LCD and Viewfinder
Panasonic GX7 has a Tilting 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 1,040k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
LCD is Touch screen type, so you can change the settings and set the focus point with your fingertips.
GX7 has a built-in Electronic viewfinder.
The viewfinder has a resolution of 2,765kdots and coverage of 100%.
Panasonic GX7 can shoot continuously at max speed of 5 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/16000 sec . GX7 has a built-in flash, and you can also mount your external flashes too.
Panasonic GX7 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 23 points to choose from.
With Panasonic GX7, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 60p,60i,50p,50i,30p,24p fps and save in MPEG-4 and AVCHD formats. Full HD resolution of Panasonic GX7 will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video.GX7 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker.
Panasonic GX7 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Mirrorless camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Sony Alpha 7 or Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85 (Lumix DMC-G80) in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
Panasonic GX7 features a built-in wireless connectivity ( 802.11b/g/n with NFC) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.
With its NFC (Near Field Communication) feature, GX7 can communicate with devices such as smartphones which are also equipped with this technology by simply touching each other.
One other feature that we like is the ability to use our smartphone as a remote to control our GX7. You can change camera settings, release shutter, view LCD screen and tranfer files using remote control app.
You can connect your camera to other devices through HDMI port or via USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Panasonic GX7 is powered by a proprietary battery which provides a shooting life of 350 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Mirrorless type cameras is 349 shots, its battery life is about average in its class but it would still be wise to invest in some spare batteries for long photo trips.
Battery Life Comparison in Mirrorless Cameras
Sony A9 with its 650shots is the model with longest battery life among Mirrorless cameras. Check the comparison of Panasonic GX7 vs Sony A9 or take a look at Longest Battery Life Mirrorless cameras list.
Current Lowest price for Panasonic GX7 is $999.99