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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1
9.1 out of 10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

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Overall 8
7.5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Review

Digitaltrends
18 July 2014
  • Conclusion: Panasonic deserves a round of applause for designing a very compact and lightweight interchangeable lens camera. Overall, the camera is capable of taking good pictures, but performance is a bit uneven.
  • Pros: Extremely compact, lightweight, High-quality LCD screen, Superior AVCHD videos, Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Cons: Uneven photo quality, May be too small for some, Weak battery life
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Overall 8
8.0

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 review: A compact alternative to a DSLR camera

PC World
1 May 2014
  • Excerpt: With the Lumix DMC-GM1 , Panasonic has a compact camera that is truly, well, compact—it matches a playing card for height and length, though it’s a...
  • Pros: Compact and sturdy, Diminutiveness doesn’t unduly affected handling, Great image quality
  • Cons: So-so battery life, Touch sensitive on-screen icons and physical buttons are small, No eye-level viewfinder
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Overall 9
9.0

Panasonic GM1

Imaging Resource
27 February 2014
  • Excerpt: If you're a photographer who wants a camera that's the size of a point-and-shoot, but with the flexibility and larger sensor of an interchangeable lens camera, then the Panasonic GM1 might just be the camera for you.
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Expert Review

The Luminous Landscape
17 February 2014
  • Conclusion: If course my gripe about the camera lacking an EVF is not the fault of the camera. The fault lies with the observer. And there may be some who have no problem with the rear d-ring. But that’s the whole point of reviews isn’t it?
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Overall 8
8.2

Panasonic Lumix GM1 – Review

Review guidelines
14 January 2014
  • Summary: The Panasonic Lumix GM1 is a camera extraordinary in many respects. It has the best balance between size and image quality of all cameras currently on the market and offers a performance and a range of advanced features into a truly pocket-sized camera body.
  • Pros: Microscopic, Excellent image quality, Fast AF and accurate, Excellent gust.
  • Cons: Sync flash at only 1/50s, Some controls are not immediate, Build quality is not flawless.
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Overall 9
9.0

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Review

yooip.com
1 January 2014
  • Summary: It will make someone improving from a point-and-shoot satisfied, offering better low light image and a good auto-only capturing method for those who want the digital camera to make visibility choices.
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Overall 8
7.8

Expert Review

DP Review
9 December 2013
  • Summary: The GM1 offers many of the features and image quality of its Lumix GX7 sibling in a much smaller, lighter package. A few concessions have been made to reduce the size so drastically, namely a lower-capacity battery, but it's an excellent option for casual shooting.
  • Pros: Extremely small and lightweight camera body, Very good image quality, Reliable transfer of image files over Wi-Fi, Truly silent shutter mode, Good touchscreen, Nice level of Q.menu and virtual Fn button customizability, Compatible with all Micro Four Thirds lenses, Kit zoom is highly compact with...
  • Cons: Poor noise reduction, JPEG rendering of yellows a bit washed out, Low battery capacity, Small controls can be fiddly, Focus mode dial not especially useful, Electronic shutter can produce banding under artificial light, Video resolution tops out at 1080 30p, Default dynamic range settings produce...
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Overall 9
8.7

Panasonic Lumix GM1

Camera Labs
1 December 2013
  • Summary: Written down it sounds like Panasonic has scored a coup no-one else has thought of, but really the GM1 simply fulfills the promise of mirrorless system cameras when they were first introduced several years ago - namely to deliver DSLR quality, control and interchangeable lens flexibility in a...
  • Pros: Great image quality, as good as the Lumix GX7., Fast AF which works in lower light than most cameras., Touchscreen lets you tap to focus for stills and movies., 1080 movies with 24p, manual exposures and peaking., Timelapse, 7-frame AEB, HDR modes, lots of effects., Built-in Wifi with smartphone ...
  • Cons: Other lenses may prevent tripod use., No panorama mode., Rear control wheel easy to press when turning., No 1080 video at 50p or 60p., No hotshoe nor means to mount viewfinder or mic., Modest battery life and no USB charging.
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Overall 9
9.0
Design 10
9.5
Value for money 9
9.0
Features 10
9.5
Performance 9
8.5
Picture quality 9
8.5

Panasonic Lumix GM1 Review

What Digital Camera
26 November 2013
  • Summary: Panasonic have achieved something quite remarkable with the GM1. The way such impressive features have been squeezed into such a small body goes to show what is possible, and as well as being a great technological achievement in its own right, its put its own stamp on what we define as compact in...
  • Pros: Robust magnesium chassis; Premium finish; Full Manual control; Wi-fi; Excellent functionality within the Panasonic Image app; Pin-point AF; Touchscreen functionality; Live preview of Creative Filters
  • Cons: No viewfinder; Poor battery life; No headphone port for audio monitoring; USB battery charging not permitted; Lack of handgrip
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Overall 8
8.5

Expert Review

reviewed
29 October 2013
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