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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 number 209 in best selling cameras and number 358 across all digital cameras.
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223 Reviews + 15 Awards
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Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has great expert reviews and marvellous 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At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2018.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of 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

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $884.19 it is more expensive than 78% 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 $384.20.

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Features

5184 X 3888 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 is 5184 x 3888 pixels. That's 27% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. The best resolution of all cameras is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The lowest megapixels of cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Lumix DMC-GX8 of 20.3MP is in the highest 14% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This Panasonic 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 worst resolution is 160 x 120 pixels and the best is 3840 x 3840 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 of 25,600 is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 9% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The average maximum ISO sensitivity of all cameras is 14,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000.

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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 digital 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

Cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Lumix DMC-GX8's weight of 435g is in the heaviest 24% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Wind Filter

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 has a wind filter, which is unusual. 96% of digital cameras do not have a wind filter.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Bigger Than Average Eye Relief

Cameras have eye reliefs of between 8mm and 27mm, and the average eye relief is 19mm. The Lumix DMC-GX8's eye relief of 21mm is bigger than 79% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

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

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Lumix DMC-GX8 features flash exposure compensation. 79% of cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Has a Microphone in

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

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 supports dioptic correction, unlike 90% of cameras which do not support dioptic correction.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

Cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8's display resolution of 1,040,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 11% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Self-Timer

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

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Lumix DMC-GX8 has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. 83% of digital cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Lumix DMC-GX8 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Features Brightness Adjustment

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

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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 the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). This Panasonic camera also supports video resolutions of 3840 x 2160 pixels, 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels, 1280 x 720 pixels plus 1 more value. Cameras resolutions range 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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Features Contrast Adjustment

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

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Has a Touchscreen

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

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Has a USB Connectivity

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

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

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

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

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

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Supports Live View

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 supports live view. 83% of digital cameras do not support live view.

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Dustproof

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

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

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

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Supports Custom Colours

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 supports custom colours. 94% of cameras do not support custom colours.

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3840 X 2160 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 is 3840 x 2160. That's over two times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. In addition, this camera supports a still image resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K), 1920 x 1080 (Full HD), 1920 x 1080 plus 1 more value. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Average Display Diagonal

The Lumix DMC-GX8's display diagonal of 3" is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 45% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Wide Range of Magnifications Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the magnification depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of magnifications are possible with this camera.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 has an external flash connector, unlike 86% of cameras which do not have an external flash connector.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Lumix DMC-GX8 supports direct printing. 89% of cameras do not support direct printing.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Lumix DMC-GX8 features saturation adjustment, which is unusual. 87% of cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

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