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Olympus OM-D E-M1X vs Panasonic DMC GF8 Specs
All specs: Main page for OM-D E-M1X
All specs: Main page for DMC GF8
OM-D E-M1X 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:
Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Panasonic DMC GF8 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Olympus OM-D E-M1X a better choice
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||20.40||16.00|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||18||6|
|Auto Focus points (4)||121||23|
|Better sensibility (4)||64 - 25600 ISO||100 - 25600 ISO|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Better Video (2)||4096 x 2160||1920 x 1080|
|External microphone (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||870||230|
|USB 3.0 (2)|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the OM-D E-M1X are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Olympus are the larger sensitivity, the optical image stabilizer and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the OM-D E-M1X is made easy by the connector for an external microphone, that the battery has more stamina and the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video. Finally, there's the the built-in GPS.
The OM-D E-M1X scores 31 points.
Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC GF8
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Weighs less (2)||997g|
|More portable (2)||1707cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC GF8 are the built-in flash, the lower weight than the OM-D E-M1X and the more compact size.
Yields 6 points for the DMC GF8.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensor format||Four Thirds||Four Thirds|
|Sensor resolution (MP)||1.04||1.04|
|Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Panasonic DMC GF8 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the OM-D E-M1X and DMC GF8
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Olympus OM-D E-M1X
Panasonic DMC GF8
We recommend Olympus OM-D E-M1X as better choice.
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