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In this post we will continuely post all interesting news about the GF1!
All what you need to know is available here:
PREORDER NOW (AVAILABILITY IN OCTOBER!):
Both configuration are available for preorder at amazon US
Panasonic DMC-GF1K-K 12.1MP Micro Four-Thirds Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera with 14-45mm Lens
The Panasonic LUMIX G 20mm f/1.7 Aspherical Pancake Lens for Micro Four Thirds Interchangeable Lens Cameras and Panasonic 45mm f/2.8 Aspherical MEGA OIS Lens for Micro Four Thirds Interchangeable Lens Cameras
are also available for preorder!
German forum four thirds: http://www.forum-fourthirds.de/lumix-gf1.html
http://www.akihabaranews.com/en/news_details.php?id=18802(Recently added to the list)
http://www.dcresource.com/reviews/panasonic/dmc_gf1-review(Recently added to the list)
http://www.cameralabs.com/reviews/Panasonic_Lumix_DMC_GF1/verdict.shtml(Recently added to the list)
http://www.engadget.com/2009/09/03/panasonic-lumix-dmc-gf1-hands-on/(Recently added to the list)
Videos made with the GF1:
http://www.photographyblog.com/articles/panasonic_gf1_videos/(Recently added to the list)
GF1 versus E-P1 discussions:
OFFICIAL PANASONIC LINKS:
The optional external LiveViewFinder looks damn cool!
I spoke with both k-rumors and photorumors administrators. It seems Ricoh will release soon an APSC-C camera which should be very similar to the MicroFourThirds cameras.
So finally MicroFourThirds is becoming some kind of competition!
read more here:
We contacted our sources and they told us the camera is probably real! And the sensor is a APS-C sensor (x 1.5). That’s a strange move from Leica, they want go their own way and not join the successfully MicroFourThirds standard. Let’s see what happens the September 9th when Leica is going to unveil their new products. At least you can enjoy the new Panasonic GF1
Here you have the specs
- 12 mp APSC CEMOS sensor
- Leica Elmarit 24mm f/2.8 ASPH l;ens (equivalent to 35mm)
- Manual exposure operations (shutter dial/aperture dial
- Built-in flash (this is the circle cover on top right)
- Bundled with Adobe Lightroom
- Made in Germany
If you want preorder at amazon you can choose http://www.bhphotovideo.com/