Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8

Released July, 2015
  • 20.2 MP
  • Four Thirds 17.3 x 13 mm CMOS
  • 3" OLED
8.3 Out of 10

Camera Rocket Review Our evaluation of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8

Image Quality

RAW image quality independent of lens

Lumix DMC-GX8
8.8
DxOMark Low light, DxOMark Color depth and DxOMark Dynamic range

Focusing

How fast and easily does the camera nail focus

Lumix DMC-GX8
5.6
focus points

Responsiveness

How much delay is there between you and your photo?

Lumix DMC-GX8
10.0
continuous shooting

Reviews

What do the experts think?

Lumix DMC-GX8
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Reviews from multiple trusted sites

8.3

Camera Rocket Score

Image Quality, Focusing, Responsiveness and Reviews

Lumix DMC-GX8
8.3

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8

Low light image quality Highest ISO setting that still achieves great image quality

Lumix DMC-GX8
806 ISO
Alpha A6000
1,347 ISO
OM-D E-M5 II
896 ISO

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

Lumix DMC-GX8
12 fps
X-T20
8 fps

Battery life How many photos per battery charge (CIPA)

Lumix DMC-GX8
330 photos
Lumix DMC-GH4
500 photos
Alpha A6000
420 photos

Color depth The number of variations of color the camera can capture

Lumix DMC-GX8
23.5 bits
Lumix DMC-GX7
22.6 bits
Alpha A6000
24.1 bits

Dynamic range Maximum range a camera can capture in one image from light to dark

Lumix DMC-GX8
12.6 ev
Alpha A6000
13.1 ev
Lumix DMC-GX7
12.2 ev

Photo Gallery Wallpaper quality closeups of the camera

Specifications Full list of technical specs

sensor

Type CMOS
Megapixels 20.2 MP
Resolution 5184 x 3888
Size Four Thirds
Area 17.3 x 13 mm
Crop factor 2.1x
Pixel size 11.2 microns
Light sensitivity 100 ISO to 25,600 ISO

focus system

Type Contrast detection
Focus points 49
Supports continuous Yes

viewfinder

Viewfinder mirror None
Viewfinder Viewfinder
Type Electronic
Coverage 100%
Magnification 1.54x
Viewfinder size 0.74x

performance

Max continuous shooting 12 fps
Battery life 330 photos
Continuous shooting
  1. 12 fps
  2. 10 fps

video

Video 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps
Shoots video in 24p Yes
Shoots high speed video No
External mic jack 3.5mm

display

Type OLED
Size 3"
Resolution 1,040 k dots
Has a touch screen Yes
Has a flip out screen Yes
Supports live view Yes

shutter

Min 60 s
Max 1/8000 s

form factor

Size 133 x 78 x 63 mm
Thickness 63 mm
Weight 487 g
Is weather sealed Yes

features

Includes a GPS No
WiFi 802.11n
Image stabilization Sensor shift
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