Panasonic DMC GX8 vs Leica TL2 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

DMC GX8 vs TL2 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Panasonic DMC GX8 vs Leica TL2 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 2017
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 20 frames/second
  • 100 - 50000 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 94.00mm (3.7") Monitor
  • Lens mount L Mount
  • WiFi built-in
  • 134 x 69 x 33mm³ (5.3" x 2.7" x 1.3")
  • 400g (12.9 oz.)

All specs: Main page for TL2

DMC GX8 vs TL2 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 TL2 sensor area comparisonAdvantage: Leica TL2

Panasonic DMC GX8 VS Leica TL2 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic DMC GX8 a better choice



Sensor cleaning (3)
Larger lens selection (3)8011
Image stabilizer (3)
Articulated monitor (2)
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)330250
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 TL2



Larger sensor (5)Four ThirdsAPS-C
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.3024.32
Higher speed (4, frames/second)820
Better sensibility (4)100 - 25600 ISO100 - 50000 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.041.30
Weighs less (2)487g
(15.7 oz.)
(12.9 oz.)
More portable (2)655cm³
USB 3.0 (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the TL2 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Leica are the larger sensitivity, that the display has a higher resolution and the lower weight than the DMC GX8. Another advantage over the DMC GX8: the more compact size and the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.

Yields 26 points for the TL2.

Common Specs for both cameras compared



Touch screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
Panasonic DMC GX8 VS Leica TL2 Dimensions

Look at front view of the DMC GX8 and TL2

DMC GX8 und TL2, front viewDMC GX8 und TL2, front view

Top view of cameras

DMC GX8 und TL2, view from aboveDMC GX8 und TL2, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic DMC GX8

Leica TL2


We recommend Leica TL2 as better choice.

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