Summary: The G10 is Panasonic's first entry-level Micro Four Thirds camera. Its core systems are capable and reliable, and although its menu system is a little dated, the G10 is an easy camera to find your way around.
Pros: Reliably good image quality up to ISO 800, usable (just) up to ISO 3200, Accurate metering and focus, Good JPEG resolution (though stick to raw for best results), Fast and responsive in use, Good ergonomics all around, excellent build quality, nice handling, Very useful status panel and quick men...
Cons: Poor EVF compared to G1/GH1/G2, No automatic EVF/LCD switch, Fixed LCD screen, Out-of-camera JPEG color not as appealing as best competitors, New kit lens not as good as predecessor, Image quality at ISO 3200 poor, ISO 6400 verging on the unusable, High ISO default noise reduction a bit too high,...
Excerpt: The Micro-Four Thirds genre is growing up. No longer the pricey young upstart, the format is expanding its reach to the budget-conscious masses. Case in point: Panasonic’s Lumix G10.
Pros: Looks and feels like a mini-SLR. Lightweight and easy to use with one hand. Comfy tactile finish and good ergonomics. A credible, beginner, interchangeable-lens camera. Dedicated iA button for no-brainer shooting.
Cons: Pointless electronic viewfinder. Decidedly average auto-focusing in low-light conditions.
Summary: For most photographers considering buying the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10, the most important fact is that it is capable of recording the same level of detail as the other cameras in the Panasonic range. The company has not compromised in this area.
Summary: For the majority of photographers considering buying the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10, the most important fact is that it is capable of recording the same level of detail as the other cameras in the Panasonic range. The company has not compromised in this area.
Panasonic LUMIX G10 review: A Micro Four Thirds camera that takes great pictures, but could be better value
Good Gear Guide.au
14 December 2010
Summary: The Panasonic LUMIX DMC-G10 is an entry-level interchangeable lens camera that has heaps of features, but it could still use a couple more. At $899 with a 14-42mm zoom lens, this Micro Four Thirds camera isn't cheap, but it's small, it has manual features and a built-in EVF, and it can take...
Pros: Good image clarity, good manual features, built-in EVF, great focusing features and performance
Cons: Feels a little sluggish, no auto-switching between LCD and EVF, no dedicated video recording button, not great for night-time shooting