Cheapest out there by far - found it at a Currys near me.
You pay £379 in store and get £50 back from Panasonic
Cheaper then Canon 1000D and Nikon D3000!!
I bought it at £489 so am really UNHAPPY!!!
Here is the blurb:
Enjoy all the power and versatility of a DSLR camera in one compact body with the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 Black Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera + 14-45mm Panasonic Zoom Lens. Experience high quality, professional looking photography without becoming weighed down.
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 boasts plenty of advanced technology to assist you in your photography. For example, iA (Intelligent Auto) Mode incorporates Face Detection technology (where the camera detects faces within the frame and automatically optimises exposure and focusing), as well as AF Tracking - which helps you to keep moving subjects in sharp focus.
Utilising Contrast Detection AF, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 lets you choose between the versatility of a 23-point AF area or precise 1-point single area focusing. When it comes to composing your photos, you can either make use of the luxury 3" LCD display, or send the image to the high resolution 1,440,000 dot Live View Finder.
The award-winning Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 also sports a built-in dust reduction scheme, which may save you many laborious hours of cloning in Photoshop!
The lens included with the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 has an equivalent (35mm) focal length of 28-90mm, which makes it ideal for shooting anything from a sweeping vista to a high quality close-up portrait. This premium quality LUMIX G VARIO 14-45mm/F3.5-5.6 ASPH./MEGA O.I.S. lens also boasts built-in image stabilisation, which helps you to take sharp handheld pictures even in relatively low light.
If you want to move into the world of professional looking photography but retain the usability and portable nature of a compact digital, then the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 Black Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera + 14-45mm Panasonic Zoom Lens is the perfect choice.