Updated (November 2011): Compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

44

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

38

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1.
Explore our gallery of 15 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Competitors

Nikon D5500

Nikon D5500

Entry-level DSLR

$479 - $597 body only

$549 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Size Significantly larger
Panasonic Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9)

Panasonic Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9)

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$439 - $449 body only

$499 with 14-42mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Size Larger

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$499

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$744 with 12-32mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$949 body only

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Movie continuous focus Continuous video focus
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

discussion

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