Panasonic GX1 Review

Panasonic GX1

The Panasonic Lumix GX1 is a compact Micro Four Thirds camera that features a 16MP image sensor, a 3-inch touchscreen LCD and captures 1080/60i AVCHD video.

The GX1 is one of the mirrorless cameras that really pushes the compact nature of the mirrorless format, while retaining a large image sensor.  Combined with the ultra-compact 14-42mm power zoom lens, the GX1 delivers near-DSLR performance in an almost-pocketable form factor. [Read more...]

Panasonic Lumix GF5

Panasonic Lumix GF5

The Panasonic Lumix GF5 is a 12.1MP Micro Four Thirds camera.  It is the most compact of Panasonic’s mirrorless line-up and features a live view 3-inch touchscreen LCD.  The GF5 offers 1080p HD video capture and a sensitivity range of ISO 160-12,800.

The GF5 will be available with the GF5 body and standard 14-42mm kit lens for $599, and will be available with the GF5 body and power zoom lens for $749. [Read more...]

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...]