LCD and Viewfinder
Panasonic GH1 has a Fully Articulated 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 460k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
For those of you who loves shooting self portraits or group photos, Panasonic GH1 will make your life easier with its Selfie friendly
GH1 has a built-in Electronic viewfinder. The viewfinder has a coverage of 100%. 100% coverage ensures that what you see in the viewfinder while shooting matches exactly what you will get later in your image, helping accurate framing your shots and minimizes the need for cropping images later.
Max Shutter speed
Panasonic GH1 can shoot continuously at max speed of 3 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec.
GH1 has a built-in flash, and it also has a flash shoe to mount your external flashes too.
Panasonic GH1 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system.
With Panasonic GH1, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 60 fps and save in and AVCHD formats. Full HD resolution of Panasonic GH1 will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video.
GH1 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a None speaker.
Panasonic GH1 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Mirrorless camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Sony Alpha A7 II or Panasonic Lumix DC-G9 in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
You can connect GH1 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Panasonic GH1 is powered by a proprietary battery which provides a shooting life of 320 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Mirrorless type cameras is 354 shots, its battery life is about average in its class but it would still be wise to invest in some spare batteries for long photo trips.
Battery Life Comparison in Semi-Pro Mirrorless Cameras
Panasonic GH3 with its 540shots is the model with longest battery life among Semi-Pro Mirrorless cameras. Check the comparison of Panasonic GH1 vs Panasonic GH3 or take a look at Longest Battery Life Mirrorless cameras list.
Panasonic GH1 Features Compared to Main Competitors
Current Lowest price for Panasonic GH1 is $949.00