Fujifilm X-T3 vs Panasonic DMC G81 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

X-T3 vs DMC G81 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Fujifilm X-T3 vs Panasonic DMC G81 Specs

X-T3

  • Introduced in September 2018
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 26 megapixel
  • 20 frames/second
  • 160 - 12800 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount X-Bajonett
  • WiFi built-in
  • 132.5 x 92.8 x 58.8mm³ (5.2" x 3.7" x 2.3")
  • 539g (17.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for X-T3

DMC G81

  • Introduced in April 2016
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 16 megapixel
  • 9 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
  • WiFi built-in
  • 128.4 x 89 x 74.3mm³ (5.1" x 3.5" x 2.9")
  • 505g (16.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC G81

X-T3 vs DMC G81 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:

Infographic: X-T3 and DMC G81 sensor area comparison

Better choice: Fujifilm X-T3

X-T3 vs DMC G81: Viewfinder

X-T3 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 3.69 megapixel with magnification of 0.75x.

DMC G81 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.74x.

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.

X-T3 (0.75x)

DMC G81 (0.74x)

Simulated viewfinder of the X-T3Simulated viewfinder of the DMC G81

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.

Fujifilm X-T3 VS Panasonic DMC G81 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Fujifilm X-T3 a better choice

X-T3

DMC G81

Larger sensor (5)APS-CFour Thirds
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)26.1016.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)209
Auto Focus points (4)42549
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)3.692.36
Longer battery life (3, photos)390330
More portable (2)723cm³
(46 cu.in.)
849cm³
(53 cu.in.)
USB 3.0 (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the X-T3 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Fujifilm are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the better viewfinder and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the DMC G81: the more compact size and the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.

The X-T3 scores 29 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC G81

X-T3

DMC G81

Better sensibility (4)160 - 12800 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)2580
Built-in flash (2)
Image stabilizer (3)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC G81 are the larger sensitivity, the larger selection of lenses and the built-in flash. A nice touch is the optical image stabilizer.

Yields 12 points for the DMC G81.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

X-T3

DMC G81

Sensor cleaning
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
External microphone
Similar weight539g505g
WiFi
Environmental sealing
Fujifilm X-T3 VS Panasonic DMC G81 Dimensions

Look at front view of the X-T3 and DMC G81

X-T3 und DMC G81, front viewX-T3 und DMC G81, front view

Top view of cameras

X-T3 und DMC G81, view from aboveX-T3 und DMC G81, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Fujifilm X-T3

Panasonic DMC G81

29
12

We recommend Fujifilm X-T3 as better choice.

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