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With its sleek design and compact size, the Panasonic GX8 Silver Camera Body is a versatile choice for everyone. It features a 20.3 MP Digital Live MOS Micro Four Thirds sensor that combines with the Venus image processing engine for delivering a fast overall performance and a wide dynamic range with notable image quality to work in a wide variety of conditions. The dual image stabilization technology helps to achieve blur-free images and videos with immense sharpness. The Starlight and Depth-From-Defocus autofocus technologies instantly calculate the distance to the subjects and adjust the focusing position within as little as 0.07 seconds.
Optics and Focus
The Panasonic GX8 is compatible with numerous lenses offering respectable apertures and focal lengths. The two metering methods, along with the White Balance and Exposure modes, are essential for a vast array of photography tasks. The Starlight and Depth-From-Defocus autofocus technologies instantly calculate the distance to the subjects and adjust the focusing position within as little as 0.07 seconds. The shutter operates at a maximum speed of 1/16000 of a second whereas the ISO sensitivity ranges from 100 to 25,600.
Sensor and Screen
The GX8 from Panasonic features a 20.3 MP Digital Live MOS Micro Four Thirds sensor that enables you to capture photos with notable quality. The 3-inch rear OLED swivel touchscreen comes with a 1,040,000 k-dot resolution so that you can browse through menus with decent clarity. The electronic viewfinder, which comes with a resolution of 2,360,000 dots, makes it easy to view your subjects even under the harsh sunlight. The screen and viewfinder both offer a coverage rating of 100%.
Image and Video
The GX8 not only captures photos at its maximum resolution of 5184 x 3888 pixels in the RAW, MPO, and JPEG formats, but also records 4K UHD videos at up to 30 fps in the MP4 format. The dual image stabilization technology helps to achieve blur-free images and videos with immense sharpness. Use the three 4K photo modes to perform continuous shooting of 8 MP frames at a burst rate of up to 30 fps. The Venus image processing engine can process images effortlessly with a blend of speed and quality.
The Panasonic GX8 camera body is constructed from magnesium alloy with die-cast rear and front frames extensively sealed at each dial, joint, and button, thus, making it resistant to water and dust. Use the inbuilt WiFi and NFC connectivity options to share images wirelessly and control the camera remotely through a smartphone or tablet. Finally, a rechargeable 1200 mAh DMW-BLC12 Lithium-Ion battery pack powers this camera.