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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2 review: specs and price

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2
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Why is Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2 better than the average?

  • Sensor size
    17.3 x 13mmvs158.3mm
  • Fastest shutter speed
    1/4000svs1/2816s
  • Battery power
    1250mAhvs1187.02mAh
  • more viewfinder coverage
    100%vs98.21%
  • Volume
    767.11cm³vs9397.54cm³
  • Screen size
    3"vs2.96"
  • Shutter lag
    0.42svs10.71s
  • Exposure time
    60svs26.69s

Top specs and features

Design

1.pixel density

326ppi

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

2160ppi

2.resolution

587 x 783px

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

5184 x 3888px

3.has a flip-out screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.

4. more viewfinder coverage

100%

With 100% coverage you can compose the image correctly when you capture the photo. With less than full coverage you may have to crop your photos afterwards to get them looking perfect.

Best

Leica Q-P

100%

5.Has a hot shoe
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2

A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.

6.weight

428g

Best

HTC Re

65.5g

Optics

1.sensor size

17.3 x 13mm

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

2.focus points

23

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.

Best

Canon EOS R

5655

3.has AF tracking
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.

4.maximum light sensitivity

6400 ISO

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.

Best

Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

1640000 ISO

5.megapixels

12.1MP

Best

Panono Camera

108MP

6.continuous shooting at high resolution

3.2fps

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

Best

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

60fps

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

720 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Fujifilm X-T3

2160 x 60fps

2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

3.supports AVCHD format
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

Audio

1.has a microphone in
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

Battery

1. longer battery life

360shots

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

2.battery power

1250mAh

Best

Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6

4360mAh

3.has a removable battery
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

4.has a rechargeable battery
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

5.has a battery level indicator
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.image quality

53

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.

Best

Nikon D850

100

2.noise

493ISO

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.

Best

Sony Alpha a7 III

3730ISO

3.color depth

21.2bits

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.

Best

HP Photosmart R927

42bits

4.dynamic range

10.3Evs

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.

Best

Nikon D810A

14.8Evs

5.has an external memory slot
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

6.can be controlled remotely
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

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