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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 Digital Camera

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MILC 16MP Live MOS Jun 2014
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41 Reasons For

Twenty-Five Industry Awards

Experts in cameras rave about this MILC camera and have given it twenty-five awards.

This camera received a "Recommended" from Trusted Reviews, Digitallife.se, Smartson.se, Akam.no, Pocket Lint, Focus-numerique.fr, Hardwarezone.com.ph and Fotovideo.nu all of whom said that this MILC camera was good.

The reviewers at seven additional expert review sites all thought that this MILC camera was superb and gave it their highest award. Ephotozine, CNET.com.au, Macworld.co.uk, Photoreview.com.au, Cnetfrance.fr, Reviewed.com and Fotomaniak.pl all gave this digital camera an "Editor's Choice" award.

The editors of Ljudochbild.se and Lydogbillede.dk both strongly endorse this digital camera and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

Three additional expert review sites all thought that this MILC camera was good. This camera received a DP Review "Silver" award and it received a What Digital Camera "Gold" award. This digital camera also received "" award from Pcauthority.com.au who decided it was good.

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Good Expert Reviews

Fifty-six experts from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review and Ephotozine have rated this Panasonic camera on average 87 out of 100. This means that camera experts think this camera is one of the better cameras of this age and type.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

A few Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 reviewers concluded that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 had a good viewfinder. Expert website Photoreview.com.au said “The GX7 also offers an additional body that can be added to an Olympus system where, with its built-in viewfinder” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 review. Dp Review mentioned “Builtin electronic viewfinder that tilts to 90” in their review. Brisbanetimes.com.au wrote three years ago “Colour noise in highISO shots, some viewfinder activation lag, continuous autofocus still not quite there, accidental focus point adjustment via touchscreen, soso battery life, pinpoint AF requires do” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7.

Several Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 owners who bought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 considered that it had an electronic viewfinder. Firstpost.com scored the product 80 out of 100 and wrote “A high-res EVF which can tilt”. Brisbanetimes.com.au wrote three years ago “Builtin tiltable EVF”. Brisbanetimes.com.au also wrote “Classleading EVF”.

Several people mentioned in their reviews that the product was mirrorless. Cameralabs.com mentioned in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 review “Panasonic Lumix GX7 review-in-progress The Panasonic Lumix GX7 is a mirrorless camera based on the Micro Four Thirds standard”. Expert website Firstpost.com gave the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 a score of 80 out of 100 and said in their review two years ago “It can be safely said that the mirrorless interchangeable lens camera market is looking”.

Several customers said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good screen.

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Good Quality Lens

A number of Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 owners reckoned that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 had a good autofocus. Dp Review said on DP Review “Speedy autofocus” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7. Dp Review also mentioned “Quick autofocus and shottoshot speeds”. Dp Review also wrote “Autofocus works quickly in all conditions”.

Two customers who reviewed it concluded that it had a good image stabiliser. Neocamera.com mentioned “For the first time, one of their mirrorless camera offers built-in stabilization, opening photographic possibilities”.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 reviewer thought this digital camera had a good lens. Digitalversus.com mentioned “The Lumix GX7 can't fail to please, as Panasonic has ticked all the right boxes with this interchangeable lens compact”.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 reviewer concluded that the product had a good zoom.

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Good Quality Pictures

Some people who bought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 agreed that it was able to produce good images. Expert website Pcmag.com said “The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 is a mirrorless camera that delivers excellent images.”. Expert review site Trustedreviews.com wrote in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 review “Exemplary touchscreen LCD, that takes great photos, too”. Two years ago Dp Review said on DP Review “Photos have pleasing color and sharpness, with little detail smudging” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7.

Some people concluded that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 had a good picture resolution. Dp Review said in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 “5.3fps continuous shooting”. Dp Review also said “High resolution, tiltable electronic viewfinder”. Dp Review also mentioned “Slower than average continuous shooting speeds”.

A few people who reviewed it agreed that it had a good image sensor. Photographyblog.com wrote on PhotographyBlog.com three years ago “A FourThirds sized 16-megapixel Digital Live MOS sensor, built-in pop-up flash”. Toptenreviews.com mentioned in December last year “The camera has an ultra-fast sensor shift mechanism, advanced auto focus controls” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7. Expert review site Dxomark.com mentioned in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 review “Features a new, improved 16-Mpix sensor” .

One person mentioned in their reviews that it had a good ISO range. Two years ago Dp Review said on DP Review “Detailed high ISO images” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7. One person who reviewed the product mentioned that it was good in low light. Dp Review mentioned in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 review on DP Review “Low Light AF is noticeably slower”.

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Robust

Some people who purchased it agreed that it was well made. Three years ago expert review site Ephotozine.com wrote “A high resolution 3inch tilting touch screen, as well as built in sensor-shift image stabilisation”. Two years ago expert website Expertreviews.co.uk rated it 4 stars and wrote in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 “Optical stabilisation is built into the sensor, so it'll work with any lens”. Dp Review wrote in their review “Solid metal build, angle adjustable eye level viewfinder”.

One customer reckoned that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 was reliable. Brisbanetimes.com.au said three years ago “Reliable metering” in their review.

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Nice Design

A number of customers who reviewed it concluded that it was good looking. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Expert Reviews “Stylish, highly accomplished”. Reviewed.com said “OM-D cameras hearken back to the company's rich history of film cameras, while Panasonic has created a unique modern style for their cameras” and rated the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 5 stars. Expert website Techradar.com/au/ wrote three years ago “It has a pretty comprehensive feature set in a relatively small body, although it is a little chunkier than the Panasonic GX1 th”.

Some Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 reviewers wrote in their reviews that the product was a good design. Dp Review mentioned on DP Review two years ago “Nimble shooting feel and design”. Dp Review also said “Compact design”. Three years ago Brisbanetimes.com.au said in their review of this digital camera “Design compact”.

Some customers wrote that this digital camera was smooth. Dp Review mentioned in their review of this digital camera two years ago “Smooth video”. One customer reckoned that it was retro. Dp Review mentioned in their review of this digital camera on DP Review “Sharp retro design and solid build”.

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Good Size

A few people mentioned in their reviews that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 was compact. Pcmag.com said in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 review on expert review site PC Mag “It also manages to squeeze a tilting EVF into its svelte body”. Three years ago Photographyblog.com said in their review on PhotographyBlog.com “The Lumix DMC-GX7 is Panasonic's new compact system camera for keen prosumers”. Trustedreviews.com wrote in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 “An advanced compact system camera (CSC) aimed squarely at enthusiast photographers, not the mainstream like the recent Lumix G”.

Good Product Quality

A number of Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 reviewers agreed that it was good quality. Expert website Cnet.com.au mentioned “This is Panasonic's flagship ILC thus far, bringing excellent image quality and a very fleshed-out feature set to the range” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 review. Dp Review said in their review of this digital camera on DP Review “Great picture quality”. Dp Review also wrote “Very good video quality, recording Full HD at frame rates up to 60p”.

Good Technical Features

A number of Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 reviewers reckoned that it had good features. Ephotozine.com said on expert review site Ephotozine “Have a similar set of features, such as 9fps continuous shoot”. Ephotozine.com also mentioned “The Panasonic Lumix GX7 offers some unique new features, including an extremely high resolution tilting electronic viewfinder”. Three years ago Photographyblog.com said on expert review site PhotographyBlog.com “The Panasonic GX7 features the world's first built-in 90-degree tilt-able Live View Finder (LVF” in their review.

Easy to Use

A number of people who reviewed the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 concluded that it was easy to use. Dp Review wrote in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 on DP Review two years ago “Manual focus is particularly easy to use”. Pocket-Lint.com mentioned on expert website Pocket Lint “It's a pleasure to use and it produces some excellent shots” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 review. Brisbanetimes.com.au wrote in their review three years ago “Is a pleasure to use”.

Two Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was easy to handle. Dp Review said “Excellent design and handling” in their review of this digital camera. Expert review site Firstpost.com mentioned in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 “It has everything going for it – beautiful build, great handling” and scored this digital camera 4 stars.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 reviewer who bought it considered that it had a good interface. Expert review site Dpreview.com rated it 4 stars and wrote in their review of this digital camera three years ago “A highly customizable interface, plenty of useful features”.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 reviewer who purchased the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 considered that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Brisbanetimes.com.au mentioned three years ago “Comfy handgrip and quality finish”.

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Panasonic Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Panasonic MILC digital cameras have good ratings on average and across all cameras Panasonic is one of the better rated manufacturers.

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Good Video Capture

Several Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 owners who reviewed this digital camera said that it was good for video recording. Three years ago Neocamera.com scored the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 4 stars and wrote “It can record full 1080p HD video at 60 FPS” in their review of this digital camera. Expert review site Dpreview.com mentioned “The Panasonic GX7 is a full-featured mirrorless camera that offers very good photo and video quality” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Photoxels.com wrote “The latter is used to capture full 1080p HD video at 60 FPS” .

Acceptable Noise Level

Several Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 reviewers reckoned that it was quiet. Dp Review wrote in their review “Silent electronic shutter option” . Dp Review also wrote “Tilting rear LCD, very quiet operation, smooth zoom action”. Firstpost.com said in their review “The silent mode, although l” .

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 reviewer mentioned that it was noisy. Ephotozine.com said on expert review site Ephotozine “The Panasonic Lumix GX7 came with some bold claims, including better noise performance than the Olympus OM-D E-M5” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 review.

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Good Connectivity

Some customers who reviewed the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 concluded that it was wifi compatible. Telegraph.co.uk mentioned “Some have WiFi built in so you can send images to social networking sites, while compact system cameras offer the high-quality image capabilities of DSLRs” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Dxomark.com mentioned “Rear screen plus built-in WIFI connectivity”.

One customer wrote in their reviews that the product was good in terms of connectivity. Two years ago expert review site Firstpost.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “An overdose of features, wireless connectivity, great image quality”.

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Good Support

Three Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 owners said in their reviews that it had good technical guidance. Techradar.com/au/ wrote three years ago “Buying Guide Best compact system camera Panasonic's GX7 is nice” in their review and gave it a score of 5 stars. Brisbanetimes.com.au said “Builtin electronic viewfinder, decent build quality, superfast autofocus speed, decent image qualty, fully usercustomisable, responsive touchscreen controls, manual focus override with focus peaking w”.

Good Flash

Several Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 owners who bought the product reckoned that it had a good flash. Dp Review wrote on DP Review “Weak builtin flash” in their review.

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this digital camera is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it.

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3D Compatible

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 is 3D compatible, unlike most of the other MILC digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GX7 which are not 3D compatible.

We compared this camera to all the other 3D compatible digital cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung NX2000[plb_2085238_price], and the Olympus Pen E-PL5[plb_1840381_price] is also worth considering.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The Lumix DMC-GX7 supports video recording, unlike most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec which do not support video recording.

There are a number of alternative cameras which support video recording currently available that you might also want to look at including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4[plb_2173892_price], or the Olympus Pen E-PL5[plb_1840381_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

The Lumix DMC-GX7 supports WiFi connectivity, unlike most of the other MILC digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GX7 which do not support WiFi connectivity.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras which support WiFi connectivity currently available including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4[plb_2173892_price], or the Samsung NX2000[plb_2085238_price].

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the Lumix DMC-GX7 also have a built-in flash.

We compared all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4[plb_2173892_price], and the Olympus Pen E-PL5[plb_1840381_price] is also worth considering.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 supports Full HD video, as do most of the other MILC digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-GX7.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras which support Full HD video currently available including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4[plb_2173892_price], the Samsung NX2000[plb_2085238_price], or the Olympus Pen E-PL5[plb_1840381_price].

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar type and age to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We compared all the other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory to this camera and we think the Pen E-PL5[pl_1840381_price], and the Pen E-PL5[pl_1840381_price] both from Olympus or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4[plb_2173892_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a Live MOS sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it.

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Stereo Audio System

This digital camera has a Stereo audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on MILC digital cameras that are a similar age to it.

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Supports Three Image Formats

The number of supported image formats on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 is more than most cameras that were released more than two years ago. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by similar spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The image formats "MPO" and "RAW" are also supported by this digital camera.

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Very High JPEG Frame Rate

When compared to other similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-GX7, the JPEG frame rate of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 of 60 frames per second is one of the highest. The average JPEG frame rate of MILC digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 37fps.

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Fairly Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

The Lumix DMC-GX7 has one of the longest maximum camera shutter speeds (120 seconds) amongst MILC digital cameras of this age. The average maximum camera shutter speed of MILC digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GX7 is 43s.

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Quite High Maximum ISO Speed

The lowest maximum ISO speed of digital cameras of this age and spec is 2,500, the highest is 410,000, and the average maximum ISO speed is 23,000. At 25,600, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 has a quite high maximum ISO speed compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-GX7.

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Quite High Display Resolution

The average display resolution of comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GX7 is 740,000 pixels, and the display resolutions range from 33 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels. At 1,040,000 pixel, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 has a fairly high display resolution compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type.

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Has Six White Balance Modes

The Lumix DMC-GX7 has a greater number of white balance modes than most cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This digital camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Lumix DMC-GX7. 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 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 has a ± 5EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction which is wider than most MILC digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. Most MILC digital cameras that are a comparable age to it have a ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction. The best light exposure correction of all comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GX7 is ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) and the worst is ± 2EV (1/3EV step).

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Has Two Image Editing Modes

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 has a greater number of image editing modes than most comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This Panasonic camera has a Rotating image editing mode, which is the most frequently found image editing mode found on MILC digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-GX7. The image editing mode "Crop" is also found on this camera.

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4592 X 2584 Still Image Resolution

The Lumix DMC-GX7 has a 4592 x 2584 still image resolution which is higher than most MILC digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. Most MILC digital cameras that came out around the same time as it have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution. In addition, this digital camera have still image resolutions of 4592x3448, 3232x2424, 2272x1704, 1824x1368, 4592x3064, 3232x2160, 2272x1520, 1824x1216, 4592x2584, 3232x1824, 1920x1080, 1824x1024, 3424x3424 and 2416x2416 and 1712x1712. Across all MILC digital cameras that have been around for more than two years the still image resolution ranges from 1024 x 768 to 12416 x 1856.

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Supports Nine ISO Speeds

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 is more than most cameras that have been around for more than two years. This digital camera supports a 200 ISO speed, which is the most commonly supported ISO speed supported by MILC digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. 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 1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many MILC digital cameras that have been available 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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Features Four Auto Focus

The Lumix DMC-GX7 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. The most frequently featured auto focus is Continuous Auto Focus, but this auto focus is not featured on this camera. The auto focus Contrast Detection Auto Focus, Face detection, Single Auto Focus and Tracking Auto Focus are also featured on this Panasonic camera.

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Supports One Power Source

The number of power sources supported by the Lumix DMC-GX7 is more than most MILC digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. This camera supports a Battery power source, which is the most commonly supported power source supported by cameras of a comparable age and type to the Lumix DMC-GX7.

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Auto Focus

This camera has an Auto/Manual focus, which is typical of many cameras of this type and age.

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Quite Short Flash Sync-Speed

MILC digital cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-GX7 have flash sync-speeds of between 0.0031s and 4s, and the average flash sync-speed is 0.89s. At only 0.003125 seconds, the Lumix DMC-GX7 has a very short flash sync-speed compared to most of the other MILC digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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11 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

A number of Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 reviewers who reviewed it considered that it was not cheap. Expertreviews.co.uk said “The big news is an integrated tilting electronic viewfinder (EVF), which was only available as an expensive and slightly cumbersome add-on unit for the GX1” in their review but they still gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100. Dp Review wrote in their review on DP Review “Backplate button smaller than wed like, not an APS-C sensor, looks expensive unless directly compared with rivals offering similar features”. Brisbanetimes.com.au wrote “Expensive compared with rivals” in their review of this digital camera.

Does Not Have a GPS

The Lumix DMC-GX7 does not have a GPS, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the Lumix DMC-GX7 also do not have a GPS.

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Not Waterproof

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 is not waterproof, although it is worth noting that most of the other MILC digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-GX7 are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 does not have an image stabiliser. Most of the other MILC digital cameras that were released more than two years ago also do not have an image stabiliser.

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Only Features Five Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the Lumix DMC-GX7 is more than most MILC digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on MILC digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. 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 1.3 HDMI Version

This digital camera supports a 1.3c HDMI version, which is typical of many cameras that are a similar age to it.

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Only 23 Auto Focus Points

The Lumix DMC-GX7 is a 23 auto focus point camera. Most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-GX7 have between 11 and 246 auto focus points.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of cameras of this type and age is 680mAh and the biggest is 4,400mAh. The Lumix DMC-GX7 has a quite small battery capacity (only 1,025 milliampere * hour) compared to most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 320 Shots Per Battery Charge

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 is a digital camera that takes 320 shots shots per battery charge.

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Thick

The average depth of digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the Lumix DMC-GX7 is 44mm. At 54.6 millimeters, the Lumix DMC-GX7 is quite thick compared to most of the other MILC digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Long Minimum Focal Length

The average minimum focal length of MILC digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago is 26mm, and the minimum focal lengths range from 10mm to 42mm. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 has one of the longest minimum focal lengths (40 millimeters) amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 has a fairly standard screen size compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the Lumix DMC-GX7.

There are a number of other 3" screen digital cameras currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Olympus Pen E-PL5[plb_1840381_price].

If you would prefer a digital camera with a larger screen size then you might also want to consider the Samsung NX2000[plb_2085238_price] (3.7") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Megapixel Count

The Lumix DMC-GX7 has a fairly typical megapixel count (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-GX7.

Cameras with a higher megapixel count that might also be worth looking at include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4[plb_2173892_price] (16.05MP and higher rated), or the Samsung NX2000[plb_2085238_price] (20.3MP and higher rated).

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 has a relatively standard digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type.

Other 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4[plb_2173892_price].

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Average Weight

With a weight of 360 grams, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Lumix DMC-GX7.

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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
Minimum Focal Length
Lens Structure
Diaphragm Blades
Filter Size
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
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
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
Lens Magnification Ratio
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI Port
HDMI Connector
USB Version
Camera
White Balance Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Camera File System
Live View
Multi Burst Mode
Playback Mode
Scene Mode
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Lens Weight
Lens Length
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Expert Reviews

(102)
19 August 2015

What could be better than one Lumix camera to test? A second one ? to make comparisons, and having the DMC-G7 and DMC-GX8 go head to head revealed something interesting, though not entirely... Read more…

11 June 2015

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 Digital Camera offers real-time video recordings and true-to-life images. The camera has an ultra-fast sensor shift mechanism, advanced auto focus controls and an HDMI... Read more…

27 November 2014

One of the most significant developments in digital photography has been the introduction of mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras...

Speedy autofocus
5.3fps continuous shooting
Detailed high ISO images
In-body image stabilization
Tilting EVF and touch-screen
Pricey
JPG images on the noisy side
No mic input
Not the smallest system camera
Weak builtin flash
26 November 2014

Stylish, highly accomplished and brimming with features, the DMC-GX7 is a stunning CSC...

8 July 2014

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 is a mirrorless camera that delivers excellent images, but it doesn't quite earn Editors' Choice honors...

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User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 29 July 2014 by PicturePerfect

Excellent camera which produces high quality pictures due to the ability to attach better quality lens than that on a "super zoom " camera. A plenitude of adjusts of the controls if you so wish... Read more…

Reviewed 24 July 2015 by Sean1001

This is such a nice camera to use and easy to use, plus some great customisable options. Only problem for me was I never managed to get a jpeg look I liked, there are plenty of adjustments... Read more…

Reviewed 15 December 2013 by JC H.
(Verified Purchase)

I am *not* a photographer. I am a guy who takes pictures. I could not tell you what makes one great over another, so this is all layman perspective. That said, this is the first camera I've had... Read more…

Has lots of buttons
Sends pics via wifi to your computer if you like
Fast
Takes good photos
Completely silent (with proper setting enabled
Has too many buttons
Wifi setup obnoxious
Manual is a 150-page booklet for starters followed by a 600 page PDF. Really A grand I spend and you can't print the ruddy thing out for me
Poor battery life. 350 shots on a 1Ah battery makes me sad

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Manufacturer Part Numbers hfs14140, hfs14140k, panasonic dmcgx7, panasonic dmcgx7c, panasonic dmcgx7k, panasonic dmcgx7kk, panasonic dmcgx7ks, panasonic 5025232754700
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