Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.
Canon EOS R vs Panasonic DMC GX8 Specs
All specs: Main page for EOS R
All specs: Main page for DMC GX8
EOS R vs DMC GX8 Sensors
On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:
Better choice: Canon EOS R
EOS R vs DMC GX8: Viewfinder
EOS R has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 3.68 megapixel with magnification of 0.76x.
DMC GX8 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.77x.
Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.
EOS R (0.76x)
DMC GX8 (0.77x)
Note: Differences in the image area are the result of different image ratios, 3:2 or 4:3. That can make it difficult to compare the viewfinder magnification of both cameras.
Canon EOS R VS Panasonic DMC GX8 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Canon EOS R a better choice
|Larger sensor (5)||Full frame||Four Thirds|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||31.30||20.30|
|Auto Focus points (4)||5955||49|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 40000 ISO||100 - 25600 ISO|
|Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)||3.68||2.36|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||2.10||1.04|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||370||330|
|USB 3.0 (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS R are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Canon are the larger sensitivity, the better viewfinder and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is that the battery has more stamina and the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.
The EOS R scores 29 points.
Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC GX8
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||5||8|
|Larger lens selection (3)||4||80|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Weighs less (2)||660g|
|More portable (2)||1127cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC GX8 are that the camera is faster, the larger selection of lenses and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is the lower weight than the EOS R and the more compact size.
Yields 14 points for the DMC GX8.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Video resolution||3840 x 2160||3840 x 2160|
|Canon EOS R VS Panasonic DMC GX8 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the EOS R and DMC GX8
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Canon EOS R
Panasonic DMC GX8
We recommend Canon EOS R as better choice.
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