Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.
Panasonic DMC GX8 vs Leica CL Specs
All specs: Main page for DMC GX8
All specs: Main page for CL
DMC GX8 vs CL 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:Advantage: Leica CL
DMC GX8 vs CL: Viewfinder
DMC GX8 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.36 megapixel with magnification of 0.77x.
CL has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.74x.
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)
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 Leica CL Other Specs Comparison
Why is Panasonic DMC GX8 a better choice
|Sensor cleaning (3)|
|Larger lens selection (3)||80||11|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Articulated monitor (2)|
|External microphone (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||330||220|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC GX8 are built-in automatic sensor cleaning, the larger selection of lenses and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is the articulated display, the connector for an external microphone and that the battery has more stamina.
The DMC GX8 scores 16 points.
Otherwise why to choose Leica CL
|Larger sensor (5)||Four Thirds||APS-C|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||20.30||24.32|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||8||10|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 25600 ISO||100 - 50000 ISO|
|Weighs less (2)||487g|
|More portable (2)||655cm³|
|USB 3.0 (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the CL are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Leica are the larger sensitivity, the lower weight than the DMC GX8 and the more compact size. Finally, there's the the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.
Yields 24 points for the CL.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensor resolution (MP)||1.04||1.04|
|Video resolution||3840 x 2160||3840 x 2160|
|Panasonic DMC GX8 VS Leica CL Dimensions|
Look at front view of the DMC GX8 and CL
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Panasonic DMC GX8
We recommend Leica CL as better choice.
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