Panasonic GX1 with Panasonic GX7 Comparison

Panasonic GX1 and Panasonic GX7 Main Features

  • February, 2012
  • November, 2013
  • 16 MP Four Thirds CMOS Sensor
  • 16 MP Four Thirds CMOS Sensor
  • 160 - 12800 ISO
  • 125 - 25600 ISO
  • -
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • Electronic (optional) Viewfinder
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • -
  • 2765k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 4.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 5.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 116 x 68 x 39 mm, 318g.
  • 123 x 71 x 55 mm, 402g.
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Panasonic GX1 Scores


Imaging score
48
Features score
55
Value for money score
73
Portability score
92
Overall score
58

Panasonic GX7 Scores


Imaging score
52
Features score
85
Value for money score
88
Portability score
88
Overall score
76

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 with Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Overview


Let's compare Lumix DMC-GX1 with Lumix DMC-GX7. Both cameras produced Panasonic. The first model related to Entry-Level Mirrorless, the second to Semi-Pro Mirrorless cameras. Panasonic GX1 was released in 2012, and Panasonic GX7 in 2013. Lumix DMC-GX7 is newer, which is a plus. Lumix DMC-GX1 1 years older.
These two cameras have the same sensor resolution - 16 MP. The more megapixels the camera has, the more detailed and clear the picture will be. The number of megapixels will also affect the maximum size of the photos, which then can be printed without loss of quality.
At the first camera (Lumix DMC-GX1), the minimum ISO value is lower, which gives more opportunities for shooting in daylight. A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. At Panasonic GX7, the maximum ISO is greater by 12800. Lumix DMC-GX7 has image stabilization(Sensor-shift), Lumix DMC-GX1 doesn’t, it is a big minus. Both cameras feature a 3-inch fixed screen.
Lumix DMC-GX1 has electronic (optional) viewfinder, and the Lumix DMC-GX7 doesn’t have. Viewfinder Lumix DMC-GX7 has a higher resolution of 2765k dots, Lumix DMC-GX1 has a resolution of no electronic viewfinderk dots. Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 has 5.0 fps continuous shooting. Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 has 5.0 fps continuous shooting.

General Lumix DMC-GX1 Lumix DMC-GX7
Brand Panasonic Panasonic
Model Lumix DMC-GX1 Lumix DMC-GX7
Announced February, 2012 November, 2013
Body Type Rangefinder-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Lens
Lens Mount Micro Four Thirds Micro Four Thirds
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 2 2
Number of Lenses 103 103
Macro Focus Range n/a n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Fixed Tilting
Screen Resolution 460k pixels 1040k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic (optional) Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0 0.7
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 23 23
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/60 sec 1/60 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec 1/8000 sec
Continuous Shooting 4.0 fps 5.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 7.60 7.00
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Slow sync w/red-eye reduction, off
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±5 EV ±5 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size Four Thirds Four Thirds
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 17.3 x 13 mm 17.3 x 13 mm
Sensor Area 224.9 mm² 224.9 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4592 x 3448 4592 x 3448
Max Native ISO 12800 25600
Min Native ISO 160 125
Max Boosted ISO 0 0
Min Boosted ISO 0 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, AVCHD MPEG-4, AVCHD
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 300 shots 350 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 318 g 402 g
Physical Dimensions 116 x 68 x 39 mm 123 x 71 x 55 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC card
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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