Summary Panasonic DMC-G1

Prices Price
Body only Unknown With 14-45mm lens $430 - $450
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Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range #n/a of 13 Among similar cameras #n/a of 43
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Specifications Key specs
Sensor size Help Four thirds 18.0x13.5mm Screen resolution Help 460k dots
Megapixels Help 12 MP Movie format Help None
Screen size Help 3.0" Light sensitivity Help 1,600 ISO
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Pros

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The Panasonic DMC-G1 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Digital
Lens availability More lenses available Help
40 lenses
External flash External flash Help
Better lighting
Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
External flash not needed
Screen flips out Flip-out screen Help
Great for movies
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$429.99
Longest exposure Very long exposures Help
60 seconds

Cons

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The Panasonic DMC-G1 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Movie format No movies Help
None
Dynamic range Very narrow dynamic range Help
10.3 EV
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
12 MP
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
3D Doesn't take 3D photos Help
No 3d support
Size Slightly large Help
Standard size 124x84x45 mm
Weight Heavy Help
430 g
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Low light performance Noisy at high ISO Help
463 ISO
Overall image quality Low overall image quality Help
53.0
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
460k dots
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Color depth Less color depth Help
21.1 bits
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
3 fps
Autofocus Manual focus only Help
None
Shutter lag Longer shutter lag Help
372 ms shutter lag
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Announced Old Help
September, 2008

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Matt (7:26 PM, August 08, 2012)
I think it does have a vari-angle screen...