Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GF1 Price in Hong Kong & Specs

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Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GF1 Specs

Release Date in Hong Kong
ModelDMC-GF1
DateOct 2009
Memory
Compatible memory cardssd,sdhc
Display
DisplayLCD
Display diagonal7.62 cm (3")
Vari-angle LCD displayYes
Display resolution (numeric)460000 pixels
Audio
Built-in microphoneYes
Ports & interfaces
PictBridgeYes
Weight & dimensions
Width119 mm
Depth36.3 mm
Height71 mm
Weight285 g
Light exposure
Light exposure modesaperture priority AE,auto,manual,shutter priority AE
Light meteringCentre-weighted,Spot
Picture quality
Camera typeSLR Camera Body
Megapixel13.1 MP
Sensor typeLive MOS
Maximum image resolution4000 x 3000 pixels
Image stabilizerNo
Supported aspect ratios4:3
Video
Video recordingYes
Maximum video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
HD typeHD
Motion JPEG frame rate30 fps
Focusing
Auto focusing (AF) modescontinuous auto focus,single auto focus
Auto Focus (AF) lockYes
Auto Focus (AF) assist beamYes
Flash
Flash modesauto,Red-eye reduction,Slow synchronization
Flash guide number6 m
Camera
White balanceauto,Cloudy,custom modes,daylight,flash,manual,Shade
Scene modesChildren, Cuisine, Fireworks, Museum, Night, Night landscape, Night portrait, party (indoor), Portrait, Sports, Sunset, Landscape
Multi burst modeYes
Camera playbackmovie,single image,slide show,thumbnails
Playback zoom (max)16x
Live viewYes
Image editingresizing,rotating,trimming
CalendarYes
Battery
Battery technologyLithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery life (CIPA standard)380 shots
Battery capacity1250 mAh
Design
Product colourBlack

Reviews of Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GF1

digital-photography-school.com
Reviewed on 2014-05-19
If you've been able to get your hands on one of these, consider yourself lucky. After driving to most every electronic store I knew of and still not being able to get a hands-on feel for this new camera, I decided to take the plunge and make my order on A...
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futurelooks.com
Reviewed on 2010-08-30
To be honest, when Micro Four Thirds format was announced, I couldn’t really see the point. Sure, the cameras were slightly smaller but not by much. If you look at older Micro Four Thirds cameras like the Panasonic G1 and GH1, they’re smaller than so...
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photographybay.com
Reviewed on 2010-08-23
The Panasonic GF1 is a 12.1MP Micro Four Thirds camera that is more compact than other Panasonic Micro Four Thirds models, while retaining the same large sensor that rivals DSLR image quality. As you may be aware, Micro Four Thirds cameras like the GF...
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digital-photography-school.com
Reviewed on 2010-05-01
I’ve long waged a personal war against overweight, over-sized digital SLRs. As the effective digital film frame is mostly stamp-sized why on earth does the body and lens of every camera maker’s DSLR have to be so bulky?When the Micro Four Thirds camer...
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gadling.com
Reviewed on 2010-04-13
In this review, we'll introduce the fourth Micro Four Thirds camera to earn some coverage here on Gadling. As a quick reminder - Micro Four Thirds digital cameras offer the same image sensor quality found on large(r) digital SLR cameras, but in a much ...
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ephotozine.com
Reviewed on 2010-02-02
Review by David Clapp. Do you want a compact 12Mp system that almost rivals a Canon EOS 5D, fits in your pocket and produces knockout results? A landscape camera capable of truly remarkable images, with Raw output that will literally make you double-ta...
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ephotozine.com
Reviewed on 2010-01-27
Olympus E-P1 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1, Great build Retro design, Lovely retro design Cool arty modes, Good colour rendition Good noise performance, Excellent continuous shooting mode Nice auto white-balance system, Nice Art modes Sharp images
Olympus E-P1 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1, Optional optical viewfinder No High ISO NR, Some Art modes can be slow Electronic viewfinder is optional
Two retro Micro FourThirds cameras go head-to-head in this ePHOTOzine test.Boasting a 12Mp LiveMOS sensor, a sensitivity range from ISO100-6400 and Art/Scene filters, the Olympus E-P1 at £548.99 with the 14-42mm lens was the first retro styled camera t...
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brighthub.com
Reviewed on 2010-01-19
The GF1 is another Panasonic Micro Four Thirds camera that is laden with awards for ingenuity and design. It is shaped like a point and shoot camera, but has the features and picture quality of a DSLR. The 12.1 mp sensor also shoots HD video at..
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shutterbug.com
Reviewed on 2010-01-16
Amateur Digital SLRs Panasonic’s Lumix DMC-GF1; A 12MP Micro Four Thirds Camera By Jack Neubart • February, 2010 Micro Four Thirds format cameras promise of compact size, reduced weight, and versatility approaching a D-SLR. I recently had the oppo...
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popphoto.com
Reviewed on 2010-01-11
With any new technology, it takes time to work out the kinks. And while the flurry of coverage—and humanity’s ever-shrinking attention span—might make it seem as though Micro Four Thirds has been around awhile, it’s still quite new. Panasonic’s Lumix D...
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Neocamera.com
Reviewed on 2009-11-28
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1is rather interesting to try and review. It is not every day that one gets to try a new type of digital camera. At first glance, the GF1 seems odd. There are familiar elements, like the exposure-mode dial and mechanical ri...
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macworld.com
Reviewed on 2009-11-27
Extremely well-built; very good interface; full feature set; high-quality, removable lenses; larger sensor for very good image quality.
Noisy in low light at high ISO; LCD viewfinder only.
Panasonic’s Lumix DMC-GF1 might be the ideal camera for anyone who doesn’t want to make major compromises when they’re not using a single-lens reflex (SLR) camera. The DMC-GF1 is also good if you’d like to upgrade from your point-and-shoot, but don’t w...
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tomsguide.com
Reviewed on 2009-11-10
Electronic ViewfinderTo line up your shot, you can use the GF1's LCD screen, which is large, accurate and easy to use. However, it does struggle in bright sunlight. The solution: an electronic viewfinder, sold by Panasonic as an optional extra.While we...
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letsgodigital.org
Reviewed on 2009-11-08
At the time of writing, there are only two truly compact Micro Four Thirds System cameras available. Both are similar when it comes to functions and dimensions. Olympus and Panasonic are the promoters and developers of the Micro Four Thirds system, and...
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pcmag.com
Reviewed on 2009-11-02
More compact than a D-SLR. Fast focusing speeds. Extremely sharp images. 720p30 HD video capture. Built-in flash. HDMI port with CEC support.
Noisy images at ISO 1600 and higher. No optical viewfinder. No optical image stabilization with 20mm lens.
With image quality that rivals capable D-SLRs and a body not much larger than a super-zoom camera, the 12.1-megapixel Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1 ($899.95 direct, with lens) is the most compact model in Panasonic's line-up of micro-four-thirds cameras. ...
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pcworld.com_techhive.com
Reviewed on 2009-11-02
Compact size for an interchangeablelens camera, Great learning tool and/or DSLR replacement,
No optical viewfinder, Not as many lens options as a full DSLR, Image exposure is a bit dark
The slimmest Micro Four-Thirds System camera yet, the industrial-looking Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1 ($900 in two kit variations as of 10/28/2009) is the most enticing non-DSLR we've seen to date. Purist and professional-level photographers may not like th...
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cameralabs.com
Reviewed on 2009-11-01
Compact body with DSLR-sized sensor, Detailed 3in / 460k screen and optional EVF, HD movies with choice of encoding formats, Great Auto mode and full Manual controls.
No stabilisation in body or 20mm kit lens, Viewfinder is a pricey accessory, Screen suffers from reflections in bright light, Focusing restrictions with many lenses.
Panasonic’s Lumix DMC-GF1 is a compact camera with a DSLR-sized sensor and removeable lenses. Announced in September 2009, it’s the third Lumix G model from Panasonic, following the G1 and GH1, with all three based on the recent Micro Four Thirds sta...
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cnet.com
Reviewed on 2009-10-29
Excellent photo quality and performance for its class; comfortable, streamlined design; interchangeable lenses.
EVF costs extra; can't use EVF and hot-shoe flash simultaneously.
It may lack the retro slick design of its main competitor, the , but Panasonic gets it almost pitch perfect with the Lumix DMC-GF1, a jacket-pocket-size interchangeable-lens model with the feel and features that draw people to enthusiast compacts lik...
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dpreview.com
Reviewed on 2009-10-14
Superb resolution, excellent overall image quality up to ISO 1600, Stunning raw output, Reliable exposure and focus and generally reliable white balance, Excellent build quality & great screen, Surprisingly good handling, fun and easy to use, Very compact......
Dynamic range and high ISO output not quite as good as best in class (including Olympus E-P1), JPEG output nowhere near as good as it could be - shoot raw for best results, Default settings don't produce particularly appealing (JPEG) color, Flash is v......
When Panasonic showed us the first Micro Four Thirds camera, the DMC-G1, our first question was 'why does it look like an SLR?'. We'd been hoping for a much more compact body, something that more effectively straddled the line between the convenience...
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imaging-resource.com
Reviewed on 2009-10-14
High-quality build, Weighs just over one pound with 20mm lens, Fits into small places, Excellent quality kit lenses, Camera corrects geometric distortion and chromatic aberration, Accurate LCD viewfinder, Very good auto white balance performance in inc......
20mm lens vignettes when wide-open, Yellows and oranges are tainted by green in JPEG files, Edge-enhancement halos at default settings, High contrast in direct sunlight, Limited dynamic range compared to most SLRs, Shadow noise at high ISO like that of......
Possessing nearly everything you want in a digital SLR with the convenience of a smaller digital camera, the Panasonic GF1 is the most refined of the new category of small, interchangeable-lens digital cameras. Its small size allows it to fit into very...
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