Summary Panasonic DMC-GX1

Prices Price
Body only $430 With 14-42mm lens $510
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Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range #n/a of 13 Among similar cameras #n/a of 49
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Specifications Key specs
Sensor size Help Four thirds 17.3x13.0mm Screen resolution Help 460k dots
Megapixels Help 16 MP Movie format Help 1080p @ 60fps
Screen size Help 3.0" Light sensitivity Help 12,800 ISO
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Replacement

Panasonic has replaced the Lumix DMC-GX1 with the GX7.

Panasonic GX7
Panasonic GX7 announced July, 2013
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality

Compare the new Panasonic GX7 vs the DMC-GX1

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Pros

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The Panasonic DMC-GX1 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Lens availability More lenses available Help
40 lenses
HDR In-camera HDR Help
Combines multiple exposures
3D Takes 3D photos Help
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$429.99
Touch screen Touch screen Help
Less buttons
Movie continuous focus Movie continuous focus Help
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
External flash External flash Help
Better lighting
Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
External flash not needed

Cons

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The Panasonic DMC-GX1 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
460k dots
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
None
Color depth Little color depth Help
20.8 bits
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
Four thirds 17.3x13.0mm
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Announced Old Help
November, 2011
Sensor type Sensor type Help
LIVEMOS
Overall image quality Low overall image quality Help
55.0
Dynamic range Very narrow dynamic range Help
10.6 EV
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Focus points Fewer focus points Help
23
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
310 shots
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second

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Discussion

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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).