Summary Panasonic DMC-GX1

Prices Price
Body only
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Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help Four thirds 17.3x13mm
Screen resolution
Help 460k dots
Help 16 MP
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 60fps
Screen size
Help 3"
Light sensitivity
Help 12,800 ISO
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Panasonic has replaced the Lumix DMC-GX1 with the DMC-GX7.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 announced July 2013
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p

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The Panasonic DMC-GX1 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Lens availability More lenses available Help
108 lenses
Size Quite small Help
Mid size (116×68×39 mm)
Thickness Thin Help
Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
External flash not needed
Movie continuous focus Movie continuous focus Help
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
Weight Light Help
318 g
Longest exposure Long exposures Help
60 seconds


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The Panasonic DMC-GX1 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 60fps
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
12,800 ISO
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
16 MP
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
310 shots
Focus points Fewer focus points Help
Sensor type Sensor type Help
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
460k dots
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
4.2 fps
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Announced Old Help
November 2011
Popularity Not so popular Help
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1
Lumix DMC-GX1

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Avatar for Oscar Oscar (8:49 AM, February 27, 2013)
The image stabilizer is in the lens. Many lumix lenses are MEGA O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer)
Avatar for Oscar Oscar (8:33 AM, February 27, 2013)
With this camera you have the chance to buy an external viewfinder, which makes it get a more "pro" look (and also help to save battery).