At A Glance

If shooting HD video is a priority, the beginner-friendly GH1 is a great option. But it's pricey, and it's not quite a DSLR.

Manufacturer’s Description

The advanced technology of the LUMIX GH1 has enabled a level of image expression that never before existed. It brings a gentle, soft focus to both photos and movies and enhances every single shot with the beauty of HD. Its new kit lens also provides continuous auto focusing for both photos and movies, creating a next-generation interchangeable lens system camera. The GH1 realizes creative images that exceed even your loftiest expectations. All in the new GH1.

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
USB Yes
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 037988989553
Manufacturer Part Number DMC-GH1K
Brand Name Panasonic
Product Name DMC-GH1 Mirrorless Camera
Marketing Information

The advanced technology of the LUMIX GH1 has enabled a level of image expression that never before existed. It brings a gentle, soft focus to both photos and movies and enhances every single shot with the beauty of HD. Its new kit lens also provides continuous auto focusing for both photos and movies, creating a next-generation interchangeable lens system camera. The GH1 realizes creative images that exceed even your loftiest expectations. All in the new GH1.

Product Model DMC-GH1
Product Type Mirrorless Camera
Image
Maximum Image Resolution 4000 x 3000
Lens
Optical Zoom 10.0 x
Digital Zoom 4.0
Aperture Range f/4 to 5.8
Image Stabilization Optical
Autofocus Points 23
Focus Modes Auto, Manual
Minimum Focus Distance 19.69
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, MultiMediaCard (MMC)
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • DMC-GH1 Mirrorless Camera
  • Battery Charger/AC Adapter
  • Battery Pack
  • Body Cap
  • AV Cable
  • USB Connection Cable
  • AC Cable
  • DC Cable
  • Shoulder Strap
  • CD-ROM
Physical Characteristics
Camera Assembly Body Only
Height 3.3"
Width 4.9"
Depth 1.8"
Weight (Approximate) 13.6 oz
Video
Video Formats QuickTime Motion JPEG
Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Maximum Frame Rate 30 fps
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type Electronic
Warranty
Limited Warranty 1 Year

Performance

Performance (New)
Exposure Fair
Color Fair
Sharpness Good
Distortion Good
Performance
Image Quality, Sharpness 50.3
Image Quality, Exposure--Flash 42.9
Image Quality, Color 49.3
Image Quality, Distortion--Noise Reduction 76.8
Image Quality, Exposure--Normal 39.2
Image Quality, Distortion--Sharp Interpolation 67.8
Image Quality, Color--Auto 39.8
Image Quality, Exposure 40.3
Image Quality, Color--Adjusted 58.8
Image Quality, Distortion 66.7
Image Quality, Distortion--Noise 60.9
Image Quality, Overall 43.9
Image Quality Score Good

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