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Advantages of the Canon 8000D

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Lens availability
Much more lenses available
220 lenses vs 108 lenses
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More than 2x more lenses available
Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
1,040k dots vs 460k dots
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Around 2.5x higher resolution screen
Autofocus
Faster autofocus
Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
Battery life
Longer battery life
440 shots vs 330 shots
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More than 30% more shots per battery charge
True resolution
Higher true resolution
24 MP vs 15.9 MP
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Capture more than 50% more detail in your photos
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
25,600 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The 8000D's maximum light sensitivity is 4 f-stops better
Viewfinder
Has an optical viewfinder
Pentamirror vs Digital
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Optical viewfinders save battery life and are more detailed
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$749.88 vs $1,195.00
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The best price we've seen is $445 cheaper (around 40% less)
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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-GH2

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Size
Smaller
124×90×76 mm vs 132×111×78 mm
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Around 30% smaller
Weight
Lighter
444 g vs 565 g
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More than 20% lighter
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths
              External mic jack Have external mic jacks Help
              Record higher quality audio with a microphone
              Lens availability Many lenses available Help
              8000D220 lenses
              DMC-GH2108 lenses
              Interchangeable lenses Interchangeable lenses Help
              Many lenses to choose from
              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              Touch screen Have touch screens Help
              Fewer buttons
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              External flash not needed
              External flash Each supports an external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
              8000DPentamirror
              DMC-GH2Digital
              Common Weaknesses
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
              8000D1080p @ 30fps
              DMC-GH21080p @ 24fps
              Weather sealed Neither is weather sealed Help
              Need to shelter it from weather
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              5 fps

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