Panasonic Lumix GX1

Panasonic GX1

The Panasonic Lumix GX1 is a new Micro Four Thirds camera that steps up from the GF-series.  The GX1 features a 16MP image sensor, 1080/60i AVCHD video capture and a 3-inch touchscreen display.  The GX1 offers a sensitivity range of ISO 160-12800 and is compatible with the new LVF2 electronic viewfinder (a 1.44-million dot resolution viewfinder).

The Panasonic Lumix GX1 should be available in December at an initial retail price from $699 for body only, $799 with a standard kit lens, or $949 with an X-series kit lens.  Check availability on Amazon.com.

More details in the press release below. [Read more...]

Panasonic Lumix 3D1 Unveiled

Panasonic 3D1

Panasonic has announced a new 3D point and shoot camera.  The new Lumix 3D1 captures 8MP 3D images and 3D video at 1080/60i.  As a standard 2D camera though, the 3D1 will capture 12MP images, as well as ordinary 1080/60i video.

The 3D1 should be available in December 2011 at an initial retail price of $499.99. Check availability on Amazon.com.

More details in the press release below. [Read more...]

Panasonic LUMIX G X VARIO PZ 14-42mm Lens

Panasonic Lumix G X 14-42mm Lens

Panasonic Lumix G X 14-42mm Lens

The Panasonic LUMIX G X VARIO PZ 14-42mm lens is a new retractable design aimed at reducing the overall size of Micro Four Thirds cameras like the Panasonic GF3.

The new Lumix G “X” lens will be available as a kit option for the GF3 in a configuration dubbed the Panasonic GF3X.  The compact 14-42mm lens will also be available separately.  [Read more...]