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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10
5.8 out of 10

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Overall 7
7.0

Expert Review

DP Review
9 August 2010
  • 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,...
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Overall 7
7.0

Review: Panasonic Lumix G10

Wired
15 June 2010
  • 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.
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Overall 7
7.0

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10

PC Magazine
19 May 2010
  • Conclusion: The Panasonic Lumix G10 is an affordable option for photographers who want D-SLR image quality and speed without the bulk of a traditional D-SLR.
  • Pros: D-SLR image quality. Camcorder-like 720p30 HD video recording. SDXC card support.
  • Cons: Poor low-light performance (images are noisy above ISO 800). Microphone picks up lens noise during video capture. Proprietary USB cable.
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Overall 8
8.1
Features 7
7.0
Build quality 7
7.0

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10

Amateur Photographer
10 July 2011
  • 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.
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 7
7.0
Picture quality 8
8.0

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10

Trusted Reviews
5 October 2010
  • Summary: We take a look at the entry-level model for the G-Micro system
  • Pros: Excellent build quality, Good picture quality, Exceptional performance
  • Cons: Disappointing viewfinder, Poor noise control at high ISO settings, Cut-down video mode
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Overall 8
8.3
Performance 8
8.3

Panasonic Lumix G10

PC Authority
2 October 2010
  • Summary: Fantastic video quality and very good stills, but we’ve seen most of it before
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Overall 8
8.1
Features 7
7.0
Build quality 7
7.0
Autofocus 8
8.0

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10 review

Amateur Photographer
10 July 2010
  • 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.
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Overall 7
6.7
Value for money 8
8.3
Features 7
6.7
Performance 8
8.3
Picture quality 8
8.3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10

PC Pro
25 June 2010
  • Conclusion: Fantastic video quality and very good stills, but we’ve seen most of it before
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Overall 7
6.7
Value for money 8
8.3
Features 7
6.7
Performance 8
8.3
Picture quality 8
8.3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10

PC Pro
25 June 2010
  • Conclusion: Fantastic video quality and very good stills, but we’ve seen most of it before
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Overall 7
7.0

Panasonic Lumix G10 review

wired.co.uk
16 June 2010
  • 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. Dedicated iA button for no-brainer shooting. A credible, beginner, interchangeable-lens camera.
  • Cons: Pointless electronic viewfinder. Decidedly average auto-focusing in low-light conditions.
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