Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.
Panasonic DMC GX8 vs Panasonic Lumix S1 Specs
All specs: Main page for DMC GX8
All specs: Main page for Lumix S1
DMC GX8 vs Lumix S1 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:Advantage: Panasonic Lumix S1
DMC GX8 vs Lumix S1: Viewfinder
DMC GX8 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.36 megapixel with magnification of 0.77x.
Lumix S1 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 5.76 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.78x.
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)
Lumix S1 (0.78x)
Note: Differences in the image area are the result of different image ratios, 3:2 or 4:3. That can make it difficult to compare the viewfinder magnification of both cameras.
Panasonic DMC GX8 VS Panasonic Lumix S1 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Panasonic DMC GX8 a better choice
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||8||6|
|Larger lens selection (3)||80||11|
|Weighs less (2)||487g|
|More portable (2)||655cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC GX8 are that the camera is faster, the larger selection of lenses and the lower weight than the Lumix S1. Another advantage over the Lumix S1: the more compact size.
The DMC GX8 scores 11 points.
Otherwise why to choose Panasonic Lumix S1
|Larger sensor (5)||Four Thirds||Full frame|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||20.30||24.20|
|Auto Focus points (4)||49||225|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 25600 ISO||100 - 51200 ISO|
|Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)||2.36||5.76|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||2.10|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||330||400|
|USB 3.0 (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Lumix S1 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Panasonic are the larger sensitivity, the better viewfinder and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is that the battery has more stamina and the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.
Yields 29 points for the Lumix S1.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Video resolution||3840 x 2160||3840 x 2160|
|Panasonic DMC GX8 VS Panasonic Lumix S1 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the DMC GX8 and Lumix S1
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Panasonic DMC GX8
Panasonic Lumix S1
We recommend Panasonic Lumix S1 as better choice.
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