Panasonic G95 vs Sony A6300

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G95 front
Sony Alpha a6300 front

Panasonic G95 vs Sony A6300 Key Specs

Panasonic G95
(Full Review)
  • 20.3MP - Four Thirds Sensor
  • 3" Fully Articulated Screen
  • ISO 200 - 25600
  • Sensor based 5-axis Image Stabilization
  • No Anti-Alias Filter
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Micro Four Thirds Mount
  • 536g - 130 x 94 x 77mm
  • Introduced April 2019
  • Alternate Name is Lumix DMC-G90
  • Replaced the Panasonic G85
Sony A6300
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Display
  • ISO 100 - 25600 (Increase to 51200)
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Sony E Mount
  • 404g - 120 x 67 x 49mm
  • Released February 2016
  • Older Model is Sony A6000
  • Successor is Sony A6500
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Panasonic G95 vs Sony A6300 Overview

Let's look more closely at the Panasonic G95 vs Sony A6300, both Advanced Mirrorless digital cameras by brands Panasonic and Sony. The sensor resolution of the G95 (20.3MP) and the A6300 (24MP) is fairly well matched but the G95 (Four Thirds) and A6300 (APS-C) boast different sensor dimensions.

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The G95 was launched 3 years later than the A6300 and that is quite a serious difference as far as technology is concerned. Each of the cameras feature different body design with the Panasonic G95 being a SLR-style mirrorless camera and the Sony A6300 being a Rangefinder-style mirrorless camera.

Before going straight to a more detailed comparison, here is a concise summary of how the G95 grades vs the A6300 in relation to portability, imaging, features and an overall rating.

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Reasons to pick Panasonic G95 over the Sony A6300

 G95 A6300 
ReleasedApril 2019February 2016Fresher by 39 months
Display typeFully ArticulatedTiltingFully Articulating display
Display resolution1240k922kSharper display (+318k dot)
Selfie screen Take selfies
Touch display Easily navigate

Reasons to pick Sony A6300 over the Panasonic G95

 A6300 G95 

Common features in the Panasonic G95 and Sony A6300

 G95 A6300 
Focus manually Dial exact focusing
Display size3"3"Same display sizing

Panasonic G95 vs Sony A6300 Physical Comparison

In case you're aiming to carry your camera regularly, you are going to need to consider its weight and volume. The Panasonic G95 comes with external dimensions of 130mm x 94mm x 77mm (5.1" x 3.7" x 3.0") with a weight of 536 grams (1.18 lbs) while the Sony A6300 has sizing of 120mm x 67mm x 49mm (4.7" x 2.6" x 1.9") along with a weight of 404 grams (0.89 lbs).

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Bear in mind, the weight of an ILC will change based on the lens you are working with at that time. Below is a front view dimension comparison of the G95 versus the A6300.

Panasonic G95 vs Sony A6300 size comparison

Looking at dimensions and weight, the portability score of the G95 and A6300 is 67 and 83 respectively.

Panasonic G95 vs Sony A6300 top view buttons comparison

Panasonic G95 vs Sony A6300 Sensor Comparison

Quite often, it can be difficult to picture the contrast between sensor sizing only by looking at specifications. The photograph underneath may provide you a clearer sense of the sensor dimensions in the G95 and A6300.

To sum up, each of the cameras feature different megapixels and different sensor sizing. The G95 because of its tinier sensor is going to make shooting bokeh tougher and the Sony A6300 will resolve extra detail utilizing its extra 3.7MP. Greater resolution will also allow you to crop images way more aggressively. The fresher G95 provides an advantage in sensor technology.

Panasonic G95 vs Sony A6300 sensor size comparison

Panasonic G95 vs Sony A6300 Screen and ViewFinder

Panasonic G95 vs Sony A6300 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Portrait photography with Panasonic G95
Portrait photography with Sony A6300
manual focus
resolution is good (20.3MP)
sensor size is good (Four Thirds)
offers face detection focus
exports RAW files
focusing manually
MP count decent (24 megapixels)
nice sensor size (APS-C)
supports face detect focus
exports RAW formats
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Street Comparison

Panasonic G95 as a Street photography camera
Sony A6300 as a Street photography camera
screen articulates
image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
sensor size is good (Four Thirds)
exports RAW files
offers touch to focus
environment proofing
great ISO range (25,600)
screen tilts
nice sensor size (APS-C)
exports RAW formats
environment proofing
great high ISO (25,600)
no image stabilization
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Sports Comparison

Panasonic G95 Sports photography factors
Sony A6300 Sports photography factors
quiet shutter (1/16,000s)
image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
resolution is good (20.3 megapixels)
sensor size is good (Four Thirds)
offers tracking autofocus
environment proofing
not so great battery power (290 CIPA)
does not have phase detect auto focus
MP count decent (24 megapixels)
nice sensor size (APS-C)
supports tracking focus
environment proofing
has phase detect auto focus
no image stabilization
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Travel Comparison

Panasonic G95 Travel photography details
Sony A6300 Travel photography details
environment proofing
supports bluetooth
offers touch to focus
resolution is good (20.3MP)
built-in flash
display is selfie friendly
not so great battery power (290 per charge)
environment proofing
MP count decent (24MP)
built-in flash
screen is not selfie friendly
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Landscape Comparison

Panasonic G95 Landscape photography highlights
Sony A6300 Landscape photography highlights
manual focus
switch lenses (Micro Four Thirds mount)
screen is a good size (3")
image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
resolution is good (20.3 megapixels)
sensor size is good (Four Thirds)
does not have anti aliasing filter
great ISO range (25,600)
exports RAW files
environment proofing
not so great battery power (290 CIPA)
focusing manually
swap lenses (Sony E mount)
pretty good screen size (3 inch)
MP count decent (24MP)
nice sensor size (APS-C)
great high ISO (25,600)
exports RAW formats
environment proofing
no image stabilization
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Vlogging Comparison

Panasonic G95 Vlogging information
Sony A6300 Vlogging information
display is selfie friendly
touch screen
image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
offers face detection focus
video resolution high (3840 x 2160 resolution)
includes external mic support
supports face detect focus
video res high (3840 x 2160 pixels)
has microphone support
screen is not selfie friendly
no image stabilization
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Panasonic G95 vs Sony A6300 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Panasonic G95 and Sony A6300
 Panasonic Lumix DMC-G95Sony Alpha a6300
General Information
Make Panasonic Sony
Model type Panasonic Lumix DMC-G95 Sony Alpha a6300
Otherwise known as Lumix DMC-G90 -
Category Advanced Mirrorless Advanced Mirrorless
Introduced 2019-04-05 2016-02-03
Physical type SLR-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Processor Venus Engine BIONZ X
Sensor type CMOS CMOS
Sensor size Four Thirds APS-C
Sensor measurements 17.3 x 13mm 23.5 x 15.6mm
Sensor surface area 224.9mm² 366.6mm²
Sensor resolution 20.3 megapixel 24 megapixel
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 3:2 and 16:9
Maximum resolution 5184 x 3888 6000 x 4000
Maximum native ISO 25600 25600
Maximum boosted ISO - 51200
Min native ISO 200 100
RAW images
Min boosted ISO 100 -
Focus manually
AF touch
Continuous AF
Single AF
AF tracking
AF selectice
AF center weighted
AF multi area
Live view AF
Face detection AF
Contract detection AF
Phase detection AF
Total focus points 49 425
Lens support Micro Four Thirds Sony E
Available lenses 107 121
Focal length multiplier 2.1 1.5
Type of screen Fully Articulated Tilting
Screen sizing 3 inches 3 inches
Screen resolution 1,240 thousand dots 922 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Touch functionality
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder resolution 2,360 thousand dots 2,359 thousand dots
Viewfinder coverage 100% 100%
Viewfinder magnification 0.74x 0.7x
Lowest shutter speed 60 seconds 30 seconds
Highest shutter speed 1/4000 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Highest silent shutter speed 1/16000 seconds -
Continuous shooting rate 9.0fps 11.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual mode
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Custom WB
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash distance 6.40 m (at ISO 100) 6.00 m (at ISO 100)
Flash settings Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Rear Sync., Slow Sync., Red-eye reduction, Hi-speed sync, Wireless
Hot shoe
AE bracketing
White balance bracketing
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Video resolutions 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 100 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC 4K (3840 x 2160 @ 30p/24p), 1920 x 1080 (120p, 60p, 60i, 30p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (24p)
Maximum video resolution 3840x2160 3840x2160
Video data format MPEG-4, AVCHD MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S, H.264
Microphone support
Headphone support
Wireless Built-In Built-In
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Environmental sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 536g (1.18 pounds) 404g (0.89 pounds)
Physical dimensions 130 x 94 x 77mm (5.1" x 3.7" x 3.0") 120 x 67 x 49mm (4.7" x 2.6" x 1.9")
DXO scores
DXO All around rating not tested 85
DXO Color Depth rating not tested 24.4
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested 13.7
DXO Low light rating not tested 1437
Battery life 290 shots 400 shots
Battery style Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ID - NP-FW50
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 secs, 10 secs x 3 shots) Yes
Time lapse feature With downloadable app
Type of storage SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-II supported) SD/SDHC/SDXC
Card slots Single Single
Cost at launch $998 $889