Feature1: The power of natural representation
A super wide-angle high performance 24-72 mm/f2.5 (wide) - f4.4(telephoto) zoom lens with superb optical performance comparing favorably to SLR interchangeable lenses. Attach the unique tilting electronic viewfinder, linked to the focal distance to zoom and frame your subject with the feel of an SLR or medium format camera and add GX200 host of versatile accessories to enter a wider realm of creative photography. For the photographer who knows the depth and joy of photographic expression, the GX200 transcends the limitations of a compact camera.
Evolved 24-72 mm zoom lens for controlling flare.
The optical 3x super-wide zoom lens, effectively controls curvature aberration, boasts superior resolution and high contrast.
It is the "eye" of the GX200, achieving both compactness and depiction ability at a high level by employing aspheric, special low-dispersion glass and high refractive index low-dispersion lens elements.
Through fine tuning, it controls flare that can occur when shooting backlit subjects compared to GX100.
Superior optical performance is exhibited regardless of lighting conditions and focal length.
A new imaging engine with great resolution and greatly reduced noise.
Sharp images all the way to the picture's edge with natural gradations and coloration even in high-sensitivity shooting situations: that is the power of the Smooth Imaging Engine III image processor. With thorough noise reduction measures in both its circuit design and algorithms, the GX200 effectively eliminates noise without sacrificing resolution or saturation.
Effective 12 megapixel CCD boasting high resolution and a high S/N ratio.
A 1/1.7" CCD with 12 megapixels faithfully reproduces the world as seen. The result is superb images high in resolution and low in noise, with rich gradation expression from highlight to shadow.
Noise reduction setting switched depending on sensitivity.
The noise reduction function can switch settings according to the shooting environment. Since the noise reduction can be set to turn on at a specific ISO sensitivity level-such as ON for ISO401 and above-noise reduction can be fine tuned to the photographer's style.
For easy close-ups, the macro function shoots as close as 1 cm.
The macro function brings the camera to the subject, with a minimum distance of 1 cm in wide angle and 4 cm in telephoto. Not just point and shoot those flowers and insects large, the GX200 offers a wide range of creative intentions, such as emphasizing perspective using wide-macro and making the theme conspicuous by blurring the background using tele-macro. There is also a zoom macro capability for greater magnification than is possible with standard macro functions. Convenient for fine tuning focus and exposure when a tripod is used, the AE/AF target shift function greatly expands the pleasures of close-up photography.
AE/AF target shift that allows for creative flexibility.
The AE/AF target can be shifted in both macro and normal shooting. Focusing and exposure setting can be done independently by shifting either the AE or AF target to the position anywhere on the screen you want it. And spot AE at the focused position is also possible by shifting the AE and AF targets simultaneously. This function comes in handy when the camera is fixed to a tripod.