Panasonic Lumix GX880 vs Sony Alpha A7S Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

Lumix GX880 vs Alpha A7S - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Panasonic Lumix GX880 vs Sony Alpha A7S 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 A7S

  • Introduced in June 2014
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 12 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 50 - 409600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 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")
  • 489g (15.8 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Alpha A7S

Lumix GX880 vs Alpha A7S 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 A7S sensor area comparisonAdvantage: Sony Alpha A7S

Panasonic Lumix GX880 VS Sony Alpha A7S Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic Lumix GX880 a better choice

Lumix GX880

Alpha A7S

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.0012.20
Higher speed (4, frames/second)65
Auto Focus points (4)4925
Larger lens selection (3)8050
Built-in flash (2)
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.92
Touch screen (2)
Weighs less (2)270g
(8.7 oz.)
489g
(15.8 oz.)
More portable (2)227cm³
(14 cu.in.)
577cm³
(36 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Lumix GX880 are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Panasonic are the larger selection of lenses, the built-in flash and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the rather comfortable touch screen, the lower weight than the Alpha A7S and the more compact size.

The Lumix GX880 scores 26 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Alpha A7S

Lumix GX880

Alpha A7S

Larger sensor (5)Four ThirdsFull frame
Better sensibility (4)100 - 25600 ISO50 - 409600 ISO
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)210380

Conclusion: Advantages of the Alpha A7S are the larger sensor, the larger sensitivity and the connector for an external microphone. Another advantage over the Lumix GX880: that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 14 points for the Alpha A7S.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Lumix GX880

Alpha A7S

Sensor cleaning
Articulated screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
WiFi
Panasonic Lumix GX880 VS Sony Alpha A7S Dimensions

Look at front view of the Lumix GX880 and Alpha A7S

Lumix GX880 und Alpha A7S, front viewLumix GX880 und Alpha A7S, front view

Top view of cameras

Lumix GX880 und Alpha A7S, view from aboveLumix GX880 und Alpha A7S, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic Lumix GX880

Sony Alpha A7S

26
14

We recommend Panasonic Lumix GX880 as better choice.

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