Panasonic DMC GX8 vs Fujifilm X-A5 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

DMC GX8 vs X-A5 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Panasonic DMC GX8 vs Fujifilm X-A5 Specs


  • 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


  • Introduced in February 2018
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 200 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount X-Bajonett
  • WiFi built-in
  • 116.9 x 67.7 x 40.4mm³ (4.6" x 2.7" x 1.6")
  • 360g (11.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for X-A5

DMC GX8 vs X-A5 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 X-A5 sensor area comparisonAdvantage: Fujifilm X-A5

Panasonic DMC GX8 VS Fujifilm X-A5 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic DMC GX8 a better choice



Higher speed (4, frames/second)86
Better sensibility (4)100 - 25600 ISO200 - 12800 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)8025
Image stabilizer (3)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
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.

The DMC GX8 scores 16 points.

Otherwise why to choose Fujifilm X-A5



Larger sensor (5)Four ThirdsAPS-C
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.3024.20
Auto Focus points (4)4991
Built-in flash (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)330450
Weighs less (2)487g
(15.7 oz.)
(11.6 oz.)
More portable (2)655cm³

Conclusion: Advantages of the X-A5 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Fujifilm are the built-in flash, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the DMC GX8. Another advantage over the DMC GX8: the more compact size.

Yields 23 points for the X-A5.

Common Specs for both cameras compared



Sensor cleaning
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
External microphone
Panasonic DMC GX8 VS Fujifilm X-A5 Dimensions

Look at front view of the DMC GX8 and X-A5

DMC GX8 und X-A5, front viewDMC GX8 und X-A5, front view

Top view of cameras

DMC GX8 und X-A5, view from aboveDMC GX8 und X-A5, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic DMC GX8

Fujifilm X-A5


We recommend Fujifilm X-A5 as better choice.

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