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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 Digital Camera

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MILC 16.05MP 0.2x Oct 2013
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Twenty-One Industry Awards

This bridge camera digital camera is one of the most highly awarded by experts in digital cameras of all the bridge cameras that were launched more than a year ago.

The reviewers at CNET.com.au, Photoreview.com.au, Hardwarezone.com.sg, Tbreak.ae and Reviewed.com all decided that this digital camera was superb and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

The reviewers at Ephotozine, PhotographyBlog.com, Camera Labs, Lydogbilde.no and Ljudochbild.se all said that this camera was very good and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

The writers at Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Digitallife.se, Akam.no and Hardwarezone.com.ph all said that concluded that they would endorse this Panasonic camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The reviewers at two more expert review sites both wrote that this camera was marvellous and gave it one of their highest awards. This Panasonic camera received a "Gold" award from both What Digital Camera and DP Review.

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Good Expert Reviews

This Panasonic digital camera has an average expert rating of 88% based on fourty-three expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review and Ephotozine. Experts think this bridge camera digital camera is one of the very best cameras of this spec and age.

User Reviews Are Excellent

Lumix DMC-GH3 owners on average rated this digital camera as excellent. If all the digital cameras that have been around for more than a year are ranked by average user review score then this camera is in the top 8%.

Good Quality Pictures

A few Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 reviewers who purchased it considered that it was able to produce good images. Goodgearguide.com.au said “If you use them correctly, you'll end up with images that are clean, highly detailed” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk wrote “Highly accomplished for photos and in a league of its own for video” in their review. Expert website Luminous-Landscape.com mentioned in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 four years ago “That camera went on to become a favourite among both still photographers and videographers” .

A few people considered that this digital camera had a good image sensor. Luminous-Landscape.com said four years ago “Excellent EVF with EyeStart sensor” in their review of this digital camera.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 reviewer who purchased the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 reckoned that it had a good ISO range. Ephotozine.com mentioned on Ephotozine “Have posted sample photos from our studio showing the full ISO range and different white balance settings”.

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Good Video Capture

Eighteen people said in their reviews that the product was good for video recording. Expert website Videomaker.com said three years ago “The GH3 produces exceptional images, both still and video, with excellent color reproduction” in their review. Pcmag.com mentioned on expert website PC Mag “The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 is an excellent camera for video enthusiasts.” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 review. Four years ago Ephotozine.com gave the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 a rating of 5 stars and wrote on expert website Ephotozine “Has an extensive range of useful photographic and video upgrades in comparison to previou”.

Good Size

Some customers who bought it mentioned that it was compact. Expert review site Whatdigitalcamera.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Say the words Compact System Camera and some of the first thoughts that pop into most people's minds are a camera that's smaller, lighter”. Whatdigitalcamera.com also mentioned “Panasonic produce various examples of compact models in its Lumix lineup bu”. Also four years ago expert website Photographyblog.com wrote “The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 is a new compact system camera that promises to offer both high-quality still images” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3.

Some customers who purchased it thought it was a good body shape. Ephotozine.com wrote on expert website Ephotozine “The Panasonic Lumix GH3 with a rugged weather sealed body and Digital SLR styling”. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote on Expert Reviews “With its larger, weather-sealed magnesium alloy body, vast array of buttons” in their review of this digital camera. Popphoto.com said three years ago “Rugged body” in their review.

One person said in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. Luminous-Landscape.com said in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 review “Solid, sealed metal construction without the camera becoming too heavy”.

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Good Product Quality

Some Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 reviewers who bought the product agreed that it was good quality. Expert review site Digitalversus.com scored this digital camera 5 stars and mentioned “It delivers excellent image quality in both photo” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3. Luminous-Landscape.com mentioned four years ago “Sensational video quality” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3. Luminous-Landscape.com also mentioned “Good stills image quality”.

Robust

A number of customers who reviewed the product concluded that it was well made. Goodgearguide.com.au gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote on expert website Good Gear Guide.com.au “It's solidly built, has a dazzling array of direct control buttons”. Neocamera.com mentioned “This digital camera is built around a 16 megapixels Four-Thirds sensor with an maximum ISO of 25600, 6 FPS full-resolution output” in their review and gave the product a rating of 4 stars. Expert review site Itproportal.com scored this digital camera 80 out of 100 and said “It is exceptionally well made, with a strong weather-resistant” in their review of this digital camera.

Several people who bought the product thought it was strong and durable. Pocket-Lint.com scored the product 80 out of 100 and wrote on expert website Pocket Lint “The rugged and splash-proof GH3 also throws in more video capture options than you can shake a stick at” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

A few Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 reviewers who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it had an electronic viewfinder. Four years ago Techradar.com mentioned “The Panasonic GH3 offers all modern conveniences we want in a digital compact system camera these days; a decent EVF” in their review. Expert website Neocamera.com said “The built-in EVF has been upgraded to 1.7” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 review.

One person who reviewed it concluded that it had a good screen.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 owner mentioned in their reviews that it was mirrorless. Reviewed.com mentioned in their review “Our time with the Panasonic GH3 convinced us that it's the best mirrorless system camera to date” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

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Good Quality Lens

A few Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 owners said in their reviews that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 had a good autofocus. Four years ago Luminous-Landscape.com said “Very fast autofocus” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3.

Several customers wrote that the product had a good zoom. Expert review site Photoreview.com.au said in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 review “G X Vario 35-100mm f/2.8 ASPH premium-quality, fast zoom lenses, which have du”. Itwire.com mentioned “The best Compact System Zoom lens” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 reviewer who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good lens. Expert review site Tbreak.ae wrote “The simple fact that it’s Micro Four Thirds also means that not only are the compact lens selection great.”.

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Good Brand

Based on 7,428 expert and owner reviews, Panasonic has good ratings for its cameras. Panasonic also has good ratings specifically within its bridge cameras range compared to other brands.

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Easy to Use

Some people thought it was easy to use. One customer who bought this digital camera reckoned that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Expert website Whatdigitalcamera.com wrote “With a larger handgrip, improved arrangement of buttons, bigger battery”.

Good Technical Features

Several Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 reviewers who bought it said that it had good features. Photographyblog.com mentioned on PhotographyBlog.com “The exciting GH3 features Full 1080p HD video with bit rates up to 72Mbps”. Expert website Pocket-Lint.com rated the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 4 stars and said “Packed with features, exceptional on the video capture front.” in their review. Expert review site Techradar.com/au/ wrote in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 “The compact system camera doesn't have a few key features, such as zebras to highlight over-”.

Nice Design

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was good looking. Ephotozine.com mentioned “With weather sealing and an SLR like styling, Panasonic are keen to emphasis this is a new DSLM (Digital - Single - Lens - Mirrorless) Camera, rather than just” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3. Four years ago expert review site Reviewed.com said in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 review “The Olympus OM-D E-M5 has incredible styling and control.”.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 owner who reviewed the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 wrote that it was a good design. Pcmag.com wrote on expert website PC Mag “It's a 16-megapixel design that is quite popular for videographers.”.

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Good Flash

Several customers reckoned that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 had a good flash. Expert website Reviewed.com wrote four years ago “A built-in flash” and scored the product 5 stars. Reviewed.com also mentioned “The GH3 is Panasonic's flagship Micro Four Thirds camera, offering a DSLR-like form factor, built-in flash, large grip”.

Good Support

One person who reviewed this digital camera thought it had good technical guidance. Expert review site Techradar.com/au/ said “Buying Guide Best compact system camera Panasonic is clearly going for the serious filmmaker market with the Panasonic GH3” in their review and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

Good Battery Life

One customer who bought the product reckoned that it had a good battery life.

Good Connectivity

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 owner said that this digital camera was good in terms of connectivity. Four years ago expert review site Techradar.com mentioned “An articulating capacitive touchscreen, Wi-Fi connectivity and a fast autofocus system” and gave the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 a rating of 5 stars.

One person considered that this digital camera was wifi compatible. Luminous-Landscape.com wrote “Comprehensive Wi-Fi settings and extensive control” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3.

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3D Compatible

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 is 3D compatible, unlike most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the Lumix DMC-GH3 which are not 3D compatible.

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

The Lumix DMC-GH3 supports WiFi connectivity. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GH3 also support WiFi connectivity.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras which support WiFi connectivity and we think because of it's better review score, the Olympus Stylus 1[plb_2096856_price] is also worth considering.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a WiFi connectivity and we think the Olympus Stylus SH-2[plb_2898975_price], or the Nikon Coolpix P900[plb_2778224_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Lumix DMC-GH3 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other bridge cameras that were released more than a year ago.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Olympus Stylus 1[plb_2096856_price].

We compared all the other cameras which also have a built-in flash to this camera and we think the Olympus Stylus SH-2[plb_2898975_price], or the Nikon Coolpix P900[plb_2778224_price] is also worth considering.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

Like most of the other cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-GH3, the Lumix DMC-GH3 supports Full HD video.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative digital cameras which support Full HD video currently available including the Olympus Stylus 1[plb_2096856_price] which has better reviews.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a Full HD video and we think the Olympus Stylus SH-2[plb_2898975_price], or the Nikon Coolpix P900[plb_2778224_price] is also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Lumix DMC-GH3 has an image stabiliser, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched more than a year ago.

There are a number of alternative cameras with an image stabiliser currently available that you might also want to look at including the Olympus Stylus 1[plb_2096856_price] which has better reviews.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also have an image stabiliser to this camera and we think the Olympus Stylus SH-2[plb_2898975_price], or the Nikon Coolpix P900[plb_2778224_price] is also worth considering.

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Supports Three Image Formats

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 has a greater number of supported image formats than most bridge cameras that are a similar age to it. The most commonly supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this camera. The image formats JPEG XR, MPO and RAW are also supported by this Panasonic digital camera.

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Quite Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

The Lumix DMC-GH3 has a fairly long maximum camera shutter speed (60 seconds) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that came out more than a year ago. The maximum camera shutter speeds of digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GH3 range from 4s to 60s, and the average maximum camera shutter speed is 21s.

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Fairly High Maximum ISO Speed

With a maximum ISO speed of 25,600, the Lumix DMC-GH3 has a fairly high maximum ISO speed compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age. The lowest maximum ISO speed of digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-GH3 is 1,600, the highest is 26,000, and the average maximum ISO speed is 10,000.

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Has Seven White Balance Modes

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 has a greater number of white balance modes than most cameras of this type and age. This Panasonic digital camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on digital cameras of this spec and age. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Flash", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this digital camera.

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540 Shots Per Battery Charge

The Lumix DMC-GH3 is a digital camera that takes 540 shots shots per battery charge. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-GH3 take between 185 and 589 shots per battery charge.

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±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV Step) Flash Exposure Correction

The Lumix DMC-GH3 has a ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step) flash exposure correction which is wider than the ±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction found on most comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This Panasonic camera also have a ±3EV (1/2, 1/3 and 1 EV step) flash exposure correction. Across all similar spec cameras that were launched more than a year ago the flash exposure correction ranges from ±3EV (1/3 EV step) to ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step).

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Lumix DMC-GH3 has a higher still image resolution than most bridge cameras that have been around for more than a year. This Panasonic camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution, whereas most cameras of this type and age have a 3264 x 2448 still image resolution. In addition, this camera have still image resolutions of 2336 x 1752, 4608 x 3072, 3264 x 2176, 2336 x 1560, 4608 x 2592, 3264 x 1840, 1920 x 1080, 3456 x 3456 and 2448 x 2448 and 1744 x 1744.

This digital camera's still image resolution (4608 x 3456) is in fact the best still image resolution across all cameras of this type and age.

A 640 x 480 still image resolution is the worst still image resolution across similar types of digital camera.

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Seven Diaphragm Blades

Most cameras that have been on the market for more than a year have between three and eight diaphragm blades, including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 which has seven diaphragm blades.

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± 5EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

The Lumix DMC-GH3 has a ± 5EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction which is wider than the ± 2EV (1/2EV step) light exposure correction found on most cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. The light exposure correction of all digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the Lumix DMC-GH3 ranges from ± 3EV (1/2EV; 1/3EV step) (worst) to ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) (best).

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Slideshow Playback Mode

This camera has a Repeat all|Slideshow playback mode, which is the most commonly found playback mode on similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than a year ago.

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OLED Display

The Lumix DMC-GH3 has an OLED display which is better than most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. Most similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it have a TFT display. OLED is a newer technology for displays and has much better colour reproduction, faster response times, wider viewing angles and higher brightness compared to LED displays. The worst display of all digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GH3 is TFT and the best is Super AMOLED.

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Very Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the Lumix DMC-GH3 is 8MB, the biggest is 70MB, and the average internal memory is 36MB. With an internal memory of 70 megabytes, the Lumix DMC-GH3 has a very big internal memory compared to most of the other bridge cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-GH3.

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Supports Ten ISO Speeds

The Lumix DMC-GH3 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most digital cameras that came out more than a year ago. This camera supports 3 and 200 ISO speeds, which is the most commonly supported ISO speed supported by digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GH3. The ISO speeds "125", "200", "400", "800", "1600", "6400", "12800", "25600" and "Auto" are also supported by this Panasonic camera.

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Quite Many Total Megapixel Count

With a total megapixel count of 17.2 megapixels, the Lumix DMC-GH3 has one of the more total megapixel counts amongst similar spec cameras of this age. The least total megapixel count of digital cameras of this spec and age is 12MP, the most is 21MP, and the average total megapixel count is 17MP.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by similar spec cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GH3. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this Panasonic digital camera. In addition, this camera supports a video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution amongst all cameras of this age and type.

The worst supported video resolution amongst similar types of digital camera is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Has Three Light Exposure Modes

The number of light exposure modes found on the Lumix DMC-GH3 is more than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This camera has a Shutter priority AE light exposure mode, which is the most frequently found light exposure mode found on bridge cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-GH3. The light exposure modes "Aperture priority AE" and "Manual" are also found on this digital camera.

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Dust Resistant Protection Feature

The protection feature of this digital camera is Dust resistant|Splash proof, which is typical of many digital cameras that were released more than a year ago.

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B Shutter Speed Setting

This digital camera has a B shutter speed setting, which is typical of many cameras that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Very Short Flash Sync-Speed

The Lumix DMC-GH3 has a quite short flash sync-speed (only 0.0062 seconds) compared to most of the other cameras that have been on the market for more than a year. Across all the comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-GH3 the flash sync-speeds range from 0.004s to 1s, and the average flash sync-speed is 0.67s.

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14 Reasons Against

Very Small Optical Zoom

Bridge cameras that were released more than a year ago have optical zooms of between 0.2x and 83x, and the average optical zoom is 37x. At only 0.2 times zoom factor, the Lumix DMC-GH3 has a quite small optical zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GH3.

Digital cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might be worth looking at include the Olympus Stylus 1[plb_2096856_price] (10.7x and higher rated).

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Does Not Support Video Recording

Most bridge cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GH3 do not support video recording. The Lumix DMC-GH3 is no exception to this as it too does not support video recording.

It is worth considering alternative digital cameras which also support video recording including the Olympus Stylus 1[plb_2096856_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Lumix DMC-GH3 does not have a GPS. Most of the other bridge cameras that were released more than a year ago also do not have a GPS.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which also have a GPS which you might want to look at including the Coolpix P900[pl_2778224_price], or the Coolpix P610[pl_2751362_price] both from Nikon.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than a year, the Lumix DMC-GH3 is not waterproof.

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Only MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a Live MOS sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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Only Features Five Flash Modes

The Lumix DMC-GH3 has a greater number of flash modes than most cameras that were launched more than a year ago. This Panasonic digital camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on digital cameras of this age and type. The flash modes "Forced off", "Forced on", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Panasonic camera.

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Very Big Maximum Aperture

With a maximum aperture of only 4, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 has one of the bigger maximum apertures amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age. The average maximum aperture of digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Lumix DMC-GH3 is 6.4.

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Only 1920x1080@25fps Resolution and Capture Speed

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 has a higher resolution at capture speeds than most comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than a year ago. This camera has a 1920x1080@25fps resolution and capture speed, whereas most bridge cameras that have been around for around the same time as it have a 1920x1080@30fps resolution and capture speed. This digital camera also have resolution and capture speeds of 1280x720@25fps, 1280x720@50fps, 1920x1080@24fps and 1920x1080@50fps and 640x480@25fps. Across all bridge cameras that came out more than a year ago the worst resolution at capture speeds is 1280x720@50fps and the best is 1920x1080@60fps.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length

At only 280 millimeters, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 has a fairly short maximum focal length compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age. Cameras of this age and type have maximum focal lengths of between 250mm and 2,000mm, and the average maximum focal length is 950mm.

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Only One Supported Battery

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 is a one supported battery digital camera.

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length

With a minimum focal length of 28 millimeters, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 has a fairly long minimum focal length compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type. Digital cameras that were released one year ago have minimum focal lengths of between 20mm and 30mm, and the average minimum focal length is 25mm.

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Fairly Big Minimum ISO Speed

At 125, the Lumix DMC-GH3 has a quite big minimum ISO speed compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the Lumix DMC-GH3. The average minimum ISO speed of comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-GH3 is 100.

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Very Large Closest Focusing Distance

Across all the comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GH3 the closest focusing distances range from 0.01m to 0.5m. When compared to other cameras of a comparable age and type to the Lumix DMC-GH3, the closest focusing distance of the Lumix DMC-GH3 of 0.5 meters is one of the largest.

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Very Large Minimum Aperture

When compared to other cameras that have been around for more than a year, the minimum aperture of the Lumix DMC-GH3 of 22 is one of the largest. The minimum apertures of bridge cameras that were released one year ago range from 2 to 22.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Panasonic released the Lumix DMC-GH3.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 3 inches, the Lumix DMC-GH3 has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 3" screen cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Olympus Stylus 1[plb_2096856_price].

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most commonly supported memory card on cameras of this age and type. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

There are a number of other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available that you might also want to consider including the Stylus 1[pl_2096856_price], or the Stylus 1[pl_2096856_price] both from Olympus which has better reviews.

If the memory card type of this Panasonic camera is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the Coolpix P610[pl_2751362_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the Coolpix P900[pl_2778224_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC) both from Nikon.

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Average Weight

The Lumix DMC-GH3 has a pretty average weight (470 grams) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GH3.

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Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 16.05 megapixels, the Lumix DMC-GH3 has a pretty average megapixel count compared to most of the other bridge cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GH3.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Lumix DMC-GH3 has a relatively typical digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Full-Frame Sensor Size
Total Megapixel Count
Image Stabilizer
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Waterproof
Colour
Body Material
Protection Feature
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Lens Mount Interface
Aspheric Element
Diaphragm Blades
Filter Size
Focusing
Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Shutter Speed Setting
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Guide
Flash Sync-Speed
Flash Range
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
HD Type
Audio
Audio Format
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Display Aspect Ratio
Viewfinder
Lens Magnification Ratio
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Connector
USB Version
HDMI Version
Camera
GPS
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Playback Mode
Diopter Adjustment
Playback Mode
Eye Relief
Scene Mode
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Lens Weight
Lens Length
Lens Diameter
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Battery Capacity
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
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26 May 2014

When we adopted the description ?compact system camera' for the new generation of mirrorless models with interchangeable lenses, we always assumed that compactness would be the key element of any... Read more…

DP Review

22 November 2013

The Pentax K-3 is the company's latest range-topping DSLR, which means another robustly constructed, well-proportioned camera built with photographers in mind. The 24MP K-3 does without an... Read more…

IT Reviews.com

6 October 2013

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 is an excellent camera for video enthusiast, but it's not the best all-around Micro Four Thirds camera that we've tested...

4 October 2013

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 is an excellent camera for video enthusiasts, but it's not the best all-around Micro Four Thirds camera that we've tested...

30 September 2013

Panasonic's Lumix DMC-GH3 is an interchangeable lens camera that's aimed at the pro set. It's solidly built, has a dazzling array of direct control buttons and dials, and there are plenty of... Read more…

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 11 August 2013 by Jimmy Jam
Jimmy Jam would recommend the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

Pros: ? NO time limits recording video ? Nice swivel screen ? Well made & ergonomic designed body ? Excellent touch screen feature ? Headphone sound monitoring output ? Excellent video and photo... Read more…

Reviewed 16 December 2012 by Josh
Josh would recommend the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 (Verified Purchase)

Put this on pre-order the day pre-orders became available. I bought it for video use and I'v been blown away by how good this camera is, it's so good I ended up selling my 5D Mark III (Which I... Read more…

Reviewed 24 July 2013 by TnBURBANK
TnBURBANK would recommend the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 (Verified Purchase)

I, also, own the GH2 (hacked) and I love it. But, it was not a complete camera for my needs. The GH3 picks up where it left off with the GH2...meaning Panasonic was listening to its customer base.... Read more…

Reviewed 19 January 2013 by Meneghel Photo
Meneghel Photo would recommend the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 (Verified Purchase)

I had been debating about which MFT camera to get in a while. After reading photo blogs I decided to go with the GH3. The image quality is amazing in low light. The lenses are way smaller and... Read more…

Reviewed 16 December 2012 by LMB
LMB would recommend the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 (Verified Purchase)

I use the Gh3 primarily for video production but the photo technology in the the Gh3 has improved so much that I'm excited about photography again. I love the silent shutter mode, the grain it... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dmcgh3, dmcgh3k, dmcgh3kb, dmcgh3kbo, dmcgh3kbod, dmcgh3kbody, panasonic w32, panasonic w16, panasonic w64, panasonic w64g, panasonic w32g, panasonic w16g, panasonic dmcg3, panasonic w32gb, panasonic w16gb, panasonic dmcg5, panasonic w64gb, panasonic dmcg5k, panasonic dmcg3k, panasonic dmcgh2, panasonic dmcgh3, panasonic dmcgf5, panasonic dmcgf2, panasonic dmcg3kr, panasonic dmcgh2h, panasonic dmcg5kk, panasonic dmwlrc1, panasonic dmcgh3k, panasonic dmcgf5x, panasonic dmcgf2c
Barcodes 00885170087217, 00885170103887, 05025232701513, 05025232701537, 05025232701568, 05025232701575, 05025232701612, 05025232701629

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