Panasonic Lumix GX880 vs Sony Alpha A7 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

Lumix GX880 vs Alpha A7 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Panasonic Lumix GX880 vs Sony Alpha A7 Specs

Lumix GX880

  • Introduced in May 2019
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 16 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
  • WiFi built-in
  • 106.5 x 64.5 x 33mm³ (4.2" x 2.5" x 1.3")
  • 270g (8.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Lumix GX880

Alpha A7

  • Introduced in September 2013
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 24 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 50 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount E Mount
  • WiFi built-in
  • 126.9 x 94.4 x 48.2mm³ (5.0" x 3.7" x 1.9")
  • 474g (15.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Alpha A7

Lumix GX880 vs Alpha A7 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: Lumix GX880 and Alpha A7 sensor area comparisonAdvantage: Sony Alpha A7

Panasonic Lumix GX880 VS Sony Alpha A7 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic Lumix GX880 a better choice

Lumix GX880

Alpha A7

Higher speed (4, frames/second)65
Larger lens selection (3)8050
Built-in flash (2)
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.92
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
Weighs less (2)270g
(8.7 oz.)
474g
(15.3 oz.)
More portable (2)227cm³
(14 cu.in.)
577cm³
(36 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Lumix GX880 are that the camera is faster, the larger selection of lenses and the built-in flash. A nice touch is that the display has a higher resolution, the rather comfortable touch screen and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the Lumix GX880 is made easy by the lower weight than the Alpha A7 and the more compact size.

The Lumix GX880 scores 19 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Alpha A7

Lumix GX880

Alpha A7

Larger sensor (5)Four ThirdsFull frame
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.0024.30
Auto Focus points (4)49117
Better sensibility (4)100 - 25600 ISO50 - 25600 ISO
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)210340

Conclusion: Advantages of the Alpha A7 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Sony are the larger sensitivity, the connector for an external microphone and that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 23 points for the Alpha A7.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Lumix GX880

Alpha A7

Sensor cleaning
Articulated screen
WiFi
Panasonic Lumix GX880 VS Sony Alpha A7 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Lumix GX880 and Alpha A7

Lumix GX880 und Alpha A7, front viewLumix GX880 und Alpha A7, front view

Top view of cameras

Lumix GX880 und Alpha A7, view from aboveLumix GX880 und Alpha A7, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic Lumix GX880

Sony Alpha A7

19
23

We advise to choose the newest model: Panasonic Lumix GX880.

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