Digital Cameras > Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1 (with 14-45mm Lens)
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1 (with 14-45mm Lens)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1 (with 14-45mm Lens)

12.1MP Compact Digital Camera with 3.2x Optical Zoom
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General

Brand Name

:
Panasonic

Model Name

:
Lumix DMC-GF1 (with 14-45mm Lens)

Date Available

:
October 15, 2009
Physical

Camera Format

:
Compact

Size (W x H x D)

:
4.7 x 2.8 x 1.4 in.

Weight (without batteries)

:
10.1 oz

Weight (with batteries)

:
11.1 oz

Easy to Use

:
Yes

Colors

:
Black

Body Material

:
Metal

Weatherproof

:
No

Shockproof

:
No

Waterproof

:
No

Tripod Mount Available

:
Yes
Image Capture

Sensor Type

:
Live MOS

Sensor Size

:
17.3 x 13.0 mm

Effective Sensor Resolution

:
12.1 megapixels

Max Image Resolution

:
4000 x 3000 pixels

Anti-Dust Available

:
Yes

Anti-Dust Technology

:
Supersonic Wave Filter

Shutter Lag Time (pre-focused)

:
0.07 sec

Shutter Lag Time (including auto-focus time)

:
0.4 - 0.5 sec

Power to First Shot Time

:
1.4 sec

Max Shooting Speed (continuous)

:
0.6 frames/sec

Max Shooting Speed (burst)

:
2.9 frames/sec

Max Consecutive Burst Frames

:
13 frames
Video Capture

Video Available

:
Yes

HD Video Available

:
Yes

Video Sound Available

:
Yes

Video Stereo Sound Available

:
No

Video Zoom Available (while recording)

:
Yes

Max Video Resolution

:
1280 x 720 pixels

Max Video Frame Rate (max resolution)

:
60 frames/sec

Max Video Frame Rate (any resolution)

:
60 frames/sec
Lens System

Min Focal Length (35 mm equivalent)

:
28 mm

Max Focal Length (35 mm equivalent)

:
90 mm

Optical Zoom

:
3.2x

Digital Zoom

:
4.0x

Image Stabilization Type

:
Optical (lens shift)

Image Stabilization Available

:
Yes

Manual Focus Available

:
Yes

Auto Focus Assist Light Available

:
Yes

Min Focus Distance (not macro)

:
11.8 in.

Interchangeable Lenses Available

:
Yes

Compatible Lenses

:
Four Thirds
Aperture and Shutter

Max Aperture (wide-angle)

:
f/3.5

Max Aperture (tele-photo)

:
f/5.6

Max Shutter Speed

:
1/4000 sec
Exposure Controls

Min ISO Setting

:
100

Max ISO Setting

:
3200

Aperture Priority Mode Available

:
Yes

Shutter Priority Mode Available

:
Yes

Full Manual Exposure Mode Available

:
Yes

Face Detection Available

:
Yes

Exposure Compensation

:
+/- 3.0 EV
Viewfinder and Display

Viewfinder Available

:
No

LCD Screen Size

:
3.0 in.

LCD Screen Resolution

:
460000 pixels

Display Mounting

:
Built-in
Flash

Flash Range (wide-angle)

:
20.0 ft

Flash Range (tele-photo)

:
20.0 ft

Flash Recycling Time

:
5.8 sec

External Flash Connection Available

:
Yes

External Flash Connection Type

:
Hot Shoe
Image Storage

Storage Media

:
SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card

Sensor Raw Format Available

:
Yes
Interfaces

Computer Interface

:
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (480 Mbit/s)

Video Out Interface Available

:
Yes
Power

Battery Type

:
Proprietary Lithium Ion Rechargeable

Battery Life

:
350 shots

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