Panasonic S1 with Sony A7R II Comparison

Panasonic S1 and Sony A7R II Main Features

  • February, 2019
  • June, 2015
  • 24 MP Full frame CMOS Sensor
  • 42 MP Full frame BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 51200 ISO
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 5-axis Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 5-axis Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 5760k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 2359k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 9.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 5.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 149 x 110 x 97 mm, 899g.
  • 127 x 96 x 60 mm, 625g.
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Panasonic S1 Scores


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

Sony A7R II Scores


Imaging score
87
Features score
82
Value for money score
95
Portability score
79
Overall score
89

Sony Alpha A7R II with Panasonic Lumix DC-S1 Overview


Let's compare Panasonic Lumix DC-S1 with Sony Alpha A7R II. These models are included in the Pro Mirrorless cameras. Panasonic S1 was released in 2019, and Sony A7R II in 2015. Lumix DC-S1 is newer, which is a plus. Alpha A7R II 4 years older. 4 years, this is a pretty big age difference.
The sensor resolution of Alpha A7R II is greater than that of Lumix DC-S1. The difference of 18 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.
The minimum ISO value for these cameras is the same and is . A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. The maximum ISO value for these cameras is the same and is . Both cameras have 5-axis Sensor-shift image stabilization. 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, Alpha A7R II 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 5.0 fps continuous shooting. Panasonic Lumix DC-S1 has 5.0 fps continuous shooting.

General Lumix DC-S1 Alpha A7R II
Brand Panasonic Sony
Model Lumix DC-S1 Alpha A7R II
Announced February, 2019 June, 2015
Body Type SLR-style mirrorless SLR-style mirrorless
Lens
Lens Mount Leica L Sony E
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1 1
Number of Lenses 29 116
Macro Focus Range n/a n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Tilting Tilting
Screen Resolution 2100k pixels 1229k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 5760
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.78 0.78
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 225 399
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/60 sec 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 sec 1/8000 sec
Continuous Shooting 9.0 fps 5.0 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 Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync, Slow Sync w/Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off no built-in flash
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±5 EV ±5 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size Full frame Full frame
Sensor Type CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 35.6 x 23.8 mm mm
Sensor Area 847.3 mm² 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 24 MP 42 MP
Max Image Resolution 6000 x 4000 7974 x 5316
Max Native ISO 51200 25600
Min Native ISO 100 100
Max Boosted ISO 204800 102400
Min Boosted ISO 50 50
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 3840 x 2160 3840 x 2160
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264, H.265 MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S
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 290 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Model NP-FW50
Physical
Weight 899 g 625 g
Physical Dimensions 149 x 110 x 97 mm 127 x 96 x 60 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo
Storage Slots 2 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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