DMC-GF1
Micro System Digital Camera
LUMIX G Micro System - Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera
High Image Quality with 12.1-megapixel Live MOS Sensor &
Venus Engine HD
HD Movie AVCHD Lite & Motion Picture P Mode
My Colour Mode
iA Mode with Face Recognition
LUMIX G 20mm/F1.7 ASPH. Based on Micro Four Thirds System Standard
LUMIX G Micro System Digital Camera GF1 - The World’s Smallest, Lightest Interchangeable Lens
Camera with Artistic Flat Design
TYPE
Camera Type
Digital interchangeable lens system camera
Recording media
SD memory card, SDHC memory card
Image sensor size
17.3 x 13.0 mm (in 4:3 aspect ratio)
Mount
Micro Four Thirds mount
IMAGE SENSOR
Type
Live MOS Sensor
Total pixels
13.1 Megapixels
Camera effective pixels
12.1 Megapixels
Colour filter
Primary colour filter
Dust reduction system
Supersonic wave filter
Award
2009-09-10T17:47:00
DMC-GF1, Amateur
Photographer, September 2009
Award
2009-10-12T11:41:00
DMC-GF1, Photography
Blog, Highly Recommended Award, October
2009
RECORDING SYSTEM
Recording file format
Aspect ratio
Still Image: JPEG(DCF, Exif 2.21), RAW, DPOF compatible
Still Image with Audio: JPEG(DCF, Exif 2.21) + QuickTime
Motion Image: AVCHD Lite / QuickTime Motion JPEG
4:3, 3:2, 16:9, 1:1
File size(Pixels)
Still Image
[4:3] 4000 x 3000(L), 2816 x 2112(M), 2048 x 1536(S)
[3:2] 4000 x 2672(L), 2816 x 1880(M), 2048 x 1360(S)
Award
2009-10-16T14:55:00
DMC-GF1, DP Review,
Highly Recommended
Award, October 2009
[16:9] 4000 x 2248(L), 2816 x 1584(M), 1920 x 1080(S)
[1:1] 2992 x 2992(L), 2112 x 2112(M), 1504 x 1504(S)
Motion Image
Motion JPEG
[4:3] QVGA : 320 x 240, 30fps / VGA : 640 x 480, 30fps
[16:9] WVGA : 848 x 480, 30fps
[HD] 1280 x 720, 30fps
AVCHD Lite
NTSC:[HD] 1280 x 720, 60p (sensor output is 30fps)(SH: 17Mbps, H:
13Mbps, L: 9Mbps)
PAL:[HD] 1280 x 720, 50p (sensor output is 25fps)(SH: 17Mbps, H:
13Mbps, L: 9Mbps)
Award
2009-11-02T14:01:00
DMC-GF1, Trusted Reviews, Editor's Choice
Award, November 2009
Continuous recordable time (Mo- AVCHD Lite with picture quality set to [SH]: Approx. 210 min with Htion images)
H020 / Approx. 170 min with H-FS014045
Motion JPEG with picture quality set to [HD]: Approx. 210 min with HH020 / Approx. 170 min with H-FS014045
Actual recordable time (Motion
images)
AVCHD Lite with picture quality set to [SH]: Approx. 110 min with HH020 / Approx. 100 min with H-FS014045
Motion JPEG with picture quality set to [HD]: Approx. 110 min with HH020 / Approx. 100 min with H-FS014045
Image quality
RAW, RAW+Fine, RAW+Standard, Fine, Standard
Colour space
sRGB, Adobe RGB
Award
2009-12-01T17:37:00
DMC-GF1, What Digital
Camera, December
2009
AUTO FOCUS
Type
Contrast AF system
Focusing mode
AFS/AFC/MF
AF mode
Face detection / AF Tracking / 23-area-focusing / 1-area-focusing
AF detective range
EV 0-18 (F3.5 lens, ISO 100)
AF assist lamp
yes
AF lock
AF/AE LOCK button or Shutter button halfway pressed in AFs mode
Others
Pre AF(Quick AF/Continuous AF),AF+MF, MF Assist(5x, 10x)
EXPOSURE CONTROL
Light metering system
144-zone multi-pattern sensing system
Light metering mode
Intelligent Multiple/Center Weighted/Spot
Metering range
EV 0-18 (F2.0 lens, ISO 100)
Exposure mode
Program AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual
ISO sensitivity
Auto / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 / Intelligent ISO
Exposure compensation
1/3EV Step ±3EV
AE lock
AF/AE LOCK button or Shutter button halfway pressed
AE bracket
3,5,7 frame, in 1/3 or 2/3 EV Step, ±2 EV
Award
2009-11-09T17:26:00
DMC-GF1, Pocket Lint,
Hot Product Award, November 2009
Award
2009-11-17T17:10:00
DMC-GF1, ephotozine,
Editor's Choice Award,
November 2009
Award
2009-11-27T11:04:00
DMC-GF1, Camera
Labs, Highly Recommended Award, November 2009
WHITE BALANCE
White balance
Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Halogen / Flash / White Set 1,2 / Color temperature setting
White balance adjustment
Blue/amber bias, Magenta/green bias
Color temperature setting
2500-10000K in 100K
White balance bracket
3 exposures in blue/amber axis or in magenta/green axis
Award
2009-11-30T10:23:00
DMC-GF1, Trusted Reviews, Best Bridge Camera - 1st Place, November 2009
SHUTTER SYSTEM
Type
Focal-plane shutter
Shutter speed
Still Images: 1/4000 ~ 60 and Bulb (up to approx. 4minutes)
Self timer
2sec / 10sec / 10sec, 3 images
Remote control
Remote control with bulb function by DMW-RSL1 (Optional)
Award
2009-11-30T10:26:00
DMC-GF1, Trusted Reviews, Product of the
Year - 1st Place, November 2009
SCENE MODE
Movie SCN mode
Portrait/Soft Skin/Scenery/Architecture/Sports/Flower/Food/Objects/
Low Light/Party/Sunset
(Activated by selecting Still Image SCN mode then pressing Movie Button. Still Image SCN modes without corresponding Movie SCN mode is
recorded in Normal mode or other related mode.)
Still Image SCN mode
Portrait/Soft Skin/Scenery/Architecture/Sports/Peripheral Defocus/
Flower/Food/Objects/Night Portrait/Night Scenery/Illuminations/Baby
1,2/Pet/Party/Sunset
MY COLOR MODE
Expressive/Retro/Pure/Elegant/Monochrome/Dynamic Art/Silhouette/
Custom(Color/Brightness/Saturation/ adjustable)
Award
2009-12-03T11:31:00
DMC-GF1, Digital Photographer, Digital Photographer Innovation
Award, issue 90
BURST SHOOTING
Burst speed
3 frames/sec (High speed) or 2 frames/sec (Low speed)
Number of recordable images
7 images (when there are RAW files with the particular speed)
Unlimited consecutive shooting (when there are no RAW files)
(depending on memory card size, battery power, picture size, and compression)
Award
2009-12-23T16:55:00
DMC-GF1, Stuff.tv, Hot
Buy Award, December
2009
BUILT-IN-FLASH
Type
TTL Built-in-Flash, GN6.0 equivalent (ISO 100 ·m), Built-in Pop-up
Built-in flash(Mode)
Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
X-Sync(Synchronization) speed Less than 1/160 second
Flash output adjustment
1/3EV Step ±2EV
Flash synchronization
1st. Curtain Sync, 2nd Curtain Sync.
Hot shoe
TTL Auto with FL220/FL360/FL500(Optional)
Award
2010-01-13T10:41:00
DMC-GF1, Technofile
Awards 2010, Best Digital Compact Camera,
January 2010
LCD MONITOR
Type
Low temperature Polycrystalline TFT LCD
Monitor size
3.0inch / 3:2 Aspect / Wide viewing angle
Pixels
460K dots
Filed of view
Approx. 100%
Monitor adjustment
Brightness (7 levels), Color (7levels)
LCD mode
Off / Auto Power LCD / Power LCD
OSD language
Japanese, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish
LIVE VIEW
Digital zoom
2x, 4x
Extra optical zoom
Max.2x (Not effective with L size recording. Magnification ratio depends
on the recording pixels and aspect ratio.)
Award
2010-01-20T09:51:00
DMC-GF1, Digital Photographer, Innovation
Award, issue 91
Award
2010-01-20T09:52:00
DMC-GF1, What Digital
Camera, Micro System
Camera 2009 Award,
January 2010
Other functions
Guide Lines (3 patterns)
Real-time Histogram
FILM MODE
Colour
Standard / Dynamic / Nature / Smooth / Nostalgic / Vibrant
Black and white
Standard / Dynamic / Smooth
Others
My Film1 / My Film2 / Multi Film
Award
2010-02-01T10:37:00
DMC-GF1, Photography
Monthly, Greatest Leap
Forward Award, February 2010
PLAYBACK
Playback mode
Normal playback, 30-thumbnail display, 12-thumbnail display, Calendar
display, Zoomed playback (16x Max.), Slideshow, Playback Mode (Normal/Picture/AVCHD Lite/Motion JPEG/Category/Favorite),
Title Edit, Text Stamp, Resize, Trimming, Aspect Conversion, Rotate,
Rotate Display, Print Set, Protect, Audio Dubbing
PROTECTION / ERASE
Protection
Single / Multi or Cancel
Erase
Single / Multi / All / Except Favorite
Award
2010-02-01T14:47:00
DMC-GF1, Amateur
Photographer Awards
2010, Entry Level Camera of the Year 2010
DIRECT PRINT
Print
PictBridge compatible(Print size, Layout, Date setting is selectable )
INTERFACE
HDMI
miniHDMI TypeC Video: Auto / 1080i / 720p / 480p (576p in PAL system) Audio: Dolby® Digital Creator
USB
USB 2.0 High Speed
Speaker
YES
Audio video output
Monaural Type, NTSC/PAL, NTSC only for North America *Check the
website of the Panasonic sales company in your country or region for
details on the products that are available in your market.
External microphone terminal
NO
Built-in microphone
Monaural, Wind-cut: Off / Low / Standard / High
Remote
φ2.5mm.
GENERAL DATA
Award
2010-02-04T15:38:00
DMC-GF1, Ephotozine,
Recommended Award,
February 2010
Award
2010-03-01T09:36:00
DMC-GF1, What Digital
Camera, Recommended
Award, March 2010
Power
Battery
ID-Security Li-ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1250mAh) (Included)
Battery Charger/AC Adapter (Input: 110-240V AC, DC Cable is required)
Battery life
Still Images CIPA Standard : Approx. 380 images(LCD) with LUMIX G
20mm/F1.7 ASPH. Motion Images Approx. 210 minutes (LCD) Recording time capacity in AVCHD SH mode
Dimensions [mm]
Width
119.0
Height
71.0
depth
36.3
Award
2010-05-24T16:35:00
DMC-GF1, Digital Photographer, Editor's Choice Award, issue 96
Weight
Approx. 285g / 10.05 oz (Body only)
Operating Condition
Operating temperature
0 to 40 (32°F to 104°F)
Operating humidity
10% to 80%
Standard Accessories
Software
PHOTOfunSTUDIO 4.0 HD Edition
SILKYPIX® Developer Studio 3.0 SE
USB Driver
Standard accessories
Battery Charger/AC Adapter, Battery Pack, Body Cap, AV Cable, USB
Connection Cable, AC Cable, Shoulder Strap, CD-ROM
Award
2010-07-01T10:01:00
DMC-GF1, Digital SLR
Photography, Highly Rated Award, July 2010
Interchangeable Lens-1
Lens Construction
7 elements in 5 groups (2 Aspherical lenses)
Mount
Micro Four Thirds mount
Optical Image Stabilizer
No
Focal Length
f=20mm (35mm camera equivalent 40mm)
Aperture Type
7 diaphragm blades / Circular aperture diaphragm
Aperture
F1.7
Minimum Aperture
F16
Closest Focusing Distance
0.2m / 0.66ft
Maximum magnification
Approx. 0.13x / 0.25x (35mm camera equivalent)
Diagonal Angle of View
57°
GENERAL DATA
Filter Size
φ46mm / 1.81 in
Max. Diameter
φ63mm / 2.48 in
Overall Length
Approx. 25.5mm / 1.00 in (from the tip of the lens to the base side of the
lens mount)
Weight [g]
Approx. 100g
Weight [oz]
3.53oz
Standard Accessory
Lens Cap, Lens Rear Cap, Lens Storage Bag
Award
2010-06-25T14:47:00
DMC-GF1, Macworld,
Best Digital Camera, June 2010
Award
2010-06-01T14:34:00
DMC-GF1, Which?, Digital Cameras : Best Buy,
June 2010
Interchangeable Lens-2
H-FS014045E
H-FS045200E
H-VS014140
H-F007014
H-F007014E
H-ES045E
H-H020E
L-ES014050E
L-X025E
L-RS014050E
L-RS014150E
DMW-MA1E
DMW-MA2ME
DMW-MA3RE
DMW-LPL46E
DMW-FL500E
DMW-FL360E
DMW-FL220E
DMW-RSL1E
DMW-DCC3E
DMW-SSTG1-A
DMW-SSTG1-C
DMW-SSTG1-R
DMW-SSTG1E-A
DMW-SSTG1E-C
DMW-SSTG1E-K
DMW-SSTG1E-R
DMW-SSTG2
DMW-SSTG2E-W
DMW-SSTG3
DMW-SSTG3E-T
DMW-CZ18E
DMW-CZ18K
RP-CDHM15E-K