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Panasonic DMC GX8 vs Panasonic DMC G5 Specs
All specs: Main page for DMC GX8
All specs: Main page for DMC G5
DMC GX8 vs DMC G5 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 DMC G5: Viewfinder
DMC GX8 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.36 megapixel with magnification of 0.77x.
DMC G5 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 1.44 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.70x.
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)
DMC G5 (0.70x)
Better choice: Panasonic DMC GX8
Panasonic DMC GX8 VS Panasonic DMC G5 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Panasonic DMC GX8 a better choice
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||20.30||16.00|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||8||6|
|Auto Focus points (4)||49||23|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 25600 ISO||160 - 12800 ISO|
|Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)||2.36||1.44|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||0.92|
|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, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Panasonic are the larger sensitivity, the better viewfinder and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is that the display has a higher resolution, the superior video recording and the connector for an external microphone. Another advantage over the DMC G5: the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.
The DMC GX8 scores 32 points.
Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC G5
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||330||340|
|Weighs less (2)||487g|
Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC G5 are the built-in flash, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the DMC GX8.
Yields 7 points for the DMC G5.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensor format||Four Thirds||Four Thirds|
|Panasonic DMC GX8 VS Panasonic DMC G5 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the DMC GX8 and DMC G5
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Panasonic DMC GX8
Panasonic DMC G5
We recommend Panasonic DMC GX8 as better choice.
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