Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GX8 Body Only - Black
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Packing a 20.3-megapixel Sensor, Dual I.S. and 4K Video/Photo recording capability, this Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GX8 Mirrorless Camera will capture your subjects in the best way possible. Its sophisticated design will satisfy even the most experienced photographers.
- Capture moments with superb 4K imaging performance in both video and exclusive 4K PHOTO
- Unique, in-body stabilization in combination with select optically stabilized lenses work together for class-leading Dual Image Stabilization results
- New 20.3-megapixel sensor achieves Panasonic’s highest image quality
- Worry-free splashproof / dustproof rugged body.
- Over 20 Interchangeable lens options available
Innovative Stabilisation – Dual I.S.
The Panasonic GX8 integrates Dual I.S. (Image Stabiliser)* to gain more powerful handshake correction. The Body I.S. and Lens I.S. work at the same time to take maximum advantage of both stabilisers together. With a maximum 3.5x wider correction angle at wide end, you can get clear handheld shots even in low-light situations.
* For photo.
A Wide Lineup of LUMIX G Lenses
Panasonic LUMIX G DSLM (Digital Single Lens Mirrorless) cameras offers a wide variety of digital interchangeable lenses and most of them are going to comply with Dual I.S. (Image Stabiliser) in Panasonic GX8*. Of course, the interchangeable lenses that are incompliant with Dual I.S. or those without O.I.S. can also be used.
* Firmware update is required for some lenses.
20.3MP Live MOS Sensor
The Panasonic GX8 integrates the newly developed 20.3-megapixel Digital Live MOS Sensor that achieves highest ever image quality in the history of LUMIX G digital cameras. It achieves high speed burst, max. ISO25600 high sensitivity image recording and wider dynamic range. The combination of the Digital Live MOS Sensor and the Venus Engine achieves clear image rendering with minimum noise even in low-lit situations and stunning picture quality.
Newly Developed Venus Engine
The Venus Engine features Multi Process Noise Reduction, Three Dimensional Colour Control and Aperture Filter to achieve high colour reproduction and high resolution images with natural tones. The combination of the High Sensitivity MOS Sensor and the Venus Engine achieves stunning picture quality. It also excels in diffraction compensation to make images crisp and clear even when shooting with a small aperture.
RAW Data Development in Camera
The Panasonic GX8 can shoot images in RAW-format and even develop them inside the camera, to adjust the following settings: Colour Space Setting (sRGB / AdobeRGB), White Balance, Exposure Compensation, Photo Style, Intelligent D-range Control, Contrast, Highlight / Shadow, Saturation, Noise Reduction, Intelligent Resolution, Sharpness.
4K Video and 4K Photo — Capture the Perfect Moment
Special moments you want to remember can occur at any time and should be captured in the best resolution possible. Now Panasonic's 4K technology is available for everyone. With the introduction of the new Panasonic GX8, you will be able to record video in 4K (up to QFHD: 3840 x 2160 pixels, 25 fps, 100Mbit/s). Furthermore, with the 4K Photo feature, you can extract the perfect photo out of a 4K video (30 frames / photos per second) sequence easily on the camera and save it as an 8-megapixel equivalent still image. The hybrid Panasonic GX8 frees your creativity for both video and photo.
4K Photo Modes — Free Your Creativity
The 4K Photo function can be used in three different modes, all allowing you to capture that perfect moment at a high burst rate of 30 frames / photos per second:
This is a function that you can use more like using photo burst shooting mode. The camera keeps on shooting 8-megapixel equivalent images at ultra high burst rate as long as the shutter button is pressed.
4K Burst S/S (Start/Stop)
This function is the standard 4K Photo function where you are able to record a 4K video to extract any frame / photo as an 8-megapixel equivalent image later. You can relax and wait for the moment to come.
The specialty of the '4K Pre-Burst' mode is that the camera starts recording a 4K video sequence one second before & after you press the shutter button. This allows you to capture an unpredictable moment which happens much faster than you are able to react. You can get extra 60 photos to choose the best from.
4K Video — More Details than Full HD
Whether you are watching movies or editing videos, 4K delivers a far more intense viewing experience than you have seen before. Its native resolution of 3,840 x 2,160 pixels is four times larger than Full HD, resulting in a much higher level of detail. Even if you export your footage filmed in 4K to a Full HD TV, the video files will have even better definition and
crisper details than those filmed in Full HD.
• When recording videos in 4K, use a card rated as UHS Speed Class 3.
2,360k-dot, Large OLED LVF
The Panasonic GX8 comes with a high-resolution (2,360k-dot) Tiltable OLED Live View Finder which allows high visibility thanks to a 10,000:1 contrast and perfect framing even under direct sunlight conditions. High 0.77x magnification (35mm camera equivalent) makes it easy to see image details. Also with all your settings displayed right in front of your eye, your pictures will always come out exactly how you want them to.
Splash/Dustproof Rugged Design
To be tough enough to withstand even heavy field use, the main structure of the Panasonic GX8 is composed of magnesium alloy full diecast front / rear frame. It also features splash / dustproof construction thanks to the sealing on every joint, dial, and button.
Free-angle OLED Monitor
The 1040k-dot rear monitor adopts OLED for higher-precision, higher-speed response. The Panasonic GX8 boasts tilt & swivel capability making it more comfortable even for vertical composition while giving you the freedom to find unusual perspectives. Plus, touch control immediately lets you to set focus to the subject by just touching it on the screen and you can even release the shutter.
Everything in the Right Place
Not only does the Panasonic GX8 feature a premium flat body and a new more ergonomic grip, it also provides an intuitive level of operation. The front/rear dials control the main aperture and shutter speed settings, while easily switching to handle temporary WB and ISO adjustments. Settings can also be assigned to eight function buttons.* In addition, it is possible to adjust the exposure compensation with dedicated dial.
* Eight buttons on the body and five buttons on the menu.
Expandability for Flexible Usage
To offer more flexible usage, the Panasonic GX8 can be combined with the DMW-FL580L / FL360L External Flash, the DMW-MS1 Stereo Microphone and many other accessories. For this viewfinder, Eyecup DMW-EC3 made of elastic material enhances comfort in viewing either with naked eye or with glasses.
High Speed Auto-Focusing with DFD Technology
Capture even the fastest moving action thanks to Panasonic's Depth From Defocus (DFD) Auto Focus (AF) technology*. The Panasonic GX8 features this brand new technology instantly calculating the distance between the items inside the frame and drives the focus of the lens in one fast, continuous movement. This new system results in AF speeds up to 0.07 seconds** and a burst shooting speed with Continuous Auto Focus (AFC) of 6 frames per second. It also increases the stability of continuous focusing when shooting video.
* Contrast AF with DFD technology works only with Panasonic Micro Four Thirds lenses.
** In AFS, at wide-end with H-FS14140 or H-HS12035 (CIPA).
Fast and Precise AF Tracking
With the new algorithm of AF Tracking, not only the colour but also the size and motion vector of the target are recognised, enabling the camera to lock on the subject even more securely.
Focusing in Low Light Conditions — Star Light AF
Low Light Auto Focus makes it possible to focus on subjects more precisely in -4EV low light situations, like moonlight with no other light source. Furthermore, the Panasonic GX8 newly integrates the Starlight AF to let you shoot a star in the night sky with auto focus by accurate calculation of the contrast value in a smaller AF zone.
Maximum 1/8000 Second Fast Shutter Speed
High shutter speed at maximum 1/8000 second enables you to capture spur-of-the-moment shots of fast moving subjects. It also allows you to open the aperture, even when you are outdoors. Maximum 1/16000 second with an electronic shutter reduces washouts under strong sunlight.
There are many situations when you want your camera to be absolutely silent such as street photography or at a classical concert. When using the electronic shutter of LUMIX G cameras, the mirrorless system is considered noiseless thanks to the fast and silent AF-System in the lenses and the lack of shutter noise. Silent shooting with LUMIX G opens areas of photography that are out of reach for other photographers.
Synchronisation Speed 1/250 Second
A flash is convenient for shooting against the light source. Maximum 1/250 second synchronisation speed lets you use a fully open aperture even for bright scenes.
|TYPE||Type||Digital Single Lens Mirrorless camera|
|Recording media||SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card|
|Recording media||(Compatible with UHS-I UHS Speed Class 3 standard SDHC / SDXC Memory Cards)|
|Image sensor size||17.3 x 13.0 mm (in 4:3 aspect ratio)|
|Lens mount||Micro Four Thirds mount|
|IMAGE SENSOR||Type||Live MOS Sensor|
|Total pixels||21.77 Megapixels|
|Camera effective pixels||20.30 Megapixels|
|Color filter||Primary color filter|
|Dust reduction system||Supersonic wave filter|
|Image Stabilization System||Image Sensor Shift Type|
|RECORDING SYSTEM||Recording file format||Still image||JPEG (DCF, Exif 2.3), RAW, MPO (When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds system standard)|
|Motion picture||AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch), MP4 (Audio format: AAC 2ch)|
|Aspect ratio||4:3, 3:2, 16:9, 1:1|
|Image quality||RAW, RAW+Fine, RAW+Standard, Fine, Standard|
|Image quality||MPO+Fine / MPO+Standard (with 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds system standard)|
|Color Space||sRGB, AdobeRGB|
|File size(Pixels)||Still Image||[4:3] 5184x3888(L) / 3712x2784(M) / 2624x1968(S) / 1824x1368 (When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Third system standard)|
|Still Image||[3:2] 5184x3456(L) / 3712x2480(M) / 2624x1752(S) / 1824x1216 (When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Third system standard)|
|Still Image||[16:9] 5184x2920(L) / 3840x2160(M) / 1920x1080(S) / 1824x1024 (When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Third system standard)|
|Still Image||[1:1] 3888x3888(L) / 2784x2784(M) / 1968x1968(S) / 1712x1712 (When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Third system standard)|
|Motion picture*||MP4*:PAL area||[4K] 3840x2160: 4K/25p 100Mbps, 4K/24p 100Mbps|
|MP4*:PAL area||[Full HD] 1920x1080: FHD/50p 28Mbps, FHD/25p 20Mbps|
|MP4*:PAL area||[HD] 1280x720: HD/25p 10Mbps|
|MP4*:PAL area||[VGA] 640x480: VGA/25p 4Mbps|
|AVCHD*:PAL area||[Full HD] 1920x1080: FHD/50p: 28Mbps, 50p recording|
|AVCHD*:PAL area||[Full HD] 1920x1080: FHD/50i: 17Mbps, 50i recording|
|AVCHD*:PAL area||[Full HD] 1920x1080: FHD/25p: 24Mbps, 50i recording (sensor output is 25fps)|
|AVCHD*:PAL area||[Full HD] 1920x1080: FHD/24p: 24Mbps|
|Continuous recordable time (Motion picture)||AVCHD [FHD/50i]: Approx. 120 min (rear monitor), 120 min (LVF) with H-HS12035|
|Continuous recordable time (Motion picture)||AVCHD [FHD/50i]: Approx. 120 min (rear monitor), 120 min (LVF) with H-FS1442A|
|Continuous recordable time (Motion picture)||AVCHD [FHD/50i]: Approx. 120 min (rear monitor), 120 min (LVF) with H-FS14140|
|Continuous recordable time (Motion picture)||MP4 [4K/25p]: Approx. 100 min (rear monitor), 100 min (LVF) with H-HS12035|
|Continuous recordable time (Motion picture)||MP4 [4K/25p]: Approx. 100 min (rear monitor), 100 min (LVF) with H-FS1442A|
|Continuous recordable time (Motion picture)||MP4 [4K/25p]: Approx. 100 min (rear monitor), 100 min (LVF) with H-FS14140|
|Actual recordable time (Motion picture)||AVCHD [FHD/50i]: Approx. 60 min (rear monitor), 60 min (LVF) with H-HS12035|
|Actual recordable time (Motion picture)||AVCHD [FHD/50i]: Approx. 65 min (rear monitor), 70 min (LVF) with H-FS1442A|
|Actual recordable time (Motion picture)||AVCHD [FHD/50i]: Approx. 60 min (rear monitor), 60 min (LVF) with H-FS14140|
|Actual recordable time (Motion picture)||MP4 [4K/25p]: Approx. 50 min (rear monitor), 50 min (LVF) with H-HS12035|
|Actual recordable time (Motion picture)||MP4 [4K/25p]: Approx. 50 min (rear monitor), 50 min (LVF) with H-FS1442A|
|Actual recordable time (Motion picture)||MP4 [4K/25p]: Approx. 50 min (rear monitor), 50 min (LVF) with H-FS14140|
|WiFi FUNCTION||WiFi||IEEE 802.11b/g/n, 2412 MHz - 2462 MHz (1-11 ch), Wi-Fi / WPA / WPA2, Infrastructure mode|
|NFC||ISO/IEC 18092, NFC-F (Passive Mode)|
|QR Code Connection||Yes|
|Password-less connection||Yes (ON / OFF selectable)|
|VIEWFINDER||Type||OLED Live View Finder (2,360k dots)|
|Field of view||Approx. 100%|
|Magnification||Approx. 1.54x / 0.77x (35mm camera equivalent) with 50 mm lens at infinity; -1.0 m-1|
|Eye point||Approx. 21 mm from eyepiece lens|
|Diopter adjustment||-4.0 - +3.0 (dpt)|
|Eye sensor adjustment||High / Low|
|FOCUS||Type||Contrast AF system|
|Focus mode||AFS (Single) / AFF (Flexible) / AFC (Continuous) / MF|
|AF mode||Face/Eye Detection / Tracking / 49-Area / Custom Multi / 1-Area / Pinpoint|
|AF mode||(Full area touch is available)|
|AF detective range||EV -4 - 18 (ISO100 equivalent)|
|AF assist lamp||Yes|
|AF lock||Yes (AF/AE LOCK button)|
|Others||One Shot AF, Shutter AF, Half Press Release, Quick AF, Continuous AF (during motion picture recording), Eye Sensor AF, AF+MF, MF Assist, Touch MF Assist, Focus Peaking, Touch AF/AE Function, Touch Pad AF, Touch Shutter|
|EXPOSURE CONTROL||Light metering system||1728-zone multi-pattern sensing system|
|Light metering mode||Multiple / Center Weighted / Spot|
|Metering range||EV 0 - 18 (F2.0 lens, ISO100 equivalent)|
|Exposure mode||Program AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual,|
|ISO sensitivity (Standard Output Sensitivity)||Auto / Intelligent ISO / 100 (Extended) / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 / 6400 / 12800 / 25600 (Changeable to 1/3 EV step)|
|ISO sensitivity (Standard Output Sensitivity)||(Up to ISO6400 in motion picture recording) (ISO Auto in M mode)|
|Exposure compensation||1/3 EV step ±5EV (±3EV for motion picture)|
|AE lock||Yes (AF/AE LOCK button)|
|AE bracket||3, 5, 7 frames in 1/3, 2/3 or 1 EV Step, Max. ±3 EV, single/burst|
|WHITE BALANCE||White balance||Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / incandescent / Flash / White Set 1, 2, 3, 4 / Color temperature setting|
|White balance adjustment||Blue/Amber bias, Magenta/Green bias|
|Color temperature setting||2500-10000K in 100K|
|White balance bracket||3 exposures in blue/amber axis or in magenta/green axis|
|Shutter speed||Still image: Bulb (Max. 30 minutes), 1/8,000 - 60|
|Shutter speed||Motion picture: 1/16,000 - 1/25|
|Shutter speed||Electronic shutter: 1/16,000 - 1|
|Self timer||10sec, 3 images / 2sec / 10sec|
|Remote control||Remote control with Bulb function by DMW-RSL1 (Optional)|
|PANORAMA SHOT||Panorama shot||Yes (Standard / Wide)|
|BURST SHOOTING||Burst speed||Mechanical shutter|
|Burst speed||AFS: H: 8 frames/sec, M: 5.5 frames/sec (with Live View), L: 2 frames/sec (with Live View)|
|Burst speed||AFC: H: 6 frames/sec, M: 6 frames/sec (with Live View), L: 2 frames/sec (with Live View)|
|Burst speed||Electronic shutter|
|Burst speed||AFS: H: 10 frames/sec, M: 6 frames/sec (with Live View), L: 2 frames/sec (with Live View)|
|Burst speed||AFC: H: 6 frames/sec, M: 6 frames/sec (with Live View), L: 2 frames/sec (with Live View)|
|Number of recordable images||More than 30 images (when there are RAW files with the particular speed)|
|Number of recordable images||More than 100 images (when there are no RAW files)|
|Number of recordable images||(depending on memory card type, aspect, picture size and compression)|
|4K PHOTO MODE||4K Photo mode*||4K Burst: 30 frames/sec|
|4K Photo mode*||4K Burst (S/S): 30 frames/sec|
|4K Photo mode*||4K Pre-Burst: 30 frames/sec, approx. 2 seconds|
|4K Photo mode*||(depending on memory card size and battery power)|
|Selectable aspect ratio||Yes (4:3 / 3:2 / 16:9 / 1:1 are selectable)|
|Exposure mode||Program AE/ Aperture-Priority / Sutter-Priority / Manual Exposure|
|Marking function||Yes (in 4K Burst (S/S) mode)|
|Loop rec function||Yes (in 4K Burst (S/S) mode)|
|TIME LAPSE SHOT||Yes|
|STOP MOTION ANIMATION||Yes|
|FLASH||Flash type||TTL External Flash (Optional)|
|Flash Mode||Auto*, Auto/Red-eye Reduction*, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off * For iA, iA+ only.|
|Synchronization speed||Less than 1/250 second|
|Flash output adjustment||1/3EV step ±3EV|
|Flash synchronization||1st. Curtain Sync, 2nd Curtain Sync.|
|Synchronization for flash dimming and exposure compensation||Yes|
|REAR MONITOR||Type||OLED monitor with static touch control|
|Monitor size||Free-angle 3.0-inch / 3:2 aspect / Wide viewing angle|
|Pixels||Approx. 1,040k dots|
|Filed of view||Approx. 100%|
|Monitor adjustment||Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Red Tint, Blue Tint|
|LIVE VIEW||Digital zoom||2x, 4x|
|Extra Tele Conversion||Still image: Max. 2x|
|Extra Tele Conversion||Motion picture: 2.7x (FHD), 4.0x (HD), 5.4x (VGA)|
|Other functions||Level Gauge, Real-time Histogram, Guide Lines (3 patterns), Center Marker, Highlight display (Still image / motion picture), Zebra pattern (Still image / motion picture)|
|DIRECTION DETECTION FUNCTION||Direction Detection Function||Yes|
|PHOTO STYLE||Still image and motion picture||Standard / Vivid / Natural / Monochrome / Scenery / Portrait / Custom / Cinelike D* / Cinelike V* *When Creative Video Mode is selected.|
|CREATIVE CONTROL||Still image||Expressive / Retro / Old Days / High Key / Low Key / Sepia / Monochrome / Dynamic Monochrome / Rough Monochrome / Silky Monochrome / Impressive Art / High Dynamic / Cross Process / Toy Effect / Toy Pop / Bleach Bypass / Miniature Effect / Soft Focus / Fantasy / Star Filter / One Point Color / Sunshine|
|Motion picture||Expressive / Retro / Old Days / High Key / Low Key / Sepia / Monochrome / Dynamic Monochrome / Impressive Art / High Dynamic / Cross Process / Toy Effect / Toy Pop / Bleach Bypass / Miniature Effect / Fantasy / One Point Color|
|CREATIVE VIDEO MODE||Exposure mode||Program AE / Aperture-Priority / Sutter-Priority / Manual Exposure|
|MOTION PICTURE FUNCTION||Cinelike gamma||Cinelike D / Cinelike V|
|Flicker reduction||[1/50] / [1/60] / [1/100] / [1/120] / OFF|
|PLAYBACK||Playback function||30-thumbnail display, 12-thumbnail display, Calendar display, Zoomed playback (Max. 16x), Slideshow (All / Picture Only / Video Only / 4K PHOTO / 3D / Category Selection / Favorite, duration & effect is selectable), Playback Mode (Normal / Picture / Video / 4K PHOTO / 3D Play / Category / Favorite), Location Logging, RAW Processing, Clear Retouch, Title Edit, Text Stamp, Video Divide, Time Lapse Video, Stop Motion Video, Resize, Cropping, Rotate, Rotation Display, Favorite, DPOF Print Set, Protect, Face Recognition Edit, Picture Sort, Creating Still Pictures from a Motion Picture|
|IMAGE PROTECTION / ERASE||Protection||Single / Multi|
|Erase||Single / Multi / All / Except Favorite|
|Direct Print||PictBridge compatible|
|INTERFACE||USB||USB 2.0 High Speed Multi|
|HDMI||microHDMI TypeD / VIERA Link|
|HDMI**||Video: Auto / 4K / 1080p / 1080i / 720p / 576p|
|Audio video output||Monaural Type, NTSC/PAL|
|Audio video output||*Check the website of the Panasonic sales company in your country or region for details on the products that are available in your market.|
|Remote input||φ2.5mm for remote|
|External microphone input||φ2.5mm for external microphone|
|External microphone input||Stereo/Monaural is selectable when attaching DMW-MS1 (optional).|
|Microphone||Stereo, Wind-cut: OFF / Standard / High|
|LANGUAGE||OSD language||Japanese, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Chinese (Traditional), Chinese (Simplified)|
|GENERAL||POWER||Battery||Li-ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1200mAh, 8.7Wh) (Included)|
|Battery life (CIPA standard)||Approx. 330 images (rear monitor), 310 images (LVF) with H-HS12035|
|Battery life (CIPA standard)||Approx. 340 images (rear monitor), 320 images (LVF) with H-FS1442A|
|Battery life (CIPA standard)||Approx. 330 images (rear monitor), 310 images (LVF) with H-FS14140|
|DIMENSIONS / WEIGHT||Dimensions (W x H x D)||133.2 x 77.9 x 63.1 mm / 5.24 x 3.07 x 2.48 inch (excluding protrusions)|
|Weight||Approx. 487g / 1.07 lb (SD card, Battery, Body)|
|Weight||Approx. 435g / 0.96 lb (Body only)|
|Weight||Approx. 597g / 1.32 lb (SD card, Battery, H-FS1442A lens included)|
|Weight||Approx. 752g / 1.66 lb (SD card, Battery, H-FS14140 lens included)|
|Weight||Approx. 790g / 1.75 lb (SD card, Battery, H-HS12035 lens included)|
|OPERATING ENVIRONMENT||Operating temperature||0℃ to 40℃ (32°F to 104°F)|
|Operating humidity||10%RH to 80％RH|
|STANDARD ACCESSORIES||Software||PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.7 PE|
|Software||(Windows Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 8.1)|
|Software||SILKYPIX® Developer Studio 4.3 SE|
|Software||(Windows Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 8.1, Mac OS X v10.5 - v10.10）|
|Software||LoiLoScope (Trial version)|
|Software||(Windows Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 8.1)|
|Standard accessories||DMC-GX8 Kit|
|Standard accessories||Hot Shoe Cover, Body Cap, Battery Pack, Battery Charger, USB Connection Cable, Shoulder Strap, DVD, AC Cable*|
|Standard accessories||* Depends on the country or region.|