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Fast autofocus, Touchfocus controls for video and stills, Very small for an interchangeablelens camera.
Excellent build, Fast, responsive AF, “iA” offers some degree of control.
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2 delivers excellent performance for its class, in a relatively compact, comfortable design with a streamlined, usable touch-screen interface implementation.
Interchangeable lenses, Very compact body for a Micro Four Thirds camera -- nearing Sony NEX territory, but with a built-in flash, Prominent front-panel grip makes for more comfortable hand-holding, 3-inch LCD is very sharp with good resolution (460K-d...
Very sharp autofocus, Extremely easy to use, Small camera body can be used onehanded, LCD is sharp and touch screen is handy, Nice design, and four body colors is nice for an advanced camera
Compact body and lens. Simple to use. Good image quality. Minimal shutter lag. Fast autofocus. Variety of HD video recording formats. Responsive touch screen. Stereo audio recording.
Size, design, HD video
Underexposed images in Auto mode, Touchscreen is ineffective for some controls.
Dated and cluttered interface, lacks manual video control, Relatively average image quality
Panasonic's JPEG processing remains subpar for this class of camera, and the GF2's inability to lock the focus area from accidental screen presses--a flaw of all the company's touch-screen ILCs--remains a huge point of frustration. It also has
Orange and yellow shifted to green in JPEGs, Demosaicing errors in fine detail such as hair, High ISO performance hasn't improved over predecessor, Lowest NR setting still blurs fine detail at low ISOs, 14mm has poor macro performance, and high geomet
A viewfinder would be nice in some circumstances, Camera can be uncomfortable to hold when popup flash is extended, Maximum resolution only available in 4:3 ratio, LCD can be a little tough to see in bright sunlight, Advanced photographers will want more
Low-light performance isn't as good as some competitors. Image sensor is not true APS-C size. Proprietary USB port.
No viewfinder, no physical mode dial
By PCWorld New Zealand on December 05, 2011
Like Samsung’s NX100, the GF2 from Panasonic is a small hybrid lacking an inbuilt or electronic optical viewfinder; you have to shoot it like a compact.The GF2 feels solid and comfortable, with build quality that’s well ahead of the NX100....
By ePHOTOzine on August 10, 2011
The Panasonic Lumix GF2 is a bit of a bargain at the moment, offering a compact, controllable camera with great image quality, high speed focusing and continuous shooting, and full HD video with stereo sound for around £400 with kit lens. Lots of...
By PCWorld on May 20, 2011
The Lumix GF2 is an enticingly compact interchangeable-lens camera, but its touchscreen interface is an inefficient way to access some important controls....
By RegHardware on May 13, 2011
While Panasonic further extends the range of its Micro Four Thirds cameras with the recently announced Lumix DMC-G3, this new arrival with its bulging bridge form factor won’t be for everyone. Keeping up with Olympus with its PEN models, the Lumix...
By Digital Photography School on May 01, 2011
If you’re passionate for a mirrorless, interchangeable lens digicam, this Micro Four Thirds model may be your opportunity. World’s smallest and lightest Digital Interchangeable Lens System Camera? Panasonic thinks so.The review camera was...
By Macworld UK on April 18, 2011
Both a cheaper and more compact alternative to its sibling the GH2 is the GF2, and a closer competitor for the Olympus E-PL2. There’s no body-only option. It upgrades the acclaimed GF1, for a while the finest CSC available. Like Olympus, Panasonic...
By Digital Camera Buyer on April 01, 2011
Though not a giant leap on, the Panasonic Lumix GF2 will maintain the respect shown its precursor, even as the CSC market becomes more crowdedOverall Our provides the latest photography news, reviews, previews, features and tecniques. Alternatively...
By Camera Gear Guide on March 18, 2011
Smaller, lighter, and now touchscreen friendly, Panasonic has done its best to introduce a wider range of photographers to its “GF-series”. There’s no question that the changes do make the GF2 more appealing to photographers with less...
By DigitalCameraInfo on March 17, 2011
The instant the Panasonic GF1 hit the market it seemed that people began anticipating the GF2’s release. What would Panasonic change? How would they improve one of the most popular cameras in their model line? Instead of a sequel to the GF1, the...
By cnet on March 11, 2011
Though we still really like Panasonic's GF series, there are several trade-offs to take into account before you buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2. Its raw-format images look extremely good, but JPEG shooters looking for best-possible photo quality may...
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