Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1 announced

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1
Yesterday Panasonic the newest addition to its LUMIX G Micro System line-up of advanced digital interchangeable lens system cameras. Sometime last month it was first announced here as the Panasonic Lumix GF1 Micro DSLR, however now we have a date and the pricing information.

According to Panasonic, the Lumix DMC-GF1 is the world’s smallest and lightest system digital camera with a built-in flash and it is also the world’s first Micro Four Thirds digital camera. It comes with features such as a Quick AF function that begins focusing as soon as the user aims the camera, Optical Image Stabilizer, Face Detection and a Intelligent Scene Selector which automatically switched between between Normal, Portrait, Macro, Scenery, and Low Light modes.

There is a 12.1-megapixel Live MOS sensor and a 3.0-inch Intelligent LCD display with a full 460,000-dot resolution. Did I mention that it can also record 720p HD Movies and HD Motion JPEG in a 1280 x 720 resolution. The Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GF1 will be available in early October 2009 with the option of two kits – both with a suggested retail price (SRP) of $899.95.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1


One Reply to “Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1 announced”

  1. Auto focus works in video as well. You can go fully manual just like with a dslr and change lenses to suit. In lens stabilization works well. Controls are easy to figure out and intuitive to use.

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