Panasonic Lumix GX8 vs. Panasonic Lumix GX9 - Camera Comparison

Panasonic Lumix GX8 vs. Panasonic Lumix GX9:

Panasonic Lumix GX8
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 ✭ Camspex.com
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 ✭ Camspex.com
BODY
Panasonic Lumix GX9
Panasonic Lumix DC-GX9 ✭ Camspex.com
Panasonic Lumix DC-GX9 ✭ Camspex.com
2015
YEARYear of announcement
2018
Magnesium alloy
BODY MATERIAL
Plastic with metal
Weather
sealed
WEATHER SEALING
Not
weather
sealed
Micro Four Thirds
LENS MOUNT
Micro Four Thirds
n/a
SHUTTER LIFEThe shutter durability as rated by the manufacturer.
n/a
487 g
133 x 78 x 63 mm
DIMENSIONS
& WEIGHTLength x Height x Width and the Weight according to CIPA (incl. batteries and memory card)
DIMENS.
& WEIGHTLength x Height x Width and the Weight according to CIPA (incl. batteries and memory card)
124 x 72 x 47 mm
450 g
Panasonic Lumix GX8
Panasonic Lumix GX9
20.3 MP
NMOS Four Thirds sensor
Four Thirds
SENSORThe number of effective megapixels (MP). Sensor manufacturer (if known) and sensor type.
20.3 MP
NMOS Four Thirds sensor
Four Thirds
17.3 x 13.0 mm
SENSOR SIZE
17.3 x 13.0 mm
5184 x 3888 pixels
MAX. RESOLUTIONMaximum still image resolution
MAX. RES.Maximum still image resolution
5184 x 3888 pixels
2x
CROP FACTORA 50mm lens on a camera with a crop factor of 1.5x would behave like a 75mm lens on a full-frame camera with a crop factor of 1x (50mm x 1.5 = 75mm)
2x
Bayer array
COLOR FILTER
Bayer array
3.3 μm
PIXEL PITCHThe center-to-center distance between two pixels (photosites) on a sensor. The larger the photosites, the more light they can capture and the lower is the level of visible "noise" in captured images.
3.3 μm
Fixed
LOW-PASS FILTERA low-pass filter blurs fine details of an image to eliminate the moiré and the color artifacts of finely patterned structures. Without a low-pass filter images will appear sharper, but there is also a risk of moiré occurring in certain scenes.
None
4:3
NATIVE
ASPECT RATIOThe width to height ratio of the "straight out of the camera" images. However, most modern digital cameras are capable of producing images in various aspect ratios.
ASPECT RATIOThe width to height ratio of the "straight out of the camera" images. However, most modern digital cameras are capable of producing images in various aspect ratios.
4:3
12 bit RAW, MPO, JPEG
OUTPUT FORMATS
RAW, JPEG, 4K PHOTO from MP4
Auto, 200 - 25600
ISO SEN­SITIVITY
Auto, 200 - 25600
(can be extended to ISO 100)
Panasonic Lumix GX8
DXOMARK
SENSOR
SCOREAnalysis of the camera image quality by dxomark.com
Panasonic Lumix GX9
75
OVERALL SCOREDXOMARK Sensor Overall Score shows a camera's sensor quality in terms of noise, ability to render high contrast, formation of colored noise, ability to shoot in low light.
Not tested
 
23.5
COLOR DEPTHThe color depth performance (DXOMARK Portrait Score) in bits
Not tested
 
12.6
DYNAMIC RANGEThe maximum dynamic range performance (DXOMARK Landscape Score) in exposure value (EV)
Not tested
 
806
LOW-LIGHT ISOThe low-light sensitivity performance (DXOMARK Sports Score) in ISO sensitivity value
Not tested
 
Panasonic Lumix GX8
Panasonic Lumix GX9
COVERAGE:
100 %
SIZE:
0.77
camspex.com — Viewfinder — Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8
VIEW­FINDERThe viewfinder frame COVERAGE in percent and the real viewfinder SIZE (VF magnification corrected by the crop factor of a camera — this way cameras with different sensor sizes can be compared).
camspex.com — Viewfinder — Panasonic Lumix DC-GX9
COVERAGE:
100 %
SIZE:
0.70
Electronic  (2 359 296 dot OLED)
VF TYPE
Electronic  (2 760 000 dot LCD)
Articulated OLED
REAR SCREEN
Articulated LCD
3 inch
SCREEN SIZE
3 inch
LIVE VIEW & TOUCH SCREEN
LV & TS
No top LCD panel
TOP LCD PANELLCD panel on top of the camera which provides information about the current camera settings.
No top LCD panel
Panasonic Lumix GX8
Panasonic Lumix GX9
Contrast detection
AUTOFOCUS SYSTEM
AF SYSTEM
Contrast detection with Post Focus and Focus Stacking
49
49
FOCUS POINTSAutofocus points
as shown in the figures below:

linear sensors
cross-type sensors
dual cross-type sensors
contrast autofocus areas
49
49
0
CROSS-TYPE FOCUS POINTS
CROSS-TYPE FP
0
camspex.com — Autofocus system — Panasonic Lumix GX8
-4
EV

100

The minimum exposure value of the AF working range (at 23°C and ISO 100). The smaller this value, the less light is needed for normal autofocus operation.
-4
camspex.com — Autofocus system — Panasonic Lumix GX9
None
IN-BODY
AF MOTORAn in-body AF motor gives the ability to auto-focus with older lenses which don't have their own motors.
None
4-axis sensor shift
IN-BODY IMAGE STABILIZATION
IMAGE STABI
5-axis sensor shift
8
fps
CONTINUOUS DRIVEMaximum frames per second (fps) in continuous drive mode when using the mechanical shutter.
CONT. DRIVEMaximum frames per second (fps) in continuous drive mode when using the mechanical shutter.
9
fps
150 JPEG shots
30 RAW shots
MAX. BURSTMaximum number of shots in high-speed continuous drive mode until the buffer is full.
140 JPEG shots
30 RAW shots
-5/+5 EV (in 1/3 EV steps)
EXPOSURE COMPENSATION
EXP. COMP.
-5/+5 EV (in 1/3 EV steps)
Bulb, 60 sec  → 1/16000 sec
SHUTTER SPEED
Bulb, 60 sec  → 1/4000 sec
Panasonic Lumix GX8
Panasonic Lumix GX9

X-SYNC:
1/250
No
built-in
flash

No
flash
BUILT-IN FLASH
GUIDE
NUMBER:

GN:
4

X-SYNC:
1/200
Yes
HOT SHOE
Yes
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB
USB 2.0 micro B
2160p @ 30 fps (4K)
MAX. VIDEO RESOLUTION
VIDEO
2160p @ 30 fps (4K)
Microphone port, HDMI
CONNECTIONS
CONNECT.
HDMI
BUILT-IN
DEVICES
SD, SDHC, SDXC
STORAGE TYPES
SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS-I compatible)
1
CARD SLOTS
1
320
shots
BATTERY LIFEMaximum number of images that can be shot per single battery charge (according to CIPA).
250
shots
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