With capable, speedy performance, and a friendly but powerful interface, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 is a good choice for people looking to upgrade from a point-and-shoot.
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.
We took an early model of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 for a spin around Madison Square Park.
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 doesn't depart far from the GF3 in design, but does have some ergonomic tweaks that streamline its use.
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 offers the type of performance and photo quality in a relatively small design many point-and-shoot graduates will like.
Besides a chunkier build, the GF6 sports a higher-res tilting screen, mode dial, and wireless connectivity.
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 is a Micro Four Thirds camera that pairs off with your phone or tablet with NFC.
Though we still really like Panasonic's GF series, there are several trade-offs to take into account before you buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2. Its raw-format images look extremely good, but JPEG shooters looking for best-possible photo quality may get frustrated by image artifacts. And while lots of photographers will appreciate its relatively compact but functional design and zippy performance--though still not for action shooting--there's nothing special about its feature set, including underpowered video capture.