Panasonic GX7

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The GX7 is Panasonic's completely revised GX1. 

  • Sensor: 16mp Live MOS (CMOS) Panasonic made sensor, no AA filter, 17.3 x 13mm (2x crop), sensor-based stabilization
  • Mount: Micro 4/3 (m4/3)
  • Images: 4592 x 3448 JPEG or ?-bit raw maximum, 5 fps max without continuous AF, 4.3 with (40 fps with electronic shutter) 
  • Video:  1080P/60/50/30/24, 1080i/60/50, 720P/30, 480P/30, AVCHD video files or Motion JPEG with stereo PCM audio (Note that PAL area and NTSC area customers get only the options that make sense for their country)
  • Shutter: mechanical 60 sec to 1/8,000 sec, bulb max 120 seconds (1/25 to 1/8000 second for video)
  • Exposure: multi, center-weighted, spot metering, -3 to +3EV exposure compensation, 3-7 frame exposure bracketing, 6 white balance settings (plus Auto and Custom), ISO 125-25600, AUTO ISO, real-time histogram
  • Focus: 23 point contrast detect, single point, multi-area, face detect, tracking, manual focus override, focus peaking, focus down to -4 EV
  • Display: 3" 1.04m dot tiltable touchscreen LCD, 90° tiltable 2.764m dot EVF with 1.39x magnification with 17.55mm eye point and -4 to +3 diopter adjustment
  • Flash: pop-up flash included (5m ISO 100 GN), hot shoe, 1/320 flash sync (internal; external 1/250), red-eye reduction, slow sync, rear sync
  • Remote: optional DMW-RSL1
  • Other Notable Features: level, four Fn buttons (two on display), WiFi, NFC, panorama mode, silent mode
  • Cards: SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Battery: DMW-BLG10, 350 shots CIPA
  • Size: 4.8 x 2.8 x 2.2" (123 x 71 x 55mm) wide, tall, deep
  • Weight: 14.2 ounces (402g) includes battery and card
  • Colors: Silver, Black
  • Price: US$999 body only
  • Current Firmware: version 1.3 (May 2014)
  • Announced: August 1st 2013, shipment in September 2013

Thom’s Review of the GX7

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