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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Review

With excellent reviews but good features, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 number 209 in best selling cameras and number 383 across all digital cameras.
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145 Reviews + 15 Awards
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Value for Money
Poor
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Features
Good Features
59
Overall Score
Average

Why Has it Scored 59?

It has great expert reviews and exceptional user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
This digital camera is one of the best selling digital cameras currently on the market. View best selling digital cameras November 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
5184 x 3888 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
Heavier than average
Does not have a GPS (satellite)

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How Big is the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8?

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 is 133.2mm wide and 77.9mm tall. It is 61.3mm deep and weighs 435g.

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Best Seller

According to sales data from Amazon, the Lumix DMC-GX8 is a popular choice amongst customers who purchased digital cameras in the last 3 months.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $955.39 it is in the most expensive 18% of cameras.

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We found a cheaper price for the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 of £499.99 ($499.99) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $455.40.

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Features

5184 X 3888 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Lumix DMC-GX8 is 5184 x 3888 pixels. That's 27% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

Digital cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Lumix DMC-GX8 of 20.3MP is in the highest 12% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The Lumix DMC-GX8 has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution. This camera also has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 3840 x 3840 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

Across all the cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The Lumix DMC-GX8's maximum ISO sensitivity of 25,600 is higher than 91% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Panasonic digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used.

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Heavier Than Average

The Lumix DMC-GX8's weight of 435g is heavier than 76% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Wide Range of Maximum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Lumix DMC-GX8 has a USB connectivity, unlike 87% of cameras which do not have a USB connectivity.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 supports direct printing, which is unusual. 88% of cameras do not support direct printing.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Lumix DMC-GX8 has an external flash connector. 86% of digital cameras do not have an external flash connector.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Lumix DMC-GX8 features multi-shot function. 90% of digital cameras do not feature multi-shot function.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 features saturation adjustment, which is unusual. 88% of digital cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 features flash exposure compensation, which is unusual. 79% of digital cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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3840 X 2160 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Lumix DMC-GX8 is 3840 x 2160. That's over two times the resolution of a 2144 x 1424 digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. This Panasonic digital camera also supports a still image resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K), 1920 x 1080 (Full HD), 1920 x 1080 plus 1 more value. The best resolution of all digital cameras is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Supports Live View

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 supports live view, which is unusual. 84% of digital cameras do not support live view.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Lumix DMC-GX8 has a self-timer. 82% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Lumix DMC-GX8 has a touchscreen, unlike 83% of digital cameras which do not have a touchscreen.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Lumix DMC-GX8's display diagonal of 3" is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 57% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 supports Wi-Fi. 71% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Microphone in

The Lumix DMC-GX8 has a microphone in, which is unusual. 88% of digital cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 87% of cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 has a shoe mounting point. 89% of cameras do not have a shoe mounting point.

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3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Lumix DMC-GX8 is 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by digital cameras. 1920 x 1080 pixels is also supported by this digital camera. This camera also supports video resolutions of 3840 x 2160 pixels, 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels, 1280 x 720 pixels plus 1 more value. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best). A video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels is equivalent to 4K Ultra HD video. This has four times the detail of Full HD video.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The average display resolution of all digital cameras is 610,000 pixels, with the lowest being 23,000 pixels and the highest being 6,300,000 pixels. The Lumix DMC-GX8's display resolution of 1,040,000 pixels is higher than 93% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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330 Battery Life

Most digital cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Lumix DMC-GX8 which takes 330 battery life.

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Supports Custom Colours

The Lumix DMC-GX8 supports custom colours, unlike 94% of digital cameras which do not support custom colours.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Lumix DMC-GX8 features contrast adjustment, which is unusual. 83% of digital cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Lumix DMC-GX8 features brightness adjustment, unlike 78% of digital cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Bigger Than Average Eye Relief

The Lumix DMC-GX8's eye relief of 21mm is bigger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 65% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The eye reliefs of digital cameras range from 8mm to 27mm, and the average eye relief is 19mm.

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Has a Wind Filter

The Lumix DMC-GX8 has a wind filter. 96% of digital cameras do not have a wind filter.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 has a vari-angle LCD display. 84% of digital cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Wide Range of Closest Focusing Distances Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the closest focusing distance depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of closest focusing distances are possible with this camera.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Lumix DMC-GX8 supports dioptic correction. 90% of digital cameras do not support dioptic correction.

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Dustproof

The Lumix DMC-GX8 is dustproof. 93% of cameras are not dustproof.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 does not have a GPS (satellite), although this is within the context that 89% of digital cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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