Advanced amateurs and serious photographers looking for a compact system camera with fantastic image quality in a very small form factor need look no further than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1. A 16 megapixel Live MOS sensor coupled with its 3 CPU Venus Engine image processor delivers low-noise shots and an extended sensitivity range up to ISO 12800. Super-fast Contrast AF combined with Touch AF control ensures focusing on your subject is quick and easy. Manual controls are easily accessible and function buttons allow plenty of customization to suit your shooting style. A high resolution 3.0" touch screen LCD tops off what is a feature-rich and high-quality photographic tool. This kit includes the Panasonic GX1 Body only.

Movie Feature - records Full HD movies at 1920x1080i in AVCHD format. Also records in PC/Web-friendly MP4 format. Creative Control and Photo Style effects can be used for videos. Touch AF functions during movie recording. Takes 11.5mp still photos whilst shooting video.

* Class 4 or higher memory cards are recommended for recording full HD AVCHD video



Digital mirrorless interchangeable lens system camera (ILC)

Recording Media

SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card (Compatible with UHS-I standard SDHC / SDXC Memory Cards)

Image Sensor Size

17.3 x 13.0 mm (in 4:3 aspect ratio)

Lens Mount

Micro Four Thirds mount



Live MOS Sensor

Total Pixels

16.68 Megapixels

Camera Effective Pixels

16.0 Megapixels

Color Filter

Primary color filter

Dust Reduction System

Supersonic wave filter


Recording File Format

Still Image:


JPEG (DCF, Exif 2.3), RAW
MPO (When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds System standard)

Motion Image:


AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch) / MP4 (Audio format AAC 2ch)

Aspect Ratio

4:3, 3:2, 16:9, 1:1

Image Quality

RAW, RAW+Fine, RAW+Standard, Fine, Standard
MPO+Fine, MPO+Standard (When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds System standard)

Color Space

sRGB, Adobe RGB

File Size (Pixels)

Still Image

[4:3] 4,592 x 3,448 (L) [16M], 3,232 x 2,424 (M) [8M], 2,272 x 1,704 (S) [4M], 1,824 x 1,368 (When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds System standard)
[3:2] 4,576 x 3,056 (L) [14M], 3,232 x 2,160 (M) [7M], 2,272 x 1,520 (S) [3.5M], 1,824 x 1,216 (When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds System standard)
[16:9] 4,576 x 2,576 (L) [11.5M], 3,232 x 1,824(M) [6M], 1,920 x 1,080 (S) [2M], 1,824 x 1,024 (When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds System standard)
[1:1] 3,424 x 3,424 (L) [11.5M], 2,416 x 2,416 (M) [6M], 1,712 x 1,712 (S) [3M], 1,712 x 1,712 (When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds System standard)

Motion Image


[Full HD] 1,920 x 1,080, 25fps (sensor output is 25p) (Approx. 20Mbps)
[HD] 1,280 x 720, 25fps (sensor output is 25p) (Approx. 10Mbps)
[VGA] 640 x 480, 25fps (sensor output is 25p) (Approx. 4Mbps)


[Full HD] 1,920 x 1,080, 50i (sensor output is 25p) (FSH: 17 Mbps)
[HD] 1,280 x 720, 50p (sensor output is 25p) (SH: 17 Mbps)

Continuous Recordable Time (Motion Image)*

AVCHD with picture quality set to [FSH]: Approx. 130 min with H-FS014042 / Approx. 140 min with H-PS14042 / Approx. 150 min with H-H014

Actual Recordable Time
(Motion Image)*

AVCHD with picture quality set to [FSH]: Approx. 65 min with H-FS014042 / Approx. 70 min with H-PS14042 / Approx. 75 min with H-H014



Contrast AF system

Focus Mode

AFS (Single) / AFF (Flexible) / AFC (Continuous) / MF

AF Mode

Face detection / AF Tracking / 23-area-focusing / 1-area-focusing / Pinpoint
Touch (1-area-focusing in Face detection / AF Tracking / Multi-area-focusing / 1-area-focusing / Pinpoint)

AF Detective Range

EV 0 - 18 (ISO100 equivalent)

AF Assist Lamp


AF Lock

Set the Fn button in custom menu to AF/AE lock or shutter button halfway pressed in AFS mode


Quick AF, Continuous AF (during motion image recording), AF+MF, Touch shutter, Touch MF Assist


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, ISO100 equivalent)

Exposure Mode

Program AE / Aperture Priority AE / Shutter Priority AE / Manual / Auto

ISO Sensitivity
(Standard Output Sensitivity)

Auto / Intelligent ISO / 160 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 / 6400 / 12800 (Changeable to 1/3 EV step)

Exposure Compensation

1/3 EV Step, ±5 EV

AE Lock

Set the Fn button in custom menu to AF/AE lock

AE Bracket

3, 5, 7 frames, in 1/3, 2/3 or 1 EV Step, ±3 EV


White Balance

Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Incandescent / Flash / White Set 1, 2 / Color temperature setting

White Balance Adjustment

Blue/amber bias, Magenta/green bias

Color Temperature Setting

2,500 K - 10,000 K in 100 K

White Balance Bracket

3 exposures in blue/amber axis or in magenta/green axis



Focal-plane shutter

Shutter Speed

Still Images: 1/4,000 - 60 and Bulb (up to approx. 120 seconds)
Motion Image: 1/16,000 - 1/30 (NTSC), 1/16,000 - 1/25 (PAL)

Self Timer

10 sec, 3 images / 2 sec / 10 sec

Remote Control

Remote control with bulb function by DMW-RSL1 (Optional)


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

Video SCN Mode

Portrait / Soft Skin / Scenery / Architecture / Sports / Flower / Food / Objects / Low-light / Party / Sunset
(Activated by selecting Still Image SCN mode then pressing Video Button. Still Image SCN modes without corresponding Video SCN mode is recorded in mode suitable for the recording situation.)


Creative Control

(Still image & Motion image) Expressive / Retro / High Key / Low Key / Sepia / High Dynamic / Toy Effect / Miniature Effect


Burst Speed

SH: 20 frames/sec, H: 4.2 frames/sec (When AFS mode), M: 3 frames/sec (with Live View), L: 2 frames/sec (with Live View)

Number of Recordable Images

9 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)



TTL Built-in-Flash, GN7.6 equivalent (ISO160 · m), Built-in Pop-up

Flash Mode

Auto, Auto / Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On / Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync. / Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off

Synchronization Speed

Less than 1/160 second

Flash Output Adjustment

1/3 EV Step, ± 2 EV

Flash Synchronization

1st Curtain Sync., 2nd Curtain Sync.

Hot Shoe

TTL Auto with FL220 / FL360 / FL500 (Optional)



TFT LCD with Touch panel

Monitor Size

3.0 inch (7.5 cm) / 3:2 Aspect / Wide-viewing angle


460,000 dots

Field of View

Approx. 100%

Monitor Adjustment

Brightness (7 levels), Contrast and Saturation (7 levels), Red tint (7 levels), Blue tint (7 levels)

Live View Functions

Guide Lines (3 patterns)

Real-time Histogram


Additional Zoom Operation

Touch Zoom (when use power zoom lenses*)
*H-PS14042 lens and H-PS45175 lens

Digital Zoom

2x, 4x


Still image: Max. 2x (Not effective with L size recording. Magnification ratio depends on the recording pixels and aspect ratio.)
Motion image: Max. 4.8x (Magnification ratio depends on the recording quality and aspect ratio.)


Yes (Built-in 3 shaft accelerometer sensor)




Fn1, Fn2, Fn3*, Fn4*
*Fn3 and Fn4 are Touch icons on LCD monitor.

One Push AE / Preview / Level Gauge / Focus Area Set / Photo Style / Aspect Ratio / Picture Size / Quality / Metering Mode / Flash / Flash Adjust. / I. Resolution / I. Dynamic / EX. Tele Conv. / Digital Zoom / Stabilizer / Sensitivity / White Balance / AF Mode / Drive Mode / Motion Pic. Set / Picture Mode / Histogram / Guide Line / Rec Area


C1, C2-1/2/3

Yes (Registering personal menu settings)


Playback Mode

Normal playback, 30-thumbnail display, 12-thumbnail display, Calendar display, Zoomed playback (Max. 16x), Slideshow (duration & effect is selectable), Playback Mode (Normal / Picture / Video / 3D Play / Category / Favorite), Title Edit, Text Stamp, Video Divide, Resize, Cropping, Aspect Conversion, Rotate, Rotate Display, Favorite, Print Set, Protect, Face Recognition Edit



Single / Multi, Single in Burst Group / Multi in Burst Group, Cancel


Single / Multi / All / Except Favorite


Direct Print

PictBridge compatible (Print size, Layout and Date settings are selectable)



USB 2.0 High Speed


mini HDMI TypeC
Video: Auto / 1080i / 720p / 480p (576p in PAL system)
Audio: Linear PCM

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.


Remote socket


Stereo, Wind-cut: Off / Auto
Microphone level adjustable: Lv1 / Lv2 / Lv3 / Lv4




OSD Language

English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Russian, Chinese (Traditional), Chinese (Simplified), Dutch, Thai, Korean, Turkish, Portuguese, Arabic, Persian, Japanese, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Greek, Vietnamese
*Check the website of the Panasonic sales company in your country or region for details on the OSD languages on the products that are available in your market.



Li-ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1,010mAh) (Included)
Battery Charger

Battery Life (CIPA Standard**)

Approx. 300 images with H-FS014042
Approx. 310 images with H-PS14042
Approx. 340 images with H-H014


Dimensions (W x H x D)

116.3 x 67.8 x 39.4 mm / 4.58 x 2.67 x 1.55 inch (excluding protrusions)


Approx. 318g / 11.22 oz (SD card, Battery, Body)
Approx. 272g / 9.59 oz (Body only)
Approx. 373g / 13.16 oz (SD card, Battery, H-H014 lens included)
Approx. 413g / 14.59 oz (SD card, Battery, H-PS14042 lens included)
Approx. 483g / 17.04 oz (SD card, Battery, H-FS014042 lens included)


Operating Temperature

0 °C to 40 °C (32 °F to 104 °F)

Operating Humidity

10%RH to 80%RH



PHOTOfunSTUDIO 7.0 HD Edition, 
SILKYPIX® Developer Studio 3.1 SE, 
LoiLoScope (trial version), 
USB Driver

Standard Accessories

Battery Charger, Body Cap, USB Connection Cable, Shoulder Strap, CD-ROM

- These are standard times taken at a temperature of 23 °C (73.4 °F) and a humidity of 50%RH.
- The time available for recording varies depending on the environment, the interval between recordings, and the manner of use.
- Actual recordable time is the time available for recording when repeating actions such as switching the power supply [ON] / [OFF], starting/stopping recording, zoom operation etc.

• Continuous recording exceeding 4GB or 29 minutes 59 seconds is not possible when recording MP4. Remaining time for continuous recording is displayed on the screen.
• Use a card with SD Speed Class with "Class 4" or higher when recording motion pictures
* SD Speed Class is the speed standard regarding continuous writing.

**Recording conditions by CIPA standard
- CIPA is an abbreviation of [Camera & Imaging Products Association].
- Temperature: 23 °C (73.4 °F) / Humidity: 50%RH when LCD monitor is on.
- Using a Panasonic SD Memory Card (32 MB).
- Using the supplied battery.
- Starting recording 30 seconds after the camera is turned on. (When the optical image stabilizer function is set to [ON].)
- Recording once every 30 seconds with full flash every second recording.
- Rotating the zoom lever from Tele to Wide or vice versa in every recording.
- Turning the camera off every 10 recordings and leaving it until the temperature of the battery decreases.
- The number of recordable pictures decreases in Auto Power LCD Mode and Power LCD Mode.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Digital Camera – Body
Battery Charger
Body Cap
USB Cable
Shoulder Strap
Instruction Manual
Software Suite CD-ROM - PHOTOfunSTUDIO 7.0 HD Edition, SILKYPIX® Developer Studio 3.1 SE, LoiLoScope (trial version), USB Driver

Manufacturer Warranty

This product comes with a

12month Australian warranty

from Panasonic Australia

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* Dispatch timeframes are indications only and may vary for multiple quantities. Timeframes are updated regularly during normal business hours.