Panasonic DMC GX8 vs Fujifilm GFX 50R Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

DMC GX8 vs GFX 50R - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Panasonic DMC GX8 vs Fujifilm GFX 50R 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

GFX 50R

  • Introduced in September 2018
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Medium format
  • 51 megapixel
  • 3 frames/second
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 81.00mm (3.2") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount G-Bajonett
  • WiFi built-in
  • 160.7 x 96.5 x 66.4mm³ (6.3" x 3.8" x 2.6")
  • 775g (25.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for GFX 50R

DMC GX8 vs GFX 50R 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 GFX 50R sensor area comparisonAdvantage: Fujifilm GFX 50R

DMC GX8 vs GFX 50R: Viewfinder

DMC GX8 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.36 megapixel with magnification of 0.77x.

GFX 50R has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 3.69 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.77x.

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.

DMC GX8 (0.77x)

GFX 50R (0.77x)

Simulated viewfinder of the DMC GX8Simulated viewfinder of the GFX 50R

Better choice: Draw

Panasonic DMC GX8 VS Fujifilm GFX 50R Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic DMC GX8 a better choice

DMC GX8

GFX 50R

Higher speed (4, frames/second)83
Better sensibility (4)100 - 25600 ISO100 - 12800 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)805
Image stabilizer (3)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
Weighs less (2)487g
(15.7 oz.)
775g
(25.0 oz.)
More portable (2)655cm³
(41 cu.in.)
1030cm³
(65 cu.in.)
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 the lower weight than the GFX 50R. Another advantage over the GFX 50R: the more compact size.

The DMC GX8 scores 20 points.

Otherwise why to choose Fujifilm GFX 50R

DMC GX8

GFX 50R

Larger sensor (5)Four ThirdsMedium format
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.3051.40
Auto Focus points (4)49117
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)2.363.69
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.042.36
Longer battery life (3, photos)330400
USB 3.0 (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the GFX 50R are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Fujifilm are the better viewfinder, that the display has a higher resolution and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the DMC GX8: the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.

Yields 25 points for the GFX 50R.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

DMC GX8

GFX 50R

Sensor cleaning
Articulated screen
Touch screen
External microphone
WiFi
Panasonic DMC GX8 VS Fujifilm GFX 50R Dimensions

Look at front view of the DMC GX8 and GFX 50R

DMC GX8 und GFX 50R, front viewDMC GX8 und GFX 50R, front view

Top view of cameras

DMC GX8 und GFX 50R, view from aboveDMC GX8 und GFX 50R, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic DMC GX8

Fujifilm GFX 50R

20
25

We recommend Fujifilm GFX 50R as better choice.

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