Panasonic Lumix GX880 vs Sony NEX 7 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

Lumix GX880 vs NEX 7 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Panasonic Lumix GX880 vs Sony NEX 7 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

NEX 7

  • Introduced in August 2011
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 100 - 16000 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount E Mount
  • No WiFi
  • 120 x 67 x 43mm³ (4.7" x 2.6" x 1.7")
  • 400g (12.9 oz.)

All specs: Main page for NEX 7

Lumix GX880 vs NEX 7 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 NEX 7 sensor area comparisonAdvantage: Sony NEX 7

Panasonic Lumix GX880 VS Sony NEX 7 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic Lumix GX880 a better choice

Lumix GX880

NEX 7

Auto Focus points (4)4925
Better sensibility (4)100 - 25600 ISO100 - 16000 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)8050
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.)
400g
(12.9 oz.)
More portable (2)227cm³
(14 cu.in.)
346cm³
(22 cu.in.)
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Lumix GX880 are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and the larger selection of lenses. We also like 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 NEX 7, the more compact size and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The Lumix GX880 scores 23 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony NEX 7

Lumix GX880

NEX 7

Larger sensor (5)Four ThirdsAPS-C
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.0024.20
Higher speed (4, frames/second)610
Longer battery life (3, photos)210430

Conclusion: Advantages of the NEX 7 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Sony are that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 17 points for the NEX 7.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Lumix GX880

NEX 7

Sensor cleaning
Built-in flash
Articulated screen
Panasonic Lumix GX880 VS Sony NEX 7 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Lumix GX880 and NEX 7

Lumix GX880 und NEX 7, front viewLumix GX880 und NEX 7, front view

Top view of cameras

Lumix GX880 und NEX 7, view from aboveLumix GX880 und NEX 7, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic Lumix GX880

Sony NEX 7

23
17

We recommend Panasonic Lumix GX880 as better choice.

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