Jeanadriane: Surprising review in a number of ways.
Page 1 of the review mentions "the semi-auto Av and Tv modes" of the GX7. Somehow I can't seem to find them on my cam... ;)
Like many previous posters I'm amazed that some relatively minor niggles are given so much weight in the final verdict. Attributing so much importance to features that will have little meaning for the crowd of enthousiasts that make up the target market for this camera, like iA mode or in-camera RAW processing, seems a bit unbalanced.
Although I liked the glorious big & clear EVF of my GX1 better, I find the EVF of the GX7 very useful and usable, even with my darn problem eyes. And for a left-eyer its tilting function is extremely useful.
"Aperture priority and Shutter speed priority are sometimes called Av & Tv" - yes, I know, in Canon land. But otherwise the usual indications are A and S for aperture priority and shutter speed priority.
And concentrating on minor niggles might be balanced by also concentrating on minor advantages, like the many points that are being mentioned in the comments on this page.
Nowadays even a high degree of customizability seems to be counted as a con - when we now can choose whether we want deal with our menus by buttons or by touch screen, that's called "massive and overwhelming redundancy"... My, am I glad I have this redundancy and I can choose to have my touch AF point and touch pad AF on screen and do ALL other settings by buttons! As glad as others probably will be to do everything on touch screen. Hurray for massive and overwhelming redundancy!
toto435: GM1 seems to have better sharpness ?! isn't it the same sensor on both ?
Yes, it's the same sensor.
Surprising review in a number of ways.