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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3


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Manufacturer Panasonic
Model name Lumix DMC-GF3
Date announced 2011-06-13
MSRP $599
Street price $473  See all prices
Official site Lumix DMC-GF3 Homepage
 
Camera type Mirrorless interchangeable lens camera
Sensor size (type) 17.3 x 13.0 mm (Live MOS)
Max still resolution 4000 x 3000 (12 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 No
Supports conversion lenses No
Supports underwater case No
 
LCD size 3.0"
LCD resolution 460,000 pixels
LCD position Fixed
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder mag.
(D-SLR only)
N/A
Viewfinder coverage N/A
 
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
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-BLE9 (1)
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Battery life
(CIPA standard)
320 shots
 
Video output Yes
HDMI output Yes
USB output Yes (2.0)
 
Dimensions
(W x H x D)
4.2 x 2.6 x 1.3 in (106.7 x 66.0 x 33.0 mm)
Weight (empty) 7.8 oz (222 g)
 
Included software PhotoFunStudio 6.2 HD Edition, SilkyPix Developer Studio 3.1 SE, Super LoiloScope Trial
 
Misc. notes Ultra-compact follow-up to the DMC-GF2 loses the hot shoe, accessory port, and stereo microphone, but retains the same sensor, touchscreen LCD, and basic feature set. Includes an F3.5-5.6, 14 - 42 mm IS lens. Also available with an F2.5, 14 mm pancake lens for $100 more, or the new F3.5-5.6, 14 - 42 mm power zoom lens for $150 more. Comes in black, white, red, and brown.
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