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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 Digital Camera

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MILC 16MP Live MOS May 2015
Camera Type Megapixel Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
- Superb DSLM image quality without the bulk and weight of traditional DSLRs- Never miss a photo with three unique 4K Ultra HD Video pause and save 4K Photo Modes- Fast and precise auto focusing... More
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Fourteen Industry Awards

Amongst MILC cameras that have been on the market for more than a year, this camera is one of the most awarded by experts in digital cameras.

This Panasonic camera was given an "Editor's Choice" award by Ephotozine, Photoreview.com.au and Reviewed.com all of whom thought that this camera was terrific.

The experts at PhotographyBlog.com, Ljudochbild.se and Lydogbillede.dk all strongly endorse this digital camera and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

This camera was given a "Recommended" award by Pricerunner.se, Lydogbilde.no and Pocket Lint all of whom concluded that this MILC digital camera was good.

Furthermore, this camera received a "Silver" award from DP Review and it received a "Best Buy" award from Expert Reviews. Furthermore, Digifotopro.nl said that this Panasonic camera was exceptional and gave it a "Gold" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

Thirty-two experts from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review and CNET.com have rated this MILC digital camera on average 86 out of 100.

Excellent Owner Reviews

Lumix DMC-G7 owners on average rated this camera as superb.

Good Size

A few Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 reviewers reckoned that this digital camera was compact. A.m.boughey wrote “It's small and compact, almost like a mini DSLR” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 review. Doh wrote in their review on Amazon “Very good camera for those upgrading from point & shoot/compact”. Doh also mentioned “It’s a slightly smaller version of a full size DSLR so is useful being more compact”.

A few Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 reviewers who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was a good body shape. Client D'amazon mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Its cheap plastic body” nonetheless they gave it a rating of 3 stars.

A few Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 owners who purchased it concluded that it was lightweight. M J Clark scored this digital camera very highly and wrote on Amazon last year “An excellent camera providing all the benefits of the Lumix G range - lightweight, great viewfinder”. Stuff.tv said two years ago “It's a lightweight interchangeable lens camera with above average low light performance, lightning-fast autofocus, strong user friendliness” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7. Expert website Tbreak.ae said in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 review also two years ago “Mirrorless cameras have increasingly become popular over the years due to its smaller compact and lightweight body that produces results as good as a full blown DSLR”.

One customer reckoned that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 was a good weight. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Due to light weight non durable plastic housing”.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 reviewer who bought the product concluded that it was easy to carry around. Mike Brown said “Lens combination that is light and easy to use” in his review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 and rated it as very good.

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Nice Design

A number of people said in their reviews that this digital camera was good looking. A.m.boughey mentioned in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 on Amazon “It's a pretty easy camera to use”. Mr. M. Cheung wrote in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 review on Amazon “Out of the camera JPG's look pretty clean at ISO 6400” and scored it very highly. Pedro Henrique said in his review of this digital camera on Amazon in January last year “It is stylish, small and light the batteries run for hours” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 reviewer who purchased it reckoned that it was a good design. Bluey1976 mentioned on Amazon “I am rather fond of the design on the DMC-G7” in their review of this digital camera. One Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 owner who reviewed the product concluded that it was retro. John Boy mentioned “The G7 has a slightly retro look as the integral flash housing looks like it houses a prism” in his review.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 was smooth. John Boy wrote in his Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 review “The 45-175 lens has a smooth, quiet power zoom”.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 owner who bought it reckoned that it was luxurious. Two years ago Expertreviews.co.uk scored the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 5 stars and mentioned on expert website Expert Reviews “Improved features make this a significantly more upmarket camera” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7.

One person who bought this digital camera reckoned that it was ergonomic. Photoanswers.co.uk gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned on expert review site Photo Answers.co.uk “The ergonomic G7 offers a solid AF system” in their review of this digital camera.

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Robust

Several Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 reviewers wrote that the product was well made. In January last year Mr. M. Cheung wrote on Amazon “The solid feel of the dial is so nice I find myself spinning the dials just for fun”. The Review Man rated it 4 stars and mentioned on Amazon also in January last year “Great 4k video, decent photo, touch screen monitor, unique 4k photo feature, good brand, built in flash is a bonus Cons” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7. Expert website Digitalversus.com wrote in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 “It's well-built, fairly compact”.

One person who bought it concluded that it was strong and durable.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 owner said that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 was reliable. Expertreviews.co.uk rated it 5 stars and said “In some ways it shares the same reliable, utilitarian spirit as the G6” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7.

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Good Technical Features

Several Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 reviewers who reviewed it considered that it had good features. Amazon Customer mentioned “Excellent Camera with tons of features, bells and whistles, amazing 4k” in their review and rated the product 5 stars. Amazon Customer also wrote “Lots of really good features well above it's price range”. Enigma rated the product 5 stars and mentioned “Unless you need all the bells and whistles, this is a perfect alternative to the GH4 (or GX8?”.

Easy to Use

Several customers who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to use. A Moreton said on Amazon “The rear wheel (next to on-off button) to be easier to use than the equivalents on the G5” in their review of this digital camera. A.m.boughey mentioned in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 “Tell you that you will need to get faster SD cards to use this feature to it's full potential” . Enigma mentioned “Processing capabilities make it a joy to use” in their review of this digital camera.

A few customers said in their reviews that the product was comfortable and easy to hold. A Moreton said on Amazon “It is going to take me a while to get comfortable with them all” and scored the product very highly. Sj, Flintshire wrote in their review of this digital camera “Lovely to hold, especially for someone with a smaller hand” . Steve wrote in his review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 on Amazon “The camera is an absolute pleasure to hold and to take anywhere”.

A few people who purchased the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 mentioned that it was easy to use the menus. R. Tait wrote on Amazon “The digital menus are delightful, very easy to navigate, simply designed” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 owner mentioned that it had a touch sensitive screen. Rod H said on Amazon “The monitor screen has touch sensitive operation allowing you to select features” and rated it 5 stars.

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Good Quality Lens

Ten people who purchased the product thought it had a good autofocus. Client D'amazon wrote “The autofocus impressively fast and smart.” in their review of this digital camera. Two years ago John Boy rated the product as excellent and he said in his review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 “Surprisingly the 14-42 lens has a minimum focusing distance of 20cm; I expected that it would be closer”. John Boy also mentioned “I have generally used the 49 segment AF group and focusing has been quick”.

A number of Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 owners said in their reviews that it had a good lens. Ian Thomas wrote on Amazon “The lens took in enough light to avoid slow exposures” and scored the product 5 stars. Ian Thomas also said “The included 14-42mm Panasonic kit lens produces great wide angle shots”. Mike Brown said in his review of this digital camera on Amazon in January last year “This is a brilliant camera and lens combination that is light”.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 reviewer who bought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 thought it had a good zoom.

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Good Video Capture

A few Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 reviewers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good for video recording. Bluey1976 mentioned in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 review “Excellent camera with great quality video” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Bluey1976 also said “The resulting files of 4k video are huge and you will fill memory up quick! The quality though was excellent, I have shown many people video clips in 4k”. Doh said in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 review “The big bonus is the 4K video”.

Good Quality Pictures

Some people mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was able to produce good images. Client D'amazon said in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 review “Excellent pictures”. Doh mentioned “The obvious down side is the images don’t contain as much detail”. Doh also wrote “The images are decent quality and for most people easily good enough so I don’t see the sensor size as a big problem”.

Some customers agreed that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 had a good picture resolution. Ron Plushkis mentioned “This means UHD has 4 times more pixels” in his review. Ron Plushkis also mentioned “HOWEVER, professionals may notice the difference if they are wanting to shooting in HDR to match footage from other equipment”. Expert website Ephotozine.com wrote in their review “A high resolution electronic viewfinder (EVF), rapid performance” .

Five customers who purchased the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 thought it was good in low light. Cef wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “It actually is apparent that it deals with noise in low light slightly better than it's older brother” and gave the product a score of 4 stars. In January last year Ian Thomas rated the product 5 stars and he wrote “4K video at a "winter lights" event at the Anglesey Abbey National Trust site, shooting hand-held with only natural low light”. S. Pampoukidis mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Great low light photography, fast autofocus, 4K video, optical view finder, great kit lens, what else to ask for at this price?”.

A number of Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 owners who bought the product considered that it had a good ISO range.

One customer who bought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 reckoned that it had a good image sensor. Two years ago Ephotozine.com wrote on expert review site Ephotozine “Features a 16 megapixel sensor, 4K video recording, plus a number of improvements over the Panasonic Lumix G6 that it replaces”.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

Some people considered that it had a good viewfinder. Bluey1976 said in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 “All of the buttons are placed in logical locations, pretty much the same as any camera of this type, I was also impressed with the viewfinder”. Ian Thomas said in his Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 review on Amazon “I found myself using the EVF (electronic viewfinder) almost exclusively in bright sunlight, which turns itself on as soon as a sensor detects you're trying to look through it”. Ephotozine.com said on Ephotozine “Features a high-resolution electronic viewfinder (EVF), along with a vari-angle touchscreen, 16 megapixel Micro Four Thirds sensor” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7.

Five Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 reviewers who bought it thought it had a good screen. A Moreton rated the product as excellent and mentioned on Amazon “The touch screen is more responsive than the sluggish one on the G5” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 review. Two years ago Doh wrote on Amazon “The fully articulated touch screen is very useful” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7. John Boy wrote “A sensor on the EVF switches off the excellent fold-out touch screen / monitor when the EVF is used” in his review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7.

Several people who reviewed the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 considered that it had an electronic viewfinder. John Boy wrote on Amazon “The electronic viewfinder (EVF) is bright” in his review of this digital camera. Pook said on Amazon “Has a very good EVF” although they gave it a rating of 40 out of 100. Photoanswers.co.uk said on expert website Photo Answers.co.uk “An impressive EVF” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 review.

Some Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 reviewers who reviewed the product said that it was mirrorless. Cef wrote on Amazon “Stills provides everything you would expect from a modern mirrorless camera, 4K time-lapse included” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7. Cnet.com mentioned in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 on expert website CNET.com two years ago “A great mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera for families”. Also two years ago expert review site Dpreview.com mentioned “The last thing it's trying to be is a mirrorless camera” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.

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Good Product Quality

Several customers who bought it concluded that it was good quality. Two years ago A Moreton mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The G5 has a partly metal body” and rated the product 5 stars. A Moreton also said “Picture quality seems very good, slightly better at high ISO than the G5”. A.m.boughey gave it a score of 5 stars and said in their review on Amazon two years ago “Have always liked them for ease of use and build quality”.

Panasonic Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

Panasonic is one of the superior camera manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and Panasonic also has good ratings for its MILC cameras.

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Acceptable Noise Level

A number of Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 reviewers said that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 was quiet. A Moreton mentioned “The camera can shoot silently, with just a barely audible click as the aperture stops down, which is a feature I used a lot on the G5”. Mr. M. Cheung gave it a rating of 5 stars and said on Amazon “And of course with this being a CSC, Panasonic have given us a truly silent shooting mode”. Sj, Flintshire said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “The ability to have a silent shutter is good for times when you don't want to intrude on an occasion”.

Good Support

A number of customers who reviewed the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 reckoned that it had good technical guidance. Peter Lower gave the product a score of 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Need to study the instructions to get the best out of it” in his review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7. Rod H mentioned “A careful read through of the manual provided is enough to get you started with the basics” in his review and gave the product a very good review. Ross Boardman gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he wrote “Then there is a basic operating manual, ideal for me, that covers all the controls” in his review of this digital camera.

Good Connectivity

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 reviewer thought the product was good in terms of HDMI connections. Cef wrote in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 review “It does have a clean HDMI output, which makes for bypassing the internal 29”. One customer who bought it thought it was wifi compatible. Doh gave this digital camera a score of 4 stars and wrote in their review on Amazon “As is the Wi-Fi for image transfer”.

One customer said in their reviews that it was able to connect to the internet. Ricardo Costa mentioned on Amazon “The internet is full of great reviews about the G7” in his review and rated the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 as excellent.

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Good Battery Life

A few people who bought it agreed that it had a good battery life. In January last year Ian Thomas mentioned on Amazon “I did try it just out of curiousity; other than noticing the battery drains quicker” in his review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7. Ross Boardman said in his review on Amazon “Once a card and the battery was inserted it was very easy to get going” and rated the product as excellent.

Good Flash

One person who reviewed this digital camera thought it had a good flash.

Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

Like most of the other MILC cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-G7, the Lumix DMC-G7 supports Full HD video.

There are a number of other digital cameras which support Full HD video currently available that you might also want to consider including cheaper cameras such as the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7[plb_2775892_price].

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Lumix DMC-G7 supports wi-Fi, as do most of the other MILC cameras that have been around for more than a year.

There are a number of other cameras which support wi-Fi currently available that you might also want to look at including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7[plb_2775892_price] which is cheaper.

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a Live MOS sensor type, which is typical of many MILC cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter type, which is typical of many digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector Type

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 has a greater number of HDMI connector types than most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This Panasonic digital camera has a Micro HDMI connector type, which is the most frequently found HDMI connector type found on MILC cameras that were launched around the same time as the Lumix DMC-G7.

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Supports Three Image Formats Supporteds

The Lumix DMC-G7 has a greater number of supported image formats than most cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This Panasonic camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by MILC cameras that were launched around the same time as the Lumix DMC-G7. The image formats supporteds "MPO" and "RAW" are also supported by this camera.

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Very High Playback Zoom (max)

When compared to other cameras that have been on the market for more than a year, the Lumix DMC-G7's playback zoom (max) of 16 times zoom factor is one of the highest. Across all the comparable spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Lumix DMC-G7 the playback zoom (max)s range from 4x to 16x, and the average playback zoom (max) is 12x.

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Quite Long Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

The shortest slowest camera shutter speed of cameras that were released more than a year ago is 0.25s, the longest is 60s, and the average slowest camera shutter speed is 39s. With a slowest camera shutter speed of 60 seconds, the Lumix DMC-G7 has one of the longer slowest camera shutter speeds amongst cameras of this age.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Lumix DMC-G7 supports a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the video resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by MILC cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-G7. 1920 x 1080 pixels is also supported by this Panasonic digital camera. This Panasonic camera also support a video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels and 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels is equivalent to 4K Ultra HD video. This has four times the detail of Full HD video.

This camera's video resolution (3840 x 2160 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution across all MILC cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-G7.

The worst supported video resolution across comparable types of camera is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture Number

The average maximum aperture number of cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-G7 is 17, and the maximum aperture numbers range from 4.5 to 40. The Lumix DMC-G7 has one of the smaller maximum aperture numbers (22) amongst MILC cameras of this age.

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Has Six White Balances

The Lumix DMC-G7 has a greater number of white balance modes than most cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on similar spec cameras that came out more than a year ago. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this Panasonic camera.

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

The Lumix DMC-G7 has a ± 5EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction which is wider than most digital cameras that were released more than a year ago. Most MILC cameras that have been around for around the same time as it have a ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction. The best light exposure correction of all MILC cameras that came out more than a year ago is ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) and the worst is ± 3EV (1/3EV step).

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Lumix DMC-G7 has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the video resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution.

This digital camera's video resolution (3840 x 2160 pixels) is in fact the best video resolution across all MILC cameras that have been around for more than a year.

Across comparable types of digital camera the worst video resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV Step) Flash Exposure Correction

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 has a wider flash exposure correction than most comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This Panasonic camera has a ±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction, whereas most digital cameras that were released one year ago have a ±2EV (1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction. Cameras of a similar spec and age to the Lumix DMC-G7 flash exposure corrections range from ±3EV (1/3 EV step) to ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step).

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Has Three Light Exposure Modess

The number of light exposure modes found on the Lumix DMC-G7 is more than most MILC cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. The most commonly found light exposure modes is Auto, but this light exposure modes is not found on this camera. The light exposure modess Aperture priority AE, Manual and Shutter priority AE are also found on this digital camera.

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Supports Nine ISO Sensitivitys

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by MILC cameras that were released around the same time as the Lumix DMC-G7. The ISO sensitivitys "200", "400", "800", "1600", "3200", "6400", "12800" and "25600" are also supported by this Panasonic camera.

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Features Five Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Lumix DMC-G7 is more than most comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This camera features a Single Auto Focus auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most frequently featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on MILC cameras that were released more than a year ago. The auto focusing (AF) modess "Continuous Auto Focus", "Face tracking", "Flexible Spot Auto Focus" and "Multi Point Auto Focus" are also featured on this Panasonic camera.

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11 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Lumix DMC-G7 does not have a built-in flash, unlike most of the other MILC cameras that were launched more than a year ago.

We think you might also be interested in alternative digital cameras which also have a built-in flash including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7[plb_2775892_price] which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

Most cameras of a similar age and type to the Lumix DMC-G7 do not support video capability. The Lumix DMC-G7 is no exception to this as it too does not support video capability.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also support video capability to this digital camera and we think the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7[plb_2775892_price] is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other MILC cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-G7, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

Most comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for more than a year do not have an image stabilizer. The Lumix DMC-G7 is no exception to this as it too does not have an image stabilizer.

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Not 3D

Most cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Lumix DMC-G7 are not 3D. The Lumix DMC-G7 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Most cameras of this age and type do not have a GPS (satellite). The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS (satellite).

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Quite Low Megapixel

The megapixels of cameras of this age and spec range from 10MP to 43MP, and the average megapixel is 18MP. With a megapixel of only 16 megapixels, the Lumix DMC-G7 has one of the lower megapixels amongst MILC cameras of this age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 16MP cameras currently available including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7[plb_2775892_price] which is cheaper.

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Only Features Five Flash Modess

The Lumix DMC-G7 has a greater number of flash modes than most MILC cameras that have been around for more than a year. This Panasonic digital camera features a Red-eye reduction flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-G7. The flash modess "Auto", "Forced off", "Forced on" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Only 1712 X 1712 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Lumix DMC-G7 has a 1712 x 1712 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras that are a similar age to it. Most cameras that are a comparable age to it have a 5472 x 3648 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s)s of [4:3] 4592x3448(L) / 3232x2424(M) / 2272x1704(S) / 1824x1368, Still Image [3:2] 4592x3064(L) / 3232x2160(M) / 2272x1520(S) / 1824x1216 and Still Image [16:9] 4592x2584(L) / 3840x2160(M) / 1920x1080(S) / 1824x1024 and Still Image [1:1] 3424x3424(L) / 2416x2416(M) / 1712x1712(S) / 1712x1712. Across all comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than a year ago the worst still image resolution is 640 x 360 and the best is 6016 x 4000.

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Only One Number of Aspheric Elements

Most cameras of a comparable type and age to the Lumix DMC-G7 have between one and three number of aspheric elementss, including the Lumix DMC-G7 which has one number of aspheric elements.

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Only Has Four Camera Playbacks

The Lumix DMC-G7 has a greater number of camera playback modes than most digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This camera has a Single image camera playback, which is the most commonly found camera playback found on comparable spec cameras that came out more than a year ago. The camera playbacks "Movie", "Slide show" and "Thumbnails" are also found on this Panasonic camera.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this camera was released.

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the Lumix DMC-G7.

Other 3" screen digital cameras currently available that you might want to look at include cheaper cameras such as the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7[plb_2775892_price].

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards on comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Alternative digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available that you might also want to consider include the Lumix DMC-GF7[pl_2775892_price], or the Lumix DMC-GF7[pl_2775892_price] both from Panasonic which is cheaper.

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Average Weight

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 has a relatively average weight (360 grams) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-G7.

Other digital cameras with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7[plb_2775892_price] (236g and cheaper).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels
Image Stabilizer Location
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Lens Mount Interface
Number of Aspheric Elements
Number of Diaphragm Blades
Filter Size
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Focus Adjustment
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Sync-Speed
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Exposure Correction
Shoe Mounting Point
Shoe Mounting Point Type
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Second Display
Display Aspect Ratio
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
Microphone in
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Camera
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
Dioptre Correction
Image Editing
Camera File System
Live View
Multi Burst Mode
Camera Playback
Direct Printing
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
Eye Relief
Scene Modes
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Lens Weight
Lens Length
Lens Diameter
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Capacity
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Wi-Fi Standards
Data Network
Technical Details
Magnification
Self-Timer
Lens Cap Included

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Expert Reviews

(57)
31 December 2015

Courtesy of a detailed knowledge of the bokeh characteristics of its lenses, Panasonic can determine the direction and magnitude of the focus adjustment needed to obtain a focus lock, much as does...

12 November 2015

Photo answers review Photo answers rating Camera brands have been hard at work, inventing new ways to simplify the photo-taking process. Panasonic's latest 4K technology pushes the idea that...

17 September 2015

There are few things that can get a man's heart pumping like a new camera and a legendary car race to test it out at. Or at least that's how I felt when I got a chance to take the Panasonic Lumix... Read more…

16 September 2015

With things hotting up considerably in the mirrorless camera market, a mild upgrade was never going to cut it, especially in the light of MFT rival Olympus's Mark II E-M5, but Panasonic has taken...

8 September 2015

While I certainly wouldn't call £680 dirt cheap, it's not at all bad for what you get with the Panasonic Lumix G7. It's a lightweight interchangeable lens camera with above average low light...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 19 July 2015 by Chostard
(Verified Purchase)

Wanted a small camera to lug around when travelling. Coming from Nikon Dslr I also wanted something with good/better video. This camera is unbeatable for my purpose. Light/small easy to use, great... Read more…

Reviewed 31 August 2015 by Mocee
Mocee would recommend the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

Have always been faithful to Canon but this little camera has made me change my ways. Incredibly portable, super sharp images, and video capability have made me realize my dslr days are over. I... Read more…

Reviewed 6 July 2015 by MikeyBNguyen
MikeyBNguyen would recommend the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 (Verified Purchase)

This camera is touted as the baby brother to the GH4 and it's right in the ballpark. LCD and EVF is bright and crisp. And like it's bigger sibling, it maintains the CineLike D and CineLike V modes... Read more…

Reviewed 31 August 2015 by Annie
Annie would recommend the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 (Verified Purchase)

I have been a DLSR Nikon user for 8 years. Over time, I have felt the weight in that camera and lenses that it had become harder and harder to carry around. It also began to hurt my back and... Read more…

Reviewed 5 July 2015 by Mar2jeter
Mar2jeter would recommend the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 (Verified Purchase)

This camera might not have all the features the GH4 has but it does add a lot of features for the price. I took some excellent pictures yesterday with my Nocticron 42.5 mm lens and the quality and... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00635131600715, 00635131600791, 00635131600852, 00841434102331, 00841434102348, 00841434102355, 00841434102386, 00885170250710, 00885170250727, 00885170254091, 05025232826513, 05025232826537, 05025232826643, 05025232826674, 05025232826827, 05025232826834, 05025232826841, 05025232826889, 05025232826896, 05025232826902, 05025232826919, 05025232826926, 05025232826933, 05025232831050, 05025232851850

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