Fourteen people agreed that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 was compact. Photographyblog.com mentioned on expert website PhotographyBlog.com “The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 is a brand new compact system camera aimed at the keen enthusiast” and gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Photographyblog.com also said “The new rangefinder-styled Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 compact system camera gets a lot of things absolutely right, offering intuitive handling, lots of customisation options, solid weather-proofed build quality” in their review. Techradar.com wrote on expert review site Techradar “With G, GM, GF, GH and GX lines, Panasonic's G series of compact system cameras can get a little confusing”.
Twelve customers said in their reviews that the product was heavy and bulky. Cameralabs.com mentioned on expert website Camera Labs “Is chunkier all-round than the GX7” in their review of this digital camera. Lou B wrote in his review of this digital camera “A bit bulky for sure”. In April this year Leonie gave the product a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and she wrote “It is too heavy to even take out without a tripod”.
Eleven owners said in their reviews that this digital camera was a good body shape. Digital Versus gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this digital camera two years ago “Tropicalized body”. Bhphotovideo.com said “Nice Body Color” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. In the same month expert review site Neocamera.com gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and said “Panasonic truly impressed us when they introduced their GX7 and the new GX8 takes it even further with a weatherproof body and improved stabilization that combines both sensor-shift”.
Five owners who purchased this digital camera said that it was easy to carry around. In April last year @rgomezphotos wrote in their review of this digital camera on Bhphotovideo.com “Batteries are relatively cheap and easy to carry extras”. Marlene Watson gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and she mentioned in her review of this digital camera last year “Changed to mirror less cameras because of the weight of camera with lenses is easy to carry”. A Murray mentioned on Amazon “Very good camera, great performance it's compact and easy to carry” in their review of this digital camera.
Two owners who bought it concluded that it was lightweight. Digitalversus.com wrote on expert website Digital Versus “If you're looking for an interchangeable-lens camera that'll be great for excursions, travel and photojournalism; that'll work quickly and well; that's lightweight, water- and dust-resistant”. Last year The Lambanana mentioned in their review of this digital camera “I think it's an ideal choice if you need a lightweight interchangeable lens camera” and rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.