Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 with 20mm Lens Reviews: Digital Compact system Camera
This digital camera is a good all rounder.
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The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 is a high-quality mirrorless Compact System Camera with a Magnesium Alloy full diecast frame body. Features include a newly developed 16 megapixel Digital Live MOS Sensor and Venus Engine for exceptional images, Tilt LVF plus Tiltable Touch Monitor, high quality video recording, 1/8000 shutter speed, in-body Image Stabilizer and Wi-Fi connectivity.
High quality images with 16 megapixel Digital Live MOS sensor and Venus Engine
The GX7 produces high-quality image recording with real-to-life details through excellent resolution, image rendering and colour reproduction. Taking full advantage of newly developed 16 megapixel Digital Live MOS sensor and Venus Engine, images are rendered with highly sharp resolution even shot in low-lit situations. In addition, the limit resolution is enhanced thanks to the precise detail reproduction and advanced Intelligent D-range Control ensures beautiful gradation with wider dynamic range than ever.
Contrast AF System
The Contrast AF System of DMC-GX7 excels in both speed and accuracy by exchanging digital signal between the camera and the lens at max. 240 fps. A variety of extensive AF functions enhances usability to comply with wide-ranging shooting situations. The Low Light AF makes it possible to set focus on the subject more precisely in -4EV situations. The Pin-point AF allows you to set magnification from 3x to 10x enlargement by 0.1x step. The One-shot AF enables using AF in MF mode to set rough focus on the subject.
90-degree tiltable LVF
The DMC-GX7 integrates a 90-degree tiltable LVF with 2760K equive. high resolution and approx. 100% colour reproduction. The LVF allows photographers to look down the camera, which lets them shoot enables bust or low angle shot casually. The new large, 1040K-dot high resolution static-type touch monitor with approx. 100% of field of view tilts up and down. The front panel is directly attached to the new In Cell Touch LCD without containing air layer in between. The result is that the reflection of external light is dramatically suppressed.
The DMC-GX7 features a max. 1/8000 fast shutter speed and Optical Image Stabilizer is built in the camera body. The GX7 is also compatible with Focus Peaking for more precise control of focusing.
High quality video
The GX7 records full HD 1920 × 1080, 50p (50Hz) smooth, high quality video in AVCHD Progressive and MP4 with stereo sound. The full-time AF and tracking AF is available in video recording. The cinema-like 24p video with the bit rate of max. 24Mbps or P/A/S/M mode produces superb image quality. It’s improved thanks to the new Digital Live MOS Sensor, too. With the Wi-Fi connectivity, remote shooting is available by using the smartphone/tablet.
- £525 – £899 at 6 retailers out of 368 retailers checked