Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 vs Pentax Q7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1
Pentax Q7

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
1400 ms startup delay
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
259 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax Q7

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Badge
Built-in focus motor
Autofocuses with more lenses
Size
Really small
Compact (102×58×34 mm)

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1.
Explore our gallery of 2 sample photos taken by the Pentax Q7.

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

Pentax Q7 Competitors

Olympus PEN E-PL1

Olympus PEN E-PL1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$230 body only

$405 with 14-42mm lens

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Battery life Longer battery life
Screen size Much smaller screen
Pentax Q

Pentax Q

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Movie continuous focus Continuous video focus
Thickness Slightly thinner
Supports 24p No 24p support
Pentax Q10

Pentax Q10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$190 body only

Battery life Longer battery life
Supports 24p No 24p support

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