Panasonic Lumix GX1, is going to be a best seller like the GF1 was in it's time

Started Nov 7, 2011 | Discussions thread
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Re: Most ugly camera since I am into digital...
In reply to peppermonkey, Nov 7, 2011

My first thought when I saw the GX1 preview at Imaging-Resource was: hey, that's an Olympus E-PL1 (or 2)!

Seriously - maybe the GX1 is a bit classier looking - matter of taste - and better built. But the main features are practically identical. (pop-up flash, EVF add-on takes up hotshoe, few buttons on back (though better chosen), retro shape and handgrip...)

To me, this looks like Panasonic giving Olympus the sincerest form of flattery.

peppermonkey wrote:

Lol, though I must admit I agree, Oly E-Px are all beautiful cameras, but the E-PLx lines
do look decidedly cheap to me.

After the E-Px line, I do think the GF1 and GX1 come next when it comes to the looks department. Form wise, well, sorry, the Panny lines tramples the pen lines

Course, that's ALL my PERSONAL opinion which, unfortunately, it's worth much lol

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My cameras: GF1, TZ3, Konica Auto S2, K1000, Yashica Electro 35 GX and my wife's old K110D

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