Fujifilm X70 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

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Fujifilm X70
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

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Reasons For

9 Reasons For
Higher megapixel Edit
The Fujifilm X70 is a 16.3MP digital camera. That's 0.25MP higher than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 (16.05MP). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

Smaller maximum aperture number Edit
The Fujifilm X70 is a 16 maximum aperture digital camera. That's 10.4 smaller than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 (5.6).
A lot smaller minimum aperture number Edit
The Fujifilm X70 has a minimum aperture number of 2.8, however the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 is a 3.5 minimum aperture digital camera (0.7 larger).
Two more number of diaphragm bladess Edit
The number of number of diaphragm bladess on the Fujifilm X70 is nine, but the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 only has seven number of diaphragm bladess.
Smaller closest focusing distance Edit
The Fujifilm X70 has a closest focusing distance of 0.1m, however the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 is a 0.3m closest focusing distance digital camera (0.2m larger).
Higher ISO sensitivity (max) Edit
The Fujifilm X70 has an ISO sensitivity (max) of 51,200. That's 25,600 higher than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 (25,600).
Higher display resolution (numeric) Edit
Fujifilm X70 is 1,040,000 pixels display resolution. That's 3,000 pixels higher than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 (1,037,000 pixels).
178g lighter Edit
The Fujifilm X70 has a weight of 302g, but the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 is a 480g digital camera (178g heavier). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Cheaper by £439
The Fujifilm X70 costs £439.11 less than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4.
8 Reasons For
Image stabilizer Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 has an image stabilizer, however the Fujifilm X70 does not have an image stabilizer. Read more

Camera shake is a major cause of blurred images, especially with handheld photography or in low light situations where a slow shutter speed is required. Image stabiliser technology detects and corrects slight camera shakes.

Cameras with image stabiliser technology enable steady shooting at lower aperture, making them ideal for situations where the use of flash is not permitted or desired.

0.5MP more total megapixels Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 has a total megapixels of 17.2MP, but the Fujifilm X70 is only a 16.7MP digital camera (0.5MP less).
Three number of aspheric elementss Edit
The number of number of aspheric elementss on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 is three, but the Fujifilm X70 only has two number of aspheric elementss.
A lot longer slowest camera shutter speed Edit
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 is 60s maximum shutter speed, but the Fujifilm X70 is only a 30s maximum shutter speed digital camera (30s shorter). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

A bit bigger battery capacity Edit
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 is 1,860mAh battery, but the Fujifilm X70 is only a 1,800mAh battery digital camera (60mAh smaller).
One hundred and seventy more battery life (CIPA standard)s Edit
The number of battery life (CIPA standard)s on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 is 500.00, but the Fujifilm X70 only takes 330.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Available from 4 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
User reviews are appreciably better
Based on 192 reviews, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 has an average user review score of 96%, however the Fujifilm X70 has an average rating of 85% (based on 72 reviews).

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
Does not have an image stabilizer Edit
The Fujifilm X70 does not have an image stabilizer, but the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 has an image stabilizer. Read more

Camera shake is a major cause of blurred images, especially with handheld photography or in low light situations where a slow shutter speed is required. Image stabiliser technology detects and corrects slight camera shakes.

Cameras with image stabiliser technology enable steady shooting at lower aperture, making them ideal for situations where the use of flash is not permitted or desired.

Less total megapixels Edit
The Fujifilm X70 is a 16.7MP digital camera. That's 0.5MP less than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 (17.2MP).
One less number of aspheric elements Edit
The number of number of aspheric elementss on the Fujifilm X70 is two, but the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 only has three number of aspheric elementss.
Shorter slowest camera shutter speed Edit
Fujifilm X70 is only 30s maximum shutter speed. That's 30s shorter than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 (60s). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

4% smaller battery capacity Edit
Fujifilm X70 is only 1,800mAh battery. That's 60mAh smaller than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 (1,860mAh).
Only 330.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s Edit
The number of battery life (CIPA standard)s on the Fujifilm X70 is 330.00, but the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 only takes 500.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Less retailers
The Fujifilm X70 is only stocked by 8 shops, whereas the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 is stocked by 12 shops. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock.
User review Rating is considerably Worse
The Fujifilm X70's average user score is 85%, however the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4's is 96% (based on 192 reviews).
10 Reasons Against
0.25MP lower megapixel Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 has a megapixel of 16.05MP, whereas the Fujifilm X70 is a 16.3MP digital camera (0.25MP higher). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

Significantly bigger maximum aperture number Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 is a 5.6 maximum aperture digital camera, whereas the Fujifilm X70 is a 16 maximum aperture digital camera (10.4 smaller).
21% larger minimum aperture number Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 has a minimum aperture number of 3.5. That's 0.7 larger than the Fujifilm X70 (3.5).
Only seven number of diaphragm bladess Edit
The number of number of diaphragm bladess on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 is seven, but the Fujifilm X70 only has nine number of diaphragm bladess.
Larger closest focusing distance Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 is a 0.3m closest focusing distance digital camera. That's 0.2m larger than the Fujifilm X70 (0.3m).
Vastly lower ISO sensitivity (max) Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 has an ISO sensitivity (max) of 25,600, however the Fujifilm X70 is a 51,200 maximum ISO speed digital camera (25,600 higher).
3,000 pixels lower display resolution (numeric) Edit
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 is only 1,037,000 pixels display resolution, but the Fujifilm X70 is a 1,040,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (3,000 pixels higher).
38% heavier Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 is a 480g digital camera. That's 178g heavier than the Fujifilm X70 (480g). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

£439 more expensive
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 is more expensive than the Fujifilm X70 by £439.11.
One year older
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 is older than the Fujifilm X70 by one year.

Awards

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 MILC
 MILC
BEST
Megapixel
16.3MP
BEST
16.05MP
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
BEST
Sensor Type
 CMOS II
BEST
 CMOS II
Still Image Resolution(s)
 4896 x 2760
 3264 x 3264
 3456 x 2304
 3456 x 1944
 2304 x 2304
 2496 x 1664
 2496 x 1408
 1664 x 1664
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3072
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3840 x 2160
 3264 x 2448
 3264 x 2176
 2448 x 2448
 1712 x 1712
 1824 x 1368
 1824 x 1216
 1920 x 1080
 1824 x 1024
 4896 x 2760
 3264 x 3264
 3456 x 2304
 3456 x 1944
 2304 x 2304
 2496 x 1664
 2496 x 1408
 1664 x 1664
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3072
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3840 x 2160
 3264 x 2448
 3264 x 2176
 2448 x 2448
 1712 x 1712
 1824 x 1368
 1824 x 1216
 1920 x 1080
 1824 x 1024
BEST
Maximum Image Resolution
 4896 x 3264
BEST
 4896 x 3264
Image Formats Supported
 RAW
 JPG
 MPO
 RAW
 JPG
 MPO
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
23.6 x 15.6 17.3 x 13
Total Megapixels
16.7MP 17.2MP
BEST
Image Stabilizer Location
 Lens
 Lens
Sensor Format
 Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C)
 Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C)
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 3:2
 1:1
 4:3
 16:9
 3:2
 1:1
 4:3

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 4x
Maximum Aperture Number
16
BEST
5.6
Minimum Aperture Number
2.8
BEST
3.5
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Unknown - Click to provide data 280mm
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Unknown - Click to provide data 28mm
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 14 - 140
Fixed Focal Length
18.5mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
7/5 14/12
Lens Mount Interface
 Fujifilm X
 Four Thirds
 Micro Four Thirds
 Fujifilm X
 Four Thirds
 Micro Four Thirds
Number of Aspheric Elements
2 3
BEST
Number of Diaphragm Blades
9
BEST
7
Filter Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 58mm

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 single
 continuous
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 contrast detection
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 contrast detection
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Closest Focusing Distance
0.1m
BEST
0.3m
Normal Focusing Range
0.1 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Focus
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 Auto
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 Auto
ISO Sensitivity
 64
 80
 100
 200
 400
 640
 800
 6400
 12800
 51200
 25600
 25
 160
 320
 1600
 3200
 64
 80
 100
 200
 400
 640
 800
 6400
 12800
 51200
 25600
 25
 160
 320
 1600
 3200
ISO Sensitivity (max)
51,200
BEST
25,600
ISO Sensitivity (min)
100 100
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto Exposure (AE) lock
Light Metering
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Spot
 Centre-weighted
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Spot
 Centre-weighted
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 5EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 5EV (1/3EV step)
BEST
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
30s 60s
BEST
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter Type
 Electronic
 Electronic

Flash

Flash Modes
 Auto
 Forced on
 Suppressed
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Forced on
 Suppressed
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
Flash Guide Number
6m Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Sync-Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 1s
Flash Exposure Compensation
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Flash exposure compensation
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
BEST
Shoe Mounting Point
 Shoe mounting point
 Shoe mounting point
Shoe Mounting Point Type
 Hot
 Hot

Video

Full HD Video
 Full HD video
Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Video Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
60fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported
 MOV
 H.264
 MP4
 MOV
 H.264
 MP4
Video Resolutions
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Resolution At Capture Speed
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280x720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
 1280x720@30fps
 1280x720@24fps
 3840x2160@24fps
 3840x2160@30fps
 4096x2160@24fps
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280x720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
 1280x720@30fps
 1280x720@24fps
 3840x2160@24fps
 3840x2160@30fps
 4096x2160@24fps
BEST
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 4K Ultra HD
 Full HD
 4K Ultra HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio Formats Supported
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
Voice Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice recording
Audio System
 Stereo
 Stereo

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Memory Slots
1 1

Display

Display Diagonal
3" 3"
Display
 OLED
 OLED
BEST
Vari-Angle LCD Display
 Vari-angle LCD display
 Vari-angle LCD display
Field of View
100% 100%
Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
1,040,000 pixels
BEST
1,037,000 pixels
Second Display
 Second display
Unknown - Click to provide data

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5"
Magnification
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.25x
Viewfinder Type
 Not available
 electrical
 Not available
 electrical
BEST

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
 PictBridge
HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in
HDMI Connector Type
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone outputs
USB Connector
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB

Camera

GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
White Balance
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Underwater
 Fine
 Daylight
 Halogen
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Underwater
 Fine
 Daylight
 Halogen
Photo Effects
 Black&White
 Negative film
 Sepia
 Vivid
 Neutral
 Black&White
 Negative film
 Sepia
 Vivid
 Neutral
Self-Timer Delay
2,10 2,3,10
Histogram
 Histogram
 Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 4x
Dioptre Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Dioptre correction
Anti-Dust Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Anti-dust function
Image Editing
 Resizing
 Rotating
 Crop
 Resizing
 Rotating
 Crop
Camera File System
 Exif 2.3
 DPOF
 Exif
 RAW
 DCF
 Exif 2.3
 DPOF
 Exif
 RAW
 DCF
Live View
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Live view
Tripod Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tripod mountable
Camera Playback
 Slide show
 Highlights
 Movie
 Single image
 Thumbnails
 Slide show
 Highlights
 Movie
 Single image
 Thumbnails
Contrast Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Contrast adjustment
Direct Printing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Direct printing
Start-Up Time
5ms Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Processor
Unknown - Click to provide data Venus Engine
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
Unknown - Click to provide data -4 - 4
Eye Relief
Unknown - Click to provide data 21mm
Scene Modes
 Portrait
 Portrait
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 CZE
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 CZE
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
302g
BEST
480g
Height
64.4mm 93.4mm
Depth
44.4mm 83.9mm
Width
112.5mm 132.9mm
Lens Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 265g
Lens Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 75mm
Lens Diameter
Unknown - Click to provide data 67mm
Weight (including Battery)
340g
BEST
560g

Battery

Power Source Type
 Battery
 Battery
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of Batteries Supported
1 1
Battery Type
NP-95 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Capacity
1,800mAh 1,860mAh
BEST
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
330 shots 500 shots
BEST
Battery Voltage
3.6V 7.2V

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 80 10 - 80
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 0 - 40

System Requirements

Mac Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating systems supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Windows operating systems supported

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
Unknown - Click to provide data PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.5 PE (Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8)/SILKYPIX Developer Studio 4.1 SE (Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8, Mac OS X v10.5 / v10.6 / v10.7 / v10.8)/LoiLoScope (trial) (Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8)
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
 AC adapter included
Cables Included
 USB
 USB
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Battery Charger Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery charger included
Hand Strap
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hand strap
Wrist Strap Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wrist strap included

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
Data Network
 Not supported
 Not supported

Other Features

Video Capability
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Video capability
Built-In Flash
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in flash

Technical Details

Built-In Speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker(s)
Self-Timer
 Self-timer
 Self-timer
Feedback