Panasonic S1R with Sony A1 Comparison

Panasonic S1R and Sony A1 Main Features

  • February, 2019
  • January, 2021
  • 47 MP Full frame CMOS Sensor
  • 50 MP Full frame BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 100 - 32000 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
  • 9437k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 9.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 30.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • 4K 7680 x 4320 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 149 x 110 x 97 mm, 898g.
  • 129 x 97 x 70 mm, 737g.
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Panasonic S1R Scores


Imaging score
88
Features score
98
Value for money score
98
Portability score
63
Overall score
95

Sony A1 Scores


Imaging score
90
Features score
96
Value for money score
90
Portability score
75
Overall score
96

Sony A1 with Panasonic Lumix DC-S1R Overview


Let's compare Panasonic Lumix DC-S1R with Sony A1. These models are included in the Pro Mirrorless cameras. Panasonic S1R was released in 2019, and Sony A1 in 2021. A1 is newer, which is a plus. Lumix DC-S1R 2 years older.
The sensor resolution of Lumix DC-S1R is greater than that of A1. However, the difference of 3 MP is not very significant. 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 A1 has a higher resolution of 9437k dots, Lumix DC-S1R has a resolution of 5760k 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-S1R has 30.0 fps continuous shooting. Panasonic Lumix DC-S1R has 30.0 fps continuous shooting.

General Lumix DC-S1R A1
Brand Panasonic Sony
Model Lumix DC-S1R A1
Announced February, 2019 January, 2021
Body Type SLR-style mirrorless SLR-style mirrorless
Lens
Lens Mount Leica L Sony E
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1 1x
Number of Lenses 29 146
Macro Focus Range n/a n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Tilting Tilting
Screen Resolution 2100k pixels 1,440kk pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 5760
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 100%%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.78 0.9
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 225 759
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/ sec
Continuous Shooting 9.0 fps 30.0 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 Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Red-eye reduction, Wireless, Hi-speed sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±5 EV ± EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size Full frame Full frame
Sensor Type CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 36 x 24 mm mm
Sensor Area 864.0 mm² 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 47 MP 50 MP
Max Image Resolution 8000 x 6000 8640 x 5760
Max Native ISO 25600 32000
Min Native ISO 100 100
Max Boosted ISO 51200 102400
Min Boosted ISO 50 50
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 3840 x 2160 7680 x 4320
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264 XAVC S, XAVC HS, 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 (can be charged with high-power laptop/tablet chargers or portable power banks) USB
Battery
Battery Life 360 shots 530 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Model NP-FZ100
Physical
Weight 898 g 737 g
Physical Dimensions 149 x 110 x 97 mm 129 x 97 x 70 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type Dual SD/CFexpress Type A slots (UHS-II supported)
Storage Slots 2 2
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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