Panasonic GX80/85 or Sony A6300?

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Stupot99 Regular Member • Posts: 392
Panasonic GX80/85 or Sony A6300?

I am looking to buy a new camera body and as I am not irrevokably wedded to m43 I am considered the GX80/85 and the Sony A6000 or A6300.
Factors that are most important to me: size, weight, still image quality, cost.
Unimportant: video.
The GX80 and the Sonys are similar size and weight, the Sonys cost a bit more.
Biggest plus for the GX80: IBIS - I would really like this for stabilisation with primes.
Biggest plus for the Sonys: sensor size and pixels.
Then I need to consider lenses. I really like the compact m43 lenses like the PL 15mm and 35-100mm f/4-5.6.
Sony lenses are a bit of an unknown for me, but neither the 16-50mm or 20mm f/2.8 get great reviews. The 28-70mm is too big and the 16-70mm is also too big as well as expensive. Sigma have some decent primes at 19mm and 30mm but there do not appear to be any compact zooms other than the Sony 16-50mm.

So, unless I have missed something (have I?), the GX80 seems to best fit my requirements. Thoughts?

 Stupot99's gear list:Stupot99's gear list
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 15mm F1.7 ASPH Panasonic 12-60mm F3.5-5.6 OIS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 Sony a6000 Sony a6300
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