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
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Long exposures
Longest exposure
60 seconds
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

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

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 DMC-GF3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$283 body only

$359 with 14-42mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO
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

Pentax Q7 Competitors

Pentax Q10

Pentax Q10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$199 body only

Battery life Longer battery life
Supports 24p No 24p support
Pentax Q-S1

Pentax Q-S1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$335 body only

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Super zoom

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only

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