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Olympus PEN-F vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8

Olympus PEN-F vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8

Olympus PEN-F

59

Overall Score

Olympus PEN-F

£898.00
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and 1 year old MILC digital camera, perfect for wildlife photography
72
2 Reviews
18
Poor
81
Fully-Featured
72
18 Months Old
Overall Score
59
Average
MILC 20.3MP 4" Live MOS Feb 2016
Camera Type Megapixels Image Sensor Size Sensor Type Release Date
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8

73

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and fully featured MILC digital camera, perfect for wildlife photography
92
126 Reviews + 15 Awards
36
Poor
87
Fully-Featured
78
14 Months Old
Overall Score
73
Very Good
MILC 20.3MP Live MOS Black May 2016
Camera Type Megapixels Sensor Type Colour Release Date

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Reviews & Awards

Awards
14 Awards
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15 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
Camera Labs: Recommended
Digital Versus: 5 Star
dkamera.de: Recommended
DP Review: Silver
Ephotozine: Highly Recommended
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Pocket Lint: Recommended
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Average Expert Rating
Average User Rating

Specification

Picture Quality

Camera Type  MILC  MILC
Megapixels 20.3MP 20.3MP
Image Sensor Size 4" Unknown - Click to provide data
Still Image Resolution  5184 x 3456  3840 x 2160  1712 x 1712  1824 x 1368  1824 x 1216  1920 x 1080  1824 x 1024  5184 x 3456  3840 x 2160  1712 x 1712  1824 x 1368  1824 x 1216  1920 x 1080  1824 x 1024
BEST
Maximum Image Resolution  5184 x 3888  5184 x 3888
Sensor Type  Live MOS  Live MOS
Image Formats Supported  RAW  JPG  MPO  RAW  JPG  MPO
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels 21.8MP
BEST
21.77MP

Design

Material  Aluminium  Aluminium
Colour  Black  Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Minimum Aperture Number 3.5
BEST
Maximum Aperture Number 22 22
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 84mm
BEST
280mm
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) Unknown - Click to provide data 24mm
Fixed Focal Length 17mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspherical Lens 3 3
Focal Length Range (f-F) Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Structure (elements/groups) Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Mount Interface  Four Thirds  Micro Four Thirds  Four Thirds  Micro Four Thirds
Diaphragm Blade 7 7
Filter Size 46mm 58mm

Focusing

Closest Focusing Distance Unknown - Click to provide data 0.2m
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes  single  continuous  tracking  contrast detection  Single Auto Focus  Continuous Auto Focus  Tracking Auto Focus  Contrast Detection Auto Focus  Face tracking  single  continuous  tracking  contrast detection  Single Auto Focus  Continuous Auto Focus  Tracking Auto Focus  Contrast Detection Auto Focus  Face tracking
Auto Focus (AF) Points 81 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus  TTL  TTL

Light Exposure

ISO Sensitivity  Auto  Auto
Light Exposure Modes  shutter priority  aperture priority  Auto  Manual  Shutter priority AE  Aperture priority AE  aperture priori  Shutter priori  shutter priority  aperture priority  Auto  Manual  Shutter priority AE  Aperture priority AE  aperture priori  Shutter priori
ISO Sensitivity (max) 25,600 25,600
ISO Sensitivity (min) 80
BEST
100
Light Metering  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)  Centre-weighted  Spot  Highlight-weighted  evaluative  Multi-pattern  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)  Centre-weighted  Spot  Highlight-weighted  evaluative  Multi-pattern
Light Exposure Correction  ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
BEST
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
Light Exposure Control  Program AE  Program  Program AE  Program

Shutter

Camera Shutter Speed 1s 1s
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 60s 60s
Camera Shutter Type  Electronic  Electronic

Flash

Flash Modes  Auto  Manual  Fill-in  Flash off  Red-eye reduction  Slow synchronization  Forced on  Second curtain synchro  Auto  Manual  Fill-in  Flash off  Red-eye reduction  Slow synchronization  Forced on  Second curtain synchro
Flash Guide Number 13m Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Sync-Speed 1s 1s
Flash Exposure Correction  ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
BEST
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
Shoe Mounting Point Type  Hot  Hot

Video

Maximum Video Resolution  3840 x 2160  3840 x 2160
BEST
Video Resolution  1920 x 1080  1280 x 720  640 x 480  3840 x 2160  1920 x 1080  1280 x 720  640 x 480  3840 x 2160
BEST
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 60fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported  AVI  MOV  M-JPEG  MPEG  MPEG4  H.264  AVC  MJPEG  MPEG-4  MP4  AVCHD  AVI  MOV  M-JPEG  MPEG  MPEG4  H.264  AVC  MJPEG  MPEG-4  MP4  AVCHD
Analog Signal Format System  PAL  PAL N  NTSC  NTSC/PAL  PAL/NTSC  PAL  PAL N  NTSC  NTSC/PAL  PAL/NTSC
Resolution At Capture Speed  1920x1080@60fps  1920x1080@50fps  1920x1080@30fps  1280x720@60fps  1920x1080@25fps  1280x720@50fps  1280x720@30fps  1280x720@24fps  3840x2160@25fps  3840x2160@24fps  3840x2160@30fps  1920x1080@60fps  1920x1080@50fps  1920x1080@30fps  1280x720@60fps  1920x1080@25fps  1280x720@50fps  1280x720@30fps  1280x720@24fps  3840x2160@25fps  3840x2160@24fps  3840x2160@30fps
BEST
HD Type  Full HD  HD  4K Ultra HD  Full HD  HD  4K Ultra HD

Audio

Audio System  Stereo  Stereo
Audio Formats Supported  PCM
BEST
 PCM

Memory

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

Display

Display Diagonal 3" 3"
Field of View 100% 100%
Display Resolution 1,037,000 pixels 1,040,000 pixels
BEST
Display  OLED  OLED
BEST

Viewfinder

Magnification 1.23x 1.54x
BEST
Viewfinder Type  Electronic  Electronic

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Connector Type  Micro  Micro

Camera

White Balance  Tungsten  Fluorescent  Shade  Flash  Underwater  Sunny  ATW  Auto  Cloudy  Daylight  Halogen  Tungsten  Fluorescent  Shade  Flash  Underwater  Sunny  ATW  Auto  Cloudy  Daylight  Halogen
Photo Effects  Black&White  Muted  Neutral  Vivid  Sepia  Black&White  Muted  Neutral  Vivid  Sepia
Self-Timer Delay
Image Editing  Rotating  Crop  Rotating  Crop
Camera File System  Exif 2.2  DCF  DPOF  PRINT Image Matching III  Exif  Exif 2.3  RAW  Exif 2.2  DCF  DPOF  PRINT Image Matching III  Exif  Exif 2.3  RAW
Camera Playback  Movie  Single image  Slide show  Thumbnails  Thumbnail  Single  Movie  Single image  Slide show  Thumbnails  Thumbnail  Single
Built-In Processor Unknown - Click to provide data
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
Eye Relief Unknown - Click to provide data 21mm
Scene Modes  Beach  Snow  Candlelight  Children  Documents  Fireworks  Landscape  Night  Panorama  Portrait  Sports  Sunset  Beach  Snow  Candlelight  Children  Documents  Fireworks  Landscape  Night  Panorama  Portrait  Sports  Sunset
Languages Support  Multi  I  Multi  I
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages  ENG  FIN  FRE  DEU  ITA  JPN  POL  POR  ESP  SWE  TUR  HUN  EN  ES  F  DAN  DUT  GRE  CZE  ENG  FIN  FRE  DEU  ITA  JPN  POL  POR  ESP  SWE  TUR  HUN  EN  ES  F  DAN  DUT  GRE  CZE

Weight & Dimensions

Weight 373g
BEST
435g
Height 72.1mm 77.9mm
Depth 37.3mm 61.3mm
Width 124.8mm 133.2mm
Lens Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 165g
Lens Length Unknown - Click to provide data 63.6mm
Lens Diameter Unknown - Click to provide data 60.6mm
Weight (including Battery) 427g
BEST
487g

Battery

Power Source Type  Battery  Battery
Battery Technology  Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)  Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Supported 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Life (max) 1.33h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 1,200mAh
Battery Life 330 shots 330 shots
Battery Voltage Unknown - Click to provide data 7.2V

Operational Conditions

Storage Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)

Packaging Content

Cables Included  USB  USB
BEST

Networking

Wi-Fi Standards  IEEE 802.11b  IEEE 802.11g  IEEE 802.11n  IEEE 802.11b  IEEE 802.11g  IEEE 802.11n

Other Features

Camera Shutter Speed

Technical Details

Silent Shooting
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