Canon EOS R vs Panasonic DC GX9 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

EOS R vs DC GX9 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS R vs Panasonic DC GX9 Specs

EOS R

  • Introduced in September 2018
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 31 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 100 - 40000 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 80.00mm (3.1") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount R Mount
  • WiFi built-in
  • 135.8 x 98.3 x 84.4mm³ (5.3" x 3.9" x 3.3")
  • 660g (21.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS R

DC GX9

  • Introduced in February 2018
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 20 megapixel
  • 8 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
  • WiFi built-in
  • 124 x 72.1 x 46.8mm³ (4.9" x 2.8" x 1.8")
  • 450g (14.5 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DC GX9

EOS R vs DC GX9 Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Infographic: EOS R and DC GX9 sensor area comparison

Better choice: Canon EOS R

EOS R vs DC GX9: Viewfinder

EOS R has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 3.68 megapixel with magnification of 0.76x.

DC GX9 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.76 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.70x.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

EOS R (0.76x)

DC GX9 (0.70x)

Simulated viewfinder of the EOS RSimulated viewfinder of the DC GX9

Note: Differences in the image area are the result of different image ratios, 3:2 or 4:3. That can make it difficult to compare the viewfinder magnification of both cameras.

Canon EOS R VS Panasonic DC GX9 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS R a better choice

EOS R

DC GX9

Larger sensor (5)Full frameFour Thirds
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)31.3020.30
Auto Focus points (4)595549
Better sensibility (4)100 - 40000 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)3.682.76
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)2.101.24
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)370260
USB 3.0 (2)
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS R are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Canon are the larger sensitivity, the better viewfinder and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the connector for an external microphone, that the battery has more stamina and the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.

The EOS R scores 31 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DC GX9

EOS R

DC GX9

Higher speed (4, frames/second)58
Larger lens selection (3)480
Built-in flash (2)
Image stabilizer (3)
Weighs less (2)660g
(21.3 oz.)
450g
(14.5 oz.)
More portable (2)1127cm³
(71 cu.in.)
418cm³
(26 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DC GX9 are that the camera is faster, the larger selection of lenses and the built-in flash. A nice touch is the optical image stabilizer, the lower weight than the EOS R and the more compact size.

Yields 16 points for the DC GX9.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS R

DC GX9

Sensor cleaning
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
WiFi
Canon EOS R VS Panasonic DC GX9 Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS R and DC GX9

EOS R und DC GX9, front viewEOS R und DC GX9, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS R und DC GX9, view from aboveEOS R und DC GX9, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS R

Panasonic DC GX9

31
16

We recommend Canon EOS R as better choice.

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