Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 vs. Fujifilm X-T1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 vs. Fujifilm X-T1 2 (2)


If someone place a camera in your hand and asked you to tell something about the best portion of this camera may be you can’t answer without getting used of it atleast once. But if you were provided anyone of these two Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 and Fujifilm X-T1 you could easily get maximum ideas by just reading their major differences with details way below.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 vs. Fujifilm X-T1 2 (1)

Major Difference

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 vs. Fujifilm X-T1 Specification Comparison Table.

Features / Models Panasonic GX8 Fujifilm X-T1
Megapixel 20 megapixels 16 megapixels
Sensor size / type Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm) APS-C (23.6 x 15.6 mm)
Low-Pass-Filter Yes No
Image processor Venus Engine EXR Processor II
AF System Contrast Detect (sensor) Contrast Detect +Phase Detect (Hybrid)
AF points 49 49
ISO 100-25600 100-51200
Shutter Min/Max 60 sec 1/16000 sec 30 Sec 1/4000 sec
Top Continuous Shooting Speed 10fps 8fps
Video 3840 x 2160 (30p, 24p) 1920 x 1080 (60p, 30p)
Display 3″ Rear Touchscreen Swivel Touchscreen OLED (1,040,000) LCD monitor 1.04 million dot 3.0-inch vari-angle tempered glass
Viewfinder EVF 100% EVF 100%
Hot-shoe Yes Yes
Wireless Built-In with NFC Built-In
Battery Life (CIPA) 330 shots 350 Shots
Dimensions  133 x 78 x 63 mm 129 x 90 x 47 mm
Weight 487g 440g

Megapixel- Panasonic Lumix Gx8 making a good trade of resolution with 20mp but failed in sensor size but its competitor Fujifilm X-T1 know the significance of a good and heavy APSC sensor and also managed almost a good resolution of 16 mp will be the favorite camera that can deliver the sharp and comprehended images.

Low pass filter- Fujifilm X-T1 will favor more in providing you the details constituents of the subjects and that can easily be seen in the images as X-T1 hasn’t been engineered with low pass filter but the things is just opposites GX8 makes the specifications with low pass filter means the photographers will fail to acquire the details.

AF system– Tracking subjects will more easy with great accuracy as well as quickly focus by the impressive AF system of Fujifilm XT-1 included hybrid AF sensor that features contrast as well as phase detect mode whereas its Panasonic gx8 is unable to do the things in the way that XT1 does because it has only contrast detect mode only.

ISO- Low light photography will nothing hard anymore if you use Fujifilm X-t1 because the ISO range can be expanded upto 51200 but may be you could face some difficulties to deal with low light in compared to X-t1 by using Panasonic gx8 that can be expanded upto 25600 only.

Shutter speed- The LUMIX GX8 offers max.1/16,000 sec High Shutter Speed (Electronic Shutter) to capture the fast running subjects but also to use high-speed lens with open aperture even in the outdoors, to give impressive bokeh but the shutter speed of XT1 is 1/4000  looking fuse infront of GX8.

Continuous shooting speed- You only have to click the camera LUMIX GX8 the rest of the things will be done by 10fps to capture the subjects which are fast rated whereas xt1 got only 8fps.

Video- The LUMIX GX8 can record smooth and consistence along with high-resolution QFHD 4K video in 3840×2160 at 30p (60Hz) or 24p in MP4 but the Xt1 is showing no care in video quality that can give you to record full HD only.

Display– A 3-inch 1,040K-dot rear monitor of GX8 supports you to shoot different angles even vertical with quick, intuitive operation.

Shots- The battery of Fujifilm Xt1 allows you to take 350 shots at a time but gx8 allows you to take 330 shots only.

High ISO Test Between Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 vs. Fujifilm X-T1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 vs. Fujifilm X-T1 5

Verdicts- For still shooter xt1 is a perfect camera since it features Hybrid X-Trans APS-C CMOS II sensor FOR FAST AF and high quality image output on the other hand for videographers we will recommend Panasonic GX8. 

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