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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3


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Manufacturer Panasonic
Model name Lumix DMC-G3
Date announced 2011-05-12
MSRP $699
Street price $699  See all prices
Official site Lumix DMC-G3 Homepage
 
Camera type Mirrorless interchangeable lens camera
Sensor size (type) 17.3 x 13.0 mm (Live MOS)
Max still resolution 4592 x 3448 (16 Megapixel)
 
Zoom capability N/A
Focal length
(35mm equivalent)
N/A
Max aperture N/A
Lens mount
(D-SLR/ILC only)
Micro Four Thirds
Crop factor
(D-SLR/ILC only)
2.0x
Autofocus Yes
AF-assist lamp Yes
Image stabilization
(Optical only)
No
Macro (min distance) N/A
 
Built-in flash Yes
External flash support Yes
Supports conversion lenses No
Supports underwater case No
 
LCD size 3.0"
LCD resolution 460,000 pixels
LCD position Rotating
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder mag.
(D-SLR only)
1.4x
Viewfinder coverage 100%
 
Manual controls Exposure compensation, shutter speed, aperture, white balance, focus
ISO range 160/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400
RAW/TIFF support RAW
 
Movie mode (format) Yes (AVCHD)
Max movie resolution 1920 x 1080
Sound in movies Yes (Stereo)
Zoom usable in movies Yes
 
Storage method SD/SDHC/SDXC card (no card included)
Shop for memory cards
Storage capacity
(out of the box)
N/A
 
Battery used DMW-BLD10 (1)
Shop for extra batteries
Battery life
(CIPA standard)
270 shots
 
Video output Yes
HDMI output Yes
USB output Yes (2.0)
 
Dimensions
(W x H x D)
4.5 x 3.3 x 1.8 in (114.3 x 83.8 x 45.7 mm)
Weight (empty) 11.9 oz (336 g)
 
Included software PhotoFunStudio 6.2 HD, SilkyPix Developer Studio 3.1 SE
 
Misc. notes Follow-up to the DMC-G2 features a smaller body, a new sensor, faster autofocus, Full HD video recording, and an enhanced Intelligent Auto mode. Touchscreen LCD. Comes in black, red, brown, and white. Body only kit (in black only) will be $100 less.
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