Fujifilm X-T3 vs Panasonic DMC GF8 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

X-T3 vs DMC GF8 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Fujifilm X-T3 vs Panasonic DMC GF8 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 GF8

  • Introduced in February 2016
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 16 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
  • WiFi built-in
  • 106.5 x 64.6 x 33.3mm³ (4.2" x 2.5" x 1.3")
  • 266g (8.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC GF8

X-T3 vs DMC GF8 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 GF8 sensor area comparison

Better choice: Fujifilm X-T3

Fujifilm X-T3 VS Panasonic DMC GF8 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Fujifilm X-T3 a better choice

X-T3

DMC GF8

Larger sensor (5)APS-CFour Thirds
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)26.1016.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)206
Auto Focus points (4)42523
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)390230
USB 3.0 (2)
Environmental sealing (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 superior video recording and the connector for an external microphone. Another advantage over the DMC GF8: that the battery has more stamina, the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.

The X-T3 scores 27 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC GF8

X-T3

DMC GF8

Better sensibility (4)160 - 12800 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)2580
Built-in flash (2)
Weighs less (2)539g
(17.4 oz.)
266g
(8.6 oz.)
More portable (2)723cm³
(46 cu.in.)
229cm³
(14 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC GF8 are the larger sensitivity, the larger selection of lenses and the built-in flash. A nice touch is the lower weight than the X-T3 and the more compact size.

Yields 13 points for the DMC GF8.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

X-T3

DMC GF8

Sensor cleaning
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
WiFi
Fujifilm X-T3 VS Panasonic DMC GF8 Dimensions

Look at front view of the X-T3 and DMC GF8

X-T3 und DMC GF8, front viewX-T3 und DMC GF8, front view

Top view of cameras

X-T3 und DMC GF8, view from aboveX-T3 und DMC GF8, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Fujifilm X-T3

Panasonic DMC GF8

27
13

We recommend Fujifilm X-T3 as better choice.

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