Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 vs Samsung NX300M

Full Comparison

Sensor

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Sensor type
CMOS
CMOS
Sensor size
17.3 x 13 mm
23.5 x 15.7 mm
Sensor photo detectors
17 megapixels
22 megapixels
Effective pixels
16 Mpx
20 Mpx
Image ratio w:h
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
1:1, 3:2, 16:9
Max resolution
4592, 3448
5472, 3648
Other resolutions
3232x2424, 2272x1704, 4592x3064, 3232x2160, 1824x1216, 4592x2584 , 3840x2160, 1920x1080, 3424x3424, 2416x2416, 1712x1712
5472x3080, 5472 x 3080, 3888x2592, 3712x2088, 3648x3648, 2976x1984 , 2944x1656, 2640x2640 , 2688x1512, 2000x2000 , 1728x1152, 1920x1080, 1024x1024
Processor
Venus Engine
DRIMe IV

Image

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ISO Auto
yesYes
yesYes
ISO minimum
200
100
ISO maximum
25600
25600
White balance presets
5
7
Custom white balance
Yes (4)
yesYes
Image stabilization
Sensor-shift
noNo
Uncompressed format
RAW
RAW
Supported file formats
JPEG, RAW
MPEG-4, H.264

Optics & Focus

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Lens mount
Micro Four Thirds
Samsung NX
Digital zoom
4 x
2 x
Focal length multiplier
1.5×
Autofocus
Contrast Detect (sensor), Multi-area, Center, Selective single-point, Tracking, Single, Continuous, Touch, Face Detection, Live View
Contrast Detect (sensor), Phase Detect, Multi-area, Selective single-point, Single, Continuous, Touch, Face Detection, Live View
Manual focus
yesYes
yesYes
Number of focus points
49
247
Image stabiliser
Built-in
Lens based only

Screen / viewfinder

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Articulated LCD
Tilting
Tilting
Screen type
TFT LCD
OLED
Screen size
3 in
3.3 in
Screen dots
1040000
768000
Touch screen
yesYes
yesYes
Live view
yesYes
yesYes
Viewfinder
Electronic
None

Photography features

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Minimum shutter speed
60 sec
30 sec
Maximum shutter speed
1/4000 sec
1/6000 sec
Shutter priority
yesYes
yesYes
Aperture priority
yesYes
yesYes
Manual exposure mode
yesYes
yesYes
Exposure compensation plus
5
3
Exposure compensation minus
-5
-3
Expousure compensation steps
1/3
1/2, 1/3
AE EV steps
1/3, 2/3, 1
1/3, 2/3, 1
AE frames
3, 5, 7
3
WB Bracketing
yesYes
Yes (max 3 shots)
Subject / scene modes
yesYes
yesYes
Flash sync speed
1/160s
1/180s
Built-in flash
yesYes
noNo
External flash
yesYes
yesYes
Continuous drive
8.0 fps
8.6 fps
Self-timer
yesYes
yesYes
Metering modes
Multi, Center-weighted, Spot
Multi, Center-weighted, Spot
Flash modes
Auto, Redeye Reduction, Slow Sync, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Forced Flash
Auto, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Redeye Reduction, Manual, Smart Flash, Fill-in Flash

Videography features

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Maximum resolution
3840, 2160
1920, 1080
Supported file formats
JPEG, RAW
MPEG-4, H.264
Microphone
Stereo
Stereo
Speaker
Mono
Mono
Video recording
yesYes
yesYes

Dimensions

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Body type
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Colour of product
Black
Black, Brown, Silver, White
Weight
0.94 lb
0.73 lb
Width
4.80 in
4.80 in
Height
2.80 in
2.52 in
Length
1.73 in
1.61 in
Environmentally sealed
noNo
noNo

Storage

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Storage types
SD, SDHC, SDXC
SD, SDHC, SDXC

Power

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Battery Life (CIPA)
290
330
Battery type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion

Connectivity

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USB version
2.0
2.0
HDMI
yesYes
yesYes
Wireless
Built-In
Built-In
Supported WiFi types
802.11b/g/n
802.11b/g/n
Remote control
yesYes
yesYes
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
yesYes
yesYes

Other features

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Orientation sensor
yesYes
yesYes
Timelapse recording
yesYes
noNo