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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 number 22 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 81?

It has great expert reviews and exceptional user reviews with an average overall rating of 93%, based on 32 reviews. This digital camera has received 11 awards including a "Recommended" award from Trusted Reviews plus three other sites and a "Highly Recommended" award from Lydogbillede.dk plus two other sites. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this digital camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report good picture quality, excellent technical features and it is robust.
It has some great features:
3840 x 2160 pixels video resolution
Quite high ISO sensitivity (max)
Optical image stabilisation may be available with some lenses
Features contrast adjustment

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this Panasonic digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for wildlife photography, ranking number 22 in wildlife photography cameras. It is also excellent for portrait photography, ranking number 16 in portrait photography cameras as well being excellent for sports photography, ranking number 24 in sports photography cameras.
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How Big is the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80?

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 is 122mm wide and 70.6mm tall. It is 43.9mm deep and weighs 383g.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 front dimensions
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

11 Industry Awards

This Panasonic camera is one of the most highly awarded of all the digital cameras.

This camera was given a "Recommended" award by review websites Trusted Reviews, Altomdata.dk, Expert Reviews and Pocket Lint all of whom thought that this Panasonic digital camera was very good.

The writers at three additional expert review sites all concluded that this Panasonic camera was very good. Dkamera.de and Camera Labs both gave this camera a "Highly Recommended" award and it received an "Especially Recommended 5 Star" award from Lydogbillede.dk.

Review site DP Review said that this camera was very good and gave it their "Silver" award.

This camera received a "Recommended" award from Ljudochbild.se, 01net.com gave it a "5 Star" award and PhotographyBlog.com gave it an "Essential" award.

Good Expert Reviews

Based on 28 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review, Trusted Reviews and Ephotozine the average expert rating of this camera is 88 out of 100. The expert review sites think this digital camera is one of the very best digital cameras.

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Very Good Brand

Based on 11,275 user and expert reviews (including 2,753 verified purchases), Panasonic has very good ratings for its digital cameras. Panasonic also has very good ratings specifically within its digital cameras range. 95% of those that bought a Panasonic digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Three customers wrote in their reviews that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 was able to produce good images.

  • It's got a great feature set, very good photo and video quality for its…
    Cnet.com.au August 2016
  • It's got a great feature set, very good photo and video quality for it…
    CNET.co.uk August 2016
  • It's great for street photography because of its speed…

Users Report Good Technical Features

Three customers wrote in their reviews that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 had good features.

  • Compact and lightweight; full of features…
    Stuff.tv/my/ July 2016
  • It's got a great feature set, very good photo…
    Cnet.com.au August 2016
  • It's got a great feature set, very good photo…
    CNET.co.uk August 2016

Users Report it is Robust

Two people who reviewed it considered that it was well made.

Customers Report Nice Design

Two owners wrote in their reviews that it was good looking.


Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews, very good features and is less than 18 months old, however at £399.00 it is more expensive than 60% of cameras.

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Features

Average Megapixels

The Lumix DMC-GX80's sensor megapixels of 16MP is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Digital cameras resolutions range from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best). A video resolution of 3840 x 2160 is known as "UHD-1".

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Quite High ISO Sensitivity (max)

The average ISO sensitivity (max) of all cameras is 14,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000. The ISO sensitivity (max) of the Lumix DMC-GX80 of 25,600 is quite high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 17% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Panasonic digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This Panasonic camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Lumix DMC-GX80 of 383g is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lightest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Lumix DMC-GX80 features contrast adjustment, which is unusual. 83% of digital cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Has a Microphone in

The Lumix DMC-GX80 has a microphone in, which is unusual. 88% of digital cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Supports Custom Colours

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 supports custom colours, unlike 94% of cameras which do not support custom colours.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 has an anti-dust function, unlike 91% of digital cameras which do not have an anti-dust function.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Lumix DMC-GX80 has a tripod mount, unlike 75% of cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Lumix DMC-GX80 supports direct printing, unlike 89% of digital cameras which do not support direct printing.

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4096 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 supports a maximum video resolution of 4096 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels (which is also supported by this Panasonic digital camera) and is actually the best supported resolution across all digital cameras. This Panasonic camera also supports video resolutions of 3840 x 2160 pixels, 1280 x 720 pixels and 640 x 480 pixels.

A 160 x 120 pixels resolution is the worst supported resolution amongst similar types of camera.

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4592 X 3448 Pixels Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 is 4592 x 3448 pixels. That's 1% lower still image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by digital cameras. In addition, this digital camera supports still image resolutions of 4592 x 2584 pixels, 3424 x 3424 pixels, 3840 x 2160 pixels plus 10 more values. The best resolution of all digital cameras is 6016 x 4016 pixels and the worst is 384 x 480 pixels.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 features saturation adjustment. 88% of digital cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Very Big Image Sensor Size

The Lumix DMC-GX80's image sensor size of 1.33" is in the biggest 3% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The image sensor sizes of digital cameras range from 0.25" to 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.5".

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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Quite High Display Resolution

The display resolutions of digital cameras range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 590,000 pixels. The Lumix DMC-GX80's display resolution of 1,040,000 pixels is fairly high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 8% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Lumix DMC-GX80 features multi burst mode, unlike 87% of cameras which do not feature multi burst mode.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Lumix DMC-GX80's digital zoom of 4x is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 features flash exposure compensation, unlike 80% of cameras which do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Lumix DMC-GX80 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 72% of digital cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Live View

The Lumix DMC-GX80 supports live view, which is unusual. 84% of digital cameras do not support live view.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 92% of digital cameras do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Lumix DMC-GX80 features brightness adjustment. 79% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 supports Full HD video, unlike 75% of digital cameras which do not support Full HD video.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Lumix DMC-GX80 of 3" is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Lumix DMC-GX80 has a USB connectivity. 87% of digital cameras do not have a USB connectivity.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Lumix DMC-GX80 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. 84% of digital cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Eye Relief

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80's eye relief of only 17.5mm is fairly small compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 15% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The smallest eye relief of cameras is 8mm, the biggest is 27mm, and the average eye relief is 19mm.

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Age

Released 16 Months Ago

Panasonic released the Lumix DMC-GX80 in April 2016.


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