Camera Rocket Review Our evaluation of DMC-G7 vs D5300

Image Quality

RAW image quality independent of lens

D5300
n.d.
DxOMark Low light, DxOMark Color depth, DxOMark Dynamic range and 1 more

Focusing

How fast and easily does the camera nail focus

focus points

Responsiveness

How much delay is there between you and your photo?

D5300
10.0
continuous shooting

Reviews

What do the experts think?

Reviews from dpreview.com and 43rumors.com

Camera Rocket Score

Image Quality, Focusing, Responsiveness and Reviews

Winner
Nikon D5300 

Camera Rocket recommends the Nikon D5300  based on its reviews.

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Lumix DMC-G7 vs D5300

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

Lumix DMC-G7
7 fps
D5300
5 fps

Battery life How many photos per battery charge (CIPA)

Lumix DMC-G7
350 photos
D5300
600 photos

Features Key features of the Lumix DMC-G7  vs D5300 

Megapixels Maximum resolution images are captured at

Lumix DMC-G7
15.8 MP
D5300
24 MP

Focus points How many different points the camera can focus on

Screen size Larger screens make it easier to preview and review photos

Viewfinder size Large viewfinders are brighter and more comfortable to use

Lumix DMC-G7
0.67x
D5300
0.54x

Pixel size How much area of the sensor is dedicated to each pixel

Lumix DMC-G7
14.2 microns
D5300
15.3 microns

Reviews Word on the street

Specifications Full list of technical specs

sensor

Lumix DMC-G7  vs
D5300 
Type CMOS CMOS
Megapixels 15.8 MP 24 MP
Resolution 4592 x 3448 6000 x 4000
Size Four Thirds APS-C
Area 17.3 x 13 mm 23.5 x 15.6 mm
Crop factor 2.1x 1.5x
Pixel size 14.2 microns 15.3 microns

focus system

Type Contrast detection Phase detection
Focus points 49 39
Supports continuous Yes Yes

viewfinder

Viewfinder mirror None Opaque
Viewfinder Yes Yes
Type Electronic Pentamirror
Coverage 100% 95%
Magnification 1.4x 0.82x
Viewfinder size 0.67x 0.54x

performance

Max continuous shooting 7 fps 5 fps
Battery life 350 600
Continuous shooting
5 fps, JPEG
7 fps

video

Lumix DMC-G7  vs
D5300 
Video Unknown 1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps
External mic jack 3.5mm 3.5mm

display

Type LCD LCD
Size 3" 3.2"
Resolution 1,040 k dots 1,037 k dots
Has a touch screen Yes No
Has a flip out screen Yes Yes
Supports live view Yes Yes

shutter

Min 60 s 30 s
Max 1/4000 s 1/4000 s

form factor

Size 125 x 86 x 77 mm 124.5 x 99.1 x 76.2 mm
Thickness 77 mm 76.2 mm
Weight 410 g 480 g
Is weather sealed No No

features

Includes a GPS No Yes
WiFi None 802.11n
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7
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