Panasonic Lumix GX8 vs. Panasonic Lumix GH4 - Camera Comparison

Panasonic Lumix GX8 vs. Panasonic Lumix GH4:

Panasonic Lumix GX8
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 ✭ Camspex.com
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 ✭ Camspex.com
BODY
Panasonic Lumix GH4
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 ✭ Camspex.com
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 ✭ Camspex.com
2015
YEARYear of announcement
2014
Magnesium alloy
BODY MATERIAL
Magnesium alloy
Weather
sealed
WEATHER SEALING
Weather
sealed
Micro Four Thirds
LENS MOUNT
Micro Four Thirds
n/a
SHUTTER LIFEThe shutter durability as rated by the manufacturer.
200000 cycles
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)
133 x 93 x 84 mm
560 g
Panasonic Lumix GX8
Panasonic Lumix GH4
20.3 MP
NMOS Four Thirds sensor
Four Thirds
SENSORThe number of effective megapixels (MP). Sensor manufacturer (if known) and sensor type.
16.1 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
4608 x 3456 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.
3.8 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.
Fixed
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
12 bit RAW, MPO, JPEG
Auto, 200 — 25600
ISO SEN­SITIVITY
Auto, 200 — 25600
Panasonic Lumix GX8
DXOMARK
SENSOR
SCOREAnalysis of the camera image quality by dxomark.com
Panasonic Lumix GH4
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.
74
23.5
COLOR DEPTHThe color depth performance (DXOMARK Portrait Score) in bits
23.2
12.6
DYNAMIC RANGEThe maximum dynamic range performance (DXOMARK Landscape Score) in exposure value (EV)
12.8
806
LOW-LIGHT ISOThe low-light sensitivity performance (DXOMARK Sports Score) in ISO sensitivity value
812
Panasonic Lumix GX8
Panasonic Lumix GH4
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 DMC-GH4
COVERAGE:
100 %
SIZE:
0.67
Electronic  (2 359 296 dot OLED)
VF TYPE
Electronic  (2 359 296 dot OLED)
Articulated OLED
REAR SCREEN
Articulated OLED
3 inch
SCREEN SIZE
3 inch
LIVE VIEW & TOUCH SCREEN
LV & TS
Panasonic Lumix GX8
Panasonic Lumix GH4
Contrast detection
AUTOFOCUS SYSTEM
AF SYSTEM
Contrast detection
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 GH4
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
Sensor shift
IN-BODY IMAGE STABILIZATION
IMAGE STABI
No
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.
12
fps
150 JPEG shots
30 RAW shots
MAX. BURSTMaximum number of shots in high-speed continuous drive mode until the buffer is full.
100 JPEG shots
40 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  → 1/8000 sec
Panasonic Lumix GX8
Panasonic Lumix GH4

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

No
flash
BUILT-IN FLASH
GUIDE
NUMBER:

GN:
12

X-SYNC:
1/250
Yes
HOT SHOE
Yes
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
2160p @ 30 fps (4K)
MAX. VIDEO RESOLUTION
VIDEO
2160p @ 30 fps (4K)
Microphone port, HDMI
CONNECTIONS
CONNECT.
Microphone port, Headphone port, HDMI
BUILT-IN
DEVICES
SD, SDHC, SDXC
STORAGE TYPES
SD, SDHC, SDXC
1
CARD SLOTS
1
320
shots
BATTERY LIFEMaximum number of images that can be shot per single battery charge (according to CIPA).
500
shots
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