Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 DSLR Camera Review
Some of the pro, cons, and comments from various Digital SLR Camera reviews of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 include.
Pros: This Panasonic model has excellent photo quality. Sharp images with very little or no noise up to ISO 1600. Very fast. This model comes in numerous colors.
Cons: No movie capture function. Not the most user friendly camera, and the design can be frustrating to figure out. It is marketed as a very small SLR, but it reality it is very close in size to the Olympus DSLR 420.
Comments : The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 can match similarly priced DSLR models in photo quality, speed, and features. However, the shooting experience is not the best.
Additional Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 review comments :
-The Panasonic goes from power on to first shot in a very quick 0.8 seconds. It can focus and shoot in 0.4 seconds in high contrast conditions. And in dim settings, the time is .6 seconds. This performance is very good when compared to other DSLR cameras in its class.
-As with its performance, reviews show that the Panasonic G1 displays excellent photo quality that rivals similarly priced dSLRs.
-Noise control is very good with the Panasonic DMC-G1 at low to mid range ISO settings. Noise is not a problem until ISO1600 is reached. However, when it gets there, there is a big step down in photo quality.
Compare to the Olympus E-520. The Olympus E-520 digital SLR is a close competitor.
Compare to the Canon EOS 450D Rebel XSi. The Canon 450D is the top competitor of the Panasonic.
The new Panasonic LUMIX DMC-G1 digital SLR camera will enhance the advanced photo quality as well as flexibility that is made possible by the Four Thirds System. With its innovative design, many consumers will appreciate the portability of a smaller camera body and associated lenses.
The new Panasonic LUMIX G1 is also the world’s first DSLR camera that will come with color variety. It will be available in blue, black, and red models. This will allow consumers to personalize their camera style through color, something that many reviews show is very popular with point-and-shoot camera models.
The Panasonic LUMIX DMC-G1 is a 12.1 Megapixel camera that includes the following advanced features.
- Live MOS Sensor – Reviews show that this sensor provides the best of both worlds with high image quality from a CCD sensor as well as the lower-power consumption of a CMOS sensor. This new technology makes it possible deliver 60 frames-per-second full-time Live View images.
- Supersonic Wave Filter Dust Reduction System – This system is designed to prevent dust from adhering to the image sensor. It vibrates up to 50,000 times per second and the filter repels dust and other particles.
- Venus Engine HD – New imaging processor enhances noise reduction.
- My Color Mode – Users can easily adjust the brightness, color, and saturation while taking shots, which allows for more creative and expressive shots.