Canon EOS M6 Mark II vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Comparison



Let’s compare the Canon EOS M6 Mark II vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Canon EOS M6 Mark II and Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8. While Canon EOS M6 Mark II has APS-C sensor, Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 has 4/3 sensor and 32.5 has a 32.5 MP and Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 has a 20.3 MP resolution.

  Canon EOS M6 Mark II Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8
  Canon EOS M6 Mark II Front Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Canon Panasonic
Megapixels 32.5 20.3
Sensor Type CMOS Live MOS
Sensor Format APS-C 4/3
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.6x 2.0x
AA Filter Fixed Fixed
Image Resolution 6960 x 4640 (32.3 MP, 3:2) 5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3)
Body Image Stabilization No Yes
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 25600 Min 200 - Max 25600
Full ISO Settings Auto, 100 - 25600 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, Expandable to 51200 Auto, iISO, 100 (extended), 200 - 25600; in 1 or 1/3 EV steps
Startup Time 1.2 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Dual Pixel CMOS AF (Face+Tracking AF, Spot AF, Zone AF, 1-point AF); Maximum 5481 manually selectable positions Contrast Detection with DFD: Face/Eye detection, Tracking, 49-area, Custom Multi, 1-area, Pinpoint; 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
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 100 - 25600 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, Expandable to 51200 Auto, iISO, 100 (extended), 200 - 25600; in 1 or 1/3 EV steps
Shutter Speed Range 1/16000 - 30 sec 1/16000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size Unlimited
AW Buffer Size 36
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,040,000 dots (346,600 px) 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No Yes
Selfie Screen Yes Yes
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder No / LCD EVF / OLED
Viewfinder Type Optional external EVF-DC1 or EVF-DC2 connects via hot shoe. EVF-DC2 included in some kits (0.39-inch 2.36M-dot OLED ~100% coverage, 22mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter) Tilting 2360K-dot OLED, 1.54x / 0.77x (35mm eq.) magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -4 to +3 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3480x2160 (30p/​25p) 3840x2160 (30p/24p)
Video File Format MOV (Video: H.264 All-I, Audio: Stereo Linear PCM), MP4 (Video: H.264 IPB/IPB Light, Audio: AAC) AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch) / MP4 (Audio format AAC 2ch)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack No No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/200 1/250
Internal connections Micro (Type-D) HDMI, USB Type-C, 3.5mm Microphone Jack, Wired Remote Jack Micro HDMI (Type-D), 2.5mm Wired Remote/External Mic Jack
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No Yes
Bluetooth Yes No
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 250 shots 320 shots
Battery Types LP-E17 Lithium-ion rechargeable 7.2v, 1200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 19.0 oz (538 g) includes batteries, kit lens 17.2 oz (487 g) includes batteries
Size 4.7 x 2.8 x 1.9 in. (120 x 70 x 49 mm) 5.2 x 3.1 x 2.5 in. (133 x 78 x 63 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $849.33 Buy from Amazon for $1,046.50
Release Date 2019-09-15 2015-08-15