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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. People are impressed by the screen and image quality. The design and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are negative 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

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

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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

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Great camera.


This was a good purchase looks vintage but has modern features, perfect for selfies.

Nov, 2018

Consumer review (

Great little camera easy to use


I bought this camera as I wanted something smaller than my dslr This Little camera has interchangeable lenses so is almost as capable as a dslr. Packs a lot of features and takes great quality pictures

Oct, 2018

Consumer review (

Great little compact camera


I brought this for my daughter for school photography Lessons, Great little compact camera with interchangeable lenses

Aug, 2018

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cant connect to streaming video on pc


cant streaming without caputre video card...



Aug, 2018

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Amazing little camera, highly reccomended


I am an SLR user and have two really good cameras and lenses. An upcoming vacation to Hong Kong and Indonesia demands great pictures but its not a photography trip. The thought of lugging around big cameras for three weeks through multiple airports...

Always with you ; easy to use ; Fast Shutter Speed ; Good Battery Life ; Good Sized Screen ; Great Resolution ; Nice Features and Settings ; Small and portable

May, 2018

Product Specifications


Audio formats supported:AAC
Built-in Microphone:Y / Yes


Battery Capacity:680
Battery life (CIPA standard):210
Battery performance:680
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 / Yes
Camera file system:DCF,Exif 2.3,RAW
Camera playback:Movie, Single image, Slide show, Thumbnails
Contrast adjustment:Y / Yes
Direct printing:Y / Yes
Histogram:Y / Yes
Image editing:Crop, Resizing, Rotating
Live view:Y / Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, JPN
Photo effects:Black&White, Neutral, Sepia, Vivid
Playback Modes:Slideshow, Zoom
Playback zoom:16
Playback zoom (max):16
Saturation adjustment:Y / Yes
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


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


Display aspect ratio:3:2
Display Diagonal:3
Display Diagonal (metric):2.95
Display resolution (numeric):1040000
Field of view:100
Flip-out screen:N
Touch screen: Yes
Vari-angle LCD display:N / No


Flash exposure compensation:Y / Yes
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 / Yes
Auto Focus (AF) lock:Y / Yes
Auto Focus (AF) points:49
Closest Focusing Distance:7.87
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Lens System

Digital Zoom:4
Filter size:1.46
Focal length range (f-f):0.472 - 1.26
Lens mount interface:Micro Four Thirds
Lens structure:8/7
Lens structure (elements/groups):8/7
Maximum aperture number:22
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):2.52
Minimum aperture number:3.5
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):0.945
Number of aspheric elements:3
Number of diaphragm blades:7

Light Exposure

Auto Exposure (AE) lock:Y / Yes
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


Bluetooth:N / No
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y / Yes
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
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 relative humidity range:10 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 40

Other Features

USB connectivity:Y / Yes

Packaging Content

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

Picture Quality

Camera Type:MILC
Image formats supported:JPG, MPO, RAW / JPG,MPO,RAW
Image sensor size (W x H):0.681 x 0.512
Image Stabilizer:Y / Yes
Image stabilizer location:Lens
Maximum image resolution:4592 x 3448
Sensor Type:Live MOS
Supported aspect ratios:1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Total megapixels:16.84

Ports & interfaces

HDMI:Y / Yes
HDMI connector type:Micro
Microphone in:Y / Yes
PictBridge:Y / Yes
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
Built-in speakers: Yes
Self-timer:Y / Yes
User guide:Y / Yes


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

Weight & Dimensions

Lens diameter:2.19
Lens length:0.945
Lens weight:2.47
Weight (including battery):9.49