Panasonic Lumix GX880 vs Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

Lumix GX880 vs OM-D E-M1 Mark II - Side by side

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Panasonic Lumix GX880 vs Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Specs

Lumix GX880

  • Introduced in May 2019
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 16 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
  • WiFi built-in
  • 106.5 x 64.5 x 33mm³ (4.2" x 2.5" x 1.3")
  • 270g (8.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Lumix GX880

OM-D E-M1 Mark II

  • Introduced in September 2016
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 20 megapixel
  • 15 frames/second
  • 200 - 25600 ISO
  • 4096 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
  • WiFi built-in
  • 134.1 x 90.9 x 68.9mm³ (5.3" x 3.6" x 2.7")
  • 574g (18.5 oz.)

All specs: Main page for OM-D E-M1 Mark II

Lumix GX880 vs OM-D E-M1 Mark II Sensors

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This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Info graphic: Lumix GX880 an OM-D E-M1 Mark II sensor comparison

Panasonic Lumix GX880 VS Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic Lumix GX880 a better choice

Lumix GX880

OM-D E-M1 Mark II

Better sensibility (4)100 - 25600 ISO200 - 25600 ISO
Built-in flash (2)
Weighs less (2)270g
(8.7 oz.)
574g
(18.5 oz.)
More portable (2)227cm³
(14 cu.in.)
840cm³
(53 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Lumix GX880 are the larger sensitivity, the built-in flash and the lower weight than the OM-D E-M1 Mark II. Another advantage over the OM-D E-M1 Mark II: the more compact size.

The Lumix GX880 scores 10 points.

Otherwise why to choose Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

Lumix GX880

OM-D E-M1 Mark II

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.0020.30
Higher speed (4, frames/second)615
Auto Focus points (4)49121
Image stabilizer (3)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21604096 x 2160
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)210440
USB 3.0 (2)
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the OM-D E-M1 Mark II are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Olympus are the optical image stabilizer, the superior video recording and the connector for an external microphone. Another advantage over the Lumix GX880: that the battery has more stamina, the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.

Yields 25 points for the OM-D E-M1 Mark II.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Lumix GX880

OM-D E-M1 Mark II

Sensor formatFour ThirdsFour Thirds
Sensor cleaning
Lens selection8080
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
WiFi
Panasonic Lumix GX880 VS Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Dimensions

Look at front view of the Lumix GX880 and OM-D E-M1 Mark II

Lumix GX880 und OM-D E-M1 Mark II, front viewLumix GX880 und OM-D E-M1 Mark II, front view

Top view of cameras

Lumix GX880 und OM-D E-M1 Mark II, view from aboveLumix GX880 und OM-D E-M1 Mark II, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic Lumix GX880

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

10
25

We recommend Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II as better choice.

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