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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Digital Camera

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MILC 16MP Live MOS Jan 2015
Camera Type Megapixel Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
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37 Reasons For

Twenty-Six Industry Awards

Amongst cameras of this age and type, this Panasonic digital camera is one of the most awarded by expert review sites.

The editors of Trusted Reviews, Pcauthority.com.au, Altomdata.dk, Digitallife.se, Focus-numerique.fr, Hi-tech.mail.ru/ and Gagadget.com all wrote that concluded that they would recommend this digital camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

This MILC camera was given a "Highly Recommended" award by PhotographyBlog.com, Camera Labs, Lydogbilde.no, Ljudochbild.se and Lydogbillede.dk all of whom said that this camera was great.

This digital camera was given an "Editor's Choice" award by Ephotozine, Photoreview.com.au, Cnetfrance.fr and Reviewed.com all of whom concluded that this camera was exceptional.

This camera received a "Gold" from both What Digital Camera and DP Review, both of which thought that this MILC camera was terrific.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

This 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.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 27 owner reviews the average owner rating of this camera is 90%.

Good Quality Pictures

A number of people who reviewed it agreed that it was able to produce good images. Digitaltrends.com wrote “The camera is capable of taking good pictures.” in their review of this digital camera and rated it 4 stars. Macworld.co.uk mentioned “The images thankfully speak for themselves” in their review. Three years ago expert review site Photoreview.com.au said in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 “The camera with its compact kit lens makes a great combo for street photography”.

Some Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 reviewers who reviewed the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 agreed that it had a good image sensor. Expert website Photographybay.com mentioned in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 review “The GM1 features a 16MP sensor with a Micro Four Thirds mount”. Camerastuffreviewcom wrote “Compact body with large sensor” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1. Expert review site Dxomark.com wrote “It has the same 16-Mpix-resolution sensor as the larger, rangefinder-style GX7” in their review.

Some Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 owners who purchased it concluded that it had a good picture resolution. Camerastuffreviewcom rated the product 4 stars and wrote in their review “5fps continuous shooting”. One customer who purchased it thought it was good in low light. Camerastuffreviewcom wrote in their review of this digital camera “Works well in low light”.

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Good Product Quality

A few Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 owners who purchased this digital camera thought it was good quality. Expert website Trustedreviews.com said “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 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 review. Four years ago Cameralabs.com mentioned in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 review “Those who want a compact with better quality and features than a typical point-and-shoot”. Expert review site Amateurphotographer.co.uk scored it 4 stars and mentioned three years ago “A mix of lightweight, compact design and decent image quality is therefore a balance that camera manufacturers are keen to get right”.

Nice Design

A few Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 owners wrote in their reviews that it was a good design. Camerastuffreviewcom mentioned “Classy design” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 review. Camerastuffreviewcom also wrote “Incredibly compact design”. Camerastuffreviewcom also said “Comfortable shooting design”.

A few Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 owners mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was good looking. Digitalversus.com mentioned on Digital Versus four years ago “The Panasonic Lumix GM1 is small, light, stylish, pleasant to use” in their review of this digital camera and scored it 5 stars. Three years ago expert review site 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” and rated the product 4 stars. Expert review site Hardwarezone.com.sg said in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 review “Brains; it's impossibly small and stylishly good-looking”.

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Good Size

A few Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 owners considered that it was compact. Expert review site Ephotozine.com wrote in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 review “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 few Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 owners wrote in their reviews that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 was lightweight. Expert review site Digitaltrends.com gave the product a rating of 75 out of 100 and said “Panasonic deserves a round of applause for designing a very compact and lightweight interchangeable lens camera” in their review. Camerastuffreviewcom gave it a rating of 4 stars and mentioned “Extremely compact, lightweight” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1. Camerastuffreviewcom also mentioned “Extremely small and lightweight camera body”.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 owner mentioned in their reviews that it was a squeeze to fit in.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 owner concluded that the product was a good body shape. Four years ago Techradar.com/au/ wrote in their review of this digital camera “It's impressive that Panasonic has managed to compress its excellent technology into a body as remarkably small as this”.

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Good Quality Lens

A few Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 owners said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good lens. Two years ago Camerastuffreviewcom mentioned in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 review “Sharp, compact kit lens”. Camerastuffreviewcom also said “Good 1232 mm kit lens”. Camerastuffreviewcom also wrote “Micro Four Thirds lens system makes for versatile product, pinpoint focus mode”.

A few customers reckoned that it had a good autofocus. Expert review site Photoreview.com.au wrote in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 review three years ago “Nearby is a focus mode lever, while the rear panel boasts a control dial, which surrounds a fairly conventional arrow pad” and scored the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 4 stars. Two years ago Camerastuffreviewcom gave the product a rating of 4 stars and mentioned “Fast and accurate autofocus”. Camerastuffreviewcom also mentioned “Speedy autofocus”.

One customer who bought the product considered that it had a good zoom. Camerastuffreviewcom mentioned in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 review “Kit lens has short 2.6x zoom”.

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Easy to Use

A number of customers wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use. Camerastuffreviewcom said “Easy to use touch UI” in their review of this digital camera. Camerastuffreviewcom also said “Rear control wheel easy to press when turning”. Camerastuffreviewcom also mentioned “Full Manual control”.

A number of Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 owners agreed that this digital camera was easy to assemble. Expert website Techradar.com/au/ mentioned “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”.

Two Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 owners wrote in their reviews that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 was comfortable and easy to hold. Expert website Digitalversus.com mentioned “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 of this digital camera.

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Robust

Several Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 owners thought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 was strong and durable. Camerastuffreviewcom mentioned “Compact and sturdy”. Camerastuffreviewcom also wrote “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 said “Sturdy magnesium alloy frame”.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 owner who bought this digital camera reckoned that it was reliable. Camerastuffreviewcom mentioned in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 “Reliable transfer of image files over WiFi” and gave this digital camera a score of 4 stars.

One customer who reviewed it concluded that it was well made.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

A number of people who bought the product concluded that it was mirrorless. Three years ago expert website 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 rated the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 4 stars. Expert website T3.com said in their review of this digital camera four years ago “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” . Dpreview.com mentioned “Entry-level mirrorless cameras provide a nice middle ground between fixed-lens point-and-shoots”.

One person considered that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 had a good screen. One customer who reviewed it concluded that it had a good viewfinder.

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Acceptable Noise Level

A number of Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 reviewers reckoned that the product was quiet. Expert website Photographyblog.com said “A pop-up flash, silent”. Camerastuffreviewcom scored it 4 stars and mentioned “Truly silent shutter mode” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 review. Camerastuffreviewcom also said “Silent shutter option with maximum speed of 116 000”.

One customer who reviewed it considered that it was noisy. Camerastuffreviewcom gave the product a rating of 71 out of 100 and said two years ago “Clean and clear shots, noise handled very well”.

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Good Technical Features

A number of customers who purchased it agreed that it had good features. Whatdigitalcamera.com scored it 5 stars and wrote in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 review on What Digital Camera “The way such impressive features have been squeezed into such a small body goes to show what is possible”. Digitalversus.com wrote on expert review site 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 website Techradar.com/au/ scored this digital camera very highly and mentioned “When you consider that this camera is smaller than the Pentax Q range, which features a compact camera sized sensor, that feat seems e”.

Panasonic Has Good Camera Reviews

MILC digital cameras produced by Panasonic have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all digital cameras (not just MILC digital cameras) and found that Panasonic also has good ratings across its entire range.

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Good Connectivity

Some Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was wifi compatible. Photographyblog.com said in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 on expert website 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”. Camerastuffreviewcom wrote two years ago “Built-in Wifi with smartphone remote control” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 and gave the product a rating of 71 out of 100. Hardwarezone.com.ph wrote “Great Wifi NFC functionality” in their review of this digital camera.

Good Video Capture

A number of customers concluded that this digital camera was good for video recording. Two years ago Camerastuffreviewcom rated it 4 stars and mentioned “Superior AVCHD videos”. 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 customers wrote that it was good value for money. Expert website Trustedreviews.com gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned “It has few equals at present, making it an excellent if you value quality and portability in” in their review of this digital camera. Tech.uk.msn.com wrote “Good camera, good price, goodbye and enjoy owning one” and scored the product very highly. Camerastuffreviewcom mentioned in their review “Small size, lightweight, decent build quality, fast autofocus, great images particularly when considered against highend compacts, fair price”.

Good Flash

Several people who reviewed it concluded that it had a good flash. Camerastuffreviewcom gave it a score of 71 out of 100 and said “Builtin flash” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1.

Good Exposure Control

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 reviewer who reviewed this digital camera considered that it had good exposure controls. Expert review site Photoreview.com.au gave it a score of 4 stars and mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The cursor buttons on the arrow pad provide quick access to the exposure compensation, white balance, AF area selection”.

Good Support

One person who reviewed it reckoned that it had good technical guidance.

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also have a built-in flash.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7[plb_2775892_price], or the Sony Alpha A5000[plb_2665971_price] which is cheaper.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 supports wi-Fi. Most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for more than a year also support wi-Fi.

There are a number of alternative cameras which support wi-Fi currently available which you might want to look at including cheaper cameras such as the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7[plb_2775892_price], the Sony Alpha A5000[plb_2665971_price], or the Nikon 1 J5[plb_2830177_price].

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Very Light

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is one of the lighter cameras of this spec and age (only 173 grams) amongst MILC digital cameras of this age. The weights of digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GM1 range from 150g to 590g, and the average weight is 330g.

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a Live MOS sensor type, which is typical of many MILC digital cameras that have been available for more than a year.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector Type

The number of HDMI connector types found on the Lumix DMC-GM1 is more than most cameras of this age and spec. This camera has a Micro HDMI connector type, which is the most commonly found HDMI connector type found on MILC digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GM1.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This camera has an Electronic camera shutter type, which is typical of many MILC digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Supports Three Image Formats Supporteds

The number of supported image formats on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is more than most MILC digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by cameras of this spec and age. The image formats supporteds "MPO" and "RAW" are also supported by this Panasonic digital camera.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

MILC digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-GM1 have closest focusing distances of between 0.2m and 0.3m. The Lumix DMC-GM1 has a quite small closest focusing distance (only 0.2 meters) compared to most of the other MILC digital cameras that were released one year ago.

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Fairly Long Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

Cameras of a similar spec and age to the Lumix DMC-GM1 have slowest camera shutter speeds of between 0.25s and 60s. At 60 seconds, the Lumix DMC-GM1 has a fairly long slowest camera shutter speed compared to most of the other MILC digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GM1.

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Has Six White Balances

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

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Has Three Photo Effectss

The number of photo effects found on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is more than most cameras that have been available for more than a year. This camera has a Vivid photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on digital cameras of this spec and age. The photo effectss "Black&White" and "Skin tones" are also found on this Panasonic digital camera.

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

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has a wider light exposure correction than most cameras that are a comparable age to it. This Panasonic digital camera has a ± 5EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, whereas most MILC digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it have a ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction.

A ± 5EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction is actually the best light exposure correction amongst all cameras of this type and age.

A ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction is the worst light exposure correction across comparable types of digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

This digital camera supports a video resolutions of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many MILC digital cameras that came out more than a year ago. 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 Nine ISO Sensitivitys

The Lumix DMC-GM1 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most MILC digital cameras that have been available for more than a year. This camera supports 6 and 400 ISO sensitivitys, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by cameras of a comparable age and type to the Lumix DMC-GM1. The ISO sensitivitys "125", "200", "400", "800", "1600", "3200", "12800" and "25600" are also supported by this Panasonic digital camera.

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Features Five Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

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

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Very Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of MILC digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-GM1 range from 24mm to 29mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm. The Lumix DMC-GM1 has a fairly short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) (only 24 millimeters) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

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Very Short Flash Sync-Speed

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has a quite short flash sync-speed (only 0.02 seconds) compared to most of the other MILC digital cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-GM1. The flash sync-speeds of MILC digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GM1 range from 0.004s to 1s.

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17 Reasons Against

Poor Battery Life

Some Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 owners said in their reviews that it did not have a good battery life. Expert website Photoreview.com.au wrote “Accessory port and limited battery capacity” in their review but in spite of that they still rated it 4 stars. Camerastuffreviewcom wrote “Weak battery life” however despite that they still scored it 71 out of 100. 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”.

Recent Price Increase of £76.89

The price of the Lumix DMC-GM1 has increased by £76.89 in the last 38 days.

Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Lumix DMC-GM1 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the Lumix DMC-GM1 do support Full HD video.

We compared all the other cameras which also support Full HD video to this camera and we think the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7[plb_2775892_price], the Sony Alpha A5000[plb_2665971_price], or the Nikon 1 J5[plb_2830177_price] which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Lumix DMC-GM1 does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth noting that most of the other cameras that have been on the market for more than a year also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Does Not Support Video Capability

Like most of the other MILC digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-GM1, the Lumix DMC-GM1 does not support video capability.

Alternative cameras which also support video capability that you might also want to consider include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7[plb_2775892_price], or the Sony Alpha A5000[plb_2665971_price] which is also cheaper.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Lumix DMC-GM1, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

Most digital cameras of this type and age do not have an image stabilizer. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is no exception to this as it too does not have an image stabilizer.

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Not 3D

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is not 3D. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GM1 are also not 3D.

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Quite Low Megapixel

The lowest megapixel of digital cameras that were released more than a year ago is 10MP, the highest is 43MP, and the average megapixel is 18MP. With a megapixel of only 16 megapixels, the Lumix DMC-GM1 has a fairly low megapixel compared to most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-GM1.

If you are looking for a higher megapixel then you might want to consider the Sony Alpha A5000[plb_2665971_price] (20.1MP), or the Nikon 1 J5[plb_2830177_price] (20.8MP) which is also cheaper.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 64 millimeters, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has one of the shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s amongst MILC digital cameras of this age. The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of MILC digital cameras that have been on the market for more than a year range from 38mm to 280mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 110mm.

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Only Features Five Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Lumix DMC-GM1 is more than most MILC digital cameras that have been on the market for more than a year. This Panasonic digital camera features a Red-eye reduction flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on MILC digital cameras that have been on the market for more than a year. The flash modess "Auto", "Forced off", "Forced on" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Only 1824 X 1216 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Lumix DMC-GM1 has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This camera has a 1824 x 1216 still image resolution(s), whereas most comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to it have a 5472 x 3648 still image resolution(s). This Panasonic camera also have still image resolution(s)s of 4592 x 3448, 3232 x 2424, 2272 x 1704, 1824 x 1368, 4592 x 3064, 3232 x 2160, 2272 x 1520, 4592 x 2584, 3232 x 1824, 1920 x 1080, 1824 x 1024, 3424 x 3424 and 2416 x 2416 and 1712 x 1712. The still image resolution of all similar spec cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GM1 ranges from 640 x 360 to 6016 x 4016.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

Across all the comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-GM1 the battery capacitys range from 680mAh to 2,400mAh. At only 680 milliamperes * hour, the Lumix DMC-GM1 has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-GM1.

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Only 220 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is a digital camera that takes 220 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Only Has Four Camera Playbacks

The number of camera playback modes found on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is more than most comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This camera has a Slide show camera playback, which is the most commonly found camera playback found on cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-GM1. The camera playbacks "Movie", "Single image" and "Thumbnails" are also found on this digital camera.

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Very Low Motion JPEG Frame Rate

At only 30 frames per second, the Lumix DMC-GM1 has a fairly low motion JPEG frame rate compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the Lumix DMC-GM1. Across all the cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Lumix DMC-GM1 the motion JPEG frame rates range from 24fps to 60fps.

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Quite Big ISO Sensitivity (min)

With an ISO sensitivity (min) of 125, the Lumix DMC-GM1 has one of the bigger ISO sensitivity (min)s amongst digital cameras of this age. Across all the digital cameras of a similar type and age to the Lumix DMC-GM1 the ISO sensitivity (min)s range from 50 to 1,600.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Panasonic released the Lumix DMC-GM1.

Average Display Diagonal

The Lumix DMC-GM1 has a pretty typical display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other cameras that have been around for more than a year.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 3" screen cameras currently available including cheaper digital cameras such as the Sony Alpha A5000[plb_2665971_price], the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7[plb_2775892_price], or the Nikon 1 J5[plb_2830177_price].

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards on MILC digital cameras that were released 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.

There are a number of other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available that you might want to consider including cheaper cameras such as the Lumix DMC-GF7[pl_2775892_price], or the Lumix DMC-GF7[pl_2775892_price] both from Panasonic.

If the memory card type of this Panasonic camera is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the Sony Alpha A5000[plb_2665971_price] (MS Duo|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC and cheaper).

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Lumix DMC-GM1 has a fairly typical digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-GM1.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels
Image Stabilizer Location
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Extra/Smart Zoom
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Lens Mount Interface
Number of Aspheric Elements
Number of Diaphragm Blades
Filter Size
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Sync-Speed
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Audio System
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Display Aspect Ratio
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
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(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

(28)
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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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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