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Panasonic Lumix Lumix DMC-GX1

Panasonic Lumix Lumix DMC-GX1
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Reviews
173 Reviews + 25 Awards
72
Features
Good Features
71
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
64
Age
5 Years Old
73
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
Owners report that this digital camera has brilliant controls, it's able to produce good images and compact. It's a good spec and multi award winning 318g digital camera, with an Editor's Choice award from six expert review websites and 19 further awards from other expert sites. It has an image stabiliser and a built-in flash, is 3D and supports Full HD video.
DP Review Silver PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Ephotozine Editor's Choice What Digital Camera Gold
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3448
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1080
(Full
1s
Camera
12,800
Maximum
ISO
3.5
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318g
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3"
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With outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix Lumix DMC-GX1 number 128 across all digital cameras.

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73
Kagoo Score
92
Reviews
73
Features
72
Popularity
0
Value for Money
65
Age

73

73
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 73?

purchasers report that it has very good expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 87%, based on 173 reviews. This digital camera has received 25 awards including a "Recommended" award from Lydogbilde.no plus six other sites and an "Editor's Choice" award from Cnetfrance.fr plus five other sites.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Panasonic digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
The Lumix Lumix DMC-GX1 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average maximum ISO sensitivity
Has an image stabiliser
Compact system camera
Only 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
Heavier than average

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?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is good for everyday photography. It is also good for landscape photography.
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Average Review Score

4.4 stars (173 reviews)

28%

of Customers Would Recommend
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6 Editor's Choice Awards

This digital camera has received six Editor's Choice Awards from a number of expert reviews sites including Ephotozine, log.com.tr and ferra.ru.
Editor's Choice from Ephotozine Editor's Choice from log.com.tr Editor's Choice from ferra.ru Editor's Choice from Cnetfrance.fr Editor's Choice from photoreview.com.au Editor's Choice from CNET.co.uk

5 Recommended Awards

The Panasonic Lumix Lumix DMC-GX1 has received five Recommended Awards from a number of expert reviews sites including Trusted Reviews, Camera Labs and Akam.no.
Recommended from Trusted Reviews Recommended from Camera Labs Recommended from Akam.no Recommended from hi-tech.mail.ru/ Recommended from M3.idg.se

14 Further Awards

It's received 14 Awards from a number of expert reviews sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera and DP Review.
Highly Recommended from PhotographyBlog.com Gold from What Digital Camera Silver from DP Review Best Buy from Expert Reviews Hot Product from Pocket Lint Platinum from buy-n-shoot.com Buying Tip from Magnus.de Good Choice from pcforalla.idg.se Technical Image Press Association Award from tipa.com Especially Recommended 5 Star from lydogbillede.dk 4 Star from 01net.com Recommended Product from Digitaltrends.com Buy It from computeractive.co.uk Especially Recommended from Lydogbilde.no

What Are People Saying About the Panasonic Lumix Lumix DMC-GX1?

Picture Quality
51
22
Viewfinder / Screen
17
8
Lens System
27
1
Size and Weight
39
7
Features
6
0
Ease of Use
36
10
Video Capability
10
1
Robustness
18
3
Price
8
8
Design
9
3
Landscape Photography
3
0
Flash
0
2
Support
1
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Noise Level
0
1
5 Out of 10 People Thought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Did Not Have a Reasonable Price

Seven people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 was expensive.

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Expensive
7 people agree
No people disagree
  • ... we're sure it'll become second nature over time. However, it's too expensive to recommend unreservedly. Even with the quality lens a...Highquality 16megapixel ...
    Digitaltrends.com 13 May 2012
  • ... changed because the G2 got broken by water (not much water.) And I had expensive lenses left. I'm very satisfied with the change. I like this camera better ...
    Ralf Sjaunja - Amazon 10 Apr 2013
  • Pity that pancake lenses are expensive. I had the more complicated and much larger G2 before this. I changed because the G2 got broken by water (not much ...
    Ralf Sjaunja - Amazon 10 Apr 2013
  • ... up for the hugely expensive hotshoe viewfinder which I love. So it can work out very expensive. But what the heck it's still smaller and more useable that ...
    Christopher Reynolds "creynolds" - Amazon 25 May 2014
  • View All Reviews About Expensive
    Bad Value for Money
    3 people agree
    9 people disagree
    8 Out of 10 People Thought This Digital Camera Was Robust

    Several people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 was very well made and was strong and durable.

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    Very Well Made
    4 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • ... am seeking very high quality images.

    The actual body of the Gx1 seems mostly very well made and has a sturdy feel however it is not heavy. ...
    Totnes Nigel "Nigel" - Amazon 30 Dec 2012
  • ... best-of-both-worlds operation. Quick response times. Reliable performer. Solid construction yet lightweight and portable. No electronic viewfinder that ...
    macworld.co.uk 30 Apr 2012
  • ... good and about right for it's size. It feels reassuringly solid and is really well made. I find the controls easy to use and the camera quick to use. ...
    SO8 - Amazon 13 Sep 2012
  • ... reassuringly familiar to GF1 owners - it looks very similar and feels very solidly built, it offers many upgrades. To start with, there is a new grip on ...
    TheProf - Amazon.co.uk 18 Apr 2012
  • View All Reviews About Well Made
    Strong and Durable
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    One Person Thought it Had a Battery That Needed Frequent Recharging
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    8 Out of 10 People Thought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Was Good in Terms of Size

    More than 20 people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 was compact and several people thought that it was also a good body shape, wasn't heavy and bulky and was a superb size.

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    Compact
    28 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • ... wet behind the ears. There are tons of contr... This amazingly quick compact delivers in almost every aspect...
    stuff.tv 1 Feb 2012
  • You’d have to be passionate about photography to spend almost £700 on a compact camera. Fortunately, that’s just the sort of person the GX1 is designed ...
    computeractive.co.uk 28 Mar 2012
  • ... there are lots of buttons and dials for quick... A compact camera that rivals digital SLRs for quality, performance and ergonomics – expensive, but worth ...
    computeractive.co.uk 28 Mar 2012
  • ... Panasonic’s earliest CSCs, the GF1, the Panasonic GX1 is designed as a premium, compact model and features a more resilient metal body than its lower-spec ...
    practicalphotography.com 30 Jan 2012
  • View All Reviews About Compact
    A Good Body Shape
    7 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Not Heavy and Bulky
    5 people agree
    4 people disagree
    A Very Good Size
    4 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Lightweight
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Easy to Carry Around
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Majority of People Thought it Was Thoughtfully Designed

    Several people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 was well designed, good-looking and ergonomic.

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    Well Designed
    6 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • With a classic design and bags of creative features, this new CSC the Panasonic LUMIX GX1 might leave you wonder if you really need your DSLR!
    practicalphotography.com 1 Mar 2012
  • ... the Compact System Camera category offers. With a better screen and improved UI design, it would be tough to beat.Related Tags: camera, compact, DMC-GX1, ...
    macworld.com.au 13 Oct 2012
  • ... acclaimed GF1 finally has a worthy successor...Fullsize hot shoe. Retro. G 1like design. Very good image quality. Fast and accurate focus and exposure. ...
    engadget.com 23 Jan 2012
  • ... with a GX1. I am so glad I switched to micro 4/3! This panasonic is a lovely camera - a classic design, lovely to hold, small enough to slip into a rucksack. ...
    Hiace Drifter - Amazon 10 Oct 2013
  • View All Reviews About Design
    Good-Looking
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
    Ergonomic
    3 people agree
    4 people disagree
    Over 40 People Thought it Was Easy to Use

    Over 20 people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 had superb controls and several people thought that it was also really easy to use, had a good interface and was very comfortable and easy to hold.

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    Has Very Good Controls
    25 people agree
    6 people disagree
  • ... exceptionally high image and video quality, but it can be slow to... Superb controls, lightning fast performance, slim profile and excellent (but not class-leading) ...
    Expert Reviews 16 Jan 2012
  • ... look much like the three-generation-old Lumix GF1, but manages to squeeze both the advanced controls and feature set of the Lumix G3 into its premium-build ...
    Pocket Lint 2 Jan 2012
  • ... by the , as the and were announced, more serious photographers were missing the more advanced controls found on the GF1, the GX1 is designed to be Panasonic's ...
    Ephotozine 23 Jan 2012
  • ... popular DMC-GF1 back in 2009. This 16Mp shooter will appeal to seasoned users with easily accessible controls for customisation... If you loved the GF1, ...
    theregister.co.uk 30 May 2012
  • View All Reviews About Control
    Really Easy to Use
    10 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Good Interface
    5 people agree
    No people disagree
    Very Comfortable and Easy to Hold
    3 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    The Majority of People Thought it Had Well Designed Technical Features

    More than 10 people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 had very good features.

  • ... Boasting a number of spectacular features the real question on everybody’s lips is whether the camera is enough of a step up from its predecessors the Lumix DM... ...
    buy-n-shoot.com 6 Sep 2012
  • ... is designed as a premium, compact model and features a more resilient metal body than its lower-spec cousin... Panasonic's micro four thirds predecessors, ...
    practicalphotography.com 30 Jan 2012
  • ... is an excellent successor to the GF1, bringing a host of great new features from Panasonic's bulkier cameras (G3) and consumer models alike (GF3). This ...
    Digital Versus 20 Dec 2011
  • ... highest resolution of any Micro Four Thirds camera. It has some nice features that should appeal to enthusiasts, but it doesn't do well at the higher ISO ...
    PC Mag 17 Feb 2012
  • One Owner Thought it Had Good Technical Guidance
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    Five People Thought it Did Not Have an OK Noise Level

    Five people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 was noisy.

  • ... lenses. The 16 MP Live MOS sensor incorporates an advanced noise reduction system for exposures up to ISO 12,800 with a 144 zone multi-pattern meter. TIPA ...
    tipa.com 1 Jan 2011
  • ... Any setti. Like all micro four thirds cameras, the G 1's image quality gets noticeably noisy above ISO 800, and in some low-light situations, photos shot ...
    practicalphotography.com 30 Jan 2012
  • ... ISO 800, and in some low-light situations, photos shot above ISO 400 show some noise when you blow them up to 10. The camera could use a faster processor ...
    practicalphotography.com 30 Jan 2012
  • ... Compact zoom lens with electronic controls (good for smooth videos). Noisy shutter. No manual video modes or mic socket. Electronic zoom controls (slight ...
    Digital Versus 20 Dec 2011
  • More Than 20 People Thought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Had a Lens That Was Not Very Good

    More than 10 people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 had a bad lens and several people thought that it also had a bad zoom, image stabiliser and autofocus.

    View All Reviews About Lens System
    Has a Bad Lens
    14 people agree
    13 people disagree
  • ... demanding users that want to crack on and take pictures. The only criticisms are the new power zoom lens is slow and the image quality, while decent, won’t ...
    Pocket Lint 2 Jan 2012
  • ... IS 3200. Panasonic Lumix DMC-G 1. High kit price with X lens. Vignetting with 14 42mm X lens.
    Ephotozine 23 Jan 2012
  • ... customizable commands. Very easy to use camera. Awkward forced grip. X 1442mm lens is difficult to use. Quick Menu button is close to edge.
    hardwarezone.com.ph 2 Dec 2011
  • ... customizable commands. Very easy to use camera. Awkward forced grip. X 1442mm lens is difficult to use. Quick Menu button is close to edge.
    hardwarezone.com.my 2 Dec 2011
  • View All Reviews About Lens
    Has a Bad Zoom
    8 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Has a Bad Image Stabiliser
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Bad Autofocus
    2 people agree
    9 people disagree
    6 Out of 10 People Thought it Did Not Have a Good Screen or Viewfinder

    Several people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 had a bad screen and viewfinder.

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    Has a Bad Screen
    10 people agree
    3 people disagree
  • ... controls may prove fiddly for some. No built-in viewfinder. LCD is fixed rather than articulated.
    What Digital Camera 2 Dec 2011
  • ... Easy to accidentally set a manual AF area with touch-screen. No articulated screen or built-in IS.
    Camera Labs 1 Feb 2012
  • ... times. Touch screen and hard controls. No Electronic Viewfinder. Back screen not adjustable. No image stabilisation in body.
    T3.com 1 Mar 2012
  • ... controls may prove fiddly for some. No built-in viewfinder. LCD is fixed rather than articulated.
    Techradar 2 Dec 2011
  • View All Reviews About Screen
    Has a Bad Viewfinder
    9 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Over 90 People Thought This Digital Camera Produced Good Quality Pictures

    More than 40 people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 was able to produce good images and over 10 people thought that it also had a good picture resolution. Looking through the reviews we also noticed that several people thought that it had an outstanding picture quality, ISO range and was very good in low light.

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    Able to Produce Good Images
    49 people agree
    16 people disagree
  • ... quality, performance, controls and features. The Sony NEX-5N came closest with its exceptionally high image and video quality, but it can be slow to... ...
    Expert Reviews 16 Jan 2012
  • You’d have to be passionate about photography to spend almost £700 on a compact camera. Fortunately, that’s just the sort of person the GX1 is designed ...
    computeractive.co.uk 28 Mar 2012
  • ... designed to be Panasonic's answer to... The Panasonic Lumix GX1 is designed to satisfy the needs of advanced photographers and those wanting a premium ...
    Ephotozine 23 Jan 2012
  • ... is fantastic and certainly on a par with the G3, with the GX1 being able to produce images full of bright, vibrant colours, pleasing tonality and contrast, ...
    Trusted Reviews 6 Nov 2011
  • View All Reviews About Pictures
    Has a Good Picture Resolution
    16 people agree
    6 people disagree
    Has a Brilliant Picture Quality
    9 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Superb ISO Range
    8 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Excellent in Low Light
    8 people agree
    5 people disagree
    Has a Good Image Sensor
    2 people agree
    2 people disagree
    7 Out of 10 People Thought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Was Good for Video Capture

    More than 10 people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 was good for video recording.

  • ... wanting a premium compact camera with higher resolution sensor and high quality video. The camera looks great with the new compact 14-42mm X lens that ...
    Ephotozine 23 Jan 2012
  • ... excellent (but not class-leading) image and video quality – a sublime package that's worth the high price...
    Expert Reviews 16 Jan 2012
  • The Panasonic GX1 can record Full HD 1080p video and has a variety of manual controls in movie mode, but it features no new video functions that Panasonic ...
    camcorderinfo.com 8 Mar 2012
  • ... interchangeable lens cameras. Motion & Sharpness... If you were pleased with the video performance of the Panasonic G3, then you'll likely be fine with ...
    camcorderinfo.com 8 Mar 2012
  • Three People Thought This Digital Camera Did Not Have a Good Flash

    Three people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 had a bad flash.

  • ... qualityFast and accurate focus and exposure. Pricey when paired with 14 42mm X lensPoor built-in flash performance.
    engadget.com 23 Jan 2012
  • ... accurate focus and exposure. Pricey when paired with 1442mm X lens. Poor builtin flash performance. Full-size hot shoeRetro. G 1-like designVery good image ...
    engadget.com 23 Jan 2012
  • ... is very good and crisp ... and I am pleased I got it.

    The flash is limited - but I expected that on a camera this small.

    Given I ...
    SO8 - Amazon 13 Sep 2012
  • Two People Thought it Did Not Have Good Exposure Controls

    Two people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 had bad exposure controls.

  • ... live view. 20fps SH mode yields poor image quality. Limited manual exposure controls for video recording. Continuous tracking performance suffers in low-light, ...
    DP Review 1 Jan 2006
  • ... live view. 20fps SH mode yields poor image quality. Limited manual exposure controls for video recording. Continuous tracking performance suffers in low-light, ...
    tipa.com 1 Jan 2011
  • Some Owners Thought it Takes Good Landscape Photos

    Two people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 good for landscape photography.

  • ... is very easy to use. I've taken some fantastic bird shots with it & amazing landscapes. I would definitely buy the optional view finder as well. It is ...
    Bernerlap - Amazon.co.uk 26 Jun 2012
  • ... is very easy to use. I've taken some fantastic bird shots with it & amazing landscapes. I would definitely buy the optional view finder as well. It is ...
    Bernerlap "piano Tuner" - Amazon 27 Jun 2012
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Has an image stabiliser
    Higher than average maximum ISO sensitivity
    Larger than average minimum aperture number
    Very short camera shutter speed
    4592 x 3448 pixels image resolution
    Has a built-in flash
    3D
    Features multi burst mode
    Larger than average display diagonal
    Has a touchscreen
    Has an HDMI
    Supports Full HD video
    Features contrast adjustment
    Smaller than average maximum aperture number
    Higher than average maximum playback zoom
    Has an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
    Supports live view
    Very short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
    4576 x 3056 still image resolution
    Has a night mode
    Features date imprinting
    Has a shoe mounting point
    Has an auto Exposure (AE) lock
    Has an external flash connector
    Longer than average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
    Has an HDMI port
    Has a wind filter
    Features calendar
    Features saturation adjustment
    Features flash exposure compensation
    Has an Auto Focus (AF) lock
    Average megapixels
    Only 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
    Heavier than average
    Does not have a GPS
    Does not support Wi-Fi
    Very small digital zoom
    Does not feature bluetooth
    Only 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
    Larger than average closest focusing distance

    What the Reviews Say

    8 out of 10 people thought this digital camera was robust
    8 out of 10 people thought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 was good in terms of size
    The majority of people thought it was thoughtfully designed
    Over 40 people thought it was easy to use
    The majority of people thought it had well designed technical features
    Over 90 people thought this digital camera produced good quality pictures
    7 out of 10 people thought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 was good for video capture
    Five people thought it did not have an OK noise level
    More than 20 people thought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 had a lens that was not very good
    6 out of 10 people thought it did not have a good screen or viewfinder
    Three people thought this digital camera did not have a good flash
    Two people thought it did not have good exposure controls
    Average Megapixels

    The megapixels of the Lumix DMC-GX1 of 16MP is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 46% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

    This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as Full HD.

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    Has an Image Stabiliser

    The Lumix DMC-GX1 has an image stabiliser, as do 69% of digital cameras.

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    Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

    The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Lumix DMC-GX1 of 12,800 is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 73% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of digital cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 15,000.

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    Larger Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

    The minimum aperture number of the Lumix DMC-GX1 of 3.5 is larger than 79% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Very Short Camera Shutter Speed

    The camera shutter speeds of digital cameras range from 0.000016s to 4s, and the average camera shutter speed is 0.01s. The Lumix DMC-GX1's camera shutter speed of only 0.00025s is shorter than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is shorter than 80% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    4592 X 3448 Pixels Image Resolution

    The Panasonic DMC-GX1 has a maximum image resolution of 4592 x 3448 pixels. That's 1% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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    Has a Built-in Flash
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    The Lumix DMC-GX1 has a built-in flash. 70% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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    Heavier Than Average

    The Lumix DMC-GX1's weight of 318g is heavier than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 34% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The lightest digital camera is 50g , the heaviest is 2.7kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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    3D

    The Lumix DMC-GX1 is 3D, unlike 92% of digital cameras which are not 3D.

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    Does Not Have a GPS

    Like most other digital cameras, the Lumix DMC-GX1 does not have a GPS. 91% of digital cameras do not have a GPS.

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    Features Multi Burst Mode
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    The Lumix DMC-GX1 features multi burst mode. 86% of digital cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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    Does Not Support Wi-Fi

    The Lumix DMC-GX1 does not support Wi-Fi, although it is worth keeping in mind that 74% of digital cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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    Larger Than Average Display Diagonal
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    The Lumix DMC-GX1's display diagonal of 3" is in the largest 8% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Digital cameras have display diagonals of between 1" and 6.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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    Has a Touchscreen
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    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 has a touchscreen. 84% of digital cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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    Very Small Digital Zoom

    The average digital zoom of all digital cameras is 11x, with the smallest being 1x and the biggest being 810x. The digital zoom of the Lumix DMC-GX1 of only 4x is smaller than 83% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Has an HDMI
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    The Lumix DMC-GX1 has an HDMI, which is unusual. 63% of cameras do not have an HDMI.

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    Supports Full HD Video
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    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 supports Full HD video, unlike 82% of digital cameras which do not support Full HD video.

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    Does Not Feature Bluetooth

    Like most other digital cameras, the Lumix DMC-GX1 does not feature bluetooth. 94% of digital cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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    Features Contrast Adjustment

    The Lumix DMC-GX1 features contrast adjustment, unlike 82% of digital cameras which do not feature contrast adjustment.

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    Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

    The maximum aperture number of the Lumix DMC-GX1 of only 5.6 is smaller than 75% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Higher Than Average Maximum Playback Zoom

    Across all the digital cameras the playback zoom (max) range from 1x to 39x, and the average maximum playback zoom is 8.6x. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1's maximum playback zoom of 16x is very high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 4% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Has an Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam

    The Lumix DMC-GX1 has an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam, which is unusual. 71% of digital cameras do not have an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam.

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    Supports Live View

    The Lumix DMC-GX1 supports live view, which is unusual. 85% of digital cameras do not support live view.

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    Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 84mm is shorter than 93% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

    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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    4576 X 3056 Still Image Resolution

    The highest still image resolution supported by the Lumix DMC-GX1 is 4576 x 3056. That's 0% lower still image resolution than a 4320 x 3240 camera, which is the most common resolution supported by digital cameras. In addition, this Panasonic camera supports a still image resolution of 3232x2424, 2272x1704, 1824x1368 plus 11 more values. Digital cameras resolutions range from 4592x3064 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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    Has a Night Mode

    The Lumix DMC-GX1 has a night mode. 97% of digital cameras do not have a night mode.

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    Features Date Imprinting

    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 features date imprinting, unlike 90% of digital cameras which do not feature date imprinting.

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    Has a Shoe Mounting Point

    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 has a shoe mounting point, which is unusual. 90% of digital cameras do not have a shoe mounting point.

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    Has an Auto Exposure (AE) Lock

    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 has an auto Exposure (AE) lock. 73% of digital cameras do not have an auto Exposure (AE) lock.

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    Has an External Flash Connector

    The Lumix DMC-GX1 has an external flash connector, unlike 88% of digital cameras which do not have an external flash connector.

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

    The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Lumix DMC-GX1 of 28mm is in the longest 13% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Has an HDMI Port

    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 has an HDMI port, which is unusual. 74% of digital cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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    Has a Wind Filter

    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 has a wind filter. 97% of digital cameras do not have a wind filter.

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    Features Calendar

    The Lumix DMC-GX1 features calendar, which is unusual. 87% of digital cameras do not feature calendar.

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    Features Saturation Adjustment

    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 features saturation adjustment, which is unusual. 87% of digital cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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    Larger Than Average Closest Focusing Distance

    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1's closest focusing distance of 0.2m is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 81% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Features Flash Exposure Compensation

    The Lumix DMC-GX1 features flash exposure compensation, unlike 83% of digital cameras which do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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    Has an Auto Focus (AF) Lock

    The Lumix DMC-GX1 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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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Panasonic Lumix Lumix DMC-GX1 has been listed on Kagoo since January 2017 and is currently ranked number 128 out of 467 digital cameras.
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    Value for Money

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    What the Reviews Say

    5 out of 10 people thought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 did not have a reasonable price
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    Panasonic Lumix Lumix DMC-GX1 Release Date

    June 2013

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    How Big is the Panasonic Lumix Lumix DMC-GX1?

    The Panasonic Lumix Lumix DMC-GX1 is 116.3mm wide and 67.8mm tall. It is 39.4mm deep and weighs 318g.

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    Frequently Asked Questions About the Panasonic Lumix Lumix DMC-GX1

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    Panasonic Lumix Lumix DMC-GX1 Specification

    Key Features
    Weight
    Camera Type
    Megapixels
    Picture Quality
    Still Image Resolution
    Maximum Image Resolution
    Aspect Ratio
    Sensor Type
    Image Formats Supported
    Image Sensor Size (W X H)
    Total Megapixels
    Supported Aspect Ratios
    Design
    Energy Star Certified
    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
    Lens Mount Interface
    Diaphragm Blade
    Filter Size
    Mounting Type
    Focusing
    Closest Focusing Distance
    Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
    Auto Focus (AF) Lock
    Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
    Auto Focus (AF) Points
    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
    Flash
    External Flash Connector
    Flash Exposure Compensation
    Shoe Mounting Point
    Flash Modes
    Flash Sync-Speed
    Flash Exposure Correction
    Shoe Mounting Point Type
    Video
    Full HD Video
    Maximum Video Resolution
    Video Recording
    Video Resolution
    Motion JPEG Frame Rate
    Video Formats Supported
    Analog Signal Format System
    HD Type
    Audio
    Built-in Microphone
    Wind Filter
    Voice Recording
    Audio System
    Audio Formats Supported
    Memory
    Compatible Memory Card
    Memory Slots
    Display
    Display Diagonal
    Field of View
    Touchscreen
    Display Resolution
    Flip-Out Screen
    Display
    Viewfinder
    Magnification
    Ports & Interfaces
    PictBridge
    Connection to PC
    HDMI
    USB Version
    HDMI Connector Type
    Camera
    3D
    GPS
    White Balance
    Shooting Modes
    Photo Effects
    Self-Timer Delay
    Calendar
    Histogram
    Maximum Playback Zoom
    Image Editing
    Camera File System
    Live View
    Multi Burst Mode
    Camera Playback
    Saturation Adjustment
    Contrast Adjustment
    Scene Modes
    On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
    Weight & Dimensions
    Height
    Depth
    Width
    Lens Weight
    Lens Length
    Lens Diameter
    Weight (Including Battery)
    Battery
    Power Source Type
    Battery Technology
    Battery Supported
    Battery Type
    Battery Capacity
    Battery Life
    Battery Voltage
    Operational Conditions
    Operating Temperature (T-T)
    Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
    Packaging Content
    Bundled Software
    Cables Included
    Batteries Included
    Battery Charger Included
    Hand Strap
    Networking
    Wi-Fi
    Near Field Communication (NFC)
    Bluetooth
    Other Features
    Video Capability
    Built-in Flash
    USB 2.0 Port
    HDMI Port
    Date Imprinting
    USB 3.0 Port
    On/off Switch
    Frame
    Camera Shutter Speed
    Night Mode
    Digital SLR
    Aperture Priority AE
    Shutter Priority AE
    Maximum Magnification
    Video Compression Formats

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

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