • color temperature setting 1-4 (2
  • daylight
  • flash
  • incandescent
  • shade
  • white set 1-4
Shutter speed range (s)1/32000 - 301/16000 - 60
Bulb mode++
Exposure compensation+/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps+/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Explosure metering modesMulti-segment, Center-weighted, Spot, Entire Screen Average, Highlight1728-zone Intelligent Multiple, Center-weighted, Spot
Program auto exposure++
Aperture priority++
Shutter priority++
Full manual exposure++
Creative exposure modesScene modes: Portrait, Sports Action, Macro, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Handheld Twilight, Night Portrait, Anti Motion BlurCreative Control: Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Monochrome, Dynamic Monochrome, Rough Monochrome
Self timer (s)
  • 2
  • 3
  • 5
  • 10
  • 2
  • 3
  • 10
High resolution composite--
Flash
Built-in flash+-
Flash modes
  • auto
  • fill-flash
  • off
  • rear sync
  • slow sync
  • 1st. curtain sync
  • 2nd curtain sync.
  • auto
  • auto/red-eye reduction
  • forced off
  • forced on
  • forced on/red-eye reduction
  • slow sync.
  • slow sync./red-eye reduction
Flash range descriptionAuto ISO: Approx.0.4m to 10.2m (1.31 ft. to 33.46 ft.) (W) / Approx. 0.4 m to 6.5 m (1.31 ft. to 21.33 ft.) (T)-
Max flash sync (s)1/20001/250
Flash exposure compensation+/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps+/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External flash connection-Hot Shoe, PC Sync Terminal
Built-in wireless flash control--
Usable memory types
  • ms duo
  • ms pro duo
  • sd
  • sdhc
  • sdx
  • sd
  • sdhc
  • sdx
Uhs supportUHS-IUHS-II
Dual card slots-+
Raw capture support++
Uncompressed format
  • raw (arw 2.3)
  • raw+jpeg
  • raw
  • raw + jpeg
Connectivity
Built-in wi-fi++
NFC+-
Bluetooth-+
Built-in gps--
Microphone jack-+
Headphone jack-+
External connections
  • usb 2.0 high speed
  • wifi
  • bluetooth
  • usb 2.0 high speed
  • usb 3.0 super speed
  • wifi
Pictbridge compliant-+
Dpof compliant++
Remote control++
Remote control type
  • optional wired
  • via wi-fi
  • wi-fi or optional wired
Connections (extended)
  • micro hdmi (type d) with 4k support
  • multi-terminal micro usb port supports optional wired remote
  • 2.5mm wired remote
  • 3.5mm external mic jack
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • hdmi type-a
  • usb 3.1 type-c with power delivery
Performance Timing
Max cycle time for jpeg shooting (s/frame)0.51-
Max cycle time for raw plus jpeg shooting (s/frame)0.50-
Camera penalizes early shutter press+-
Jpeg shooting speed in burst mode (max resolution) (fps)23.9012.00
Buffer size for jpeg shooting in burst mode (max resolution) (frames)233108
Raw shooting speed in burst mode (fps)23.90-
Buffer size for raw shooting in burst mode (frames)103-
Raw plus jpeg shooting speed in burst mode (fps)23.90-
Buffer size for raw plus jpeg shooting in burst mode (frames)102-
Shutter lag (full af, wide/mid) (s)0.12-
Shutter lag (full af, tele) (s)0.18-
Shutter lag (manual focus) (s)0.03-
Shutter lag (full af, with flash) (s)0.20-
Shutter lag (prefocused) (s)0.01-
Startup time (s)2.00-
Play -> record time (s)1.10-
Flash cycle time, full power (s)5.00-
Power
Battery life, stills (cipa rating monitor/live view) (shots)220410
Battery life, still (cipa rating ovf/evf) (shots)210410
Battery life, video (minutes)3560
Battery form factorProprietary NP-BX1Proprietary
Usable battery types
  • lithium-ion rechargeable
  • 2200mah lithium-ion rechargeable
  • 7.2v
Batteries included1 x Proprietary NP-BX1 Lithium-ion rechargeable1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery charger included (dedicated charger or ac/usb adapter)++
Dedicated battery charger included-+
Internal charging supported+-
Software
Included software
  • capture one express (for sony)
  • edit
  • free downloads of sony imaging edge remote
  • viewer
  • none; free downloads: photofunstudio 10.0xe
  • silkypix developer studio
Os compatibility-
  • photofunstudio (windows); silkypix developer studio (windows / mac)



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