Panasonic GX8 vs GX7 Comparison

Here is a quick review and comparison for the Panasonic GX8 vs GX7 Micro Four Thirds cameras.

To see the difference between Panasonic GX8 vs GX7 mirrorless cameras we have put together Panasonic GX8 vs GX7 specs comparison table below.

Panasonic Lumix GX8 mirrorless compact system camera features the company’s first Dual I.S (Image Stabiliser), a 20.3-megapixel Micro Four Thirds sensor, a large tiltable LVF and 4K video recording capability.

The 16 megapixel Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 offers a 1040K-dot tiltable touch-screen LCD monitor, Full HD 1920 x 1080 50p movie recording, 1/8000 sec shutter speed, 5fps burst shooting, low-light focusing down to -4 EV, focus peaking, ISO range of 125-25600

Specifications Comparison of Panasonic GX8 vs GX7 Cameras

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Below you can see the specs comparison table of Panasonic GX8 vs GX7 mirrorless cameras. Some differences like sensor, image size, shooting speed, lcd size etc.. detailed as bold on the table.

Feature Panasonic GX8 Panasonic GX7
Lens Mount Micro Four Thirds Micro Four Thirds
Image Sensor Live MOS Live MOS
Effective Pixels 20.3MP 16.0MP
Total Pixels 21.77MP 16.84MP
Maximum Resolution 5184 x 3888 4592 x 3448
Aspect Ratio 4:3, 3:2, 16:9, 1:1 4:3, 3:2, 16:9, 1:1
Still Image File Format RAW, JPEG, MPO RAW, JPEG, MPO
Storage Media SD, SDHC, SDXC SD, SDHC, SDXC
Card Slot 1 x SD 1 x SD
Viewfinder Type 2,360k-dot 90° tilting OLED Live Viewfinder 2,764k-dot 90° tilting OLED Live Viewfinder
Frame Coverage 100% 100%
Magnification 0.77x (35mm equivalent) 0.70x (35mm equivalent)
Eyepoint 21mm from eyepiece lens 17.5mm from eyepiece lens
Diopter Adjustment -4.0 to +3.0 -4.0 to +3.0
Shutter Type Focal-plane shutter Focal-plane shutter
Shutter Speed Still Images: 1/8000-60 seconds, 30 minutes (Bulb)
Motion Picture: 1/16000-1/25 second
Electronic Shutter: 1/16000-1 second
Still Images: 1/8000-60 seconds, 2 minutes (Bulb)
Motion Picture: 1/16000-1/25 second
Flash Sync Speed 1/250 second 1/320 second
Top Continuous Shooting Rate 10 fps at full resolution 5 fps at full resolution
Self-Timer 10, 2 sec. 10, 2 sec.
Exposure Metering System 1728-zone multi-pattern sensing system 1728-zone multi-pattern sensing system
Metering Method Multi, Center-Weighted, Spot Multi, Center-Weighted, Spot
Metering Range 0 to 18 EV 0 to 18 EV
Exposure Modes Program, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual Program, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual
Exposure Compensation ±5 EV in 1/3 EV steps ±5 EV in 1/3 EV steps
Exposure Bracketing 3, 5, 7 frames in 1/3, 2/3, or 1 EV step, Max ±3 EV, single/burst 3, 5, 7 frames in 1/3, 2/3, or 1 EV step, Max ±3 EV, single/burst
ISO Sensitivity Auto, ISO 200-25600 (Extended: ISO 100-25600) Auto, ISO 200-25600 (Extended: ISO 125-25600)
Autofocus System Contrast AF Contrast AF
Number of Focus Points 49 23
Focus Modes Quick AF, Continuous AF, AF+MF, Eye Sensor AF, Touch AF/AE Function, Touch Pad AF, Touch Shutter, MF Assist, Touch MF Assist, One Shot AF Quick AF, Continuous AF, AF+MF, Eye Sensor AF, Touch AF/AE Function, Touch Pad AF, Touch Shutter, MF Assist, Touch MF Assist, One Shot AF
Autofocus Sensitivity -4 to 18 EV -4 to 18 EV
Built-In Flash Yes Yes, Guide Number: 16.4′ / 5 m at ISO 100
Flash Control TTL TTL
Flash Modes Auto, Auto/Red-Eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-Eye Reduction, Slow Sync, Slow Sync/Red-Eye Reduction, Forced Off Auto, Auto/Red-Eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-Eye Reduction, Slow Sync, Slow Sync/Red-Eye Reduction, Forced Off
Flash Compensation ±3 EV in 1/3 EV steps ±3 EV in 1/3 EV steps
Flash Synchronization 1st Curtain, 2nd Curtain 1st Curtain, 2nd Curtain
External Flash Interface Hot shoe Hot shoe
White Balance Modes Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Flash, White Set 1, 2, Color Temperature Setting Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Flash, White Set 1, 2, Color Temperature Setting
White Balance Bracketing 3 exposures 3 exposures
Movie Recording 3840 x 2160: 30p, 24p (100 Mbps)
1920 x 1080: 60p (28 Mbps), 30p (24, 20 Mbps), 60i (17 Mbps), 24p (24 Mbps)
1280 x 720: 30p (10 Mbps)
640 x 480: 30p (4 Mbps)
1920 x 1080: 60p (28 Mbps), 30p (24, 20 Mbps), 60i (17 Mbps), 24p (24 Mbps)
1280 x 720: 60p (17 Mbps), 30p (10 Mbps)
640 x 480: 30p (4 Mbps)
File Format AVCHD, MP4 AVCHD, MP4
Audio Recording Yes, built-in stereo mic Yes, built-in stereo mic
Audio File Format AVCHD: Dolby Digital 2 ch
MP4: AAC 2 ch
AVCHD: Dolby Digital 2 ch
MP4: AAC 2 ch
External Microphone Input 2.5mm N/A
Headphone Jack N/A N/A
Maximum Recording Time 29 min. 59 sec. 29 min. 59 sec.
Monitor 3.0″ 1,040k-dot tilting touchscreen LCD 3.0″ 1,040k-dot tilting touchscreen LCD
Interface USB 2.0 Multi
miniHDMI (Type C)
USB 2.0 Multi
miniHDMI (Type C)
Wi-Fi Yes Yes
GPS N/A N/A
Power Source 1 x Li-ion battery pack 1 x Li-ion battery pack
Battery Life Rear Monitor: 330-340 images
LVF: 310-320 images
320-350 images
Operating Environment Temperature: 32-104°F / 0-40°C
Humidity: 10-80% relative
Temperature: 32-104°F / 0-40°C
Humidity: 10-80% relative
Dimensions 5.2 x 3.1 x 2.5″ / 133.2 x 77.9 x 63.1mm 4.8 x 2.8 x 2.2″ / 122.6 x 70.7 x 54.6mm
Weight 1.1 lb / 487 g with SD card and battery 0.9 lb / 402 g with SD card and battery
Price $1,197.99 $647.99

Panasonic GX8 Mirrorless Camera Price

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 is available from the camera stores below in all-black or black-and-silver variants for $1199.99 body only.

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