Tuesday, March 3, 2015

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 announced in August 2013, is a Micro Four Thirds compact mirrorless interchangeable lens camera. It was Panasonic's first Micro Four Thirds camera with a built-in in body stabilization system (IBIS) and has built-in EVF (not optional anymore). Panasonic only uses 2 -axis stabilization and behind 5-axis stabilization, resulting in blurriness starting at 1/5 of a second.

Features include:

  • Magnesium alloy body
  • New 16 MP Live MOS, Four Thirds sensor (25% better Signal to Noise performance, 10% better sensitivity, 10% better saturation level )
  • Venus Engine
  • ISO 200 - 25,600 (ISO 125 in extended mode, max. 3,200 in movie mode)
  • Maximum shutter speed 1/8000 sec.
  • AF detective range: -4 EV to 18 EV
  • Micro Four Thirds mount
  • Full HD video capture, including 1920 x 1080/60p (AVCHD or MP4 formats)
  • Full-time AF and tracking AF also available in cinema-like 24p video with a bit rate of maximum 24 Mbit/s
  • Built-in live view finder (electronic view finder, EVF), 90-degree tilt-able, 2.764M pixel resolution with 100% Adobe RGB color reproduction
  • Built-in 3", 1040K pixel tilting (45 deg. up, 80 deg. down), touch-screen LCD screen
  • Built-in flash (a small shoe mounted flash is included, which can act as a wireless commander for E-system flashes which support wireless mode)
  • Sensor-shift, in-body image stabilization (2-axis)
  • 5fps using single AF with mechanical shutter / 60fps with electronic shutter up to 12 frames
  • Focus Peaking
  • 22 creative effects, HDR
  • Panoramic mode, with filters
  • Silent Mode, electronic shutter mode
  • Near Field Communication (NFC)
  • Wi-Fi connectivity
  • Black / Silver versions
  • Introduction price: $999 in the US (body only)

External links

  • Official Website
  • Official Specifications
  • Review, ePhotozine.com
  • First Impressions, DPReview
  • Hand-on review, Imaging Source
  • Hands-on review, Pocket Lint
  • Hands-on review, Trusted Reviews
  • First Look video preview at What Digital Camera Channel (YouTube)

References List

  1. ^ "Panasonic Lumix GX7 review". Retrieved January 9, 2014. 
  2. ^ Mathieu. "Panasonic Lumix GX7 vs. Olympus Pen E-P5: How does low-light performance compare?". Retrieved February 8, 2014. 
  3. ^ Imaging Source: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 Review "Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 Review"
  4. ^ Lumix GX7 Review Part 2 â€" Sensor, Shutter and In Body Stabilization "Lumix GX7 Review Part 2 â€" Sensor, Shutter and In Body Stabilization"

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