Panasonic S1 with Panasonic GH4 Comparison

Panasonic S1 and Panasonic GH4 Main Features

  • February, 2019
  • February, 2014
  • 24 MP Full frame CMOS Sensor
  • 16 MP Four Thirds CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 51200 ISO
  • 200 - 25600 ISO
  • 5-axis Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • -
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • 3" Articulated Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 5760k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 2359k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 9.0 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
  • 149 x 110 x 97 mm, 899g.
  • 133 x 93 x 84 mm, 560g.
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Panasonic S1 Scores


Imaging score
79
Features score
98
Value for money score
97
Portability score
63
Overall score
90

Panasonic GH4 Scores


Imaging score
53
Features score
89
Value for money score
87
Portability score
78
Overall score
75

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 with Panasonic Lumix DC-S1 Overview


Let's compare Lumix DC-S1 with Lumix DMC-GH4. Both cameras produced Panasonic. These models are included in the Pro Mirrorless cameras. Panasonic S1 was released in 2019, and Panasonic GH4 in 2014. Lumix DC-S1 is newer, which is a plus. Lumix DMC-GH4 5 years older. 5 years, this is a pretty big age difference.
The sensor resolution of Lumix DC-S1 is greater than that of Lumix DMC-GH4. The difference of 8 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 DMC-GH4), 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. At Panasonic S1, the maximum ISO is greater by 25600. Lumix DC-S1 has image stabilization(5-axis Sensor-shift), Lumix DMC-GH4 doesn’t, it is a big minus. Both cameras feature a 3-inch tilting screen.
Both cameras have a electronic viewfinder. Viewfinder Lumix DC-S1 has a higher resolution of 5760k dots, Lumix DMC-GH4 has a resolution of 2359k dots. Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Panasonic Lumix DC-S1 has 12.0 fps continuous shooting. Panasonic Lumix DC-S1 has 12.0 fps continuous shooting.

General Lumix DC-S1 Lumix DMC-GH4
Brand Panasonic Panasonic
Model Lumix DC-S1 Lumix DMC-GH4
Announced February, 2019 February, 2014
Body Type SLR-style mirrorless SLR-style mirrorless
Lens
Lens Mount Leica L Micro Four Thirds
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1 2
Number of Lenses 29 103
Macro Focus Range n/a n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Tilting Articulated
Screen Resolution 2100k pixels 1036k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 5760
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.78 0.67
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 225 49
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/60 sec 1/60 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 sec 1/8000 sec
Continuous Shooting 9.0 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 17.00
Flash Modes Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync, Slow Sync w/Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off Auto, auto/redeye reduction, forced on, forced on/redeye reduction, slow sync, slow sync/redeye 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 CMOS CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 35.6 x 23.8 mm 17.3 x 13 mm
Sensor Area 847.3 mm² 224.9 mm²
Sensor Resolution 24 MP 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 6000 x 4000 4608 x 3456
Max Native ISO 51200 25600
Min Native ISO 100 200
Max Boosted ISO 204800 0
Min Boosted ISO 50 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 3840 x 2160 4096 x 2160
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264, H.265 MPEG-4, AVCHD
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 (can be charged with high-power laptop/tablet chargers or portable power banks) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 380 shots 500 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Model DMW-BLF19
Physical
Weight 899 g 560 g
Physical Dimensions 149 x 110 x 97 mm 133 x 93 x 84 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 2 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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