Journalists are starting to get their hands on the new Panasonic GX1 CSC camera, and it's a beauty. I like the gunmetal grey version myself.
PhotographyBlog writes: "...the 16 megapixel Panasonic GX1 offers an ISO range of 100-12800, auto-focus speed of 0.09 seconds, full HD 1080i video recording, a 3-inch screen with 460k dots, built-in pop-up flash, and 4.2 fps burst mode at full resolution. Available in Gunmetal Grey and Raven Black, the GX1 will be available from mid December priced at Â£499.99 body only, Â£599.99 with the standard 14-42mm kit lens, and Â£729.99 with the 14-42mm power-zoom lens (from mi January 2012).
The GX1 is a member of the micro four-thirds family and shares lens mount compatibility with the Olympus PENs. With Panasonic's 14 lens lineup, including the cool pancake lens sized 14-42mm X zoom lens, plus the solid Olympus lens family, I think this is the most versatile tandem in the Compact Systems Camera world.
If anyone out there scores a GX1, please send me your impressions.
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