Panasonic DMC-GH1 Goes to Japan First.

The parade of interchangeable-lens cams that can shoot HD video just keeps marching along. The next float comes from Panasonic who have have equipped their latest micro four thirds rig, the DMC-GH1, with the ability to shoot footage at 1080p. Its HD-capable Rebel T1i.

The parade of interchangeable-lens cams that can shoot HD video just keeps marching along. The next float comes from Panasonic who have have equipped their latest micro four thirds rig, the DMC-GH1, with the ability to shoot footage at 1080p. It's slated to drop in Japan on April 24th, equipped with a 14-140mm lens for 150,000 Yen. That's roughly $1,500, or about $600 more than Canon's HD-capable Rebel T1i. That seems a little pricy for a camera geared more toward casual users, but maybe the utility of having high-quality video can help it replace both your old still and video cameras. At least it comes with a snazzy red body that's a lot more festive than the camo green Pentax K2000 we saw a few days ago.