Panasonic GX7 vs Sony H300 Overview
Below is a complete review of the Panasonic GX7 versus Sony H300, one being a Advanced Mirrorless and the latter is a Small Sensor Superzoom by competitors Panasonic and Sony. The image resolution of the GX7 (16MP) and the H300 (20MP) is pretty well matched but the GX7 (Four Thirds) and H300 (1/2.3") come with different sensor measurements.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
The GX7 was introduced 3 months before the H300 so they are both of a similar generation. Both of these cameras come with different body type with the Panasonic GX7 being a Rangefinder-style mirrorless camera and the Sony H300 being a SLR-like (bridge) camera.
Before we go through a step-by-step comparison, below is a short summation of how the GX7 scores vs the H300 in regards to portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.
Panasonic GX7 vs Sony H300 Key Specs
- 20MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
- 3" Fixed Display
- ISO 80 - 3200
- Optical Image Stabilization
- 1280 x 720 video
- 25-875mm (F3-5.9) lens
- 590g - 130 x 95 x 122mm
- Announced February 2014
Panasonic GX7 vs Sony H300 Physical Comparison
For those who are going to lug around your camera often, you'll have to factor its weight and proportions. The Panasonic GX7 offers outer dimensions of 123mm x 71mm x 55mm (4.8" x 2.8" x 2.2") along with a weight of 402 grams (0.89 lbs) while the Sony H300 has measurements of 130mm x 95mm x 122mm (5.1" x 3.7" x 4.8") along with a weight of 590 grams (1.30 lbs).Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
Keep in mind, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will differ dependant on the lens you choose at that time. The following is the front view size comparison of the GX7 against the H300.
Considering size and weight, the portability grade of the GX7 and H300 is 81 and 63 respectively.
Panasonic GX7 vs Sony H300 Sensor Comparison
Often, it is hard to visualize the contrast in sensor measurements purely by researching specs. The graphic here might give you a clearer sense of the sensor dimensions in the GX7 and H300.
All in all, both of these cameras posses different resolutions and different sensor measurements. The GX7 using its larger sensor is going to make achieving shallower DOF easier and the Sony H300 will render more detail having an extra 4MP. Greater resolution will allow you to crop photos somewhat more aggressively.