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The Panasonic G1 feels just like a mini DSLR, which is very nice for anyone who shoots primarily with a DSLR and just wants a smaller and more compact camera. However, usability does suffer from not having separate dials for aperture and shutter speed (I shoot on manual a lot). Most users won’t mind and the Q. Menu setting works very efficiently (relatively speaking).
Although the G1 is not cute and visually appealing as the Olympus E-P1, operationally it worked very well indeed, and I greatly preferred it as a functional camera over the E-P1.
On a gram-accurate scale: G1 + battery + SDHC card + 14-45 lens with cap + strap —
675 grams, or 1.5 pounds.
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