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Panasonic Lumix GX7

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Panasonic Lumix GX7 review: specs and price

Panasonic Lumix GX7
Panasonic Lumix GX7
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Why is Panasonic Lumix GX7 better than the average?

  • Sensor size
    17.3 x 13mmvs159.3mm
  • Maximum light sensitivity
    25600 ISOvs16106.69 ISO
  • Video recording (main camera)
    1080 x 60fpsvs39728.12fps
  • Fastest shutter speed
    1/8000svs1/2824s
  • more viewfinder coverage
    100%vs98.22%
  • Screen size
    3"vs2.96"
  • Widest aperture
    f/1.2 vsf/3.017330016583755
  • Exposure time
    60svs26.76s

Top specs and features

Design

1.Has a flip-out screen
Panasonic Lumix GX7

Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

2.Is dustproof and water resistant
Panasonic Lumix GX7

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

3. 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

Panasonic Lumix DC-S1

100%

4.Has a hot shoe
Panasonic Lumix GX7

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

5.Is a system camera
Panasonic Lumix GX7

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

6.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Panasonic Lumix GX7

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

Optics

1.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

2.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

3.has AF tracking
Panasonic Lumix GX7

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

25600 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.has built-in optical image stabilization
Panasonic Lumix GX7

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

6.megapixels

16MP

Best

Panono Camera

108MP

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 60fps

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

Panasonic Lumix DC-S1

2160 x 60fps

2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Panasonic Lumix GX7

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

3.has a 24p cinema mode
Panasonic Lumix GX7

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

4.supports AVCHD format
Panasonic Lumix GX7

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 stereo microphone
Panasonic Lumix GX7

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

2.has a microphone in
Panasonic Lumix GX7

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

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-S1

3.number of microphones

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Nikon Coolpix B600

2

4.Has a zoom microphone
Panasonic Lumix GX7

Zoom microphones record high-quality audio and enable you to record sound from a distance. They can be useful for recording meetings, lectures, and presentations.

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II

Battery

1. longer battery life

350shots

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

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

2.has a removable battery
Panasonic Lumix GX7

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

3.battery power

1025mAh

Best

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

4360mAh

4.has a battery level indicator
Panasonic Lumix GX7

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

5.has a rechargeable battery
Panasonic Lumix GX7

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.has an external memory slot
Panasonic Lumix GX7

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.

2.Has WiFi
Panasonic Lumix GX7

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Panasonic Lumix GX7

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

4.has an accelerometer
Panasonic Lumix GX7

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

5.has a HDMI output
Panasonic Lumix GX7

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

6.has NFC
Panasonic Lumix GX7

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

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