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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Digital Camera

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MILC 16MP Live MOS Apr 2014
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45 Reasons For

Twenty-Six Industry Awards

This Panasonic camera is one of the most awarded of all the digital cameras of this spec and age.

The reviewers at seven expert review sites all concluded that they would recommend this camera. Trusted Reviews, Pcauthority.com.au, Altomdata.dk, Digitallife.se, Focus-numerique.fr, Hi-tech.mail.ru/ and Gagadget.com all gave this Panasonic camera a "Recommended" award.

The writers at PhotographyBlog.com, Camera Labs, Lydogbilde.no, Ljudochbild.se and Lydogbillede.dk all thought that this MILC digital camera was very good and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

The editors of four more expert review sites all decided that this camera was terrific and gave it their highest award. This Panasonic camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from Ephotozine, Photoreview.com.au, Cnetfrance.fr and Reviewed.com.

This MILC digital camera was given a "Gold" award by both What Digital Camera and DP Review, both of which thought that this Panasonic digital camera was superb.

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Good Expert Reviews

Based on fourty-four expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review and Ephotozine this camera has an average expert rating of 86%. This puts this Panasonic digital camera in the top 14% of all the MILC cameras that came out more than two years ago when ranked by average expert review score.

Excellent Owner Reviews

Owners have rated this MILC digital camera on average 90 out of 100.

Good Quality Pictures

A number of people reckoned that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 was able to produce good images. Digitaltrends.com said in their review of this digital camera two years ago “The camera is capable of taking good pictures.” and scored it 4 stars. Expert website Macworld.co.uk said “The images thankfully speak for themselves”. Photoreview.com.au mentioned in their review “The camera with its compact kit lens makes a great combo for street photography” and gave this digital camera a score of 4 stars.

Some customers who reviewed it concluded that it had a good image sensor. Expert review site Photographybay.com wrote “The GM1 features a 16MP sensor with a Micro Four Thirds mount” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1. Camerastuffreviewcom said “Compact body with large sensor” and gave the product a score of 4 stars. Expert website Techradar.com/au/ said in their review “When you consider that this camera is smaller than the Pentax Q range, which features a compact camera sized sensor, that feat seems e”.

Some Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 reviewers agreed that it had a good picture resolution. Last year Camerastuffreviewcom wrote “5fps continuous shooting”. One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 owner wrote that it was good in low light. Camerastuffreviewcom said in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 review “Works well in low light” and gave the product a score of 4 stars.

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Good Product Quality

A number of Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 owners who bought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 reckoned that it was good quality. Trustedreviews.com mentioned in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 on Trusted Reviews “The Panasonic GM1 is a truly impressive CSC that impressively designed and delivers good image quality while managing to still fit easily in to a trouser pocket”. Amateurphotographer.co.uk mentioned in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 review “A mix of lightweight, compact design and decent image quality is therefore a balance that camera manufacturers are keen to get right”. Camerastuffreviewcom wrote “Good quality frame” in their review.

Nice Design

Four customers who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was a good design. Camerastuffreviewcom said “Classy design” in their review of this digital camera. Camerastuffreviewcom also wrote “Incredibly compact design”. Camerastuffreviewcom also wrote “Comfortable shooting design”.

Several people thought it was good looking. Digitalversus.com said on expert website Digital Versus “The Panasonic Lumix GM1 is small, light, stylish, pleasant to use”. Expert website Amateurphotographer.co.uk wrote two years ago “The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is perfect for documenting everyday life as it can be carried with you everywhere With its stylish design and compact body” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars. Hardwarezone.com.sg said in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 review three years ago “Brains; it's impossibly small and stylishly good-looking”.

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Good Size

A number of Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 reviewers agreed that the product was compact. Ephotozine.com wrote on Ephotozine “It's designed to compete with other premium compact cameras, such as the Sony Cyber-shot RX100 II, with 1inch sensor, although benef”. Ephotozine.com also mentioned “It has an ultra compact magnesium alloy body that weighs only 204g”. Ephotozine.com also wrote “Is designed to compete with other premium compact cameras, such as the Sony Cyber-shot RX100 II, with 1inch sensor, etc, although benefits from a larger Micro Four Thirds sensor.”.

A few customers said that it was lightweight. Expert website Digitaltrends.com mentioned two years ago “Panasonic deserves a round of applause for designing a very compact and lightweight interchangeable lens camera”. Camerastuffreviewcom gave it a rating of 4 stars and said in their review last year “Extremely compact, lightweight”. Camerastuffreviewcom also wrote “Extremely small and lightweight camera body”.

One person who reviewed it thought it was a good body shape. Expert website Techradar.com/au/ mentioned in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 “It's impressive that Panasonic has managed to compress its excellent technology into a body as remarkably small as this” and scored the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 very highly.

One customer concluded that it was a squeeze to fit in.

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Good Quality Lens

Several people who bought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 agreed that it had a good lens. Camerastuffreviewcom scored this digital camera 71 out of 100 and mentioned last year “Sharp, compact kit lens” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1. Camerastuffreviewcom also mentioned “Good 1232 mm kit lens”. Camerastuffreviewcom also said “Micro Four Thirds lens system makes for versatile product, pinpoint focus mode”.

Four customers mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good autofocus. Expert review site Photoreview.com.au mentioned “Nearby is a focus mode lever, while the rear panel boasts a control dial, which surrounds a fairly conventional arrow pad” in their review. Camerastuffreviewcom wrote in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 review “Fast and accurate autofocus”. Camerastuffreviewcom also said “Speedy autofocus”.

One person who purchased the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 mentioned that it had a good zoom. In November last year Camerastuffreviewcom mentioned “Kit lens has short 2.6x zoom”.

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Easy to Use

A few customers who reviewed it thought it was easy to use. Camerastuffreviewcom scored the product 4 stars and mentioned “Easy to use touch UI” in their review. Camerastuffreviewcom also wrote “Rear control wheel easy to press when turning”.

Some customers considered that this digital camera was comfortable and easy to hold. Digitalversus.com wrote in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 on expert website Digital Versus “Ahhing about whether to splash out on the Panasonic GM1 mini micro-four-thirds interchangeable lens camera this Christmas could be swayed by Panasonic's free handgrip offer that”.

A few people who reviewed it mentioned that it was easy to assemble. Techradar.com/au/ mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Panasonic was first to launch a compact system camera all the way back in 2008, so it has a decently rich heritage on which to build its new releases”.

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Robust

A number of Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 owners who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was strong and durable. Camerastuffreviewcom said in their review “Compact and sturdy”. Camerastuffreviewcom also said “Playing card dimensions means this is one compact that truly is, sturdy DSLRstrength build provides a premium feel, diminutiveness hasn't unduly affected handling”. Camerastuffreviewcom also said “Sturdy magnesium alloy frame”.

One person concluded that it was well made. One person said in their reviews that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 was reliable. Camerastuffreviewcom wrote in November last year “Reliable transfer of image files over WiFi” in their review of this digital camera.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

A few customers concluded that the product was mirrorless. Expert review site Digitaltrends.com gave it a score of 75 out of 100 and said “The 16-megapixel DMC-GM1 ($750) mirrorless Compact System Camera (CSC) is unbelievably tiny, yet it still has an outsized number of features” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1. Expert review site T3.com wrote in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 “Mirror-less Compact System Cameras - of which Panasonic launched the very first, back in September 2008 - were always supposed to be about good things coming in small packages”. Expert website Dpreview.com wrote “Entry-level mirrorless cameras provide a nice middle ground between fixed-lens point-and-shoots”.

One person who purchased it thought it had a good viewfinder. One person reckoned that it had a good screen.

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Acceptable Noise Level

Some people who reviewed the product thought it was quiet. Expert website Photographyblog.com wrote in their review of this digital camera three years ago “A pop-up flash, silent” . Last year Camerastuffreviewcom mentioned in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 review “Truly silent shutter mode” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars. Camerastuffreviewcom also wrote “Silent shutter option with maximum speed of 116 000”.

One customer wrote that it was noisy. In November last year Camerastuffreviewcom mentioned in their review “Clean and clear shots, noise handled very well”.

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Good Technical Features

A few people wrote that it had good features. Expert review site Whatdigitalcamera.com wrote “The way such impressive features have been squeezed into such a small body goes to show what is possible” in their review. Expert website Cameralabs.com gave it a rating of 4 stars and mentioned in their review “Those who want a compact with better quality and features than a typical point-and-shoot”. Digitalversus.com wrote on expert website Digital Versus “What's not to like? This interchangeable lens camera packs a good range of features and quality tech specs into a cute little camera that's perfectly portabl” in their review and gave it a score of 5 stars.

Good Connectivity

Four customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was wifi compatible. Photographyblog.com wrote on PhotographyBlog.com “The DMC-GM1 features a Four Thirds-sized 16 megapixel Live MOS image sensor, 1036K-dot touchscreen LCD screen, built-in Wi-Fi connectivity” in their review of this digital camera. Camerastuffreviewcom mentioned “Built-in Wifi with smartphone remote control” in their review of this digital camera. Hardwarezone.com.ph said “Great Wifi NFC functionality”.

Good Brand

Based on 7,428 owner and expert reviews, Panasonic has good ratings for its digital cameras. Panasonic also has good ratings specifically for its MILC cameras compared to other manufacturers.

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Good Video Capture

Several customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good for video recording. Camerastuffreviewcom said in their review of this digital camera in November last year “Superior AVCHD videos”. Camerastuffreviewcom also mentioned “1080i not p video capture, no hotshoe, no viewfinder possible, accidental touchscreen presses not uncommon (can be turned off though), faux leather finish won't impress all”.

Good Flash

Several people who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good flash. Camerastuffreviewcom gave this digital camera a score of 71 out of 100 and mentioned in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 “Builtin flash”.

Good Exposure Control

One person who reviewed the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 reckoned that it had good exposure controls. Photoreview.com.au mentioned “The cursor buttons on the arrow pad provide quick access to the exposure compensation, white balance, AF area selection” in their review of this digital camera.

Good Support

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 reviewer considered that the product had good technical guidance. Camerastuffreviewcom wrote “Full Manual control” in their review of this digital camera.

Supports WiFi Connectivity

Unlike most of the other similar spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago which do not support WiFi connectivity, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 supports WiFi connectivity.

There are a number of other digital cameras which also support WiFi connectivity that you might want to look at including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6[plb_2147371_price], or the Sony Alpha A5100[plb_2417436_price].

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has a built-in flash. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-GM1 also have a built-in flash.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Lumix DMC-GM1 supports Full HD video, as do most of the other MILC cameras that were launched around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GM1.

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on MILC cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We compared all the other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory to this camera and we think the Pen E-PL5[pl_1840381_price], and the Pen E-PL5[pl_1840381_price] both from Olympus which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a Live MOS sensor type, which is typical of many cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector

The number of HDMI connector types found on the Lumix DMC-GM1 is more than most digital cameras of this age and spec. The most commonly found HDMI connector is Mini, but this HDMI connector is not found on this camera. The HDMI connectors Micro are also found on this Panasonic camera.

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Supports Three Image Formats

The number of supported image formats on the Lumix DMC-GM1 is more than most digital cameras of this age and type. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-GM1. The image formats "MPO" and "RAW" are also supported by this Panasonic digital camera.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This camera has an Electronic camera shutter, which is the most frequently found camera shutter on similar spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

The Lumix DMC-GM1 has a fairly long maximum camera shutter speed (60 seconds) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-GM1. The shortest maximum camera shutter speed of similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GM1 is 0.25s, the longest is 240s, and the average maximum camera shutter speed is 40s.

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Quite High Maximum ISO Speed

Digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GM1 have maximum ISO speeds of between 1,600 and 410,000, and the average maximum ISO speed is 25,000. With a maximum ISO speed of 25,600, the Lumix DMC-GM1 has a quite high maximum ISO speed compared to most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GM1.

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Quite Small Maximum Aperture

The Lumix DMC-GM1 has one of the smaller maximum apertures (22) amongst cameras of this age. The maximum apertures of MILC cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-GM1 range from 1 to 36.

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Has Six White Balance Modes

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has a greater number of white balance modes than most MILC cameras that came out around the same time as it. This camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on similar spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GM1. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this Panasonic camera.

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4592 X 3448 Still Image Resolution

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has a higher still image resolution than most cameras of this type and age. This camera has a 4592 x 3448 still image resolution, whereas most MILC cameras that were released around the same time as it have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution. In addition, this Panasonic digital camera have still image resolutions of 3232 x 2424, 2272 x 1704, 1824 x 1368, 4592 x 3064, 3232 x 2160, 2272 x 1520, 1824 x 1216, 4592 x 2584, 3232 x 1824, 1824 x 1024, 3424 x 3424 and 2416 x 2416 and 1712 x 1712. Across all comparable spec cameras that have been available for more than two years the still image resolution ranges from 1024 x 768 (worst) to 12416 x 1856 (best).

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Has Four Photo Effects

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has a greater number of photo effects than most MILC cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This camera has a Vivid photo effect, which is the most commonly found photo effect found on cameras of a similar age and spec to the Lumix DMC-GM1. The photo effects "Black&White", "Neutral" and "Skin tones" are also found on this Panasonic digital camera.

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± 5EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

The Lumix DMC-GM1 has a ± 5EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction which is wider than most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. Most MILC cameras that were released more than two years ago have a ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction. Across all cameras that have been around for more than two years the best light exposure correction is ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) and the worst is ± 2EV (1/3EV step).

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Quite High Display Resolution

The Lumix DMC-GM1 has one of the higher display resolutions (1,036,000 pixel) amongst MILC cameras of this age. The lowest display resolution of MILC cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-GM1 is 33 pixels, the highest is 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 750,000 pixels.

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Supports Nine ISO Speeds

The Lumix DMC-GM1 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This Panasonic digital camera supports a 200 ISO speed, which is the most commonly supported ISO speed supported by cameras of a similar age and type to the Lumix DMC-GM1. The ISO speeds "125", "400", "800", "1600", "3200", "6400", "12800" and "25600" are also supported by this digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 640 x 480|1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modes

The number of light exposure modes found on the Lumix DMC-GM1 is more than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This camera has a Manual light exposure mode, which is the most commonly found light exposure mode found on cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-GM1. The light exposure modes "Aperture priority AE", "Auto" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this Panasonic camera.

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Features Six Auto Focus

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is more than most MILC cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. This camera features a Continuous Auto Focus auto focus, which is the most commonly featured auto focus featured on MILC cameras that were released more than two years ago. The auto focus "Contrast Detection Auto Focus", "Face detection", "Flexible Spot Auto Focus", "Single Auto Focus" and "Tracking Auto Focus" are also featured on this Panasonic digital camera.

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Very Thin

The average depth of MILC cameras that were released around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GM1 is 44mm. The Lumix DMC-GM1 is one of the thinner similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago (only 30.4 millimeters) amongst MILC cameras of this age.

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Very Short Flash Sync-Speed

Cameras of a comparable type and age to the Lumix DMC-GM1 have flash sync-speeds of between 0.005s and 4s, and the average flash sync-speed is 0.85s. With a flash sync-speed of only 0.02 seconds, the Lumix DMC-GM1 has a fairly short flash sync-speed compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-GM1.

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Auto Focus

This digital camera has an Auto/Manual focus, which is typical of many MILC cameras that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Narrow

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is one of the narrowest digital cameras of this type and age (only 98.5 millimeters) amongst cameras of this age. The widths of MILC cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GM1 range from 98mm to 170mm, and the average width is 120mm.

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Short

The Lumix DMC-GM1 is very short (only 54.9 millimeters) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the Lumix DMC-GM1. The heights of digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the Lumix DMC-GM1 range from 36mm to 110mm.

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Light

When compared to other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Lumix DMC-GM1, the weight of the Lumix DMC-GM1 of only 70 grams is one of the lightest. The lightest camera of this spec and age is 70g , the heaviest is 680g, and the average weight is 310g.

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10 Reasons Against

Poor Battery Life

A few customers who purchased the product considered that it did not have a good battery life. Expert website Photoreview.com.au mentioned “Accessory port and limited battery capacity”. Camerastuffreviewcom mentioned “Weak battery life” but despite that they still gave the product a score of 4 stars. Camerastuffreviewcom also mentioned “Soso battery life, feels expensive on launch, touch sensitive onscreen icons are small as are the hard keys on the backplate, lacks an eyelevel viewfinder (EVF”.

Does Not Support Video Recording

Like most of the other digital cameras of this type and age, the Lumix DMC-GM1 does not support video recording.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Lumix DMC-GM1 is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GM1 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Like most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age, the Lumix DMC-GM1 does not have a GPS.

Alternative cameras which also have a GPS that you might want to look at include the Samsung NX300[plb_2096674_price], or the Nikon 1 AW1[plb_2020636_price].

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Not Waterproof

Most cameras of a similar age and spec to the Lumix DMC-GM1 are not waterproof. The Lumix DMC-GM1 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

The Lumix DMC-GM1 does not have an image stabiliser. Most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the Lumix DMC-GM1 also do not have an image stabiliser.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length

The maximum focal lengths of digital cameras of this type and age range from 27mm to 870mm, and the average maximum focal length is 110mm. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has a quite short maximum focal length (only 64 millimeters) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-GM1.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of MILC cameras that have been on the market for more than two years is 680mAh, the biggest is 4,400mAh, and the average battery capacity is 1,300mAh. At only 680 milliamperes * hour, the Lumix DMC-GM1 has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other MILC cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 220 Shots Per Battery Charge

Most MILC cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-GM1 take between 220 and 4,699 shots per battery charge, including the Lumix DMC-GM1 which takes 220 shots per battery charge.

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Only 23 Auto Focus Points

The Lumix DMC-GM1 is a 23 auto focus point camera. Most of the other MILC cameras that have been available for more than two years have between 11 and 246 auto focus points.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Panasonic released the Lumix DMC-GM1.

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the Lumix DMC-GM1 has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-GM1.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 3" screen cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Olympus Pen E-PL5[plb_1840381_price].

Digital cameras with a larger screen size that might be worth looking at include the Samsung NX300[plb_2096674_price] (3.31").

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Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 16 megapixels, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has a relatively average megapixel count compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the Lumix DMC-GM1.

If this camera megapixel count is not high enough for you then you might also want to look at the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4[plb_2173892_price] (16.05MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Lumix DMC-GM1 has a relatively typical digital zoom compared to most of the other MILC cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-GM1.

If this MILC digital camera digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Alpha A5100[pl_2417436_price] (8x), or the NEX-5[pl_2154751_price] (10x) both from Sony.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Full-Frame Sensor Size
Total Megapixel Count
Image Stabilizer
Aspect Ratio
Design
Waterproof
Colour
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens
Extra / Smart Zoom
Lens Structure
Lens Mount Interface
Aspheric Element
Diaphragm Blades
Filter Size
Focusing
Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance
Auto Focus Point
Focus
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Sync-Speed
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
HD Type
Audio
Audio Format
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Display Aspect Ratio
Ports & Interfaces
USB Connector Type
HDMI Connector
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
3D Compatible
GPS
White Balance Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Camera File System
Playback Mode
Scene Mode
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Lens Weight
Lens Length
Lens Diameter
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Battery Capacity
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
System Requirements
Windows Operating System
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Networking
Wireless LAN Type
Other Features
Video Recording
Interface
Dimension
Aperture Range
Accessories
Aspect Ratio
Technical Details

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The Panasonic Lumix GM1 is the latest Micro Four Thirds (MFT) system camera from that brand. This camera got a lot of enthusiastic responses in the press and not only because the GM1 looks... Read more…

Really small perfect for travelling
Easy to use
Good quality frame
Takes fantastic pictures
Works well in low light
Battery life
Uneven photo quality
May be too small for some
Weak battery life
Soso battery life
3 March 2015

The smallest CSC to date, and one of the best too...

Expert Reviews

4 January 2015

Going on holidays is always the perfect excuse to buy a new camera.Going to the camera store I found a bevy of new cameras. How to choose?I did little research on the net, looking primarily... Read more…

16 December 2014

Entry-level mirrorless cameras provide a nice middle ground between fixed-lens point-and-shoots and lower-end DSLRs...

18 July 2014

Panasonic deserves a round of applause for designing a very compact and lightweight interchangeable lens camera. Overall, the camera is capable of taking good pictures, but performance is a bit...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 20 February 2014 by Hakon Soreide
(Verified Purchase)

There is one overwhelmingly major reason for choosing the GM1 over other M43 cameras, and that is size. I have heard people bemoan the lack of an eye-level finder, small buttons, lack of grip,... Read more…

Reviewed 12 April 2014 by Bobster

I was looking to spend about £500 to buy a new camera which offered higher picture quality than I was getting from my Lumix LX7. As I use a camera mainly for amateur travel photography,... Read more…

Reviewed 25 August 2014 by Robbie Williams
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this little camera because I generally carry a Nikon SLR and lenses around and I'm getting old and tired. Sometimes you just need a camera that is small and light and no hassle. I've had... Read more…

Reviewed 14 January 2014 by Dubya Gee
(Verified Purchase)

Panasonic have been able to squeeze a top-of-the-line GX7 into an amazingly small space with this camera. I purchased it in mid-December, early in its life, and have not put it down since, as it... Read more…

Reviewed 26 April 2014 by Harry Read
(Verified Purchase)

I am a panasonic groupie, my last three cameras have been lumix but I found that they were a bit bulky when out for a walk or on the beach. I wanted something that was easy to fit in a pocket and... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dmcgm1, DMC-GM1, DMCGM1KEBK, DMC-GM1LWE, dmcgm1wegs, DMC-GM1LBK, dmcgm1kebs, DMC-GM1KEB-S, DMC-GM1KEB-K, 5025232763764, panasonic dmcgm1, panasonic dmcgm1k, panasonic dmcgm1ke, panasonic dmcgm1keb, panasonic dmcgm1kebd, panasonic dmcgm1kebk, panasonic gm11232web1, panasonic gm11232web1b, panasonic gm11232web1bd, panasonic gm11232web1bdl, panasonic evpsgm11232web1, panasonic evpsgm11232web1b, panasonic evpsgm11232web1bd, panasonic evpsgm11232web1bdl
Barcodes 00616348040143, 00617689589926, 00617689594579, 00617689594609, 00885170227606, 05025232763764, 05025232763894, 05025232763900, 05025232763917, 05025232763924, 05025232763931, 05025232763948, 05025232763955, 05025232763962, 05025232764440, 05025232767274, 05025232767755, 05025232767762, 05025232767779, 05025232774647, 05025232775224, 05025232782482, 05054230927175

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