Fujifilm X-T3 vs Panasonic DMC GX80 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

X-T3 vs DMC GX80 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Fujifilm X-T3 vs Panasonic DMC GX80 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 GX80

  • Introduced in April 2016
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 16 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
  • 122 x 71 x 44mm³ (4.8" x 2.8" x 1.7")
  • 426g (13.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC GX80

X-T3 vs DMC GX80 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 GX80 sensor area comparison

Better choice: Fujifilm X-T3

X-T3 vs DMC GX80: Viewfinder

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

DMC GX80 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.70x.

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 GX80 (0.70x)

Simulated viewfinder of the X-T3Simulated viewfinder of the DMC GX80

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 GX80 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Fujifilm X-T3 a better choice

X-T3

DMC GX80

Larger sensor (5)APS-CFour Thirds
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)26.1016.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)208
Auto Focus points (4)42549
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)3.692.36
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)390290
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 better viewfinder and the connector for an external microphone. Another advantage over the DMC GX80: 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 29 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC GX80

X-T3

DMC GX80

Better sensibility (4)160 - 12800 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)2580
Built-in flash (2)
Image stabilizer (3)
Weighs less (2)539g
(17.4 oz.)
426g
(13.7 oz.)
More portable (2)723cm³
(46 cu.in.)
381cm³
(24 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC GX80 are the larger sensitivity, the larger selection of lenses and the built-in flash. A nice touch is the optical image stabilizer, the lower weight than the X-T3 and the more compact size.

Yields 16 points for the DMC GX80.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

X-T3

DMC GX80

Sensor cleaning
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
WiFi
Fujifilm X-T3 VS Panasonic DMC GX80 Dimensions

Look at front view of the X-T3 and DMC GX80

X-T3 und DMC GX80, front viewX-T3 und DMC GX80, front view

Top view of cameras

X-T3 und DMC GX80, view from aboveX-T3 und DMC GX80, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Fujifilm X-T3

Panasonic DMC GX80

29
16

We recommend Fujifilm X-T3 as better choice.

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