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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7

Camera Labs Recommended Digital Versus 5 Star PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended
A multi award winning and fully featured 16 megapixel digital camera
MILC 16MP Live MOS Black Jul 2015
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have scored the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 as follows for Summary.
99
51 Reviews + 6 Awards
1
Not Currently for Sale
50
Good Features
Overall Score
41
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 42?

It has great expert reviews and very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this camera to others.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report is easy to use, good picture quality and it is a good size.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in flash
Supports Full HD video
Quite short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
78
Very Good
41
Mediocre
64
Good
43
Mediocre

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How Big is the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7?

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 is 106.5mm wide and 64.6mm tall. It is 33.3mm deep and weighs 236g.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 front dimensions

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 size in context

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Six Industry Awards

The editors of two expert review sites both said that this Panasonic camera was very good. This camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from both PhotographyBlog.com and Ephotozine.

This camera was given a "Recommended" award by review site Camera Labs who concluded that this digital camera was very good.

This camera received a "5 Star" award from 01net.com, Digital Versus and Les Numeriques.com.

Good Expert Reviews

This camera has an average expert rating of 82% based on 35 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, Trusted Reviews and Ephotozine.

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Owner Reviews Are Good

Based on 16 owner reviews this camera has an average owner rating of 84 out of 100. Over 77% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Panasonic Has Very Good Reviews for Its Cameras

We checked 11,202 user and expert reviews (including 2,725 verified purchases) for Panasonic cameras and found that on average Panasonic has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Panasonic has very good ratings specifically within its cameras range. 95% of those that bought a Panasonic camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report it is Easy to Use

Two customers who purchased it reckoned that it was easy to use.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Three people who reviewed it reckoned that it was able to produce good images.

Users Report it is a Good Size

Two customers who purchased the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 concluded that it was compact.

Users Report it is Robust

Two owners who purchased this digital camera concluded that it was well made.


Features

Average Megapixel

The Lumix DMC-GF7 has a pretty standard megapixel (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 236 grams, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Lumix DMC-GF7 supports Full HD video. Most of the other cameras also support Full HD video.

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Fairly High Playback Zoom (max)

With a playback zoom (max) of 16 times zoom factor, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 has one of the higher playback zoom (max) amongst digital cameras of this age. The lowest playback zoom (max) of cameras is 1x and the highest is 30x.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 supports direct printing. Most of the other cameras also support direct printing.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 has a touchscreen. Most of the other cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Has a Wind Filter

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 has a wind filter. Most of the other cameras also have a wind filter.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Lumix DMC-GF7 supports video capability, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Lumix DMC-GF7 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras also support Wi-Fi.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on digital cameras.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

The lowest display resolution (numeric) of cameras is 3 pixels and the highest is 16,000,000 pixels. With a display resolution (numeric) of 1,040,000 pixel, the Lumix DMC-GF7 has a quite high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Lumix DMC-GF7 has a vari-angle LCD display, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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4592 X 3448 Still Image Resolution

The Lumix DMC-GF7 has a 4592 x 3448 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras. Most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This digital camera also have still image resolution(s) of 4592 x 2584, 3424 x 3424, 3840 x 2160, 3232 x 2424, 3232 x 2160, 2416 x 2416, 2272 x 1704, 2272 x 1520, 1712 x 1712, 1824 x 1368, 1824 x 1216 and 1920 x 1080 and 1824 x 1024. Across all digital cameras the best still image resolution is 6016 x 4000 and the worst is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664.

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Fairly Large Maximum Aperture Number

With a maximum aperture number of 22, the Lumix DMC-GF7 has one of the larger maximum aperture numbers amongst cameras of this age. The smallest maximum aperture number of cameras is 1.8 and the largest is 130.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Lumix DMC-GF7 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by digital cameras. 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. Across all cameras the best video resolution is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 320 x 120 pixels.

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Quite Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 has a very short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) (only 64 millimeters) compared to most of the other cameras. The average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras is 300mm, and the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 2.3mm to 2,000mm.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 has a flash exposure compensation, as do most of the other cameras.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Lumix DMC-GF7 has a relatively standard digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of cameras range from 2.3mm to 75mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm. With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24 millimeters, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 has a fairly short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Lumix DMC-GF7 has a self-timer. Most of the other cameras also have a self-timer.

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Supports Live View

The Lumix DMC-GF7 supports live view, as do most of the other cameras.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was July 2015 when Panasonic released the Lumix DMC-GF7.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic dmcgf7kefs, panasonic dmcgf7kebs, panasonic dmcgf7keft, panasonic dmcgf7kebt, panasonic n129697w
Barcodes 00008478357447, 00009608200583, 05025232650507, 05025232650514, 05025232650545, 05025232819584, 05025232826308, 05025232826315

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