Pentax K-S1 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF8

Pentax K-S1
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF8

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-S1

Great viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder coverage
100%
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Slightly more lenses available
Lens availability
113 lenses
Built-in focus motor
Badge
Autofocuses with more lenses
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF8

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

competitors

Pentax K-S1 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
Fujifilm X-A3

Fujifilm X-A3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$489 with 16-50mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$595 body only

$672 - $715 with 18-55mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Battery life Shorter battery life

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF8 Competitors

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Panasonic Lumix DC-GF10 (GF90)

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
Fujifilm X-A3

Fujifilm X-A3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$489 with 16-50mm lens

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
True resolution Higher true resolution
Lens availability Significantly fewer lenses available
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Nikon Coolpix A1000

Travel zoom

$477

Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only

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Pentax K-S1
K-S1
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF8
Lumix DMC-GF8
Panasonic

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