• 1/2 inch 30.7mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 500.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600
  • Detailed specifications
  • Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8
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Predecessor:   Panasonic GX7
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Successor:   Panasonic GX9
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General
Model Number: F900EXR GX8
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $399.95 $1199.99
Street Price: $269.00 $1,097.99
Date Available: 2013-03-15 2015-08-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 8.2 oz (232 g)
includes batteries
17.2 oz (487 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.1 x 2.4 x 1.4 in.
(105 x 61 x 36 mm)
5.2 x 3.1 x 2.5 in.
(133 x 78 x 63 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS Live MOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Fujifilm Panasonic
Effective Megapixels: 16.0 20.3
Sensor Format: 1/2 inch 4/3
Sensor size: 30.72mm2 (6.4mm x 4.8mm) 224.9mm2 (17.30mm x 13.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.39 microns 3.34 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a 2.0x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:   75
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):   23.5
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):   12.6
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):   806
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 3072 (14.2 MP, 3:2),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 MP, 3:2),
3264 x 1840 (6.0 MP, Other),
2304 x 1728 (4.0 MP, 4:3),
2304 x 1536 (3.5 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
11520 x 1624 (18.7 MP, Other),
11520 x 1080 (12.4 MP, Other),
5760 x 1624 (9.4 MP, Other),
5760 x 1080 (6.2 MP, Other),
3840 x 1624 (6.2 MP, Other),
3840 x 1080 (4.1 MP, Other)
5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3),
3712 x 2784 (10.3 MP, 4:3),
2624 x 1968 (5.2 MP, 4:3),
1824 x 1368 (2.5 MP, 4:3),
5184 x 3456 (17.9 MP, 3:2),
3712 x 2480 (9.2 MP, 3:2),
2624 x 1752 (4.6 MP, 3:2),
1824 x 1216 (2.2 MP, 3:2),
5184 x 2920 (15.1 MP, 16:9),
3840 x 2160 (8.3 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1824 x 1024 (1.9 MP, 16:9),
3888 x 3888 (15.1 MP, 1:1),
2784 x 2784 (7.8 MP, 1:1),
1968 x 1968 (3.9 MP, 1:1),
1712 x 1712 (2.9 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW (.RAF), RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), MPO, RAW, RAW + JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 11.0 8.3
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60)
1280x720 (60)
640x480 (30)
3840x2160 (30p/​24p)
1920x1080 (60p/​60i/​30p/​24p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
Movie File Format: .MOV (H.264) with stereo sound AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch) / MP4 (Audio format AAC 2ch)
Composite Video Out: No Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a No
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a Yes
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a Micro Four Thirds
Lens: Fujinon Zoom with Super EBC Coating ; 14 elements in 11 groups n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 25 - 500mm  
Focal Length (actual): 4.6 - 92mm  
Zoom Ratio: 20.00x  
Aperture Range: f/3.5/7.1/10.0 (Wide), f/5.3/11.0/16.0 (Tele); with ND filter  
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 45 cm to Infinity
17.7 in to Infinity
 
Macro Focus Range: 5 - 300 cm
2.0 - 118.1 in
 
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 2x Intelligent Digital Zoom ; Other than EXR Auto mode: Intelligent digital zoom approx. 3.4x 2x, 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Intelligent Hybrid AF: TTL Contrast AF, TTL Phase Detection AF; Center, Multi, Tracking 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
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: No Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD EVF / OLED
Viewfinder Type:   Tilting 2360K-dot OLED, 1.54x / 0.77x (35mm eq.) magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -4 to +3 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a 2,360,000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):   0.77x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):   1.54x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 460,000 dots 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No Yes
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom:   16.0x
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   25600
Minimum ISO (native):   200
ISO Settings: Auto, Equivalent to ISO 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400*, 12800*; * ISO 6400 : M mode or lower, ISO 12800 : S mode Auto, iISO, 100 (extended), 200 - 25600; in 1 or 1/3 EV steps
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto,Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, Underwater, Custom Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Flash, White Set 1-4, Color Temperature Setting (2,500-10,000K in 100K steps)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 8 sec 1/16000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: TTL 256-zone Multi, Spot, Average 1728-zone Intelligent Multiple, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: EXR mode (EXR Auto, Resolution priority, High ISO & Low noise priority, Dynamic range priority); Scene mode (Portrait, Portrait enhancer, Landscape, Sport, Night, Night (Tripod), Fireworks, Sunset, Snow, Beach, Underwater, Party, Flower, Text); Adv. mode (Advanced Filter: Toy Camera, Miniature, Pop Color, High-Key, Low-Key, Dynamic Tone, Soft Focus, Partial Color, Motion panorama 360, Pro focus, Pro low light, Multiple exposure); High Speed Movie (120 / 240 / 480 fps), Advanced Anti Blur, Film Simulation (PROVIA/STANDARD, Velvia/VIVID, ASTIA/SOFT), Dynamic Range (100%, 200%, 400%) Panorama (Standard/Wide); Creative Control: 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
Self Timer: 2, 10, Auto release seconds 2, 10, 3 shots in 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
Flash Modes: Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro, Red-eye Reduction Auto, Red-eye Reduction & Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Red-eye Reduction & Slow Synchro Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off; 1st. Curtain Sync, 2nd Curtain Sync.
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: Wide : Approx. 15cm - 3.7m / 0.5ft. - 12.1ft.; Approx. 90cm - 2.4m / 2.9ft. - 7.8ft. n/a
Max Flash Sync:   1/250
Flash Exposure Compensation:   +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-I
Other Memory: UHS-I compliant  
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (.RAF), RAW+JPEG RAW, RAW + JPEG
Movie File Format: .MOV (H.264) with stereo sound AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch) / MP4 (Audio format AAC 2ch)
Included Memory: 21.0 MB No memory included
Included Memory Type: built-in memory  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: Yes
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: No Yes
Remote Control Type:   Wi-Fi or optional wired
Connections (extended): Mini (Type C) HDMI Micro HDMI (Type-D), 2.5mm Wired Remote/External Mic Jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):   <0.3
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):   <0.3
Camera penalizes early shutter press? Yes
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 11.0 8.3
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 5 Unlimited
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   7.9
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   36
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   7.9
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   32
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):   0.18 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):   0.065 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused):   0.058 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:   1.2 seconds
Play -> Record Time:   0.6 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 260 shots 340 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   320 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-50A Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 7.2v, 1200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-50A Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
Software
Included Software:   PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.7 PE, SILKYPIX Developer Studio 4.3 SE, LoiloScope (trial version)
OS Compatibility:   PHOTOfunSTUDIO and LoiloScope: Windows Vista/7/8/8.1; SILKYPIX: Windows Vista/7/8/8.1, Mac OS X 10.5-10.10
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 1/2-inch EXR CMOS II Sensor, Hybrid AF (Phase & Contrast), Sensor-shift Image Stabilization, Full HD Movies, RAW support, Built-in Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11b/g/n). Available in black or indigo blue. New 20.3MP Live MOS sensor, upgraded quad-core CPU Venus Engine image processor, Dual IS uses both IBIS and OIS, 4K 30p/24p video and stills capture, 8fps full-res burst shooting (10fps with electronic shutter), Depth From Defocus AF, tilting high-res 0.77x EVF, tilt/swivel touchscreen OLED monitor, built-in Wi-Fi with NFC, magnesium alloy die cast frame