Summary Panasonic DMC-GH1

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Sensor size Help Four thirds 17.3x13.0mm Screen resolution Help 460k dots
Megapixels Help 12 MP Movie format Help 1080p @ 24fps
Screen size Help 3.0" Light sensitivity Help 1,600 ISO
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Pros

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The Panasonic DMC-GH1 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Supports 24p 24p movies Help
For that film look
Lens availability More lenses available Help
40 lenses
External mic jack External mic jack Help
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
External flash External flash Help
Better lighting
Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
External flash not needed
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Digital
Screen flips out Flip-out screen Help
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus Movie continuous focus Help
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Longest exposure Very long exposures Help
60 seconds

Cons

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The Panasonic DMC-GH1 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
460k dots
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
12 MP
Startup delay Longer startup delay Help
1800 ms startup delay
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
3 fps
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Cross type focus points Fewer cross-type focus points Help
0
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
320 shots
Thickness Thick Help
3"
Weight Heavy Help
430 g
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second
Color depth Less color depth Help
21.6 bits
Dynamic range Narrower dynamic range Help
11.6 EV
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Focus points Fewer focus points Help
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Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
Four thirds 17.3x13.0mm
Shutter lag Longer shutter lag Help
336 ms shutter lag
3D Doesn't take 3D photos Help
No 3d support
Announced Old Help
March, 2009
Size Quite large Help
Prosumer size 124x90x76 mm
Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor Help
May require cleaning
Popularity Not so popular Help
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Avatar for Snapsort Snapsort (0:51 AM, December 02, 2010)
Great tip Robert, that video certainly looks incredible, like a hollywood movie!
 
Robert (9:41 PM, December 01, 2010)
I saw a few videos about a guy who modified the firmware on this camera. He got really high quality video from that! Here is the link about is http://www.eoshd.com/content/250-50Mbit-1080p-MJPEG-on-the-Panasonic-GH1