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LUMIX G Micro System Camera GF2 - The Worlds Smallest* Digital Interchangeable Lens Camera with Ease of Operation & High Image Quality

The DMC-GF2 is the worlds smallest* digital interchangeable lens camera with built-in flash, featuring a touch-screen operation. While shooting, you can operate the auto focus and shutter release at the same time with just a touch. While playing back, you can quickly select an image to view by scrolling images. In the iA (Intelligent Auto) Mode, 7 detection functions work automatically and simultaneously to optimise your settings, making it easier than ever to take beautiful images every time.

The 4/3-type 12.1-megapixel Live MOS sensor offers the best of both worlds – the superior image quality of a CCD sensor, and the lower power consumption of a CMOS sensor. The Venus Engine FHD features advanced signal processing capabilities in both photo and movie recording. With the advanced noise reduction system, you can capture beautiful images even when shooting at high ISO sensitivity levels. The Intelligent Resolution technology is another feature of the Venus Engine FHD. The DMC-GF2 also features accurate, fast contrast AF system.

The DMC-GF2 can record full-HD 1920 x 1080 movies in AVCHD format with high sound quality of Dolby® Digital Stereo Creator. A dedicated button on the top lets you instantly start recording movies without any having to make any extra settings. The popular iA Mode is available in motion image recording. The Touch AF in movie recording lets you enjoy professional-like rack focusing. The DMC-GF2 can save a frame of movie as photo during playback. With the Video Divide function, you can divide a single video into two parts using only the camera.

The DMC-GF2 features the My Colour Mode with a total of 8 preset modes, including the Cinema Mode that gives the movie cinema-like gradation. In iA Mode and the My Colour Mode, the range of defocus can be adjusted by just moving the slider with your finger. The DMC-GF2 provides a total of 17 Scene Modes, and most of these modes can be used when shooting movies too. With the Full-time Live View function, you can see how these settings will affect the images before they shoot, which makes it easier to capture the exact mood or atmosphere desired.

Both photos and movies on SD Memory Cards are easy to view on a Panasonic VIERA TV with dynamic HD resolution. You simply insert the card into the VIERA Image Viewer on a VIERA TV or DIGA Blu-ray DiscTM Player to play the content. Alternatively, an optional HDMI mini cable can be used to output photos and movies recorded with the DMC-GF2 directly to the TV for easy VIERA Link operation. Pictures taken with the interchangeable 3D lens LUMIX G 12.5mm / F12 can be viewed in 3D via the 3D Image Viewer offering you a whole new exciting experience.

DMC-GF2 is available in three kit combinations : DMC-GF2CEB (DMC-GF2 camera body + 14mm lens), DMC-GF2KEB (DMC-GF2 camera body + 14-42mm lens) and DMC-GF2WEB (DMC-GF2 camera body + 14mm & 14-42mm lenses)

*For an interchangeable lens system camera with a built-in flash as of 4th November 2010.

Type               Digital interchangeable lens system camera

Recording media SD memory card, SDHC memory card, SDXC memory card

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

Lens Mount     Micro Four Thirds mount




Type                            Live MOS Sensor

Total pixels                   13.06 Megapixels

Camera effective pixels 12.10 Megapixels

Colour filter                  Primary colour filter

Dust reduction system   Supersonic wave filter



My Colour Mode (Still image & Movie) Expressive/Retro/Pure/Elegant/Cinema/Monochrome/Dynamic Art/Silhouette/Custom (Saturation/Brightness/Saturation/ Contrast adjustable)




Recording file format Still Image: JPEG (DCF, Exif 2.3), RAW, DPOF compatible / MPO (When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds standard) / Motion Image: AVCHD / QuickTime Motion JPEG

Aspect ratio  4:3, 3:2, 16:9, 1:1

Image quality RAW, RAW+Fine, RAW+Standard, Fine, Standard, MPO+Fine, MPO+Standard (with 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds System standard)

Colour Space sRGB, Adobe RGB


File size(Pixels)

Motion Image (AVCHD : NTSC) [Full HD] 1920×1080, 60i (sensor output is 30p) (FSH:17Mbps, FH:13Mbps) *2. / [HD] 1280 x 720, 60p (sensor output is 30p)(SH:17Mbps, H:13Mbps) *2.

Motion Image (AVCHD : PAL) [Full HD] 1920×1080, 50i (sensor output is 25p) (FSH:17Mbps, FH:13Mbps) *2. / [HD] 1280 x 720, 50p (sensor output is 25p)(SH:17Mbps, H:13Mbps) *2.

Still Image     [4:3] 4000x3000(L) / 2816x2112(M) / 2048x1536(S) / 1600x1200(When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Third System standard) / [3:2] 4000x2672(L) / 2816x1880(M) / 2048x1360(S) / 1600x1064(When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Third System standard) / [16:9] 4000x2248(L) / 2816x1584(M) / 1920x1080(S) / 1600x904(When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Third System standard) / [1:1] 2992 x 2992 (L) / 2112 x 2112 (M) / 1504 x 1504 (S) / 1440x1440(When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Third System standard)

Motion Image (Motion JPEG) [4:3] QVGA : 320 x 240, 30fps / VGA : 640 x 480, 30fps *1. / [16:9] WVGA : 848 x 480, 30fps *1. / [HD] 1280 x 720, 30fps *1.

Continuous recordable time (Motion images) AVCHD with picture quality set to [FSH]: Approx. 120 min with H-FS014042 / Approx. 130 min with H-H014 / Motion Jpeg with picture quality set to [HD]: Approx. 130 min with H-FS014042 / Approx. 140 min with H-H014

Actual recordable time (Motion images) AVCHD with picture quality set to [FSH]: Approx. 60 min with H-FS014042 / Approx. 70 min with H-H014 / Motion Jpeg with picture quality set to [HD]: Approx. 65 min with H-FS014042 / Approx. 75 min with H-H014




Type     Contrast AF system

Focus mode AFS/ AFC/ MF

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

AF detective range EV 0 - 18 (ISO 100)

AF assist lamp YES

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

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




ISO sensitivity (Standard Output Sensitivity) Auto / Intelligent ISO / 100/200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 / 6400

Light metering system                144-zone multi-pattern sensing system

Light metering mode                  Intelligent Multiple / Centre Weighted / Spot

Metering range                          EV 0 - 18 (F2.0 lens, ISO 100)

Exposure mode                          Program AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual,

Exposure compensation              1/3EV Step ±3EV

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

AE bracket                                3,5 frame, in 1/3 or 2/3 EV Step, ±4/3 EV




White balance    Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Halogen / Flash / White Set 1, 2 / Colour temperature setting

White balance adjustment Blue/amber bias, Magenta/green bias

Colour temperature setting 2500-10000K in 100K

White balance bracket 3 exposures in blue/ amber axis or in magenta/ green axis




Shutter speed Still Images: 1/4000 ~ 60

Type         Focal-plane shutter

Self timer  10sec, 3 images/ 2sec / 10sec




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

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 mode suitable for the recording situation.)




Burst speed H: 3.2 frames/sec, M: 2.5 frames/sec (with Live View), L: 2 frames/sec (with Live View)

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)



Type                TTL Built-in-Flash, GN6 equivalent (ISO 100 ·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 synchronization 1st. Curtain Sync

Hot shoe          TTL Auto with FL220/FL360/FL500 (Optional)




Type                   TFT LCD with Touch panel

Monitor size         3.0inch / 3:2 Aspect / Wide-viewing angle

Pixels                  460K dots

Filed of view        Approx. 100%

Monitor adjustment Brightness (7 levels), Colour (7 levels)




Extra Tele Conversion Still image: Max.2x (Not effective with L size recording. Magnification ratio depends on the recording pixels and aspect ratio.) / Motion image: 3.1x (SH/H in AVCHD and HD/WVGA in Motion JPEG), 4.2x (VGA/QVGA in Motion JPEG)

Digital zoom 2x, 4x

Extra optical zoom Guide Lines (3 patterns) / Real-time Histogram




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




Protection Single / Multi or Cancel

Erase Single / Multi / All / Except Favourite




Direct Print PictBridge compatible Print size, Layout, Date setting are selectable )




Microphone Stereo, Wind-cut: Off / Low / Standard / High / Microphone level adjustable: Lv1 / Lv2 / Lv3 / Lv4