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Panasonic DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm

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Panasonic DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm

Panasonic DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm
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A multi award winning and good spec MILC digital camera
MILC 12.1MP 4" 4000 X 3000 Pixels Oct 2011
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Panasonic DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Panasonic DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm number 223 in best selling cameras and number 825 across all digital cameras.
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118 Reviews + 10 Awards
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Good Features
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Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
This Panasonic digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Wide range of minimum aperture numbers depending on lens used
Lower than average megapixels
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution

How Big is the Panasonic DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm?

The Panasonic DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm is 107.7mm wide and 67.1mm tall. It is 32.5mm deep and weighs 222g.

Panasonic DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm front dimensions
Panasonic DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm size in context

Panasonic DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm In-Depth Analysis

Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The lowest megapixels of cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm's sensor megapixels of only 12.1MP is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 15% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Panasonic DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm has a maximum image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower image resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Very Slow Camera Shutter Speed

The DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm's camera shutter speed of only 0.00025s is slower than 75% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm of 6,400 is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 47% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This Panasonic camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Panasonic DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Weight

The Panasonic DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm's weight of 222g is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 54% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1600 X 1064 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm is 1600 x 1064. That's 42% lower still image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1712 x 1712. Cameras resolutions range from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Panasonic DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Supports Live View

The DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm supports live view, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not support live view.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm features multi burst mode, unlike 87% of cameras which do not feature multi burst mode.

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Has a Touchscreen

The DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm has a touchscreen. 83% of digital cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm features brightness adjustment. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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340 Battery Life

The Panasonic DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm is a camera that takes 340 shots battery life.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm supports video capability, unlike 67% of cameras which do not support video capability.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm has an anti-dust function, which is unusual. 90% of cameras do not have an anti-dust function.

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3D

The Panasonic DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm is 3D. 90% of cameras are not 3D.

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Features Calendar

The DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm features calendar. 87% of cameras do not feature calendar.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Memory Card Size

The maximum memory card size of the DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm of 48GB is in the largest 32% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the cameras the maximum memory card sizes range from 1GB to 260GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 43GB.

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Higher Than Average Maximum Playback Zoom

The lowest maximum playback zoom of digital cameras is 1x, the highest is 39x, and the average maximum playback zoom is 10x. The DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm's maximum playback zoom of 16x is in the highest 7% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm's digital zoom of 4x is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 49% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Wide Range of Minimum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480|320 x 240 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Lower Than Average Display Resolution

Across all the cameras the display resolutions range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The display resolution of the DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm of only 460,000 pixels is lower than 65% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Panasonic digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Panasonic DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm features saturation adjustment. 87% of digital cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Panasonic DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm has an HDMI port, which is unusual. 73% of digital cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Panasonic DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm's display diagonal of 3" is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 19% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Wide Range of Magnifications Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the magnification depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of magnifications are possible with this camera.

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Has a Wind Filter

The Panasonic DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm has a wind filter, which is unusual. 96% of cameras do not have a wind filter.

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Supports Custom Colours

The DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm supports custom colours. 94% of cameras do not support custom colours.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Panasonic DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm has a tripod mount. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 83% of digital cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The DMC-GF3X + G VARIO 14-42mm features contrast adjustment, unlike 83% of digital cameras which do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

0000008.85E+11, 00008.8517E+11, 00017986536751, 00195565244676, 00662425830886, 00662425830916, 00689466737172, 00689466737189, 00885170033535, 00885170033634, 00885170051812, 00885170051829, 00885170051836, 00885170051935, 00885170061705, 00885170061712, 00885170061729, 00885170061736, 00885170061767, 00885170068988, 00885170069022, 04984824925595, 05025232637393, 05025232637409, 05025232637416, 05025232637447, 05025232637461, 05025232637478, 05025232637485, 05025232637522

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