Fujifilm X-T30 vs Panasonic DMC G81 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

X-T30 vs DMC G81 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Fujifilm X-T30 vs Panasonic DMC G81 Specs

X-T30

  • Introduced in February 2019
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 26 megapixel
  • 8 frames/second
  • 200 - 12800 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount X-Bajonett
  • WiFi built-in
  • 118.4 x 82.8 x 46.8mm³ (4.7" x 3.3" x 1.8")
  • 383g (12.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for X-T30

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-T30 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-T30 and DMC G81 sensor area comparison

Better choice: Fujifilm X-T30

X-T30 vs DMC G81: Viewfinder

X-T30 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.36 megapixel with magnification of 0.62x.

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-T30 (0.62x)

DMC G81 (0.74x)

Simulated viewfinder of the X-T30Simulated 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. However, with these two cameras the difference is considerable in any case.

Fujifilm X-T30 VS Panasonic DMC G81 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Fujifilm X-T30 a better choice

X-T30

DMC G81

Larger sensor (5)APS-CFour Thirds
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)26.1016.00
Auto Focus points (4)42549
Longer battery life (3, photos)380330
Weighs less (2)383g
(12.4 oz.)
505g
(16.3 oz.)
More portable (2)459cm³
(29 cu.in.)
849cm³
(53 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the X-T30 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Fujifilm are that the battery has more stamina, the lower weight than the DMC G81 and the more compact size.

The X-T30 scores 21 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC G81

X-T30

DMC G81

Higher speed (4, frames/second)89
Better sensibility (4)200 - 12800 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)2580
Image stabilizer (3)
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC G81 are that the camera is faster, the larger sensitivity and the larger selection of lenses. We also like the optical image stabilizer.

Yields 14 points for the DMC G81.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

X-T30

DMC G81

Sensor cleaning
Built-in flash
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
External microphone
WiFi
Fujifilm X-T30 VS Panasonic DMC G81 Dimensions

Look at front view of the X-T30 and DMC G81

X-T30 und DMC G81, front viewX-T30 und DMC G81, front view

Top view of cameras

X-T30 und DMC G81, view from aboveX-T30 und DMC G81, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Fujifilm X-T30

Panasonic DMC G81

21
14

We recommend Fujifilm X-T30 as better choice.

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