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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 Digital Camera

MILC 16MP Live MOS May 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
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24 Reasons For

Panasonic Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Panasonic cameras and also specifically for Panasonic MILC digital cameras and found that in both cases Panasonic had good ratings compared to other brands.

Only Released Eight Months Ago

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

Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Lumix DMC-GX80 supports Full HD video, unlike most of the other new MILC digital cameras which do not support Full HD video.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a Full HD video and we think the Fujifilm X-E2s[plb_3212680_price] is also worth considering.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Like most of the other new MILC digital cameras, the Lumix DMC-GX80 supports wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras which support wi-Fi currently available including the E-PL8[pl_3844058_price], or the E-PL8[pl_3981294_price] both from Olympus which is cheaper.

There are a number of alternative cameras which also support wi-Fi which you might also want to consider including the Fujifilm X-E2s[plb_3212680_price].

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a Live MOS sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector Type

The number of HDMI connector types found on the Lumix DMC-GX80 is more than most MILC digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. This camera has a Micro HDMI connector type, which is the most commonly found HDMI connector type found on MILC digital cameras that were launched in the last 12 months.

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Stereo Audio System

This camera has a Stereo audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on MILC digital cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Supports Three Image Formats Supporteds

The number of supported image formats on the Lumix DMC-GX80 is more than most MILC digital cameras that have been on the market for the last year. This Panasonic digital camera supports a RAW image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by similar spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GX80. The image formats supporteds "JPG" and "MPO" are also supported by this camera.

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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. MILC digital cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-GX80 have closest focusing distances of between 0.2m and 0.25m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.22m.

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Quite Long Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

The shortest slowest camera shutter speed of recently released MILC digital cameras is 0.04s, the longest is 60s, and the average slowest camera shutter speed is 42s. With a slowest camera shutter speed of 60 seconds, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 has one of the longer slowest camera shutter speeds amongst MILC digital cameras of this age.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Lumix DMC-GX80 supports a maximum video resolution of 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 recently released cameras. 1920 x 1080 pixels is also supported by this camera. This digital camera also support a video resolutions 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 resolutions is in fact the best supported video resolution amongst all comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GX80.

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

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

At 1,040,000 pixel, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 has a fairly high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other new cameras. Across all the new MILC digital cameras the display resolution (numeric)s range from 460,000 pixels to 1,700,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 1,100,000 pixels.

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Has Six White Balances

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

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4592 X 3448 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Lumix DMC-GX80 has a 4592 x 3448 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 1824 x 1368 still image resolution(s) found on most new MILC digital cameras. In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s)s of 4592x3448, 3232x2424, 2272x1704, 1824x1368, 4592x3064, 3232x2160, 2272x1520, 1824x1216, 4592x2584, 3840x2160, 1920x1080, 1824x1024, 3424x3424 and 2416x2416 and 1712x1712. Across all digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GX80 the still image resolution ranges from 1824 x 1024 to 6000 x 4000.

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Has Three Photo Effectss

The number of photo effects found on the Lumix DMC-GX80 is more than most new MILC digital cameras. This camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most frequently found photo effects found on MILC digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-GX80. The photo effectss "Neutral" and "Vivid" are also found on this Panasonic camera.

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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 typical of many MILC digital cameras that have been on the market for the last year.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 has a maximum video resolution of 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 digital camera's video resolution (3840 x 2160 pixels) is in fact the best video resolution across all recently released MILC digital cameras.

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

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Has Three Camera Playbacks

The Lumix DMC-GX80 has a greater number of camera playback modes than most digital cameras that were released in the last 12 months. This camera has a Slide show camera playback, which is the most commonly found camera playback found on recently released comparable spec cameras. The camera playbacks "Movie" and "Single image" are also found on this digital camera.

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Has Three Light Exposure Modess

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 has a greater number of light exposure modes than most MILC digital cameras that were released in the last 12 months. This camera has an Aperture priority AE light exposure modes, which is the most commonly found light exposure modes found on MILC digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GX80. The light exposure modess "Auto" and "Manual" are also found on this digital camera.

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Has Five Shooting Modess

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 has a greater number of shooting modes than most new MILC digital cameras. This camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most frequently found shooting modes found on cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GX80. The shooting modess "Aperture priority", "Manual", "Program" and "Shutter priority" are also found on this Panasonic camera.

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Supports Ten ISO Sensitivitys

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Lumix DMC-GX80 is more than most MILC digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This Panasonic digital camera supports 25 and 600 ISO sensitivitys, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-GX80. The ISO sensitivitys "100", "200", "400", "800", "1600", "3200", "6400", "12800" and "Auto" are also supported by this camera.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the cameras that came out in the last 12 months the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 18mm to 53mm. At only 24 millimeters, the Lumix DMC-GX80 has a quite short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other MILC digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-GX80.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is typical of many MILC digital cameras that were launched in the last year.

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LCD Display

This digital camera has an LCD display, which is the most frequently found display on digital cameras that are a similar age to it. LCD is the most common display type used in digital cameras. LCD displays are relatively cheap to manufacture but their limitations lie in narrow viewing angles and the displays do not perform well in direct sunlight.

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13 Reasons Against

Not 3D

The Lumix DMC-GX80 is not 3D. Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-GX80 are also not 3D.

Cameras which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the Olympus E-PL8[plb_3844058_price] which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Lumix DMC-GX80 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other recently released comparable spec cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Not Waterproof

The Lumix DMC-GX80 is not waterproof, although it is worth noting that most of the other cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-GX80 are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

Most new MILC digital cameras do not have an image stabilizer. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 is no exception to this as it too does not have an image stabilizer.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

Like most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GX80, the Lumix DMC-GX80 does not support video capability.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 does not have a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-GX80 also do not have a built-in flash.

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Very Low Megapixel

With a megapixel of only 16 megapixels, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 has a quite low megapixel compared to most of the other recently released MILC digital cameras. Similar spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GX80 have megapixels of between 12MP and 37MP, and the average megapixel is 20MP.

If this Panasonic camera megapixel is too low for you then you might also want to consider the Canon M3[plb_3907199_price] (24.2MP and higher rated) or the E-PL8[pl_3844058_price] (16.1MP and cheaper), or the E-PL8[pl_3981294_price] (16.1MP and cheaper) both from Olympus.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 64 millimeters, the Lumix DMC-GX80 has one of the shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s amongst MILC digital cameras of this age. MILC digital cameras that have been available for the last year have maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of between 52mm and 120mm.

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Only Features Eight Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Lumix DMC-GX80 is more than most recently released MILC digital cameras. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on MILC digital cameras that came out in the last year. The flash modess "Flash off", "Flash on", "Forced off", "Forced on", "Pre-flash", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Panasonic digital camera.

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Only ±3EV (1/3 EV Step) Flash Exposure Correction

This camera has a ±3EV (1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction, which is typical of many digital cameras that have been available for the last year.

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Only Supports Three Wi-Fi Standardss

The Lumix DMC-GX80 has a greater number of wireless LAN types than most cameras that have been around for the last year. This Panasonic camera supports an IEEE 802.11b wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly supported wi-Fi standards supported by MILC digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-GX80. The wi-Fi standardss "IEEE 802.11g" and "IEEE 802.11n" are also supported by this camera.

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Only 290 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

Most MILC digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GX80 take between 230 and 529 battery life (CIPA standard)s, including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 which takes 290 battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Very Few Total Megapixels

The Lumix DMC-GX80 has one of the less total megapixelss (only 16.84 megapixels) amongst comparable spec cameras of this age. The least total megapixels of MILC digital cameras that were released in the last 12 months is 13MP, the most is 37MP, and the average total megapixels is 21MP.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Lumix DMC-GX80 has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other MILC digital cameras that have been on the market for the last year.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available including because of it's better review score, the Lumix DMC-GX80[pl_3905461_price], or the Lumix DMC-GX80[pl_3905461_price] both from Panasonic.

Digital cameras with a better memory card type that might also be worth looking at include the Olympus E-PL8[plb_3844058_price] (SD,SDHC,SDXC) which is also cheaper.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 383 grams, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other MILC digital cameras that have been around for the last year.

Other cameras with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Fujifilm X-E2s[plb_3212680_price] (300g).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Lens Mount Interface
Number of Diaphragm Blades
Filter Size
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Sync-Speed
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Voice Recording
Audio System
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Second Display
Display Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewfinder
Magnification
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
USB Connector Type
HDMI
Microphone in
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Camera File System
Live View
Tripod Mountable
Camera Playback
Saturation Adjustment
Contrast Adjustment
Direct Printing
Brightness Adjustment
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
Scene Modes
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Lens Weight
Lens Length
Lens Diameter
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Capacity
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Hand Strap
Quick Start Guide
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
Data Network
Other Features
USB Connectivity
Technical Details
Built-In Speaker(s)

Expert Reviews

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5 April 2016

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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

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