The Panasonic G2 is one of the many Micro Four Thirds system cameras available now. As you may know, Micro Four Thirds cameras don’t have a mirror like traditional DSLRs. Instead, the G2 and other Micro Four Thirds cameras utilize a live view system where the composition is displayed on the camera’s rear LCD panel. With the G2, you also have the option of viewing an electronic viewfinder (EVF) in a manner similar to traditional optical viewfinders.
The Panasonic G2 is the big brother of the previously reviewed Panasonic G10. The upgrades are mild in most instances, but could the difference maker for some shoppers. The G2 offers the same 12.1MP found in the G10, as well as HD movie capture. However, the G2 features a tilt/swivel LCD and improved video capture modes put the G2 well ahead of the G10.
To see how the G2 stacks up, read on. [Read more…]