Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8

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Key specs

  • CMOS
  • Four Thirds
  • 17.3 x 13 mm
  • 20 megapixels
  • 5184;3888 px
  • Micro Four Thirds
  • Contrast Detect (sensor);Multi-area;Center;Selective single-point;Tracking;Single;Continuous;Touch;Face Detection;Live View
  • 3 in
  • yes
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Full Specifications


Sensor typeCMOS
Image sensor formatFour Thirds
Sensor size17.3 x 13 mm
Sensor photo detectors22 Mpx
Effective pixels20 Mpx
Image ratio w:h1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Max resolution5184, 3888
Other resolutions3712x2784, 2624x1968, 5184x3456, 3712x2480, 2624x1752, 1824x1216, 5184x2920, 3840x2160, 1824x1024, 3888x3888, 1968x1968, 1712x1712
ProcessorVenus Engine


ISO Auto
ISO minimum200
ISO maximum25600
Boosted ISO minimum100
White balance presets5
Custom white balance
Image stabilizationSensor-shift
Uncompressed formatRAW
Supported file formatsJPEG, RAW
Built-in HDR function
AEB/HDR support

Optics & Focus

Lens mountMicro Four Thirds
Magnification (Crop factor)2 x
Digital zoom4 x
AF assist (auto-focus assist light)Lamp
Contrast autofocus
Autofocus in recording mode
Focal length multiplier
Contrast Detect , Multi-area, Center, Selective single-point, Tracking, Single, Continuous, Touch, Face Detection, Live View
Manual focus
Number of focus points49
Image stabiliserBuilt-in
Phase detection autofocus
Number of AF points (contrast)49

Screen / viewfinder

Articulated LCDFully articulated
Screen typeOLED
Screen size3 in
Screen dots1040000
Touch screen
Live view
Viewfinder coverage100 %
Viewfinder resolution2360000 px
Viewfinder magnification1.54 x
Separate info display

Photography features

Minimum shutter speed60 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/8000 sec
Maximum shutter speed (electronic)1/16000 sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure mode
Continuous shooting
Number of exposures3
Exposure compensation plus5
Exposure compensation minus-5
Expousure compensation steps1/3
AE EV steps1/3, 2/3, 1
AE frames3, 5, 7
WB Bracketing
Subject / scene modes
Flash sync speed1/250s
External flash connectionHot shoe
Built-in flash
Flash metering systemTTL
External flash
Continuous drive10.0 fps
Metering modesMulti, Center-weighted, Spot
Flash modesAuto, Redeye Reduction, Slow Sync, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Forced Flash
Manual settings
Speed (JPEG)8 fps
Speed (RAW)8 fps
Exposure bracketing0.3 - 1.0±EV

Videography features

Maximum resolution3840, 2160
Supported file formatsMPEG-4, AVCHD
Max resolution (highest frame rate)1920x1080
Max frame rate (highest resolution)30 fps
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)60 fps
Video recording


Body typeRangefinder-style mirrorless
Body materialAluminum-magnesium
Colour of productBlack, Silver
Weight1.07 lb
Width5.24 in
Height3.07 in
Length2.48 in
Environmentally sealed
Anti-dust system


Storage typesSD, SDHC, SDXC


Battery Life (CIPA)330
Battery typeLi-Ion


USB version2.0
Microphone port
Headphone port
Supported WiFi types802.11b/g/n
Remote control
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)

Other features

Orientation sensor
Timelapse recording

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Online reviews

Panasonic Lumix GX8 review - | Cameralabs
VerdictIn depthQualitySamplesVerdictPanasonic’s Lumix GX8 is an up-market mirrorless camera that satisfies the desires of demanding enthusiasts, especially if they’re into video. It builds-upon the earlier Lumix GX7 to become a more sophisticated camera that confidently competes with rivals including the Olympus OMD EM5 Mark II and Fujifilm XT1 at the upper-end of the non-full-frame market.…Read more

TEST: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 -
20 megapiksler, dobbel bildestabilisering, ekstremt god buffer og en veldig god elektronisk søker; Panasonic har gjort veldig mye veldig riktig.Read more

Panasonic GX8 review | TechRadar
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