Fujifilm X-T30 vs Panasonic DC G9 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

X-T30 vs DC G9 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Fujifilm X-T30 vs Panasonic DC G9 Specs

X-T30

  • Introduced in February 2019
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 26 megapixel
  • 8 frames/second
  • 200 - 12800 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount X-Bajonett
  • WiFi built-in
  • 118.4 x 82.8 x 46.8mm³ (4.7" x 3.3" x 1.8")
  • 383g (12.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for X-T30

DC G9

  • Introduced in November 2017
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 20 megapixel
  • 20 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
  • 136.9 x 97.3 x 91.6mm³ (5.4" x 3.8" x 3.6")
  • 659g (21.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DC G9

X-T30 vs DC G9 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: X-T30 and DC G9 sensor area comparison

Advantage: Fujifilm X-T30

X-T30 vs DC G9: Viewfinder

X-T30 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.36 megapixel with magnification of 0.62x.

DC G9 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 3.68 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.83x.

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.

X-T30 (0.62x)

DC G9 (0.83x)

Simulated viewfinder of the X-T30Simulated viewfinder of the DC G9

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. However, with these two cameras the difference is considerable in any case.

Fujifilm X-T30 VS Panasonic DC G9 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Fujifilm X-T30 a better choice

X-T30

DC G9

Larger sensor (5)APS-CFour Thirds
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)26.1020.30
Auto Focus points (4)425225
Built-in flash (2)
Weighs less (2)383g
(12.4 oz.)
659g
(21.3 oz.)
More portable (2)459cm³
(29 cu.in.)
1220cm³
(77 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the X-T30 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Fujifilm are the built-in flash, the lower weight than the DC G9 and the more compact size.

The X-T30 scores 20 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DC G9

X-T30

DC G9

Higher speed (4, frames/second)820
Better sensibility (4)200 - 12800 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)2.363.68
Larger lens selection (3)2580
Image stabilizer (3)
Longer battery life (3, photos)380400
USB 3.0 (2)
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DC G9 are that the camera is faster, the larger sensitivity and the better viewfinder. We also like the larger selection of lenses, the optical image stabilizer and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the X-T30: the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.

Yields 23 points for the DC G9.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

X-T30

DC G9

Sensor cleaning
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
External microphone
WiFi
Fujifilm X-T30 VS Panasonic DC G9 Dimensions

Look at front view of the X-T30 and DC G9

X-T30 und DC G9, front viewX-T30 und DC G9, front view

Top view of cameras

X-T30 und DC G9, view from aboveX-T30 und DC G9, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Fujifilm X-T30

Panasonic DC G9

20
23

We advise to choose the newest model: Fujifilm X-T30.

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