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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

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6.0

Review: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2 camera

Macworld
15 July 2011
  • Excerpt: (1 items) More than any device in recent memory, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2 is a showpiece for the benefits and drawbacks of a touchscreen interface. Although the camera's touchscreen UI introduces a few groundbreaking features to the compact interchangeable-lens camera category, it may leave you longing for old-fashioned analog controls more often than not.
  • Pros: Fast autofocus, Touch-focus controls for video and stills, Very small for an interchangeable-lens camera
  • Cons: Underexposed images in Auto mode, Touchscreen is ineffective for some controls
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Overall 6
6.0

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

neocamera.com
4 February 2011
  • Summary: The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2 is a compact SLD targeted at novice photographers. It produces good image quality, very similar to the previous generation of entry-level DSLRs, in a considerably smaller form factor. Although it has a simple interface, its feature-set is well-rounded. As an interchangeable lens camera, its versatility is assured. Panasonic offers three series of Micro Four-Thirds cameras, this one, the G-series and the GH-series.
  • Pros: Low image noise until ISO 800 in good light, Realistic image colors, Excellent automatic white-balance, Reliable metering, Fast contrast-detect autofocus, Short shutter-lag, Quick and responsive, Calibratable LCD, Good LCD visibility and viewing-angle, Optional EVF, Relatively compact, Sturdy build quality
  • Cons: Slight image softness from base ISO, Limited use ISO 6400, Below average shot-to-shot speed, Wrong Live-Histogram, Preview not, Poor flash clearance, Inefficient controls, Touchscreen required, Impossible to set video framing correctly, Video recording delay, Video drops last second, Short battery life
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Overall 6
6.0

The Lumix GF2 is a good compact interchangeable-lens camera, but its touchscreen interface is inefficient

Good Gear Guide.au
4 May 2011
  • Summary: The Lumix GF2 is an enticingly compact interchangeable-lens camera, but its touchscreen interface is an inefficient way to access some important controls.
  • Pros: Fast autofocus, Touch-focus controls for video and stills, Very small for an interchangeable-lens camera
  • Cons: Underexposed images in Auto mode, Touchscreen is ineffective for some controls
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