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GENERAL
Model Panasonic Lumix DC-GX9 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85
( aka Lumix DMC-GX80 / Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II)
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1
Release Date 2018-02-13 2016-04-05 2015-07-16 2013-11-07 2012-02-14
Camera Type Rangefinder-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Current Price $997.99 $597.99 $997.99 $449.99 $412.99
SENSOR COMPARISON
Sensor Resolution
20

Megapixel

16

Megapixel

20

Megapixel

16

Megapixel

16

Megapixel

Max Image Dimensions 5184 x 3888 4592 x 3448 5184 x 3888 4592 x 3448 4592 x 3448
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS CMOS CMOS CMOS
Sensor Size Four Thirds Four Thirds Four Thirds Four Thirds Four Thirds
Sensor Dimensions 17.3 x 13 mm 17.3 x 13 mm 17.3 x 13 mm 17.3 x 13 mm 17.3 x 13 mm
Sensor Area
224mm2
224mm2
224mm2
224mm2
224mm2
Max ISO

25600

25600

25600

25600

12800

Min ISO

200

200

200

125

160

RAW Support
SHOOTING FEATURES COMPARISON
Model Panasonic Lumix DC-GX9 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85
( aka Lumix DMC-GX80 / Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II)
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec 1/4000 sec 1/8000 sec 1/16000 sec 1/4000 sec
Min Shutter Speed 60 sec 60 sec 60 sec 60 sec 60 sec
Continuous Shooting 9.0 fps 8.0 fps 12.0 fps 5 fps 4 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure
Exposure Compensation 5 (at 1/3 EV steps) }5 (at 1/3 EV steps) ±5 (at 1/3 EV steps) 5 (at 1/3 EV steps) ±5 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Exposure Metering
  • MultiCenter-weightedSpot
  • MultiCenter-weightedSpot
  • MultiCenter-weightedSpot
  • MultiCenter-weightedSpot
  • MultiCenter-weightedSpot
Auto Exposure Bracketing 3 (3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps) }3 (3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps) ±3 (3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps) 3 (3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps) ±2 (3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV steps)
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilizer Sensor-shift Sensor-shift Sensor-shift Sensor-shift Optical
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 6.00 m (at ISO 200) 6.00 m (at ISO 200) no built-in flash 7.00 m (at ISO 200) 7.60 m
Max Flash Sync n/a n/a no built-in flash 1/320s 1/160s
Flash Modes Auto, auto w/redeye reduction, forced on, forced on w/redeye reduction, slow sync, slow sync w/redeye reduction, forced off Auto, auto w/redeye reduction, forced on, forced on w/redeye reduction, slow sync, slow sync w/redeye reduction, forced off Auto, auto w/redeye reduction, forced on, forced on w/redeye reduction, slow sync, slow sync w/redeye reduction, forced off Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Slow sync w/red-eye reduction, off Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
WB Bracketing
VIEWFINDER COMPARISON
Viewfinder Type Electronic Electronic Electronic Electronic Electronic (optional)
Viewfinder Resolution 2,760k dots 2,764k dots 2,360k dots 2,765k dots no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 100% 100% 100% n/a
Viewfinder Magnification 0.7 n/a 0.77 0.7 n/a
LCD DISPLAY COMPARISON
Display Type Tilting Tilting Fully Articulated Tilting Fixed Type
Technology n/a n/a n/a LCD TFT Color LCD with wide-viewing angle
Screen Size
3
3
3″
3″
3″
Resolution 1,240k dots 1,040k dots 1,040k dots 1,040k dots 460k dots
Live View
Touch Screen
VIDEO COMPARISON
Model Panasonic Lumix DC-GX9 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85
( aka Lumix DMC-GX80 / Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II)
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1
Video Resolution n/a 3840 x 2160 (30p, 24p), 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 30p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p) 3840 x 2160 (30p, 24p), 1920 x 1080 (60p, 30p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 30p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p) 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 50p, 50i, 30p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 30p), 640 x 480 (30p) 1920 x 1080 (60 fps) 1280 x 720 (60, 30 fps), 640 x 480 (30fps), 320 x 240 (30fps)
Video File Format
  • MPEG-4
  • AVCHD
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • AVCHD
  • MPEG-4
  • AVCHD
  • MPEG-4
  • AVCHD
  • MPEG-4
  • AVCHD
Microphone Type Yes Stereo Stereo Stereo Stereo
Speaker Type Mono Mono Mono Mono Mono
External Microphone Port
External Headphone Port
PHYSICAL SPECS COMPARISON
Weight 407 g 426 g 487 g 402 g 318 g
Dimensions 124 x 72 x 47 mm 122 x 71 x 44 mm 133 x 78 x 63 mm 123 x 71 x 55 mm 116 x 68 x 39 mm
Body Sealing No No Yes No No
BATTERY and STORAGE
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack Battery Pack Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Life

260 Shots

290 Shots

330 Shots

350 Shots

300 Shots

Storage Media SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-I supported) SD/SDHC/SDXC card SD/SDHC/SDXC card SD/SDHC/SDXC card SD/SDHC/SDXC
CONNECTIVITY COMPARISON
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In Built-In Built-In None
HDMI
USB Yes USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
LENS COMPARISON
Model Panasonic Lumix DC-GX9 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85
( aka Lumix DMC-GX80 / Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II)
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1
Lens Mount Micro Four Thirds Micro Four Thirds Micro Four Thirds Micro Four Thirds Micro Four Thirds
Focal Range(35mm) No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens
Focal Length Multiplier 2x 2x 2x
Optical Zoom No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens
Max Aperture No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens
Macro Focus Range No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens
Manual Focus
AUTOFOCUS COMPARISON
Number of Focus Points 49 49 49 23 23
Contrast Detection
Phase Detection
AF Modes
  • AF Touch
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Tracking
  • AF Selective
  • AF Center
  • AF Multi Area
  • AF Live View
  • Face Detection
  • AF Touch
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Tracking
  • AF Selective
  • AF Center
  • AF Multi Area
  • AF Live View
  • Face Detection
  • AF Touch
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Tracking
  • AF Selective
  • AF Center
  • AF Multi Area
  • AF Live View
  • Face Detection
  • AF Touch
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Tracking
  • AF Selective
  • AF Center
  • AF Multi Area
  • AF Live View
  • Face Detection
  • AF Touch
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Tracking
  • AF Selective
  • AF Multi Area
  • AF Live View
  • Face Detection
Current Price $997.99 $597.99 $997.99 $449.99 $412.99