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Review: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2 camera

Price when rated: $1000
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Pros

  • Innovative touchscreen controls for focusing
  • Innovative touchscreen controls for focusing
  • Best-in-class video quality
  • Best-in-class video quality
  • Full manual controls for both stills and video
  • Full manual controls for both stills and video
  • Tilt-and-swivel 3-inch LCD touchscreen
  • Tilt-and-swivel 3-inch LCD touchscreen
  • Comfortable ergonomic grip
  • Comfortable ergonomic grip
  • Hardware controls for fast access to most settings
  • Hardware controls for fast access to most settings
  • Extremely fast autofocus
  • Extremely fast autofocus
  • Compatible with optional 3D lens for still photos
  • Compatible with optional 3D lens for still photos

Cons

  • Big for a mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera
  • Big for a mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera
  • No optical viewfinder
  • No optical viewfinder
  • No in-body image stabilization
  • No in-body image stabilization
  • Expensive
  • Might be better suited for video than stills
  • Expensive
  • Might be better suited for video than stills
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