Fujifilm X-T3 vs Panasonic DMC GX8 Compare

Here you can find digital cameras comparison. Pick up with the best rating.

Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

X-T3 vs DMC GX8 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Fujifilm X-T3 vs Panasonic DMC GX8 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 GX8

  • Introduced in July 2015
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 20 megapixel
  • 8 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
  • 133.2 x 77.9 x 63.1mm³ (5.2" x 3.1" x 2.5")
  • 487g (15.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC GX8

X-T3 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:

Infographic: X-T3 and DMC GX8 sensor area comparison

Better choice: Fujifilm X-T3

X-T3 vs DMC GX8: Viewfinder

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

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.

X-T3 (0.75x)

DMC GX8 (0.77x)

Simulated viewfinder of the X-T3Simulated viewfinder of the DMC GX8

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 GX8 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Fujifilm X-T3 a better choice

X-T3

DMC GX8

Larger sensor (5)APS-CFour Thirds
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)26.1020.30
Higher speed (4, frames/second)208
Auto Focus points (4)42549
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)3.692.36
Longer battery life (3, photos)390330
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 GX8: 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 GX8

X-T3

DMC GX8

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

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC GX8 are the larger sensitivity, the larger selection of lenses and the optical image stabilizer.

Yields 10 points for the DMC GX8.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

X-T3

DMC GX8

Sensor cleaning
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
External microphone
Similar weight539g487g
Similar size723cm³655cm³
WiFi
Environmental sealing
Fujifilm X-T3 VS Panasonic DMC GX8 Dimensions

Look at front view of the X-T3 and DMC GX8

X-T3 und DMC GX8, front viewX-T3 und DMC GX8, front view

Top view of cameras

X-T3 und DMC GX8, view from aboveX-T3 und DMC GX8, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Fujifilm X-T3

Panasonic DMC GX8

27
10

We recommend Fujifilm X-T3 as better choice.

Visual data, advantage info and scores © 2019 PalCamerasWest.com. All rights reserved.