Choosing sensor format: Full Frame and m4/3

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Danny O Junior Member • Posts: 31
Choosing sensor format: Full Frame and m4/3

First post in DPReview forum, hello everybody.

I own a Panasonic Lumix LX100 and I love this camera. I forgive his relatively low resolution and his short zoom, but I am a little unsatisfied from his ISO performance.
Nothing bad at all, but I like to shot in low ligth and this is a well know m4/3 sensor limit. I fix his limit at 1600 ISO*.

So, I am thinking of buy a full frame camera (Sony A7R III) but there are some issues: High budget required and big dimensions and costs expecially for the lenses.

My trade-off would be a Sony A7R III with Zeiss 24-70 F/4 zoom.
In the other hand I am considering an Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II with 12-40 F/2.8 Pro and, for low light shots, a Panasonic Summilux 12 F1.4 fixed lens. For me the Olympus sensor limit would be 3200 ISO*. Sony can go up to 12800 ISO*.

I can buy both two system with almost the same budget.

My idea is to compensate the low ISO performance from a m4/3 sensor with a brightest lens (knowing the limit given by a fixed lens and a smaller resolution)

What do you think?

Thank you in advance.

* this is my thought looking at the DPRewiew's image compare tool and excluding the features given by LR / DxO / Capture One / etc. I prefer not consider this tools in this evaluation (I use LR 6.14)

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Panasonic LX100 II
Olympus E-M1 Panasonic LX100 Sony a7R Sony a7R III
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