Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.
Panasonic DMC GX8 vs Nikon Z7 Specs
All specs: Main page for DMC GX8
All specs: Main page for Z7
DMC GX8 vs Z7 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: Nikon Z7
DMC GX8 vs Z7: Viewfinder
DMC GX8 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.36 megapixel with magnification of 0.77x.
Z7 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 3.68 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.80x.
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 Nikon Z7 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Panasonic DMC GX8 a better choice
|Larger lens selection (3)||80||3|
|Weighs less (2)||487g|
|More portable (2)||655cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC GX8 are the larger selection of lenses, the lower weight than the Z7 and the more compact size.
The DMC GX8 scores 7 points.
Otherwise why to choose Nikon Z7
|Larger sensor (5)||Four Thirds||Full frame|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||20.30||45.70|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||8||9|
|Auto Focus points (4)||49||493|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 25600 ISO||64 - 25600 ISO|
|Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)||2.36||3.68|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||2.10|
|USB 3.0 (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Z7 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Nikon are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and the better viewfinder. We also like that the display has a higher resolution and the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.
Yields 30 points for the Z7.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Video resolution||3840 x 2160||3840 x 2160|
|Panasonic DMC GX8 VS Nikon Z7 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the DMC GX8 and Z7
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Panasonic DMC GX8
We recommend Nikon Z7 as better choice.
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