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Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K Digital Camera

$872.99
SLR 16.05MP Live MOS 4x Dec 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Digital Zoom Release Date
Twenty-one industry awards
Beautiful images, both video and still
Digital noise handled very well
244 Reviews + 21 Awards
Trusted Reviews Recommended DP Review Gold PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended What Digital Camera Gold
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Reviews

Twenty-One Industry Awards

Amongst cameras of this age and spec, this camera is one of the most highly awarded by experts in cameras.

This digital camera was given an "Editor's Choice" award by review sites CNET.com.au, Photoreview.com.au, Hardwarezone.com.sg, Tbreak.ae and Reviewed.com all of whom said that this Panasonic digital camera was terrific.

This Panasonic digital camera was given a "Highly Recommended" award by websites Ephotozine, PhotographyBlog.com, Camera Labs, Lydogbilde.no and Ljudochbild.se all of whom thought that this medium megapixel camera was great.

The editors of five other expert review sites all concluded that they would endorse this camera. This Panasonic camera received a "Recommended" award from Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Digitallife.se, Akam.no and Hardwarezone.com.ph.

The editors of two additional expert review sites both decided that this Panasonic digital camera was brilliant and gave it one of their highest awards. This camera received a "Gold" award from both What Digital Camera and DP Review.

The editors of three more expert review sites all decided that this camera was good. This Panasonic camera received a "5 Star" award from both Digital Versus and 01net.com and Expert Reviews gave it an "Ultimate" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

This digital camera has an average expert rating of 88 out of 100 based on fourty-three expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, DP Review, PhotographyBlog.com and Ephotozine. This means that camera experts think this camera is one of the very best medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

User Reviews Are Excellent

On average, DMC-GH3EC-K owners rated this camera as exceptional. Over 77% of reviewers gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 99% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. Users think this camera is one of the better cameras of a comparable age and spec.

Panasonic Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Based on 8,853 expert and user reviews (including 765 verified purchases), Panasonic has good ratings for its cameras. Panasonic also has good ratings specifically within its medium megapixel digital cameras range compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Panasonic camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The DMC-GH3EC-K has an HDMI. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years also have an HDMI.

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Supports PictBridge

The DMC-GH3EC-K supports PictBridge. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera also support PictBridge.

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Focusing

Very Large Closest Focusing Distance

With a closest focusing distance of 0.5 meters, the DMC-GH3EC-K has a very large closest focusing distance compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. Across all the digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera the closest focusing distances range from 0.001m to 0.5m.

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Light Exposure

Only Supports Seven ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K is more than most similar spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivities 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 and 12800 are also supported by this digital camera.

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Weight & Dimensions

Premium Video Features and Quality in a Compact Body, Including a Range of Pr

Thirty people considered that the product was compact. Four years ago Imaging Resource.com mentioned “Premium video features and quality in a compact body, including a range of pr” in their review of this digital camera but even so they gave the product a score of 1 stars. Five years ago Whatdigitalcamera.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Panasonic produce various examples of compact models in its Lumix lineup bu”. Whatdigitalcamera.com also mentioned “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” in their review.

Eighteen customers wrote in their reviews that it was a good body shape. Pcquest.com mentioned four years ago “HD video recording at 5072Mbps, weather shield body” however despite that they only gave the Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K a score of 14 out of 100. In the same month Popphoto.com wrote in their review of the Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K “If you're looking for the Micro Four Thirds body with the best possible video”. Tbreak.ae wrote five years ago “The Panasonic Lumix GH3 has a large body.”.

Eleven people who purchased it agreed that it was heavy and bulky. Smh.com.au gave it a rating of 5 stars and said “It is large and heavy for the format, giving up one of the a” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Pocket-Lint.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Otherwise a bit bulky and certainly pricey” . Rom said “I definitely recommend this camera to anyone seriously thinking about switching from the old heavy/clunky and soon-to-be obsolete DSLR cameras to the M43 system”.

Three people said in their reviews that this digital camera was good structurally. Camera Labs said in their review of the Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K “Weatherproof construction and great controls”. Bhphotovideo.com wrote two years ago “Great Construction” in their Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K review. Four years ago Antonio said “The different file formats, higher bit rates and strong construction were some of the very welcome new features that made me decide for it” in his Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K review and rated the product 7 stars.

Two owners said in their reviews that the product was lightweight. Kinoeye13 wrote on Bhphotovideo.com four years ago “Very lightweight” in their review of this digital camera. Jessie Ray Hester mentioned in his review of the Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K on Bhphotovideo.com “It's also unbelievably lightweight and portable” and gave the product a rating of 7 stars.

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Heavy

With a weight of 550 grams, the DMC-GH3EC-K is quite heavy compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera. Medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have weights of between 20g and 1.3kg.

Cameras with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the Canon G1 X (492g).

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Support

Good Support

Eight owners said in their reviews that it had good technical guidance. Expert review site Techradar.com/au/ said in their Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K review four years ago “Buying Guide Best compact system camera Panasonic is clearly going for the serious filmmaker market with the Panasonic GH3” . Petertheartist gave it a rating of 6 stars and mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “Top Quality image, & build! Cheap Camera! Many more features to help make shooting easy for a professional cinematographer”. Packman mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com four years ago “My Canon 580 EX works well on manual mode” in their review of this digital camera.


Features

Useful Video Features

Thirty owners who reviewed the product concluded that it had good features. Pc Mag said in their review of this digital camera “Excellent video quality and features” . Four years ago Hardwarezone.com.sg said “Powerful video recording features” in their review of this digital camera. Tbreak.ae said in their review of this digital camera “Useful video features”.


Video

1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The DMC-GH3EC-K has 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is actually the best video resolution across all similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

Across similar types of digital camera the worst video resolution is 640 x 480 pixels.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The DMC-GH3EC-K supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than two years. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). The worst video resolution of all digital cameras of this age and spec is 320 x 120 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K features voice recording. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera also feature voice recording.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

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Can Be Used Silently

Six customers who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was quiet. Five years ago Digital Versus wrote in their review of this digital camera “Can be used silently”. Dscott wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “Size, weight, price and quiet shutter are appealing” in their review of this digital camera. Cinecameratv said on Bhphotovideo.com four years ago “The ability to set your shot in seconds because of its fast, quiet, precise auto-focus multiplies your productivity”.

Six customers who purchased this digital camera considered that it was noisy. Five years ago Digital Versus said in their Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K review “Digital noise handled very well”. Moeman wrote in their review of this digital camera “3 system, still somewhat noisy”. Singlespeeder said “That is, noisy beyond 1600 ISO, acceptable up to 800” and gave this digital camera a score of 7 stars.

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Digital Noise Handled Very Well

Six customers who purchased this digital camera considered that it was noisy. Five years ago Digital Versus said in their Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K review “Digital noise handled very well”.

Moeman wrote in their review of this digital camera “3 system, still somewhat noisy”. Singlespeeder said “That is, noisy beyond 1600 ISO, acceptable up to 800” and gave this digital camera a score of 7 stars.

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Lens System

Quite Small Maximum Aperture Number

The Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K has one of the smaller maximum aperture numbers (8) amongst cameras of this age. The average maximum aperture number of cameras of a similar type and age to this camera is 7.4.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

Cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera have digital zooms of between 1x and 120x. At only 4 times zoom factor, the DMC-GH3EC-K has a quite small digital zoom compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Cameras of this spec and age have minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 4.5mm and 40mm. With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 28 millimeters, the DMC-GH3EC-K has one of the longer minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) amongst similar spec cameras of this age.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

Digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera have minimum aperture numbers of between 1.7 and 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.4. The Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K has one of the larger minimum aperture numbers (4) amongst medium megapixel digital cameras of this age.

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Packaging Content

Has a Battery Charger Included

The DMC-GH3EC-K has a battery charger included, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to this digital camera.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The DMC-GH3EC-K has an AC adapter included. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago also have an AC adapter included.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K has a batteries included, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera.

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Battery

540 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The DMC-GH3EC-K is a camera that takes 540 shots battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera take between 105 and 1,499 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Design

Beautiful Images, Both Video and Still

Fifteen owners who reviewed the Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K reckoned that it was good looking. Videomaker.com mentioned “Beautiful images, both video and still” although they only gave it a score of 14 out of 100. Expert review site Ephotozine.com wrote “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 this digital camera. Expert review site Reviewed.com gave it a rating of 8 stars and mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The Olympus OM-D E-M5 has incredible styling and control.”.

Nine customers who reviewed the product considered that it was well designed. Pc Mag mentioned “Dustproof and splashproof design” in their Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K review. Expert website Pcmag.com rated the product 5 stars and said “It's a 16-megapixel design that is quite popular for videographers.”. Wild Bill wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “I love the design of this camera” in their review of this digital camera and rated it 8 stars.

Eight customers wrote in their reviews that it was ergonomic. Photog22 wrote three years ago “The ergonomics are superior and the camera just feels really comfortable in the hand”. Wild Bill mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “It has an excellent intuitive feel & great ergonomics” and gave the product a score of 7 stars. Seattle Shutterbug gave it a score of 8 stars and said “Ergonomics are perfect and not too small”.

Three customers thought it was smooth. Catcave mentioned four years ago “The build quality is fantastic as well and for IS and those smooth pans I have a Mangnus tripod” and gave the product a rating of 8 stars. Love Phtography gave the product a score of 7 stars and she mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “It is smooth sailing!” in her Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K review. Four years ago Jamesm1291 scored it 7 stars and said on Bhphotovideo.com “Recording is smooth and effortless and the picture quality is excellent” in their Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K review.

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Image Quality

Seventy-eight people who reviewed it agreed that it was good quality. Dpexpert.com.au mentioned in their review of the Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K “The video quality is sensational” but even so they only gave it a score of 1 stars. Cnet.com.au mentioned four years ago “Excellent photo and video quality” but despite that they only scored it 18.8 out of 100. Also four years ago Itproportal.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Image quality” however despite that they only scored the product 18.8 out of 100.

Good Build

Thirty-six owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was well made. Eleven years ago Dp Review mentioned “Solid, sealed metal construction without the camera becoming too heavy” but they rated it 1 stars. Five years ago What Digital Camera mentioned “Comprehensive set of video functions, solid and robust build quality” in their Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K review yet they only gave it a rating of 1 stars. Videomaker.com mentioned four years ago “Good build”.

Twelve people who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was strong and durable. Four years ago Cnet.com.au gave it a rating of 7 stars and wrote on expert website CNET.com.au “Offering a robust shooting design and features to suit indie film-makers” in their review of this digital camera. Ephotozine.com said in their review of the Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K on Ephotozine five years ago “The Panasonic Lumix GH3 with a rugged weather sealed body”. Also five years ago expert review site Pocket-Lint.com wrote “The rugged and splash-proof GH3 also throws in more video capture options than you can shake a stick at” and scored it 5 stars.

Six customers who purchased it concluded that it was sealed. Ed wrote in his Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K review “Living here in the soggy Northwest, I especially like that the camera is weather sealed” and gave it a score of 4 stars. Et wrote “It is absolutely fantastic and a great weather -sealed workhorse”. Josh said in his review of the Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K “It's also fully weather sealed and you can feel it I have no problems with using this in the rain (as long as a weather sealed lens is also attached”.

Two people who purchased it wrote that it was reliable. Michael wrote in his review of this digital camera four years ago “Yet I'm also using it for various shorter length projects as well and have found it to be both an incredible value and a reliable camera for both stills”. Scotts said in their review of the Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K “Reliable Nikon D70 and my Sony Z1U HDV camcorder with a "hybrid" DSLR for about a year now” and scored it 7 stars.

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Remote Control

Fourty-five people mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use. Dp Review said in their review of this digital camera “Lots of external control points”. Ephotozine said “Remote control” in their review of this digital camera. Trusted Reviews wrote “Classleading touchscreen control” but even so they scored it 18.8 out of 100.

Thirteen people who reviewed the product thought it was comfortable and easy to hold. Two years ago Bhphotovideo.com said in their Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K review “Right-sized For Big Hands”. Bhphotovideo.com also wrote “Easy To Hold Grip” in their review. Whatdigitalcamera.com mentioned on expert website What Digital Camera “With a larger handgrip, improved arrangement of buttons, bigger battery”.

Six people who bought it thought it was easy to use the menus. Dp Review wrote on DP Review “Comprehensive Wi-Fi settings and extensive control” but in spite of that they scored the product 1 stars. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned “Well Thought Out Menu”. Paulh mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “Feels good in the hand; solid build; clean menu system” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a rating of 7 stars.

Two people agreed that this digital camera was easy to handle. Hardwarezone.com.sg mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Userfriendly UI and handling” but even so they only gave this digital camera a score of 19.4 out of 100. Packman wrote in their Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K review on Bhphotovideo.com four years ago “And careful handling of RAW files give beautiful still images” and gave it a rating of 6 stars.

One owner who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good interface. Tangier wrote four years ago “Interface and recording times great”.

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Flash

Has an External Flash Connector

The DMC-GH3EC-K has an external flash connector, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The DMC-GH3EC-K has a flash exposure compensation. Most of the other cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera also have a flash exposure compensation.

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Technical Details

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera.

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Display

Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The DMC-GH3EC-K has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike most of the other cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

The lowest display resolution (numeric) of digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago is 230 pixels, the highest is 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 430,000 pixels. At 614,000 pixels, the Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K has a quite high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the DMC-GH3EC-K has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3" screen digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Olympus E-PL5 + M.ZUIKO ED 14‑42mm.

If this medium megapixel camera display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to look at the Nikon D4S ($4,200) (3.2"), or the Samsung Camera ($45.99) (4.8").

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Camera

Has a Dioptre Correction

The DMC-GH3EC-K has a dioptre correction, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

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Supports Direct Printing

The DMC-GH3EC-K supports direct printing, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The DMC-GH3EC-K features multi-shot function, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera.

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Supports Live View

The DMC-GH3EC-K supports live view. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age also support live view.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The DMC-GH3EC-K has a tripod mountable. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this digital camera also have a tripod mountable.

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Features Histogram

The Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K features histogram. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to this digital camera also feature histogram.

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Very Big Eye Relief

The smallest eye relief of medium megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera is 15mm and the biggest is 21mm. With an eye relief of 21 millimeters, the DMC-GH3EC-K has one of the biggest eye reliefs amongst medium megapixel digital cameras of this age.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The DMC-GH3EC-K has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

We compared all the other cameras with a built-in flash to this camera and we think the Olympus E-PL5 + M.ZUIKO ED 14‑42mm which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has an HDMI Port

The DMC-GH3EC-K has an HDMI port, as do most of the other cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The DMC-GH3EC-K has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Video Out

Like most of the other digital cameras that have been available for more than two years, the Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K does not have a video out.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The DMC-GH3EC-K has a higher still image resolution than most medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this Panasonic camera have still image resolution(s) of 4608x3456, 3264x2448 and 2336x1752 and 1824x1368. The worst still image resolution of all medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera is 640 x 360 and the best is 4928 x 3264.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The DMC-GH3EC-K supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera.

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Power

Extended Battery Life to 540 Shots

Twenty-four owners who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it had a good battery life. Dp Review said in their review of this digital camera on DP Review “Big battery with the option of battery grip for long shoot” yet they only scored it 18.74 out of 100. Camera Labs wrote “Extended battery life to 540 shots” in their review of the Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K. Two years ago Bhphotovideo.com wrote in their Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K review “Great Battery Life”.


WiFi (connection to a Mobile Phone, Geotagging

One customer who reviewed the Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K concluded that it had good geotagging. Digital Versus mentioned “WiFi (connection to a mobile phone, geotagging”.

Built-In Flash

Seven owners who bought it concluded that it had a good flash. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned “Wireless Flash” in their review of this digital camera however they rated it 1 stars. Expert website Reviewed.com said “The GH3 is Panasonic's flagship Micro Four Thirds camera, offering a DSLR-like form factor, built-in flash, large grip” in their review of this digital camera. Packman wrote in their review of this digital camera on Bhphotovideo.com “Haven't used the built-in flash.”.

Useful Video Features

One hundred and twenty-seven customers who bought it concluded that it was good for video recording. Digital Versus wrote in their Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K review five years ago “Excellentquality video mode” nonetheless they only gave this digital camera a score of 20 out of 100. Dp Review said on DP Review “Sensational video quality” in their review of this digital camera yet they gave it a rating of 18.74 out of 100. Camera Labs said “Wide range of movie formats with high bit rate encoding up to 72Mbps” .

The LCD Display is One of the Most Responsive We've Used

Nineteen people who purchased the product considered that it had a good screen. What Digital Camera wrote “The LCD display is one of the most responsive we've used”. Miguel_13 mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com four years ago “A much more useful swing-out LCD screen, excellent built-in time lapse capability” in their Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K review. The Eye said on Bhphotovideo.com “Swivel articulating touch screen is a must have for me” in their review of this digital camera.

Sixteen owners concluded that it had an electronic viewfinder. Digital Versus mentioned five years ago “Precise EVF” . Good Gear Guide.com.au said four years ago “Builtin EVF and flash”. Camera Labs wrote in their Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K review “Big, bright, stable 16 9 1 744k dot OLED EVF”.

Eight people who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it had a good viewfinder. Nm mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The only problem I have is the view finder” and rated it 5 stars. Tnburbank mentioned in their Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K review on Bhphotovideo.com “The viewfinder has been improved to be brighter, sharper”. Four years ago Richio rated it 7 stars and mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The viewfinder is plenty clear enough, in fact I use that most of the time, instead of the back LCD”.

Four customers who purchased it considered that it was mirrorless. Expert website Reviewed.com said five years ago “Our time with the Panasonic GH3 convinced us that it's the best mirrorless system camera to date”. Victor wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “The Panasonic DMC-GH3 is the best mirrorless DSLR-like camera on the market in video performance” in his Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K review and gave it a score of 9 stars. Jessie Ray Hester wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “The GH3 is a mirror-less hybrid DSLR, that will do everything you want it to do. So far it has never let me down” in his review of this digital camera.

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Image Quality

Ninety owners said in their reviews that this digital camera was able to produce good images. Dpexpert.com.au said four years ago “Still images are good, particularly when saved RAW” but they only rated it 1 stars. Goodgearguide.com.au mentioned on expert website Good Gear Guide.com.au “If you use them correctly, you'll end up with images that are clean, highly detailed” in their review of the Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K. Expert review site Videomaker.com said “The GH3 produces exceptional images, both still” in their review of the Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K and gave the product a score of 6 stars.

Seventeen owners considered that it had a good picture resolution. What Digital Camera wrote in their review of the Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K five years ago “Highspeed 6fps continuous shooting”. Pc Mag wrote on PC Mag “6.2fps continuous shooting” in their review of the Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K. Camera Labs mentioned “Interval shooting and HDR modes”.

Fourteen owners concluded that it was good in low light. Preston Davis mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “With the right glass it is excellent in low light”. Psb mentioned “Great low light performance” in their Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K review. Nm mentioned in their review of this digital camera “It excels with it's dynamic range, low light performance, image "flatness", ease of use” and scored the product 6 stars.

Twelve people who purchased the product wrote that it had a good ISO range. Ephotozine said “Very low imagenoise until ISO 800” . Ephotozine also mentioned “Excellent retention of details even at high ISO” in their review. Expert website Ephotozine.com wrote “Have posted sample photos from our studio showing the full ISO range and different white balance settings” and rated it 5 stars.

Nine owners agreed that it had a good image sensor. Ephotozine wrote in their review of this digital camera “Excellent EVF with EyeStart sensor” although they gave it a rating of 14 out of 100. Ryan gave it a score of 4 stars and he wrote in his review of this digital camera on Bhphotovideo.com “Sure the sensor is a little smaller.”. Kastel07 wrote four years ago “The GH2 also has a bigger sensor than the GH3 (similar to the GH1) resulting in a wider picture than the GH3 with the same lens” .

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Snappy Autofocus

Twenty-eight customers who bought it concluded that it had a good autofocus. Pocket Lint wrote “Video capture is as good as it gets, feature-packed, fast single autofocus, pinpoint autofocus mode, best continuous autofocus of any CSC we've yet seen, wireless” in their review of the Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K. Pc Mag mentioned on PC Mag four years ago “Snappy autofocus” in their review of this digital camera. Videomaker.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Focus assist and histogram” .

Eighteen people who purchased the product mentioned that it had a good lens. Expert website Tbreak.ae said “The simple fact that it’s Micro Four Thirds also means that not only are the compact lens selection great.” in their review of the Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K. In April last year Prhaskell gave the product a rating of 7 stars and mentioned in their review of the Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K “Also, like grabbing one with the right lens for photography.) Very versatile camera that shoots sharp images.”. Moeman wrote in their review of this digital camera on Bhphotovideo.com three years ago “I suggest using as quick a lens as possible to compensate for it”.

Five people who reviewed this digital camera wrote that it had a good zoom. Expert review site Itwire.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “The best Compact System Zoom lens” and scored it 4 stars. Miguel Angel Cotto Morales said on Bhphotovideo.com three years ago “If you can afford an extra lenses get a good zoom for far away shots!The best part is that when the GH4 comes out all the accessories” and rated it 8 stars.

Two customers concluded that it had a good image stabiliser. Bhphotovideo.com said “Good Image Stabilization” in their review of the Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K. Jamesm1291 gave it a score of 6 stars and wrote “I am less happy about image stabilization”.

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Good Connectivity

One customer considered that it was good in terms of connectivity. Five years ago Techradar.com wrote on Techradar “An articulating capacitive touchscreen, Wi-Fi connectivity and a fast autofocus system” in their review of this digital camera.


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Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since April 2017.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic dmcgh3kbody, panasonic dmcg5kbody, panasonic dmwlrc1gu, panasonic dmcgf5xr, panasonic dmcgf2cs, panasonic dmcgf2kk, panasonic dmcg3kr, panasonic dmcgh2h, panasonic dmcg5kk, dmcgh3eck
Barcodes 0000008.85E+11, 00616932797132, 00885170103887, 04984824964693, 05025232701513, 05025232701537, 05025232701568, 05025232701575, 05025232701612, 05025232701629

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