Panasonic Lumix GH2 review by DPReview

DPReview just finished its full in-depth review on Lumix GH2, Panasonic’s already popular ‘video optimized’ micro four-third camera.  With impressive overall score: 79% , just one point below the Nikon D7000 but equal with Canon 60D , makes this camera is worth to consider . Especially if you’re looking for great ‘video’ camera:

The GH2 is easily the best video-equipped stills camera that we’ve ever used. The depth of its feature set is impressive, but more importantly, it creates great looking video

DPReview conclusion:

In summary, we really like the GH2. It offers a highly competitive specification, including (crucially) greatly improved AF compared to previous G-series cameras, and in most respects it is at least a match for the best of its DSLR competitors when it comes to still imaging. It wouldn’t be our first choice for shooting fast action, and we wish that Panasonic’s JPEG color and tone curve more closely resembled that used by certain other manufacturers (we’re thinking specifically of Olympus)) but these are relatively minor grumbles. As far as video is concerned of course, for the time being the GH2 is in a class of its own.

Read the full review at DPReview

Panasonic GH2 first review by luminous-landscape

Luminous-landscape posted first review of Panasonic GH2. The conclusion is Panasonic GH2 is a winner ! The Panasonic GH2 is newly designed micro-third camera with an easy grip and includes a refined image processing engine and sensor that delivers fast, sharp photos, full HD video recording, and the ability to take 3D photos with Panasonic’s new interchangeable 3D lens. In addition, the intuitive touch-control operation provides ease of use in shooting and playback.

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2 available for order

On 21 september 2010 , Panasonic announced Lumix DMC-GH2 camera. Panasonic’s Lumix DMC-GH2 is the latest member of the New Generation System Camera Lumix G Micro System. It’s fully compatible with the Micro Four Thirds System standard so upgrade cost could be minium. Its small-sized body comes with advanced functions that achieve both high performance and operational comfort. Read the DMC-GH2 specifications.

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The camera now available for pre-order on Amazon and BHPhoto. No info about its arrival date on Amazon but BHPhoto mention on their site it should be ready to ship at November. The suggested retail price for body only is $899.95 !

some sample images to tease you :)