Panasonic DMC GX8 vs Canon EOS M3 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

DMC GX8 vs EOS M3 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Panasonic DMC GX8 vs Canon EOS M3 Specs

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

EOS M3

  • Introduced in April 2015
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 4 frames/second
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount EF-M
  • WiFi built-in
  • 110.9 x 68 x 44.4mm³ (4.4" x 2.7" x 1.7")
  • 366g (11.8 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS M3

DMC GX8 vs EOS M3 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: DMC GX8 and EOS M3 sensor area comparisonAdvantage: Canon EOS M3

Panasonic DMC GX8 VS Canon EOS M3 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic DMC GX8 a better choice

DMC GX8

EOS M3

Higher speed (4, frames/second)84
Better sensibility (4)100 - 25600 ISO100 - 12800 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)807
Image stabilizer (3)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
Longer battery life (3, photos)330250
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC GX8 are that the camera is faster, the larger sensitivity and the larger selection of lenses. We also like the optical image stabilizer, the superior video recording and that the battery has more stamina.

The DMC GX8 scores 19 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon EOS M3

DMC GX8

EOS M3

Larger sensor (5)Four ThirdsAPS-C
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.3024.40
Built-in flash (2)
Weighs less (2)487g
(15.7 oz.)
366g
(11.8 oz.)
More portable (2)655cm³
(41 cu.in.)
335cm³
(21 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS M3 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the built-in flash. A nice touch is the lower weight than the DMC GX8 and the more compact size.

Yields 16 points for the EOS M3.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

DMC GX8

EOS M3

Sensor cleaning
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
External microphone
WiFi
Panasonic DMC GX8 VS Canon EOS M3 Dimensions

Look at front view of the DMC GX8 and EOS M3

DMC GX8 und EOS M3, front viewDMC GX8 und EOS M3, front view

Top view of cameras

DMC GX8 und EOS M3, view from aboveDMC GX8 und EOS M3, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic DMC GX8

Canon EOS M3

19
16

We advise to choose the newest model: Panasonic DMC GX8.

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