Panasonic GX85 Conclusion: Packing a wealth of features and performance into a compact body


posted Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 1:39 PM EDT


The Micro Four Thirds market continues to produce cameras packing more and more features into compact form factors, and the Panasonic GX85 follows suit in this trend with aplomb. We've just dotted the i's and crossed the t's on our final verdict for this capable camera, so for all the details, head to our Panasonic GX85 Conclusion.

And for anyone interested in ths camera's capabilities who've not yet been following along with our testing results and real world shooting experiences, feel free to dive in at any number of train stops before heading to our final verdict. These include our Field Tests of course, where reviewer Eamon Hickey takes the camera out and about the streets of Manhattan as well as on a tour of Mexico. And you detail-oriented shooters won't want to miss the in-depth analysis of lab test results from our venerable Technical Editor Zig Weidelich in our Optics, Exposure, Performance and Image Quality pages.

Panasonic GX85 sample image

Panasonic GX85 sample image

Panasonic GX85 sample image

Of course, if you'd like to get started by simply browsing the real world images first, please see our GX85 Gallery page replete with a variety of options across multiple lenses, as well as our GX85 Lab Samples page for pixel peepeing our Still Life target as ISO rises. And last but not least, we've also taken a brief look at the new Focus Stacking feature provided by updaing to firmware v1.1.

Panasonic GX85 Conclusion