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, bulb max 120 seconds (1/25 to 1/8000 second for video)
    • electronic to 1/16,000
  • 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 LCD
    • tilting touchscreen
  • Viewfinder: 
    • 2.76m dot EVF
    • 1.39x magnification
    • 17.5mm eye point
    • -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-BLG10
    • 290 shots CIPA (LCD) 270 shots (EVF)
  • Size and Weight: 
    • 4.8 x 2.8 x 1.7” (122 x 70.6 x 43.9mm) wide, tall, deep
    • 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 1.3 (November 2019)
  • Announced: April 5, 2016

Olympus Lenses for the camera

Panasonic Lenses for the camera

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