Panasonic DMC-GX1 16MP Micro Four Thirds Camera

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Enthusiast Rangefinder Style Model

Panasonic DMC-GX1 16MP Micro Four Thirds camera Panasonic Lumix GX1, an enthusiast rangefinder-style model which has more than just a little likeness to the cherished Lumix GF1. The new camera contains a 'Live MOS' 16MP image sensor, a high 12,800 ISO, touch-screen interface plus a 120Hz enabled readout AF system which can obtain focus as quick as .09 seconds. The GX1 is Panasonic's first camera congruent with it's brand new high res LVF2 viewfinder, which is available separately. The GX1 comes in black or silver with a pair of optional kit lenses. thankfully , there are lots of dials and knobs. What was unknown is what Panasonic had stuffed under the hood.

When a camera makes an a dew about numerals printed on dials that will not wear out easily, you instantly worry at a shortage of features, especially a camera manufactured several years subsequent to its forerunner the GF1. You can be thankful that Panasonic has actually enhance a number aspects, without ruining the good stuff.

First off is the new image sensor, a Live MOS' 16MP ' unit which captures up to 12,800 ISO. They've also added a touch-screen allowing tapping to focusing (fantastic for rack-focusing of movies) plus tap-to-shoot-a-picture.

Video can be acquired @ 1920 x 1080 (@ 60fps) using AVCHD format, plus Panasonic has added many in-camera photo effects to stylize your photos. Also hyped as a highlight is the on-screen level. In field terminology it means the camera will embed orientation into your images, so there's no need to rotate every portrait-format image when you're on your computer. An omission from the GF1 camera. There are a bunches of other fine-tuning, too. After it's locked, your focus will re-correct if your subject moves, for instance, plus focusing is even quicker than the already-fast GF1. A new hi-resolution optical LVF2 viewfinder which is optional replaces the old one.  Nov 7, 2011 ✓


16Mp Resolution
3.0" Touch Enabled LCD
Built-In Flash, Hot Shoe and Mode Dial
Lumix LightSpeed Focusing
1080/60i HD Video Capture
Movie iA and Creative Movie
High Grade Designed Body
Ultra High Speed 0.09 Second AF
Super O.I.S.

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Camera type Rangefinder-style mirrorless  
Camera Image sensor
Maximum resolution 4592 x 3448  
Additional resolutions 4576 x 3056, 4576 x 2576, 3424 x 3424, 3232 x 2424, 3232 x 2160, 3232 x 1824, 2416 x 2416, 2272 x 1704, 2272 x 1520, 1920 x 1080, 1824 x 1368, 1824 x 1216, 1824 x 1024 , 1712 x 1712, 1712 x 1712  
Image ratio width:height 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9  
Operational pixels 16.0 megapixels  
Photo detector sensors 16.6 megapixels  
Image sensor size Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)  
Image sensor type CMOS  
Processor Venus Engine FHD  
Camera Image
ISO value Auto, Intelligent ISO, 160, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800  
White bal presets 5  
Custom white bal modes Yes (2)  
Stabilization type Optical  
Uncompressed format type RAW  
JPEG compression levels Fine, Standard  
Focusing and Optics
Autofocus type Contrast Detect (sensor), Multi-area, Selective single-point, Tracking, Single, Continuous, Touch, Face Detection, Live View  
Digital image zoom Yes (4x)  
Manual focus ability Yes  
Camera mount Micro 4/3 Lens Mount  
Focal length multiplier 2  
Monitor and viewfinder
Pivoting LCD Fixed  
Monitor size 3"  
Screen resolution 460,000  
Touch screen interface Yes  
Live view LCD Yes  
Viewfinder style Electronic (optional)  
Photography highlights
Slowest shutter speed 60 sec  
Fastest shutter speed 1/4000 sec  
Aperture priority mode Yes  
Shutter priority mode Yes  
Manual exposure setting Yes  
Scene modes Yes  
Flash built-in Yes (Pop-up)  
Flash coverage 7.6 m  
External flash Yes (Hot-shoe)  
Flash mode settings Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync  
Continuous shooting Yes (4.2 fps)  
Self-timing device Yes (2 or 10 sec)  
Metering mode settings Multi, Center-weighted, Spot  
Exposure compensation 5 EV (at 1/3 EV steps)  
Auto exposure bracketing 2 (3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV steps)  
White balance bracketing Yes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)  
Videography highlights
File formats AVCHD  
Audio channels Stereo  
Video resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60fps) 1280 x 720 (60, 30 fps), 640 x 480 (30fps), 320 x 240 (30fps))  
Media storage
Storage devices SD/SDHC/SDXC  
Included storage None  
Multiple Device Connections
USB port USB 2.0 (480Mbit/sec)  
HDMI interface Yes (Mini HDMI Type C)  
Wireless connectivity None  
Remote ability Yes (Optional DMW-RSL1)  
Physical features
Environmental sealing No  
Power Battery Pack  
Battery type Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery & charger  
Overall weight 318 g (0.70 lb / 11.22 oz)  
Overall dimensions 116 x 68 x 39 mm (4.57 x 2.68 x 1.54")  
Additional features
Built-in orientation sensor Yes  
Interval recording No  
Global Positioning System None


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