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Panasonic Lumix GM1 review

The Panasonic GM1 boasts GX7 image quality in a tiny body.

As part of our image quality testing for the Panasonic Lumix GM1 we've shot our resolution chart.

If you view our crops of the resolution chart's central section at 100% (or Actual Pixels) you will see that, for example, at ISO 200 the GM1 achieves a score of 24.

See a full explanation of what our resolution charts mean, and how to read them.

Examining images of the chart taken at each sensitivity setting reveals the following resolution scores in line widths per picture height x100:

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Panasonic Lumix GM1
Full ISO 200 image

Panasonic Lumix GM1

ISO 200, score: 24 (Click here to see the full resolution image.)

Panasonic Lumix GM1

ISO 400, score: 24 (Click here to see the full resolution image.)

Panasonic Lumix GM1

ISO 800, score: 22 (Click here to see the full resolution image.)

Panasonic Lumix GM1

ISO 1600, score: 22 (Click here to see the full resolution image.)

Panasonic Lumix GM1

ISO 3200, score: 22 (Click here to see the full resolution image.)

Panasonic Lumix GM1

ISO 6400, score: 20 (Click here to see the full resolution image.)

Panasonic Lumix GM1

ISO 12800, score: 16 (Click here to see the fill resolution image.)

Panasonic Lumix GM1

ISO 25600, score: 14 (Click here to see the full resolution image.)

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Panasonic Lumix GM1

ISO 200, score: 26 (Click here to see the full resolution image.)

Panasonic Lumix GM1

ISO 400, score: 24 (Click here to see the full resolution image.)

Panasonic Lumix GM1

ISO 800, score: 22 (Click here to see the full resolution image.)

Panasonic Lumix GM1

ISO 1600, score: 20 (Click here to see the full resolution image.)

Panasonic Lumix GM1

ISO 3200, score: 20 (Click here to see the full resolution image.)

Panasonic Lumix GM1

ISO 6400, score: 18 (Click here to see the full resolution image.)

Panasonic Lumix GM1

ISO 12800, score: 16 (Click here to see the full resolution image.)

Panasonic Lumix GM1

ISO 25600, score: 16 (Click here to see the full resolution image.)

Tech Specs

Product TypeMirrorless Camera with Lens
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Maximum Video Resolution1920 x 1080
TouchscreenYes
Wireless LANYes
Effective Camera Resolution16 Megapixel
GPSNo
USBYes
HDMIYes
PictBridgeYes
Product FamilyLumix G
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC UHS-I), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC UHS-I)
Image StabilizationOptical
ColourBlack
Optical Zoom2.7x
Digital Zoom4x
Brand NamePanasonic
FeaturesContinuous Shooting Mode, Live View, Face Detection
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Video FormatsAVCHD, MP4
Viewfinder TypeNo
Weight (Approximate)173 g
Image Sensor Size17.30 mm x 13 mm
Maximum Image Resolution4592 x 3448
Display Screen TypeLCD
Height54.9 mm
Width98.5 mm
Depth30.4 mm
Product SeriesG
Focal Length12 mm to 32 mm (Lens 1)
Image FormatsRAW, JPEG, MPO
External FlashNo
Focus ModesAuto, Manual
ManufacturerPanasonic
Product ModelDMC-GM1
Product NameLumix Digital Single Lens Mirrorless Camera DMC-GM1
Product LineLumix
Exposure Control
  • Program AE
  • Aperture Priority AE
  • Shutter Priority AE
  • Manual
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part NumberDMC-GM1KEB-K
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.panasonic.co.uk
Marketing InformationThe art of the new Lumix GM1

With a sophisticated design that stimulates your creativity. The moment you pick it up, life becomes art

Package Contents
  • Lumix DMC-GM1 Mirrorless Camera
  • Lumix G Vario 12-32mm / F3.5-5.6 ASPH. / MEGA O.I.S Lens
  • Battery Pack
  • Battery Charger
  • USB Connection Cable
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Software CD-ROM
  • AC Cable
Limited Warranty1 Year