Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2
Reliably good image quality up to ISO 800, usable 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 handling, Tou
Interesting touchscreen implementation; 3-inch swivel LCD; more dedicated buttons for specific functions; good image quality.
Small size, Light weight, Electronic Viewfinder, Swivel Screen, Touch focus mode, Sharpness of images taken at low to moderate ISO sensitivities
Intuitive touchscreen, movie mode, compact size
Responsive touchscreen, Sharp and detailed photos, Easy to use auto functions, Followfocus in video mode.
Very good photo quality (though see issues below), Compact, well designed body with interchangeable lenses; comes in three colors, Flipout, rotating 3inch touchscreen LCD display with high resolution, great outdoor / low light visibility, Generally wellim
Rear control dial is in better position, Articulating, high-resolution 3:2 LCD, High-resolution EVF, IR sensor switches between EVF and LCD, Good shape to grip, Soft, warm rubber finish, 20g lighter than its predecessor, but camera still has good heft,...
Nice touch-screen implementation; articulated LCD; relatively fast; pretty good EVF.
Image quality is outstanding, Camera layout is good, important features are accessible by "one touch", Quick autofocus and good response times, LCD can rotate away from the camera, can shoot photos with touch on LCD, EVF is extremely bright and sharp
Out-of-camera JPEG color not as appealing as best competitors, New kit lens not as good as predecessor, ISO 6400 verging on the unusable, High ISO default noise reduction a bit too high, Dynamic range still not as good as best APS-C competitors, User inte
Not all options can be accessed through touchscreen; stagnant dSLR-like styling.
Fiddly buttons, Slight lag when taking an image, Maximum bulb exposure of four minutes
High ISO image quality, excess scene modes
Average ISO performance.
Camera tends to slightly underexpose and clip highlights, Redeye a problem; digital correction feature did not help, at least for me, Touch features don't add a lot to the shooting experience; too easy to accidentally change focus area, Unremarkable c
Grip area is somewhat slick, Rear EVF protrudes far behind the camera, making it harder to fit into small spaces, Kit lens has no IS switch (camera menu only); plastic mount, Lots of geometric distortion in uncorrected RAW at wide-angle, which contribu...
Images a little noisier at midrange ISO sensitivities than they should be; too easy to accidentally move focus points with touch screen.
Will take some time to learn all of the features, LCD is a little tough to see in direct sunlight, Price seems a little high, Touchscreen LCD is easy to smudge
By Digital Photography School on June 01, 2011
This camera in Panasonic’s Micro Four Thirds series is highly desirable from a number of angles, not least of which is the touch screen system. And you can buy it in three body colours: black, red and blueThe test camera was supplied with the...-
By Stuff.tv on March 01, 2011
Fuss-free high-quality photography for noobs and vets alike...80
By PC Authority on February 11, 2011
We like the huge number of controls, but the Panasonic DMC-G2 is bulky and there’s better image quality elsewhere. Read our review...67
By EISA on January 01, 2011
One of the most exciting features of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2 is its vari-angle 3-inch (3:2) touch-screen monitor, from which one can both take control of shooting settings and activate the shutter by touching the subject on-screen. The camera’s...-
By Shutterbug on December 01, 2010
The promise of Micro Four Thirds system cameras is that you get the light weight and portability of a smallish point-and-shoot camera with the lens interchangeability and functions of an advanced D-SLR. Panasonic goes one step further with the new...-
By GadgetSpeak on November 08, 2010
It was March when I had a chance to wander round the Focus show with a pre production version of this DSLR unit. Now in late autumn I finally get to look at the boxed version and to try all the G2 has to offer for...84
By Photography Bay on October 13, 2010
The Panasonic G2 is an excellent camera. Form, function and performance are rock solid with this Micro Four Thirds shooter. The AF speed, image quality and feature set rivals what the best of the entry-level DSLR crowd is offering right now.It has...-
By Enticing the Light on September 05, 2010
January 2009. That was the month the first micro-4/3 camera went on sale: The . Its DSLR exterior belied the revolution within, for this was the first advanced digital camera to feature a large sensor but do away with the mirror-box and prism...-
By LetsGoDigital on September 01, 2010
Panasonic managed to be the center of attention with the Panasonic G1. The camera was received enthusiastically worldwide, and was especially praised for its general high quality. The expectations were thus a bit higher for the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2....84
By CamcorderInfo on August 31, 2010
While the Panasonic G2's video mode is easy to use, it doesn't have that many manual controls or features. Instead of offering full aperture control, the camera implements a strange "peripheral defocus" option that is a simplified form of depth...-