• 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600
  • 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600

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Advantages

Panasonic GX7 over Olympus E-M10

  • Fast startup
    ~0.90 vs 1.3 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 19 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/8000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Olympus E-M10 over Panasonic GX7

  • Newer
    13 months vs 19 months old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    Unlimited vs 13 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (single-shot mode)

User reviews

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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

  • Great image quality especially from RAW files; Excellent dynamic range for a Four Thirds sensor; Very good high ISO performance; Realistic colors and excellent hue accuracy; Built-in Wi-Fi with remote control and sharing features; Improved HD video; Lightweight and very portable; Built-in pop-up flash; Minimal EVF lag time.

  • Contrast-Detect AF struggles with small and low-contrast subjects; Mediocre battery life; No external microphone or headphone jack; Mediocre burst speed with continuous AF; No weather sealing; Heavy-handed high ISO noise reduction.

The Competition

Compared to Sony NEX-7

Panasonic GX7
Sony NEX-7
  • $506
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Fast startup
  • $522
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Longer battery life
Olympus E-M10
Sony NEX-7
  • $594
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Touchscreen
  • $522
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Samsung Galaxy NX

Panasonic GX7
Samsung Galaxy NX
  • $506
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $1015
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • GPS
Olympus E-M10
Samsung Galaxy NX
  • $594
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $1015
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Fujifilm X-M1

Panasonic GX7
Fujifilm X-M1
  • $506
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Fast startup
  • $397
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Olympus E-M10
Fujifilm X-M1
  • $594
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Fast startup
  • $397
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Sony A6000

Panasonic GX7
Sony A6000
  • $506
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Fast startup
  • $543
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • On-sensor phase detect
Olympus E-M10
Sony A6000
  • $594
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Fast startup
  • $543
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • NFC

Compared to Panasonic GF7

Panasonic GX7
Panasonic GF7
  • $506
  • 4/3
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $510
  • 4/3
  • Thinner
  • Newer
Olympus E-M10
Panasonic GF7
  • $594
  • 4/3
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $510
  • 4/3
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Shoots 60p video
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