Editors Liked

  • Return to GF1 design is more appealing
  • Larger grip is better for medium-size hands
  • Built-in pop-up flash
  • Flash hot shoe
  • Video record button on the top deck for more natural access
  • GX1 uses wide metal lugs for straps
  • Which are quieter for video
  • Compact size
  • Fast continuous shooting
  • Easy to handle
  • Good image quality up until ISO 6400
  • Compact but solid build with lots of manual controls
  • Comparable quality to DSLR

Editors Didn't Like

  • Would be nice to have two dials, one for aperture, one for shutter
  • Rear buttons might be small for some users
  • LCD doesn't tilt
  • Blur issue with X lens at telephoto and certain shutter speeds
  • Mediocre macro performance
  • Below average hue accuracy
  • Fixed rear LCD
  • Expensive
  • Manual focus not much fun
  • Touchscreen seems slightly vestigial
  • Thumb dial could be a lot meatier
  • No 1080p AVCHD
  • No mic input
  • Easy to accidentally set a manual AF area with touch-screen
  • JPEG images are soft