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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Digital Camera

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

Model Specifications

BrandPanasonic ModelLumix DMC-GX8
Sensor 20 Megapixels CMOS Sensor Size 17 x 13mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 4:3 Aspect-Ratio
Stabilization 4-Axis , 3.5-Stops Dust-ReductionYes
Sensitivity ISO 200 - 25600 *Expanded range: 100-25600 Shutter-Speed 1/16000 - 60s, bulb up to 30m
Lens MountMicro Four-Thirds MountCrop Factor2X
Filter DiameterN / A Focus System 49-point Contrast-Detect, Assist-lamp *Touch Focus, Tracking AF-C.
Viewfinder Type Built-in EVF Viewfinder Size 0.44" EVF 2.4 Megapixels (0.77X) 100% Coverage *Tilting EVF.
Display Attachment Rotating Display Size 1 Megapixels 3" LCD 100% Coverage *Touchscreen. 2-Axis Tint adjustment.
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M, B Scene ModesPanorama
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot Bracketing 7 Shots ±1 EV
Exposure Compensation ±5 EV, 1/3 EV Flash Compensation ±3 EV, 1/3 EV
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning 2 Axis, 13 steps
Continuous Drive 8 FPS, Unlimited JPEG, 30 RAW *10 FPS without preview when using electronic-shutter. Slower with Live-View. Unlimited 4K (8 MP) 30 FPS mode with pre-buffering. Self Timer Yes *2s, 10s, 3 Frames @ 10s
Command Dials 2 DOF Preview No
Protection Weatherproof Dust Reduction Yes
Digital Level 2 Axis Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Wired, WiFi Eye-Start Sensor Yes
HDR Yes Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer Yes Multiple Exposure Yes
Image Formats JPEG RAW Flash Ports Hot-Shoe
Built-In Flash No Flash Sync 1/250s
Video Capture 3840x2160 @ 30 FPS 16:9 Sound Input Stereo
Video Format MPEG-4, AVCHD WiFi Yes
Memory Secure Digital Extended Capacity GPS No
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 310 *CIPA Standard
Introduced 2015-07-16 Construction Standard
Size 133 x 78 x 63mm (W x H x D) Weight 597g

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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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