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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 Review Summary

16 Megapixels16 MegapixelsElectronic View FinderElectronic View FinderHigh ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.High ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.Level: Measures camera tilt and helps to keep the horizon level.Level: Measures camera tilt and helps to keep the horizon level.Continuous DriveContinuous DriveUltra HD (4K) video: 3840x2160 resolution or more.Ultra HD (4K) video: 3840x2160 resolution or more.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringDepth-Of-Field Preview: Improve perception of DOF before shooting.Depth-Of-Field Preview: Improve perception of DOF before shooting.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Neocamera detailed reviewNeocamera detailed review

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 Assessment

The Panasonic Lumix G7 is built around a 16 megapixels Four-Thirds CMOS sensor paired with a fast and powerful processor which lets it record 4K Ultra-HD video at 30 FPS or 1080p HD at 60 FPS. It can also shoot continuously at 8 FPS for up to 100 JPEG images and has a hybrid shutter to capture images from 1/16000s to 60s, or even 120s in Bulb mode.

It is capable of producing some superb images with plenty of details, good sharpness and low-noise. The exposure system unfortunately causes frequent over-exposure without use of EC which means that more tweaking than usual is required in order to get perfect results from the G7. Color and white-balance are reasonable yet could easily improved by shooting RAW and processing those files into images outside of the camera.

The G7 does the rest extremely competently. It operates quickly while delivering all major photographic functions through an efficient interface and highly ergonomic design. The EVF is large with 0.7X magnification and 100% coverage, making this mirrorless very comfortable to use.

PROS CONS
Very low image noise Frequent overexposure
Superb detail retention Limited dynamic-range
Nice image colors after tweaking Yellow color-cast in low light
Instant shutter-lag with short blackout Exposure-Priority only in Manual mode
Speedy autofocus Wrong Live-Histogram
Extremely sensitive AF Flex in LCD hinge
Fast shot-to-shot speed Pause after filming
Large and sharp EVF Very slow to power-off
Calibratable LCD
Highly customizable
GoodGood Good

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By on 2015/11/26
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Panasonic DMC-G7 Facts


Mirrorless digital camera

Sensor-Size: 17 x 13mm

Four-Thirds Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

16 Megapixels MirrorlessISO 100-25600
Micro Four-Thirds Mount
2X FLM
Shutter 1/16000-60s
0.50" Built-in EVF 2.4 Megapixels (0.70X)Full manual controls, including Manual Focus
Automatic Eye-Start sensorCustom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning
2 Axis Digital LevelSpot-Metering
Built-in Dust ReductionHot-Shoe
8 FPS Drive, 100 ImagesStereo audio input
3840x2160 @ 30 FPS Video RecordingLithium-Ion Battery
3" LCD 1 MegapixelsSecure Digital Extended Capacity
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