Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10

  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10
77
Based on 35 scores, 45 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    6
  • Good:
    18
  • Average:
    7
  • Bad:
    4

Pros:

  • Reliably good image quality up to ISO 800, usable (just) up to ISO 3200, Accurate metering and focus, Good JPEG resolution (though stick to raw for best results), Fast and responsive in use, Good ergonomics all around, excellent build quality, nice handli
  • Good value, variety of MFT lenses available
  • Looks and feels like a miniSLR. Lightweight and easy to use with one hand. Comfy tactile finish and good ergonomics. A credible, beginner, interchangeablelens camera. Dedicated iA button for nobrainer shooting.

Cons:

  • Poor EVF compared to G1/GH1/G2, No automatic EVF/LCD switch, Fixed LCD screen, Out-of-camera JPEG color not as appealing as best competitors, New kit lens not as good as predecessor, Image quality at ISO 3200 poor, ISO 6400 verging on the unusable, High I
  • No frills, high ISO image quality

Expert reviews and ratings

By Macworld Australia on 50

With so much quality competition in the entry-level end of the camera market – and excellent contenders in the high- end point-and-shoots – portability isn’t really enough.Related Tags: camera, guide, images, panasonic, panasonic lumix...

By T3 Magazine on 80

The G10 provides the best choice for those wanting an affordable entry point into the Micro Four Thirds system plus a...

By Good Gear Guide on 75

The Panasonic LUMIX DMC-G10 is an entry-level interchangeable lens camera that has heaps of features, but it could still use a couple more. At $899 with a 14-42mm zoom lens, this Micro Four Thirds camera isn't cheap, but it's small, it has...

By PC Authority on 83

Fantastic video quality and very good stills, but we’ve seen most of it before...

By Digital Photography Review on 70

For this Quick review we ran some basic studio tests to confirm that the G10's still image quality is as good as identical to the G2. To get all the in-depth information that you expect from a dpreview review on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10...

By What Digital Camera on 86

Released in tandem with the flagship Lumix G2 model, the Lumix G10 sits at a lower rank in the G-series hierarchy, offering a slightly lower-spec model that boasts the most affordable price point yet. Panasonic Lumix G10 Review - FeaturesAlthough not...

By PhotoRadar on 80

Be in no doubt, the Panasonic G10 offers remarkable value for money – providing a portable system camera, with a good range of creative tools, at a price and size that will attract a lot of people. For this reviewer’s money, the SLR styling,...

By Macworld UK on 80

Despite the double-digit model number, the G10 comes across as a pared-down version of the G2, for those who want an even more affordable, smaller-format Micro Four Thirds camera that still looks and handles like a regular DSLR. Because it is £130...

By DPexpert on

The G10 should be high on the list of desirable cameras for anyone looking to upgrade from a compact to a camera which will give much better image quality without increasing the bulk and mass unnecessarily. Panasonic and Olympus reckon that the Micro...

By Trusted Reviews on 80

There's no doubt now that mirrorless system cameras are here to stay, with Samsung, Olympus and Sony all now heading down the trail that Panasonic blazed with its revolutionary G-Micro system, and more sure to follow. The original Lumix G1, the...

By Expert Reviews on 60

The Lumix DMC-G10 is very fast and takes great photos, but it has the familiar traits of a camera built to a cost. If video isn’t important, the DMC-G1 is a better buy....

By Wired UK on 70

The Micro Four Thirds genre is growing up.No longer the pricey young upstart, the format is expanding its reach to the budget-conscious masses. Case in point: Panasonic's Lumix G10.The G10 is meant for a shooter who wants to escape from the...

By Wired on 70

The Micro-Four Thirds genre is growing up.No longer the pricey young upstart, the format is expanding its reach to the budget-conscious masses. Case in point: Panasonic's Lumix G10.The G10 is meant for a shooter who wants to escape from the...

By infoSync World on 82

That fixed lens point-and-shoot has run its course and you long for an interchangeable lens system with much better image quality, advanced manual controls, and highly impressive 720p HD video. But most DSLRs are so expensive! That's where the...

By CNET UK on 79

The G10 is Micro Four Thirds built down to a price (around £470), which is fair enough, but apart from the movie mode, the G10 doesn't really move on from the original G1. In fact, it's rather a step back in design terms. You still get...

By PC Advisor on 80

The Panasonic Lumix G10 lacks some of the convenient features of the G2, but also costs a fair chunk less than its marginally heavier sibling. In fact, the G10 a very capable compact/dSLR hybrid in its own right, producing sharp, colourful photos...

By Photo Review Australia on 90

Attach the LCD monitor to the back panel, remove the touch screen overlay, reduce the viewfinder resolution to 202,000 dots and disable the stereo sound recording capability and you've converted the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2 into the DMC-G10....

By Pocket-lint on 90

Ultimately the G10 is a very real option for those who not only want DSLR-like quality from a (slightly) more portable package, but who want their camera to still resemble a DSLR into the bargainKey specs12 megapixels, HDMI, SD,...

By DigitalVersus on 60

Viewfinder Grrrrr.If you ever get anywhere near a G10, don't make the same mistake we did and look into the viewfinder. Unlike Panasonic's other Micro Four-Thirds cameras, which get a professional-quality LCoS viewfinder, the G10's has been...

By PC Mag on 70

The Panasonic Lumix G10 is an affordable option for photographers who want D-SLR image quality and speed without the bulk of a traditional...