Panasonic calls it ‘the one that loves a selfie’, but is the GF7 a camera for serious photographers too? Andy Westlake finds out in our Panasonic Lumix GF7 review

Product Overview

Overall rating:

Panasonic Lumix GF7

AWB Colour:
Dynamic Range:
LCD viewfinder:


  • + Tiny size and light weight
  • + Fast focusing and shooting
  • + Compatible with huge range of Micro Four Thirds lenses


  • - Playback is slow and low resolution
  • - Cheap-looking design
  • - Image quality lags behind rivals


Panasonic Lumix GF7 Review


Price as reviewed:

£430.00 (with 12-32mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS lens)


Sensor:16-million-pixel, Four Thirds MOS sensor
Output size:4592 x 3448 pixels
Focal length mag:2x
Lens mount:Micro Four Thirds mount
Shutter speeds:60-1/16000sec
Sensitivity:ISO 100-25,600 (extended)
Metering system:1728 zones
Exposure compensation:±3EV
Drive mode:5.8fps
LCD:3in, 1.04-million-dot tilting touchscreen
AF points:Contrast detection with 23 points
Video:1080p at 60fps, MP4 or AVCHD
External mic:No
Memory card:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Power:DMW-BLH7E rechargeable Li- ion
Battery Life:230 shots (CIPA standard)
Dimensions:106.5 x 64.6 x 33.3mm
Weight:266g with battery and card
  1. 1. Panasonic Lumix GF7 Review: Introduction
  2. 2. Panasonic Lumix GF7 Review - Features
  3. 3. Panasonic Lumix GF7 Review - Build and handling
  4. 4. Panasonic Lumix GF7 Review - Performance
  5. 5. Panasonic Lumix GF7 Review - Resolution
  6. 6. Panasonic Lumix GF7 Review - Dynamic range
  7. 7. Panasonic Lumix GF7 Review - Noise
  8. 8. Panasonic Lumix GF7 Review - Verdict
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