New from Panasonic – the Lumix DMC-GX1

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Panasonic announced, yesterday, the newest in the G-series lineup of micro four-thirds compact cameras – the Lumix DMC-GX1.

It features a 16.01-megapixel Live MOS sensor and Venus Engine, to ensure real-to-life images through excellent resolution, image rendering and colour reproduction.  Even in low-light situations and at maximum 12800 high ISO sensitivity, the GX1 can produce stunning photos and videos, and, because of its compact size, it can be easily carried for daily use.

Key Features

  • 16.01-megapixel Live MOS Sensor with Advanced Noise Reduction System
  • High-speed, High-performance Venus Engine
  • Mirrorless Structure and LUMIX G / LEICA DG Lenses
  • Level Gauge and GN7.6 Equivalent Built-in Flash
  • Free Customization and Smart Touch-screen for Intuitive Operation
  • 0.09 sec Light Speed AF with Precise Contrast AF
  • Full-area Focusing and Pinpoint AF for Flexible Framing
  • 4.2 fps (16.0-megapixel) / 20 fps (4-megapixel) Consecutive Shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 AVCHD Full HD Videos with High-quality Sound
  • Creative Options with Touch AF and Creative Control
  • iA (Intelligent Auto) Mode for Beautiful Videos with Ease
  • Creative Control and Adjustable Parameters
  • 1,440,000-dot Equivalent Optional LVF (Live View Finder)
  • Photo Style and Detailed Setting Functions for Fine Control

Available (in black and silver): mid-December 2011; MSRP: $699.99 (body only); $799.99 (body w/ 14-42 standard zoom); $949.99 (body w/LUMIX G X VARIO PZ 14-42mm / F3.5-5.6 ASPH. / POWER O.I.S (H-PS14042) lens)

>> Read the full press release.