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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 432 across all digital cameras.
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Value for Money
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Features
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Overall Score
Average

Why Has it Scored 58?

It has very good expert reviews and exceptional user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this 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At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available.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 cameras 2017.
This digital camera 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

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $978.99 it is more expensive than 84% of cameras.

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Features

5184 X 3888 Pixels Image Resolution

The Lumix DMC-GX8 has a maximum image resolution of 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 digital cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8's sensor megapixels of 20.3MP is higher than 89% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This digital 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 camera, which is the most common resolution. In addition, this Panasonic camera 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

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8's maximum ISO sensitivity of 25,600 is in the highest 8% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The average maximum ISO sensitivity of all digital cameras is 13,000, 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 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 in the heaviest 23% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average weight of all cameras is 300g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 5.2kg.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 has a shoe mounting point. 90% of digital cameras do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Has a Microphone in

The Lumix DMC-GX8 has a microphone in, unlike 89% of digital cameras which do not have a microphone in.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 84% of digital cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

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

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Has a Touchscreen

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. 85% 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. 88% of digital cameras do not have a USB connectivity.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Lumix DMC-GX8 supports Wi-Fi. 72% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Dustproof

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 is dustproof, which is unusual. 94% of digital cameras are not dustproof.

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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 common resolution supported by digital cameras. 1920 x 1080 pixels is also supported by this digital camera. In addition, this camera 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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3840 X 2160 (4K) Still Image Resolution

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 supports a maximum still image resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K). That's over three times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1936 x 1288. This camera also supports a still image resolution of 3840 x 2160, 1920 x 1080 (Full HD), 1920 x 1080 plus 1 more value. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Lumix DMC-GX8 does not have a GPS (satellite). 91% of digital cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Wide Range of Closest Focusing Distances Depending On Lens Used

This digital 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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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8's display resolution of 1,040,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 7% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The average display resolution of all digital cameras is 600,000 pixels, with the lowest being 23,000 pixels and the highest being 6,300,000 pixels.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Lumix DMC-GX8 features brightness adjustment. 81% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 features contrast adjustment, unlike 85% of digital cameras which do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Lumix DMC-GX8 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 88% of cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Bigger Than Average Eye Relief

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8's eye relief of 21mm is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 23% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The smallest eye relief of digital cameras is 8mm, the biggest is 27mm, and the average eye relief is 19mm.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 features flash exposure compensation. 80% of digital cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Has an External Flash Connector

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

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Supports Direct Printing

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 supports direct printing, which is unusual. 89% of digital cameras do not support direct printing.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 has a vari-angle LCD display. 85% of digital cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Lumix DMC-GX8 supports dioptic correction. 91% of digital cameras do not support dioptic correction.

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Has a Wind Filter

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

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

This digital 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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Supports Live View

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

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 features multi-shot function, which is unusual. 91% of digital cameras do not feature multi-shot function.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8's display diagonal of 3" is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 48% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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330 Battery Life

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

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Supports Custom Colours

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 supports custom colours. 95% of digital cameras do not support custom colours.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

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