Panasonic GX8 weighs 487 g (1.07 lb / 17.18 oz)
and has external dimensions of 133 x 78 x 63 mm (5.24 x 3.07 x 2.48″)
. Considering that the average weight of Mirrorless type cameras is 447g, its weight is about average in its class. With a thickness of 63mm, it is large, 12mm thicker than the average of its class.
Here is the front and top view image of Panasonic GX8 with the dimensions:
In order to give you a better idea about the real life size of Panasonic GX8, we have added an image of how it looks next to a credit card and an AA type battery.
Now let's compare Panasonic GX8 size with the camera that it replaced: Panasonic GX7. Panasonic GX7 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 10mm narrower, 7mm shorter and 8mm thinner than Panasonic GX8.
Below you can find the comparison of the weight and thickness of Panasonic GX8 with its main competitors:
Panasonic GX8 has environmental sealings on its body which makes it a weather resistant camera, providing resistance against the water and dust getting in to the camera. If you like outdoors photography and want to be able to use your camera in extreme conditions, Panasonic GX8 will serve you well. If you attach one of these Panasonic GX8 weather Sealed lenses to your camera, you will have a great all weather kit.