• 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25600
  • 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25600

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Advantages

Panasonic GX7 over Olympus E-M10

  • Fast startup
    0.90 vs 1.30 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • 60p
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • 24p
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Faster shutter
    1/8000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Olympus E-M10 over Panasonic GX7

  • Bigger RAW buffer
    Unlimited vs 13 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (single-shot mode)

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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 Nikon V2

Panasonic GX7
Nikon V2
  • $491
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
  • $598
  • 1 inch
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • Less shutter lag
Olympus E-M10
Nikon V2
  • $599
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
  • $598
  • 1 inch
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • 60p

Compared to Panasonic G6

Panasonic GX7
Panasonic G6
  • $491
  • 4/3
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Higher max flash sync
  • $581
  • 4/3
  • External Mic
Olympus E-M10
Panasonic G6
  • $599
  • 4/3
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Newer
  • $581
  • 4/3
  • 60p
  • External Mic

Compared to Samsung Galaxy NX

Panasonic GX7
Samsung Galaxy NX
  • $491
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $1019
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • GPS
Olympus E-M10
Samsung Galaxy NX
  • $599
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $1019
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • GPS

Compared to Sony NEX-5T

Panasonic GX7
Sony NEX-5T
  • $491
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $299
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Olympus E-M10
Sony NEX-5T
  • $599
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $299
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Sony A6000

Panasonic GX7
Sony A6000
  • $491
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Fast startup
  • $448
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • On-sensor phase detect
Olympus E-M10
Sony A6000
  • $599
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Fast startup
  • $448
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • On-sensor phase detect
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