Panasonic GF7 Field Test Part I: Big on features, not on bulk


posted Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 2:51 PM EST


The Panasonic GF7 offers many of the same expansive features as its higher-end, pricier Lumix siblings, but instead, gives consumers an easy to use, very lightweight, yet very complete compact system camera at an affordable price point. It's shares a lot in common size-wise compared to the Panasonic GM5, though the GF7 is, nevertheless, just a tad larger and also opts for a 180-degree tilting, selfie-friendly LCD screen rather than a built-in EVF.

Reviewer Eamon Hickey spent some time recently with the Panasonic GF7 taking it out for a stroll in New York City. In his Panasonic GF7 Field Test Part I, he dives into the ergonomics and design of this compact Micro Four Thirds camera. Overall, he reports back a pleasant experience with the GF7, though the camera is not without a few quirks here and there, especially in terms of the breadth of its menus and customization.

12-32mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens: 21mm, f/5.6, 1/160s, ISO 400, -0.7EV

For all the details of his report, head over to our Panasonic GF7 Field Test Part I. And be sure to stay tuned for Part II, where Eamon will focus on the image quality, performance, as well as the camera's movie and Wi-Fi features.

12-32mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens: 32mm, f/5.6, 1/80s, ISO 400, -0.7EV

Panasonic GF7 Field Test Part I

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