Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 vs Pentax Optio M30

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

54

Pentax Optio M30

38

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax Optio M30

Size
Really small
Ultra compact (97×57×18 mm)
Thickness
Thin
0.7"
Weight
Light-weight
120 g

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7.
Explore our gallery of 24 sample photos taken by the Pentax Optio M30.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$493 body only

$616 with 14-42mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,276 body only

$1,174 with 14-42mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen type Has an OLED screen
Size Larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life

Pentax Optio M30 Competitors

Pentax Optio M50

Pentax Optio M50

Compact

$422

Wide angle Better wide angle
Screen resolution Slightly higher resolution screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W230

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W230

Compact

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Weight Slightly heavier
Pentax Optio P80

Pentax Optio P80

Compact

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Aperture Wider aperture
Fastest shutter speed Significantly slower max shutter speed

discussion

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7
Lumix DMC-GX7
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Pentax Optio M30
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