Panasonic G3 review

An advanced GF2, or a slim-line G2?

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Product Type
Mirrorless Camera
Battery Size Supported
Proprietary Battery Size
Maximum Video Resolution
1920 x 1080
Effective Camera Resolution
16 Megapixel
USB
Yes
Wide Angle
Yes
PictBridge
Yes
Product Family
Lumix G
Image Stabilization
Optical
Colour
Black
Optical Zoom
3x
Digital Zoom
2x
Brand Name
Panasonic
Features
External Flash Shoe, Face Detection, Self-timer, Continuous Shooting Mode, Live View
Screen Size
7.6 cm (3")
Video Formats
QuickTime Motion JPEG
Viewfinder Type
Electronic
Weight (Approximate)
336 g
Minimum Focus Distance
300 mm
Maximum Image Resolution
4592 x 3448
Maximum Frame Rate
60 fps
Number of Batteries Supported
1
Battery Built-in
No
Battery Rechargeable
Yes
Battery Included
Yes
Display Screen Type
LCD
Image Sensor Type
Live MOS
Total Camera Resolution
16.7 Megapixel
HDMI
Yes
Camera Assembly
Body with Lens Kit
HD Movie Mode
Yes
Memory Card Supported
Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
Height
160.3 mm
Width
192.1 mm
Depth
145.3 mm
Autofocus Points
23
Product Series
G
Focal Length
14 mm to 42 mm (Lens 1)
Image Formats
JPEG, RAW
Focus Modes
Auto, Manual
Manufacturer
Panasonic
Product Model
DMC-G3
Product Name
Lumix DMC-G3 Mirrorless Camera
Product Line
Lumix
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
DMC-G3KK
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.panasonic.co.uk
Marketing Information

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 offers the benefits of a DSLR interchangeable lens system camera with a point-and-shoot cameras compactness, light weight and simplicity. This reduction in size and weight is thanks to advancements in mirror-free viewfinder technology, and large DSLR format sensors that are more compatible with a new class of compact Micro Four Thirds (MFT) System lenses. This new class of Compact System Cameras (CSC) offers a weight and compactness not seen in traditional DSLRs, for greater portability and creative control. The DMC-G3 image resolution has been upgraded to 16.0 Megapixels from it predecessor the DMC-G2.

Battery Life
270 Shot
Display Resolution
460000 Pixel
Built-in Devices
Microphone, Speaker
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