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Fujifilm X-Pro2 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8

Fujifilm X-Pro2 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Higher megapixel Edit
The Fujifilm X-Pro2 has a megapixel of 24.3MP, but the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 is only a 20.3MP digital camera (4MP lower). 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.

A lot higher display resolution (numeric) Edit
The Fujifilm X-Pro2 has a display resolution (numeric) of 1,620,000 pixels, however the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 is only a 1,040,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (580,000 pixels lower).
Twenty more battery life (CIPA standard) Edit
The Fujifilm X-Pro2 takes 350.00 battery life (CIPA standard), however the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 only takes 330.00 battery life (CIPA standard). 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.

Two more awards
The Fujifilm X-Pro2 has 16 awards, but the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 has 14 awards.
Expert reviews are slightly better
The Fujifilm X-Pro2 has an average expert review score of 89%, whereas the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 has an average rating of 85% (based on 80 reviews).
5 Reasons For
Vari-angle LCD display Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 has a vari-angle LCD display, whereas the Fujifilm X-Pro2 does not have a vari-angle LCD display.
PictBridge Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 supports PictBridge, whereas the Fujifilm X-Pro2 does not support PictBridge.
24% bigger eye relief Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 has an eye relief of 21mm, however the Fujifilm X-Pro2 is only a 16mm Eye relief digital camera (5mm smaller). Read more

Eye relief (also known as eye point) refers to how far away from the eye piece your eye can be and you can still see the full frame of the image that will be taken.

A larger eye relief distance is useful for people who wear glasses, meaning that they can't put their eye directly on the eye piece.

Marginally lighter Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 has a weight of 435g, but the Fujifilm X-Pro2 is a 445g digital camera (10g 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 $899
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 costs $899.05 less than the Fujifilm X-Pro2.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
32% smaller eye relief Edit
The Fujifilm X-Pro2 is a 16mm Eye relief digital camera. That's 5mm smaller than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 (21mm). Read more

Eye relief (also known as eye point) refers to how far away from the eye piece your eye can be and you can still see the full frame of the image that will be taken.

A larger eye relief distance is useful for people who wear glasses, meaning that they can't put their eye directly on the eye piece.

Heavier Edit
The Fujifilm X-Pro2 is a 445g digital camera. That's 10g heavier than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 (435g). 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.

$899 more expensive
The Fujifilm X-Pro2 is more expensive than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 by $899.05.
6 Reasons Against
4MP lower megapixel Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 is a 20.3MP digital camera. That's 4MP lower than the Fujifilm X-Pro2 (20.3MP). 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.

56% lower display resolution (numeric) Edit
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 is only 1,040,000 pixels display resolution. That's 580,000 pixels lower than the Fujifilm X-Pro2 (1,040,000 pixels).
Only 330.00 battery life (CIPA standard) Edit
The number of battery life (CIPA standard) on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 is 330.00, but the Fujifilm X-Pro2 only takes 350.00 battery life (CIPA standard). 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.

Older by eight months
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 is eight months older than the Fujifilm X-Pro2.
Two less awards
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 has only received 14 awards, whereas the Fujifilm X-Pro2 has received 16 awards.
Expert review Rating is slightly Worse
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8's average expert score is 85%, however the Fujifilm X-Pro2's is 89% (based on 76 reviews).

Awards

16 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
digifotopro.nl: Gold
fotomaniak.pl: 5 Star
kamerabild.se: Top Class
Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star
ljudochbild.se: Recommended
Lydogbilde.no: Especially Recommended
lydogbillede.dk: Especially Recommended 6 Star
optyczne.pl: Editor's Choice
PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended
photoreview.com.au: Editor's Choice
photoxels.com: Editor's Choice
Pocket Lint: Recommended
reviewed.com: Editor's Choice
straitstimes.com: Editor's Choice
Trusted Reviews: Editor's Choice
14 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
Camera Labs: Recommended
Digital Versus: 5 Star
dkamera.de: Recommended
Ephotozine: Highly Recommended
komputerswiat.pl: Best Product
ljudochbild.se: Especially Recommended
Lydogbilde.no: Especially Recommended
lydogbillede.dk: Especially Recommended 5 Star
PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended
photoreview.com.au: Editor's Choice
Pocket Lint: Recommended
prohardver.hu: Recommended
reviewed.com: Editor's Choice

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 MILC
 MILC
Megapixel
24.3MP
BEST
20.3MP
Sensor Type
 CMOS II
BEST
 CMOS II
Still Image Resolution(s)
 6000 x 4000
 6000 x 3376
 4000 x 4000
 4240 x 2832
 2832 x 2832
 3008 x 2000
 3008 x 1688
 2000 x 2000
 5184 x 3456
 3840 x 2160
 1712 x 1712
 1824 x 1368
 1824 x 1216
 1920 x 1080
 1824 x 1024
BEST
 6000 x 4000
 6000 x 3376
 4000 x 4000
 4240 x 2832
 2832 x 2832
 3008 x 2000
 3008 x 1688
 2000 x 2000
 5184 x 3456
 3840 x 2160
 1712 x 1712
 1824 x 1368
 1824 x 1216
 1920 x 1080
 1824 x 1024
Maximum Image Resolution
 6000 x 4000
BEST
 6000 x 4000
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
24.3MP
BEST
21.77MP
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
 Black
 Black
Dustproof
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Dustproof
Splashproof
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Splashproof

Lens System

Maximum Aperture Number
Unknown - Click to provide data 22
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
Lens Mount Interface
 Fujifilm X
 Four Thirds
 Micro Four Thirds
 Fujifilm X
 Four Thirds
 Micro Four Thirds
Aspheric Element
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
Diaphragm Blade
Unknown - Click to provide data 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
 Face tracking
 single
 continuous
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 Face tracking
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3m
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Focus
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
ISO Sensitivity
 64
 80
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 12800
 Auto
 100
 25600
 25
 64
 80
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 12800
 Auto
 100
 25600
 25
ISO Sensitivity (max)
12,800 25,600
BEST
ISO Sensitivity (min)
200 100
BEST
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
 Auto Exposure (AE) lock
 Auto Exposure (AE) lock
Light Metering
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 5EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 5EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

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

Flash

Flash Modes
 Auto
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Forced on
 Forced off
 Suppressed
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Second curtain synchro
 Auto
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Forced on
 Forced off
 Suppressed
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Second curtain synchro
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

Maximum Video Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
60fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported
 MOD
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MOD
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
BEST
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
Video Resolutions
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 3840 x 2160
 640 x 480
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 3840 x 2160
 640 x 480
BEST
Resolution At Capture Speed
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280x720@60fps
 1280x720@30fps
 1280x720@24fps
 3840x2160@25fps
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280x720@60fps
 1280x720@30fps
 1280x720@24fps
 3840x2160@25fps
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
Wind Filter
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wind filter
Audio Formats Supported
 PCM
BEST
 PCM
Voice Recording
 Voice recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio System
 Stereo
 Stereo

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Maximum Memory Card Size
256GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Slots
1 1

Display

Display Diagonal
3" Unknown - Click to provide data
Display
 OLED
 OLED
BEST
Vari-Angle LCD Display
 Vari-angle LCD display
 Vari-angle LCD display
BEST
Field of View
Unknown - Click to provide data 100%
Touchscreen
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
1,620,000 pixels
BEST
1,040,000 pixels
Second Display
 Second display
Unknown - Click to provide data

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
0.48" Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewfinder Type
 Optical
 Electronic
 Optical
 Electronic

Ports & Interfaces

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

Camera

GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
White Balance
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Underwater
 Fine
 ATW
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Flash
 Halogen
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Underwater
 Fine
 ATW
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Flash
 Halogen
Shooting Modes
 Auto
 Program
 Scene
 Manual
 Auto
 Program
 Scene
 Manual
Photo Effects
 Black&White
 Negative film
 Neutral
 Sepia
 Grey
 Vivid
 Black&White
 Negative film
 Neutral
 Sepia
 Grey
 Vivid
Self-Timer Delay
2,10 2,10
Multi-Shot Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Multi-shot function
Histogram
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Histogram
Dioptre Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Dioptre correction
Custom Colour
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Custom colour
Image Editing
 Rotating
 Crop
 Rotating
 Crop
Camera File System
 RAW
 DPOF
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
 RAW
 DPOF
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
Live View
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Live view
Camera Playback
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
Saturation Adjustment
 Saturation adjustment
 Saturation adjustment
Contrast Adjustment
 Contrast adjustment
 Contrast adjustment
Direct Printing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Direct printing
Brightness Adjustment
 Brightness adjustment
 Brightness adjustment
Start-Up Time
4ms Unknown - Click to provide data
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
Unknown - Click to provide data -4 - 3
Eye Relief
16mm 21mm
BEST
Scene Modes
 Landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 CZE
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 CZE
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
445g 435g
BEST
Height
82.8mm 77.9mm
Depth
45.9mm 61.3mm
Width
140.5mm 133.2mm
Weight (including Battery)
495g 487g
BEST

Battery

Power Source Type
 Battery
 Battery
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type
NP-W126 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Capacity
1,260mAh
BEST
1,200mAh
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
350 shots
BEST
330 shots
Battery Voltage
7.2V 7.2V

Operational Conditions

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

System Requirements

Operating Systems Supported (windows)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Operating systems supported (windows)

Packaging Content

Cables Included
 USB
 USB
BEST
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Battery Charger Included
 Battery charger included
 Battery charger included
Hand Strap
 Hand strap
 Hand strap
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wrist Strap Included
 Wrist strap included
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wi-Fi Standards
 IEEE 802.11b
 IEEE 802.11g
 IEEE 802.11n
 IEEE 802.11b
 IEEE 802.11g
 IEEE 802.11n

Technical Details

Self-Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Self-timer
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