Panasonic DMC GX8 vs Fujifilm X-T1 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

DMC GX8 vs X-T1 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Panasonic DMC GX8 vs Fujifilm X-T1 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 July 2014
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 17 megapixel
  • 8 frames/second
  • 200 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount X-Bajonett
  • WiFi built-in
  • 129 x 89.8 x 46.7mm³ (5.1" x 3.5" x 1.8")
  • 440g (14.2 oz.)

All specs: Main page for X-T1

DMC GX8 vs X-T1 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-T1 sensor area comparisonAdvantage: Fujifilm X-T1

DMC GX8 vs X-T1: Viewfinder

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

X-T1 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 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)

X-T1 (0.77x)

Simulated viewfinder of the DMC GX8Simulated viewfinder of the X-T1

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.

Panasonic DMC GX8 VS Fujifilm X-T1 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic DMC GX8 a better choice



Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.3016.70
Better sensibility (4)100 - 25600 ISO200 - 6400 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)8025
Image stabilizer (3)
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC GX8 are the higher resolution, the larger sensitivity and the larger selection of lenses. We also like the optical image stabilizer, the rather comfortable touch screen and the superior video recording.

The DMC GX8 scores 19 points.

Otherwise why to choose Fujifilm X-T1



Larger sensor (5)Four ThirdsAPS-C
Longer battery life (3, photos)330350
More portable (2)655cm³

Conclusion: Advantages of the X-T1 are the larger sensor, that the battery has more stamina and the more compact size.

Yields 10 points for the X-T1.

Common Specs for both cameras compared



Speed (frames/second)88
Sensor cleaning
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
External microphone
Similar weight487g440g
Environmental sealing
Panasonic DMC GX8 VS Fujifilm X-T1 Dimensions

Look at front view of the DMC GX8 and X-T1

DMC GX8 und X-T1, front viewDMC GX8 und X-T1, front view

Top view of cameras

DMC GX8 und X-T1, view from aboveDMC GX8 und X-T1, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic DMC GX8

Fujifilm X-T1


We recommend Panasonic DMC GX8 as better choice.

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