Panasonic S1R with Sony A7S Comparison

Panasonic S1R and Sony A7S Main Features

  • February, 2019
  • April, 2014
  • 47 MP Full frame CMOS Sensor
  • 12 MP Full frame CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 100 - 409600 ISO
  • 5-axis Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
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  • 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, 898g.
  • 127 x 94 x 48 mm, 489g.
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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 A7S Scores


Imaging score
81
Features score
77
Value for money score
88
Portability score
85
Overall score
84

Sony Alpha A7S with Panasonic Lumix DC-S1R Overview


Let's compare Panasonic Lumix DC-S1R with Sony Alpha A7S. These models are included in the Pro Mirrorless cameras. Panasonic S1R was released in 2019, and Sony A7S in 2014. Lumix DC-S1R is newer, which is a plus. Alpha A7S 5 years older. 5 years, this is a pretty big age difference.
The sensor resolution of Lumix DC-S1R is greater than that of Alpha A7S. The difference of 35 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 . Lumix DC-S1R has image stabilization(5-axis Sensor-shift), Alpha A7S doesn’t, it is a big minus. Both cameras feature a 3-inch tilting screen.
Both cameras have a electronic viewfinder. Viewfinder Lumix DC-S1R has a higher resolution of 5760k dots, Alpha A7S 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-S1R has 5.0 fps continuous shooting. Panasonic Lumix DC-S1R has 5.0 fps continuous shooting.

General Lumix DC-S1R Alpha A7S
Brand Panasonic Sony
Model Lumix DC-S1R Alpha A7S
Announced February, 2019 April, 2014
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 1230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 5760
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.78 0.71
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 25
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 CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 36 x 24 mm mm
Sensor Area 864.0 mm² 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 47 MP 12 MP
Max Image Resolution 8000 x 6000 4240 x 2832
Max Native ISO 25600 409600
Min Native ISO 100 100
Max Boosted ISO 51200 0
Min Boosted ISO 50 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 3840 x 2160 3840 x 2160
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC
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 360 shots 360 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Model NP-FW50
Physical
Weight 898 g 489 g
Physical Dimensions 149 x 110 x 97 mm 127 x 94 x 48 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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