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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$581 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
External flash No external flash support
Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$333 - $497 with 10-30mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Lens availability Much fewer lenses available
Fujifilm X-E1

Fujifilm X-E1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,030 body only

$848 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Startup delay Much more startup delay

Pentax Q7 Competitors

Pentax Q

Pentax Q

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$929 body only

Movie continuous focus Continuous video focus
Thickness Slightly thinner
Supports 24p No 24p support
Pentax Q-S1

Pentax Q-S1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$312 with 5-15mm lens

Canon EOS 40D

Canon EOS 40D

Pro DSLR

$1,599 with 17-85mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Lens availability Much more lenses available
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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