Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.
Panasonic DMC GX8 vs Olympus PEN E-PL7 Specs
All specs: Main page for DMC GX8
All specs: Main page for PEN E-PL7
DMC GX8 vs PEN E-PL7 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:
Panasonic DMC GX8 VS Olympus PEN E-PL7 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Panasonic DMC GX8 a better choice
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||20.30||16.10|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 25600 ISO||200 - 25600 ISO|
|Better Video (2)||3840 x 2160||1920 x 1080|
|External microphone (2)|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
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 connector for an external microphone.
The DMC GX8 scores 13 points.
Otherwise why to choose Olympus PEN E-PL7
|Auto Focus points (4)||49||81|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||330||350|
|Weighs less (2)||487g|
|More portable (2)||655cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the PEN E-PL7 are the faster and more accurate auto focus, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the DMC GX8. Another advantage over the DMC GX8: the more compact size.
Yields 11 points for the PEN E-PL7.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensor format||Four Thirds||Four Thirds|
|Sensor resolution (MP)||1.04||1.04|
|Panasonic DMC GX8 VS Olympus PEN E-PL7 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the DMC GX8 and PEN E-PL7
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Panasonic DMC GX8
Olympus PEN E-PL7
We advise to choose the newest model: Panasonic DMC GX8.
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