Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 II vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF8 Comparison

Let’s compare the Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 II vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF8.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 II and Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF8. Both cameras have 4/3 sensors but Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 II has a 20.3 MP and Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF8 has a 16.0 MP resolution.

  Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 II Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF8
  Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 II Front Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF8 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Panasonic Panasonic
Megapixels 20.3 16.0
Sensor Type Live MOS Live MOS
Sensor Format 4/3 4/3
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Crop Factor 2.0x 2.0x
AA Filter None Fixed
Image Resolution 5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3) 4592 x 3448 (15.8 MP, 4:3)
Body Image Stabilization Yes No
Native ISO Min 200 - Max 25600 Min 200 - Max 25600
Full ISO Settings Auto, iISO, 100 (extended), 200 - 25600; in 1 or 1/3 EV steps Auto, Intelligent ISO, 100 (extended), 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600; in 1 or 1/3 EV steps
Startup Time
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Contrast Detection with DFD: Face/Eye/Head/Body/Animal detection, Tracking, 225-area, Zone (Vertical/Horizontal) / Zone (Square) / Zone (Oval), 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 Contrast Detection: Face/eye detection, AF Tracking, 23-area, 1-area, Pinpoint; One Shot AF, Shutter AF, Half Press Release, Quick AF, Continuous AF (during motion picture recording), AF+MF, MF Assist, Touch MF Assist, Focus Peaking, Touch AF/AE Function, Touch Shutter
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, iISO, 100 (extended), 200 - 25600; in 1 or 1/3 EV steps Auto, Intelligent ISO, 100 (extended), 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600; in 1 or 1/3 EV steps
Shutter Speed Range 1/16000 - 60 sec 1/16000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 108
AW Buffer Size
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,840,000 dots 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen Yes No
Selfie Screen Yes Yes
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type 3680K-dot OLED, 1.52x / 0.76x (35mm eq.) magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -4 to +3 diopter, eye sensor, 60/120fps refresh rate
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 4992x3744 (30p/​25p/​24p) 1920x1080 (60p/60i/30p/24p)
Video File Format MOV, MP4 AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch) / MP4 (Audio format AAC 2ch)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot Yes No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes No
Headphone Jack Yes No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250 1/50
Internal connections USB 3.1 Type-C with Power Delivery, HDMI Type-A, 2.5mm Wired Remote, 3.5mm External Mic Jack, 3.5mm Headphone Jack Micro HDMI (Type-D)
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No No
Bluetooth Yes No
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 410 shots
Battery Types 7.2v, 2200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable 7.2v, 680mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 25.6 oz (727 g) includes batteries 11.9 oz (336 g) includes batteries, kit lens
Size 5.5 x 3.9 x 3.4 in. (139 x 98 x 87 mm) 4.2 x 2.5 x 1.3 in. (107 x 65 x 33 mm)
Price
Price Buy starting from $1,497.99
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Release Date 2021-06-25 2018-02-15