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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 Digital Camera

MILC 16MP 2x Apr 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Release Date
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28 Reasons For

Good Quality Lens

Several customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a good autofocus. So8 wrote a few weeks ago “The post focus is a lovely feature with 4K” and scored it very highly. In the same month The Lambanana gave the product a very good review score and wrote in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 review on Amazon “They've come a long way over the years and for me the autofocus was almost instant”. The Lambanana also wrote “I've mentioned the autofocus which is astonishingly fast”.

One person who reviewed this digital camera considered that it had a good lens.

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Good Quality Pictures

Some Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was able to produce good images. The Lambanana gave the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 a rating of 5 stars and mentioned “WIFI ==== I use an app on my iPhone (via the enclosed VR code) and it's easy to get the photos from the camera onto my device” in their review of this digital camera. The Lambanana also said “Not too small Colours Feature called shoot first focus later Responsive touch screen No laggyness moveable screen image stabilisation is the best I've used”. The Lambanana also said “It's great for street photography because of its speed”.

One customer who reviewed it thought it had a good image sensor. In December this year The Lambanana scored the product 5 stars and said on Amazon “The sensor simply produces amazing impressive stills” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80.

One customer who bought this digital camera mentioned that it was good in low light. A few weeks ago The Lambanana wrote on Amazon “Advanced Low Light AF” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80.

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Good Video Capture

Five Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 owners considered that it was good for video recording. The Lambanana gave it a score of 5 stars and said this year “When I looked back at the photos and video I thought it was better than many TV programmes quality”. The Lambanana also mentioned “The 4K video needs a special mention”. The Lambanana also mentioned “24fps, with stereo sound, as well as full HD video at 50p, 50i, 25p”.

Robust

Several Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was well made. In December So8 said on Amazon “Is of more solid build” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80. In December this year The Lambanana gave it an excellent rating and said “It feels well built” in their review.

Good Brand

MILC digital cameras manufactured by Panasonic have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all digital cameras (not just MILC digital cameras) and found that Panasonic also has good ratings across its entire range.

Good Size

One customer who bought the product reckoned that it was a good depth. The Lambanana mentioned in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 review “Overall it gives really quick focus times and depth tracking and is good at tracking moving objects” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 owner said in their reviews that this digital camera was a good body shape. The Lambanana rated it 5 stars and said in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 “Video CONS ===== It has a plastic body”.

One customer who purchased it considered that it was lightweight. The Lambanana said “I think it's an ideal choice if you need a lightweight interchangeable lens camera” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

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Good Battery Life

A few Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 owners wrote in their reviews that it had a good battery life. This month The Lambanana said in their review “BATTERY ======= Was good for 297 shots”. The Lambanana also said “Battery light solidly built the video is amazing 4K photos”.

Reasonably Priced

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 owner who reviewed the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 mentioned that it was good value for money. In December So8 wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “I would recommend that as excellent value compared to buying them separately” and rated it as excellent.

Easy to Use

One person who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was easy to use. The Lambanana said on Amazon “Really simple and intuitive”.

Nice Design

One person wrote in their reviews that the product was good looking. The Lambanana said on Amazon “Small and beautiful” and gave it a very good rating.

Good Technical Features

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 owner thought it had good features. So8 rated this digital camera as very good and said in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 “A truly excellent camera from Panasonic with superb build and features”.

Good Product Quality

One person who purchased this digital camera thought it was good quality. This year The Lambanana wrote in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 review “The quality all look great” and gave it a score of 5 stars.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it had a good screen.

Just Released Eight Months Ago

This digital camera was only released eight months ago, so it is likely to use better technology than some of the older digital cameras.

Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Lumix DMC-GX80 supports Full HD video. Most of the other recently released MILC digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras which support Full HD video currently available including the Canon EOS M10[plb_3064949_price], or the Fujifilm X-T10[plb_2899420_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

Like most of the other MILC digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-GX80, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 supports WiFi connectivity.

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many cameras that were released in the last year. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

If the memory card type of this MILC camera is too bad for you then you might want to look at the Sony Alpha A5000[plb_2665971_price] (MS Duo|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC) which also has a higher rating.

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a Live MOS sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on similar spec digital cameras that came out in the last 12 months.

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Supports Three Image Formats

The number of supported image formats on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 is more than most new MILC digital cameras. This camera supports a RAW image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by digital cameras that were launched in the last year. The image formats "JPG" and "MPO" are also supported by this Panasonic digital camera.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Lumix DMC-GX80 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the video resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by MILC digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GX80. 1920 x 1080 pixels is also supported by this Panasonic digital camera. In addition, this camera support a video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels and 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels is equivalent to 4K Ultra HD video. This has four times the detail of Full HD video.

A 3840 x 2160 pixels video resolution is in fact the best supported video resolution across all recently released MILC digital cameras.

The worst supported video resolution amongst comparable types of camera is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

With a closest focusing distance of only 0.2 meters, the Lumix DMC-GX80 has one of the smaller closest focusing distances amongst MILC digital cameras of this age. The smallest closest focusing distance of recently released MILC digital cameras is 0.2m, the largest is 0.3m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.24m.

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Has Six White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the Lumix DMC-GX80 is more than most MILC digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This camera has a Shade white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on recently released MILC digital cameras. The white balance modes "Auto", "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash" and "Incandescent" are also found on this Panasonic camera.

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Has Three Photo Effects

The Lumix DMC-GX80 has a greater number of photo effects than most cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most commonly found photo effect found on recently released MILC digital cameras. The photo effects "Neutral" and "Vivid" are also found on this digital camera.

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4592 X 3448 Still Image Resolution

The Lumix DMC-GX80 has a higher still image resolution than most comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for the last year. This camera has a 4592 x 3448 still image resolution, whereas most newly released cameras have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution. In addition, this Panasonic digital camera have still image resolutions of 4592x3448, 3232x2424, 2272x1704, 1824x1368, 4592x3064, 3232x2160, 2272x1520, 1824x1216, 4592x2584, 3840x2160, 1920x1080, 1824x1024, 3424x3424 and 2416x2416 and 1712x1712. Across all new MILC digital cameras the best still image resolution is 6000 x 4000 and the worst is 1920 x 1080.

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± 5EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This digital camera has a ± 5EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is the most commonly found light exposure correction on recently released comparable spec digital cameras.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the video resolution of the most frequently found maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

This camera's video resolution (3840 x 2160 pixels) is in fact the best video resolution across all cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GX80.

The worst video resolution amongst similar types of camera is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Has Three Light Exposure Modes

The number of light exposure modes found on the Lumix DMC-GX80 is more than most latest MILC digital cameras. This Panasonic digital camera has an Aperture priority AE light exposure mode, which is the most commonly found light exposure mode found on MILC digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GX80. The light exposure modes "Auto" and "Manual" are also found on this camera.

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Supports Ten ISO Speeds

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Lumix DMC-GX80 is more than most MILC digital cameras that were launched in the last year. This camera supports 25 and 600 ISO speeds, which is the most frequently supported ISO speed supported by digital cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-GX80. The ISO speeds "100", "200", "400", "800", "1600", "3200", "6400", "12800" and "Auto" are also supported by this Panasonic digital camera.

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15 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Recording

Most similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GX80 do not support video recording. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 is no exception to this as it too does not support video recording.

Alternative cameras which also support video recording that you might want to consider include the Fujifilm X-T10[plb_2899420_price], the Sony Alpha A5000[plb_2665971_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8[plb_2956893_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Most digital cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-GX80 do not have a GPS. The Lumix DMC-GX80 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS.

We think you might also be interested in other cameras which also have a GPS including the Canon M2[plb_3882072_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8[plb_2956893_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Lumix DMC-GX80 does not have a built-in flash, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-GX80 also do not have a built-in flash.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras with a built-in flash and we think the Canon EOS M10[plb_3064949_price], the Nikon 1 J1[plb_3182516_price], or the Sony Alpha A5000[plb_2665971_price] is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other latest MILC digital cameras, the Lumix DMC-GX80 is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 does not have an image stabiliser, although this is within the context that most of the other new MILC digital cameras also do not have an image stabiliser.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other digital cameras that have been available for the last year, the Lumix DMC-GX80 is not 3D compatible.

If you want a digital camera that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8[plb_2956893_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Low Megapixel Count

The Lumix DMC-GX80 has one of the lower megapixel counts (only 16 megapixels) amongst comparable spec cameras of this age. The average megapixel count of MILC digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GX80 is 20MP, and the megapixel counts range from 10MP to 37MP.

If this digital camera megapixel count is not high enough for you then you might want to look at the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4R[plb_3539228_price] (16.05MP), or the Olympus E-PL8[plb_3844058_price] (16.1MP).

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length

The maximum focal lengths of recently released similar spec cameras range from 52mm to 280mm, and the average maximum focal length is 94mm. With a maximum focal length of only 64 millimeters, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 has a quite short maximum focal length compared to most of the other MILC digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GX80.

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Only Features Eight Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the Lumix DMC-GX80 is more than most MILC digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This Panasonic camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on recently released MILC digital cameras. The flash modes "Flash off", "Flash on", "Forced off", "Forced on", "Pre-flash", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Only Supports Three Wireless LAN Types

The number of wireless LAN types supported by the Lumix DMC-GX80 is more than most MILC digital cameras that were launched in the last year. This camera supports an IEEE 802.11b wireless LAN type, which is the most frequently supported wireless LAN type supported by comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-GX80. The wireless LAN types "IEEE 802.11g" and "IEEE 802.11n" are also supported by this Panasonic camera.

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Only 290 Shots Per Battery Charge

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 is a digital camera that takes 290 shots shots per battery charge. Most of the other MILC digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GX80 take between 230 and 529 shots per battery charge.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 has a quite small battery capacity (only 1,025 milliampere * hour) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GX80. The smallest battery capacity of recently released digital cameras is 1,000mAh and the biggest is 1,900mAh.

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Very Few Total Megapixel Count

The Lumix DMC-GX80 has a fairly few total megapixel count (only 16.84 megapixels) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-GX80. The least total megapixel count of latest MILC digital cameras is 16MP and the most is 37MP.

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Only 49 Auto Focus Points

Most comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-GX80 have between 9 and 799 auto focus points, including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 which has 49 auto focus points.

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Quite Low Maximum ISO Speed

Across all the recently released cameras the maximum ISO speeds range from 6,400 to 260,000, and the average maximum ISO speed is 39,000. At only 25,600, the Lumix DMC-GX80 has a quite low maximum ISO speed compared to most of the other recently released similar spec cameras.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 has a fairly average screen size compared to most of the other recently released digital cameras.

We compared this camera to all the other 3" screen cameras and we think the Sony Alpha A5000[plb_2665971_price], the Fujifilm X-T10[plb_2899420_price], and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8[plb_2956893_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Digital cameras with a larger screen size that might be worth looking at include the Canon M5[plb_3844053_price] (3.2").

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 has a fairly standard digital zoom compared to most of the other MILC digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-GX80.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 4x digital zoom digital cameras and we think the Alpha A5000[pl_2665971_price], and the Alpha A7R[pl_3227478_price] both from Sony which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this MILC camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might want to look at the Canon M2[plb_3882072_price] (10x and higher rated).

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Average Weight

With a weight of 383 grams, the Lumix DMC-GX80 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GX80.

If you are not concerned about having a heavier weight then you might also want to consider the Sony Alpha A6300[plb_3305928_price] (361g), or the Olympus PEN-F[plb_3242531_price] (373g).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Full-Frame Sensor Size
Total Megapixel Count
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Lens Mount Interface
Diaphragm Blades
Filter Size
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Auto Focus Point
Focus
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Auto Exposure Lock
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Sync-Speed
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Video Resolution
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Voice Recording
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Display Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewfinder
Lens Magnification Ratio
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
USB Connector Type
HDMI Port
Microphone in Socket
HDMI Connector
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Histogram
Camera File System
Live View
Tripod Mount
Playback Mode
Saturation Adjustment
Contrast Adjustment
Direct Printing
Brightness Adjustment
Diopter Adjustment
Scene Mode
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Lens Weight
Lens Length
Lens Diameter
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Capacity
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Included Cable
Battery Included
Hand Strap
Quick Start Guide
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Near Field Communication
Wireless LAN Type
Other Features
USB Connectivity
Technical Details
Built-In Speaker

Expert Reviews

(6)

Andy Westlake takes a close look at the Panasonic Lumix GX80, Panasonic's new mid-range compact system cameraThe 16-million-pixel GX80 sits below the GX8 in Panasonic's rangeWhile Panasonic was... Read more…

5 April 2016

Specifications...

5 April 2016

With the Lumix GF8 not arriving on British shores, we were beginning to wonder if Panasonic had bailed on the smaller-scale and more affordable compact system camera concept. But that's not the... Read more…

While Panasonic was the first company to make a compact system camera with the G1 in 2008, in the intervening years it?s not really managed to settle on any specific kind of design. Its GX series... Read more…

Si Panasonic n'avait rien présenté au CP+ en début d'année, c'était pour mieux préparer l'arrivée du GX80 qui vient jouer la carte de la compacité jusqu'alors réservée à la série... Read more…

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 11 July 2016 by The lambanana

WOW OH WOW ============= This camera isn't perfect but it's the most perfect camera I've had to date. That's the essence of this review. Read on for more detail. Remember I'm not a pro, just an... Read more…

Reviewed 19 June 2016 by A User

This is a Grey Import model.

Reviewed 7 June 2016 by SO8 | 88 Comments

I had a GX7 which I sold for this camera after trying it. It seems so much sharper and is of more solid build. It is shaped slightly differently and sits better in my hand. Without the AA filter... Read more…

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