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Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8
Comparison

Optics
Video
Features
Storage & Battery

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II
59%

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8
Winner!
63%
Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II
vs
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8
Price
Brand
Olympus
Panasonic
Model
OM-D E-M5 Mark II
Lumix DMC-GX8
Released
2015
2015
Announcement Date
February 05, 2015
July 16, 2015
Camera Type
Mirrorless
Mirrorless
Camera Size
Camera Weight
Optics
Optics
58%
65%
Megapixels
16.1 MP
20.3 MP
Image Resolution
4608 x 3456 px
5184 x 3888 px
Sensor Type
CMOS
CMOS
Sensor Size
13 x 17.3 mm
13 x 17.3 mm
Sensor Format
Micro Four Thirds
Micro Four Thirds
Frame Rate
10 fps
10 fps
Lens Mount
Micro 4/3
Micro 4/3
Image Processor
TruePic VII
Venus Engine
Aspect Ratio
4:3
4:3
Minimum ISO (Native)
200
200
Maximum ISO (Native)
25,600
25,600
Minimum ISO (Expanded)
100
100
Maximum ISO (Expanded)
25600
25600
Minimum Shutter Speed
60 s
60 s
Maximum Shutter Speed
1/ 8000 s
1/ 16000 s
Autofocus Points
81
49
In-body Stabilization
Viewfinder Type
Electronic
Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution
2,360,000 dots
2,360,000 dots
Video
Video
70%
70%
Video
Max Video Resolution
Full HD
4K
Max Video Dimensions
1920 x 1080 px
3840 x 2160 px
Max Video Frame Rate
60 p
25 p
Time-Lapse Built In
Video File Format
MOV, AVI
AVCHD, MP4
Features
Features
70%
70%
Built-in Flash
External Flash
GPS
Weather Sealing
Screen Type
LCD
OLED
Touch Screen
Screen Size
3"
3"
Screen Resolution
1,037,000 dots
1,040,000 dots
Flip Screen
Live View
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Storage and Battery
Storage and Battery
21%
21%
Memory Card
SD / SDHC / SDXC
SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Memory Card Slots
Battery Type
BLN-1
DMW-BLC12
Battery Life
310 shots
330 shots
USB Charging
DXOMARK Scores
Sensor scores tested by DXOMARK
Overall Score
73%
75%
Portrait (Color Depth)
23 bits
22.9 bits
Landscape (Dynamic Range)
12.4 EVs
12.6 EVs
Sports (Low-Light ISO)
896
662
Scores
User Scores
B&H photo video
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