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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1W Digital Camera

Twenty-six industry awards
Compact and sturdy
Battery life
120 Reviews + 26 Awards
Trusted Reviews Recommended DP Review Gold PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended What Digital Camera Gold

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Power

Battery Life

Fourteen customers thought this digital camera did not have a good battery life. Digital Versus mentioned “Battery life could be better” . Camera Labs mentioned “Modest battery life and no USB charging” but they gave this digital camera a score of 4 stars out of 5. What Digital Camera mentioned in their review of this digital camera “USB battery charging not permitted” yet they still rated the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars.


Reviews

Twenty-Six Industry Awards

This camera has received twenty-six awards from camera experts.

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

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

The authors at review websites Ephotozine, Photoreview.com.au, Cnetfrance.fr and Reviewed.com all wrote that this Panasonic camera was brilliant and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

This digital camera was given a "Gold" award by both review sites What Digital Camera and DP Review, both of which concluded that this camera was terrific.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this camera is 86% based on fourty-four expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review, What Digital Camera and Ephotozine.

User Reviews Are Excellent

The average user rating of this digital camera is 90% based on 27 user reviews. 21 reviewers gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Panasonic Cameras Have Good Reviews

We checked 8,853 expert and user reviews for Panasonic digital cameras and found that on average Panasonic has good reviews. We also found that Panasonic has good reviews specifically within its digital cameras range.

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Weight & Dimensions

Compact and Sturdy

Fourty-four people mentioned in their reviews that the product was compact. Cnet.com.au rated it 80 out of 100 and said “Light and compact size”. Four years ago Digital Versus mentioned “Incredibly compact design”. Pc Mag mentioned on PC Mag “Sharp, compact kit lens” and scored it 4 stars out of 5.

Five people who bought it concluded that it was lightweight. Three years ago Digitaltrends.com scored the product 4 stars out of 5 and wrote “Extremely compact, lightweight” in their review of this digital camera. Dp Review said four years ago “Extremely small and lightweight camera body” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5. Expert review site Amateurphotographer.co.uk mentioned in their review of this digital camera “A mix of lightweight, compact design”.

Three customers who reviewed this digital camera said that it was a good body shape. Expert website Techradar.com/au/ rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote four years ago “It's impressive that Panasonic has managed to compress its excellent technology into a body as remarkably small as this”. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “It's so cheap for a camera with a high quality sensor, magnesium body, touch screen” and rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Amazon Customer also said “The Gm1 could be better - a squarer body for more grip” in their review.

Three people thought it was heavy and bulky. Harry Read said in his review of this digital camera three years ago “I found that they were a bit bulky when out for a walk or on the beach” . Maz1 said two years ago “It's bulky”. Hakon Soreide gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and said “Can be brought along in situations when I'd never bring my - in comparison rather bulky - Olympus OM-D E-M5”.

Two people who bought it considered that it was a good size. T3.com mentioned four years ago “Small dimensions”. So8 mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “This is a good size for snaps and I would rather have a sharp 24-64 than a softer 28-80 or larger”.

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Price

Small Size, Lightweight, Decent Build Quality, Fast Autofocus, Great Images Particularly When Considered Against Highend Compacts, Fair Price

Seven customers who bought it said that it was good value for money. Pocket Lint said “Small size, lightweight, decent build quality, fast autofocus, great images particularly when considered against highend compacts, fair price”. Trustedreviews.com said “It has few equals at present, making it an excellent if you value quality and portability in” and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100. Expert review site Tech.uk.msn.com mentioned in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1W four years ago “Good camera, good price, goodbye and enjoy owning one”.

Two owners reckoned that it was expensive. Ephotozine.com wrote on Ephotozine “The Panasonic Lumix GM1 price is £629 with 12-32mm kit lens, which makes it quite expensive for a mirrorless camera”. Three years ago Dubya Gee said in their review of this digital camera “Are easily the match of results from both my Canon and Nikon SLRs with some expensive lenses”.

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Audio

Truly Silent Shutter Mode

Eleven owners concluded that it was quiet. Camera Labs mentioned “Silent shutter option with maximum speed of 116 000” and gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5. Digital Versus said “Silent electronic shutter mode” and gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars. Four years ago Dp Review wrote “Truly silent shutter mode” in their review of this digital camera.

Two people who reviewed it considered that it was noisy. Four years ago Digital Versus said in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1W review “Clean and clear shots, noise handled very well”. Robbie Williams wrote on Amazon.co.uk “I've just cropped some shots today and the sharpness and lack of noise is fantastic”.

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Clean and Clear Shots, Noise Handled Very Well

Two people who reviewed it considered that it was noisy. Four years ago Digital Versus said in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1W review “Clean and clear shots, noise handled very well”.

Robbie Williams wrote on Amazon.co.uk “I've just cropped some shots today and the sharpness and lack of noise is fantastic”.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Five people agreed that this digital camera had good features. Four years ago expert website Digitalversus.com mentioned “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” in their review of this digital camera and rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Whatdigitalcamera.com said in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1W review on What Digital Camera “The way such impressive features have been squeezed into such a small body goes to show what is possible” and rated the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Expert website Techradar.com/au/ wrote in their review of this digital camera “When you consider that this camera is smaller than the Pentax Q range, which features a compact camera sized sensor, that feat seems e”.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This digital camera has been on the market since April 2017.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

One owner wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was good in terms of connectivity. Expert review site Photographyblog.com said in their review of this digital camera “The DMC-GM1 features a Four Thirds-sized 16 megapixel Live MOS image sensor, 1036K-dot touchscreen LCD screen, built-in Wi-Fi connectivity”.


Support

Full Manual Control

Five customers who reviewed the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1W agreed that it had good technical guidance. Camera Labs mentioned in their review of this digital camera “1080 movies with 24p, manual exposures and peaking”. Jrs said on Amazon.co.uk “The camera in practice is far too small to be of great use to a manual shooter” but in spite of that they gave the product a score of 40 out of 100.


Design

Picture Quality

Twenty-six owners who purchased it reckoned that it was good quality. Mac World said “Great image quality” in his review of this digital camera. T3.com wrote four years ago “Excellent quality LCD” in their review of this digital camera. Review-Allthings.com mentioned in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1W “Good quality frame” .

Small Size, Lightweight, Decent Build Quality, Fast Autofocus, Great Images Particularly When Considered Against Highend Compacts, Fair Price

Five customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was well made. Macworld.co.uk wrote four years ago “Playing card dimensions means this is one compact that truly is, sturdy DSLR-strength build provides a premium feel, diminutiveness hasnt unduly affected handling” in their review of this digital camera. So8 gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said “It is incredibly quiet in operation and well made - it feels very solid indeed”. P. Mullan said on Amazon.co.uk “Takes good, pics and the tiny built in flash is surprisingly effective”.

Three people concluded that it was strong and durable. What Digital Camera wrote in their review of this digital camera “Robust magnesium chassis”. Mac World mentioned three years ago “Compact and sturdy”. Hardwarezone.com.sg mentioned also three years ago “Sturdy magnesium alloy frame”.

One customer concluded that it was reliable. Dp Review mentioned “Reliable transfer of image files over WiFi”.

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Classy Design

Seven customers mentioned in their reviews that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1W was well designed. Four years ago Cnet.com.au said in their review of this digital camera “Comfortable shooting design”. Hardwarezone.com.sg mentioned “Classy design”. Dxomark.com said four years ago “Finition et design” in their review of this digital camera.

Three people mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking. Digitalversus.com scored it a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned on expert review site Digital Versus “The Panasonic Lumix GM1 is small, light, stylish, pleasant to use” in their review of this digital camera. Hardwarezone.com.sg wrote “This mirrorless system camera marries beauty and brains; it's impossibly small and stylishly good-looking” in their review of this digital camera. Bobster mentioned “Given that this extra 7mm includes the depth necessary to accommodate the micro4/3 interchangeable lens mount, I reckon that is pretty good going”.

One customer wrote in their reviews that the product was retro. Carole K mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “Value for money specially the retro looking Camera Case” in her review of this digital camera.

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Easy to Use

Thirteen people wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use. Camera Labs wrote in their review of this digital camera “Built-in Wifi with smartphone remote control” and gave the product a score of 4 stars out of 5. What Digital Camera wrote “Full Manual control” in their review of this digital camera and gave the product a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Hardwarezone.com.sg wrote “Easy to use touch UI” in their review of this digital camera.

Three customers wrote in their reviews that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1W was easy to handle. Mac World said in his review of this digital camera three years ago “Diminutiveness doesn't unduly affected handling” .

Two customers said in their reviews that the product was comfortable and easy to hold. Digitalversus.com said “Anyone who's umming and 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” and gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Two owners wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. Dp Review wrote in their review of this digital camera “Menu and virtual Fn button customizability”. Robbie Williams mentioned “When I don't need the longer focal lengths or fast access to manual settings I think I'll be leaving the Nikon at home!” in his review of this digital camera.

Two people said in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to assemble. Expert website Techradar.com/au/ said “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” and scored the product a maximum of 5 stars.

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Good Exposure Control

One customer who reviewed this digital camera wrote that it had good exposure controls. Expert review site Photoreview.com.au gave the product a score of 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned “The cursor buttons on the arrow pad provide quick access to the exposure compensation, white balance, AF area selection”.

Good Flash

Five people who purchased this digital camera thought it had a good flash. Photographyblog.com wrote on expert website PhotographyBlog.com “A pop-up flash, silent”. Three years ago Robbie Williams wrote in his review of this digital camera on Amazon.co.uk “You can even tilt the flash head with a finger for bounce”.

Superior AVCHD Videos

Six owners considered that it was good for video recording. Digitaltrends.com said “Superior AVCHD videos”. Digital Versus mentioned “Comprehensive video mode” in their review of this digital camera and rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Amazon Customer gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon.co.uk “The combination delivers excellent image quality for stills and video - as good, in a lot of conditions, as a pro-grade DSLR”.

Sharp Kit Lens

Seventeen customers who reviewed it agreed that it had a good lens. Digital Versus said four years ago “Good 1232 mm kit lens” in their review of this digital camera and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Pocket Lint mentioned “Micro Four Thirds lens system makes for versatile product, pinpoint focus mode”. Three years ago expert review site Digitaltrends.com said “Panasonic deserves a round of applause for designing a very compact and lightweight interchangeable lens camera” and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5.

Eight customers said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good autofocus. Camera Labs gave this digital camera a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and wrote four years ago “Touchscreen lets you tap to focus for stills” in their review of this digital camera. Digital Versus mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Speedy autofocus”. Three years ago Hardwarezone.com.sg scored this digital camera a maximum of 5 stars and said “Fast and accurate autofocus” in their review of this digital camera.

Two customers who reviewed the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1W thought it had a good zoom. Camera Labs said in their review of this digital camera “Small, light kit zoom with 24mm wide”. One owner wrote in their reviews that the product had a good image stabiliser. Three years ago Robbie Williams wrote on Amazon.co.uk “This GM1 shoots terrific video with a very good stabilisation system too”.

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Highquality LCD Screen

Eight customers considered that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1W was mirrorless. Expert website Dpreview.com rated it 78 out of 100 and wrote “Not quite a day after Sony made its announcement of two mirrorless cameras with full frame sensors, Panasonic unveiled something of a very different shape” in their review of this digital camera. Dpreview.com also mentioned “Entry-level mirrorless cameras provide a nice middle ground between fixed-lens point-and-shoots” in their review. Expert website Dpexpert.com.au mentioned “This 16 mega pixel compact mirrorless micro four thirds camera is startlingly small” in their review of this digital camera.

Six customers considered that the product had a good screen. Digitaltrends.com wrote in their review of this digital camera three years ago “Highquality LCD screen” . Charmkin said “The touch screen is very responsive” and gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars. Three years ago Hakon Soreide gave the product a score of a maximum of 5 stars and wrote “Another thing to like is the spot-focus, zooming in on the focus spot on the screen to verify accurate focus”.

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Sharp Images

Thirty-seven people who reviewed it thought it was able to produce good images. T3.com mentioned “Sharp images” in their review of this digital camera. Pc Mag scored the product 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1W review three years ago “Clean images through ISO 1600”. What Digital Camera said “Excellent functionality within the Panasonic Image app” in their review of this digital camera.

Seven customers who reviewed the product agreed that it had a good image sensor. Hardwarezone.com.sg mentioned three years ago “Compact body with large sensor”. Expert website Photographybay.com said “The GM1 features a 16MP sensor with a Micro Four Thirds mount”. Dxomark.com said “It has the same 16-Mpix-resolution sensor as the larger, rangefinder-style GX7”.

Four people reckoned that this digital camera had a good picture resolution. Pc Mag said in their review of this digital camera on PC Mag “5fps continuous shooting”. Pc Mag also said “Raw shooting support” in their review. Amazon Customer wrote “Their huge sensors come in handy if you're shooting in low light or making poster size enlargements, otherwise they're irrelevant” in their review of this digital camera.

Two customers wrote in their reviews that the product was good in low light. Review-Allthings.com wrote “Works well in low light”. So8 wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon.co.uk “The micro four thirds sensor is bigger than say that in a Canon G7X and better for low light photography”.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic dmcgm1w
Barcodes 05025232767755

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