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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1
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93
Reviews
114 Reviews + 26 Awards
81
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and multi award winning 173g digital camera, with a low price. It has an image stabiliser and a touchscreen and supports Wi-Fi and Full HD video. Owners report that this digital camera isable to produce good images, compact but it has a bad battery life.
Features We Love:
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
High maximum ISO sensitivity (25,600)
ok minimum aperture number (3.5)
Has an image stabiliser
Shorter than average camera shutter speed (1/16000s)
Trusted Reviews Recommended DP Review Gold PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended What Digital Camera Gold
16MP
4592 X 3448
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RESOLUTION
FULL HD VIDEO
RESOLUTION
1s
CAMERA
3.5
MINIMUM
25,600
MAXIMUM ISO
SPEED
173g
3"
SCREEN
4x
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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 number 241 across all digital cameras.

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Kagoo Score
93
Reviews
82
Features
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Popularity
76
Value for Money

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 79?

multiple reviews mentioned that it has very good expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 85%, based on 114 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
This Panasonic digital camera has some great features:
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
High maximum ISO sensitivity
Ok minimum aperture number
Has an image stabiliser
Meless iconic design meets modern micro tech
Encased in reinforced metallic alloy
Large sensor size leading to cutting edge hybrid quality performance
WiFi connectivity for instant online shar - timeless iconic design meets modern micro tech

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each digital camera by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the digital camera is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec digital cameras come to market, the older digital cameras will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

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Reviews

Average Review Score

4.3 stars (114 reviews)

24%

of Customers Would Recommend
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6 Recommended Awards

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has received six Recommended Awards from a number of expert reviews sites including Trusted Reviews, hi-tech.mail.ru/ and gagadget.com.
Recommended from Trusted Reviews Recommended from hi-tech.mail.ru/ Recommended from gagadget.com Recommended from altomdata.dk Recommended from focus-numerique.fr Recommended from pcauthority.com.au

6 Editor's Choice Awards

This digital camera has received six Editor's Choice Awards from a number of expert reviews sites including Ephotozine, Techradar and Pocket Lint.
Editor's Choice from Ephotozine Editor's Choice from Techradar Editor's Choice from Pocket Lint Editor's Choice from Cnetfrance.fr Editor's Choice from reviewed.com Editor's Choice from photoreview.com.au

14 Further Awards

It's received 14 Awards from a number of expert reviews sites including Digital Versus, 01net.com and Les Numeriques.com.
5 Star from Digital Versus 5 Star from 01net.com 5 Star from Les Numeriques.com Gold from What Digital Camera Gold from DP Review Highly Recommended from PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended from Camera Labs Especially Recommended 5 Star from lydogbillede.dk Especially Recommended 5 Star from Lydogbilde.no Best Buy from Expert Reviews Dave's Pick from Imaging Resource.com Silver from onfoto.ru Innovative Design from 3dnews.ru Especially Recommended from ljudochbild.se

What Are People Saying About the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1?

Picture Quality
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Viewfinder / Screen
8
3
Size and Weight
16
2
Lens System
5
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Features
3
0
Ease of Use
4
1
Flash
0
1
Exposure Controls
1
0
Price
2
1
Design
0
1
Noise Level
1
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Robustness
1
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Capacity
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5 Out of 10 People Thought This Digital Camera Was Fairly Priced
  • ... G-Series, it's very much a CSC. It's got an image sensor... Good camera, good price, goodbye and enjoy owning one...
    tech.uk.msn.com 28 Nov 2013
  • ... in to a trouser pocket. It has few equals at present, making it an excellent if you value quality and portability in...Highend finish. Excellent touchscreen ...
    Trusted Reviews 16 Oct 2013
  • ... autofocus, great images particularly when considered against highend compacts, fair price. Micro Four Thirds lens system makes for versatile product, pinpoint ...
    Pocket Lint 15 Nov 2013
  • Most People Thought it Was Reliable

    Three people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 was very strong and durable.

  • ... being a great technological achievement in its own right, its put...Robust magnesium chassis. Premium finish. Full Manual control. Wifi. Excellent functionality ...
    What Digital Camera 26 Nov 2013
  • ... reference only and we ask that you...Compact body with large sensor. Sturdy magnesium alloy frame. Classy design. Easy to use touch UI. Fast and accurate ...
    hardwarezone.com.sg 4 Jan 2014
  • ... dimensions means this is one compact that truly is, sturdy DSLR-strength build provides a premium feel, diminutiveness hasnt unduly affected handling and ...
    macworld.co.uk 12 Dec 2013
  • The Vast Majority of People Thought This Digital Camera Had a Battery That Did Not Last Very Long

    Over 10 people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 had a bad battery life.

  • ... lens. Builtin flash. Comprehensive video mode. WiFi (but no NFC). Battery life could be better. No tilt or swivel screen. 1232 mm lens. Non motorised, ...
    Digital Versus 26 Nov 2013
  • ... shooti. Close focus distance of kit lens is poor. Lacks panoramic mode. Short battery life.
    Ephotozine 11 Nov 2013
  • ... Touchscreen functionality. Live preview of Creative Filters. No viewfinder. Poor battery life. No headphone port for audio monitoring. USB battery charging ...
    What Digital Camera 26 Nov 2013
  • ... autofocus. Excellent image quality. Front surface can be slippery. Low 220230 shot battery life. Kit lens has short 2.6x zoom.
    hardwarezone.com.sg 4 Jan 2014
  • The Vast Majority of People Thought This Digital Camera Was a Good Size

    Over 20 people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 was compact and several people thought that it was also a brilliant size, was a good body shape and was lightweight.

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    Compact
    25 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... unbelievably tiny, yet it still has an outsized number of features. Could this mini marvel r... Panasonic deserves a round of applause for designing a ...
    Digitaltrends.com 17 Jul 2014
  • ... are looking for a small interchangeable lens camera and those who want a compact with better quality and features than a typical point-and-shoot. As such ...
    Camera Labs 1 Dec 2013
  • ... it quite expensive for a mirrorless camera, and it's designed to compete with other premium compact cameras, such as the Sony Cyber-shot RX100 II, with ...
    Ephotozine 11 Nov 2013
  • ... It sits on the fence between compact and compact system cameras yet gleefully sticks its tongue out at both sides. It's rare that a product feels like ...
    Pocket Lint 15 Nov 2013
  • View All Reviews About Compact
    A Very Good Size
    7 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    A Good Body Shape
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Lightweight
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Four People Thought This Digital Camera Was Nicely Designed

    Four people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 was really well designed.

  • ... tech specs into a cute little camera that's perfectly portabl...Incredibly compact design. Speedy autofocus. Touchscreen. Silent electronic shutter mode. ...
    Digital Versus 26 Nov 2013
  • ... that you...Compact body with large sensor. Sturdy magnesium alloy frame. Classy design. Easy to use touch UI. Fast and accurate autofocus. Excellent image ...
    hardwarezone.com.sg 4 Jan 2014
  • ... lenses...Light and compact size. Highquality touchscreen. Sharp kit lens. Comfortable shooting design. Average battery life. Mechanical shutter maxes out ...
    CNET.com.au 30 Oct 2013
  • With a traditional looking design, the latest addition to Panasonic's Lumix CSC range the GM1 is, arguably, the firm's slickest camera yet. It has the ...
    dxomark.com 6 Dec 2013
  • The Majority of Customers Thought it Was Easy to Use

    Several people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 had good controls, was easy to handle and to use.

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    Has Good Controls
    6 people agree
    7 people disagree
  • ... lens performs well. Ultra-compact Micro Four Thirds camera. Excellent remote control Wi-Fi app. 5fps 10fps continuous shooti. Close focus distance of kit ...
    Ephotozine 11 Nov 2013
  • ... a credit card. The 75mm LCD takes up most of the back, leaving just enough room for basic controls. In spite of its ti... Until you see the GM1 and hold ...
    dpexpert.com.au 21 Nov 2013
  • ... its own right, its put...Robust magnesium chassis. Premium finish. Full Manual control. Wifi. Excellent functionality within the Panasonic Image app. Pinpoint ...
    What Digital Camera 26 Nov 2013
  • ... lens performs well. Ultra-compact Micro Four Thirds camera. Excellent remote control Wi-Fi app. 5fps 10fps continuous shooti. Close focus distance of kit ...
    hardwarezone.com.ph 17 Oct 2013
  • View All Reviews About Controls
    Easy to Handle
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Easy to Use
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Easy to Assemble
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Three People Thought it Has Useful Technical Features

    Three people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 had good features.

  • ... remarkable with the GM1. The way such impressive features have been squeezed into such a small body goes to show what is possible, and as well as being ...
    What Digital Camera 26 Nov 2013
  • ... takes top-quality pictures. What's not to like? This interchangeable lens camera packs a good range of features and quality tech specs into a cute little ...
    Digital Versus 26 Nov 2013
  • ... that this camera is smaller than the Pentax Q range, which features a compact camera sized sensor, that feat seems e...Small size. Touchscreen. Inbuilt ...
    techradar.com/au/ 27 Nov 2013
  • Three People Thought it Was Easy to Connect to Other Devices

    Three people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 had wifi capacity.

  • ... lens performs well. Ultra-compact Micro Four Thirds camera. Excellent remote control Wi-Fi app. 5fps 10fps continuous shooti. Close focus distance of kit ...
    Ephotozine 11 Nov 2013
  • ... and lightweight camera body. Very good image quality. Reliable transfer of image files over WiFi. Truly silent shutter mode. Good touchscreen. Nice level ...
    DP Review 19 Dec 2013
  • ... lens performs well. Ultra-compact Micro Four Thirds camera. Excellent remote control Wi-Fi app. 5fps 10fps continuous shooti. Close focus distance of kit ...
    hardwarezone.com.ph 17 Oct 2013
  • The Vast Majority of Customers Thought This Digital Camera Was OK When it Came to Noise Level

    Several people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 was really quiet and wasn't noisy.

    View All Reviews About Noise Level
    Very Quiet
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... portabl...Incredibly compact design. Speedy autofocus. Touchscreen. Silent electronic shutter mode. Picture quality. Clean and clear shots, noise handled ...
    Digital Versus 26 Nov 2013
  • ... league to images normally produced by cameras of this size. It is incredibly quiet in operation and well made - it feels very solid indeed. Yes, no EVF ...
    SO8 - Amazon.co.uk 27 Nov 2014
  • ... effects. Built-in Wifi with smartphone remote control. Silent shutter option with maximum speed of 116 000. Small, light kit zoom with 24mm wide. Other ...
    Camera Labs 1 Dec 2013
  • ... good image quality. Reliable transfer of image files over WiFi. Truly silent shutter mode. Good touchscreen. Nice level of Q. Menu and virtual Fn button ...
    DP Review 19 Dec 2013
  • View All Reviews About Quiet
    Not {More} Noisy
    3 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Two People Thought it Had a Poor Capacity

    Two people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 didn't have a big capacity.

  • ... control buttons, the lack of a flash hot-shoe and accessory port and limited battery capacity). The camera with its compact kit lens makes a great combo ...
    photoreview.com.au 6 Jan 2014
  • ... Poor noise reduction. JPEG rendering of yellows a bit washed out. Low battery capacity. Small controls can be fiddly. Focus mode dial not especially useful. ...
    DP Review 19 Dec 2013
  • The Majority of Owners Thought it Had a Good Lens

    Several people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 had a good lens, had a superb autofocus and had a good zoom.

    View All Reviews About Lens System
    Has a Good Lens
    11 people agree
    4 people disagree
  • ... takes top-quality pictures. What's not to like? This interchangeable lens camera packs a good range of features and quality tech specs into a cute little ...
    Digital Versus 26 Nov 2013
  • ... port and limited battery capacity). The camera with its compact kit lens makes a great combo for street photography. It's...
    photoreview.com.au 6 Jan 2014
  • ... deserves a round of applause for designing a very compact and lightweight interchangeable lens camera. Overall, the camera is capable of taking good pictures, ...
    Digitaltrends.com 17 Jul 2014
  • ... considered against highend compacts, fair price. Micro Four Thirds lens system makes for versatile product, pinpoint focus mode. Poor battery life. 1080i ...
    Pocket Lint 15 Nov 2013
  • View All Reviews About Lens
    Has a Very Good Autofocus
    4 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Has a Good Zoom
    2 people agree
    2 people disagree
    6 Out of 10 Owners Thought it Did Not Have a Good Screen or Viewfinder

    Several people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 had a bad viewfinder, didn't have an electronic viewfinder and had a bad screen.

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    Has a Bad Viewfinder
    12 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... Clear LCD. Nice Body Color. Short Lag Time. Small Compact. Limited Zoom. No Viewfinder. Poor Image Stabilization. Poor Image Quality. Won't Take Raw In ...
    amazon.co.uk - Amazon.co.uk 26 Feb 2014
  • ... feat seems e...Small size. Touchscreen. Inbuilt WiFi. Digital Filters. No viewfinder. No hotshoe. No manual control when using filters.
    techradar.com/au/ 27 Nov 2013
  • ... Pinpoint AF. Touchscreen functionality. Live preview of Creative Filters. No viewfinder. Poor battery life. No headphone port for audio monitoring. USB ...
    What Digital Camera 26 Nov 2013
  • ... to press when turning. No 1080 video at 50p or 60p. No hotshoe nor means to mount viewfinder or mic. Modest battery life and no USB charging.
    Camera Labs 1 Dec 2013
  • View All Reviews About Viewfinder
    Doesn't Have an Electronic Viewfinder
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Bad Screen
    2 people agree
    4 people disagree
    Not {More} Mirrorless
    2 people agree
    6 people disagree
    The Vast Majority of People Thought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Took Good Quality Photos

    More than 30 people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 was able to produce good images and several people thought that it also had a good picture quality, picture resolution and was good in low light.

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    Able to Produce Good Images
    30 people agree
    4 people disagree
  • ... and lightweight interchangeable lens camera. Overall, the camera is capable of taking good pictures, but performance is a bit uneven. With that said, we ...
    Digitaltrends.com 17 Jul 2014
  • ... to like the GM1, but the conto... A great snapper for those photographers looking to get into more detailed photography...
    pcauthority.com.au 10 Mar 2014
  • ... a fantastic small compact system camera but managed to include a large sensor that produces excellent images. This seems like what the Micro Four Thirds ...
    Techradar 16 Oct 2013
  • ... and the photo enthusiast respectively.While we w... But the images thankfully speak for themselves, and for many people the GM1 will mark the point where ...
    macworld.co.uk 12 Apr 2014
  • View All Reviews About Pictures
    Has a Good Picture Quality
    6 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Good Picture Resolution
    3 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Good in Low Light
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Good Image Sensor
    3 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Three People Thought it Recorded Good Videos

    Three people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 was excellent for video recording.

  • ... noise handled very well. Good 1232 mm kit lens. Builtin flash. Comprehensive video mode. WiFi (but no NFC). Battery life could be better. No tilt or swivel ...
    Digital Versus 26 Nov 2013
  • ... cameras. Touchscreen lets you tap to focus for stills and movies. 1080 movies with 24p, manual exposures and peaking. Timelapse. 7-frame AEB. HDR modes, ...
    Camera Labs 1 Dec 2013
  • ... too mu...Extremely compact, lightweight. Highquality LCD screen. Superior AVCHD videos. Builtin WiFi. Uneven photo quality. May be too small for some. ...
    Digitaltrends.com 17 Jul 2014
  • One Owner Thought it Had a Good Flash
    View All Reviews About Flash
    One Person Thought it Had Good Exposure Controls
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
    High maximum ISO sensitivity
    ok minimum aperture number
    Has an image stabiliser
    Shorter than average camera shutter speed
    4592 x 3448 pixels image resolution
    Has a touchscreen
    Supports Wi-Fi
    Has a built-in flash
    Features multi burst mode
    Supports Full HD video
    Large display diagonal
    Has an HDMI
    Shorter than average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
    Has an auto Exposure (AE) lock
    Has a built-in speaker
    4592 x 3448 still image resolution
    High display resolution
    Has a tripod mount
    Supports live view
    Has an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
    Has an anti-dust function
    Tiny closest focusing distance
    1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
    Shorter than average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
    Has an Auto Focus (AF) lock
    Smaller than average maximum aperture number
    ok megapixels
    ok weight
    Does not have a GPS
    Tiny digital zoom
    Only 220 battery life
    ok Megapixels

    The megapixels of the Lumix DMC-GM1 of 16MP is ok compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 50% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

    This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as Full HD.

    A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as Full HD.

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    High Maximum ISO Sensitivity

    The Lumix DMC-GM1's maximum ISO sensitivity of 25,600 is very high compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 92% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Digital cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 100 and 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 15,000.

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    ok Minimum Aperture Number

    The minimum aperture number of the Lumix DMC-GM1 of 3.5 is ok compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 26% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Has an Image Stabiliser

    The Lumix DMC-GM1 has an image stabiliser. 70% of digital cameras also have an image stabiliser.

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    Shorter Than Average Camera Shutter Speed

    The camera shutter speed of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 of only 0.0000625s is in the shortest 9% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the camera shutter speeds range from 0.000016s to 4s, and the average camera shutter speed is 0.01s.

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    4592 X 3448 Pixels Image Resolution

    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has a maximum image resolution of 4592 x 3448 pixels. That's 1% lower image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Digital cameras resolutions range from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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    Has a Touchscreen
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    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has a touchscreen. 83% of digital cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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    Does Not Have a GPS

    The Lumix DMC-GM1 does not have a GPS, although it is worth keeping in mind that 90% of digital cameras also do not have a GPS.

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    Supports Wi-Fi
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    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 72% of digital cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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    ok Weight
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    The Lumix DMC-GM1's weight of 173g is ok compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 42% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Has a Built-in Flash
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    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has a built-in flash, as do 74% of digital cameras.

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    Features Multi Burst Mode
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    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 features multi burst mode. 86% of digital cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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    Supports Full HD Video
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    The Lumix DMC-GM1 supports Full HD video, unlike 71% of cameras which do not support Full HD video.

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    Tiny Digital Zoom

    The digital zoom of the Lumix DMC-GM1 of only 4x is in the smallest 16% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The average digital zoom of all digital cameras is 11x, with the smallest being 1x and the biggest being 810x.

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    Large Display Diagonal
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    The display diagonal of the Lumix DMC-GM1 of 3" is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 86% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the cameras the display diagonals range from 1" to 6.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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    Has an HDMI
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    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has an HDMI, which is unusual. 61% of digital cameras do not have an HDMI.

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    Only 220 Battery Life

    Most digital cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Lumix DMC-GM1 which takes 220 battery life.

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    Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

    The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Lumix DMC-GM1 of only 24mm is shorter than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is shorter than 75% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Has an Auto Exposure (AE) Lock

    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has an auto Exposure (AE) lock. 73% of digital cameras do not have an auto Exposure (AE) lock.

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    Has a Built-in Speaker

    The Lumix DMC-GM1 has a built-in speaker, unlike 92% of digital cameras which do not have a built-in speaker.

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    4592 X 3448 Still Image Resolution

    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4592 x 3448. That's 13% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 4320 x 3240. This digital camera also supports a still image resolution of 4592x3448, 3232x2424, 2272x1704 plus 12 more values. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 2992 x 2000 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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    High Display Resolution

    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1's display resolution of 1,040,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 17% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the cameras the display resolutions range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 580,000 pixels.

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    Has a Tripod Mount

    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has a tripod mount. 77% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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    Supports Live View

    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 supports live view, unlike 85% of digital cameras which do not support live view.

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    Has an Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam

    The Lumix DMC-GM1 has an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam, unlike 71% of digital cameras which do not have an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam.

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    Has an Anti-Dust Function

    The Lumix DMC-GM1 has an anti-dust function. 92% of digital cameras do not have an anti-dust function.

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    Tiny Closest Focusing Distance

    The Lumix DMC-GM1's closest focusing distance of only 0.2m is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 33% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

    This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920x1080|640x480|1280x720 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on 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.

    A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080).

    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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    Shorter Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

    The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 of only 64mm is very short compared to most other digital cameras. It is shorter than 97% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Has an Auto Focus (AF) Lock

    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has an Auto Focus (AF) lock, which is unusual. 71% of digital cameras do not have an Auto Focus (AF) lock.

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    Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

    The maximum aperture number of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 of only 5.6 is smaller than 69% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has been listed on Kagoo since January 2017 and is currently ranked number 241 out of 418 digital cameras.
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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A digital camera with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

    We have analysed the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1, and ranked it:

    Good Value For Money
    This digital camera is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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    High End Good Value for Money

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    5 out of 10 people thought this digital camera was fairly priced
    4.3 Stars

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    Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Specification

    Key Features
    Weight
    Camera Type
    Megapixels
    Picture Quality
    Still Image Resolution
    Maximum Image Resolution
    Sensor Type
    Image Formats Supported
    Image Sensor Size (W X H)
    Total Megapixels
    Supported Aspect Ratios
    Design
    Colour
    Lens System
    Digital Zoom
    Minimum Aperture Number
    Maximum Aperture Number
    Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
    Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
    Aspherical Lens
    Extra/Smart Zoom
    Lens Mount Interface
    Diaphragm Blade
    Filter Size
    Focusing
    Closest Focusing Distance
    Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
    Auto Focus (AF) Lock
    Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
    Focus
    Light Exposure
    ISO Sensitivity
    Light Exposure Modes
    Maximum ISO Sensitivity
    Minimum ISO Sensitivity
    Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
    Light Metering
    Light Exposure Correction
    Light Exposure Control
    Shutter
    Camera Shutter Speed
    Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
    Camera Shutter Type
    Flash
    Flash Modes
    Flash Sync-Speed
    Video
    Full HD Video
    Maximum Video Resolution
    Video Recording
    Video Resolution
    Motion JPEG Frame Rate
    Video Formats Supported
    Analog Signal Format System
    Resolution At Capture Speed
    HD Type
    Audio
    Built-in Microphone
    Built-in Speaker
    Voice Recording
    Audio System
    Audio Formats Supported
    Memory
    Compatible Memory Card
    Memory Slots
    Display
    Display Diagonal
    Field of View
    Touchscreen
    Display Resolution
    Display Aspect Ratio
    Display
    Ports & Interfaces
    PictBridge
    HDMI
    USB Version
    HDMI Connector Type
    USB Connector
    Camera
    GPS
    White Balance
    Photo Effects
    Self-Timer Delay
    Histogram
    Anti-Dust Function
    Camera File System
    Live View
    Tripod Mount
    Multi Burst Mode
    Camera Playback
    Scene Modes
    On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
    Weight & Dimensions
    Height
    Depth
    Width
    Lens Weight
    Lens Length
    Lens Diameter
    Weight (Including Battery)
    Battery
    Battery Technology
    Battery Supported
    Battery Type
    Battery Capacity
    Battery Life
    Battery Voltage
    Battery Level Indicator
    Operational Conditions
    Operating Temperature (T-T)
    Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
    Packaging Content
    Bundled Software
    AC Adapter Included
    Batteries Included
    Networking
    Wi-Fi
    Near Field Communication (NFC)
    Wi-Fi Standards
    Other Features
    Energy Star Certified
    Power Source Type
    Built-in Flash
    Aspect Ratio

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    panasonic dmcgm1kkbdl, panasonic dmcgm1kbody, panasonic dmcgm1kebd, panasonic dmcgm1ks, panasonic 1707470, 5025232763764, DMC-GM1KEB-K, DMC-GM1KEB-S, dmcgm1wegs, DMC-GM1LBK, DMC-GM1LWE

    Barcodes

     00616348050531,  00617689589810,  00617689589889,  00617689589896,  00617689589902,  00617689589926,  00617689593930,  00617689594579,  00617689594609,  00885170171091,  00885170171107,  00885170227606,  05025232763764,  05025232763894,  05025232763900,  05025232763917,  05025232763924,  05025232763931,  05025232763948,  05025232763955,  05025232763962,  05025232764440,  05025232767274,  05025232767755,  05025232767762,  05025232767779,  05025232774647,  05025232775224,  05025232782482,  05054230927175

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