Nikon Z6 with Panasonic GH5S Comparison

Nikon Z6 and Panasonic GH5S Main Features

  • August, 2018
  • January, 2018
  • 25 MP Full frame BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 10 MP Four Thirds CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 51200 ISO
  • 160 - 51200 ISO
  • 5-axis Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • -
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • 3" Articulated Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 3690k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 3680k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 12.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 12.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • 4K 4096 x 2160 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 134 x 101 x 68 mm, 675g.
  • 139 x 98 x 87 mm, 660g.
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Nikon Z6 Scores


Imaging score
79
Features score
97
Value for money score
99
Portability score
76
Overall score
94

Panasonic GH5S Scores


Imaging score
55
Features score
81
Value for money score
81
Portability score
74
Overall score
72

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S with Nikon Z6 Overview


Let's compare Nikon Z6 with Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S. These models are included in the Pro Mirrorless cameras. Both of these models were released in 2018. This means that differences will go a long way. Let's take a closer look.
The sensor resolution of Z6 is greater than that of Lumix DC-GH5S. The difference of 15 MP is quite a lot. The more megapixels the camera has, the more detailed and clear the picture will be. The number of megapixels will also affect the maximum size of the photos, which then can be printed without loss of quality.
At the second camera (Lumix DC-GH5S), the minimum ISO value is lower, which gives more opportunities for shooting in daylight. A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. Z6 has image stabilization(5-axis Sensor-shift), Lumix DC-GH5S doesn’t, it is a big minus. Both cameras feature a 3-inch tilting screen.
Both cameras have a electronic viewfinder. Viewfinder Z6 has a higher resolution of 3690k dots, Lumix DC-GH5S has a resolution of 3680k dots. Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Nikon Z6 has 12.0 fps continuous shooting. Nikon Z6 has 12.0 fps continuous shooting.

General Z6 Lumix DC-GH5S
Brand Nikon Panasonic
Model Z6 Lumix DC-GH5S
Announced August, 2018 January, 2018
Body Type SLR-style mirrorless SLR-style mirrorless
Lens
Lens Mount Nikon Z Micro Four Thirds
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1 2
Number of Lenses 15 103
Macro Focus Range n/a n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Tilting Articulated
Screen Resolution 2100k pixels 1620k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 3690
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.8 0.76
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 273 225
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec 1/60 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 sec 1/8000 sec
Continuous Shooting 12.0 fps 12.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash no built-in flash
Flash Modes Front-curtain sync, slow sync, rear-curtain sync, red-eye reduction, red-eye reduction with slow sync, slow rear-curtain sync, off Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±5 EV ±5 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size Full frame Four Thirds
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 35.9 x 23.9 mm 17.3 x 13 mm
Sensor Area 858.0 mm² 224.9 mm²
Sensor Resolution 25 MP 10 MP
Max Image Resolution 6048 x 4024 3680 x 2760
Max Native ISO 51200 51200
Min Native ISO 100 160
Max Boosted ISO 204800 204800
Min Boosted ISO 50 80
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 3840 x 2160 4096 x 2160
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, H.264, H.265
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB Yes USB 3.1
Battery
Battery Life 330 shots 440 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Model DMW-BLF19
Physical
Weight 675 g 660 g
Physical Dimensions 134 x 101 x 68 mm 139 x 98 x 87 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type XQD card Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC cards (UHS-II V60 cards supported)
Storage Slots 1 2
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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