Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GX7

87
Global
Score
87

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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Engadget Summary

Even though it may have average battery life, Panasonic has put together a winner in the GX7 by combining excellent photo quality, above-average video quality, and swift autofocus. In fact, Pocket-Lint calls the autofocus "super fast" and TrustedReviews says it's impressive "even in difficult and low light conditions." This definitely helps the camera achieve what Photography Blog calls the "best image quality of any Panasonic CSC." And the video quality on the GX7 is also far from shabby, with Digital Versus calling it "incredibly good." The one downside might be the GX7's battery, coming in at a "so-so at best" 320 shots according to Pocket-Lint, though they note that the built-in WiFi can be a real "battery drainer." However, look past the battery life and you'll find the GX7 is a stylish camera that delivers excellent image and video quality with snappy autofocus speeds.

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Breakdown

Design and form factor
8.5
Ease of use
8.0
Battery life
8.0
Speed (start-up time, lag)
8.8
Image quality
9.1
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Specs

LUMIX

Type
Mirrorless interchangeable lens
Resolution (effective)
16 megapixels
Image stabilization
Optical (sensor-shift)
Memory card
SD
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Specs

LUMIX

Type
Mirrorless interchangeable lens
Resolution (effective)
16 megapixels
Image stabilization
Optical (sensor-shift)
Memory card
SD
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