Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.
Panasonic DMC GX8 vs Olympus OM-D E-M1 Specs
All specs: Main page for DMC GX8
All specs: Main page for OM-D E-M1
DMC GX8 vs OM-D E-M1 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:
DMC GX8 vs OM-D E-M1: Viewfinder
DMC GX8 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.36 megapixel with magnification of 0.77x.
OM-D E-M1 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)
OM-D E-M1 (0.74x)
Better choice: Panasonic DMC GX8
Panasonic DMC GX8 VS Olympus OM-D E-M1 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Panasonic DMC GX8 a better choice
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||20.30||16.30|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 25600 ISO||200 - 25600 ISO|
|Better Video (2)||3840 x 2160||1920 x 1080|
|More portable (2)||655cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC GX8 are the higher resolution, the larger sensitivity and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the DMC GX8 is made easy by the more compact size.
The DMC GX8 scores 13 points.
Otherwise why to choose Olympus OM-D E-M1
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||8||10|
|Auto Focus points (4)||49||81|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||330||350|
Conclusion: Advantages of the OM-D E-M1 are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and that the battery has more stamina.
Yields 11 points for the OM-D E-M1.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensor format||Four Thirds||Four Thirds|
|Sensor resolution (MP)||1.04||1.04|
|Panasonic DMC GX8 VS Olympus OM-D E-M1 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the DMC GX8 and OM-D E-M1
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Panasonic DMC GX8
Olympus OM-D E-M1
We advise to choose the newest model: Panasonic DMC GX8.
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