Fujifilm X-T30 vs Panasonic DMC GX80 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

X-T30 vs DMC GX80 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Fujifilm X-T30 vs Panasonic DMC GX80 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 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-T30 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-T30 and DMC GX80 sensor area comparison

Better choice: Fujifilm X-T30

X-T30 vs DMC GX80: Viewfinder

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

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-T30 (0.62x)

DMC GX80 (0.70x)

Simulated viewfinder of the X-T30Simulated 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-T30 VS Panasonic DMC GX80 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Fujifilm X-T30 a better choice

X-T30

DMC GX80

Larger sensor (5)APS-CFour Thirds
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)26.1016.00
Auto Focus points (4)42549
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)380290
Weighs less (2)383g
(12.4 oz.)
426g
(13.7 oz.)

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 the connector for an external microphone, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the DMC GX80.

The X-T30 scores 21 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC GX80

X-T30

DMC GX80

Better sensibility (4)200 - 12800 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)2580
Image stabilizer (3)
More portable (2)459cm³
(29 cu.in.)
381cm³
(24 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC GX80 are the larger sensitivity, the larger selection of lenses and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is the more compact size.

Yields 12 points for the DMC GX80.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

X-T30

DMC GX80

Speed (frames/second)88
Sensor cleaning
Built-in flash
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
WiFi
Fujifilm X-T30 VS Panasonic DMC GX80 Dimensions

Look at front view of the X-T30 and DMC GX80

X-T30 und DMC GX80, front viewX-T30 und DMC GX80, front view

Top view of cameras

X-T30 und DMC GX80, view from aboveX-T30 und DMC GX80, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Fujifilm X-T30

Panasonic DMC GX80

21
12

We recommend Fujifilm X-T30 as better choice.

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