January 22, 2018, 09:26:29 PM

Author Topic: Panasonic GX8 micro four thirds body review video plus 100-400mm & 25mm lenses  (Read 1920 times)

Aglet

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fresh from The Camera Store, a video review from the pre release version:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LNIRBGXdxV4

brief summary

pros:
stills Oriented
weather sealed, including the articulated display and tilting EVF
very fast AF
new 20MP sensor
32 shot raw buffer @ ~ 8fps (estimated)
75+ jpg buffer
4k (crop mode)
built-in stabilizer works WITH lens stablizer too.
outperforms Olympus OM-D E-M1 making it the new best of MFT
customizable function buttons

cons:
stills oriented
larger than GX7
2.5mm mic jack
smallish battery limits shooting

not many details on the 100-400mm f/4-6.3 lens
also a new 25mm f/1.7 lens

And a "capture and refocus" technology that's not like lightfield but based on a buffered burst of stills

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neuroanatomist

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If the 100-400 lens is for m4/3, is it actually 50-200mm?  Panasonic has pulled that nonsense before...
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