Panasonic Lumix G10 review

The Panasonic G10 offers DSLR quality in a substantially smaller camera body. In this G10 review, we test its handling, autofocus, ISO performance and more

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Below are some test images shot with the Panasonic G10, click to see full size.

Test 1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10 with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 lens; ISO 100; 1/640sec at f/5.6 (click to view full size image)

Test 2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10 with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 lens; ISO 100; 1/400sec at f/8 (click to view full size image)

test 3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10 with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 lens; ISO 100; 1/250sec at f/5 (click to view full size image)

Test 4

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10 with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 lens; ISO 100; 1/200sec at f/7.1 (click to view full size image)

test 5

Same scene: Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2 with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 lens; ISO 100; 1/200sec at f/6.3 (click to view full size image)

Tech Specs

Product TypeMirrorless Camera with Lens
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Green CompliantYes
Maximum Video Resolution1280 x 720
Effective Camera Resolution12.1 Megapixel
USBYes
HDMIYes
PictBridgeYes
Product FamilyLumix G
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card
Image StabilizationOptical
ColourBlack
Optical Zoom4.4x
Digital Zoom4x
Brand NamePanasonic
FeaturesFace Detection, Aperture Priority, Live View, External Flash Shoe
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Video FormatsQuickTime Motion JPEG
Viewfinder TypeElectronic
Weight (Approximate)336 g
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityREACH
Maximum Image Resolution4000 x 3000
Display Screen TypeLCD
Height83.6 mm
Width124 mm
Depth74 mm
Product SeriesG
Image FormatsJPEG, RAW
Focus ModesAuto, Manual
ManufacturerPanasonic
Product ModelDMC-G10
Product NameLumix DMC-G10 Mirrorless Camera
Product LineLumix
Exposure Control
  • Program AE
  • Aperture Priority AE
  • Shutter Priority AE
  • Manual
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part NumberDMCG10KEBK
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.panasonic.co.uk
Marketing Information

The DMC-G10 features dual Full-time Live View for the LCD and the LVF (Live View Finder). It gives you a live view of what you're shooting, with approx. 100% field of view. The DMC-G10's 3.0-inch LCD features 460,000-dot resolution Intelligent LCD with wide-viewing angle. This LCD provides sharp, clear images in virtually all shooting situations, ranging from nighttime to bright daylight scenes and from low-angle to high-angle shooting. The DMC-G10 also features Contrast AF system that is not only accurate and easy-to-use, but also very fast.

Package Contents
  • Lumix DMC-G10 Mirrorless Camera
  • H-FS045200 Lens
  • Battery Charger
  • AC Adapter
  • Battery Pack
  • Body Cap
  • AV Cable
  • USB Connection Cable
  • AC Cable
  • Shoulder Strap
  • CD-ROM
Limited Warranty1 Year