Summary Panasonic DMC-G1

Prices Price
Body only
With 14-45mm lens
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
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Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help Four thirds 18x13.5mm
Screen resolution
Help 460k dots
Help 12 MP
Movie format
Help None
Screen size
Help 3"
Light sensitivity
Help 1,600 ISO
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Lenses Lenses
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The Panasonic DMC-G1 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Lens availability More lenses available Help
108 lenses
Thickness Thin Help
Longest exposure Long exposures Help
60 seconds
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
External flash not needed


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The Panasonic DMC-G1 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Movie format No movies Help
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
12 MP
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
460k dots
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
3 fps
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Announced Old Help
September 2008




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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1
Lumix DMC-G1

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Avatar for Kevin Ellinwood Kevin Ellinwood (3:08 AM, December 26, 2014)
I have had a G1 since 2010, and it seems irreplaceable... The pictures that come out of it are one of a kind... I fear that this camera will someday quit, and wonder if the modern panasonics, like the gx7, has the same odd quality that the g1 had/has?
Matt (7:26 PM, August 08, 2012)
I think it does have a vari-angle screen...