Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1

Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
1000 ms startup delay
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Thin
Thickness
1.8"
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10

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Autofocuses shooting video
Contrast detection

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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-G1

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Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Size
Significantly smaller
124x84x45 mm vs 124x90x74 mm
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More than 40% smaller
Thickness
Much thinner
1.8" vs 2.9"
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Around 40% thinner
Dynamic range
More dynamic range
10.3 EV vs 10.1 EV
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0.2 f-stops more dynamic range
Light sensitivity (boost)
Has boost ISO
3,200 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
Lowest price
Cheaper
$329.99 vs $599.90
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The best price we've seen is $270 cheaper (more than 40% less)
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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-G10

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Autofocus
Video autofocus
Contrast detection vs None
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Automatically focuses shooting video
Movie format
Shoots movies
720p @ 30fps vs None
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Shoots HD (720p) video as well as still pictures
Color depth
Better color depth
21.2 bits vs 21.1 bits
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Distinguishes 0.1 more bits of color
Weight
Lighter
381 g vs 430 g
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More than 10% lighter
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent mirrorless cameras, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent mirrorless cameras

              Common Strengths
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Longest exposure Long exposures Help
              60 seconds
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              External flash not needed
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/4000 of a second
              Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
              DMC-G1:3,200 ISO
              DMC-G10:None
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Dynamic range Poor dynamic range Help
              DMC-G1:10.3 EV
              DMC-G10:10.1 EV
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              12 MP
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Color depth Poor color depth Help
              DMC-G1:21.1 bits
              DMC-G10:21.2 bits
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              460k dots
              Overall image quality Low image quality Help
              DMC-G1:53.0
              DMC-G10:52.0
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              Weather sealed Neither is weather sealed Help
              Need to shelter it from weather
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              DMC-G1:3 fps
              DMC-G10:2.6 fps
              Movie format One shoots movies Help
              DMC-G1:None
              DMC-G10:720p @ 30fps
              Low light performance Above average noise at high ISO Help
              DMC-G1:463 ISO
              DMC-G10:411 ISO

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              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $320 body only

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Startup delay Has slightly more startup delay
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $795 with 14-42mm lens

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              3D Captures 3D images
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $350 body only

              $614 with 14-45mm lens

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Sensor cleaning Has a self cleaning sensor
              Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously while recording movies
              Startup delay Has slightly more startup delay
              Olympus PEN E-PL1

              Olympus PEN E-PL1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $429 with 14-42mm lens

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Sensor cleaning Has a self cleaning sensor
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously while recording movies
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $342 body only

              $491 with 14-42mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is slightly larger
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $125 body only

              $280 with 14-42mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Startup delay Has significantly more startup delay
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $574 body only

              $519 with 14-42mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is slightly larger

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Sony A7

              Sony A7

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $1,298 - $1,698 body only

              $1,500 - $1,998 with 28-70mm lens

              Autofocus Video autofocus
              Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
              Lens availability Significantly fewer lenses available
              Lowest price Significantly more expensive

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Olympus PEN E-P3

              Olympus PEN E-P3

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $1,345 body only

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Color depth Worse color depth
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $197 body only

              $300 with 14mm lens

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Viewfinder No viewfinder

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