Sony's NEX-5, Samsung's NX10 and Panasonic's Lumix G2 tested and compared.
IMAGING: 12.3MP effective, Four Thirds-sized Live MOS sensor captures images at 4000x3000 pixels with 12 bits/color.
STORAGE: SD, SDHC, and SDXC. Stores JPEG, RW2 RAW, and RAW + JPEG.
VIDEO: Up to 1280x720, 60-fps AVCHD Lite; built-in mono mic with optional mic input; continuous AF.
BURST RATE: Full-sized JPEGs (Fine mode), up to card capacity at 3.2 fps with SanDisk Extreme III class 6 SDHC card. RAW, up to 7 shots at 3.2 fps (12 bit).
AF SYSTEM: TTL contrast detection with 23 focus areas. Single-shot and continuous.
SHUTTER SPEEDS: 1/4000 to 60 sec, plus B (1/3-EV increments).
METERING: TTL metering using 144-area intelligent multiple, centerweighted, and spot. EV 0–18 (at ISO 100).
ISO RANGE: ISO 100–6400 (in 1/3-or 1-EV increments).
FLASH: Built-in pop-up with TTL autofl ash, GN 36 (ISO 100, feet). Flash sync to 1/160 sec. Panasonic hot-shoe accepts optional flash units.
EVF: Approximately 100-percent field of view, 0.7X magnifi cation, 1,440,000-dot resolution.
DISPLAY: Tilting, swiveling 3-inch TFT touchscreen LCD with 460,000-dot resolution.
OUTPUT: Hi-Speed USB 2.0, mini HDMI video, composite video.
BATTERY: Rechargeable DMWBLB13 Li-ion, 1150 mAh. CIPA rating, 360.
SIZE/WEIGHT: 4.9x3.3x2.9 in., 1.1 lb with card and battery.
STREET PRICE: $800 with 14–42mm f/3.5–5.6 lens.
FOR INFO: panasonic.com