Updated (November 2010): Compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

84

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Really small
Size
Mid size (113×68×33 mm)
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Screen size
Large screen
3"
Live view
Has live view
Preview your photos
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Thickness
Thin
1.4"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 15 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2 Competitors

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
External flash No external flash support
Olympus PEN E-PM2

Olympus PEN E-PM2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$284 body only

$320 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
True resolution Higher true resolution
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Touch screen No touch screen

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1 Competitors

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$593 body only

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Lens availability Significantly fewer lenses available
Olympus PEN E-P2

Olympus PEN E-P2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$590 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$347 body only

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Movie continuous focus Continuous video focus
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

discussion

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