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Panasonic Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 91 reviews of Panasonic Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9). The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the screen and image quality. The design and usability also get good feedback, but there are some negative reviews about the viewfinder.

portability, usability, design, image quality, screen


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Panasonic Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Ilse Jurriën (

Panasonic Lumix GX850 review


Panasonic Lumix DC-GX850 review : Early 2017, Panasonic released its newest and cheapest system camera. The Panasonic Lumix DC-GX850 (GX800 in Europe, GF9 in Japan) is a camera with interchangeable lens for novice photographers. Despite the friendly...

The GX850 is Panasonic's cheapest system camera. Nevertheless, the Lumix DC-GX850 feels everything but inexpensive, the camera has a beautiful compact and lightweight housing. The 3" touchscreen display that folds up to 4K selfie screen is a pleasure...

May, 2017

Expert review by : Mark Peters (

Panasonic Lumix GX850 mirrorless camera


Panasonic Lumix DC-GX850 digital compact camera : At 2017 CES, Panasonic unveiled a mirrorless digital camera featuring 4K Video & 4K Photo. The high performance compact camera for selfie-takers offers great image quality for those who want to capture...

The Panasonic DC-GX850 price in U.S. dollar is set at $549.99. Retail prices vary from country to country. Available in silver and black, the Lumix DC-GX850 boasts a sleek, stylish profile in a traditional camera design. This Panasonic camera will be...

Jan, 2017

Expert review by : Jeremy Gray William Brawley William Brawley (

Panasonic GX850 Review


One of Panasonic's longest-running Micro Four Thirds series -- spanning all the way back to 2009 -- the GF-family of compact, rangefinder-esque ILCs serves as the company's most consumer-level offering from their MFT lineup. Hitting their eighth...

Mar, 2018

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Panasonic Lumix DC-GX800 review

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Positioned at the entry-level end of Panasonic's line-up, the Panasonic Lumix DMC GX800 is a compact system camera that's affordable and lightweight. It's simple enough for beginners to use and has fantastic image stabilisation, but does it take decent...

Mar, 2017

Expert review by : Gordon Laing (

Panasonic Lumix GX800 / GX850 preview


The Panasonic Lumix GX800, or GX850 as it's known in North America, is an entry-level mirrorless camera with interchangeable lenses. Announced in January 2017, it replaces the GF7 and is aimed at anyone upgrading from a phone or compact camera for...

Jan, 2017

Expert review by : Benjamin Kirchheim (

Testbericht: Panasonic Lumix DC-GX800


Mit der Lumix DC-GX800 ersetzt Panasonic nicht nur die GF-Serie, sondern auch die GM-Serie, die zwar durch ihre besonders kompakten Abmessungen bei guter Ausstattung punktete, aber am Markt nicht erfolgreich genug war. Tatsächlich vereint die GX800 die...

Apr, 2017

Expert review by : Reinhard Merz (

Panasonic Lumix GX800 im Test: Mini mit Bajonett


Das besonders kompakte Einstiegsmodell Panasonic Lumix GX800 erweitert die GX-Reihe. Wir haben die Spiegellose im Test-Labor auf den Prüfstand gestellt.

Gute Bildqualität ; Schneller Autofokus ; Kompaktes Gehäuse ; WLAN ; 4K-Video

Kein Blitzschuh ; Kein Sucher

ColorFoto Testurteil: 40,5 Punkte (11,5 Punkte unter Durchschnitt)

Mar, 2017

Expert review by : Moritz Wanke (

Test: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX800 (DSLM)


Die Panasonic Lumix GX800 punktet im Test mit starker Bildqualität und modernem Video-Modus. Die Bedienung erweist sich allerdings der Zielgruppe angepasst etwas umständlich.

Fazit: Die Panasonic Lumix GX800 punktet im Test mit starker Bildqualität im handlichen Format. Zwar erweist es sich als etwas gewöhnungsbedürftig, nahezu jede Option per Touchscreen ändern zu müssen. Dafür bietet die Micro-Four-Thirds-DSLM einen...

Jan, 2017

Expert review by : Lasse Svendsen (

Panasonic Lumix GX800


Panasonics minste systemkamera er en ulv i fåreklær.

May, 2017

Expert review by : Ilse Jurriën ( (NL))

Panasonic GX800 review


Panasonic Lumix GX800 test : Begin dit jaar kondigde Panasonic de Lumix DC-GX800 aan. Een compacte digitale systeem camera voor de beginnende fotograaf en vlogger. De Panasonic DC GX800 is voorzien van een 16 megapixel Live MOS sensor met Low Light...

De Panasonic GX800 is sinds begin dit jaar verkrijgbaar, in combinatie met de G Vario kitlens is de adviesprijs vastgesteld op €549,00.

May, 2017

Product Specifications


Audio formats supported:AAC
Built-In Microphone:Y


Battery Capacity:680
Battery life (CIPA standard):210
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery voltage:7.2
Power source type:Battery
Video recording time:60


Anti-dust function:Y
Brightness adjustment:Y
Camera file system:DCF,Exif 2.3,RAW
Camera playback:movie, single image, slide show, thumbnails
Contrast adjustment:Y
Direct printing:Y
Image editing:Crop, Resizing, Rotating
Live view:Y
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, JPN
Photo effects:black&white, Neutral, Sepia, Vivid
Playback modes:Slideshow, Zoom
Playback zoom (max):16
Saturation adjustment:Y
Scene modes:Backlight, Children, Night portrait, Panorama, Portrait, Sports
Self-timer delay:2,10
Shooting modes:Aperture priority, Auto, Manual, Movie, Shutter priority
White Balance:Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Incandescent, Shade


Colour of product:Beige, Silver / Black / Black, Silver / Orange, Silver


Display aspect ratio:3:2
Display diagonal:7.62
Display diagonal (metric):7.5
Display resolution (numeric):1040000
Field of view:100
Flip-out screen:N
Vari-angle LCD display:N


Flash exposure compensation:Y
Flash exposure correction:±2EV (1/3 EV step)
Flash Modes:Auto, Forced off, Forced on, Slow synchronization
Flash sync-speed:1/50


Auto Focus (AF) assist beam:Y
Auto Focus (AF) lock:Y
Auto Focus (AF) points:49
Closest focusing distance:0.2
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Lens System

Digital Zoom:4
Filter Size:3.7
Focal length range (f-f):12 - 32
Lens mount interface:Micro Four Thirds
Lens structure (elements/groups):8/7
Maximum aperture number:22
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):6.4
Minimum aperture number:3.5
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):2.4
Number of aspheric elements:3
Number of diaphragm blades:7

Light exposure

Auto Exposure (AE) lock:Y
ISO sensitivity:100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600, Auto
ISO sensitivity (max):25600
ISO sensitivity (min):100
Light exposure control:Program AE
Light exposure correction:± 5EV (1/3EV step)
Light exposure modes:Aperture priority AE, Auto, Manual, Shutter priority AE
Light metering:Centre-weighted, Evaluative (Multi-pattern), Spot


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC / MicroSD (TransFlash),MicroSDHC,MicroSDXC
Memory slots:1


Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40

Other features

USB Connectivity:Y

Packaging Content

Batteries included:Y
Battery charger included:Y
Cables included:AC, USB
Hand strap:Y
Quick start guide:Y

Picture Quality

Camera Type:MILC
Image formats supported:JPG, MPO, RAW / JPG,MPO,RAW
Image sensor size (W x H):17.3 x 13
Image stabilizer:Y
Image stabilizer location:Lens
Maximum image resolution:4592 x 3448
Sensor Type:Live MOS
Still image resolution(s):4592x3448, 3232x2424, 2272x1704, 1824x1368, 4592x3064, 3232x2160, 2272x1520, 1824x1216, 4592x2584, 3840x2160, 1920x1080, 1824x1024, 3424x3424, 2416x2416, 1712x1712, 1712x1712
Supported aspect ratios:1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Total MegaPixels:16.84

Ports & interfaces

HDMI connector type:Micro
Microphone in:Y
USB connector:Micro-USB B
USB version:2.0


Camera shutter type:Electronic
Fastest camera shutter speed:1/16000
Slowest camera shutter speed:60

Technical Details

Built-in speaker(s):Y
User guide:Y


HD type:4K Ultra HD
Maximum Video Resolution:3840 x 2160
Video formats supported:AVCHD, MP4 / AVCHD,MP4
Video recording:Y
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720,1920 x 1080,3840 x 2160

Weight & Dimensions

Height :64.6
Lens diameter:5.55
Lens length:2.4
Lens weight:70
Weight (including battery):269