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Panasonic DMC GX8 vs Olympus OM-D E-M1X Specs
All specs: Main page for DMC GX8
All specs: Main page for OM-D E-M1X
DMC GX8 vs OM-D E-M1X 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-M1X: Viewfinder
DMC GX8 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.36 megapixel with magnification of 0.77x.
OM-D E-M1X has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.83x.
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-M1X (0.83x)
Better choice: Olympus OM-D E-M1X
Panasonic DMC GX8 VS Olympus OM-D E-M1X Other Specs Comparison
Why is Panasonic DMC GX8 a better choice
|Weighs less (2)||487g|
|More portable (2)||655cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC GX8 are the lower weight than the OM-D E-M1X and the more compact size.
The DMC GX8 scores 4 points.
Otherwise why to choose Olympus OM-D E-M1X
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||20.30||20.40|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||8||18|
|Auto Focus points (4)||49||121|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 25600 ISO||64 - 25600 ISO|
|Better Video (2)||3840 x 2160||4096 x 2160|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||330||870|
|USB 3.0 (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the OM-D E-M1X are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Olympus are the larger sensitivity, the superior video recording and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the DMC GX8: the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video and the built-in GPS.
Yields 26 points for the OM-D E-M1X.
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-M1X Dimensions|
Look at front view of the DMC GX8 and OM-D E-M1X
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Panasonic DMC GX8
Olympus OM-D E-M1X
We recommend Olympus OM-D E-M1X as better choice.
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