Panasonic GH1 gets a price: It's high
The long-awaited video-capable hybrid from Panasonic goes on sale at $1,499.
When Panasonic announced its video-capable follow-up to its
Given that J&R doesn't generally offer the deepest discounts and that theisn't really shipping yet so competitive pricing hasn't kicked in, I expect the street price to be closer to $1,299--still pretty pricey, even with the bundled 14-140mm (28-280mm equivalent) lens.
Then again, it's a new technology and probably a new market segment, so who knows what price the market will bear. The question is, would you pay that much, assuming the photo quality and performance can match a similarly priced dSLR?