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Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GX1

from  $499.95+
77
Engadget
Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
77

A good product that falls short of greatness.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

With the GX1, Panasonic's acclaimed GF1 finally has a worthy successor.

Pros
  • Full-size hot shoeRetro, GF1-like designVery good image qualityFast and accurate focus and exposure
Cons
  • Pricey when paired with 14-42mm X lensPoor built-in flash performance
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Scores

Engadget

77
 

User Reviews

70
johnestalilla
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition. - Engadget
90
patricks
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
100
frankyan
A gadget unicorn - Engadget
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84
Average Critic Score

Speed (start-up time, lag)

83
 

Image quality

93
 

Durability

88
 

Battery life

70
 

Design and form factor

88
 

Ease of use

80
 

Video quality

77
 

How It Stacks Up

86

Engadget

86
 

Critic

80
 

User

86
 
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90
 

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81
 

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How It Stacks Up

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Engadget

86
 

Critic

80
 

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86
 
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90
 

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