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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

"The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7's excellent 4K capture will appeal to you if video is a priority, but its plastic body may be a turnoff."
As posted by pcmag.com

Pros

  • Built-in EVF
  • Dual control dials
  • Speedy performance
  • Built-in flash
  • 4K video and 4K Photo modes
  • Electronic shutter enables silent operation

Cons

  • Tracking focus slows burst rate
  • Plastic build
  • Operational speed in 4K Photo modes needs to be faster

Product Details

Date First Available:
2 Aug. 2016

Overall Rating

88.8%
The overall rating was calculated based on 2535 customer and expert reviews from 7 review sites and 3 stores.
We analyzed the sentiments related to these top topics for Cameras:
  • 94.4%
    Design
  • 91.1%
    Image Quality
  • 93.7%
    Features
  • 97.8%
    Performance
  • 92.2%
    Battery Life
  • 91.7%
    Video Quality

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Expert Reviews

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7's excellent 4K capture will appeal to you if video is a priority, but its plastic body may be a turnoff.

Read more on pcmag.com

Pros

  • 4K video.
  • Built-in EVF.
  • Vari-angle touch LCD.
  • Dual control dials.
  • Speedy performance.
  • 4K Photo and Post Focus modes.
  • Built-in flash.

Cons

  • Tracking focus slows burst rate.
  • Not available as a body only.
  • Plastic build.

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 is the fifth Panasonic stills camera to offer 4K video and photo shooting, following in the footsteps of the GH4, LX100, FZ1000 and CM1 models. "Introducing 4k to everyone" is the marketing angle that Panasonic are taking with the G7, and we'd agree that this DSLR-like, mid-range compact system camera is the best suited of all those products to expand the appeal of 4K to a wider audience, especially as it now offers additional 4K photo modes.

Read more on photographyblog.com

The Lumix G7 is Panasonic’s fifth model with 4K video capture. Is it just for video shooters? Our Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 review finds out

Read more on amateurphotographer.co.uk

Pros

  • 4K video and 4K Photo modes
  • Superb 2,36 million dot electronic viewfinder
  • Twin control dials for independent aperture and shutter speed control
  • Electronic shutter enables silent operation

Cons

  • Top plate, dials and buttons have a plasticky feel
  • Operational speed in 4K Photo modes needs to be faster
  • Low resolution previews via EVF in 4K burst photo mode

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