Do you want to know what's better Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 (Lumix DMC-GX80 / Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II) or Canon EOS 6D Mark II? SpecsPRO has compared Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 (Lumix DMC-GX80 / Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II) vs Canon EOS 6D Mark II: weight, battery, sensor, resolution, ISO, dynamic range and other important specifications.

Canon EOS 6D Mark II vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 (Lumix DMC-GX80 / Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II)

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  • Model

  • Price

  • Advantages

  • launch

  • Announced

  • Body type

  • Camera subcategory

  • Sensor

  • Effective pixels

  • Max resolution

  • Sensor size

  • Sensor type

  • Processor

  • Image ratio w:h

  • Sensor photo detectors

  • Other resolutions

  • Image

  • ISO

  • Boosted ISO (minimum)

  • Boosted ISO (maximum)

  • White balance presets

  • Custom white balance

  • Image stabilization

  • Uncompressed format

  • JPEG quality levels

  • Image stabilization notes

  • Photography features

  • Minimum shutter speed

  • Maximum shutter speed

  • Aperture priority

  • Shutter priority

  • Manual exposure mode

  • Subject / scene modes

  • Built-in flash

  • External flash

  • Continuous drive

  • Self-timer

  • Metering modes

  • Exposure compensation

  • AE Bracketing

  • Maximum shutter speed (electronic)

  • Flash range

  • Flash modes

  • WB Bracketing

  • Screen / viewfinder

  • Articulated LCD

  • Screen size

  • Screen dots

  • Touch screen

  • Screen type

  • Live view

  • Viewfinder type

  • Viewfinder coverage

  • Viewfinder magnification

  • Viewfinder resolution

  • Videography features

  • File Format

  • Microphone

  • Speaker

  • Resolutions

  • Videography notes

  • Optics & Focus

  • Autofocus

  • Manual focus

  • Number of focus points

  • Lens mount

  • Focal length multiplier

  • Digital zoom

  • Physical

  • Weight (inc. batteries)

  • Dimensions

  • Environmentally sealed

  • Battery

  • Battery details

  • Battery Life (CIPA)

  • Storage

  • Storage types

  • Connectivity

  • USB

  • HDMI

  • Microphone port

  • Headphone port

  • Wireless

  • Wireless notes

  • Remote control

  • Other features

  • Orientation sensor

  • Timelapse recording

  • GPS

  • Samples

  • Videos

  • Main

  • Model

    Canon EOS 6D Mark II

  • Price

  • Advantages

  • SENSOR Effective pixels: 26 megapixels

    SENSOR Max resolution: 6240 x 4160

    SENSOR Sensor size: Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm)

    SENSOR Sensor photo detectors: 27 megapixels

    IMAGE ISO: Auto, 100-40000 (expands to 50-102400)

    IMAGE Boosted ISO (minimum): 50

    IMAGE White balance presets: 6

    SCREEN / VIEWFINDER Viewfinder type: Optical (pentaprism)

    PHYSICAL Battery Life (CIPA): 1200

    OTHER FEATURES GPS: Built-in

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 (Lumix DMC-GX80 / Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II)
  • launch

  • Announced

    2017

  • Body type

  • Camera subcategory

    Mid-size SLR

  • Sensor

  • Effective pixels

    26 megapixels

  • Max resolution

    6240 x 4160

  • Sensor size

    Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm)

  • Sensor type

    CMOS

  • Processor

    DIGIC 7

  • Image ratio w:h

    1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9

  • Sensor photo detectors

    27 megapixels

  • Other resolutions

  • Image

  • ISO

    Auto, 100-40000 (expands to 50-102400)

  • Boosted ISO (minimum)

    50

  • Boosted ISO (maximum)

    102400

  • White balance presets

    6

  • Custom white balance

    Yes

  • Image stabilization

    No

  • Uncompressed format

    RAW

  • JPEG quality levels

    Fine, normal

  • Image stabilization notes

  • Photography features

  • Minimum shutter speed

    30 sec

  • Maximum shutter speed

    1/4000 sec

  • Aperture priority

    Yes

  • Shutter priority

    Yes

  • Manual exposure mode

    Yes

  • Subject / scene modes

    Yes

  • Built-in flash

    No

  • External flash

    Yes (via hot shoe)

  • Continuous drive

    6.5 fps

  • Self-timer

    Yes (2 or 10 secs)

  • Metering modes

    • Multi
    • Center-weighted
    • Spot
    • Partial

  • Exposure compensation

    ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)

  • AE Bracketing

    ±3 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)

  • Maximum shutter speed (electronic)

  • Flash range

  • Flash modes

  • WB Bracketing

  • Screen / viewfinder

  • Articulated LCD

    Fully articulated

  • Screen size

    3

  • Screen dots

    1,040,000

  • Touch screen

    Yes

  • Screen type

    TFT LCD

  • Live view

    Yes

  • Viewfinder type

    Optical (pentaprism)

  • Viewfinder coverage

    98%

  • Viewfinder magnification

    0.71×

  • Viewfinder resolution

  • Videography features

  • File Format

    MPEG-4, H.264

  • Microphone

    Stereo

  • Speaker

    Mono

  • Resolutions

  • Videography notes

  • Optics & Focus

  • Autofocus

    • Contrast Detect (sensor)
    • Phase Detect
    • Multi-area
    • Center
    • Selective single-point
    • Tracking
    • Single
    • Continuous
    • Touch
    • Face Detection
    • Live View

  • Manual focus

    Yes

  • Number of focus points

    45

  • Lens mount

    Canon EF

  • Focal length multiplier

    1×

  • Digital zoom

  • Physical

  • Weight (inc. batteries)

    765 g (1.69 lb / 26.98 oz)

  • Dimensions

    144 x 111 x 75 mm (5.67 x 4.37 x 2.95)

  • Environmentally sealed

    Yes

  • Battery

    Battery Pack

  • Battery details

    LP-E6N lithium-ion battery & charger

  • Battery Life (CIPA)

    1200

  • Storage

  • Storage types

    SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I compatible)

  • Connectivity

  • USB

    USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)

  • HDMI

    Yes (Mini-HDMI)

  • Microphone port

    Yes

  • Headphone port

    No

  • Wireless

    Built-In

  • Wireless notes

    802.11b/g/n + NFC + Bluetooth

  • Remote control

    Yes (wired, wireless or smartphone)

  • Other features

  • Orientation sensor

    Yes

  • Timelapse recording

    Yes

  • GPS

    Built-in

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  • launch

  • Announced

    Feb 2016

  • Body type

  • Camera subcategory

    Rangefinder-style mirrorless

  • Sensor

  • Effective pixels

    16 megapixels

  • Max resolution

    4592 x 3448

  • Sensor size

    Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)

  • Sensor type

    CMOS

  • Processor

    Venus Engine

  • Image ratio w:h

    1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9

  • Sensor photo detectors

    17 megapixels

  • Other resolutions

    4:3 (3232 x 2424, 2272 x 1704), 3:2 (4592 x 3064, 3232 x 2160, 1824 x 1216), 16:9 (4592 x 2584, 3840 x 2160, 1920 x 1080), 1:1 (3424 x 3424, 2416 x 2416, 1712 x 1712)

  • Image

  • ISO

    Auto, 200-25600 (expands down to 100)

  • Boosted ISO (minimum)

    100

  • Boosted ISO (maximum)

  • White balance presets

    5

  • Custom white balance

    Yes (4 slots)

  • Image stabilization

    Sensor-shift

  • Uncompressed format

    RAW

  • JPEG quality levels

    Fine, standard

  • Image stabilization notes

    Dual IS uses sensor and lens-shift (when available)

  • Photography features

  • Minimum shutter speed

    60 sec

  • Maximum shutter speed

    1/4000 sec

  • Aperture priority

    Yes

  • Shutter priority

    Yes

  • Manual exposure mode

    Yes

  • Subject / scene modes

    Yes

  • Built-in flash

    Yes

  • External flash

    Yes (via hot shoe)

  • Continuous drive

    8.0 fps

  • Self-timer

    Yes

  • Metering modes

    • Multi
    • Center-weighted
    • Spot

  • Exposure compensation

    ±5 (at 1/3 EV steps)

  • AE Bracketing

    ±3 (3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)

  • Maximum shutter speed (electronic)

    1/16000 sec

  • Flash range

    6.00 m (at ISO 200)

  • Flash modes

    Auto, auto w/redeye reduction, forced on, forced on w/redeye reduction, slow sync, slow sync w/redeye reduction, forced off

  • WB Bracketing

    Yes

  • Screen / viewfinder

  • Articulated LCD

    Tilting

  • Screen size

    3

  • Screen dots

    1,040,000

  • Touch screen

    Yes

  • Screen type

    TFT LCD

  • Live view

    Yes

  • Viewfinder type

    Electronic

  • Viewfinder coverage

    100%

  • Viewfinder magnification

    1.39×

  • Viewfinder resolution

    2,764,800

  • Videography features

  • File Format

    MPEG-4, AVCHD

  • Microphone

    Stereo

  • Speaker

    Mono

  • Resolutions

    3840 x 2160 (30p, 24p), 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 30p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)

  • Videography notes

    100Mbps bit rate for 4K

  • Optics & Focus

  • Autofocus

    • Contrast Detect (sensor)
    • Multi-area
    • Center
    • Selective single-point
    • Tracking
    • Single
    • Continuous
    • Touch
    • Face Detection
    • Live View

  • Manual focus

    Yes

  • Number of focus points

    49

  • Lens mount

    Micro Four Thirds

  • Focal length multiplier

    2×

  • Digital zoom

    Yes (2x-4x)

  • Physical

  • Weight (inc. batteries)

    426 g (0.94 lb / 15.03 oz)

  • Dimensions

    122 x 71 x 44 mm (4.8 x 2.8 x 1.73)

  • Environmentally sealed

    No

  • Battery

    Battery Pack

  • Battery details

    Lithium-ion battery & charger

  • Battery Life (CIPA)

    290

  • Storage

  • Storage types

    SD/SDHC/SDXC card

  • Connectivity

  • USB

    USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)

  • HDMI

    Yes (micro-HDMI)

  • Microphone port

    No

  • Headphone port

    No

  • Wireless

    Built-In

  • Wireless notes

    802.11b/g/n with NFC

  • Remote control

    Yes (via smartphone)

  • Other features

  • Orientation sensor

    Yes

  • Timelapse recording

    Yes

  • GPS

    None

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  • Watch video reviews

  • Summary

    The Canon EOS 6D Mark II maximum resolution of 6240 x 4160 pixels (26 megapixels) is better in comparison with the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 (Lumix DMC-GX80 / Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II) maximum resolution of 4592 x 3448 pixels (16 megapixels). The Canon EOS 6D Mark II is produced with larger sensor compared to the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 (Lumix DMC-GX80 / Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II): Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm) versus Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm). This is the most important advantage of this camera because big sensor lets you to capture pictures of the more professional quality. The Canon EOS 6D Mark II has a wider ISO range of 100-40000 in compare with 200-25600 ISO range of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 (Lumix DMC-GX80 / Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II). This ISO range let you to capture better pictures in low light conditions. The Canon EOS 6D Mark II has more presets of white balance - 6. This specification gives you more control over colour. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 (Lumix DMC-GX80 / Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II) offers more number of focus points in compare with the Canon EOS 6D Mark II: 49 vs 45. More focus points means less risk of losing focus lock when tracking a moving object.

    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 (Lumix DMC-GX80 / Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II) provides better lowest (60 seconds) and maximum (1/4000 second) shutter speeds.

    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 (Lumix DMC-GX80 / Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II) has built-in flash. The Canon EOS 6D Mark II battery life is better than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 (Lumix DMC-GX80 / Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II) battery life. In accordance with CIPA standards the camera owner will be able to produce 1200 photos with the EOS 6D Mark II and only 290 with the Lumix DMC-GX85 (Lumix DMC-GX80 / Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II). The Lumix DMC-GX85 (Lumix DMC-GX80 / Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II) weighs 426g which is 339g less in comparison with the weight of the Canon EOS 6D Mark II. The Canon EOS 6D Mark II has built-in GPS. Recording GPS data can be useful for the travel photographer, to be able to check the picture metadata and find out exactly where a photo was shot.

    The EOS 6D Mark II has 10 advantages and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 (Lumix DMC-GX80 / Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II) only 5 so the EOS 6D Mark II will be the best buy. Check the list of the best offers on Amazon.