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Hasselblad X1D II vs Panasonic GX8

The Hasselblad X1D II 50C and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 are two digital cameras that were officially introduced, respectively, in June 2019 and July 2015. Both the X1D II and the GX8 are mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras that are based on a medium format (X1D II) and a Four Thirds (GX8) sensor. The Hasselblad has a resolution of 51.3 megapixels, whereas the Panasonic provides 20.2 MP.

Below is an overview of the main specs of the two cameras as a starting point for the comparison.

Headline Specifications
Hasselblad X1D II
versus
Panasonic GX8
Hasselblad X1D II Panasonic GX8
Mirrorless system camera Mirrorless system camera
Hasselblad X mount lenses Micro Four Thirds lenses
51.3 MP, Medium Format Sensor 20.2 MP, Four Thirds Sensor
no Video 4K/30p Video
ISO 100-25,600 ISO 200-25,600
Electronic viewfinder (3690k dots) Electronic viewfinder (2360k dots)
3.6 LCD, 2360k dots 3.0 LCD, 1040k dots
Fixed touchscreen Swivel touchscreen
2.7 shutter flaps per second 10 shutter flaps per second
no shake reductionIn-body stabilization
Weathersealed bodyWeathersealed body
148 x 97 x 70 mm, 766 g 133 x 78 x 63 mm, 487 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Hasselblad X1D II 50C and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8? Which one should you buy? Read on to find out how these two cameras compare with respect to their body size, their imaging sensors, their shooting features, their input-output connections, and their reception by expert reviewers.

Body comparison

The physical size and weight of the Hasselblad X1D II and the Panasonic GX8 are illustrated in the side-by-side display below. The two cameras are presented according to their relative size. Three consecutive perspectives from the front, the top, and the back are available. All width, height and depth dimensions are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

The GX8 can be obtained in two different colors (black, silver), while the X1D II is only available in titanium.

Size Hasselblad X1D II vs Panasonic GX8
Compare X1D II versus GX8 top
Comparison X1D II or GX8 rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Panasonic GX8 is notably smaller (28 percent) than the Hasselblad X1D II. Moreover, the GX8 is substantially lighter (36 percent) than the X1D II. In this context, it is worth noting that both cameras are splash and dust-proof and can, hence, be used in inclement weather conditions or harsh environments.

The above size and weight comparisons are to some extent incomplete since they do not consider the interchangeable lenses that both of these cameras require. Hence, you might want to study and compare the specifications of available lenses in order to get the full picture of the size and weight of the two camera systems.

The power pack in the X1D II can be charged via the USB port, so that it is not always necessary to take the battery charger along when travelling.

The adjacent table lists the principal physical characteristics of the two cameras alongside a wider set of alternatives. If you want to switch the focus of the display and review another camera pair, you can move across to the CAM-parator tool and choose from the broad selection of possible camera comparisons there.

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Body Specifications
    Camera
Model
Camera
Width
Camera
Height
Camera
Depth
Camera
Weight
Battery
Life
Weather
Sealing
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Hasselblad X1D II 148 mm 97 mm 70 mm 766 g .. Y Jun 2019 5,750 i
2.
 
Panasonic GX8 133 mm 78 mm 63 mm 487 g 330 Y Jul 2015 1,199 i
3.
 
Canon R 139 mm 98 mm 84 mm 660 g 370 Y Sep 2018 2,299 i
4.
 
Canon 5DS 152 mm 116 mm 76 mm 930 g 700 Y Feb 2015 3,699 i
5.
 
Canon 5DS R 152 mm 116 mm 76 mm 930 g 700 Y Feb 2015 3,699 i
6.
 
Fujifilm GFX 50R 161 mm 97 mm 66 mm 775 g 400 Y Sep 2018 4,499 i
7.
 
Fujifilm GFX 50S 148 mm 94 mm 91 mm 740 g 400 Y Sep 2016 6,499 i
8.
 
Hasselblad X1D 150 mm 98 mm 71 mm 725 g .. Y Jun 2016 8,995 i
9.
 
Leica Q2 130 mm 80 mm 92 mm 718 g 370 Y Mar 2019 4,995 i
10.
 
Nikon Z7 134 mm 101 mm 67 mm 675 g 330 Y Aug 2018 3,399 i
11.
 
Olympus E-M1 II 134 mm 91 mm 67 mm 574 g 440 Y Sep 2016 1,999 i
12.
 
Olympus PEN-F 125 mm 72 mm 37 mm 427 g 330 n Jan 2016 1,199 i
13.
 
Olympus E-M5 II 124 mm 85 mm 45 mm 469 g 310 Y Feb 2015 1,099 i
14.
 
Panasonic GH5s 139 mm 98 mm 87 mm 660 g 440 Y Jan 2018 2,499 i
15.
 
Panasonic GX7 123 mm 71 mm 55 mm 402 g 350 n Aug 2013 999 i
16.
 
Sony A7R IV 129 mm 96 mm 78 mm 665 g 670 Y Jul 2019 3,499 i
17.
 
Sony A6500 120 mm 67 mm 53 mm 453 g 350 Y Oct 2016 1,399 i
Notes: Measurements and pricing do not include easily detachable parts, such as add-on or interchangeable lenses or optional viewfinders.

Any camera decision will naturally be influenced heavily by the price. The listed launch prices provide an indication of the market segment that the manufacturer of the cameras have been targeting. The GX8 was launched at a markedly lower price (by 79 percent) than the X1D II, which puts it into a different market segment. Normally, street prices remain initially close to the MSRP, but after a couple of months, the first discounts appear. Later in the product cycle and, in particular, when the replacement model is about to appear, further discounting and stock clearance sales often push the camera price considerably down. Then, after the new model is out, very good deals can frequently be found on the pre-owned market.

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Sensor comparison

The imaging sensor is at the core of digital cameras and its size is one of the main determining factors of image quality. All other things equal, a large sensor will have larger individual pixel-units that offer better low-light sensitivity, wider dynamic range, and richer color-depth than smaller pixels in a sensor of the same technological generation. Further, a large sensor camera will give the photographer additional creative options when using shallow depth-of-field to isolate a subject from its background. On the downside, larger sensors tend to be more expensive and lead to bigger and heavier cameras and lenses.

Of the two cameras under consideration, the Hasselblad X1D II features a medium format sensor and the Panasonic GX8 a Four Thirds sensor. The sensor area in the GX8 is 84 percent smaller. As a result of these sensor size differences, the cameras have a format factor of, respectively, 0.79 and 2.0. Both cameras feature a native aspect ratio (sensor width to sensor height) of 4:3.

In terms of underlying technology, both cameras are build around CMOS sensors.

Hasselblad X1D II and Panasonic GX8 sensor measures

With 51.3MP, the X1D II offers a higher resolution than the GX8 (20.2MP), but the X1D II nevertheless has larger individual pixels (pixel pitch of 5.30μm versus 3.34μm for the GX8) due to its larger sensor. Moreover, the X1D II is a much more recent model (by 3 years and 11 months) than the GX8, and its sensor will have benefitted from technological advances during this time that further enhance the light gathering capacity of its pixels. Coming back to sensor resolution, it should be mentioned that the X1D II has no anti-alias filter installed, so that it can capture all the detail its sensor resolves.

The resolution advantage of the Hasselblad X1D II implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the X1D II for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 41.4 x 31 inches or 105.1 x 78.7 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 33.1 x 24.8 inches or 84 x 63 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 27.6 x 20.7 inches or 70 x 52.5 cm. The corresponding values for the Panasonic GX8 are 25.9 x 19.4 inches or 65.8 x 49.4 cm for good quality, 20.7 x 15.6 inches or 52.7 x 39.5 cm for very good quality, and 17.3 x 13 inches or 43.9 x 32.9 cm for excellent quality prints.

The Hasselblad X1D II 50C has a native sensitivity range from ISO 100 to ISO 25600. The corresponding ISO settings for the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 are ISO 200 to ISO 25600, with the possibility to increase the ISO range to 100-25600.

X1D II versus GX8 MP

Since 2007, DXO Mark has published sensor performance measurements that have been derived using a consistent methodology. This service assesses and scores the color depth ("DXO Portrait"), dynamic range ("DXO Landscape"), and low-light sensitivity ("DXO Sports") of camera sensors, and also publishes an overall camera score. The following table provides an overview of the physical sensor characteristics, as well as the sensor quality measurements for a selection of comparators.

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Sensor Characteristics
    Camera
Model
Sensor
Class
Resolution
(MP)
Horiz.
Pixels
Vert.
Pixels
Video
Format
DXO
Portrait
DXO
Landscape
DXO
Sports
DXO
Overall
1.
 
Hasselblad X1D II Medium Format 51.3 8272 6200none...... ..
2.
 
Panasonic GX8 Four Thirds 20.2 5184 38884K/30p23.512.6806 75
3.
 
Canon R Full Frame 30.1 6720 44804K/30p24.513.52742 89
4.
 
Canon 5DS Full Frame 50.3 8688 57921080/30p24.712.42381 87
5.
 
Canon 5DS R Full Frame 50.3 8688 57921080/30p24.612.42308 86
6.
 
Fujifilm GFX 50R Medium Format 51.1 8256 61921080/30p...... ..
7.
 
Fujifilm GFX 50S Medium Format 51.1 8256 61921080/30p...... ..
8.
 
Hasselblad X1D Medium Format 51.3 8272 62001080/25p26.214.84489 102
9.
 
Leica Q2 Full Frame 46.7 8368 55844K/30p26.413.52491 96
10.
 
Nikon Z7 Full Frame 45.4 8256 55044K/30p26.314.62668 99
11.
 
Olympus E-M1 II Four Thirds 20.2 5184 38884K/30p23.712.81312 80
12.
 
Olympus PEN-F Four Thirds 20.2 5184 38881080/60p23.112.4894 74
13.
 
Olympus E-M5 II Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34561080/60p23.012.5842 73
14.
 
Panasonic GH5s Four Thirds 9.9 3680 27004K/60p...... ..
15.
 
Panasonic GX7 Four Thirds 15.8 4592 34481080/60p22.612.2718 70
16.
 
Sony A7R IV Full Frame 60.2 9504 63364K/30p26.014.83344 99
17.
 
Sony A6500 APS-C 24.0 6000 40004K/30p24.513.71405 85

Many modern cameras are not only capable of taking still images, but can also record movies. The GX8 indeed provides for movie recording, while the X1D II does not. The highest resolution format that the GX8 can use is 4K/30p.

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Feature comparison

Beyond body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a range of features. The two cameras under consideration are similar with respect to both having an electronic viewfinder. However, the one in the X1D II offers a substantially higher resolution than the one in the GX8 (3690k vs 2360k dots). The following table reports on some other key feature differences and similarities of the Hasselblad X1D II, the Panasonic GX8, and comparable cameras.

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Core Features
    Camera
Model
Viewfinder
(Type or
000 dots)
Control
Panel
(yes/no)
LCD
Size
(inch)
LCD
Resolution
(000 dots)
LCD
Attach-
ment
Touch
Screen
(yes/no)
Mech
Shutter
Speed
Shutter
Flaps
(1/sec)
Built-in
Flash
(yes/no)
Built-in
Image
Stab
1.
 
Hasselblad X1D II3690 n 3.6 2360 fixed Y 1/2000s 2.7 n n
2.
 
Panasonic GX82360 n 3.0 1040 swivel Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
3.
 
Canon R3690 Y 3.2 2100 swivel Y 1/8000s 8.0 n n
4.
 
Canon 5DSoptical Y 3.2 1040 fixed n 1/8000s 5.0 n n
5.
 
Canon 5DS Roptical Y 3.2 1040 fixed n 1/8000s 5.0 n n
6.
 
Fujifilm GFX 50R3690 n 3.2 2360 tilting Y 1/4000s 3.0 n n
7.
 
Fujifilm GFX 50Soptional Y 3.2 2360 full-flex Y 1/4000s 3.0 n n
8.
 
Hasselblad X1D2360 n 3.0 920 fixed Y 1/2000s 2.3 n n
9.
 
Leica Q23680 n 3.0 1040 fixed Y 1/2000s 20.0 n Y
10.
 
Nikon Z73690 Y 3.2 2100 tilting Y 1/8000s 9.0 n Y
11.
 
Olympus E-M1 II2360 n 3.0 1037 swivel Y 1/8000s 18.0 n Y
12.
 
Olympus PEN-F2360 n 3.0 1037 swivel Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
13.
 
Olympus E-M5 II2360 n 3.0 1037 swivel Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
14.
 
Panasonic GH5s3680 n 3.2 1620 swivel Y 1/8000s 12.0 n n
15.
 
Panasonic GX72760 n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/8000s 5.0 Y Y
16.
 
Sony A7R IV5760 n 3.0 1440 tilting Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
17.
 
Sony A65002359 n 3.0 922 tilting Y 1/4000s 11.0 Y Y

One feature that differentiates the GX8 and the X1D II is in-body image stabilization (IBIS). The GX8 reduces the risk of handshake-induced blur with all attached lenses, while the X1D II offers no blur reduction with lenses that themselves do not provide optical image stabilization.

The GX8 has an articulated screen that can be turned to be front-facing. This characteristic will be appreciated by vloggers and photographers who are interested in taking selfies. In contrast, the X1D II does not have a selfie-screen.

The reported shutter speed information refers to the use of the mechanical shutter. Yet, some cameras only have an electronic shutter, while others have an electronic shutter in addition to a mechanical one. In fact, both cameras under consideration feature an electronic shutter, which makes completely silent shooting possible. However, this mode is less suitable for photographing moving objects (risk of rolling shutter) or shooting under artificial light sources (risk of flickering).

The Hasselblad X1D II and the Panasonic GX8 both have an intervalometer built-in. This enables the photographer to capture time lapse sequences, such as flower blooming, a sunset or moon rise, without purchasing an external camera trigger and related software.

Concerning the storage of imaging data, both the X1D II and the GX8 write their files to SDXC cards. The X1D II features dual card slots, which can be very useful in case a memory card fails. In contrast, the GX8 only has one slot. The X1D II supports UHS-II cards (Ultra High Speed data transfer of up to 312 MB/s), while the GX8 can use UHS-I cards (up to 104 MB/s).

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Connectivity comparison

For some imaging applications, the extent to which a camera can communicate with its environment can be an important aspect in the camera decision process. The table below provides an overview of the connectivity of the Hasselblad X1D II 50C and Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 and, in particular, the interfaces the cameras (and selected comparators) provide for accessory control and data transfer.

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Input-Output Connections
    Camera
Model
Hotshoe
Port
Internal
Microphone
Internal
Speaker
Microphone
Port
Headphone
Port
HDMI
Port
USB
Port
WiFi
Support
NFC
Support
Bluetooth
Support
1.
 
Hasselblad X1D IIYstereomonoYY-3.0Y--
2.
 
Panasonic GX8YstereomonoY-micro2.0YY-
3.
 
Canon RYstereomonoYYmini3.1Y-Y
4.
 
Canon 5DSYmonomonoY-mini3.0---
5.
 
Canon 5DS RYmonomonoY-mini3.0---
6.
 
Fujifilm GFX 50RYstereomonoYYmicro3.0Y-Y
7.
 
Fujifilm GFX 50SYstereomonoYYmicro3.0Y--
8.
 
Hasselblad X1DYstereomonoYYmini3.0Y--
9.
 
Leica Q2Ystereomono----Y-Y
10.
 
Nikon Z7YstereomonoYYmicro3.1Y-Y
11.
 
Olympus E-M1 IIYstereomonoYYmicro3.0Y--
12.
 
Olympus PEN-FYstereomono--micro2.0Y--
13.
 
Olympus E-M5 IIYstereomonoY-micro2.0Y--
14.
 
Panasonic GH5sYstereomonoYYfull3.1Y-Y
15.
 
Panasonic GX7Ystereomono--mini2.0YY-
16.
 
Sony A7R IVYstereomonoYYmicro3.1YYY
17.
 
Sony A6500YstereomonoY-micro2.0YY-

It is notable that the X1D II has a headphone jack, which is not present on the GX8 This port makes it possible to attach external headphones and monitor the quality of sound during the recording process.

Studio photographers will appreciate that the Hasselblad X1D II (unlike the GX8) features a PC Sync socket, so that professional strobe lights can be controlled by the camera.

Travel and landscape photographers will find it useful that the X1D II has an internal geolocalization sensor and can record GPS coordinates in its EXIF data.

The X1D II is a recent model that features in the current product line-up of Hasselblad. In contrast, the GX8 has been discontinued (but can be found pre-owned on eBay). As a replacement in the same line of cameras, the GX8 was succeeded by the Panasonic GX9. Further information on the two cameras (e.g. user guides, manuals), as well as related accessories, can be found on the official Hasselblad and Panasonic websites.

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Review summary

So what is the bottom line? Is there a clear favorite between the Hasselblad X1D II and the Panasonic GX8? Which camera is better? Below is a summary of the relative strengths of each of the two contestants.

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Reasons to prefer the Hasselblad X1D II 50C:

  • More detail: Offers more megapixels (51.3 vs 20.2MP) with a 60% higher linear resolution.
  • Maximized detail: Lacks an anti-alias filter to exploit the sensor's full resolution potential.
  • Better image quality: Features a larger and more technologically advanced imaging sensor.
  • Richer colors: The sensor size advantage translates into images with better, more accurate colors.
  • More dynamic range: Larger sensor captures a wider spectrum of light and dark details.
  • Better low-light sensitivity: Larger sensor produces good images even in poorly lit environments.
  • More detailed viewfinder: Has higher resolution electronic viewfinder (3690k vs 2360k dots).
  • Larger viewfinder image: Features a viewfinder with a higher magnification (0.87x vs 0.77x).
  • Larger screen: Has a bigger rear LCD (3.6" vs 3.0") for image review and settings control.
  • More detailed LCD: Has a higher resolution rear screen (2360k vs 1040k dots).
  • Easier travel charging: Can be conveniently charged via its USB port.
  • Easier geotagging: Features an internal GPS sensor to log localization data.
  • Faster data transfer: Supports a more advanced USB protocol (3.0 vs 2.0).
  • Better studio light control: Has a PC Sync socket to connect to professional strobe lights.
  • Greater peace of mind: Features a second card slot as a backup in case of memory card failure.
  • Faster buffer clearing: Supports a more advanced SD data transfer standard (UHS-II vs UHS-I).
  • More prestigious: Has the Hasselblad luxury appeal, which ensures a high resale price.
  • More modern: Reflects 3 years and 11 months of technical progress since the GX8 launch.

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Arguments in favor of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8:

  • Better moiré control: Has an anti-alias filter to avoid artificial patterns to appear in images.
  • Broader imaging potential: Can capture not only stills but also 4K/30p video.
  • More flexible LCD: Has a swivel screen for odd-angle shots in portrait or landscape orientation.
  • More selfie-friendly: Has an articulated screen that can be turned to be front-facing.
  • Faster shutter: Has higher mechanical shutter speed (1/8000s vs 1/2000s) to freeze action.
  • Faster burst: Shoots at higher frequency (10 vs 2.7 flaps/sec) to capture the decisive moment.
  • More compact: Is smaller (133x78mm vs 148x97mm) and will fit more readily into a bag.
  • Less heavy: Has a lower weight (by 279g or 36 percent) and is thus easier to take along.
  • Sharper images: Has stabilization technology built-in to reduce the impact of hand-shake.
  • Easier device pairing: Supports NFC for fast wireless image transfer over short distances.
  • More affordable: Was introduced into a lower priced category (79 percent cheaper at launch).
  • More heavily discounted: Has been around for much longer (launched in July 2015).

If the count of relative strengths (bullet points above) is taken as a measure, the X1D II is the clear winner of the match-up (18 : 12 points). However, the relevance of individual strengths will vary across photographers, so that you might want to apply your own weighing scheme to the summary points when reflecting and deciding on a new camera. A professional wedding photographer will view the differences between cameras in a way that diverges from the perspective of a travel photog, and a person interested in cityscapes has distinct needs from a macro shooter. Hence, the decision which camera is best and worth buying is often a very personal one.

X1D II 18:12 GX8

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Hasselblad X1D II and the Panasonic GX8 place the cameras among the top in their class? Find out in the latest Best Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera listing whether the two cameras rank among the cream of the crop.

In any case, while the comparison of the spec-sheets of cameras can offer a general idea of their imaging potential, it says little about, for example, the shooting experience and imaging performance of the X1D II and the GX8 in practical situations. User reviews that are available, for instance, at amazon can sometimes shed light on these issues, but such feedback is all too often partial, inconsistent, and inaccurate.

Expert reviews

This is where reviews by experts come in. The adjacent summary-table relays the overall verdicts of several of the most popular camera review sites (amateurphotographer [AP], cameralabs [CL], dpreview [DPR], ephotozine [EPZ], photographyblog [PB]). As can be seen, the professional reviewers agree in many cases on the quality of different cameras, but sometimes their assessments diverge, reinforcing the earlier point that a camera decision is often a very personal choice.

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Expert Camera Reviews
     Camera 
 Model 
 AP 
 score 
 CL 
 score 
 DPR 
 score 
 EPZ 
 score 
 PB 
 score 
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Hasselblad X1D II......4/54/5 Jun 2019 5,750 i
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Panasonic GX85/5+82/1004.5/54.5/5 Jul 2015 1,199 i
3.
 
Canon R4/5o79/1004.5/54/5 Sep 2018 2,299 i
4.
 
Canon 5DS..+83/1004.5/54.5/5 Feb 2015 3,699 i
5.
 
Canon 5DS R5/5+83/1005/54.5/5 Feb 2015 3,699 i
6.
 
Fujifilm GFX 50R5/5..84/1004.5/54.5/5 Sep 2018 4,499 i
7.
 
Fujifilm GFX 50S....85/1005/54.5/5 Sep 2016 6,499 i
8.
 
Hasselblad X1D..o81/100..4/5 Jun 2016 8,995 i
9.
 
Leica Q2....84/1004.5/54/5 Mar 2019 4,995 i
10.
 
Nikon Z75/5+89/1004.5/55/5 Aug 2018 3,399 i
11.
 
Olympus E-M1 II5/5+ +85/1004.5/54.5/5 Sep 2016 1,999 i
12.
 
Olympus PEN-F....82/1004.5/55/5 Jan 2016 1,199 i
13.
 
Olympus E-M5 II5/5+ +81/1005/55/5 Feb 2015 1,099 i
14.
 
Panasonic GH5s....84/1004.5/54.5/5 Jan 2018 2,499 i
15.
 
Panasonic GX74/5+79/1005/55/5 Aug 2013 999 i
16.
 
Sony A7R IV5/5+91/1004.5/55/5 Jul 2019 3,499 i
17.
 
Sony A65005/5+ +85/1004.5/54.5/5 Oct 2016 1,399 i
Notes: (+ +) highly recommended; (+) recommended; (o) reviewed; (..) not available.

The above review scores should be interpreted with care, though. The ratings are only valid when referring to cameras in the same category and of the same age. A score, therefore, has to be seen in close connection to the price and market introduction time of the camera, and comparing ratings of very distinct cameras or ones that are far apart in terms of their release date have little meaning. Also, kindly note that some of the listed sites have over time developped their review approaches and their reporting style.

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    Specifications: Hasselblad X1D II vs Panasonic GX8

    Below is a side-by-side comparison of the specs of the two cameras to facilitate a quick review of their differences and common features.

    Camera Specifications
    Camera Model Hasselblad X1D II Panasonic GX8
    Camera Type Mirrorless system camera Mirrorless system camera
    Camera Lens Hasselblad X mount lenses Micro Four Thirds lenses
    Launch Date June 2019 July 2015
    Launch Price USD 5,750 USD 1,199
    Sensor Specs Hasselblad X1D II Panasonic GX8
    Sensor Technology CMOS CMOS
    Sensor Format Medium Format Sensor Four Thirds Sensor
    Sensor Size 43.8 x 32.9 mm 17.3 x 13.0 mm
    Sensor Area 1441.02 mm2 224.9 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 54.8 mm 21.6 mm
    Crop Factor 0.79x 2.0x
    Sensor Resolution 51.3 Megapixels 20.2 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 8272 x 6200 pixels 5184 x 3888 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 5.30 μm 3.34 μm
    Pixel Density 3.56 MP/cm2 8.96 MP/cm2
    Moiré control no AA filter Anti-Alias filter
    Movie Capability no Video 4K/30p Video
    ISO Setting 100 - 25,600 ISO 200 - 25,600 ISO
    ISO Boost no Enhancement 100 - 25,600 ISO
    DXO Sensor Quality (score) .. 75
    DXO Color Depth (bits) .. 23.5
    DXO Dynamic Range (EV) .. 12.6
    DXO Low Light (ISO) .. 806
    Screen Specs Hasselblad X1D II Panasonic GX8
    Viewfinder Type Electronic viewfinder Electronic viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 100% 100%
    Viewfinder Magnification 0.87x 0.77x
    Viewfinder Resolution 3690k dots 2360k dots
    LCD Framing Live View Live View
    Rear LCD Size 3.6inch 3.0inch
    LCD Resolution 2360k dots 1040k dots
    LCD Attachment Fixed screen Swivel screen
    Touch Input Touchscreen Touchscreen
    Shooting Specs Hasselblad X1D II Panasonic GX8
    Focus System Contrast-detect AF Contrast-detect AF
    Manual Focusing AidFocus PeakingFocus Peaking
    Max Shutter Speed (mechanical) 1/2000s 1/8000s
    Continuous Shooting 2.7 shutter flaps/s 10 shutter flaps/s
    Electronic Shutterup to 1/10000sup to 1/16000s
    Time-Lapse PhotographyIntervalometer built-inIntervalometer built-in
    Image Stabilizationno shake reductionIn-body stabilization
    Fill Flash no On-Board Flash no On-Board Flash
    Storage Medium SDXC cards SDXC cards
    Second Storage Option Dual card slots Single card slot
    UHS card support UHS-II UHS-I
    Connectivity Specs Hasselblad X1D II Panasonic GX8
    External Flash Hotshoe Hotshoe
    Studio Flash PC Sync socket no PC Sync
    USB Connector USB 3.0 USB 2.0
    HDMI Port no HDMI micro HDMI
    Microphone Port External MIC port External MIC port
    Headphone Socket Headphone port no Headphone port
    Wifi Support Wifi built-in Wifi built-in
    Near-Field Communication no NFC NFC built-in
    Geotagging GPS built-in no internal GPS
    Body Specs Hasselblad X1D II Panasonic GX8
    Environmental SealingWeathersealed bodyWeathersealed body
    Battery Type H-3054752 DMW-BLC12
    In-Camera Charging USB charging no USB charging
    Body Dimensions 148 x 97 x 70 mm
    (5.8 x 3.8 x 2.8 in)
    133 x 78 x 63 mm
    (5.2 x 3.1 x 2.5 in)
    Camera Weight 766 g (27.0 oz) 487 g (17.2 oz)

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