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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Indoor Crops

20 Megapixels20 MegapixelsElectronic View FinderElectronic View FinderHigh ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.High ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Level: Measures camera tilt and helps to keep the horizon level.Level: Measures camera tilt and helps to keep the horizon level.Continuous DriveContinuous DriveUltra HD (4K) video: 3840x2160 resolution or more.Ultra HD (4K) video: 3840x2160 resolution or more.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringWeatherproof - Seals protect from dust, humidity and light splashing.Weatherproof - Seals protect from dust, humidity and light splashing.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Neocamera detailed reviewNeocamera detailed review

Indoor Crops

These crops show the performance of the 20 megapixels Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 next to the 16 megapixels Olympus OM-D E-M1
Olympus OM-D E-M1
at the same ISO. Both these are weather-sealed and use a Four-Thirds CMOS sensor with 5-axis built-in image stabilization and an ISO 100-25600 sensitivity range. They are aimed at the same segment of the market with a built-in EVF and plenty of external buttons.

All images below are 100% crops from their respective camera taken at the highest image quality JPEG setting available. ISO, aperture and white-balance were set on camera. Other settings were left at their default values. These crops help determine which ISO settings is acceptable on these cameras. When noise increases, most cameras compensate with noise reduction which introduces softness. The point at which a print becomes too noisy is a matter of personal taste.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Olympus OM-D E-M5
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 - ISO 100 Crop
ISO 100
Olympus OM-D E-M5 - ISO 100 Crop
ISO 100
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 - ISO 200 Crop
ISO 200
Olympus OM-D E-M5 - ISO 200 Crop
ISO 200
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 - ISO 400 Crop
ISO 400
Olympus OM-D E-M5 - ISO 400 Crop
ISO 400
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 - ISO 800 Crop
ISO 800
Olympus OM-D E-M5 - ISO 800 Crop
ISO 800
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 - ISO 1600 Crop
ISO 1600
Olympus OM-D E-M5 - ISO 1600 Crop
ISO 1600
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 - ISO 3200 Crop
ISO 3200
Olympus OM-D E-M5 - ISO 3200 Crop
ISO 3200
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 - ISO 6400 Crop
ISO 6400
Olympus OM-D E-M5 - ISO 6400 Crop
ISO 6400
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 - ISO 12800 Crop
ISO 12800
Olympus OM-D E-M5 - ISO 12800 Crop
ISO 12800
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 - ISO 25600 Crop
ISO 25600
Olympus OM-D E-M5 - ISO 25600 Crop
ISO 25600

While the 4 MP difference in resolution is marginal, the lack of anti-alias filter in the E-M1 really allows it to pick up more fine details. Despite its smaller pixels though, the GX8 manages to keep noise-levels lower by around 1 stop starting at ISO 1600. As usual though, dynamic-range remains higher with larger pixels.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8
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By on 2015/10/13
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Panasonic DMC-GX8 Facts

Mirrorless digital camera
20 Megapixels MirrorlessISO 100-25600
Micro Four-Thirds Mount
2X FLM

Sensor-Size: 17 x 13mm

Four-Thirds Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

Shutter 1/16000-60s
4-Axis Built-in Stabilization, 3.5-Stop ImprovementFull manual controls, including Manual Focus
0.44" Built-in EVF 2.4 Megapixels (0.77X)Custom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning
Automatic Eye-Start sensorSpot-Metering
2 Axis Digital LevelHot-Shoe
WeatherproofStereo audio input
Built-in Dust ReductionLithium-Ion Battery
8 FPS Drive, Unlimited ImagesSecure Digital Extended Capacity
3840x2160 @ 30 FPS Video Recording
3" LCD 1 Megapixels
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