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The Panasonic GX7 with 14-42mm lens is aimed at the enthusiast photographer and is Panasonic’s latest addition to its G-series line-up of intuitive compact system cameras.The GX7 features a 16.0-megapixel Live MOS sensor, a newly designed Venus Engine 8 processor, a neat pop-up flash and built-in Wi-Fi & NFC (Near Field Communication) connectivity. Compose shots the way you like, the GX7 offers a 90-degree tiltable Electronic Viewfinder and a 3.0” tiltable LCD touch screen, both of which offer approximately 100% field of view. With the Wi-Fi & NFC technology, you can connect the camera to your smartphone/tablet anywhere with one-touch, which makes sharing images much easier. The LUMIX DMC-GX7 is an advanced ‘take anywhere’ camera with all the functionality & manual control you get from a DSLR, with the additional benefit of an array of lightweight Micro Four Thirds lenses to compliment your shooting style. More
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Ultimate Picture Quality
The DMC-GX7 realizes high-quality image recording with real-to-life details through excellent resolution image rendering and color reproduction. Panasonic developed new 16.00-megapixel Digital Live MOS Sensor that achieves both higher resolution and higher sensitivity image recording with less noise in comparison with the predecessor DMC-GX1. The Venus Engine features its advanced noise reduction systems which make it possible to remove large block of noise which was formally hard to detect and helps produce clear, smooth image especially for the nighttime scenery. The combination of the new Live MOS Sensor and the Venus Engine achieves max. ISO25600.
2764K-dot Equivalent High Resoultion Tiltable Live Viewfinder
The newly integrated 90-degree tiltable LVF (Live View Finder) boasts 2764K-dot equiv. high resolution for more free composition and higher visibility. The LVF of the DMC-GX7 uses a display device based on the field sequential system to achieve a high color reproduction of approximately 100%* using AdobeRGB as a reference. By more faithfully reproducing the primary colors, it is able to display beautiful hues that are extremely close to nature, such as deep red roses, vibrant hibiscuses, and ripe, colorful fruit. For this viewfinder, Eyecup DMW-EC1 made of elastic material is sold separately to enhance comfort in viewing either with naked eye or with glasses.
Fast and Accurate Light Speed AF
The LUMIX G adopts Contrast AF for its focus system. Compared with the Phase difference system AF, the Contrast AF boasts higher accuracy especially in shooting with bright lens with small F value. The DMC-GX7 also features high-speed Light Speed AF, making it possible to capture even the fast-moving subject clearly. The camera and the lens exchange the digital signal at max. 240 fps to minimize the time to focus.
Change the Lenses - Image Stabiliser in Camera Body
Panasonic has been integrating POWER O.I.S. / MEGA O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabiliser) in the digital interchangeable lenses to suppress blur caused by hand-shake. To further enhance usability, the DMC-GX7 incorporates Optical Image Stabiliser in the camera body which works as effectively as the MEGA O.I.S. for the first time in LUMIX DSLM cameras. Not only the digital interchangeable lenses without image stabiliser but also classic lenses can be mounted to enjoy blur-free photography.
1920 x 1080p Full-HD Video Recording in AVCHD and MP4
The DMC-GX7 also features full HD 1920 x 1080, 60p (60 Hz) / 50p (50 Hz) smooth, high quality video recording in AVCHD Progressive and MP4 with stereo sound. The practical full-time AF and tracking AF is available in video recording, too. The cinema-like 24p video with the bit rate of max. 24 Mbps or P/A/S/M mode provide richly expressive afterimage with overwhelming image quality. The motion picture quality is greatly improved thanks to the new Digital Live MOS Sensor, too.
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Great Micro Four Thirds Camera
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Comments about Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GX7 Digital Camera with 14-42mm Lens - Black:
This camera has been out for a few years but it still ticks most of the boxes for me.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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I like this camera as it compact and small lenes and can be carried in a small bag
(4 of 8 customers found this review helpful)
The overrated GX7
Image quality is not much better than can be obtained from a 6-year-old Lumix FZ28 and the white markers on the dials and buttons have begun to wear off after less than two months (despite careful use).On the plus side, it is light, the menus are easy to use and the video recordings are of reasonable quality. However, as a stills camera it is nothing more than average.My choice was between this and the OM-D E-M10. I cannot comment on the Olympus but the GX7 is certainly an over-hyped product which I regret purchasing.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Very responsive with fast focusing. The viewfinder is very clear and sharp and the layout of the controls and ability to customise the settings is excellent.Construction is solid without making the camera too heavy and the rubberised grip gives a comfortable, reassuring hold .Picture quality is very good, with much better low light/high ISO performance than most smaller sensor cameras., not too far behind the best APS-C sensor cameras.I would recommend this camera as a great travel camera with the 14-140mm lens and as aStreet camera with the 20mm pancake lens.
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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
I would highly recommend this camera
from South Wales
Easy to useFantastic for digiscopingE.v.f is bright and clear.Easy to customise dial control.One thing I would like is a longer lasting battery.
good to a point
the best features are the quality of image and it is compact. Video image very good.It seems to me that the lens is very limited, and it is a pity there is no external sound input. This means you have to jump to the new 4 series, aimed at a different user.
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