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

70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

60

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
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
1400 ms startup delay
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
259 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Battery life
Great battery life
400 shots
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1400 ms startup delay
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
409 ms shutter lag

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

Fujifilm X-E2S

Fujifilm X-E2S

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$699 body only

$999 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Touch screen No touch screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$898 - $1,298 body only

$1,250 with 20mm lens

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Size Much larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$118 body only

$290 with 14mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Size Slightly smaller
True resolution Lower true resolution

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1 Competitors

Olympus PEN E-P1

Olympus PEN E-P1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$583 body only

$320 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Olympus PEN E-PL1

Olympus PEN E-PL1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$230 body only

$405 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$118 body only

$290 with 14mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Movie continuous focus Continuous video focus
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

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