Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10 Review

Overall Score

55

Main Features

  • 12 MP Four Thirds CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 202k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 3 fps continuous shooting
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 124 x 90 x 74 mm, 388g.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10 Overview


First introduced in August, 2010, Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10 is a 12 MP Mirrorless with a Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm) sized CMOS sensor.


Panasonic G10 comes with a 17.3 x 13 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 21.64 mm (0.84").

- Full Frame
- Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10

Sensor resolution of Panasonic G10 ~ 3995 x 3003 pixels.

Panasonic G10 has Crop Factor: 2.0

The sensor has a surface area of 224.9 mm².

There are approximate 11,996,985 photosites (pixels) on this area.

Panasonic G10 Series History
Model Year $ Sensor ISO Weight Dimensions
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G95 Panasonic G95 2019 20MP 200 - 25600 536g 130 x 94 x 77mm
Panasonic Lumix DC-G9 Panasonic G9 2017 20MP 200 - 25600 658g 137 x 97 x 92mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 Panasonic G7 2015 16MP 100 - 25600 410g 125 x 86 x 77mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 Panasonic G6 2013 16MP 160 - 25600 390g 122 x 85 x 71mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 Panasonic G5 2012 16MP 160 - 12800 396g 120 x 83 x 71mm

Proc and Cons of Panasonic G10


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10 with competitors in entry-level mirrorless cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
AF Face Detection
3.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
388g Light Body
±3 AE Bracketing Range
Focus Bracketing
External Flash
RAW Support
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Exposure Mode
202k dot Viewfinder Resolution
Flash Sync Port
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Image Stabilization
Low Screen Resolution: 460k dots
Low Battery Life: 380 shots
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No Environmental Sealing
Slow Continuous Shooting: 460 fps
Type Scores

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10 has an Overall Score of 55/100 and ranked #179 out of 214 in Mirrorless cameras, and ranked #411 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Panasonic G10 Scores
Imaging score
45
Features score
52
Value for money score
70
Portability score
85
Overall score
55
Average Scores in Entry-Level Mirrorless
Imaging Score
52
Features Score
61
Value For Money Score
76
Portability Score
91
Overall score
63

Physical Dimensions of Panasonic G10


Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10 weighs 388g and has external dimensions of 124 x 90 x 74mm (4.88 x 3.54 x 2.91"). Considering that the average weight of Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras is 323g, Panasonic G10 is 65 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Entry-Level Mirrorless Cameras


Panasonic G10
388g
Average weight
323g
Min weight
180g
Max weight
561g

Thickness Comparison
Entry-Level Mirrorless Cameras


Panasonic G10
74mm
Average Thickness
40mm
Min Thickness
23mm
Max Thickness
85mm

Here is the front and top view image of Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10 with the dimensions:

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Lumix DMC-G10 Dimensions Lumix DMC-G10
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 Panasonic G3 336 g 388 g 115 x 84 x 47 mm 124 x 90 x 74 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 Panasonic G7 410 g 388 g 125 x 86 x 77 mm 124 x 90 x 74 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2 Panasonic G2 428 g 388 g 124 x 84 x 74 mm 124 x 90 x 74 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 Panasonic G5 396 g 388 g 120 x 83 x 71 mm 124 x 90 x 74 mm
Sony Alpha a6000 Sony A6000 344 g 388 g 120 x 67 x 45 mm 124 x 90 x 74 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 Panasonic G6 390 g 388 g 122 x 85 x 71 mm 124 x 90 x 74 mm
Olympus OM-D E-M10 Olympus E-M10 396 g 388 g 119 x 82 x 46 mm 124 x 90 x 74 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 Panasonic G1 360 g 388 g 124 x 84 x 45 mm 124 x 90 x 74 mm

Specifications of Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10


General
Brand Panasonic
Model Lumix DMC-G10
Announced August, 2010
Body Type SLR-style mirrorless
Lens
Lens Mount Micro Four Thirds
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 2
Number of Lenses 103
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 460k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 202
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.52
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/60 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 3.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 11.00
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±3 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size Four Thirds
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 17.3 x 13 mm
Sensor Area 224.9 mm²
Sensor Resolution 12 MP
Max Image Resolution 4000 x 3000
Max Native ISO 6400
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Video Formats Motion JPEG
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 380 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 388 g
Physical Dimensions 124 x 90 x 74 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC card
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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