Summary Panasonic DMC-GF2

Prices Price
Body only Unknown With 14-42mm lens $249 - $400
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Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range #n/a of 3 Among similar cameras #n/a of 43
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Specifications Key specs
Sensor size Help Four thirds 17.3x13.0mm Screen resolution Help 460k dots
Megapixels Help 12 MP Movie format Help 1080p @ 30fps
Screen size Help 3.0" Light sensitivity Help 6,400 ISO
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Replacement

Panasonic has replaced the Lumix DMC-GF2 with the DMC-GF3.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 announced June, 2011
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Shutter lag Slightly less shutter lag
Weight Lighter

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reviewsWhat are people saying about the DMC-GF2

"Fast and responsive operation"
dpreview.com | talking about the camera's auto-focus
"Superb fully-customisable quick menu"
dpreview.com | talking about the camera's button-layout
"The GF2 sits nicely in your hand , and despite its reduced size is comfortable to hold."
dpreview.com | talking about the camera's feel

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Pros

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The Panasonic DMC-GF2 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Lens availability More lenses available Help
40 lenses
Size Quite small Help
Mid size 113x68x33 mm
Thickness Thin Help
1.3"
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$249.00
External flash External flash Help
Better lighting
Longest exposure Very long exposures Help
60 seconds
Touch screen Touch screen Help
Less buttons
Movie continuous focus Movie continuous focus Help
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
3D Takes 3D photos Help
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Sensor cleaning Self cleaning sensor Help
Avoids dust in your photos
Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
External flash not needed

Cons

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The Panasonic DMC-GF2 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Overall image quality Low overall image quality Help
54.0
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
12 MP
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
3.2 fps
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
Four thirds 17.3x13.0mm
Cross type focus points Fewer cross-type focus points Help
0
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
300 shots
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Low light performance Noisy at high ISO Help
506 ISO
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
460k dots
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
None
Color depth Less color depth Help
21.2 bits
Dynamic range Very narrow dynamic range Help
10.3 EV
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
Focus points Fewer focus points Help
23
Shutter lag Longer shutter lag Help
337 ms shutter lag
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Announced Old Help
November, 2010
Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity Help
None

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Opusopusmathis (8:57 PM, January 28, 2012)
j'hésite entre le gf1 et le gf2 pour faire de la photo en rafale (skate-board)quel est le meilleur
 
Avatar for Mike Svitek Mike Svitek (0:26 AM, January 03, 2012)
I own the GF2... it has image stabilization in both still image AND video modes. Don't know what kind (Optical, sensor, digital, etc...) but there is one.