Despite its high functional performance for ultimate picture quality, the new DMC-GM1 boasts outstandingly compact profile which is made possible by a lot of ingenious inventions for downsizing. Every exterior part is decently designed to details, giving the camera sleek, stylish look and feel. It gives you more luxury experience than a camera can do once it belongs to you. The DMC-GM1 - the camera that turns the moments in life into "Art".
A lightweight, durable magnesium alloy frame brings ruggedness to the compact size to provide flexible shooting.
The DMC-GM1 comes equipped with decently designed parts including aluminum dial, button, and lever or high quality artificial leather grip. Especially the combination with the newly released digital interchangeable lens LUMIX G VARIO 12-32mm / F3.5-5.6 ASPH. / MEGA O.I.S. (H-FS12032) makes perfect match which even satisfies trend-sensitive users to carry around stylishly.
On the other hand, the DMC-GM1 allows attachment of Hand Grip DMW-HGR1 (sold separately for K kit) to enhance strength of gripping.
The touch-control system integrated in the 3.0-inch large approx.1036K-dot high resolution monitor immediately lets you set focus to the subject by just touching it on the screen and you can even release the shutter.
Despite its ultra compact profile, the DMC-GM1 integrates built-in flash (GN5.6 ISO200･m / GN4.0 ISO100･m) which is enough useful for daily snapshots.
This mode switches shutter from mechanical to electronic and turns all sound (AF, operation) off while suppress emission of AF assist lamp and flash with just a single setting for special shooting occasions.
The Level Gauge lets the camera detect the horizontal / vertical angle of view with its internal level working with the acceleration sensor. Photos shot in a portrait aspect will be automatically displayed vertically whatever lens is used.