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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 Digital Camera

16 Megapixels16 MegapixelsElectronic View FinderElectronic View FinderHigh ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.High ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.Continuous DriveContinuous DriveFull 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more.Full 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringAccepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.

Model Specifications

BrandPanasonic ModelLumix DMC-G3
Sensor 16 Megapixels CMOS Sensor Size 17 x 13mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 4:3 Aspect-Ratio
StabilizationNo Dust-ReductionYes
Sensitivity ISO 160 - 6400 Shutter-Speed 1/4000 - 60s, bulb up to 2m
Lens MountMicro Four-Thirds MountCrop Factor2X
Filter DiameterN /A Focus System 23-point Contrast-Detect, Assist-lamp *Tracking AF-C, Touch-Focus
Viewfinder Type Built-in EVF Viewfinder Size 0.44" 1.4 Megapixels 100% Coverage
Display Attachment Rotating Display Size 3" LCD 460K Pixels 100% Coverage *2-Axis color calibration, Adjustable contrast & saturation
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M, B Scene Modes16Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Architecture, Sports, Peripheral Defocus, Flower, Food, Objects, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Illuminations, Baby, Pet, Party, Sunset
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot Bracketing 7 Shots ±1 EV
Exposure Compensation ±5 EV, 1/3 EV Flash Compensation ±2 EV, 1/3
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning 2 Axis, 19 steps
Continuous Drive 4 FPS, Unlimited JPEG, 7 RAW *No Live-View @ 4 FPS, only 3 FPS or less. 20 FPS @ 4 MP. Self Timer Yes *2s, 10s, 3 Frames @ 10s
Command Dials 1 DOF Preview No
Protection Dust Reduction Yes
Digital Level Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Wired Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR No Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG RAW Flash Ports Hot-Shoe
Built-In Flash YesSelectable 1st or 2nd curtain sync. (GN 10) Flash Sync 1/160s
Video Capture 1920x1080 @ 30 FPS 16:9 *1080p & 720p Stored as 60i or 50i from 30 or 25 FPS capture.M-JPEG 848x480 @ 30 FPS Video. Wind-filter, 4 audio levels. Sound Input
Video Format AVHDC WiFi No
Memory Secure Digital Extended Capacity GPS No
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 270 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2011-05-13, DiscontinuedYES Construction Standard
Size 115 x 84 x 47mm (W x H x D) Weight 336g

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Panasonic DMC-G3 Facts

Mirrorless digital camera
16 Megapixels Mirrorless (SLD)ISO 160-6400
Micro Four-Thirds Mount
2X FLM

Sensor-Size: 17 x 13mm

Four-Thirds Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

Shutter 1/4000-60s
0.44" Built-in EVF 1.4 MegapixelsFull manual controls, including Manual Focus
Built-in Dust ReductionCustom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning
4 FPS Drive, Unlimited ImagesSpot-Metering
1920x1080 @ 30 FPS Video RecordingHot-Shoe
3" LCD 460K PixelsLithium-Ion
Secure Digital Extended Capacity
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