Consumer Reports rates Panasonic GX7 top mirrorless camera

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Re: Consumer Reports rates Panasonic GX7 top mirrorless camera
In reply to Great Bustard, 8 months ago

Great Bustard wrote:

dougjgreen1 wrote:

Glen Barrington wrote:

I'm glad you're happy about this, but CR wouldn't know a good camera if it bit them in the butt. GX7 just MIGHT be the best mirrorless on the market, but I doubt they have any idea why or how it got that way. Trust their judgement on washing machines, but don't rely on their judgement on cameras.

I disagree - I find that they put quite a bit more weight on things like ergonomics, and less weight on stuff that most folks don't care that much about, like the sensor performance at extremely high ISOs.

I certainly believe that they bring much more of the average user's perspective to the evaluation than gearhead centric sights like DPReview do. They may not know everything about cameras, but they know much more about what the average person wants in a camera than sites like this one does.

So the GX7 has the best ergonomics?

If you've ever done an A/B handling test with the EM10 or EM5 straight out of the box, with no add-on grips and such… absolutely. The EM1 has better ergonomics than the GX7, but for the price, I sure hope it would.

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