As an entry point to the world of ILCs, the Lumix GF5 is a nifty little performer. Just don't expect to be able to make the most of its manual controls in a timely fashion.
Typical price: $699.00
The latest Panasonic interchangeable lens camera gets a flip-up screen, Wi-Fi and NFC for photo and video transfer.
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The GF5 is capable of delivering some excellent photos.
In the increasingly competitive market for entry-level interchangeable-lens cameras, the GF5 distinguishes itself with solid image quality and a very nice interface.
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 doesn't depart far from the GF3 in design, but does have some ergonomic tweaks that streamline its use.
We took an early model of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 for a spin around Madison Square Park.
The GF3 is a fun little addition to the Panasonic G series range. As a first step into the world of interchangeable lens cameras, it does a decent job of bridging the gap between compact and SLR.
Typical price: $899.00
Because of its delightfully designed shell, we really wanted to love the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ5. Unfortunately, its outward beauty meant that compromises had to be made elsewhere, such as the low-res screen and poor video resolution. These drawbacks mean that we're unable to fully open our hearts to it.
Typical price: $249.00
There's nothing fundamentally wrong with the Lumix G5, but with a lack of "wow"-worthy features, it's just another interchangeable lens camera.
Typical price: $999.00