Fujifilm X-Pro1 with Panasonic GX8 Comparison

Fujifilm X-Pro1 and Panasonic GX8 Main Features

  • June, 2012
  • July, 2015
  • 16 MP APS-C CMOS X-TRANS I Sensor
  • 20 MP Four Thirds CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 200 - 25600 ISO
  • -
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 3" Articulated Screen
  • Electronic and Optical (tunnel) Viewfinder
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • -
  • 2360k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 6.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 12.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 140 x 82 x 43 mm, 450g.
  • 133 x 78 x 63 mm, 487g.
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Fujifilm X-Pro1 Scores


Imaging score
42
Features score
48
Value for money score
67
Portability score
87
Overall score
52

Panasonic GX8 Scores


Imaging score
54
Features score
88
Value for money score
89
Portability score
84
Overall score
77

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 with Fujifilm X-Pro1 Overview


Let's compare FujiFilm X-Pro1 with Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8. These models are included in the Semi-Pro Mirrorless cameras. Fujifilm X-Pro1 was released in 2012, and Panasonic GX8 in 2015. Lumix DMC-GX8 is newer, which is a plus. X-Pro1 3 years older.
The sensor resolution of X-Pro1 is greater than that of Lumix DMC-GX8. However, the difference of 4 MP is not very significant. The more megapixels the camera has, the more detailed and clear the picture will be. The number of megapixels will also affect the maximum size of the photos, which then can be printed without loss of quality.
At the second camera (Lumix DMC-GX8), the minimum ISO value is lower, which gives more opportunities for shooting in daylight. A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. At Panasonic GX8, the maximum ISO is greater by 19200. Lumix DMC-GX8 has image stabilization(Sensor-shift), X-Pro1 doesn’t, it is a big minus. Both cameras feature a 3-inch fixed screen.
X-Pro1 has electronic and optical (tunnel) viewfinder, and the Lumix DMC-GX8 doesn’t have. Viewfinder Lumix DMC-GX8 has a higher resolution of 2360k dots, X-Pro1 has a resolution of no electronic viewfinderk dots. Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Fujifilm X-Pro1 has 12.0 fps continuous shooting. Fujifilm X-Pro1 has 12.0 fps continuous shooting.

General X-Pro1 Lumix DMC-GX8
Brand FujiFilm Panasonic
Model X-Pro1 Lumix DMC-GX8
Announced June, 2012 July, 2015
Body Type Rangefinder-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Lens
Lens Mount Fujifilm X Micro Four Thirds
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1.5 2
Number of Lenses 51 103
Macro Focus Range n/a n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Fixed Articulated
Screen Resolution 1230k pixels 1040k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic and Optical (tunnel) Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.6 0.77
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 0 49
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec 1/60 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec 1/8000 sec
Continuous Shooting 6.0 fps 12.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash no built-in flash
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Rear-curtain Auto, auto w/redeye reduction, forced on, forced on w/redeye reduction, slow sync, slow sync w/redeye reduction, forced off
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV ±5 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size APS-C Four Thirds
Sensor Type CMOS X-TRANS I CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 23.6 x 15.6 mm 17.3 x 13 mm
Sensor Area 368.2 mm² 224.9 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP 20 MP
Max Image Resolution 4896 x 3264 5184 x 3888
Max Native ISO 6400 25600
Min Native ISO 100 200
Max Boosted ISO 25600 0
Min Boosted ISO 0 100
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 3840 x 2160
Video Formats H.264 MPEG-4, AVCHD
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 300 shots 330 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Model NP-W126
Physical
Weight 450 g 487 g
Physical Dimensions 140 x 82 x 43 mm 133 x 78 x 63 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC card
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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