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Panasonic DMC GX8 vs Panasonic DC GH5s Specs
All specs: Main page for DMC GX8
All specs: Main page for DC GH5s
DMC GX8 vs DC GH5s 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 DC GH5s: Viewfinder
DMC GX8 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.36 megapixel with magnification of 0.77x.
DC GH5s has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 3.68 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.76x.
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)
DC GH5s (0.76x)
Better choice: Tie - the difference is hardly noticable
Panasonic DMC GX8 VS Panasonic DC GH5s Other Specs Comparison
Why is Panasonic DMC GX8 a better choice
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||20.30||10.28|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Weighs less (2)||487g|
|More portable (2)||655cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC GX8 are the higher resolution, the optical image stabilizer and the lower weight than the DC GH5s. Another advantage over the DC GH5s: the more compact size.
The DMC GX8 scores 12 points.
Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DC GH5s
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||8||12|
|Auto Focus points (4)||49||225|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 25600 ISO||100 - 51200 ISO|
|Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)||2.36||3.68|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||1.62|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||330||410|
|USB 3.0 (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the DC GH5s are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like the better viewfinder, that the display has a higher resolution 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.
Yields 23 points for the DC GH5s.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensor format||Four Thirds||Four Thirds|
|Video resolution||3840 x 2160||3840 x 2160|
|Panasonic DMC GX8 VS Panasonic DC GH5s Dimensions|
Look at front view of the DMC GX8 and DC GH5s
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Panasonic DMC GX8
Panasonic DC GH5s
We recommend Panasonic DC GH5s as better choice.
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