At A Glance

It may be smaller and lighter than an SLR, but not dramatically so; and it costs as much as many low- to medium-level SLRs.

Manufacturer’s Description

The LUMIX G1 is as easy to use as a compact digital camera, with the stunning photo quality of a digital SLR camera. It's a new-generation digital interchangeable lens camera that does away with the mirror box and complies with the new Micro Four Thirds System standard. In short, the G1 writes an entirely new chapter in the evolution of the digital interchangeable lens camera.

The Specs

Battery Information
Battery Size Supported Proprietary Battery Size
Battery Built-in No
Battery Included Yes
Battery Rechargeable Yes
Number of Batteries Supported 1
Interfaces/Ports
HDMI Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 3.00 "
Effective Camera Resolution 12.1 Megapixels
Exposure
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/4000 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 60 Second
Flash
Flash Modes Auto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Red-eye Reduction
General Information
Manufacturer Panasonic
UPC Code 037988988334
Manufacturer Part Number DMCG1K
Brand Name Panasonic
Product Name Lumix DMC-G1 Mirrorless Camera
Marketing Information

The LUMIX G1 is as easy to use as a compact digital camera, with the stunning photo quality of a digital SLR camera. It's a new-generation digital interchangeable lens camera that does away with the mirror box and complies with the new Micro Four Thirds System standard. In short, the G1 writes an entirely new chapter in the evolution of the digital interchangeable lens camera.

Product Model DMC-G1
Product Type Mirrorless Camera
Image
Maximum Image Resolution 4000 x 3000
Lens
Optical Zoom 3.2 x
Digital Zoom 4.0
Aperture Range f/3.5 to 5.6
Image Stabilization Optical
Focus Modes Auto, Manual
Minimum Focus Distance 11.81
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, MultiMediaCard (MMC)
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Lumix DMC-G1 Mirrorless Camera
  • 14-45mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens
  • Battery Charger/AC Adapter
  • Battery Pack
  • Body Cap
  • Video Cable
  • USB Connection Cable
  • AC Cable
  • Shoulder Strap
  • CD-ROM
Physical Characteristics
Camera Assembly Body with Lens Kit
Height 3.3"
Width 4.9"
Depth 1.8"
Weight (Approximate) 13.6 oz
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type Electronic
Warranty
Limited Warranty 1 Year

Performance

Performance (New)
Exposure Poor
Color Poor
Sharpness Very Good
Distortion Fair
Performance
Image Quality, Sharpness 52.0
Image Quality, Exposure--Flash 40.3
Image Quality, Color 48.5
Image Quality, Distortion--Noise Reduction 70.8
Image Quality, Exposure--Normal 38.4
Image Quality, Distortion--Sharp Interpolation 62.4
Image Quality, Color--Auto 33.1
Battery Life (minutes) 239.75
Image Quality, Exposure 38.9
Number of Shots 437.0
Image Quality, Color--Adjusted 64.0
Image Quality, Distortion 62.9
Image Quality, Distortion--Noise 60.1
Image Quality, Overall 43.4
Number of Batteries 1
Image Quality Score Good

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