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Panasonic Lumix G7 Micro Four Thirds camera

introduction

  • announced May 2015 as a substantial update to the Panasonic G6 camera with the following changes:
    • adds a true twin-dial control design
    • improved 2360K dot EVF with 21mm eye point (was 1,440K with 17.5mm eye point in the G6)
    • 50% brighter LCD
    • improved burst rate
    • adds the Depth from Defocus technology (DFD) introduced in the Panasonic GH4 4K video stills camera for faster AF with Panasonic lenses
    • AF tracking improved by adding motion vector tracking as well as subject color tracking
    • AF now down to -4EV and ability to AF on bright stars even using a slower shutter speed for AF in Starlight AF mode
    • adds 100Mbps 4K video at 24/25/30p with 8mp stills from video as well as 28Mbps 1080 50/60p video modes
    • improved electronic shutter now to 1/16000th sec
    • popup flash not as powerful (GN 6.6m at ISO 100 instead of 8.3m)
    • no NFC - need to use a QR code to pair to smartphone via WiFi
    • improved Venus Engine
    • improved 16mp sensor

specs

  • 16mp sensor
  • ISO 100-25600
  • burst rate 8fps with AFS, 6fps with AFC
  • 4K photo mode 30fps
  • shutter 60secs - 1/16000th sec (2min BULB to 1/4000th sec mechanical)
  • silent mode
  • flash sync 1/160th sec
  • time lapse
  • Zebra pattern
  • swivel LCD allows selfies
  • Clear Retouch editing tool to remove unwanted objects
  • compatibility with UHS-II SD cards
  • 125 x 86 x 77mm (4.9 x 3.4 x 3.0in)
  • 410g incl. battery, SD card

reviews

photo/panasonicg7.txt · Last modified: 2015/06/04 16:00 by gary1