Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8
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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
1% higher megapixel Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 is a 20.3MP digital camera. That's 0.2MP higher than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 (20.1MP). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

4% more total megapixels Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 is a 21.77MP digital camera. That's 0.87MP more than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 (20.9MP).
Bigger battery capacity Edit
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 is 1,200mAh battery. That's 175mAh bigger than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 (1,025mAh).
330.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s Edit
The number of battery life (CIPA standard)s on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 is 330.00, but the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 only takes 260.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

7 Reasons For
A lot longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 is 400mm maximum focal length, but the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 is only a 280mm maximum focal length digital camera (120mm shorter).
12% shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 has a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 25mm. That's 3mm shorter than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 (25mm).
Six more number of aspheric elementss Edit
The number of number of aspheric elementss on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 is nine, but the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 only has three number of aspheric elementss.
Smaller ISO sensitivity (min) Edit
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 is 80 minimum ISO speed. That's 20 smaller than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 (80).
Hugely lighter Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 has a weight of 268g, but the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 is a 435g digital camera (167g heavier). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Cheaper by £228
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 costs £228 less than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8.
4 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera.

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
A lot shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 is only 280mm maximum focal length, but the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 is a 400mm maximum focal length digital camera (120mm longer).
11% longer minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 has a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 28mm. That's 3mm longer than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 (25mm).
Six less number of aspheric elementss Edit
The number of number of aspheric elementss on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 is three, but the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 only has nine number of aspheric elementss.
Bigger ISO sensitivity (min) Edit
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 is 100 minimum ISO speed. That's 20 bigger than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 (80).
A lot heavier Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 has a weight of 435g, but the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 is a 268g digital camera (167g lighter). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

More expensive by £228
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 is £228 more expensive than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100.
Less retailers
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 is only stocked by 8 sellers, whereas the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 is stocked by 12 shops. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock.
Older by seven months
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 is seven months older than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100.
4 Reasons Against
1% lower megapixel Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 is a 20.1MP digital camera. That's 0.2MP lower than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 (20.1MP). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

5% less total megapixels Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 is a 20.9MP digital camera. That's 0.87MP less than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 (20.9MP).
Smaller battery capacity Edit
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 is only 1,025mAh battery. That's 175mAh smaller than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 (1,025mAh).
Only 260.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s Edit
The number of battery life (CIPA standard)s on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 is 260.00, but the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 only takes 330.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 MILC
BEST
 MILC
Megapixel
20.3MP
BEST
20.1MP
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Sensor Type
 Live MOS
BEST
 Live MOS
Still Image Resolution(s)
 5184 x 3456
 3840 x 2160
 1712 x 1712
 1824 x 1368
 1824 x 1216
 1920 x 1080
 1824 x 1024
 5472 x 3648
 5472 x 3080
 3648 x 3648
 3888 x 2592
 3456 x 2592
 2592 x 2592
 2736 x 1824
 5184 x 3456
 3840 x 2160
 1712 x 1712
 1824 x 1368
 1824 x 1216
 1920 x 1080
 1824 x 1024
 5472 x 3648
 5472 x 3080
 3648 x 3648
 3888 x 2592
 3456 x 2592
 2592 x 2592
 2736 x 1824
BEST
Maximum Image Resolution
 5184 x 3888
BEST
 5184 x 3888
Image Formats Supported
 RAW
 JPG
 MPO
 JPEG XR
BEST
 RAW
 JPG
 MPO
 JPEG XR
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
17.3 x 13 Unknown - Click to provide data
Total Megapixels
21.77MP
BEST
20.9MP
Image Stabilizer Location
 Body
 Body
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
Image Sensor Size
 4/3
BEST
 4/3

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
Dustproof
 Dustproof
Unknown - Click to provide data
Splash Proof
 Splash proof
Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 10x
Maximum Aperture Number
22 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Aperture Number
3.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
280mm 400mm
BEST
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
28mm 25mm
BEST
Focal Length Range (f-F)
14 - 140 9.1 - 91
Extra/Smart Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 20x
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
14/12 12/10
Combined Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 20x
Lens Mount Interface
 Four Thirds
 Micro Four Thirds
 Four Thirds
 Micro Four Thirds
Number of Aspheric Elements
3 9
BEST
Number of Diaphragm Blades
7 Unknown - Click to provide data
Filter Size
58mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 single
 continuous
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Face tracking
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Face tracking
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
 Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
 Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Closest Focusing Distance
0.3m Unknown - Click to provide data
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.7

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
ISO Sensitivity
 Auto
 64
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 12800
 25600
 25
 125
 Auto
 64
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 12800
 25600
 25
 125
ISO Sensitivity (max)
25,600 25,600
ISO Sensitivity (min)
100 80
BEST
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
 Auto Exposure (AE) lock
 Auto Exposure (AE) lock
Light Metering
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 5EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 5EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
60s 60s
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter Type
 Mechanical
 Mechanical

Flash

Flash Modes
 Auto
 Flash off
 Forced on
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Second curtain synchro
 Flash on
 Forced off
 Auto
 Flash off
 Forced on
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Second curtain synchro
 Flash on
 Forced off
Flash Sync-Speed
1s Unknown - Click to provide data
External Flash Connector
 External flash connector
Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Range (tele)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.7 - 3.8
Flash Range (wide)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.6 - 8
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
BEST
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
Shoe Mounting Point
 Shoe mounting point
Unknown - Click to provide data
Shoe Mounting Point Type
 Hot
 Hot

Video

Full HD Video
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Full HD video
Maximum Video Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 25fps
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
Resolution At Capture Speed
 3840x2160@25fps
 3840x2160@24fps
 1280x720@120fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@24fps
 3840x2160@25fps
 3840x2160@24fps
 1280x720@120fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@24fps
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Wind Filter
 Wind filter
Unknown - Click to provide data
Voice Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice recording
Audio System
 Mono
 Mono

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Memory Slots
1 1

Display

Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 3"
Display
 OLED
BEST
 OLED
Vari-Angle LCD Display
 Vari-angle LCD display
 Vari-angle LCD display
Field of View
100% 100%
Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
1,040,000 pixels 1,040,000 pixels

Viewfinder

Magnification
1.54x Unknown - Click to provide data

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB B
HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
Microphone in
 Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Connector Type
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
USB Connector
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B

Camera

GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
Unknown - Click to provide data
White Balance
 ATW
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Halogen
 Auto
 Incandescent
 ATW
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Halogen
 Auto
 Incandescent
Photo Effects
 Black&White
 Sepia
 Vivid
 Neutral
 Black&White
 Sepia
 Vivid
 Neutral
Self-Timer Delay
2,10 2,10
Multi-Shot
 Multi-shot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Histogram
 Histogram
 Histogram
Dioptre Correction
 Dioptre correction
Unknown - Click to provide data
Custom Colour
 Custom colour
Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Editing
 Rotating
 Crop
 Rotating
 Crop
Camera File System
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DCF
 Exif
BEST
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DCF
 Exif
Live View
 Live view
Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Playback
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
Saturation Adjustment
 Saturation adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Contrast Adjustment
 Contrast adjustment
 Contrast adjustment
Direct Printing
 Direct printing
Unknown - Click to provide data
Brightness Adjustment
 Brightness adjustment
 Brightness adjustment
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
-4 - 3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Eye Relief
21mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Scene Modes
 Landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 CZE
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 CZE
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
435g 268g
BEST
Height
77.9mm 64.5mm
Depth
61.3mm 44.3mm
Width
133.2mm 110.5mm
Lens Weight
265g Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Length
75mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Diameter
67mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight (including Battery)
487g 310g
BEST

Battery

Power Source Type
 Battery
 Battery
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of Batteries Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Battery Capacity
1,200mAh
BEST
1,025mAh
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
330 shots
BEST
260 shots
Battery Voltage
7.2V 7.2V

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

System Requirements

Windows Operating Systems Supported
 Windows operating systems supported
Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
Cables Included
 USB
BEST
 USB
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Charger Included
 Battery charger included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Hand Strap
 Hand strap
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Wrist Strap Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wrist strap included

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Self-Timer
 Self-timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
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