Panasonic Lumix GX880 vs Olympus PEN E-PL8 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

Lumix GX880 vs PEN E-PL8 - Side by side

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Panasonic Lumix GX880 vs Olympus PEN E-PL8 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

PEN E-PL8

  • Introduced in September 2016
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 16 megapixel
  • 8 frames/second
  • 200 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
  • WiFi built-in
  • 117.1 x 68.3 x 38.4mm³ (4.6" x 2.7" x 1.5")
  • 374g (12.1 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PEN E-PL8

Lumix GX880 vs PEN E-PL8 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: Lumix GX880 an PEN E-PL8 sensor comparison

Panasonic Lumix GX880 VS Olympus PEN E-PL8 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic Lumix GX880 a better choice

Lumix GX880

PEN E-PL8

Better sensibility (4)100 - 25600 ISO200 - 25600 ISO
Built-in flash (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
Weighs less (2)270g
(8.7 oz.)
374g
(12.1 oz.)
More portable (2)227cm³
(14 cu.in.)
307cm³
(19 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Lumix GX880 are the larger sensitivity, the built-in flash and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the Lumix GX880 is made easy by the lower weight than the PEN E-PL8 and the more compact size.

The Lumix GX880 scores 12 points.

Otherwise why to choose Olympus PEN E-PL8

Lumix GX880

PEN E-PL8

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.0016.10
Higher speed (4, frames/second)68
Auto Focus points (4)4981
Image stabilizer (3)
Longer battery life (3, photos)210350

Conclusion: Advantages of the PEN E-PL8 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 and that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 19 points for the PEN E-PL8.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Lumix GX880

PEN E-PL8

Sensor formatFour ThirdsFour Thirds
Sensor cleaning
Lens selection8080
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
WiFi
Panasonic Lumix GX880 VS Olympus PEN E-PL8 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Lumix GX880 and PEN E-PL8

Lumix GX880 und PEN E-PL8, front viewLumix GX880 und PEN E-PL8, front view

Top view of cameras

Lumix GX880 und PEN E-PL8, view from aboveLumix GX880 und PEN E-PL8, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic Lumix GX880

Olympus PEN E-PL8

12
19

We recommend Olympus PEN E-PL8 as better choice.

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