Panasonic DMC-G2

panasonic dmc-g2
Release Date: June 2010
List Price: $800 USD
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Already a hybrid, the Panasonic DMC-G2 takes it one step further.

The DMC-G2 is a cross between a compact and a digital SLR camera and it includes a feature that also makes it like a smartphone: a touch-screen LCD.

This is the first mirrorless DSLR to include such a feature and you can use it to change camera settings, take pictures, or review images just by touching or swiping your finger on the LCD.

To take this feature even further, the LCD flips out from the camera body and rotates, letting you take pictures from just about any angle.

List of Features

Image StabilizationLens only
Memory CardSD / SDHC
Max. Shutter Speed1/4000
Max. Photo Capture3 per second
LCD3 inch (460,000 dots)
Flexible LCDYes
ViewfinderIncluded, Electronic (1.4 million dots)
AutofocusContrast AF
23 area
Face Detect AFYes
Aspect Ratios4:3, 3:2, 16:9 and 1:1
Sensor Dimensions17.3 x 13mm
ISO Range100-6400
Movie ModesAVCHD Lite:
1280 x 720

Motion JPEG:
1280 x 720
848 x 480
640 x 480
320 x 240
Movie SoundMono
HDMI PortYes
Accessory PortNo
Built-in FlashYes
Compatible LensesMicro 4/3
4/3 with adapter
BatteryDMW-BLB13 LiIon
Dimensions4.9 x 3.3 x 2.9in
124 x 84 x 44mm
Weight15.1oz (428g)
NotesFirst mirrorless DSLR with touch-screen LCD