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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 vs Samsung NX500

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 vs Samsung NX500

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Awards
15 Awards
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18 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
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Digital Versus: 5 Star
Digitaltrends.com: Recommended Product
DP Review: Silver
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Trusted Reviews: Recommended
Average Expert Rating
Average User Rating

Specification

Picture Quality

Camera Type  MILC  MILC
Megapixels 20.3MP 28.2MP
BEST
Still Image Resolution  5184 x 3456  3840 x 2160  1712 x 1712  1824 x 1368  1824 x 1216  1920 x 1080  1824 x 1024  4608 x 2592  3264 x 2176  3328 x 1872
BEST
 5184 x 3456  3840 x 2160  1712 x 1712  1824 x 1368  1824 x 1216  1920 x 1080  1824 x 1024  4608 x 2592  3264 x 2176  3328 x 1872
Maximum Image Resolution  6480 x 4320  6480 x 4320
BEST
Sensor Type  CMOS  CMOS
BEST
Image Formats Supported  RAW  JPG  MPO  RAW  JPG  MPO
Image Sensor Size (W X H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Total Megapixels 21.77MP 30.7MP
BEST
Sensor Format  Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C)  Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C)

Design

Colour  Black  Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Minimum Aperture Number 3.5
BEST
Maximum Aperture Number 22
BEST
5.6
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 280mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 24mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspherical Lens 3 Unknown - Click to provide data
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  Samsung NX  Four Thirds  Micro Four Thirds  Samsung NX
Diaphragm Blade 7 Unknown - Click to provide data
Filter Size 58mm 43mm

Focusing

Closest Focusing Distance 0.2m Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes  single  continuous  tracking  Single Auto Focus  Continuous Auto Focus  Face tracking  single  continuous  tracking  Single Auto Focus  Continuous Auto Focus  Face tracking
Auto Focus (AF) Points Unknown - Click to provide data 205
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) 100 100
Light Metering  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)  Centre-weighted  Spot  evaluative  Multi-pattern  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)  Centre-weighted  Spot  evaluative  Multi-pattern
Light Exposure Correction  ± 5EV (1/3EV step)  ± 5EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control  Program AE  Program  Program AE  Program

Shutter

Camera Shutter Speed 1s 1s
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 60s
BEST
30s

Flash

Flash Modes  Auto  Flash off  Forced on  Red-eye reduction  Slow synchronization  Second curtain synchro  Fill-in  Auto  Flash off  Forced on  Red-eye reduction  Slow synchronization  Second curtain synchro  Fill-in
Flash Sync-Speed 1s 0.01s
BEST
Flash Exposure Correction  ±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step)
BEST
 ±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step)
Shoe Mounting Point Type  Hot  Hot

Video

Maximum Video Resolution  3840 x 2160
BEST
 3840 x 2160
Video Resolution  3840 x 2160  1920 x 1080  1280 x 720  640 x 480  4096 x 2160  3840 x 2160  1920 x 1080  1280 x 720  640 x 480  4096 x 2160
BEST
Motion JPEG Frame Rate Unknown - Click to provide data 60fps
Video Formats Supported  MP4  AVCHD  AVC  AVI  H.265  MP4  AVCHD  AVC  AVI  H.265
Analog Signal Format System  PAL  PAL N  NTSC  NTSC/PAL  PAL/NTSC  PAL  PAL N  NTSC  NTSC/PAL  PAL/NTSC
Resolution At Capture Speed  3840x2160@25fps  3840x2160@24fps  3840x2160@30fps  1920x1080@60fps  1920x1080@30fps  1280x720@30fps  4096x2160@24fps
BEST
 3840x2160@25fps  3840x2160@24fps  3840x2160@30fps  1920x1080@60fps  1920x1080@30fps  1280x720@30fps  4096x2160@24fps
HD Type  HD  4K Ultra HD  Full HD  HD  4K Ultra HD  Full HD

Audio

Audio System  Mono  Mono

Memory

Maximum Memory Card Size Unknown - Click to provide data 64GB
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 1,040,000 pixels
BEST
1,036,000 pixels
Display  OLED  OLED

Viewfinder

Magnification 1.54x Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewfinder Type  Electronic  Electronic

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Connector Type  Micro  Micro
USB Connector  Micro-USB  Micro-USB

Camera

White Balance  ATW  Auto  Cloudy  Daylight  Shade  Flash  Halogen  Manual  Tungsten  Fluorescent  Custom modes  custom m  cus  ATW  Auto  Cloudy  Daylight  Shade  Flash  Halogen  Manual  Tungsten  Fluorescent  Custom modes  custom m  cus
Shooting Modes  Auto  Program  Shutter priority  Aperture priority  Manual  Aperture pr  Auto  Program  Shutter priority  Aperture priority  Manual  Aperture pr
Photo Effects  Black&White  Sepia  Vivid  Calm  Black&White  Sepia  Vivid  Calm
Self-Timer Delay
Image Editing  Rotating  Crop  Rotating  Crop
Camera File System  Exif 2.3  RAW  DCF  Exif
BEST
 Exif 2.3  RAW  DCF  Exif
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) Unknown - Click to provide data
Eye Relief 21mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Scene Modes  Landscape  Panorama  Portrait  Landscape  Panorama  Portrait
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  NOR  RUS  LIT  KOR  RUM  CHI (TR)  CHI (SIMPL)  SRP  CRO  PER  VIE  EST  HEB  LAV  THA  ENG  FIN  FRE  DEU  ITA  JPN  POL  POR  ESP  SWE  TUR  HUN  EN  ES  F  DAN  DUT  GRE  CZE  NOR  RUS  LIT  KOR  RUM  CHI (TR)  CHI (SIMPL)  SRP  CRO  PER  VIE  EST  HEB  LAV  THA

Weight & Dimensions

Weight 435g 285g
BEST
Height 77.9mm 63.5mm
Depth 61.3mm 43.2mm
Width 133.2mm 119.4mm
Lens Weight 165g Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Length 63.6mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Diameter 60.6mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight (including Battery) 487g Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Power Source Type  Battery  Battery
Battery Technology  Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Supported Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Battery Type Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Capacity 1,200mAh
BEST
1,130mAh
Battery Life 330 shots 370 shots
BEST
Battery Voltage 7.2V Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)

Packaging Content

Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included  USB
BEST
 USB

Networking

Wi-Fi Standards  IEEE 802.11b  IEEE 802.11g  IEEE 802.11n  IEEE 802.11b  IEEE 802.11g  IEEE 802.11n
Data Network  Not supported  Not supported

Other Features

Camera Shutter Speed

Technical Details

Silent Shooting
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