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Panasonic Lumix S1 vs Panasonic DMC GF8 Specs
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Lumix S1 vs DMC GF8 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:
Better choice: Panasonic Lumix S1
Panasonic Lumix S1 VS Panasonic DMC GF8 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Panasonic Lumix S1 a better choice
|Larger sensor (5)||Full frame||Four Thirds|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||24.20||16.00|
|Auto Focus points (4)||225||23|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 51200 ISO||100 - 25600 ISO|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||2.10||1.04|
|Better Video (2)||3840 x 2160||1920 x 1080|
|External microphone (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||400||230|
|USB 3.0 (2)|
|Environmental sealing (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 optical image stabilizer and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the superior video recording, the connector for an external microphone and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the DMC GF8: the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.
The Lumix S1 scores 32 points.
Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC GF8
|Larger lens selection (3)||11||80|
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Weighs less (2)||1020g|
|More portable (2)||1584cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC GF8 are the larger selection of lenses, the built-in flash and the lower weight than the Lumix S1. Another advantage over the Lumix S1: the more compact size.
Yields 9 points for the DMC GF8.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Panasonic Lumix S1 VS Panasonic DMC GF8 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the Lumix S1 and DMC GF8
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Panasonic Lumix S1
Panasonic DMC GF8
We recommend Panasonic Lumix S1 as better choice.
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