- 20MP - Four Thirds Sensor
- 3" Fully Articulated Screen
- ISO 200 - 25600
- 3840 x 1920 video
- Micro Four Thirds Mount
- 352g - 116 x 83 x 54mm
- Launched June 2020
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Panasonic G100 summary
Panasonic G100 is Panasonic's Entry-Level Mirrorless digital camera first introduced on June of 2020. The camera houses a 20MP, CMOS Four Thirds sized sensor and has a full resolution of 5184 x 3888.
The G100 comes in at #27 out of 115 in Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras & over-all #179 out of 1459 for digital cameras in our list. Please use our Advanced camera filter to find camera ratings based on your personal requirements.
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Panasonic G100 history
The Panasonic G100 is part of a family of cameras. You can view the detailed range underneath.
G100 vs GH625MPFour Thirds14.0 fps2022
G100 vs GH5 II20MPFour Thirds12.0 fps2021
G100 vs G9520.3MPFour Thirds9.0 fps2019
G100 vs GH5S10MPFour Thirds12.0 fps2018
G100 vs G920MPFour Thirds20.0 fps2017
G100 vs GH520MPFour Thirds12.0 fps2017
G100 vs GX85016MPFour Thirds10.0 fps2017
G100 vs G8516MPFour Thirds9.0 fps2016
G100 vs GF816MPFour Thirds5.8 fps2016
G100 vs G716MPFour Thirds7.0 fps2015
G100 vs GF716MPFour Thirds5.8 fps2015
G100 vs GM516MPFour Thirds5.8 fps2014
G100 vs GH416MPFour Thirds12.0 fps2014
G100 vs GM116MPFour Thirds5.0 fps2013
G100 vs G616MPFour Thirds7.0 fps2013
G100 vs GF616MPFour Thirds4.0 fps2013
G100 vs GH316MPFour Thirds20.0 fps2012
G100 vs G516MPFour Thirds6.0 fps2012
G100 vs GF512MPFour Thirds4.0 fps2012
G100 vs GX116MPFour Thirds4.0 fps2012
G100 vs GF312MPFour Thirds3.0 fps2011
G100 vs G316MPFour Thirds4.0 fps2011
G100 vs GH216MPFour Thirds3.0 fps2011
G100 vs GF212MPFour Thirds3.0 fps2011
G100 vs G1012MPFour Thirds3.0 fps2010
G100 vs G212MPFour Thirds3.0 fps2010
G100 vs GF112MPFour Thirds3.0 fps2009
G100 vs GH112MPFour Thirds3.0 fps2009
G100 vs G112MPFour Thirds3.0 fps2009
Panasonic G100 Gallery
You can check the G100 from several angles in the gallery below.
Panasonic G100 Pros and Cons
Below is a collection of advantages and drawbacks of the Panasonic G100 based on features which are oftentimes regarded as useful in a digital camera.
Panasonic G100 Sensor details
The dimension of the sensor on the Panasonic G100 is 17.3mm x 13mm (Four Thirds). The 225 mm² sensor has the capability to capture 5184 x 3888 pixels and aspect ratios of 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
The CMOS sensor has 20 megapixels and delivers a standard ISO range of 200 to 25600. This ISO can be increased electronically to a minimum of 100. RAW files are saved therefore the user has wider margin for error.
The graphic underneath displays the G100's sensor dimensions when compared to other popular sizes. The G100 sensor has a crop factor of 2.1 and is presented in green.Last day to get your files as Canon Irisa shuts down
To get a sense of specific aspect ratios, you can refer to the graphic below.
Panasonic G100 dimensions
Panasonic G100 has a weight of 0.78 pounds (352 grams / 12.42 ounces) & the measurement of the camera is 116mm x 83mm x 54mm (4.6" x 3.3" x 2.1"). The weight of average Entry-Level Mirrorless camera is 327 grams and the Panasonic G100 is similar when compared to other rivals.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
Down below is a picture of the Panasonic G100 with a softdrink so you're able to get a sense of its scale.
The top view underneath will highlight the button design on the G100.
Panasonic G100 Lens specs
The G100 uses the Micro Four Thirds mount and has 162 lenses currently available. Below is a few of the lenses we have in our collection which will fit the G100.
Panasonic G100 Connectivity
The G100 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- Bluetooth Yes
- HDMI Yes
Digital cameras that feature NFC and / or Bluetooth support are able to be controlled wirelessly with smartphones. You can send images and oftentimes adjust camera settings without connecting straight to the camera.
A few applications even enable a Liveview and release the shutter if you are not near the camera. If the camera has a HDMI port, it can easily be hooked up to an external screen. The majority of cameras enable you to recharge the battery pack through the USB port.
Panasonic G100 Video specs
The highest possible video quality on the Panasonic G100 is 3840 x 1920 and you can shoot in MPEG-4 and H.264 file format. 1920p will provide a fantastic quality for video recording. You can crop to 1080p to get improved results. Be mindful of the considerable file sizes and ensure you have got high quality SD cards that have fast write speeds. Even though the camera has a mic jack, it is missing a headphone jack which means you won't have the capability to check your audio levels.
Panasonic G100 Weather Sealing
There is no environment sealing for the Panasonic G100 so you need to be careful in wet and dusty conditions.
Panasonic G100 Screen and Viewfinder
The Panasonic G100 is equipped with a 3 inch fully articulated display supporting a resolution of 1,840 thousand dots.
It features a selfie friendly screen to take self portraits and even group shots if needed. Moreover the display is touch friendly which means you can switch focus points as well as change settings using your finger.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
The ViewFinder specifications for Panasonic G100 are below:
- ViewFinder Electronic
- ViewFinder Resolution 3,680 thousand dots
- ViewFinder Coverage 100%
- ViewFinder Magnification 0.73x
Viewfinders can be very beneficial during sunny outdoor conditions which can make the camera screen washed out and hard to see.
Panasonic G100 Shutter specs
Panasonic G100 has the capability to shoot continuously at 10.0 frames per second. The highest shutter speed is 1/500 sec. The camera also has silent electronic shutter of 1/16000 sec. Beware that the electronic shutter can result in "rolling shutter" in certain circumstances.
Panasonic G100 Flash and Hot shoe specs
Panasonic G100 has both built-in flash together with external flash support.
Panasonic G100 Autofocus specs
Panasonic G100 has just Contrast Detect Autofocus & is missing Phase Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection focusing is more snappier & accurate when compared to Contrast Detect focusing. The camera supports Face detection making it helpful for people photography.
It supports 49 focus points to choose from. Panasonic G100 has tap to focus. You can easily use your fingers to change focus. It also boasts Tracking Autofocus for subjects on the move. Panasonic G100 boasts manual focus if needed during low light situations or you require more accurate focus control.
Panasonic G100 Battery life
The battery life for the Panasonic G100 is built to last for 270 images based on the CIPA requirements which is less when compared to it's competitors. The average Entry-Level Mirrorless camera battery life is 339. Samsung NX mini comes with the best (650) battery life within this category of cameras.
Here is a listing of Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras that have the highest battery life:
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Panasonic G100 for specific categories of photography
The following graph displays a summary of the Panasonic G100 for specific categories of photography. To learn more, browse to the specific section underneath.
Panasonic G100 Portrait photography features
The Panasonic G100 gets a points total of 77 which is excellent, and means the camera is a awesome choice for portrait photography. Shooting portrait images favors greatly towards sensor dimensions, RAW support in addition to the capability to utilize external flash.
Panasonic G100 Street photography highlights
Coming in at a brilliant points tally of 78, the Panasonic G100 is a fantastic fit to use in street photography. A good street photography camera comes with a good balance of picture quality and portability.
Panasonic G100 as a Sports photography camera
A reasonable sports photography points tally of 56 suggests the Panasonic G100 is relatively adequate for photographing sports. A camera needs to have great autofocus and continuous shooting for sports photography.
Panasonic G100 Travel photography details
Weight is super crucial in getting a camera for travel. On the whole, the Panasonic G100 gets a awesome 78 for a travelling camera which makes it a excellent fit for your vacations.
Landscape photography with Panasonic G100
For anybody who is looking to pick a digital camera for landscape photos, the most significant factor is going to be image quality. The Panasonic G100 with it's nice grade of 72 as a landscape camera is a fine pick within the current marketplace.
Panasonic G100 as a Vlogging camera
A camera for vlogging should posses a moving screen, microphone input and if possible IBIS. Taking all things in to account, the Panasonic G100 is a superb pick as a vlog camera as it delivers a outstanding rating of 78.
Panasonic G100 Alternatives
If you are searching for replacements to the G100, below is a list of the top placed cameras that fall within the class of Entry-Level Mirrorless.
The line graph listed below gives you a summary of the G100 vs it's top scoring rivals mentioned earlier.
Following are additional cameras you may regard as alternate options. To read through a complete comparison, click the "compare" link.