It looks like the Olympus EP-1 just got some serious competition, with the launch of the latest Micro Four Thirds Camera from Panasonic, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1.
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1 is the worlds smallest and lightest system camera, a title previously held by the Olympus Ep-1, it comes with a 3 inch LCD screen with a Live View functionality, and a 4/3 type 12.1 megapixel Live MOS Sensor.
It will come in a range of colors including, true black, active red, and sleek sliver, and it is 35% smaller and 26% lighter than Panasonic’s current micro four thirds camera the G1.
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1 also comes with some built in art effects including Expressive, Retro, Pure, Elegant, Monochrome, Dynamic Art, and Silhouette.
It can record HD video in 720p in AVCHD Lite, and there are also a number of other movie formats supported including HD Motion, SPEG, QVGA, VGA and WVGA.
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1 will go on sale in October for $899.95, and there will be a couple of lens kits available including the Lumix G 20mm/F1.7 ASPH and the Lumix G Vario 14.5mm/F3.5-5.6 ASPH.
via Pocket Lint
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