Panasonic GX8

panasonic-gx8

The GX8 is Panasonic's latest iteration of the rangefinder style camera. 

  • Sensor: 20mp IMX269 Live MOS (CMOS) Panasonic made sensor, no AA filter, 17.3 x 13mm (2x crop), sensor-based stabilization
  • Mount: Micro 4/3 (m4/3)
  • Images: 5184x3888 JPEG or ?-bit raw maximum, 6 fps (12 fps with electronic shutter) 
  • Video:  2160P/30/25/24 at 100Mbps, 1080P/60/50/30, 1080i/60/50, 720P/30, 480P/30, AVCHD video files or MPEG-4 with stereo PCM audio (Note that PAL area and NTSC area customers get only the options that make sense for their country)
  • Shutter: mechanical 60 sec to 1/8,000 sec (electronic to 1/16,000), bulb max 120 seconds (1/25 to 1/8000 second for video)
  • Exposure: multi, center-weighted, spot metering, -3 to +3EV exposure compensation, 3-7 frame exposure bracketing, 5 white balance settings (plus Auto and Custom), ISO 200-25600 (100 value also possible), AUTO ISO, real-time histogram
  • Focus: 49 point contrast detect using DFD, single point, multi-area, face detect, tracking, manual focus override, focus peaking, focus down to -4 EV
  • Display: 3" 1.04m dot swivel touchscreen OLED LCD, 90° tiltable 2.36m dot EVF with 1.54x magnification with ?mm eye point and -4 to +3 diopter adjustment
  • Flash: optional flash, hot shoe, 1/250 flash sync, red-eye reduction, slow sync, rear sync
  • Remote: optional DMW-RSL1
  • Other Notable Features: level, four Fn buttons (two on display), WiFi, NFC, panorama mode, silent mode
  • Cards: SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Battery: DMW-BLC12, 330 shots CIPA
  • Size: 5.2 x 3 x 2.5" (133 x 78 x 63mm) wide, tall, deep
  • Weight: 17.2 ounces (497g) includes battery and card
  • Colors: Silver, Black
  • Price: US$1199 body only
  • Current Firmware: version 2.2 (July 2016)
  • Announced: July 16, 2015

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