Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX850 Review

Overall Score

63

Main Features

  • 16 MP Four Thirds CMOS Sensor
  • 200 - 25600 ISO
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • 10 fps continuous shooting
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 107 x 65 x 33 mm, 269g.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX850 Overview


First introduced in January, 2017, Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX850 is a 16 MP Mirrorless with a Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm) sized CMOS sensor.

Panasonic GX850 Series History
Model Year $ Sensor ISO Weight Dimensions
Panasonic Lumix DC-GX9 Panasonic GX9 2018 20MP 200 - 25600 407g 124 x 72 x 47mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX850 Panasonic GX850 2017 16MP 200 - 25600 269g 107 x 65 x 33mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 Panasonic GX85 2016 16MP 200 - 25600 426g 122 x 71 x 44mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Panasonic GX8 2015 20MP 200 - 25600 487g 133 x 78 x 63mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 Panasonic GX7 2013 16MP 125 - 25600 402g 123 x 71 x 55mm

Proc and Cons of Panasonic GX850


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX850 with competitors in entry-level mirrorless cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Touch Screen
AF Face Detection
25600 Max Native ISO
10.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Exposure Mode
269g Light Body
49 Focus Points
Flash Sync Port
Focus Bracketing
Remote Control with a Smartphone
Tilting Screen
3840 x 2160 (4K) Max Video Resolution
RAW Support
1040k dots Screen Resolution
Manual Focus
1/500s Electronic Shutter Speed
Timelapse Recording
5 AE Bracketing Range
Selfie Friendly Screen
Focus Stacking
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
No Articulating Screen
No Image Stabilization
No Built-in Viewfinder
Low Battery Life: 210 shots
Type Scores

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX850 has an Overall Score of 63/100 and ranked #131 out of 214 in Mirrorless cameras, and ranked #269 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Panasonic GX850 Scores
Imaging score
53
Features score
62
Value for money score
77
Portability score
94
Overall score
63
Average Scores in Entry-Level Mirrorless
Imaging Score
52
Features Score
61
Value For Money Score
76
Portability Score
91
Overall score
63

Physical Dimensions of Panasonic GX850


Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX850 weighs 269g and has external dimensions of 107 x 65 x 33mm (4.21 x 2.56 x 1.3"). Considering that the average weight of Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras is 323g, Panasonic GX850 is 54 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Panasonic GX850 is less by 8mm more than the average length in Entry-Level Mirrorless.

Weight Comparison
Entry-Level Mirrorless Cameras


Panasonic GX850
269g
Average weight
323g
Min weight
180g
Max weight
561g

Thickness Comparison
Entry-Level Mirrorless Cameras


Panasonic GX850
33mm
Average Thickness
40mm
Min Thickness
23mm
Max Thickness
85mm

Here is the front and top view image of Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX850 with the dimensions:

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX850

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Lumix DMC-GX850 Dimensions Lumix DMC-GX850
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 Panasonic GX85 426 g 269 g 122 x 71 x 44 mm 107 x 65 x 33 mm
Sony Alpha a6000 Sony A6000 344 g 269 g 120 x 67 x 45 mm 107 x 65 x 33 mm
Sony Alpha a5100 Sony a5100 283 g 269 g 110 x 63 x 36 mm 107 x 65 x 33 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 Panasonic GM5 211 g 269 g 99 x 60 x 36 mm 107 x 65 x 33 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Panasonic GM1 204 g 269 g 99 x 55 x 30 mm 107 x 65 x 33 mm
Olympus PEN E-PL8 Olympus E-PL8 357 g 269 g 115 x 67 x 38 mm 107 x 65 x 33 mm
Canon EOS M100 Canon M100 302 g 269 g 108 x 67 x 35 mm 107 x 65 x 33 mm
Olympus OM-D E-M10 II Olympus E-M10 II 390 g 269 g 120 x 83 x 47 mm 107 x 65 x 33 mm

Specifications of Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX850


General
Brand Panasonic
Model Lumix DMC-GX850
Announced January, 2017
Body Type Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Lens
Lens Mount Micro Four Thirds
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 2
Number of Lenses 103
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Tilting
Screen Resolution 1040k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 49
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/60 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/500 sec
Continuous Shooting 10.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 4.00
Flash Modes Auto, auto w/redeye reduction, on, on w/redeye reduction, slow sync, slow sync w/redeye reduction
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±5 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size Four Thirds
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions - mm
Sensor Area 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4592 x 3448
Max Native ISO 25600
Min Native ISO 200
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 100
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 3840 x 2160
Video Formats MPEG-4, AVCHD
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 210 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 269 g
Physical Dimensions 107 x 65 x 33 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type microSD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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