Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

18 Reasons why Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is better

than the average

1.Notably larger sensor
17.3 x 13mmvs 14.6 x 10.8mm (the average)
vs 81.2 x 25.4mm (best: Polaroid Snap)
The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
204gvs 376g (the average)
vs 65.5g (best: HTC Re)
3.Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
25600ISOvs 19130ISO (the average)
vs 3280000ISO (best: Nikon D5)
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.
4.Vastly better video recording quality
1,080 x 60fpsvs 1,003 x 36.4fps (the average)
vs 2,160 x 60fps (best: Canon EOS 1D X Mark II)
5.Has WiFi
Yesvs No (67% don't have it)
The device can connect to WiFi.
6.Has a stereo microphone
Yesvs No (53% don't have it)
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
7.Has a 24p cinema mode
Yesvs No (76% don't have it)
24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
8.Has a built-in HDR mode
Yesvs No (74% don't have it)
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
55mmvs 97mm (the average)
vs 39mm (best: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V)
30mmvs 51mm (the average)
vs 13mm (best: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX55)
11.Has a touch screen
Yesvs No (79% don't have it)
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
12.A shade bigger screen size
3"vs 3" (the average)
vs 4.8" (best: Samsung Galaxy Camera (Wi-Fi))
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
13.Is a system camera
Yesvs No (58% don't have it)
A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
14.Has touch autofocus
Yesvs No (83% don't have it)
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
15.Supports AVCHD format
Yesvs No (75% don't have it)
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.
16.Can be controlled remotely
Yesvs No (57% don't have it)
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
17.Considerably longer exposure time
60svs 37s (the average)
vs 3600s (best: Hasselblad X1D-50c)
When the camera shutter is open for a long time, more light is absorbed by the sensor. You can use this slow shutter speed to produce vivid night time photography, or capture the trajectory of moving objects such as motorway traffic.
18.Available in different colors
The colours follow the retro theme of the camera
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 specs
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 features
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 pros and cons
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 advantages
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 disadvantages