Sony A7S Vs Panasonic Lumix GX7 Vs Nikon 1 V3 Vs Sony A7R Comparison
ProductsA7S
Sony A7S
Lumix GX7
Panasonic Lumix GX7
1 V3
Nikon 1 V3
A7R
Sony A7R
Prices



Whirlwire Rating21293214881950717511
Video Features
Format
  • MPEG-4
  • AVCHD
  • MP4
  • AVCHD
MOV MP4
MicrophoneStereo Stereo Stereo
SpeakerMono Mono Mono
Resolutions
  • 1080p @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 50fps
  • 1080i @ 60fps
  • 1080i @ 50fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 720p @ 120fps
  • 480p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 60fps
  • 1080i @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 50fps
  • 1080i @ 50fps
  • 720p @ 60fps
  • 720p @ 50fps
  • 720p @ 25fps
  • 720p @ 30fps
  • 480p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 720p @ 60fps
  • 720p @ 30fps
  • 720p @ 120fps
  • 288p @ 400fps
  • 144p @ 1200fps
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 1080p @ 60fps
  • 1080i @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 1440p @ 30fps
  • 480p @ 30fps
External mic input N/A N/A
Storage
Storage Slot
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
  • Memory Stick Duo
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
microSD SD
Storage Slot Amount1 1 1 1
Sensor
Max Resolution4240 x 2832 4592 x 3448 5232 x 3488 7360 x 4912
Other Resolutions
  • 4240 x 2384
  • 2768 x 1848
  • 2768 x 1560
  • 2128 x 1416
  • 2128 x 1200
  • 1376 x 920
  • 1376 x 776
  • 4592 x 3064
  • 4592 x 3064
  • 4592 x 2584
  • 3424 x 3424
  • 3232 x 2424
  • 3232 x 2160
  • 3232 x 1824
  • 2416 x 2416
  • 2272 x 1704
  • 2272 x 1520
  • 1920 x 1080
  • 1712 x 1712
  • 3920 x 2616
  • 2608 x 1744
7360 x 4144
Image Ratio
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
  • 1:1
  • 4:3
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
3:2 3:2
Megapixels12.0 16 18.4 36.0
SizeFull frame (35.8 x 23.9 mm) Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm) 1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm) Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm)
TypeCMOS CMOS CMOS CMOS
ProcessorBionz X Venus Engine Expeed 4A Bionz X
Screen / Viewfinder
Articulated LCD
Screen Size3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Screen Pixels1,230,000 1,040,000 1,037,000 1,230,000
Screen TypeTFT LCD LCD TFT LCD Xtra Fine LCD
Live View
Viewfinder TypeElectronic Electronic Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder Coverage100% 100% N/A 100%
Viewfinder magnification0.71x 1.39x N/A 0.71x
Viewfinder resolution2,359,000 2,764,800 2,359,000 2,359,000
Touch ScreenN/A N/A
Physical
Weather Sealed N/A N/A
BatteryBattery Pack Battery Pack Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ModelNP-FW50 lithium-ion battery Lithium-Ion EN-EL20a lithium-ion battery NP-FW50 lithium-ion
Battery Life (shots)360 350 310 340
Weight (grams)489 402 381 465
Dimensions127 x 94 x 48 mm 123 x 71 x 55 mm 111 x 65 x 33 mm 127 x 94 x 48 mm
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Touch
  • Continuous
  • Single
  • Tracking
  • Selective single-point
  • Center
  • Multi-area
  • Phase Detect
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Live View
  • Face Detection
Digital Zoom 4x N/A 4x
Manual Focus
Number of Focus Points25 23 171 25
Lens MountSony E Micro 4/3 Nikon 1 Sony E mount
Crop1 2.0x 2.7 1
Image
ISO Range100-102400 125-25600 160-12800 100-51200
ISO Minimum50 125 160 100
ISO Maximum409,600 25,600 12,800 51,200
White Balance Presets10 6 6 10
Custom White Balance
Uncompressed FormatRAW RAW RAW RAW
JPEG Quality Levels
  • Extra fine
  • Fine
  • Standard
  • Fine
  • Standard
  • Normal
  • Fine
Extra fine
Image StabilisationN/A N/A N/A
File FormatN/A N/A
  • JPEG
  • NEF
ARW
Features
Minimum shutter speed30 sec 120 sec 30 sec 30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/8000 sec 1/16000 sec 1/16000 sec 1/8000 sec
Aperture Priority
Shutter Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
External Flash
Flash Modes
  • Auto
  • Off
  • On
  • Redeye
  • Auto
  • Auto & Red-eye reduction
  • Fill-in flash
  • Slow Sync
  • Slow sync w/red-eye reduction
  • Off
  • Off
  • redeye reduction w/slow sync
  • redeye reduction
  • rear curtain w/slow sync
  • rear curtain sync
  • fill-flash w/slow sync
  • Fill-flash
N/A
Flash X Sync Speed1/200 sec 1/250 sec N/A 1/250
FPS5 5 60 4
Self-timer
Metering Modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • 350
  • Spot
  • Spot
  • Center-weighted
  • Multi
N/A
Exposure Compensation±5 (at 1/3 EV - 1/2 EV steps) ±5 (at 1/3 EV steps) ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
AE Bracketing±5 (3 - 5 frames at 1/3 EV - 1/2 EV - 2/3 EV - 1 EV - 2 EV steps) ±3 (3-5-7 frames at 1/3 EV-2/3 EV-1 EV steps) ±5 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
WB Bracketing Yes (3 exposures in blue/amber or magneta/green axis)
Orientation Sensor
Scene ModesN/A
  • Clear Portrait
  • Silky Skin
  • Backlit Softness
  • Relaxing Tone
  • Sweet Child's Face
  • Distinct Scenery
  • Bright Blue Sky
  • Romantic Sunset Glow
  • Vivid Sunset Glow
  • Glistening Water
  • Clear Nightscape
  • Cool Night Sky
  • Warm Glowing Nightscape
  • Artistic Nightscape
  • Glittering Illuminations
  • Handheld Night Shot
  • Clear Night Portrait
  • Soft Image of a Flower
  • Appetizing Food
  • Cute Dessert
  • Freeze Animal Motion
  • Clear Sports Shot
  • Monochrome
  • Panorama
  • Landscape
  • Portrait
  • Auto
  • Close-up
  • Night Portrait
  • Night Landscape
N/A
Built-in FlashN/A N/A
Flash Range (M)N/A 7.0 5.00 N/A
Timelapse RecordingN/A N/A N/A
Connectivity
USB
HDMI
Wireless
Remote Control
Headphone N/A N/A N/A
Body Type
Body TypeSLR-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless
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