Panasonic DMC GX8 vs Panasonic DMC GM1 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

DMC GX8 vs DMC GM1 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Panasonic DMC GX8 vs Panasonic DMC GM1 Specs

DMC GX8

  • Introduced in July 2015
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 20 megapixel
  • 8 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
  • WiFi built-in
  • 133.2 x 77.9 x 63.1mm³ (5.2" x 3.1" x 2.5")
  • 487g (15.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC GX8

DMC GM1

  • Introduced in November 2013
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 16 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 200 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
  • WiFi built-in
  • 98.5 x 54.9 x 30.4mm³ (3.9" x 2.2" x 1.2")
  • 204g (6.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC GM1

DMC GX8 vs DMC GM1 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:

Info graphic: DMC GX8 an DMC GM1 sensor comparison

Panasonic DMC GX8 VS Panasonic DMC GM1 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic DMC GX8 a better choice

DMC GX8

DMC GM1

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.3016.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)85
Auto Focus points (4)4923
Better sensibility (4)100 - 25600 ISO200 - 25600 ISO
Image stabilizer (3)
Articulated monitor (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)330220
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 optical image stabilizer and the articulated display. A recommendation of the DMC GX8 is made easy by the superior video recording, the connector for an external microphone and that the battery has more stamina.

The DMC GX8 scores 29 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC GM1

DMC GX8

DMC GM1

Built-in flash (2)
Weighs less (2)487g
(15.7 oz.)
204g
(6.6 oz.)
More portable (2)655cm³
(41 cu.in.)
164cm³
(10 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC GM1 are the built-in flash, the lower weight than the DMC GX8 and the more compact size.

Yields 6 points for the DMC GM1.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

DMC GX8

DMC GM1

Sensor formatFour ThirdsFour Thirds
Sensor cleaning
Lens selection8080
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Touch screen
WiFi
Panasonic DMC GX8 VS Panasonic DMC GM1 Dimensions

Look at front view of the DMC GX8 and DMC GM1

DMC GX8 und DMC GM1, front viewDMC GX8 und DMC GM1, front view

Top view of cameras

DMC GX8 und DMC GM1, view from aboveDMC GX8 und DMC GM1, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic DMC GX8

Panasonic DMC GM1

29
6

We recommend Panasonic DMC GX8 as better choice.

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