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9.3 out of 10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

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Reviews and Problems with Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

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Overall 4
4.0

Kit with lens removed

EM2014, Amazon
14 May 2014
  • Summary: Warning, this was the kit with 20mm lens, but the lens was removed from the box. The camera body was loosely wrapped with the sensor exposed. The body cap was included in the box but not attached to the camera. Very careless repackaging of the product.
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Overall 4
4.0

Not my first choice

jcephoto, B&H Photo
2 April 2014
  • Excerpt: Only if you are making images in full daylight is this camera worth the effort due to the slow speed lens. Compared to the Fujifilm XE2 the Lumix image is soft and lacks detail. The moveable finder and monitor are nice but do not make up for limits this camera imposes. B&H's service was outstanding from purchase through the return.
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Overall 4
4.0

Highly touted device seriously lacking.

Cisco H. Lindsey, Amazon
22 November 2013
  • Summary: I bought this thousand dollar beast because I wanted a lighter camera with the functions of a dslr plus wifi capability. I feel as if I have just blown a grand because I simply cannoy get the wifi to work and I do not know where to go to get help.
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Overall 4
4.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Features 8
8.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Overall quality 6
6.0

GX7 Problem

Martin, Panasonic
21 October 2013
  • Summary: I have been waiting for this set of features on a camera for a long time. The auto focus is fast, the HDR is great, and the peaking for manual focus is really nice. My biggest problem is that the lens diaphragm is not circular. It is egg shaped. Panasonic part's department has been a nightmare. I really wanted to like this camera, but the lens issue has left me very unhappy. I could not recommend this camera to anyone else.
  • Pros: Compact
  • Cons: Did not meet expectations, Poor quality
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Overall 4
4.0

Very confusing WIFI setup. Deficient documentation/manuals.

Much Obliged, Amazon
20 October 2013
  • Summary: In addition to the GX7, I have used a GF2, G5, and FZ200. My advice to those of you considering this camera is to think again. I do not think that the incremental improvements are worth the hassle and frustration of setup and use of some of the most highly touted new features. Yes, the imaging technology is marginally improved since the G6 and G5. Better shutter speed range, better electronic shutter capabilities, better ISO range, improved noise, better touch screen...
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Overall 4
4.0

Quality Control?

Avid Buyer, Amazon
18 October 2013
  • Summary: First of all, I would like to say that I love Panasonic because most of their high-end cameras are made in Japan and built to last. I owned a GX1 and that camera was solid and well-built. I expected the same or better from the GX7 but was eventually let down. The GX7 is a beautiful camera and it handles extremely well. It also takes beautiful pictures. That said, in terms of built quality, I expected much more from a magnesium body.
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Overall 4
4.0

GX7

PATRIZIA A., amazon.it
21 October 2013
  • Summary: complimenti ad Amazon x la celerita' sia della consegna che della restituzione del pagamento avevo acquistato la gx7 come secondo corpo macchina in aggiunta alla Nikon D700, ma sono rimasta delusa dalla qualita' delle immagini. Non mi aspettavo di poterla paragonare a quella della D700 ovviamente ma, considerato il costo della Panasonic, francamente speravo meglio.
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