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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G70 Digital Camera

MILC 16.4MP Live MOS 2x May 2015
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Digital Zoom Release Date
One industry award
Supports video recording
Does not have a GPS (satellite)
7 Reviews + 1 Award
dkamera.de Recommended

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Reviews

One Industry Award

The expert at review websites Dkamera.de recommend this digital camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including Chip.de, computerbild.de and dkamera.de the average expert rating of this medium megapixel digital camera is 87 out of 100. The camera expert review sites think this camera is one of the better cameras of a similar age and spec.

Good Brand

We checked 9,075 expert and user reviews (including 790 verified purchases) for Panasonic digital cameras and found that on average Panasonic has good reviews. We also found that Panasonic has good reviews specifically for its medium megapixel cameras. 96% of those that bought a Panasonic digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was May 2015 when Panasonic released the Lumix DMC-G70.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Lumix DMC-G70 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras of this type and age also support Wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras which support Wi-Fi currently available including because of their better review scores, the Coolpix P610, or the Coolpix S9900 both from Nikon.

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Video

Supports Video Recording

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G70 supports video recording. Most of the other cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this camera also support video recording.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Lumix DMC-G70 supports Full HD video. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera also support Full HD video.

We compared all the other digital cameras which support Full HD video to this camera and we think because of their better review scores, the Fujitsu X-T10, and the Fujifilm X-Pro1 are also worth considering.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G70 supports a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over nine times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this Panasonic camera). In addition, this camera support a video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels and 1920 x 1080 pixels. A video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels is equivalent to 4K Ultra HD video. This has four times the detail of Full HD video.

A 3840 x 2160 pixels video resolutions is in fact the best supported video resolution across all medium megapixel cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera.

The worst supported video resolution amongst similar types of digital camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Lumix DMC-G70 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the video resolution of the most common maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

A 3840 x 2160 pixels maximum video resolution is actually the best video resolution across all medium megapixel cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera.

A 1280 x 720 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution across comparable types of camera.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

With a weight of 360 grams, the Lumix DMC-G70 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other medium megapixel cameras that were released more than a year ago.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 360g cameras and we think the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 (£449.99) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Camera

Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Lumix DMC-G70 does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We think you might also be interested in alternative digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) including the Coolpix P610, the Coolpix S9900, or the Coolpix P900 (£414) all from Nikon.

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Supports Live View

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G70 supports live view, as do most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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Has a Dioptre Correction

The Lumix DMC-G70 has a dioptre correction. Most of the other cameras of this age and type also have a dioptre correction.

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Features Histogram

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G70 features histogram, as do most of the other digital cameras that were released more than a year ago.

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Lumix DMC-G70 has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 3" screen digital cameras currently available including the Pentax K-50 (£283), or the Samsung MV800 which both of have better reviews.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Lumix DMC-G70 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. Most of the other digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera do not have a touchscreen.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Lumix DMC-G70 has a vari-angle LCD display. Most of the other medium megapixel cameras that are a similar age to this camera also have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

Across all the digital cameras that have been available for more than a year the display resolutions (numeric) range from 230,000 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels. With a display resolution (numeric) of 1,040,000 pixel, the Lumix DMC-G70 has a fairly high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other medium megapixel cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera.

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Lens System

Very Small Digital Zoom

Across all the digital cameras of a similar age and spec to this digital camera the digital zooms range from 2x to 5x. At only 2 times zoom factor, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G70 has a quite small digital zoom compared to most of the other medium megapixel cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera.

Cameras with a bigger digital zoom that might be worth looking at include the Samsung MV800 (5x) which also has a higher rating.

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture Number

With a maximum aperture number of 22, the Lumix DMC-G70 has a quite small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type. Medium megapixel cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera have maximum aperture numbers of between 3 and 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 11.

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Very Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera is 24mm, and the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 4.2mm to 28mm. With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 28 millimeters, the Lumix DMC-G70 has one of the longer minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) amongst medium megapixel cameras of this age.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Lumix DMC-G70 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

We compared all the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer to this digital camera and we think the Nikon Coolpix S9900, and the Fujifilm X-A2 which both of have better reviews are also worth considering.

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Only 4592 X 3448 Pixels Image Resolution

The Lumix DMC-G70 has a 4592 x 3448 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most medium megapixel cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. Most digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to it have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution.

A 4592 x 3448 pixels maximum image resolution is actually the worst image resolution amongst all cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera.

A 4896 x 3264 pixels maximum image resolution is the best image resolution across comparable types of digital camera.

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16.4 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 16.4 megapixels digital camera.

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Other Features

Has a USB Connectivity

The Lumix DMC-G70 has a USB connectivity, as do most of the other medium megapixel cameras that were launched more than a year ago.

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Technical Details

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G70 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other medium megapixel cameras that were released more than a year ago also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Self-Timer

The Lumix DMC-G70 has a self-timer. Most of the other medium megapixel cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera also have a self-timer.

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Flash

Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Lumix DMC-G70 has a flash exposure compensation. Most of the other digital cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera also have a flash exposure compensation.

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Packaging Content

Has a Battery Charger Included

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G70 has a battery charger included, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G70 has a batteries included. Most of the other medium megapixel cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera also have a batteries included.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Lumix DMC-G70 has a hand strap, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Microphone in

The Lumix DMC-G70 has a microphone in, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera.

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Supports PictBridge

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G70 supports PictBridge, as do most of the other medium megapixel cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

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Has an HDMI

The Lumix DMC-G70 has an HDMI, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G70 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Viewfinder

Fairly High Magnification

At 1.4 times zoom factor, the Lumix DMC-G70 has a quite high magnification compared to most of the other medium megapixel cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera. The lowest magnification of digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera is 0.25x and the highest is 4x.

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Battery

360 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Lumix DMC-G70 is a camera that takes 360 shots battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera take between 190 and 749 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Light Exposure

Supports Ten ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Lumix DMC-G70 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivities 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600 and Auto are also supported by this digital camera.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dmcg70kegs, hfs1442ae, hfs14140e
Barcodes 05025232826568, 05025232826575, 05025232826582, 05025232826599, 05025232826605, 05025232826612

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G70 Review Sources

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