Panasonic LUMIX GX1

Panasonic LUMIX GX1 is a Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera which offers high image quality with 16.0-megapixel Live MOS Images Sensor and Venus Engine images processor to noise reduction. It also offers an advanced AF System with High Speed, High Accuracy and Touch Operation including a Variety of Shooting Assist Functions for easy manual control. The camera features Full HD 1080i video recording with High-quality Sound, an ISO range of 100-12800, Auto-Focus speed of 0.09 seconds, 4.2fps burst mode at full resolution, built-in pop-up flash, and has a 3-inch LCD screen with 460k dots for easy viewing. The Panasonic LUMIX GX1 measures (W x H x D) 116.3 x 67.8 x 39.4 mm / 4.58 x 2.67 x 1.55 inch (excluding protrusions) with weight Approx. 318g / 11.22 oz (SD card, Battery, Body) / Approx. 272g / 9.59 oz (Body only) / Approx. 413g / 14.59 oz (SD card, Battery, H-PS14042 lens included).

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Features

Panasonic LUMIX GX1 Features

16.01-megapixel Live MOS sensor

Panasonic LUMIX GX1 has a 16.0-megapixel Live MOS images sensor to produce high quality image with minimum noise which is significantly suppressed by more than 66%. The sensor increase the performance up to 6db at ISO3200 and max. 9db at ISO6400, which produce the dramatically flawless image without noise. Combining between the Live MOS sensor and Venus Engine technology, the camera lets you to shoot in low-light conditions at max. 12800 high ISO sensitivity setting with result stunningly clear and sharp resolution. It also equipped with Micro Four Thirds System standard for preserves the image quality, and provides you a higher levels of performance including an interchangeable lens system that compatible with LUMIX G / LEICA DG lenses to achieve a wider range of expression by changing the lens.

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Ultra high-speed, Light Speed AF

Featuring an ultra high-speed Light Speed AF system which allows the camera can Auto Focus in approx. 0.09 second. It is achieved by reducing the detection time for focusing by the synchronizing the lens and sensor at 120 fps. In addition, the Panasonic LUMIX GX1 adopts Contrast AF for its focus system which improves high resolution with an optimal balance of resolution and noise reduction, resulting lifelike image rendering with highly precise Auto Exposure and white balance. The Panasonic LUMIX GX1 also comes with the Touch AF control for easy and quick set the focus on the subject.

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Full HD 1,920 x 1,080 videos Recording

The camera can record beautiful full HD 1,920 x 1,080 videos in AVCHD (MPEG-4 / H.264) format with sensor output of 30p which compatible with AV devices like HDTVs or Blu-ray Disc players. It also can record videos in MP4 format for editing videos on a PC or upload it to websites with resolution up to 1,920 x 1,080 (20Mbps), 1,280 x 720 (10Mbps), and 640 x 480 (4Mbps), all at 30p (NTSC) / 25p (PAL). The Panasonic LUMIX GX1 features Touch AF in video recording lets you to enjoy professional performance like rack focusing including a stereo microphone with Dolby Digital Stereo Creator for high-quality sound.

3.0-inch LCD touch screen

The Panasonic LUMIX GX1 offers a 3.0-inch LCD touch screen that has 3:2 of contrast ratio and high resolution up to 460,000-dot with a 100% field of view and a wide-viewing angle. The wide-viewing angle allows you to frame your images in a variety of ways for both shooting and viewing, the touch screen also allows operate the auto focus and shutter release at the same time with just a touch in the screen with your finger. There is also an optional DMW-LVF2 (Live View Finder) to provide a Full-time Live View of what you’re shooting with a field of view of approx. 100%.

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Additional Features:

+ Built-in Flash (GN7.6 Equivalent).
+ Freely Customization for Comfortable Shooting.
+ Dust Reduction System for effectively repels the dust and other particles.
+ Compatible with UHS-I standard SDXC/SDHC Memory Card.
+ 4.2 fps with full 16.0-megapixel High-resolution.
+ Creative Control and Photo Style for shooting videos.
+ iA (Intelligent Auto) Mode.
+ VIERA Link for images viewer on VIERA TV or DIGA Blu-ray Disc™ player
+ 3D Shooting Capability.

Specifications

TYPE

Type Digital interchangeable lens system camera

Recording media

SD memory card, SDHC memory card, SDXC memory card (Compatible with UHS-I standard SDHC/SDXC memory cards)

Image sensor size 17.3 x 13.0 mm (in 4:3 aspect ratio)

Lens Mount Micro Four Thirds mount

IMAGE SENSOR

Type Live MOS Sensor

Total pixels 16.68 Megapixels

Camera effective pixels 16.0 Megapixels

Colour filter Primary colour filter

Dust reduction system Supersonic wave filter

RECORDING SYSTEM

Recording file format

Still Image: JPEG(DCF, Exif 2.3), RAW, / MPO (When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds standard) / Motion Image: AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2 ch) / MP4 (Audio format AAC 2ch)

Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2, 16:9, 1:1

Image quality

RAW, RAW+Fine, RAW+Standard, Fine, Standard, / MPO+Fine, MPO+Standard (with 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds System standard)

Color Space sRGB, Adobe RGB

File size(Pixels)

Still Image:

[4:3] 4592×3448(L) / 3232×2424(M) / 2272×1704(S) / 1824×1368(When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Third System standard) / [3:2] 4576×3056(L) / 3232×2160(M) / 2272×1520(S) / 1824×1216(When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Third System standard) / [16:9] 4576×2576(L) / 3232×1824(M) / 1920×1080(S) / 1824×1024(When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Third System standard) / [1:1] 3424 x 3423 (L) / 2416 x 2416 (M) / 1712 x 1712 (S) / 1712×1712(When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Third System standard)

Continuous recordable time (Motion images)

AVCHD with picture quality set to [FSH]: Approx. 140 min with H-PS14042 / Approx. 130 min with H-FS014042 / Approx. 150 min with H-H014

Actual recordable time (Motion images)

AVCHD with picture quality set to [FSH]: Approx. 70 min with H-PS14042 / Approx. 65 min with H-FS014042 / Approx. 75 min with H-H014

FOCUS

Type Contrast AF system

Focus mode AFS (Single) / AFF (Flexible) / AFC (Continuous) / MF

AF mode

Face detection / AF Tracking / 23-area-focusing / 1-area-focusing/Pinpoint / Touch (1- area-focusing in Face detection / AF Tracking / Multi-area-focusing / 1-area-focusing / Pinpoint)

AF detective range EV 0 – 18 (ISO100 equivalent)

AF assist lamp YES

AF lock

Set the Fn button in custom menu to AF/AE lock or Shutter button halfway pressed in AFS mode

Others

Quick AF, Continuous AF (during motion image recording), AF+MF, Touch shutter, Touch MF Assist

EXPOSURE CONTROL

Light metering system 144-zone multi-pattern sensing system

Light metering mode Intelligent Multiple / Center Weighted / Spot

Metering range EV 0 – 18 (F2.0 lens, ISO100 equivalent)

Exposure mode Program AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual, Auto

ISO sensitivity (Standard Output Sensitivity)

Auto / Intelligent ISO / 160 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 / 6400 / 12800 (Changeable to 1/3 EV step)

Exposure compensation 1/3EV Step ±5EV

AE lock Set the Fn button in custom menu to AE lock

AE bracket 3,5,7 frame, in 1/3, 2/3 or 1 EV Step, ±3 EV

WHITE BALANCE

White balance

Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Incandescent / Flash / White Set 1, 2 / Color temperature setting

White balance adjustment Blue/amber bias, Magenta/green bias

Color temperature setting 2500-10000K in 100K

White balance bracket 3 exposures in blue/ amber axis or in magenta/ green axis

SHUTTER

Type Focal-plane shutter

Shutter speed

Still Images: 1/4000 ~ 60 and Bulb (up to approx. 2 minutes) / Motion image: 1/16000 ~ 1/30 (NTSC), 1/16000 ~ 1/25 (PAL)

Self timer 10sec, 3 images/ 2sec / 10sec

Remote control Remote control with bulb function by DMW-RSL1 (Optional)

SCENE MODE

Still Image SCN mode

Portrait / Soft Skin / Scenery / Architecture / Sports / Peripheral Defocus / Flower / Food / Objects / Night Portrait / Night Scenery / Illiminatioms / Baby 1, 2 / Pet / Party / Sunset

Movie SCN mode

Portrait / Soft Skin / Scenery / Architecture / Sports / Flower / Food / Objects / Low-light / Party / Sunset / (Activated by selecting Still Image SCN mode then pressing Movie Button. Still Image SCN modes without corresponding Movie SCN mode is recorded in mode suitable for the recording situation.)

CREATIVE CONTROL

Creative control

(Still image & Motion image) Expressive / Retro / High key / Low key / Sepia / High Dyamic / Toy effect / Miniature effect

BURST SHOOTING

Burst speed

SH: 20 frames/sec, H: 4.2 frames/sec (When AFS mode), M: 3 frames/sec (with Live View), L: 2 frames/sec (with Live View)

Number of recordable images

9 images (when there are RAW files with the particular speed) / Unlimited consecutive shooting (when there are no RAW files) / (depending on memory card size, battery power, picture size, and compression)

BUILT-IN-FLASH

Type

TTL Built-in-Flash, GN7.6 equivalent (ISO 160 ・m), Built-in Pop-up

Flash Mode

Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, / Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off

Synchronization speed Less than 1/160 second

Flash output adjustment 1/3EV Step ±2EV

Flash synchronization 1st Curtain Sync / 2nd Curtain Sync

Hot shoe TTL Auto with FL220 / FL360 / FL500 (Optional)

ZOOM

Additional zoom operation Touch Zoom (when use power zoom lenses*) *H-PS14042 lens and H-PS45175 lens

Digital zoom 2x, 4x

LCD MONITOR

LIVE VIEW functions Guide Lines (3 patterns)

LIVE VIEW functions Real-time Histogram

Type TFT LCD with Touch panel

Monitor size 3.0inch / 3:2 Aspect / Wide-viewing angle

Pixels 460K dots

Filed of view Approx. 100%

Monitor adjustment Brightness (7 levels), Contrast and Saturation (7 levels), Red tint (7 levels), Blue tint (7 levels)

EXTRA TELE CONVERSION

Extra Tele Conversion

Still image: Max.2x (Not effective with L size recording. Magnification ratio depends on the recording pixels and aspect ratio.)

Extra Tele Conversion

Motion image: Max.4.8x (Magnification ratio depends on the recording quality and aspect ratio.)

LEVEL GAUGE

Level Gauge Yes (Built-in 3 shaft accelerometer sensor)

FUNCTION BUTTON

Fn1, Fn2, Fn3*, Fn4*(*Touch icons on LCD monitor)

ONE PUSH AE /PREVIEW / LEVEL GAUGE / FOCUS AREA SET / PHOTO STYLE / ASPECT RATIO / PICTURE SIZE / QUALITY / METERING MODE / FLASH / FLASH ADJUST. / I.RESOLUTION / I.DYNAMIC / EX. TELE CONV. /

Fn1, Fn2, Fn3*, Fn4*(*Touch icons on LCD monitor)

DIGITAL ZOOM / STABILIZER / SENSITIVITY / WHITE BALANCE / AF MODE /DRIVE MODE / MOTION PIC. SET / PICTURE MODE / HISTOGRAM / GUIDE LINE / REC AREA

CUSTOM MENUE

C1, C2-1/2/3 Yes (Registering Personal Menu Settings)

PLAYBACK

Playback mode

Normal playback, 30-thumbnail display, 12-thumbnail display, Calendar display, Zoomed playback (16x Max.), Slideshow (duration & effect is selectable), Playback Mode (Normal/Picture/Video/3D Play/Category/Favorite), / Title Edit, Text Stamp, Video Divide, Resize, Cropping, Aspect Conversion, Rotate, Rotate Display, Favorite, Print set, Protect, Face Recognition Edit

IMAGE PROTECTION / ERASE

Protection Single / Multi, Single in Burst Group / Multi in Burst Group, Cancel

Erase Single / Multi / All / Except Favorite

PRINT

Direct Print PictBridge compatible(Print size, Layout, Date setting are selectable)

INTERFACE

USB USB 2.0 High Speed

HDMI

miniHDMI TypeC / Video: Auto / 1080i / 720p / 480p (576p in PAL system) / Audio: Linear PCM

Audio video output

Monaural Type, NTSC/PAL, NTSC only for North America / *Check the website of the Panasonic sales company in your country or region for details on the products that are available in your market.
Remote Remote socket

Microphone

Stereo, Wind-cut: Off / Auto / Microphone level adjustable: Lv1 / Lv2 / Lv3 / Lv4

Speaker Monaural

GENERAL

Power

+ Battery: Li-ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1010mAh) (Included) / Battery Charger
+ Battery life (CIPA standard): Approx. 310 images with H-PS14042

Dimensions (W x H x D) 116.3 x 67.8 x 39.4 mm / 4.58 x 2.67 x 1.55 inch (excluding protrusions)

Weight

Approx. 318g / 11.22 oz (SD card, Battery, Body) / Approx. 272g / 9.59 oz (Body only) / Approx. 413g / 14.59 oz (SD card, Battery, H-PS14042 lens included)

Operating Environment

+ Operating temperature: 0℃ to 40℃ (32°F to 104°F)
+ Operating humidity: 10% RH to 80% RH

Standard Accessories

+ Software:

PHOTOfunSTUDIO 7.0 HD Edition / SILKYPIX® Developer Studio 3.1 SE / LoiLoScope (trial version) / USB Driver

+ Standard accessories:

Battery Charger, Body Cap, Lens Cap, Lens Rear Cap / USB Connection Cable, Shoulder Strap, CD-ROM

INTERCHANGEABLE LENS-1

Nano Surface Coating Yes

Aperture range F3.5(Wide) – F5.6(TELE)

Lens Name LUMIX G X VARIO PZ 14-42mm/F3.5-5.6 ASPH/POWER O.I.S

Lens Construction 9 elements in 8 groups (4 aspherical lenses , 2 ED lens)

Mount Micro Four Thirds mount

Optical Image Stabilizer YES (POWER OIS)

Focal Length f=14-42mm (35mm camera equivalent 28-84mm)

Aperture Type 7 diaphragm blades / Circular aperture diaphragm

Minimum Aperture F22

Closest Focusing Distance 0.2m / 0.66ft (14-20mm), 0.3m / 0.98ft (21-42mm)

Maximum magnification Approx. 0.17x / 0.34x (35mm camera equivalent)

Diagonal Angle of View 75°(Wide) to 29°(TELE)

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