• 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25600
  • APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400

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Advantages

Panasonic GX7 over Fujifilm X-E2

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Good
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Love or hate them, they can be useful
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/320 vs 1/180 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • 24p
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Longer shutter
    60 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster shutter
    1/8000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Fujifilm X-E2 over Panasonic GX7

  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 4/3
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 4.82 vs 3.77 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Might improve live view and video AF performance
  • External Mic
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Lighter weight
    350g vs 532g
    Lighter weight
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré

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Review Excerpt

  • Sharp retro design and solid build; High resolution, tiltable electronic viewfinder and LCD touchscreen monitor; Competitive still image quality; Very good video quality, recording Full HD at frame rates up to 60p; Fast autofocusing and all-around performance; Robust Wi-Fi and NFC capabilities, including remote shooting when paired with a smart device

  • Weak built-in flash; No external mic or headphone jack for video recording; Some poor results when shooting in Creative Panorama mode

The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm X-E1

Panasonic GX7
Fujifilm X-E1
  • $598
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $532
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Fujifilm X-E2
Fujifilm X-E1
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $532
  • APS-C
  • 24p

Compared to Nikon V2

Panasonic GX7
Nikon V2
  • $598
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
  • $772
  • 1 inch
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • Less shutter lag
Fujifilm X-E2
Nikon V2
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
  • $772
  • 1 inch
  • Slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter

Compared to Panasonic G6

Panasonic GX7
Panasonic G6
  • $598
  • 4/3
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Higher max flash sync
  • $648
  • 4/3
  • External Mic
Fujifilm X-E2
Panasonic G6
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $648
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Fujifilm X-M1

Panasonic GX7
Fujifilm X-M1
  • $598
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Touchscreen
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Fujifilm X-E2
Fujifilm X-M1
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Wider angle kit lens

Compared to Olympus E-M10

Panasonic GX7
Olympus E-M10
  • $598
  • 4/3
  • Fast startup
  • 60p
  • $699
  • 4/3
  • Bigger RAW buffer
Fujifilm X-E2
Olympus E-M10
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $699
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
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