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Panasonic offers wide range of compact system or interchangeable lens cameras under the Lumix G and Lumix GH (high-end) product line. The best Panasonic compact system cameras are known to be compact and light-weight which the company suggests to be a perfect replacement for the traditional DSLRs. Among our listing of best compact system cameras, the Panasonic digital cameras score pretty well. As a replacement to the DSLR cameras, the compact system cameras from Panasonic implement electronic (live) view finders instead of optical viewfinder which actually account for the compactness of the camera.

Features:
The best Panasonic compact system cameras offer image and video quality comparable with the DSLRs. Along with the imaging quality, these cameras offer durability, portability, versatile interchangeability of lens, and the promise of high responsiveness. Some of the top-end Lumix G line of products support Wi-Fi connectivity feature for easier sharing of your photos. Most mirrorless cameras from Panasonic have the effective video capture capability and they are actually video-optimized models.

All the compact system cameras from Panasonic use the lens manufactured by itself. Panasonic uses the customized micro four thirds (MFT) system sensors supporting smaller and lighter design of cameras and lenses allow discretion and portability with the help of MFT sensors.

The best Panasonic compact system cameras offer resolution of over 14 Megapixel, have LCD screens of over 3 inch, HD video recording capability and can be purchased under $1000 price range.

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 Compact System Digital Camera
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 Digital Camera
Panasonic DMC-GX1K Light Field Camera with 14-42mm lens
Panasonic lumix DMC-G3 Digital Camera
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2 Digital Camera
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Release Date
Apr 2013
Jul 2012
Nov 2011
May 2011
Nov 2010
Camera Type
Compact System Camera, Digital camera - Mirrorless system, SLR-style mirrorless
Digital camera - Mirrorless system, Compact System Camera
Light Field Camera,Compact System Camera
Compact System Camera
Compact System Camera
Resolution
16.0 Megapixel
18.3 Megapixel
16.0 Megapixel
16.7 Megapixel
12.1 Megapixel
Image Sensor Type
CMOS
Live MOS
Live MOS
Live MOS
Live MOS
LCD Screen Size
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
Image Sensor Size
21.64 mm
21.6 mm
21.6 mm
21.6 mm
21.6 mm
Average Rating
 4.3 stars
 4.1 stars
 4.0 stars
 4.2 stars
 4.1 stars