Panasonic GX80 / GX85

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The GX80/GX85 is a more entry-level version of the GX8 camera, with reduced controls and feature set. The name GX85 is used in North America, GX80 everywhere else.

  • Sensor: 16mp Live MOS (CMOS) sensor, no AA filter, 17.3 x 13mm (2x crop), 5-axis internal sensor stabilization
  • Mount:Micro 4/3 (m4/3)
  • Images: 4592 x 3448 JPEG or 12-bit raw maximum, 6 fps (10 fps with single focus and electronic shutter), 13 raw or 100 JPEG image buffer
  • Video: 2160P/30/25/24 at 100Mbps, 1080P/60/50/30 at 20Mbps,1080i/60/50 at 17Mbps, 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 1/4,000 sec (electronic to 1/16,000), bulb max 120 seconds (1/25 to 1/8000 second for video)
  • Exposure:multi, center-weighted, spot metering, -5 to +5EV 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 tilting touchscreen LCD, fixed 2.76m dot EVF with 1.39x magnification with 17.5mm eye point and -4 to +3 diopter adjustment
  • Flash:built-in flash (GN 14’/4.2m at ISO 100), hot shoe, 1/160 flash sync, red-eye reduction, slow sync, rear sync
  • Remote:optional DMW-RSL1
  • Other Notable Features:WiFi, NFC, panorama mode, silent mode, 4K burst mode, 4K post focus mode, focus stacking
  • Cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Battery: DMW-BLC12, 290 shots CIPA (LCD) 270 shots (EVF)
  • Size: 4.8 x 2.8 x 1.7” (122 x 70.6 x 43.9mm) wide, tall, deep
  • Weight: 15 ounces (426g) includes battery and card
  • Colors:Silver (panda style), Black
  • Price:US$800 with 12-32mm f/3.5-5.6 kit lens
  • Current Firmware: version 1.2 (February 2017)
  • Announced:April 5, 2016

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