LCD and Viewfinder
Panasonic G2 has a Fully Articulated 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 460k 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. For those of you who loves shooting self portraits or group photos, Panasonic G2 will make your life easier with its Selfie friendly
G2 has a built-in Electronic viewfinder. The viewfinder has a resolution of 1,440kdots and coverage of 100%. 100% coverage ensures that what you see in the viewfinder while shooting matches exactly what you will get later in your image, helping accurate framing your shots and minimizes the need for cropping images later.
Max Shutter speed
Panasonic G2 can shoot continuously at max speed of 3 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec.
G2 has a built-in flash, and it also has a flash shoe to mount your external flashes too.
Panasonic G2 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system.
Panasonic G2 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Panasonic G2, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1280 x 720 at 30 fps and save in AVCHD Lite and Motion JPEG formats. 1280 x 720 is a low video resolution by todays standards. If video quality is important for you, we recommend you to look at cameras with Full HD, even better 4K / Ultra-HD resolution .
G2 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a None speaker. Panasonic G2 also has a port for an external microphone so you can record high quality sound with the help of an external microphone.
Connectivity and Storage
You can connect G2 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Panasonic G2 is powered by a proprietary battery which provides a shooting life of 360 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Mirrorless type cameras is 356 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 Entry-Level Mirrorless Cameras
Samsung NX mini with its 650shots is the model with longest battery life among Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras. Check the comparison of Panasonic G2 vs Samsung NX mini or take a look at Longest Battery Life Mirrorless cameras list.
Panasonic G2 Features Compared to Main Competitors