The Nikon 1V3 features 18.4MP CX-Format CMOS Sensor and EXPEED 4A Image Processor on the other hand Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 features 16MP Digital Live MOS Sensor and Venus Engine Image Processor, take a look at the Major Specification Below.
Nikon V3 vs. Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 Specification Comparison Table.
Megapixel: The Nikon V3 features more resolution compared to Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7, so you will get large printouts and you can also re-compose /crop your images after shooting.
Low pass filter: Nikon V3 have no built-in low pass filter, so you get super Sharpe images even when viewed at 100% without moiré or aliasing problem, on the other Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 does have built-in low pass filter, hence Nikon V3 better compared to Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7.
Bigger Sensor Size: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 have bit bigger sensor size compared to Nikon V3, bigger sensors captures more light and have better color depth, improved noise performance and increased dynamic range.
In body image stabilization available in Panasonic GX7 and on the other hand the Nikon V3 doesn’t have any built-in image stabilization system.
AF System: Nikon V3 features advance Phase + contrast based AF system, phase-detection AF utilizing a 105-point array that probably covers the entire frame of the camera, , the contrast-detection focusing system and uses 171 points across the sensor to make the Phase AF more precise and ensure optical sharpness.
More AF Points: Nikon V3 Fast Hybrid AF system uses a total of 276 AF points (171 Contrast and 105 Phase) to do AF, so we have no doubt that Nikon V3 will do more quick and precise AF than Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7.
Better low light performance – The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 have more ISO range compared to Nikon V3, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 features more ISO range hence you get better low-light images at HIGH ISO range.
Better Shutter Range: Nikon V3 features better shutter range of 30 sec – 1/16000 in order to clearly record and freeze even the fastest movements into a ultra-sharp image. Fast shutter range will help you to capture amazing action shots, on the other hand Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 shutter range is limited to 60 sec 1/8000 only.
Top Continuous shooting speed: Nikon V3 features fast shooting speed compared to Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7.
Better Video Mode in Nikon V3: Nikon V3 features full HD video recoding @ 60 and 30 fps frame rate. HD video recoding @ 120 fps, 60 fps and 30 fps.
Nikon V3 Video Mode: Nikon V3 features full HD video recoding @ 60 and 30 fps frame rate. HD video recoding @ 120 fps, 60 fps and 30 fps. Movie e-VR image stabilization is available to help minimize the appearance of camera shake.
Other Video Features of Nikon V3
- Full Time AF
- Clear audio is recorded via an on-board stereo microphone
- full-resolution still images
- especially prevalent
- optional external microphone
- Manual controls available during video recording
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 features full HD video recoding @ 60 and 30 fps frame rate. HD video recoding @ 60 fps and 30 fps.
Other Video Feature of Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7
- high quality AVCHD
- Internet-friendly MP4 formats
- intended output and editing workflow used and stereo sound
- videos using a built-in microphone
- Full-time continuous AF
- tracking AF modes
- during recording
- exposure settings
- manually adjusted using either shutter speed
- focus and exposure settings
- focus peaking
- manual focus
Display: Nikon V3 features bigger and high resolution display compared to Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7.
Nikon V3 features touch screen display with+921,000 (screen dots) on the other hand Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 have touch screen display with +1,040,000 Screen dots, so we get more flexibility while composing our shot with Nikon V3.
Viewfinder: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 features EVF 100% viewfinder on the other hand Nikon V3 have optional viewfinder,
Battery Life (CIPA): Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 battery rating is 350 shots and other hand Nikon V3 battery rating is 324 shots. According to CIPA.
Dimensions: Nikon V3 is smaller than Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7.
Weight: Nikon V3 light-weight than Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7.
Build: Panasonic GX7 features Magnesium Alloy Body Construction.
High ISO Test Between Nikon V3 vs. Panasonic GX7
Verdict: Nikon V3 features advance AF system and fast continuous shooting speed with Fill Time AF and on the other hand Panasonic GX7 have bit bigger sensor, better ISO range, contrast based AF system and built in Image stabilization system, so we recommend you to go with Nikon V3 is you want a speedy ultra fast camera and on the other hand Panasonic GX7 will give you bit better image quality with image stabilization.
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