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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Digital Camera

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MILC 16MP Live MOS Jan 2015
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49 Reasons For

Twenty-Six Industry Awards

This camera has received twenty-six awards from expert review sites.

This Panasonic camera received a "Recommended" from Trusted Reviews, Pcauthority.com.au, Altomdata.dk, Digitallife.se, Focus-numerique.fr, Hi-tech.mail.ru/ and Gagadget.com all of whom said that this camera was good.

The writers at PhotographyBlog.com, Camera Labs, Lydogbilde.no, Ljudochbild.se and Lydogbillede.dk all concluded that this camera was great and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

The writers at four more expert review sites all said that this Panasonic camera was fantastic and gave it their highest award. Ephotozine, Photoreview.com.au, Cnetfrance.fr and Reviewed.com all gave this Panasonic digital camera an "Editor's Choice" award.

This Panasonic digital camera received a "Gold" from both What Digital Camera and DP Review, both of which said that this digital camera was fantastic.

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Good Expert Reviews

This Panasonic digital camera has an average expert rating of 86% based on fourty-four expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review and Ephotozine. The expert review sites think this MILC camera is one of the better digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

Excellent Owner Reviews

Based on 27 owner reviews this camera has an average owner rating of 90%.

Good Quality Lens

Some Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 owners reckoned that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 had a good lens. Two years ago expert review site Photoreview.com.au wrote in their review of this digital camera “The camera with its compact kit lens makes a great combo for street photography”. Camerastuffreviewcom mentioned in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 review “Sharp, compact kit lens” . Camerastuffreviewcom also said “Good 1232 mm kit lens”.

A number of Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it had a good autofocus. Expert review site Photoreview.com.au said “Nearby is a focus mode lever, while the rear panel boasts a control dial, which surrounds a fairly conventional arrow pad”. Camerastuffreviewcom mentioned in November last year “Fast and accurate autofocus” in their review. Camerastuffreviewcom also mentioned “Speedy autofocus”.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 reviewer said in their reviews that it had a good zoom. Camerastuffreviewcom gave it a score of 71 out of 100 and wrote “Kit lens has short 2.6x zoom” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 review.

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Good Size

A number of customers mentioned that it was compact. Expert review site Ephotozine.com mentioned “It's designed to compete with other premium compact cameras, such as the Sony Cyber-shot RX100 II, with 1inch sensor, although benef”. Ephotozine.com also wrote “It has an ultra compact magnesium alloy body that weighs only 204g”. Ephotozine.com also mentioned “Is designed to compete with other premium compact cameras, such as the Sony Cyber-shot RX100 II, with 1inch sensor, etc, although benefits from a larger Micro Four Thirds sensor.”.

A number of people who bought it concluded that it was lightweight. Expert website Digitaltrends.com wrote in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 “Panasonic deserves a round of applause for designing a very compact and lightweight interchangeable lens camera” and rated it 75 out of 100. Amateurphotographer.co.uk said in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 “A mix of lightweight, compact design”. Camerastuffreviewcom wrote “Extremely compact, lightweight” in their review and rated it 4 stars.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 owner who bought it concluded that it was a squeeze to fit in. Expert review site Whatdigitalcamera.com wrote “The way such impressive features have been squeezed into such a small body goes to show what is possible” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 review and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

One person concluded that it was a good body shape. Three years ago expert website Techradar.com/au/ said “It's impressive that Panasonic has managed to compress its excellent technology into a body as remarkably small as this” and rated the product as excellent.

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Nice Design

Four Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 owners wrote that it was a good design. Last year Camerastuffreviewcom scored the product 71 out of 100 and wrote “Classy design”. Camerastuffreviewcom also wrote “Incredibly compact design”. Camerastuffreviewcom also said “Comfortable shooting design”.

A few customers who reviewed the product thought it was good looking. Three years ago expert website Digitalversus.com scored it 5 stars and said “The Panasonic Lumix GM1 is small, light, stylish, pleasant to use”. Amateurphotographer.co.uk said in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 review “The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is perfect for documenting everyday life as it can be carried with you everywhere With its stylish design and compact body”. Expert website Hardwarezone.com.sg mentioned “Brains; it's impossibly small and stylishly good-looking”.

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Good Product Quality

Thirteen customers considered that it was good quality. Trustedreviews.com mentioned on Trusted Reviews “The Panasonic GM1 is a truly impressive CSC that impressively designed and delivers good image quality while managing to still fit easily in to a trouser pocket” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1. Trustedreviews.com also said “It has few equals at present, making it an excellent if you value quality and portability in”. Cameralabs.com wrote in their review on expert website Camera Labs “Those who want a compact with better quality and features than a typical point-and-shoot”.

Good Quality Pictures

Sixteen Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 reviewers who purchased this digital camera concluded that it was able to produce good images. Expert website Digitaltrends.com mentioned two years ago “The camera is capable of taking good pictures.” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1. Expert review site Macworld.co.uk mentioned in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 also two years ago “The images thankfully speak for themselves” . Camerastuffreviewcom said in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 review “Takes fantastic pictures” and gave it a score of 4 stars.

Several Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 owners who purchased it concluded that it had a good image sensor. Three years ago expert website Photographybay.com said “The GM1 features a 16MP sensor with a Micro Four Thirds mount” in their review. Last year Camerastuffreviewcom wrote “Compact body with large sensor” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1. Dxomark.com mentioned “It has the same 16-Mpix-resolution sensor as the larger, rangefinder-style GX7”.

Some Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 owners who bought this digital camera thought it had a good picture resolution. Camerastuffreviewcom said “5fps continuous shooting”.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 reviewer who bought this digital camera wrote that it was good in low light. Last year Camerastuffreviewcom said in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 “Works well in low light” and rated it 71 out of 100.

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Easy to Use

A few customers said in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use. Camerastuffreviewcom wrote “Easy to use touch UI” and scored the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 4 stars. Camerastuffreviewcom also mentioned “Rear control wheel easy to press when turning”.

A number of customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to assemble. Techradar.com/au/ gave it a score of 5 stars and said in their review of this digital camera three years ago “Panasonic was first to launch a compact system camera all the way back in 2008, so it has a decently rich heritage on which to build its new releases”.

A few Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 reviewers who reviewed it agreed that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Digitalversus.com scored the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 5 stars and wrote on expert website Digital Versus “Ahhing about whether to splash out on the Panasonic GM1 mini micro-four-thirds interchangeable lens camera this Christmas could be swayed by Panasonic's free handgrip offer that” in their review.

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Robust

Several Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 owners who purchased the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 agreed that it was strong and durable. Camerastuffreviewcom mentioned in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 review “Compact and sturdy”. Camerastuffreviewcom also mentioned “Playing card dimensions means this is one compact that truly is, sturdy DSLRstrength build provides a premium feel, diminutiveness hasn't unduly affected handling”. Camerastuffreviewcom also wrote “Sturdy magnesium alloy frame”.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was reliable. Camerastuffreviewcom mentioned “Reliable transfer of image files over WiFi” in their review. One person wrote in their reviews that it was well made.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

A number of Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 owners who purchased it reckoned that it was mirrorless. Expert review site Digitaltrends.com said “The 16-megapixel DMC-GM1 ($750) mirrorless Compact System Camera (CSC) is unbelievably tiny, yet it still has an outsized number of features” and scored the product 4 stars. T3.com mentioned “Mirror-less Compact System Cameras - of which Panasonic launched the very first, back in September 2008 - were always supposed to be about good things coming in small packages” in their review of this digital camera. Dpreview.com said on expert review site DP Review “Entry-level mirrorless cameras provide a nice middle ground between fixed-lens point-and-shoots” in their review of this digital camera.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it had a good screen. One person wrote in their reviews that it had a good viewfinder.

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Acceptable Noise Level

A few Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 reviewers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was quiet. Photographyblog.com rated the product 5 stars and wrote on PhotographyBlog.com “A pop-up flash, silent”. Camerastuffreviewcom mentioned “Truly silent shutter mode” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1. Camerastuffreviewcom also mentioned “Silent shutter option with maximum speed of 116 000”.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 owner who reviewed the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 reckoned that it was noisy. Camerastuffreviewcom said in their review of this digital camera “Clean and clear shots, noise handled very well” .

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Good Technical Features

A number of Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 owners who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it had good features. Digitalversus.com scored the product 5 stars and said in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 review on Digital Versus “What's not to like? This interchangeable lens camera packs a good range of features and quality tech specs into a cute little camera that's perfectly portabl”. Expert review site Techradar.com/au/ wrote “When you consider that this camera is smaller than the Pentax Q range, which features a compact camera sized sensor, that feat seems e” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1.

Good Connectivity

A few customers who purchased it thought it was wifi compatible. Photographyblog.com wrote on PhotographyBlog.com “The DMC-GM1 features a Four Thirds-sized 16 megapixel Live MOS image sensor, 1036K-dot touchscreen LCD screen, built-in Wi-Fi connectivity” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 review and scored the product 5 stars. Camerastuffreviewcom wrote “Built-in Wifi with smartphone remote control” and scored the product 71 out of 100. Hardwarezone.com.ph wrote three years ago “Great Wifi NFC functionality” in their review.

Good Brand

We calculated the average reviews for all Panasonic cameras and also specifically for Panasonic MILC digital cameras and found that in both cases Panasonic had good reviews.

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Good Video Capture

Two Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 owners who reviewed the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 concluded that it was good for video recording. Camerastuffreviewcom said “Superior AVCHD videos” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1. Camerastuffreviewcom also mentioned “1080i not p video capture, no hotshoe, no viewfinder possible, accidental touchscreen presses not uncommon (can be turned off though), faux leather finish won't impress all”.

Reasonably Priced

Some Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good value for money. Expert website Tech.uk.msn.com wrote “Good camera, good price, goodbye and enjoy owning one”. Last year Camerastuffreviewcom mentioned “Small size, lightweight, decent build quality, fast autofocus, great images particularly when considered against highend compacts, fair price” in their review of this digital camera.

Good Flash

A few people wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good flash. Camerastuffreviewcom said last year “Builtin flash” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1.

Good Exposure Control

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 owner who purchased this digital camera considered that it had good exposure controls. Expert review site Photoreview.com.au mentioned in their review of this digital camera two years ago “The cursor buttons on the arrow pad provide quick access to the exposure compensation, white balance, AF area selection” .

Good Support

One customer who reviewed this digital camera considered that it had good technical guidance. Camerastuffreviewcom mentioned “Full Manual control”.

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this camera is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on MILC digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

The Lumix DMC-GM1 supports WiFi connectivity, unlike most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years which do not support WiFi connectivity.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras which support WiFi connectivity currently available including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3[plb_1815297_price] which has better reviews.

It is worth also looking at other cameras which also support WiFi connectivity including the Samsung NX300[plb_2096674_price].

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other MILC digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GM1, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has a built-in flash.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3[plb_1815297_price].

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

Like most of the other MILC digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-GM1, the Lumix DMC-GM1 supports Full HD video.

Other digital cameras which support Full HD video currently available which you might want to consider include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3[plb_1815297_price] which has better reviews.

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available including because of it's better review score, the Lumix DMC-GH3[pl_1815297_price], or the Lumix DMC-GH3[pl_1815297_price] both from Panasonic or the Olympus Pen E-PL5[plb_1840381_price].

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a Live MOS sensor type, which is typical of many digital cameras of this age and type.

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Supports Three Image Formats

The number of supported image formats on the Lumix DMC-GM1 is more than most MILC digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by cameras of this age and type. The image formats "MPO" and "RAW" are also supported by this Panasonic camera.

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Stereo Audio System

This digital camera has a Stereo audio system, which is typical of many cameras of a similar type and age to it.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector

The Lumix DMC-GM1 has a greater number of HDMI connector types than most cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This Panasonic camera has a Micro HDMI connector, which is the most frequently found HDMI connector found on cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This digital camera has an Electronic camera shutter, which is the most commonly found camera shutter on digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it.

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Quite Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

Across all the similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-GM1 the maximum camera shutter speeds range from 15s to 240s, and the average maximum camera shutter speed is 43s. At 60 seconds, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has a quite long maximum camera shutter speed compared to most of the other MILC digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-GM1.

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Fairly High Maximum ISO Speed

The average maximum ISO speed of cameras of this spec and age is 23,000. At 25,600, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has a fairly high maximum ISO speed compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the Lumix DMC-GM1.

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture

The maximum apertures of MILC digital cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-GM1 range from 1 to 36. At 22, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has a quite small maximum aperture compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GM1.

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Has Six White Balance Modes

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has a greater number of white balance modes than most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This Panasonic camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on cameras of a similar type and age to the Lumix DMC-GM1. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this camera.

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± 5EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

The Lumix DMC-GM1 has a ± 5EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction which is wider than most digital cameras of this age and type. Most MILC digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it have a ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction. Across all cameras of a similar age and type to the Lumix DMC-GM1 the light exposure correction ranges from ± 2EV (1/3EV step) to ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step).

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Quite High Display Resolution

The Lumix DMC-GM1 has a fairly high display resolution (1,036,000 pixel) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the Lumix DMC-GM1. The display resolutions of MILC digital cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 33 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 740,000 pixels.

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4592 X 2584 Still Image Resolution

The Lumix DMC-GM1 has a 4592 x 2584 still image resolution which is higher than the 1920 x 1080 still image resolution found on most MILC digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. In addition, this digital camera have still image resolutions of 4592 x 3448, 3232 x 2424, 2272 x 1704, 1824 x 1368, 4592 x 3064, 3232 x 2160, 2272 x 1520, 1824 x 1216, 3232 x 1824, 1824 x 1024, 3424 x 3424 and 2416 x 2416 and 1712 x 1712. The worst still image resolution of all cameras that came out more than two years ago is 1024 x 768 and the best is 12416 x 1856.

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Supports Nine ISO Speeds

The Lumix DMC-GM1 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This Panasonic digital camera supports a 200 ISO speed, which is the most frequently supported ISO speed supported by similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-GM1. The ISO speeds "125", "400", "800", "1600", "3200", "6400", "12800" and "25600" are also supported by this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 640 x 480|1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

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Supports Three Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Lumix DMC-GM1 is more than most digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. This Panasonic digital camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Lumix DMC-GM1. The camera file systems "DCF" and "RAW" are also supported by this Panasonic camera.

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Features Six Auto Focus

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Lumix DMC-GM1 is more than most digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. This camera features a Continuous Auto Focus auto focus, which is the most frequently featured auto focus featured on MILC digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GM1. The auto focus "Contrast Detection Auto Focus", "Face detection", "Flexible Spot Auto Focus", "Single Auto Focus" and "Tracking Auto Focus" are also featured on this Panasonic camera.

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Very Thin

The thinnest comparable spec camera that is a similar age to the Lumix DMC-GM1 is 22mm deep, the thickest is 95mm, and the average depth is 44mm. With a depth of only 30.4 millimeters, the Lumix DMC-GM1 is one of the thinner MILC digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GM1 amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Supports One Power Source

The number of power sources supported by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is more than most comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This camera supports a Battery power source, which is the most commonly supported power source supported by similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-GM1.

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Auto Focus

This digital camera has an Auto/Manual focus, which is the most frequently found focus on cameras of this age and type.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length

At only 24 millimeters, the Lumix DMC-GM1 has a quite short minimum focal length compared to most of the other MILC digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-GM1. The minimum focal lengths of MILC digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GM1 range from 10mm to 42mm.

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Very Short Flash Sync-Speed

With a flash sync-speed of only 0.02 seconds, the Lumix DMC-GM1 has one of the shorter flash sync-speeds amongst MILC digital cameras of this age. The shortest flash sync-speed of MILC digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-GM1 is 0.0031s, the longest is 4s, and the average flash sync-speed is 0.89s.

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Narrow

With a width of only 98.5 millimeters, the Lumix DMC-GM1 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other cameras that have been available for more than two years. Cameras of a comparable age and type to the Lumix DMC-GM1 have widths of between 98mm and 170mm, and the average width is 120mm.

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Short

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is one of the shorter similar spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GM1 (only 54.9 millimeters) amongst MILC digital cameras of this age. Similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-GM1 have heights of between 36mm and 110mm.

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Light

Cameras of a similar type and age to the Lumix DMC-GM1 have weights of between 70g and 680g. With a weight of only 70 grams, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1's weight is one of the lightest amongst MILC digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

Other digital cameras with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Nikon 1 AW1[plb_2020636_price] (313g).

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13 Reasons Against

Poor Battery Life

Five customers wrote in their reviews that the product did not have a good battery life. Expert website Photoreview.com.au wrote two years ago “Accessory port and limited battery capacity” in their review of this digital camera. Camerastuffreviewcom mentioned “Weak battery life” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1. Camerastuffreviewcom also mentioned “Soso battery life, feels expensive on launch, touch sensitive onscreen icons are small as are the hard keys on the backplate, lacks an eyelevel viewfinder (EVF”.

Does Not Support Video Recording

Like most of the other digital cameras of this age and type, the Lumix DMC-GM1 does not support video recording.

There are a number of alternative cameras which also support video recording which you might want to consider including the Sony Alpha A5100[plb_2417436_price].

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Not 3D Compatible

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the Lumix DMC-GM1 are also not 3D compatible.

If you want a digital camera that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3[plb_1815297_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Lumix DMC-GM1 does not have a GPS, although this is within the context that most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also do not have a GPS.

We think you might also be interested in alternative cameras which also have a GPS including the Samsung NX300[plb_2096674_price], or the Nikon 1 AW1[plb_2020636_price].

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Not Waterproof

The Lumix DMC-GM1 is not waterproof. Most of the other cameras of this type and age are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other MILC digital cameras that were released more than two years ago, the Lumix DMC-GM1 does not have an image stabiliser.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of only 4 times zoom factor, the Lumix DMC-GM1 has a fairly small digital zoom compared to most of the other MILC digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. Across all the digital cameras of this spec and age the digital zooms range from 1x to 14x, and the average digital zoom is 6x.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3[plb_1815297_price] which has better reviews.

If this digital camera digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Sony Alpha A5100[plb_2417436_price] (8x).

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Quite Short Maximum Focal Length

With a maximum focal length of only 64 millimeters, the Lumix DMC-GM1 has a quite short maximum focal length compared to most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-GM1. MILC digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-GM1 have maximum focal lengths of between 27mm and 300mm, and the average maximum focal length is 100mm.

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Only Features Five Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This Panasonic camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-GM1. The flash modes "Forced off", "Forced on", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Panasonic digital camera.

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Only Has Four Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is more than most MILC digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This Panasonic digital camera has a Vivid photo effect, which is the most commonly found photo effect found on digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the Lumix DMC-GM1. The photo effects "Black&White", "Neutral" and "Skin tones" are also found on this digital camera.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of MILC digital cameras that have been around for more than two years is 680mAh and the biggest is 4,400mAh. The Lumix DMC-GM1 has a fairly small battery capacity (only 680 milliamperes * hour) compared to most of the other MILC digital cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-GM1.

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Only 220 Shots Per Battery Charge

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is a digital camera that takes 220 shots shots per battery charge.

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Only 23 Auto Focus Points

Most cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GM1 have between 11 and 246 auto focus points, including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 which has 23 auto focus points.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this Panasonic digital camera was released.

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the Lumix DMC-GM1 has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

Alternative 3" screen digital cameras currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3[plb_1815297_price], or the Olympus Pen E-PL5[plb_1840381_price].

Cameras with a larger screen size that might be worth considering include the Samsung NX2000[plb_2085238_price] (3.7" and higher rated).

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Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 16 megapixels, the Lumix DMC-GM1 has a pretty typical megapixel count compared to most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GM1.

If you want a digital camera with a higher megapixel count then you might also want to look at the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4[plb_2173892_price] (16.05MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Full-Frame Sensor Size
Total Megapixel Count
Image Stabilizer
Aspect Ratio
Design
Colour
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Extra / Smart Zoom
Lens Structure
Lens Mount Interface
Aspheric Element
Diaphragm Blades
Filter Size
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Focus
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Sync-Speed
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Format
Voice Recording
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Display Aspect Ratio
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI Port
HDMI Connector
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Anti-Dust Function
Camera File System
Live View
Tripod Mount
Multi Burst Mode
Playback Mode
Scene Mode
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Lens Weight
Lens Length
Lens Diameter
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Battery Capacity
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Voltage
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Operating System/software
System Requirements
Windows Operating System
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
AC Adapter Included
Battery Included
Technical Details
Built-In Speaker
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Wireless LAN Type
Certificates
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Special Features

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Expert Reviews

(89)

The Panasonic Lumix GM1 is the latest Micro Four Thirds (MFT) system camera from that brand. This camera got a lot of enthusiastic responses in the press and not only because the GM1 looks... Read more…

Really small perfect for travelling
Easy to use
Good quality frame
Takes fantastic pictures
Works well in low light
Battery life
Uneven photo quality
May be too small for some
Weak battery life
Soso battery life
3 March 2015

The smallest CSC to date, and one of the best too...

Expert Reviews

4 January 2015

Going on holidays is always the perfect excuse to buy a new camera.Going to the camera store I found a bevy of new cameras. How to choose?I did little research on the net, looking primarily... Read more…

16 December 2014

Entry-level mirrorless cameras provide a nice middle ground between fixed-lens point-and-shoots and lower-end DSLRs...

18 July 2014

Panasonic deserves a round of applause for designing a very compact and lightweight interchangeable lens camera. Overall, the camera is capable of taking good pictures, but performance is a bit...

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User Reviews

(27)
Reviewed 20 February 2014 by Hakon Soreide
(Verified Purchase)

There is one overwhelmingly major reason for choosing the GM1 over other M43 cameras, and that is size. I have heard people bemoan the lack of an eye-level finder, small buttons, lack of grip,... Read more…

Reviewed 12 April 2014 by Bobster

I was looking to spend about £500 to buy a new camera which offered higher picture quality than I was getting from my Lumix LX7. As I use a camera mainly for amateur travel photography,... Read more…

Reviewed 25 August 2014 by Robbie Williams
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this little camera because I generally carry a Nikon SLR and lenses around and I'm getting old and tired. Sometimes you just need a camera that is small and light and no hassle. I've had... Read more…

Reviewed 14 January 2014 by Dubya Gee
(Verified Purchase)

Panasonic have been able to squeeze a top-of-the-line GX7 into an amazingly small space with this camera. I purchased it in mid-December, early in its life, and have not put it down since, as it... Read more…

Reviewed 26 April 2014 by Harry Read
(Verified Purchase)

I am a panasonic groupie, my last three cameras have been lumix but I found that they were a bit bulky when out for a walk or on the beach. I wanted something that was easy to fit in a pocket and... Read more…

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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00616348040143, 00617689589926, 00617689594579, 00617689594609, 00885170227606, 05025232763764, 05025232763894, 05025232763900, 05025232763917, 05025232763924, 05025232763931, 05025232763948, 05025232763955, 05025232763962, 05025232764440, 05025232767274, 05025232767755, 05025232767762, 05025232767779, 05025232774647, 05025232775224, 05025232782482, 05054230927175

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