Panasonic GM1 Micro Four Thirds Camera Announced, Price, Specs, Features

Panasonic has announced the Lumix DMC-GM1, a pocketable camera with a 16 megapixel Four Thirds sensor. The Panasonic GM1 announcement also includes a new 12-32mm F3.5-5.6 Lumix G Vario lens, which is equivalent to 24-64mm when attached to a Micro Four Thirds camera.

Panasonic GM1 shares the same 16 megapixel sensor as the GX7 and also offers silent shooting at shutter speeds as high as 1/16000 sec. Panasonic GM1 also features Wi-Fi, and 1080/60i video recording. Panasonic GM1 is a ultra small rangefinder style micro four thirds camera.

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Panasonic GM1 Micro Four Thirds Camera Price

Panasonic GM1 with 12-32mm F3.5-5.6 lens price is $749.99. The new 12-32mm F3.5-5.6 Lumix G Vario lens will be available separately for $349.99. The new Panasonic GM1 is available to buy from the camera stores below.

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Panasonic GM1 Micro Four Thirds Camera Features

  • Timeless iconic design meets modern micro tech: The Panasonic GM1 design is reminiscent of the iconic and stylish rangefinder cameras of the past. Yet under its magnesium alloy frame lays the modern performance features that satisfy today’s trend-sensitive camera enthusiasts.
  • Encased In Reinforced Metallic Alloy: A light weight polished magnesium alloy frame encases the critical electronics and assures lasting durability for the Panasonic GM1. All exterior dials, buttons and lever components have been crafted of aluminum and thoughtfully placed for convenient operation
  • Large Sensor Size Leading to Cutting Edge Hybrid Quality Performance: Because of LUMIX micro technology, the GM1 retains a large camera sensor, and makes possible a new micro sized 12-32mm lens with built in optical stabilization. The LUMIX GM1 micro technology delivers both high quality pictureand Full HD video recording in one system
  • WiFi Connectivity for Instant Online Sharing: Unwire your creativity with the LUMIX Image App and connect your Smartphone or tablet to the Panasonic GM1. Shoot and view remotely, instantly transfer to another device or your social networks, and even geotag your photos using your Smartphones GPS

Panasonic GM1 Micro Four Thirds Camera Product Specs

Body type Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Max resolution 4592 x 3448
Image ratio w:h 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels 16 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 17 megapixels
Sensor size Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
Sensor type CMOS
Color space sRGB, Adobe RGB
Color filter array Primary Color Filter
ISO Auto, 200-25600
White balance presets 5
Custom white balance Yes (2)
Image stabilization Unknown
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Fine, Standard
File format
  • RAW
  • RAW + Fine
  • RAW + Standard
  • Fine
  • Standard
  • MPO + Fine
  • MPO + Standard (with 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds System standard)
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Autofocus assist lamp Yes
Manual focus Yes
Number of focus points 23
Lens mount Micro 4/3 Lens Mount
Focal length multiplier 2×
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 3.00
Screen dots 1,036,000
Touch screen Yes
Screen type TFT Color LCD with wide-viewing angle
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type None
Minimum shutter speed 60 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/16000 sec
Exposure modes
  • Program
  • Aperture Priority
  • Shutter Priority
  • Manual
Scene modes
  • Clear Portrait
  • Silky Skin
  • Backlit Softness
  • Relaxing Tone
  • Sweet Child’s Face
  • Distinct Scenery
  • Bright Blue Sky
  • Romantic Sunset Glow
  • Vivid Sunset Glow
  • Glistening Water
  • Clear Nightscape
  • Cool Night Sky
  • Warm Glowing Nightscape
  • Artistic Nightscape
  • Glittering Illuminations
  • Handheld Night Shot
  • Clear Night Portrait
  • Soft Image of a Flower
  • Appetizing Food
  • Cute Dessert
  • Freeze Animal Motion
  • Clear Sports Shot
  • Monochrome
Built-in flash Yes (Pop-up)
Flash range 4.00 m
External flash No
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync
Drive modes
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Self-timer
Continuous drive Yes
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, 10 sec (3 images))
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV steps)
AE Bracketing ±3 (3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
WB Bracketing Yes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
Format
  • MPEG-4
  • AVCHD
Microphone Stereo
Speaker Mono
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60i, 50i, 24p), 1280 x 720p (60p, 50p), 640 x 480 (30p, 25p)
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Yes (micro HDMI Type D)
Wireless Built-In
Remote control No
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 230
Weight (inc. batteries) 204 g (0.45 lb / 7.20 oz)
Dimensions 99 x 55 x 30 mm (3.88 x 2.16 x 1.20)
GPS None

Panasonic GM1 Micro Four Thirds Camera Product Images

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