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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

£319.99
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1
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Les Numeriques.com 5 Star altomdata.dk Recommended Trusted Reviews Recommended Ephotozine Editor's Choice
A multi award winning and fully featured MILC digital camera, good for landscape photography
MILC 16MP 4592 X 3448 Pixels Live MOS Nov 2013
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 number 178 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
98 Reviews + 28 Awards
80
Value for Money
Very Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
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Age
4 Years Old
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has great expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 90%, based on 98 reviews. This digital camera has received 27 awards including a "Recommended" award from Gagadget.com plus six other sites and an "Editor's Choice" award from Cnetfrance.fr plus four other sites. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Panasonic digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
Customers report superior product quality, that it is fairly priced and it is easy to use.
The Lumix DMC-GM1 has some great features:
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Higher than average maximum ISO sensitivity
Wide range of minimum aperture numbers depending on lens used
Optical image stabilisation may be available with some lenses

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 178 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 182 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for portrait photography, ranking number 150 in portrait photography cameras.
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Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
79
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Video Reviews

How Big is the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1?

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is 98.5mm wide and 54.9mm tall. It is 30.4mm deep and weighs 70g.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 front dimensions
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

27 Industry Awards

This camera has received 27 awards from experts in cameras.

This Panasonic camera received a "Recommended" award from websites Gagadget.com, Altomdata.dk, Pcauthority.com.au, Focus-Numerique.fr, Digitallife.se, Hi-Tech.mail.ru/ and Trusted Reviews all of whom concluded that this camera was very good.

This camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from websites Cnetfrance.fr, Photoreview.com.au, Ephotozine, Reviewed.com and Techradar all of whom decided that this digital camera was outstanding.

Websites Lydogbillede.dk, Ljudochbild.se, Lydogbilde.no, PhotographyBlog.com and Camera Labs all decided that this Panasonic digital camera was great and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

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

Three other expert review sites all liked this camera. The editor of website Expert Reviews gave this Panasonic digital camera a "Best Buy" award and thought it would make a great purchase and the editor of website 3dnews.ru gave it an "Innovative Design" award and said it was well designed. This digital camera also received an Onfoto.ru "Silver" award.

Good Expert Reviews

This camera has an average expert rating of 86 out of 100 based on 47 expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review and Ephotozine. This means that experts think this digital camera is one of the better cameras.

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Good Owner Reviews

Lumix DMC-GM1 owners on average rated this digital camera 88%. Over 76% of reviewers gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Users Report Great Product Quality

Nine customers who purchased this digital camera thought it was good quality.

  • This camera sets a new benchmark for the combined desirable characteristics of outstanding image quality with extreme…
    Dpexpert.com.au November 2013
  • A mix of lightweight, compact design and decent image quality is therefore a balance that camera manufacturers are keen to get right…
  • It has few equals at present, making it an excellent if you value quality and portability in…
  • This is it, fantastic quality in the photos…
  • It's so cheap for a camera with a high quality sensor, magnesium body, touch screen…
  • A camera that can fit into a coat pocket, yet is capable of taking professional quality photos…
  • It is incredibly quiet in operation and well made - it feels very solid indeed…
    SO8 (Amazon.co.uk) - November 2014
  • What else is there to say - if you want a really small camera with stunning image quality there is really no equal…
    SO8 (Amazon.co.uk) - November 2014
  • As a point and shoot camera the image quality is good and far better than a mobile phone…

Panasonic Has Very Good Reviews for Its Cameras

Based on 13,051 expert and user reviews (including 3,427 verified purchases), Panasonic has very good reviews for its digital cameras. 95% of those that bought a Panasonic digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Four people who purchased it thought it was good value for money.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Three owners wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use.

  • This is it, fantastic quality in the photos and easy to use in point…
  • Their huge sensors come in handy if you're shooting in low light or making poster size enlargements, otherwise they're irrelevant…
  • The features on the camera are extremely comprehensive and flexible enough to meet most situations where you are likely to use this camera…
    Trev-R (Amazon.co.uk) - February 2014

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Four people reckoned that the product had a good lens.

Users Report Acceptable Noise Level

Four owners who purchased the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 reckoned that it was quiet.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Seven owners who reviewed the product concluded that it was compact.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

11 owners who purchased the product agreed that it was able to produce good images and two people who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good image sensor.

  • The camera is capable of taking good pictures.
  • The images thankfully speak for themselves…
    Macworld.co.uk April 2014
  • This camera sets a new benchmark for the combined desirable characteristics of outstanding image quality with extreme…
    Dpexpert.com.au November 2013
  • A great snapper for those photographers looking to get into more detailed photography…
  • Managed to include a large sensor that produces excellent images…
  • A mix of lightweight, compact design and decent image quality is therefore a balance that camera manufacturers are keen to get right…
  • The camera with its compact kit lens makes a great combo for street photography…
  • Most serious photographers hate finding themselves somewhere without a camera…
  • Especially if you like street photography, because the subjects are not even aware of the camera pointing at them…
  • This is it, fantastic quality in the photos and easy to use in point…

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old. However at £319.99 it is in the cheapest 40% of digital cameras.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 and the United Kingdom price of £319.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $392.99 (£540.87).

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This digital camera was released in November 2013.

Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Lumix DMC-GM1 of 16MP is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 58% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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4592 X 3448 Pixels Image Resolution

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has a maximum image resolution of 4592 x 3448 pixels. That's 1% lower image resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This Panasonic digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Lumix DMC-GM1's maximum ISO sensitivity of 25,600 is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 87% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The ISO sensitivities (max) of cameras range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used.

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Lighter Than Average

Across all the cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Lumix DMC-GM1 of only 70g is lighter than 99% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Lumix DMC-GM1 has a built-in flash. 68% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Wide Range of Magnifications Depending On Lens Used

This Panasonic camera has interchangeable lenses so the magnification depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of magnifications are possible with this camera.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 supports Full HD video. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 69% of cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Lumix DMC-GM1's digital zoom of 4x is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 54% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Lumix DMC-GM1 has a tripod mount, unlike 73% of cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Lumix DMC-GM1's display diagonal of 3" is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 85% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Live View

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 supports live view, which is unusual. 83% of digital cameras do not support live view.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Lumix DMC-GM1 has an anti-dust function, which is unusual. 90% of digital cameras do not have an anti-dust function.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Lumix DMC-GM1 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 features multi burst mode. 87% of digital cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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Only 220 Battery Life

Most cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 which takes 220 battery life.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Lumix DMC-GM1 has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 92% of digital cameras do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1's display resolution of 1,040,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 81% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The display resolutions of cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic evpsgm11232web1bdl, panasonic gm11232web1bdl, panasonic dmcgm1kebd, 5025232763764, DMC-GM1KEB-S, DMC-GM1KEB-K, dmcgm1kecd, DMC-GM1LWE, dmcgm1wegs, dmcgm1kecs, DMC-GM1LBK, dmcgm1wecs

Barcodes:

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